Tips for Moving House | Hadley & Ottaway | Movers Since 1928

We've been in the removals business since 1928 so there's not much we don't know about all stages of the process. We've collated our years of insider knowledge into the articles on this page to ensure your move runs smoothly. 

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What Not to Forget When Moving House

Moving to a new house can be an exciting adventure, but it can be stressful if you don't have a plan of action in place.

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what are the top reasons for moving home

What to Look Out for When Researching a New Neighbourhood

When moving house, there is so much more to it than simply finding a house you love and buying it.

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top tips to make the packing process more efficient

Your Essential Guide to Downsizing

People make the decision to downsize for all manner of different reasons; whether the kids have moved out and the house is now too big for your needs, the size…

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hints and tips for first time home movers

Hints and Tips for First Time Home Movers

Buying or renting your first home is a huge achievement.

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how to handle the moving process with children

How to Handle the Moving Process with Children

Leaving a house that you have spent a significant amount of time in and grown as a family in can be upsetting for adults, so if it has been the…

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the key features of storage during the house moving process

The Key Features of Storage During the House Moving Process

Whilst you might not initially think it, utilising available storage facilities has the potential to play a huge role in the house moving process, as we at Hadley & Ottaway…

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six handy pointers for dealing with pets during a house move

6 Handy Pointers for Dealing with Pets During a House Move

Moving day can be incredibly stressful for humans, however, you also need to remember that this can be equally, if not more stressful for your family pet who will have…

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checklist for who to inform when you are moving

Checklist for Who to Inform When Moving Home

We all know how much there is to think about when moving house, however one task that is an absolute must involve informing the relevant service providers and authorities about…

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three tips for a successful summer moving day

3 Tips for a Successful Summer Moving Day

Summer is the busiest period of the year for house moves, what with the chances of good weather considerably increased as opposed to other times of the year, it makes…

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seven quick hints to help when packing

7 Quick Fire Hints to Help When Packing

If you have decided to embark on the packing process yourself, not forgetting that our team at Hadley and Ottaway can pack all of your belongings for you, we thought…

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your home movers checklist part two

Moving Home? Your Home Movers Checklist- Part Two

Following on from part one of our home movers checklist where we provided details on what you should be doing one month, three weeks and a fortnight before your move,…

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your home movers checklist part one

Moving Home? Your Home Movers Checklist- Part One

As part of our endeavour to make the moving process a less daunting proposition and following on from our infographic ‘Top Tips for Moving House’, we here at Hadley and…

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Top Tips for Moving House (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whilst you may consider moving house as one of the most stressful things you will ever do, we at Hadley and Ottaway are on a mission to change your mindset…

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10 top tips for moving large or heavy objects

10 Top Tips for Moving Large or Heavy Objects

When moving house, there is a good chance that there will come a point at which large or heavy objects will need to be moved.

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Top Tips for Moving During Bad Weather

As we all know, the British climate is incredibly unpredictable and as nice as the weather has been over the last few months, we know all too well that as…

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top tips to make the packing process more efficient

Top Tips to Make the Packing Process More Efficient

When moving home, one of the most time-consuming processes involves packing up all of your possessions, most of which are likely to have been built up over a good few…

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aspects to contemplate when moving abroad

Aspects to Consider When Contemplating Moving Abroad

Deciding to move home can be one of the biggest decisions you will make in life, yet contemplating a move overseas can increase this tenfold.

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six handy pointers for dealing with pets during a house move

Moving Home: Yourself VS Removal Companies Norfolk

Cardboard boxes, lots of list-making, constantly up and down your stairs; these are just some of the experiences you can enjoy when moving home.

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the hadley and ottaway guide to packing part two

The Hadley and Ottaway Guide to Packing- Part 2!!

Following on from our previous post offering tips on how to make the packing process more efficient, we at Hadley and Ottaway thought it would be worthwhile going into a…

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things to remember when moving home

Things to Remember When Moving Home

Moving home can be a stressful ordeal, not least because of the change of living environment.

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Following the PM’s announcement on 4th January 2021, removal companies are being allowed to continue carrying out house moves providing that they have the required safety measures in place.

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