Bournes Moves was founded in 1875 and today provides local removal services in  Tunbridge Wells and throughout Kent and the surrounding areas. 

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Why choose Bournes for your move?

Established in 1875 Bournes has a lot of experience in providing local removals and storage services in Kent. We've been operating in Tunbridge Wells since the late 1800's (originally as Martin's of Southborough) so our local team really are experts in the unique requirements of moving in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas.

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Family Run

Family run since 1875 with a reputation built on personal service, quality and outstanding customer feedback.

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Flexible Services

A range of flexible moving services to provide what’s most important to you, whether that’s low cost, extra help with packing or a schedule that works best for your family.

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Free Removals Quote

An up front, fixed quote with no hidden surprises with a choice of in home, phone, video or online survey.

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Local, National and International Removals

Whether you're moving across the road, across the country or across the world - we have services and expertise to support your move. 

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Insured & Certified

Comprehensive insurance and peace of mind as a pre-vetter British Association of Removers Member.

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Security vetted, professional staff

Our crews are DBS background checked, uniformed, experienced and professionally trained. 

You'll also get a dedicated Move Manager to guide you through your move

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Professional team, fully equipped vehicles, reliable service. Bournes Moves in Tunbridge Wells is a family-run local removals and storage company that prides itself on offering a professional, friendly and personal service at a competitive price to take the headache out of moving house.

Removals Survey

Step 1 - Pre-move Survey

An in-home or video consultation helps us understand your move, the items you're moving and what's important to you so we can give an accurate quote and plan your move so it runs smoothly.

Call us on 01892 528271 or book online. 

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Step 2 - Your Quote

We'll send you our free, no obligation quote setting our our charges and your customised move plan. 

Our quotes are fixed price, setting out all charges upfront with no hidden surprises. 


Step 3 - Prepare to move

Your dedicated move manager will help you plan and prepare for move day.

They will arrange your Move Crew, vehicle and packing materials and be on hand to support before, during and after your move. 

Our services for removals in Tunbridge Wells

Choose the services that suit your individual move or ask us to recommend the ones we think will help you. If you need help with something you don’t see below, just ask, we’ll be happy to add in any extras you need if we can.

Removals Services

Removals Services

Our experienced crews carefully protect, load, transport and unload your precious belongings as if they were their own. We can even do the packing for you if you want us to.

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Removals with packing

Packing can be stressful and take longer than you think. Why not let our expertly trained packers do this for you? Choose from full pack or fragile only services.

Packing Services
Tunbridge Wells Storage

Tunbridge Wells Storage

Secure, flexible short and long term storage for whatever reason you need it whether that’s as Removals with Storage or storage on its own. Collection, delivery and self-store available.

Storage Services

Get a Quote for Removals in Tunbridge Wells

Our  quotes are free and there is no obligation so why not get in touch with us right away to find out how little it could cost you to enjoy an easy, simple, enjoyable move with Bournes.

Call us on 01892 528271 or request your quote online.

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As well as our standard removals, packing and storage services we offer a range of additional services that help make your move easier. 

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Insurance & Protection

Our crews are fully trained and will take care to move all your belongings safely, but accidents and situations can happen that are sometimes outside of our control. We offer comprehensive Removals and Storage insurance, Late Key and Cancellation/ Postponement protection to give you peace of mind that you’re financially protected if the unexpected happens.


Buy packing boxes

Doing your own packing or just looking for boxes? Choose from our wide range of packing boxes, paper, bubble wrap and tape to help get you started. You can ask us to include these in your quote for advance delivery, collect from our Tunbridge Wells depot at North Farm (please call in advance to arrange) or order online for home delivery here.

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European Removals

If your move takes you further afield we also offer regular road removal services throughout Europe.

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International Removals

If you're moving long distance overseas we offer International Shipping and Airfreight services.

International Removals

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Areas we serve

From our home in Tunbridge Wells we offer removals and storage throughout Kent and across the borders into East Sussex, West Sussex and the surrounding areas including:

  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Benenden
  • Bidborough
  • Biddenden
  • Cranbrook
  • Crowborough
  • Edenbridge
  • Eridge
  • Etchingham
  • Flimwell
  • Frant
  • Goudhurst
  • Groombridge
  • Hildenborough
  • Horsmonden
  • Lamberhurst
  • Mayfield
  • Paddock Wood
  • Pembury
  • Robertsbridge
  • Sevenoaks
  • Southborough
  • Staplehurst
  • Ticehurst
  • Tonbridge
  • & Surrounding Areas

History of Bournes in Tunbridge Wells

Bournes has been providing local removals and storage services in Kent and Sussex since 1875 and have had a home in Tunbridge Wells since 1978.  

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Martin's of Southborough

In fact, we've been operating locally since before 1978 as the Bourne family bought J.Martin and Sons (Martins) taking over the business that had been operating in London Road and Draper Street Southborough since the late 1800's. 

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Bournes today

Today Bournes operates from its new home at North Farm, having grown the numbers of teams and vehicles available to help customers move house in the local area. We are still proud to be a family run company with a passion for providing a professional removals service and a happy moving house experience.

We're proud of the reputation we've achieved for quality of service which has led us to becoming a certified member of the British Association of Removers. 



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Contact our Tunbridge Wells Team

Our Address: Unit 4 Tunbridge Wells Enterprise Centre, North Farm Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 3DR.

Tunbridge Wells Telephone: 01892 528271


Directions: We are based just off North Farm Road, on the left as you approach the traffic lights under the railway bridge.

Tunbridge Wells Branch Opening Hours: We can help with your move requirements any time with crews available 24/7. If you need to contact us our office in Tunbridge Wells is open Monday-Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm or you can leave us a message after this time and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.