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Can someone give me an idea of removal costs please?

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Madmog Sun 02-Mar-14 11:50:52

Hi, in the very early stages of agreeing sale prices, but can someone give me an idea of removal costs please.

We're in a large two bedroom house, with conservatory furniture, so guess we've got nearly as much as a three bed. Hopefully we can secure new property which is 0.5 miles away.

Clargo55 Sun 02-Mar-14 12:30:28

We have been quoted £560 last week. That's for a two bed moving 20-30 miles away. We will be boxing our stuff ourselves.

In the south west if that's relevant.

specialsubject Sun 02-Mar-14 14:19:03

I paid £550 for removal of 200 miles, packing ourselves (don't underestimate how long that takes and how many boxes you need to get from freecycle and supermarkets!)

about the same amount of stuff as a usual 3-bedder.

Fab41 Sun 02-Mar-14 16:58:42

We are in south east, and moved beginning of january. We paid £450 for moving a two bed house, and another £250 for packing which was worth every penny!

HearMyRoar Sun 02-Mar-14 20:28:29

We're paying just under £600 to move a 2 bed flat about 2 miles. This includes packing as I just can't be bothered grin

10thingsihateaboutpoo Sun 02-Mar-14 20:39:38

We paid 1400 to move 100 miles, sounds like we overpaid but the other quote was even higher!

10thingsihateaboutpoo Sun 02-Mar-14 20:40:35

We paid 1400 to move 100 miles, sounds like we overpaid but the other quote was even higher!

kiwidreamer Sun 02-Mar-14 21:13:38

£850 last week to move locally (Berkshire) including packing which was about £250 and well worth the money as we had 9 days notice in the end.

Pizdets Sun 02-Mar-14 21:29:08

Prices vary so much! We're moving 100 miles from a 3 bed next weekend and are paying £650 including packing to a company I saw recommended on here. Most quotes were nearer £1500, though, so I hope he does a good job...

supadupapupascupa Sun 02-Mar-14 21:35:32

£450 to move 60 miles and included taking down and putting back up wardrobes, and a piano. Large 3 bed house. They also helped finish packing up the kitchen.

supadupapupascupa Sun 02-Mar-14 21:45:01

Cadbury's Inspirations!!! They were the ones in the chest of drawers. My boyfriend bought me a box and I loved them!! {{http://forums.doyouremember.co.uk/threads/12157-Box-of-chocolates-with-3-or-4-drawers VIDEO HERE]]

supadupapupascupa Sun 02-Mar-14 21:45:19

Sorry wrong thread! grin

WytebordMarker Tue 04-Mar-14 20:06:27

We are moving from SW London in zone 6 to E14. Any recommendations?

I got quotes online for £1200+ hmm
2 bed house, not many furniture - one dining table, one desk, a fridge, two bedside tables, 2 TVs and HiFi system.

Madmog Wed 05-Mar-14 10:30:46

Thanks for all your replies. As we're moving locally and packing ourselves, it sounds like a budget of around £700 will cover it.

CrapBag Wed 05-Mar-14 11:52:04

Wow!!! I got a quote before of £320 when moving locally. I don't know if it would have ended up more as we didn't actually end up moving then but this is what I have been budgeting now that we are.

A friend of mine hired 2 men and a van for the big stuff and a van themselves for all of the boxes. Cost £175. Could be a cheaper alternative.

Pizdets Wed 05-Mar-14 21:44:23

Whyteboardmarker, we're moving on Monday with a guy based in Chiswick (see my earlier post - charging £650 to pack and move us 100 miles) so I'll let you know if he's good if you like??

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