Moving House - Check list

Use the check-list on this page to assist the preparations for your move. Press the print icon on your browser to print this page and check the items off as you complete them. For further advice on moving visit the British Association of Removers Web site.

Moving Check List

  • TO make your move easier - here is a list of important items to consider and organise:

    Confirm dates with us.
    Sign and return contract together with payment.
    Inform us of your declared consignment value.
    Arrange a contact number.
    Dispose of anything you don't want.
    Start running down freezer contents.
    Contact carpet fitters if needed.
    Book mains services for disconnections - take meter readings.
    Cancel all rental agreements.
    Notify doctor, dentist, optician, vet.
    Tell your bank and savings/share accounts.
    Inform telephone/broadband provider.
    Ask Post Office to re-route mail.
    Tell T.V. licence, car registration/licence, passport offices.
    Notify HP and credit firms.
    Make local map to new home for friends and our staff.
    Clear the loft.
    Organise parking at new home.
    Plan where things go in new home.
    Cancel the milk/newspapers.
    Clean out the freezer.
    Arrange minders for children/pets.
    Find and label keys.
    Address cards to friends and relatives.
    Separate trinkets, jewellery and small items.
    Sort out linen and clothes.
    Put garage/garden tools together.
    Take down curtains/blinds.
    Collect children's toys.
    Put together basic catering for family at new home.

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