A Century of Moving For the Trenchard Family of Bournemouth

What 2019 means to our company. Britannia Leatherbarrows is a family owned Removals and Storage business that has been a member of the Britannia Group for over 30 years.  2019 is a special year for the owners, the Trenchard Family. David Trenchard is the 3rd generation to run a family removals and storage business in Bournemouth, he joined straight from school in 1962 and had already worked with his father and their workforce during school holidays and at weekends helping to pack and ... Read more

Beat The Moving Day Hassle Factor

The main problem that home movers discover when moving day arrives is that they must empty their home in order for their solicitor to physically sell their house to the new owners and they cannot move into the new one until the money has been paid over to the vendors.   The hassle can start when they arrive at the new property to find that the previous owner has not yet moved out and the house won’t be empty until say 5pm or ... Read more

Britannia Movers of Edinburgh wins international removals award

Britannia Movers of Edinburgh has won an award for international removals services at the annual Britannia Conference in April 2019. Britannia Movers of Edinburgh provides domestic and international removals services to customers planning to move home in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. As part of the Britannia Group, the largest removals and storage business of its kind in the UK, the company has won an award for 'Most Improved International Shipper' The award follows the Company's focus on international moving services as more ... Read more

Avoiding the man and van

We are rapidly approaching the busy season for home movers and this is when we see the emergence of everyone with a small van that sets themselves up as a removal company. In the second in our series we look at how to avoid the rogue operators. Sadly as an unregulated industry anyone can say they are a removal company and then turn up and empty the entire contents of your home and drive off with it - yet people are ... Read more

Matthew prepares for his first summer in the Removals & Storage Industry

Matthew joined the Stafford team as a Graduate Trainee Manager in September 2018. Since then he has embarked on a structured training program having spent time in every part of the business as well as undertaking external training. The summer represents the peak period in the moving industry – Matthew has braced himself for a busy time ahead! Read more