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Edinburgh removal firm recommendations?

(16 Posts)
meep Thu 15-Dec-11 14:47:46

We've sold our house! Can anyone recommend a good removal company for our house move?

OldLadyKnowsSantaClaus Thu 15-Dec-11 15:33:01

Bishop's Move. And let them pack.

meep Thu 15-Dec-11 20:19:58

Oh yes. Will definitely let them pack!

Sandwichmum Thu 15-Dec-11 21:53:12

Broughton Removals - very good and nothing puts them off, including heavy snow.

rubyvonmonster27 Fri 16-Dec-11 11:35:37

I agree. Broughton Removals were amazing. All my friends have used them too. Their packing service is great also.

Gill2AZ Fri 16-Dec-11 15:41:27

Lothian buses are considering charging extra money for parents and carers with buggies. Do you think it is fair to pay extra?
see Babies on buses facebook page and website.

TheWicketKeeperIsDown Fri 16-Dec-11 23:04:01

Broughton are great. Avoid Guardian.

meep Sat 17-Dec-11 14:01:42

thank you all

bridgeandbow Sun 18-Dec-11 16:39:32

We used Clockwork (but moved to Edinburgh not from) they were very good, worked like trojans and packed (meticulously!) for 2 days for a very reasonable extra sum.

Definitely get them to quote for packing - you'll be surprised how little extra it is and it is SO worth it! Our move was effortless - just had a big clear out in the 2 days before they came then sat about drinking tea and eating biscuits. I truly didn't pack a thing!

Jeninburo Sun 18-Dec-11 17:53:51

Had good reports about Broughton price wise compaired to others . A friend moved a 4 bedder for under £500 with them. Also guy called Martin who does smaller moves called Van Man Removals hes on web with a lot of reviews and profile on facebook.

meep Mon 19-Dec-11 18:53:21

Okay - Broughton added to the list for quotes (I think we used them last time - and they were excellent and set up a chair for me to sit on and direct them about (I was 39 weeks pregnant at the time!)

I will let you know who comes back with the best quote

thanks all

meep Sat 21-Jan-12 07:17:14

Just a quick update. We went with Broughton who weren't the cheapest, but not by that much.

And they were excellent!

Ylime Sun 22-Jan-12 23:45:24

Broughton - best of all our quotes and really good.

lollystix Mon 23-Jan-12 23:30:35

Second martin at van man removals. Amazing. Moved us from top floor to bottom floor flat (sane block so his van wasn't actually used). 2 boys sent, took about 2 hours, not a cup of tea drunk or a moan about our really heavy antique furniture they only asked for £75. I was do blush I gave them £100 and a crate of beer. So cheap and totally reliable.

Jeninburo Mon 29-Oct-12 09:23:29

Ive Used Martin again !!

Really good and reliable Man with a van, his number is 0773 026 3353
websites www.van-man-removals.com

Jen

Marybeatonseton Tue 22-Jan-13 19:57:02

Useful thanks all.

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