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Category: Moving in the UK

A document being signed next to keys to a new house Date for MPs to Debate Stamp Duty Holiday Extension

It has now been announced that MPs will debate the Stamp Duty Holiday extension on February 1 (next Monday). Last week saw the announcement that the petition to extend the stamp duty holiday period had garnered enough support for the House of[...]

January 27th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Clock, files of coins and house Petition Leads to House of Commons debating Stamp Duty Holiday Extension

After a petition of more than 110,000 signatures was presented to the government in support of extending the stamp duty holiday, the House of Commons have confirmed that there will be a debate held in Parliament. The stamp duty holiday was initially[...]

January 18th, 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 >

A surveyor performing a virtual house moving survey via video What Does a Virtual Survey Involve?

If you’re planning a move and would prefer to have a moving survey performed at a distance our moving consultants can offer a virtual survey via a video. This enables them to create a detailed moving quote without actually visiting your home. All[...]

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

Roof and pod being added to the new van Here Goes the Roof!

Here's the next stage of development of the Burke Bros six pallet furniture van.  The roof and pod have been added. Still a little way to go yet until it will be completed, branded and ready for collection in January 2021.  Reliable[...]

December 16th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Sitting by the fireside Five Top Tips for Moving House in the Winter

Winter house moves sometimes require a little more thinking out. The weather can pose a few problems if you’re not entirely prepared for all eventualities. Here are our five top tips on surviving a winter move: 1. Heavy rain poses a greater[...]

December 15th, 2020 | 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 looking through binoculars How to Spot a Rogue Remover at Fifty Paces

Packing all of your worldly possessions into boxes and stacking them up in a van to be transported to another destination is no mean feat. Factor in the legal and financial dealings and the general upheaval of breaking from a normal[...]

November 11th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Four removal vans We’re still moving!

After the government’s announcement that the country is entering a second lockdown from Thursday, house removals are still able to take place. All of our moving and storage services will remain fully operational. We are still able to receive enquiries for upcoming moves[...]

November 2nd, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Top Tips on Speeding Up a Sale and Purchase

The buying and selling of a property involves a number of different processes and people and will always need a fair amount of time to come to a conclusion. Here we’ve collated a few top tips on speeding up the process: 1. Choose[...]

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

How Stamp Duty Savings Can be Put to Use for a Stress Free Moving Day

Think it’s just a case of gathering together a few willing friends and hiring a van to do a house move ‘DIY style’? Think again. Even if you’re moving a short distance, the logistics of moving your entire household possessions takes[...]

August 26th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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