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Simply Removals Bristol wishes you a Merry Christmas

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But first, we at Simply Removals invite you to sing along to our Christmas song

It is that time of year again.  That time of year where we wish all customers old and new a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Before we move along, we would like you all to don your finest singing voices and join us in the singing of a traditional Christmas song.  Once again, we have lovingly adapted this to reflect Simply Removals’ activities.

On The Twelve Moves That Christmas ‘16

On the First Move That Christmas, Simply Removals sent to me:

An Ultra HD TV.

On the Second Move That Christmas, Simply Removals sent to me:

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Third Move That Christmas, Simply Removals sent to me:

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Fourth Move That Christmas, Simply Removals sent to me:

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Fifth Move That Christmas, Simply Removals sent to me:

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Sixth Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Seventh Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Eighth Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Eight bureaus filing,

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Ninth Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Nine kettles furring,

Eight bureaus filing,

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Tenth Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Ten pencils shading,

Nine kettles furring,

Eight bureaus filing,

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Eleventh Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Eleven wardrobes filling,

Ten pencils shading,

Nine kettles furring,

Eight bureaus filing,

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

On the Twelfth Move That Christmas, Man and Van sent to me:

Twelve mirrors gazing,

Eleven wardrobes filling,

Ten pencils shading,

Nine kettles furring,

Eight bureaus filing,

Seven printers printing,

Six toasters toasting,

Five curtain rings,

Four PS4s,

Three Bic pens,

Two single beds,

And an Ultra HD TV.

 

An Ultra HD TV.

Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Bristol

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Why the city of Bristol rocks

Clifton Suspension Bridge by Claudio Divizia (via Shutterstock).

A Bristol Icon: the Clifton Suspension Bridge. Image by Claudio Divizia (via Shutterstock).

If you are a fellow Bristolian, you may wish to read our previous article instead. Failing that, you could read on and – if you feel the need to do so – propose any corrections in the comments section.

Our city is the hub of the West Country. Some people from Exeter or Plymouth might think differently but strictly speaking, they come under the South West of England. Still, that didn’t stop ITV from using our city for Exeter’s and Plymouth’s news bulletins (who remembers TSW – Television South West – and Gus Honeybun?). That’s another argument for another day.

If you are new to Bristol and its surrounding area, you will find yourself in a warm yet often traffic-clogged city. A vibrant city with a high student population. Not least the fact a quick train underneath, or a drive across the Severn Estuary, gets you to Wales in no time at all. You also have the seaside resort of Weston-super-Mare a short distance away (and you can get a First Bristol bus to the resort). In the other direction, there’s Bath and Cheddar Gorge. Then you’ve got the iconic Clifton Suspension Bridge.

In this post, we look at the ten things which distinguish Bristol from many parts of the United Kingdom. Here they are.

1. It is the birthplace of Wallace and Gromit and Morph: Aardman Animations were founded – and still produce award-winning animations in the same city.

2. The BBC Natural History Unit has been based in Broadcasting House, Bristol since 1957. It is known for David Attenborough’s documentaries including The Blue Planet and Planet Earth.

3. Parts of Bedminster doubled as Peckham in the later episodes of Only Fools and Horses from 1988 to 2003.

4. The runway at BAE Systems’ former works in Filton was extended to accommodate the prototype Bristol Brabazon aeroplane, whose wingspan was wider than a Boeing 747 Jumbo Jet.

5. Bristol City are the only Bristol football club to have had a spell in the top flight. They played in the old First Division from 1906 to 1910, and 1976 to 1980.

6. The city’s IKEA store stands on the site of the Eastville Stadium, formerly the home of Bristol Rovers. They now play at The Memorial Stadium, shared with the Rugby Union side.

7. In the BBC’s 2002 public poll of 100 Greatest Britons, engineer of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, Isambard Kingdom Brunel came second.

8. Only one Bristol based popular music group has had a UK Number One chart single. It was The Wurzels with The Combine Harvester, their 1976 take on Melanie’s Brand New Key.

9. Bristol Board, often used for envelopes and paperback covers is named after our city itself.

10. In 2014, The Sunday Times named our city as The Best City in Britain to Live in. That we do agree with being Bristolians, but we would lovingly challenge them to sit on a gridlocked A38 for two hours.

Affordable Office Removals

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Office removals with flexible terms and excellent service

Victoria Dock, Gloucester Docks: Victoria Warehouse. Among Simply Removals Bristol's most northerly parts for office removals.

From Gloucester to Penzance, our office removals services cover most parts of the West Country. Sometimes, much further afield; previous moves have taken Simply Removals Bristol’s vehicles to Mainland Europe for instance.

With much talk of the Transfer Window ending this month, transfers of another variety are evident between the 31 August and the 07 September. As well as footballers moving from one club to another, schools begin their new terms. This can be true of companies seeking new premises in Bristol, Bath or the rest of South West England. read more →

Handyman Services: Dotting the ‘I’s

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Or changing the light fittings and fixing the shelves

Handyman services by Simply Removals Bristol.

You know the proverbial: the same great service applied to everything by Simply Removals Bristol. Especially handyman services. Photograph by Mark Hunter (Creative Commons License – Some Rights Reserved)

As well as offering removal services throughout Gloucestershire and Wiltshire, we at Simply Removals Bristol offer a number of services designed to make life easier. Our handyman services is one example. read more →

Summertime Removals: Beating the Blues

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Planning your escape to the West Country with Simply Removals Bristol

Simply Removals Bristol's removals cover most parts of the West Country. Including The island in picturesque Newquay, Cornwall

From Bristol, Bath and Swindon, and parts of Gloucestershire, your dream move to Cornwall could be a stress free one thanks to Simply Removals Bristol. Photograph by Giuseppe Milo (Creative Commons License – Some Rights Reserved)

From the smallest of vans to the grandest of pantechnicons, our professional approach to furniture removals have won us many customers in Bristol and Bath. Whether moving the odd chair along the A4, a piano to Stroud or a full house clearance along the M5, we have served numerous clients from households to local businesses. For some households or businesses, the West Country is a popular option. Either as a first home, or a second home for the summer holidays. read more →

Thinking of Moving House or Office?

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Thinking of Moving House or Office?

Bristol’s university is one of the largest in the South West, and is full of students living in halls of residence and shared houses around the city. At the end of each year, many students move from one residence to another, maybe because their house mates are moving or because halls of residence are for first years only. Cars are seen as an unnecessary expense in a city with such good public transport links, and so moving from place to place can be problematic.

They are often only moving one roomful of items, and so a large removal firm would be overfill, but many van rental firms insist on an over 21 year old or someone with at least 2 years driving experience as the named driver. This is where a man and van service can come in handy for all removals Bristol wide.

Simply Removals Bristol have a fleet of vans and trucks suitable for any size jobs, and their transit vans are perfect for smaller removals including student moves. Their drivers will help you load and unload, and their local knowledge means they can get you to your new and perhaps unfamiliar surroundings in the shortest possible time.

If you are a student in Bristol and are looking for some help moving locations with your roomful of possessions, call Simply Removals Bristol for a competitive quote from a company that provide helpful and friendly service with a reliable van or truck, and are fully insured for your peace of mind.

What to Look for When Using a Removals Company

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What to Look for When Using a Removals Company

There are many uses for a removals company, with the most obvious being to move house. These days, people accumulate so many possessions that moving house by themselves is simply not a viable option. Many items are also heavy and bulky, and most people would need some help with moving these items. Smaller removals jobs, such as students moving from house to house, can also be carried out by a removals company, as it can be less expensive that hiring a van and easier then doing several journeys with a small car. People also use removals companies for moving commercial premises, such as offices and warehouses as well as retail establishments such as shops and restaurants. There are many companies offering services for removals Bristol wide, but what should you look for when using a removals company?

The main things to look for would be reliability, experience and trustworthiness. When you’re moving home or premises, you have usually planned the moving day to the last detail, and you want the people helping you to turn up on time, and work as time and cost effectively as possible. It is important for them to be experienced for this, as they will be used to working to tight deadlines, carrying and moving people’s possessions safely. Trustworthiness is vital, as you are entrusting items you have collected over the years, some of sentimental value, and you want them to get to your new location in the same condition as they left in.

Looking for a company for removals in Bristol can be daunting, but make us your first port of call to ensure that you receive all of these attributes, as well as value for money. Our removal professionals are proud to work for one of the best companies in removals Bristol wide, and take our reputation for great removals seriously. They are polite and courteous as well as hardworking and well trained. All of our vehicles are as reliable as our removals professionals. We keep them clean, dry and well maintained to ensure that your possession arrive on time as well as in the same condition they left in. Give us a call to get a comprehensive as well as competitive quote and excellent customer service.

Removals Leading up to Christmas

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Removals Leading up to Christmas

Christmas can be a crazy time of year at the best of times, with family descending, presents to buy, food and drink to stockpile and excited children to boot. The last thing you want to be worried about is moving, but sometimes is just can’t be helped. If for whatever reason you’re moving house leading up to Christmas we feel for you, we really do. The stress on top of Christmas can seem overwhelming, but by using the right removals company to help you with your move, you can be all moved in with plenty of time to spare and ready for the festive season.

We are one of the best company providing services for removals Bristol wide, with a great reputation for reliability and customer service; the two most important qualities needed for a removals company Bristol way. You need a removals company to be reliable in every sense of the word, in terms of punctuality, the vehicles used and the removals professionals that are there to help you. All of our vehicles are well maintained as well as clean inside and out, to ensure that your possessions get to your new location in the shortest amount of time and in the same condition that they left in.

Our removals professionals are experienced in all kinds of removals both domestic and commercial, and as such they know the best way to handle any kind of removal. They also have plenty of local knowledge in order to know the best routes and areas to avoid at certain times. Both of these factors makes us more likely to be punctual, as we want to make sure that you get to where you’re going as quickly as possible. We will work to your timetable.

If you’re not moving but just need one item moving, we can also provide this service. No job is too big or too small, and if you need something out of the way, or need something picked up, in time for Christmas we can make that happen. For the most flexible as well as the best quality company for removals Bristol wide, call us for a competitive quote and the friendliest and most efficient customer service in the area.

Removals in the Winter

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Removals in the Winter

Apart from festivals such as Christmas and events such as New Years, not a lot of people are keen on Winter. In England; a country famous for its terrible summers, the winters are even worse with ice and snow as well as wind and rain. It is for this reason that many try to avoid moving in the winter months, but sometimes it cannot be helped and you just need to get on with it. This is where you need the best removals company.

With it being a large and established city full or businesses and universities, Bristol removals companies are plentiful, but when moving in the winter you need a company well known for providing the more efficient removals Bristol wide. You need a company equipped for every eventuality, which is what we are proud and pleased to offer.

Winter can make a move less pleasant but it can definitely make it more dangerous, one of the many reasons it is best to get a professional moving service in instead of trying to do it yourself. The ice and wind can make for difficult heavy lifting, and even the lighter items can be hard to manoeuvre if you are struggling to keep your balance. Our removals professionals come fully prepared for all weather conditions with ways of moving even the heaviest items. They are also able to move your items ensuring they are protected from the elements, because they understand that your possessions are important to you, and they are polite and helpful at all times.

In the lead up to the festive season, we also carry out smaller removals , for example individual items of furniture. Whether it’s a new three piece suite or extra beds in time for Christmas, we can move the items for you quickly and safely, freeing up your time to spend with your family and last minute shopping not to mention preventing a serious injury at the worst possible time.

If you’re looking for someone to carry out removals for you this winter, give us a call if you want the most professional and experienced removal professionals that can guarantee your possessions will get from A to B in good condition and as fast as possible.

Removals at the Start of the Year

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Removals at the Start of the Year

For most people the ending of 2012 and the beginning of 2013 symbolised time for a change of some kind, whether it’s a new hobby, plan or resolution. For other people, it is time for an even bigger change, like a new home or a new business venture. For these people 2013 is going to be fast moving and exciting with lots to do. Without the right help, it could potentially be a very stressful time as well. Whether you’re moving house or opening a new business premises, you’re going to need a good removals company to make the move to a new premises or the opening of a new premises as stress free as is physically possible.

When looking for the best company for removals services, finding one that you feel understands your concerns and obstacles in place is key to a smooth transition. There are always a number of different considerations with each move of any kind, which makes every move a unique event with individual requirements. Considerations can include complicated issues such as the route to take to the new location, the number of items that need moving and the order in which to move them in. They also include issues as simple as the day you are moving on and the weather on that day. We take all of these considerations into account when planning a move.

If you are moving in the beginning half of the year, when it is still cold and often more wet, we can suggest ways of making your move more hardy to bad weather, including extra packaging, working as close to access points as possible and ensuring that as much of the work is done in daylight as is possible. As one of the most experienced removals company in Bristol, we know how to work around adverse conditions and sometimes make them work to our advantage.

If you are planning a change that includes a move, give us a call to talk about how we can make a transition as smooth as possible so that you can enjoy 2013.