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Home Removals

Britannia Alan Cook Removals have been offering high quality home removals since 1982 and are committed to taking the stress out of any relocation.

Our highly experienced teams are committed to creating a totally personalised experience regardless of the destination you’re moving to.

We are here to help every step of the way from your initial enquiry through to the safe and secure delivery of your belongings.

Pre-move Survey

The most crucial step of the moving process. Our fully trained experienced surveyors will take a detailed inventory of all the effects that you are looking to move. We can come and see you in person or carry out an online video survey.

Packing Services

We offer a range of packing services to fit all requirements from a full packing service all the way to protecting just a couple of pieces.

If you’d prefer to do your own packing we have a variety of packing materials for sale. We also offer professional removal boxes on a refundable deposit basis.

Please contact our team for more details.

Storage Solutions

There is a variety of different types of storage to suit all your requirements, from single items, to whole house and/or office effects, with no time limits. All storage options come with 24/7 CCTV security which give direct connection to the police for total peace of mind.

Additional Services

Our additional optional services include home and office shredding services, utility transfer, vehicle transportation, piano removals and many more.

For a full list of our additional services please contact our team.

Moving with us is an easy 5 step process

Arrange and receive a free quotation from us

Stay in contact with us when possible completion dates are mentioned

Check availability before you are due to exchange (if applicable)

Once exchange has taken place. Confirm your removal by placing a 50% deposit.

Moving Day!

We’ll take the stress out of your move

Video Survey App

Britannia Alan Cook Removals are pleased to offer our customers free, no obligation, quotes without the need for anyone to visit your premises.

Our Video Survey App is a simple to use app which allows you to use your smart phone or tablet to show us what you want moving in order that we can provide you with an accurate removals quotation. Give us a call to arrange a convenient time, answer a few simple questions and take a video of what you would like moving. That is all. The whole process should take you less than 15 minutes to complete. Then sit back and wait for us to get back to you with your quote. Moving really has just become a whole lot easier.

Download the App

The Britannia Alan Cook Removals Video Survey App is available on both Apple and Android. Please click on the appropriate link below to download our app.

Advice for moving

Always look for a removal company that displays the BAR TSI Approved code badge, this can be verified on the company website, or at

Plan your move well in advance. We can provide advice at any time, even if you don’t have an exact date, we will explain the services we offer and help to begin planning your move.

We provide free, no-obligation, clear, and fair quotes. As professional movers we can explain what we offer and the areas you need to think about. That way you can plan your time and concentrate on essentials.

Packing costs can be provided. We are trained professionals that know best how to protect your belongings, using the right materials, and in a fraction of the time. We will also be happy to discuss insurance arrangements with you.

When planning your move be aware that some days are busier than others, such as Fridays and the days either side of a bank holiday. Also remember that if something goes wrong with a sale or purchase your solicitor may not be available on a Saturday.

Please note your removal is not confirmed unless a deposit has been placed.

Key Waits

Moving day can be affected by a delayed key release for your new property whilst waiting for funds to be transferred by the banks.

On our quotation you will see the option of a late key waiver as a one-off fee to protect yourself from additional charges should keys be released late.

Professional Equipment


From vehicles to boxes we are committed to only using the finest equipment to handle your belongings with care and precision during your home removals.

Our experienced crews are trained to utilise state-of-the-art equipment and materials to pack, transport, and unpack your items, ensuring their safety throughout the entire moving journey.

Britannia Alan Cook Removals & Storage removals box packed and ready to be loaded onto the removals lorry


Our specially designed boxes come in a variety sizes to suit your requirements and are triple walled for maximum strength. 

Unsure how many boxes you need? During the quotation process our surveyor’s will estimate the quantity you require. 

Wardrobe boxes are brought with the crew on your pack/removal date.

Two of our removals team carrying a protective wrapped mattress into a new house

Furniture Covers

We can provide a range of furniture covers on your removal date, including, piano, sofa, armchair, TV, mattress, and picture covers.

If you have any special requirements for certain pieces of furniture, please make your surveyor aware during the quotation process.

Any item which does not have a cover will be expertly blanket wrapped by the team.

Britannia Alan Cook Removals & Storage removals van out on the open road

Vehicle Fleet

During your survey we will calculate the cubic capacity of your belongings and determine the vehicle(s) necessary for your move.

It is vital that you check the access at your new property, our quotation allows for normal access of a large removal vehicle unless otherwise stated.

Should there be difficulty in gaining close access to the property, please let us know in advance.


Britannia Alan Cook Removals & Storage team members demantling a dining table prior to wrapping in a protective cover and loading onto the removals lorry

Specialist Services

If require the relocation of unique or challenging items, we have the necessary equipment, expertise, and experience to manage your request.

Our services include:

Pianos and Musical Instruments

Vehicles (Running or non-running)

Fragile antiques, artworks and valuables

and many more…

Vehicle Sizes

Displayed here are an assortment of vehicle sizes that we proudly offer to cater to your specific needs. Whether you’re seeking ample space for a larger load or a more compact option for a smaller relocation, our diverse range of vehicle dimensions ensures that we’ll find the perfect fit for your home removals requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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We are proud of our accreditations

Proud Member of the British Association of Removals

BAR members are professional companies committed to the high standard of service required by the BAR TSI Code of Practice.
Each member must comply with annual inspections during their membership; giving you that much needed reassurance.
Customer prepayments are protected in the event the BAR member cancels or experiences financial difficulties (subject to the BAR pre-payment protection plan T&C's).
A free, independent conciliation service and low-cost arbitration scheme.