Preparing for a Deep Spring Clean with Self Storage

Posted on 02/03/2021 by Nick Johnson
Why Do People Move to Dorset?

Spring is just around the corner, and we’re all hoping for better news on lifting lockdown restrictions on the 8th of March. To keep our minds in a positive mode, you can organise your home to usher in the new season. There’s nothing better than a sparkling clean house without clutter or mess getting in the way. You can shake off the winter blues with some elbow grease and cleaning products.

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Top Tips on Making Space Before the Christmas Holidays in Dorset

Posted on 22/12/2020 by Nick Johnson
Office Removals Dorset

As is often the case, there are lots to do with little time before the holidays start. The offices and factories are closing, people are leaving work, and the kids are off school. Now that tighter lockdown restrictions are in place nationally, people will no doubt be changing or altering their plans for the holidays. Is there time to make some extra space before Christmas?

Johnson’s Removals is open as usual, and this won’t change for the new tier system of lockdown. Self storage is a vital service many people and businesses relied on in emergency situations during 2020. And we have a range of services ready to help you prepare for the festive season in Dorset. 

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Our New All Singing All Dancing Depot In Tolworth

Posted on 05/10/2020 by Nick Johnson

THE brand new, state of the art Tolworth depot for The Master Removers Group was all-singing, all-dancing recently when it was chosen by country-pop duo Ward Thomas as the backdrop to their latest music video.

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Downsizing Your Office Space in Dorset

Posted on 17/09/2020 by Nick Johnson
Downsizing Your Office Space in Dorset

This year has been a tough one for Dorset’s business community, with companies of all sizes and sectors feeling the pain of the harsh lockdown. Many are looking at ways of reducing costs by trimming outgoings and finding new ways of improving things like efficiency. A popular option for SMEs is downsizing to a smaller office and then looking for alternatives to their current storage provisions.

Johnson’s of Shaftesbury has various services which can help any business which needs to tighten its belt to turn things around. We’ll discuss how you can apply them with some examples, which might help improve your company’s finances.

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Moving Home? Decluttering Tips Before Your Relocation

Posted on 11/08/2020 by Nick Johnson
Moving Home? Decluttering Tips Before Your Relocation

Whether you’re moving from a four-bed detached house or a 1-bed apartment, moving to a new home takes a lot of planning. It’s always a good idea to give yourself lots of time to work through the preparation stages of your relocation. You’ll put yourself in a position to deal with issues before they turn into full-scale problems, which will help lower the stress levels.

Johnson’s of Shaftesbury has plenty of ideas and useful bits of information you can use when selling your home in Dorset. Here are some of our top tips on how to start decluttering and preparing to move to your new house or flat.

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What’s Happening in Dorset’s Housing Market

Posted on 09/07/2020 by Nick Johnson
What's Happening in Dorset's Housing Market

We’re now several days into the latest phase of the Covid-19 response, and it will take time for people to adjust, and everyone’s hoping for a balance of a return to normality that’s also safe. Many business sectors were struggling to cope with the lack of commerce during the lockdown. The latest easement will come as welcome news as restarting is crucial to keeping their doors open. Others are faring well already, which has taken many experts and professionals by surprise.

The housing market has taken giant leaps towards some form of stability, although the terrain will undoubtedly be different going forward. Johnson’s of Shaftesbury always takes an interest in the comings and goings of the housing market because it affects us. This is our brief guide to the latest information and movements in Dorset’s housing market, and how it applies to relocations.

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Is This the Perfect Time for Your Start-Up Company in Dorset?

Posted on 10/06/2020 by Nick Johnson
Removals and Storage for Small Businesses in Dorset

With the stricter version of the lockdown slowly easing, you might be forgiven if you err on the side of caution when it comes to returning to normal life. It will take some time, and it’s wise to be sensible, but it’s possible to start thinking about things like work and possible change of career. There was a lot of time to think about things during the lockdown, and some of you might be pondering a transformation of how you work.

At Johnson’s of Shaftesbury, we work with new companies and entrepreneurs every week, and we have some tips on how you can do this. It might not suit everyone’s needs, but a lot of people could benefit from a change in direction in their career path.

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A Complete Guide to Office Relocations in Dorset

Posted on 02/04/2020 by Nick Johnson
What's Happening in Dorset's Housing Market

If you’re weighing up the possibilities of moving your company to a new location, it’s crucial that you take your time and don’t rush into anything. Whether it’s booking your removals service locating another building, it pays to find the most suitable option for both. Although we would recommend using a reliable removals company like Johnson’s of Shaftesbury for your office relocation.

And here’s our practical guide on everything you’ll need to know about office relocation in Dorset.

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Posted on 31/03/2020 by Nick Johnson

With whole populations confined to their homes in the UK and around the globe, we’re in times for which there’s no frame of reference. Shops are closed and businesses curbed to the bare minimum of activity. And yet it’s in these straitened circumstances that it’s become apparent just how vital the removals industry is to the health and prosperity of the people. We’re not just about moving people from one place to another; we’re part of of an intricate chain that has to stay in motion, or else catastrophe can occur. We often help people who are in the grip of immense personal challenges (e.g. Parkinson’s sufferers) and whose move will have an enhancing effect on their comfort and health.

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Coronavirus prompts No 10 to suspend housing market

Posted on 27/03/2020 by Nick Johnson

“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.

Banks struggling with the volume of customer inquiries, difficulties with valuations and legal uncertainty has led ministers to call on people to delay moving.

Finance has dried up with mortgage providers ceasing to offer many new home loans. They include Lloyds, which owns the Halifax and Bank of Scotland and is the largest player in the market, and Barclays.”

Read the full article in The Times click here.