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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.

A Complete Guide to Office Relocations in Dorset

Posted on 26/03/2020 by Nick Johnson
A Complete Guide to Office Relocations in Dorset

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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Self Storage for Gaps in Moving Dates in Dorset

Posted on 24/02/2020 by Nick Johnson
Self Storage for Gaps in Moving Dates in Dorset

Moving to a new house or flat is something that requires a lot of planning and all the patience we can muster. However, things don’t always line up as we’d like, and sometimes, we encounter gaps in moving dates. That’s because buying a property often involves a chain of one or more mortgage deals, rather than poor organising.

So, what options do people in Dorset have if they can’t move into their new home straight away?

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How do I Store Archive Documents in Dorset?

Posted on 06/02/2020 by Nick Johnson
Upgrading Your Garden in Time for Summer in Dorset

This year is already setting a marker in business history, where a lot of major changes in how many companies operate are adapting to incorporate greener practices. The end result is a move towards paperless offices; however, there’s still a need to retain important physical documents. Additionally, many companies are creating more space in the workplace by using Johnson’s of Shaftesbury for storage.

And part of this drive is using archive document storage, but what is it?

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Relocate Your Entire Office in Dorset

Posted on 24/01/2020 by Nick Johnson
Removals and Storage for Small Businesses in Dorset

When it comes to relocating your business, it can be the result of many factors, with common reasons being space issues, an increase in rates or rental costs, to name a couple. Before you make this decision, it’s crucial that you take your time and don’t rush into securing a property or booking your removals service.

Whatever your reasons for moving are, you should use a reliable removals company like Johnson’s of Shaftesbury for your office relocation.

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The Best Places to Buy a Second Property in 2020

Posted on 09/01/2020 by Nick Johnson
Why Do People Move to Dorset?

While many people are returning to work after Christmas and New Year, others are starting 2020 with exciting plans for buying a second property. And there are plenty of places within a comfortable journey from Dorset for you to consider investing in this year. Johnson’s of Shaftesbury moves hundreds of people into second and holiday homes in Dorset and the surrounding areas every year. That’s why we’ve put together our very own top tips for buying a second home.

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Why Do People Move to Dorset?

Posted on 23/12/2019 by Nick Johnson
Why Do People Move to Dorset?

Thousands of new residents move to Dorset every year, and it’s one of the prominent places for people who relocate from larger cities and towns. But what drives them to this county? At Johnson’s of Shaftesbury, we live and work in Gillingham, Shaftesbury and the surrounding towns. And we love everything about Dorset. With this in mind, here is our guide to reasons why you should move to Dorset.

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Moving to Dorset, Somerset or Wiltshire from London? Use a Local Company and Save Money

Posted on 02/12/2019 by Nick Johnson
Choosing the Most Efficient Removals Company in Dorset

If moving to a new house is on the horizon, and you’re planning on leaving the capital soon, it’s not always good value for money to use a London removals company. By shopping around for local providers in the area you’re moving to, it’s possible to save money and receive the same high standard. And if this sounds like the ideal situation, then Johnson’s of Shaftesbury is the company for you.

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Creating a Moving Checklist When Relocating in Dorset

Posted on 13/11/2019 by Nick Johnson
A Range of Removals Services in Dorset

Organising a relocation can be a juggling act, as you try to balance any family and work schedules while planning your move. There are lots of distractions that make it easy to forget to arrange your removals company or possibly a professional cleaning service. This is where issues can occur, especially if you’re working with several service providers at the same time.

Fortunately, there is a steadfast method that will help you refocus if you stray from your plan. Creating a moving checklist is a vital aspect of any relocation, and it’s your master document to keep everything on track. At Johnson’s of Shaftesbury, we try our best to advise our followers with tips of preparing for a relocation.

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