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How to Find a Removal Company That You Can Trust

| August 12, 2016

Here at Holdsworth’s we often receive calls of desperation from customers that have been let down by cowboy removal companies. Moving home or business can be a really stressful time and the last thing you want to be worrying about is being let down by your removal company. A removal company should be a trustworthy organisation, after all these are the people that you are trusting with your belongings and letting into your home. So here are a few things to keep an eye out for when coming down to the big decision of choosing your removal company.


The British Association of Removers (BAR) has been the recognised voice of professional moving in the United Kingdom for over a century. They are a Trading Standards Institution that requires all of their members to adhere to a code of quality and practice. The aim is to guarantee that those looking for a removal company can be assured that moving home with a BAR member will result in smooth removal by using a trustworthy and professional company.  This all with the added peace of mind that in the unlikely event of something going wrong, movers using a BAR member have the BAR to turn to for support.

The slogan of the British Association of Removers is “if you’re moving – look for the badge”, and here’s ours:


Another vital aspect is choosing a company that has history and expertise. At Holdsworth’s, we have been moving people for over 95 years. We are confident that our experience gives us the expertise and know-how to be trusted with any home, business or international removal. With a company that has been operating for a long period of time, movers know that there is sizeable local and industry knowledge to rely upon.

Come and Meet Us

As mentioned previously, moving house requires a dependable and reliable removal company. There is no greater impression than that of meeting fholdsworths homeace to face or via direct contact over the phone. So whether it is inviting a BAR registered removal consultant to show around your current property or fully trained and experienced removal staff on the day – the face to face approach ensures that these are the right people to trust with your removal. Also knowing that a removal company has an office address that you can visit and contact means that should you have any queries or questions then you can have them answered promptly.

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