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Category: Moving in the UK

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 >

How Lockdown is Shaping Home Moving Behaviour

The experiences of lockdown have had significant effects on the importance of where we call home and what we want from our properties. There has been far greater demands on our home to provide a space from which we live out[...]

August 19th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Combine moving house with an act of kindness

Never before have acts of kindness been more important, particularly to help the most disadvantaged and vulnerable in society. Food items are urgently needed at the homeless charity, the Good Shepherd Ministry, Wolverhampton. If you book a move with us or are having[...]

August 13th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

How to Choose a Moving Company

If you have a house move on the horizon and have the task of finding a removal company, it can seem something of a minefield due to the seemingly endless amount of options. To some extent, the choice of company depends[...]

August 5th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

A Bostin' Black Country Business

With almost 40 years as a leading name in the international removals and storage industry both nationally and internationally; Burke Bros Moving Group have strong roots in the Black Country and are delighted to join the Black Country Chamber in marking[...]

July 14th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Stamp Duty Holiday to Boost UK Housing Market

The chancellor’s recent announcement of the ‘Stamp Duty Holiday’ outlines changes that will remain in effect until March 2021. In an attempt to stimulate the housing market, Rishi Sunak has temporarily increased the stamp duty threshold to £500,000 for property sales in[...]

July 13th, 2020 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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