Bournes gains ISO 14001 Environmental Certification

By Bournes Moves - July 31, 2018
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Cooks of Cranleigh rebrands as Bournes Home Moves

By Bournes Moves - April 27, 2018

Cooks of Cranleigh is a local removals company operating in the Cranleigh and wider Surrey area for over 65 years. In 2012 the company joined the Bournes group of companies which trades as Bournes Home Moves in the Kent, Sussex and London regions. Bournes has been a family run company since 1875 and the aquisition helped the Bournes group to provide its range of moving and storage services to a wider geographical area whilst retaining the skills and local knowledge of an experienced team at...

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Moving house tips - Video

By Bournes Moves - October 2, 2017

If you're in the process of moving house you'll know how much there is to organise and are probably starting to feel a little stressed out! 

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Fire Brigade Training Exercise in Rye

By Bournes Moves - September 5, 2017

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 

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10 things the best removal companies will do for your move

By Bournes Moves - June 8, 2017

If you're about to move house and are looking for help from a removal company, you might not know where to start. Narrowing down your choices can be tough, especially when all companies seem as good as each other. To help give you an idea of some of the things to look out for when making your decision, here are the top ten things the best removal companies will do to ensure you have a smooth move...

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What should I do if my preferred removal company has bad reviews?

By Bournes Moves - May 5, 2017

Confession: Sometimes we get bad reviews. 

If any removal company tells you they never get complaints, I'd be REALLY impressed (and slightly dubious...). Removals is a high risk highly charged industry, think about it, we move thousands of different objects every year, some heavy, fragile or awkward. We move those items from houses and buildings that are never quite the same, with different size doors, hallways, with different obstacles and different challenges every day. We do it in all...

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Cancellation Waiver for House Removals Services

By Bournes Moves - April 11, 2017

We all know that moving house doesn't always go to plan. In fact, sometimes it can go drastically off plan, and the move might not even happen at all (for example if your exchange or completion is delayed or your home purchase falls through). While this is rare, it does happen occasionally - and if you're moving with a professional removals company, depending on how close to the move date you are when you have to cancel, it can cost you a lot of money. 

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What is a 'late key waiver' for house removals services?

By Bournes Moves - April 6, 2017

If you are moving house and are evaluating or comparing removals quotes the company may have discussed a 'late key waiver' with you. This waiver allows you to pay a small amount to protect you against the possible additional charges you would incur if anything delays the time you have access to your new home on move day. 

Even with the most careful planning, sometimes there will be delays on move day as some things are out of your control.

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Bournes Raise money for RBA with Christmas Charity Day

By Bournes Moves - December 22, 2016

The teams at Bournes Rye and Tunbridge Wells offices raised a fantastic amount for the Removers Benevolent Association on 21st December with a Christmas-themed charity day.

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Letting agent fees scrapped in autumn statement 2016

By Bournes Moves - November 23, 2016

There's good news for renters in the UK after Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a ban on letting agent fees in his Autumn Statement today.

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