Our Blog

Welcome to the Britannia Bearsbys blog page. We have dedicated this section of our website to providing regular updates on interesting and relevant content about everything moving house. All of the content featured here is written by our fantastic office staff. The idea is to offer a realistic and conversational approach to some of the questions that we get asked on a regular basis. The hope of this blog is to help people moving, wherever they may be, regardless of wether they are using our services or not. If you'd like to ask a question or ask us to write a blog post on a specific subject please don't hesitate to contact us on the information provided below.

Our Blog


Whether you are a Brexiteer or a Remainer or simply have no idea (which isn’t surprising given the rubbish that has come from both sides of the argument) there is no doubt that what it has done is to create a lot of uncertainty over everyone’s future. This particularly affects the housing market which tends… Continue Reading

Our New Removals Truck

Britannia Bearsbys are pleased to announce the imminent arrival of the latest addition to our fleet. After much debating and considerable research in to suitable vehicle Makes and Vehicle Body Building Companies we finally settled on what we think is going to be the most useful truck in our fleet. Whilst we considered the cost… Continue Reading

Britannia Bearsbys 2.0

It’s time once more for another entry into the Britannia Bearsbys blog! You may have noticed if you’ve been to our site before that it has changed recently. Quite dramatically in fact. In January last year (2015) we decided to move our operation over to Aylesford, Maidstone. We decided it was time to take the… Continue Reading

Removal Men – The Unsung Heroes.

‘I’m a removal man’. The sad truth is that I have sat at many a dinner party on a Friday night and been asked that question. When I have proudly made that statement it has rarely received gasps of appreciation or questions about what exactly it is that I do.   Whilst it cannot compete… Continue Reading

The Increase in Stamp Duty 1st April 2016

The changes in Stamp Duty announced by the Government will increase the stamp duty tax on Buy to Let and 2nd Homes quite considerably. We are therefore expecting a significant increase in the number of our customers keen to move before the 1st April deadline. This is because a number of chains that customers are… Continue Reading

Why are good moving companies so expensive?

Once again I find myself sat here at 5:30pm on a Friday afternoon feeling like I should answer another question I get asked quite regularly. Why are good moving companies so expensive?  Well, the trouble is that removals is actually really really hard and a lot more work goes into it than people realize. To start… Continue Reading

self storage or removal companies

It’s currently 5:24pm on a Friday afternoon and as the end of the week is inching ever closer I thought I would write a little blog post about a question I was asked this week by one of my clients – What is the difference between self storage and removal companies?  I would say that we are… Continue Reading

Man and Van Vs Moving Company

The problem that most removal companies have is that people don’t usually move house every week. Today i spoke to a man who’d like to use Britannia Bearsbys again because we moved him into his property 23 years ago. I find that amazing that even after such a long time my surname/our company name has… Continue Reading

Top ten tips for moving day

Moving house was once voted the third most stressful time in a persons life behind getting married and getting divorced. I have never agreed with this statement though as i’m convinced that moving house is only as stressful as you make it. To provide a helping hand to anybody moving house anywhere in the world… Continue Reading

How To Contact Us.

Britannia Bearsbys


Units A & B
Larkfield Mill
ME20 6SQ

Phone Numbers:

Canterbury: 01227 207 755 Maidstone: 01622 870 540 Tonbridge: 01732 358 900

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Opening Hours:

  • Monday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Tuesday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Wednesday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Thursday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Friday: 08:30 - 17:30
  • Saturday: CLOSED
  • Sunday: CLOSED

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