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About Us

We have been established as a family removal business for well over 100 years. It was the current directors great, great grandfather who founded the removal business together with home deliveries of coal and coke, groceries, drapery and a funeral directors. The business now undertakes exclusively removals to all parts of the UK, Europe and the World.
We are Members of the British Association of Removers inland group and as members of Britannia Movers International we are able to offer you a pre-payment guarantee.

In addition to being full members of the British Association of Removers (B.A.R.), Britannia have full accreditation to quality assurance policy BS EN 12522 which demands consistently high quality service and operational standards, which are continually audited by independent quality assessors.

Such qualification and membership status gives you confidence that you are dealing with the UK’s market leaders in removals.

As the UK’s largest independent moving group, Britannia has helped tens of thousands of families and individuals move home throughout the UK and Overseas for over twenty five years.

All Britannia members are family owned and run companies. Britannia Appleyards cover most of Yorkshire from Rotherham depot.

Although we have the backing from over 50 locations throughout the UK with a combined fleet of more than 400 well equipped vehicles and over 1,000 highly trained and experienced staff you can rest assured that you are also dealing with a local, family firm with a very hands on approach to the day-to-day running of the company, the moves we perform and the clients we work for.

Moving From Yorkshire To Europe

In addition to being full members of the British Association of Removers (B.A.R.) Britannia are members of Fedemac. These organisations represent European movers collectively operating throughout Europe with a vehicle fleet of over 1500 vehicles, employing over 8,000 staff.
For over thirty five years Britannia has moved household and personal effects for thousands of customers to every destination in Europe. Each and every situation and problem Britannia have experienced has built an invaluable local knowledge throughout Europe.

As a result, Britannia emphasise the necessity to assess the delivery/collection access, bearing in mind the size of our European vehicles used. However, Britannia do not feel that you should worry too much regarding this. Whether the access road is narrow, the stairway is inaccessible, your property is secluded in a rural setting, with prior knowledge Britannia will endeavour solve the problem. This information can be critical to ensure your move goes smoothly.

So that Britannia’s services are right for you every time, Britannia make sure that all their staff receive the highest level of removals training from our two dedicated training centres.

Packing for a European move is a specialist skill and Britannia have experienced and professionally trained staff to provide this service for you. Using a modern range of environmentally friendly purpose made packing materials Britannia’s staff will arrive punctually at your home to prepare your possessions for collection. Detailed inventories are prepared for the onward move to destination or storage.

Such qualification and membership status gives you confidence that you are dealing with the UK’s market leaders in European moving.

Countries we service: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland

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