What the press are saying

We’re always chuffed when people get in touch to find out what we do, and we’re proud to say that we’ve had some awfully nice things written about us…

Brits get itchy feet in their home after five years, study finds: The independent 18th Sept 2023 View origional article 

HOUSE ABOUT IT I was skint after being sacked for stripping at a work do… now I’m a millionaire after setting up celeb removals company: The Sun 19 Aug 2023 View original article

Anthony Ward-Thomas interviewed on GB news. 14th December 2022

about us… Borrowers on variable rate mortgages, or whose fixed-rate deals expire in the next 12 to 18 months, are most concerned, according to research from removals company Anthony Ward Thomas. Founder Anthony Ward Thomas said: “Throw in higher energy, fuel and food bills and it is no surprise that people are uneasy.” The Express Online 22 September 2022 View original article

Mail Online

The Anthony Ward Thomas Attitudes to Moving survey asked 2,000 people about stamp duty and other questions on the property market. It said that 38 per cent of respondents agreed that stamp duty should be scrapped altogether and replaced with capital gains tax on the sale of all properties, including main homes. The Mail Online 6 June 2022 View original article

The Times  

Coronavirus prompts No 10 to suspend housing market. The housing market was effectively suspended by the government last night in an unprecedented move as the sector was plunged into chaos by the coronavirus outbreak. The Times 27 March 2020 View original article 

Ward Thomas, who also handled moves for Pippa Middleton, sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, hasn’t yet seen an uptick in corporate relocatio firms saying a non-negotiated exit would be disastrous for their U.K. operations, he says some are laying the groundwork for moves. Bloomberg 17 January 2019 View original article 

How I made it: Anthony Ward Thomas – Keira and Boris were some of my best moves – The Sunday Times 25 January 2018 View original article

A good removal company will be fully equipped to cater for the needs of pensioners and will know how to make your experience as stress-free as possible – so the first and most important thing is to seek out a quality firm. Get recommendations or read online reviews, and look out for the BAR (British Association of Removers) logo. For older people moving house, the difference between a professional BAR-approved outfit and a part-time man-and-van is vast. Downsizing Q&A The Sunday Times (09 April 2017) View original article

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Anthony Ward Thomas started his eponymous removals company in 1985 after a bad experience while moving house — he caught workers from a “well-known national firm” trying on his clothes. “Removals boss puts his own house in order” The Times Online (16th December 2014) View original article

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Removals boss puts his own house in order Summer In February, a film of the true story of the pre-First Wold War love triangle involving Sir Alfred Munnings, one of Britain’s most sought-after equine artists, goes on general release on Friday. It has a lot of things going for it; it is superbly acted, with Dominic Cooper as the talented young ‘AJ’ Munnings, the star of the Edwardian young artists’ colony in Cornwall, and Dan Stevens (Matthew Cawley inDownton Abbey) as his friend and subsequent love rival, Gilbert Evans. Anthony Ward-Thomas’ victory for Corinthian spirit in film of the Sir Alfred Munnings story The Daily Telegraphy (11th June 2013) View original article

Anthony Ward Thomas is the owner of one of Britain’s most exclusive removal companies, catering to the likes of the Archbishop of Canterbury, who left Lambeth Palace last month. Ward-Thomas set up the firm that bears his name in west London in 1985, paying £500 for a deposit on a delivery van. He now has 95 lorries and 300 employees, turning over £15m a year. Customers have included Boris Johnson, mayor of London, and the actors Cate Blanchett and Orlando Bloom. The company also delivers for Sotheby’s and Bonhams, the auction houses. Fame and Fortune: I gamble on horses, not homes The Sunday Times (06 January 2013) View original article