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Moving Your Wine Collection

Posted on July 26, 2021 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
Moving Your Wine Collection

Almost everyone has something that makes their move a little bit more complicated than average. For some, it’s a grand or upright piano; for others, it’s irreplaceable works of art. And for you, it could be a treasured wine cellar, especially if it counts among its contents exclusive items that were bottled many decades in the past. The question is whether you attempt to move it on your own, a strategy tethered to one or two risks or choose another option that could well come with hazards of its own. Does the removals company have actual hands-on experience with wine collections?

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Our Tips for Helping a Home Move Go Smoothly in Winter

Posted on January 29, 2020 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
Our Guide for Retirees Relocating in London

When it comes to arranging a relocation, most people try their best to move during the summertime. This is usually because it’s warmer and there are more hours of daylight. The exact opposite is typically accurate for the winter months but moving home isn’t an exact science. Sometimes we relocate when the pieces fall into place, so it’s a good idea to work with a reputable removals company.

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What is the Best Day and Time of Year to Move House in 2020?

Posted on January 6, 2020 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
What is the Best Day and Time of Year to Move House in 2020?

There’s a lot to be said about planning your relocation thoroughly and getting a head start by jumping straight into your first task. It can make all the difference between enjoying a successful move without any undue stress. However, it’s not always clear what day and time of year are better for moving into a new house or apartment.

In this blog, Anthony Ward Thomas will provide you with some important information on both these issues to help you make an informed decision.

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What’s the Best Way to Pack Fragile Items when Moving?

Posted on December 23, 2019 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
What's the Best Way to Pack Fragile Items when Moving?

When it comes to moving to a new house, and you have fragile items, an additional level of consideration and packaging is a must. For people who have valuables and need a high standard of service, Anthony Ward Thomas has a dedicated packing service available.

However, if you’re doing the packing yourself – what’s the best way to pack fragile items when preparing for a relocation? Read more…

Tips on How to Unpack and Settle in after You Move Home

Posted on September 17, 2019 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
Anthony Ward Thomas – Experts in SME Office Removals in London For any top-end business operating in London, the key aspect of remaining dynamic and ahead of the curve is to be adaptable and flexible. London is an ideal environment for superior SMEs that combine innovation with excellence. And growth is a clear sign that your company is doing something right. That's why it's essential to promote your business's success with appropriate work premises. At Anthony Ward Thomas, we understand the benefits of adapting our services better than most. In fact, our entire range of removals services was brought to fruition by innovating to suit our customers' needs. By offering various options of specialist business removals packages, we guarantee to meet your company's requirements in full. That will lead to a successful office or workplace relocation without any delays. Relocating Small & Medium-Sized Office in London – Anthony Ward Thomas is known as London's prestige removals and storage company, which means we take customer service to the next level. Every removals package and related service incorporates a higher standard that we aim to deliver for every single job we sign up for. And one of our specialist business removals services is providing complete office relocations for up to fifty desks in total. We work with hundreds of exclusive business customers every year, and some of our recent moves have been in Mayfair, Knightsbridge, Soho, and the West End. We tend to work with businesses looking for a superior removals service that requires specialist experience to handle. Our customers can't tolerate any breakages or undue delays. Everything must be handled with care and by experts. And the Anthony Ward Thomas team are made up of plenty of experts in removals and storage. Most of our team also have previous experience in various trades and niche sectors. Every office relocation we undertake undergoes a stringent level of assessment from a project manager. We liaise with our clients to work out what type of office setup they want. We can deliver the exact specifications for each client. So, whether you want a mirror image replication of your current office or a brand-new layout, we will fully carry it out. This includes complete dismantling of all your furniture and disassembling all the fixtures and fittings from your old office. We'll transport everything to your new location, assemble all your furniture over the weekend. And by Monday morning, you'll be ready to start work straight away. A Range of Premium Removals Services with Anthony Ward Thomas – Anthony Ward Thomas has a range of core removals and storage packages available for business and domestic customers in London. Our Small Moves service is our premium man and van removals package. We usually suggest this for people who have a smaller volume of items or are moving from one area of London to another. We would assess whether it's more efficient to go with another vehicle and service for larger loads. Anthony Ward Thomas has a fleet of removals vehicles in various sizes, which makes it possible for us to take on any removals job. Our Large Moves service would utilise one of the bigger removals vans, with a view of relocating everything in one trip. In addition to our core business and domestic removals packages, we also provide a range of storage options. That includes home and business self storage, container storage and archive document storage. Furthermore, Anthony Ward Thomas has a variety of specialist removals service, which provides for our Piano Removals, Fine Art and Antiques and our Fragile Removals services. We are the only company in the capital that the top art dealers and auction houses deem trustworthy enough to transport their customers' art and antique pieces. At Anthony Ward Thomas, the quality of service we can deliver is a necessity to our customers. How Companies Use High-Quality Self Storage – At some point, most companies run out of space and will need to find a logical way to find new places for storing things like stock or equipment. The problem is, there will always be limitations on finding the ideal solution. If you're dealing with a temporary issue like a seasonal increase in goods, that rules out moving to a larger building. Similarly, you'll have a lease in place, and upheaval might be too much to initiate. Your next consideration is storage, but how do you find a trustworthy provider? That's an excellent question we hope more businesses ask themselves before committing. You'll need to work with a company that understands the value of your items and any unique requirements. This is where quality is crucial, and you don't want to focus on cheaper rates solely. Anthony Ward Thomas is the answer to those enterprises that need higher standards and have goods of a certain value. Every service we create and promote is at a premium level, and this includes all storage packages. We have various options available for you to choose from, and we work with businesses and entrepreneurs in a wide selection of industries. Most importantly – everything is safe and secure, with staff ready to assist with packing and unloading. Outsourcing Your Local Distribution Process – For businesses that produce goods or require some sort of logistics setup, it can be a tedious undertaking to do it yourself. However, many companies keep it in-house to lock their finances within a specific budget. Not only that, but there might also be instances when getting a third party to do this saw a reduction in quality and potential issues with damage. Fortunately, you don't have to worry about this when you work with Anthony Ward Thomas. We can link several packages together to create a multifaceted service for your business. This means it's possible to use a removals provider to undertake your local distribution. You can even take it on the road for national or European jobs and enjoy the same high customer service standards. In addition to having a high-quality removals company for collections and deliveries, we can add on a commercial self storage package. We can undertake your stock control and warehousing tasks under one roof without you using several companies. And we'll agree on a workflow strategy with you, including a reporting system as we drop off each parcel. Anthony Ward Thomas can take the lead for your business's distribution and all the logistics involved with this. It gives you more time to network and builds your reputation while handling the practical side of things. You won't have to worry about the condition of your goods. We have experts with decades of experience and superior handling skills. Specialist Services for Niche Business Sectors – Anthony Ward Thomas is renowned for our diverse clientele that includes examples from any number of business sectors. We often work with niche industries because of our ability to handle and pack valuable pieces. That's why many of London's art galleries use us for collections and deliveries. In these types of situations, you need to get it right the first time, and there's no margin for error. This is why we have so many additional services to call upon when assessing and planning a removals job. When it's necessary, we'll utilise a Crate Hire package to add protection for specific items in custom containers. We also need to have specialist tools to perform fragile removals where secure handling becomes paramount. On top of this, expert knowledge to choose the correct packaging for fine art and antiques is essential. Whether you're a wine collector or crystal chandeliers dealer, we're the right choice for your high-end business. We will assess your inquiry in detail and map out the best plan of action for your needs. This will take every aspect into account because we never breeze over the specifics. There's no job we can't take on, and we do everything to go beyond our customer's expectations. Making Customer Service Your Primary Focus – There's an ethos to running any business that paths the way to longevity. When you lead with a high standard of customer service, everything else falls into place. That's because you're always seeking to provide the best service delivery for everyone you work with. And that's how you set yourself apart from your competition. Anthony Ward Thomas operates with the same attitude, and it's one of the original catalysts for creating this company. The quality of removals was inferior back then, and our founder Anthony knew he could do things properly. From that point onwards, he built a company that leaves nothing to chance, and there are no cutting corners when you book with us. We're a five-star rated removals company on Google and Trustpilot, and that's through hard work and dedication to customer service. Every removal and storage booking are important to us, and we strive to go attain complete customer satisfaction. When it comes to a high-quality distribution service, you won't find a company that can match our expertise. Anthony Ward Thomas – London's Prestige Office Removals Company – Anthony Ward Thomas has a range of core and specialist packages that you won't find anywhere else. For us, it's crucial that we can provide as many service options as possible. It's a win-win situation where our customers have more to choose from and find the exact service they need. And we benefit from a satisfied customer who will use us for future relocations or another service. At Anthony Ward Thomas, the quality of our work is of paramount importance. Attaining the highest standards of customer service is the cornerstone of our business. The Anthony Ward Thomas ethos is to leave nothing to chance. Every removals job we sign up for undergoes thorough assessment procedures. Moreover, we must understand every aspect of the job we're taking on. And although it's usually better to book us in advance, we will go out of our way to accommodate emergency jobs wherever possible. The Anthony Ward Thomas team guarantees to pay attention to detail for each item we relocate or transport. That means using the proper packaging for that specific piece of equipment and packing it correctly in our vehicle. This level of service is the reason why business owners' book with us. As a result, they know that their instruments and equipment are in safe hands. If you want a premium level of removals service for your next relocation, there's only one company to choose from. Click here, and we'll happily discuss our specialist business removals services.

When it comes to finding advice on moving to a new home or how to pack, you’ll find hundreds of blog articles with useful information. Conversely, you won’t have a great deal about what you should do at the other end when you arrive at your new home. This is strange because the  unpacking or getting organised can be just as as time-consuming and stressful, especially if you can’t find the kettle for a cup of tea!

Fortunately, Anthony Ward Thomas’s customers and followers get the best advice going for every stage of moving home. When you book with us, you’ll have our team at your disposal throughout your move, which includes planning. That’s why it pays off to work with London’s prestige removals and storage company and you’ll receive the highest standard of customer service.

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Moving to a New House & Taking the Plants and Garden with You

Posted on September 13, 2019 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
Moving to a New House & Taking the Plants and Garden with You

Most people tend to think about relocations in terms of moving and packing boxes, preparing appliances and getting the furniture to the new location. However, for the many people out there that have green fingers, plants and other garden features take years to cultivate and amass. That means it’s highly likely that you’re working out how you can transport your prized flowers and plants, which might include the indoor variety.

For Anthony Ward Thomas, we can handle any relocation that includes plants within our range of services. And to make things even more customer-friendly, our team can take care of everything for you to save you time and effort. Here is the Anthony Ward Thomas guide to relocating with your plants and garden features in London.

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Long-distance Moving Tips – Part 2

Posted on April 27, 2017 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals

We’ve looked at some of the rudiments of long-distance moving in a previous entry, including among them the importance of pre-planning, and proper long-haul packing techniques, but that’s far from all the necessary guidance. Here are some additional tips to make sure you’re completely covered during the process from beginning to end. After all, the longer you are in transit and the more convoluted the route, the more opportunities there are for things to go awry when you want them to go all right.





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Moving late in life – 9 essential things for pensioners to consider when moving house

Posted on March 29, 2017 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals

Pensioners – especially those recently bereaved – face particular logistical and emotional challenges when moving house. But sensible planning – and the right removal company – can make the process painless. Here are nine essential tips for moving late in life…

Early planning

1) Start decluttering early

If you’re downsizing from a family home to a smaller property you’ll probably need to get rid of a significant number of household possessions, so start decluttering as soon as possible. Although storage is always an option, a move is a good opportunity to think about passing on items to your children and other relatives. You may want to use an auctioneer to sell items of furniture you can’t take to your new home.

2) Find a quality remover and discuss your particular needs

A good removal company will be fully equipped to cater for the needs of older people and will know how to make your experience as stress-free as possible – so make sure you seek out a quality firm and explain your situation to them. Get recommendations from friends who have recently moved, or read reviews on Google. And look out for the BAR (British Association of Removers) logo, which indicates that the company meets high professional standards.

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The Upfront costs of Renting in London

Posted on December 10, 2016 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals
Rental Contract

It’s something that more and more people – particularly the generations born from the 1970s onwards – are doing. Renting. And while, of course, it comes with its own set of advantages (less commitment, fewer up-front costs, no responsibility for upkeep and things like broken boilers), it also comes with its own problems. For some, the idea of effectively burning money every week with nothing to show for it at the end is incredibly off-putting. Then there are the rules, the contracts and the costs. You also need to make sure you’re at least a bit clued up about certain legalities – things like smoke-detectors and whose responsibility it is to install them (your landlord’s). If you’re not sure what to expect, then here is some key information to help you so that you can get packed and moved and then settle in with barely a modicum of unnecessary fuss or trouble.

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Places For Ice-Skating Over Winter In London

Posted on December 3, 2016 by Anthony Ward Thomas Removals

If you’ve recently moved house or are right now in the process of it, then it’s more important than ever to take the time to relax. And what could be more relaxing and Christmassy than gliding on skates over an ice rink? The feeling is one of jubilant freedom and relief from care and worry. Even novices can fall in love with the thrilling feeling of grace and lightness that comes over you when you’re losing yourself in this wonderful and wintry pastime. In London, there are several options for doing it outside, which is preferable to the comparative soullessness of an indoor venue. In the open air, the feeling of dancing on ice is pure magic. Here are some of our tips for places for great winter skating in London:

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