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Category: France

French proprty in the Provence countryside Moving to France: The Rural Rush

As we continue to monitor the effects of the pandemic on the French property market, we note that we saw greatly increased demand for moves to France in the lead up to the Brexit deadline and in the first quarter of[...]

May 10th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

40th anniversary Look Out for the Logo

This year takes us into our 40th year in business. Over the last four decades, we've performed towards 75,000 moves across the spectrum of UK, European, international and office moves. Look out on our social media channels as we'll be marking this[...]

April 15th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Newsletter header with images of four vans, a shipping vessel and forklift Spring Newsletter 2021

From navigating the effects of Brexit and Covid, kicking off our 40th year, marking international women's day and everything in between! Find out what we've been up to recently in our latest newsletter. Download it here.  [...]

April 7th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Ricky Gervais inpersonator looking at the screen Celebrating 40 Years in Business with Our Famous Friends

This year takes us into our 40th year in business. Over the last four decades, we've performed towards 75,000 moves across the spectrum of UK, European, international and ofice moves. Look out on our social media channels as we'll be marking[...]

April 1st, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Piggy banks lined up in a row Moving Overseas? Here’s a Way to Save Money

When it comes to moving abroad, there will be a lot to think about and to plan and there will be quite a few areas of expense that you’ll need to budget for. One of which will of course be the[...]

March 28th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Random Acts of Kindness Day quotation Adding a Little Kindness into House Moving

It may be ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’ but we’d like to add a little kindness into house moving on any day! Burke Bros are pleased to support ‘The Good Shepherd Ministry’ to help tackle food poverty amongst some of the most[...]

February 17th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Removals van in snow ready to leave for France. Covid, Brexit, snow…..Burke Bros are keeping it moving

Great to receive this message today from our customers moving from Chepstow to Pouydraguin Gers, France, whose household effects cleared customs this morning: "Hi both I've just had a quick chat to Brendan and he confirmed that they were just leaving port!!! Yay -[...]

January 25th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Historic buildings in a French street French Property Market Remains Resilient

A report compiled by the Notaires de France concludes that the French property market has actually remained in good shape despite the pandemic looming large and the associated lockdowns. The report outlines that house prices in the country rose by 4.2%[...]

January 14th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

BAR movers badge Latest Covid-19 Restrictions Update January 4th for Removal Companies

Further to the PM’s announcement of the new Tier 5 restrictions in England, it is confirmed that Moving home is still permissible. The newly published guidelines state that: People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely[...]

January 5th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Chassis of six pallet van A Work in Progress

Here’s our next work in progress. This is what a chassis cab looks like before many weeks of building the body and sleeper apartments for the next Burke Bros six pallet furniture van. The vehicle should be completed and available January 2021,[...]

November 27th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Gary Burke with boxes next to a company van Level of Demand for Moves Makes the Headlines

As the Brexit deadline looms we have seen extraordinary demand for moves to France, as well as Cyprus and Portugal, for customers wanting to make the move before there is a change in regulations once we leave the EU. Alongside this,[...]

November 25th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Child reading a book at sunset The Move Abroad and Teaching Your Child a Second Language

It’s a well-known phenomenon that children are more adept to picking up a second language than adults are and the ideal time to learn a second language is during childhood. It becomes significantly harder as we get older. However, we appreciate[...]

November 18th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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