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Category: Moving in the UK

Dog in a removals box Animal Antics; Taking Care of Pets on Moving Day

There’s so many things to think about and take into consideration when you’re moving house and if you’re moving with pets, it’s especially important to factor in their safety and welfare during the moving process. Here are a few top tips[...]

April 8th, 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 >

Two removal men carrying boxes into a removal van. Burke Bros in the National Papers Today

We share some "behind the scenes" stories of moving day and some of the strangest things lost and found in the home moving process with the Daily Express.   Take a look at the article here.   If you are moving home or office[...]

March 18th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Two removal men packing glassware into boxes on moving day How Do I Pack for a House Move?

Never underestimate the task of packing your house for a move. To help those on the move we’ve put together a few top tips on the best practice for packing Have a packing strategy Make sorting out the loft, any sheds and garages[...]

March 8th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Hand holding a set of keys in front of a property Stamp Duty Holiday May Have Six Week Extension

It has been reported that the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak is considering extending the stamp duty holiday by a further six weeks. Meaning that the deadline would be mid-May rather than the end of March 2021 as it currently stands. A number of[...]

February 18th, 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 >

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 >

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