Bournes Moves shortlisted for Domestic Mover of the Year award

By Bournes Moves - March 6, 2023

We are thrilled to announce that Bournes has been shortlisted for the 2023 Domestic Mover of the Year competition.

This prestigious competition, run by the British Association of Removers, judges entrants based on their overall customer experience, including their website, quote, knowledge and professionalism of staff, commitment to customer service, customer feedback and satisfaction. 

The judges have commended all entrants, as the standard of entry across the board was extremely high. 


Bournes offer sustainable solutions for Household Removals.

By Bournes Moves - September 3, 2021

Bournes are proud to offer all clients the opportunity to incorporate sustainability into their household goods removal by offsetting the carbon emissions generated. 

Why are Bournes offering Carbon Offsetting?

We know sustainability is as important to many of our customers as it is to us, and that those customers would prefer to have an option for their household goods move that helped them achieve their ethical values. 

A major United Nations (UN) scientific report from the...

New look for Bournes removals lorries

By Bournes Moves - March 10, 2020

We have rebranded our removals lorries! Have you spotted one of our new red trucks yet?

In 2019 we made a big decision to change the design of our vehicles and now there are a few out there on the road we thought we'd tell you all a little bit about why. 

History of Bournes removals lorries

Bournes started out in 1875 using horse and cart to conduct our business. By the middle to late twentieth century, our vehicles were well recognised in the local area with their distinctive yellow/beige...

Fire Brigade Training Exercise in Rye

By Bournes Moves - February 10, 2020

Around 5pm today (5th September 2017) firefighters from East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service (ESFRS) will be carrying out a training exercise at Bournes Rye site on Rye Harbour Road.

Image source: Rye Fire Station | Facebook 

Bournes have been based in Rye since 1875 and operating at their Rye Harbour depot since 1991. We were approached by local firefighter Gary Bourn to ask for our support in providing a facility for the exercise that helps ESFRS teams to practice their skills in a simulated...

Bournes gains ISO 14001 Environmental Certification

By Bournes Moves - July 31, 2018

We are proud to announce Bournes Moves has recently received ISO 14001 certification for our environmental management system.

We recognise that as a company in the removals and storage industry, operating lots of vehicles and using packing materials our activities have an impact on the environment. As a company we want to make sure we work together to reduce any negative impact we have to play our part in protecting what we leave behind for our children and for theirs.  

What is the ISO 14001...

Bournes Moves raise funds for Save the Children

By Bournes Moves - December 15, 2014

Bournes Moves head office in Rye raised £520 for Save the Children's 'Christmas Jumper Day' campaign on Friday 12th December 2014 and as donations are being matched by the UK government that's a massive £1040 generated to help save the lives of children across the world.

The team took part in the nationwide campaign which encouraged participants to 'Wear a Woolly' to work or school for a donation of £2 and the Bournes staff who never turn down the opportunity to get festive were more than...

Bournes Moves in the Save the children christmas jumper day advert

By Kirsty Parsons - December 3, 2014

Back in October two of Bournes Moves customer service team members, Marilyn Wilson and Hayley Couzens volunteered as extras for UK charity Save the Children who were filming an advert to promote their Christmas Jumper day campaign.

The advert was filmed on Camber Sands beach on a wet, windy and cold day and involved our extras playing the parts of beach goers in their Christmas Jumpers and beach accessories. Comedian Harry Enfield is the star of the advert which is a spoof of the Southern...

Charity Christmas Quiz in aid of Save the Children's Christmas Jumper Day

By Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014

Bournes Moves are hosting a charity christmas quiz in their head office home town of Rye in Aid of Save the Children's Christmas Jumper day campaign.

The quiz will be held at The Queens Head in Rye on Save the Children's official Christmas Jumper day - Friday 12th December 2014 from 7.30 pm.

Tickets include home made Curry and a pint provided by the Queens Head and one entry into the raffle as well as the chance to win cash prizes by joining in the quiz and help a great cause at the same time!

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