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Category: Moving in the UK

Team of Burke Bros removal operatives climbng Mount Snowdon Team Burke Bros Take on Snowdon for Local Charity

There was a sterling effort by a team of our drivers and porters as they headed to Wales last weekend to take on Mount Snowdon to raise funds for local hospice, Compton Care. As Wales’ highest mountain, dominating the skyline of North[...]

March 23rd, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Wooden house and piles of coins First Time Buyers Propel the Housing Market

Data from last year is revealing that there has been a significant increase in the contribution to the housing market from first time buyers.  It has been reported that during 2021, their contribution increased by just over £27 billion in a[...]

February 11th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Boy reading a book Books to Help Children with Moving House

Moving house is one of life’s biggest upheavals. This can be particularly pertinent for children. Older children can be unsettled at the prospect of leaving their friendship groups and for younger children the entire process of packing everything into boxes, a[...]

February 4th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Sleeping kitten Taking Care of Your Cat During a House Move

Ideally it’s better to have your cat out of the way on moving day. If they are conducive to going into a cattery for the day, for example, or if you have someone who can suitably take care of them; this[...]

January 21st, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Compton Care van and Burke Bros Moving Group Van Moving for Good with 'Project House Move'

Burke Bros Moving Group and Compton Care are both celebrating their 40th year in 2022 and to commemorate this occasion, they are coming together with an exciting new fundraising campaign, “Project Home Move.” Burke Bros have committed to match every donation made[...]

January 13th, 2022 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Calendar What Do I Need to do in the Week Before Moving House?

You’re a week away from the moving day, here’s a few useful pointers to make sure you’re on track for the big day:

  • Draw up a plan for where you want the effects to be placed in your new property. Have[...]

    October 12th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Seven Superstitions for Moving Day

Moving house is one of life’s key events, a memorable milestone. It often marks the start of a new chapter; whether it’s moving out of home into your first property, or moving to a new area or country for a work[...]

September 16th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Apps for the Home Removals Process

Moving home? There really is an app for that! Whatever stage of the moving process you’re at, where you’re talking to a removal company about your upcoming move, busy in the organising and packing process or looking forward to turning[...]

September 3rd, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Where Do I Start When Moving House?

When moving house the enormity of the task ahead can seem overwhelming, here's a few useful tips to help you get started. Start with a sort out.  Get the process underway by sorting out the loft, any sheds and garages first. The[...]

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

Heart shape in foliage How Should Plants Be Prepared for a House Move?

Many of our customers are keen gardeners and have nurtured their gardens for many years, so when it comes to moving house, they understandably often want to take their prize perennials and well-honed herbaceous specimens with them. Here we’ve put together a[...]

May 19th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Beer glass on a table outside Is the lure of the beer garden affecting the property market?

The coronavirus pandemic has certainly affected consumer priorities in a myriad of ways and this has been particularly demonstrated in the property market. Property agents are reporting a record year with unprecedented levels of demand and allied professions, including moving companies, also[...]

April 22nd, 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 >

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