Family Run Business

Our business has built a reputation for both quality and reliability.

We are a family run removals, storage and haulage company based in Heysham, near Lancaster. Established since 2002 with over 25 years in the trade. We are proud to work locally in areas such as Kendal, Lancaster, Preston and other surrounding areas. We have offices in Kendal, Preston and Lancaster to ensure we can provide the best moving experience and be responsive to your needs. Our business has built a reputation for both quality and reliability, so much so that a great deal of our business comes from recommendations, something which all the team at Tommy’s Removals & Storage are very proud of.


  1. Advise Tommy’s Removals of your proposed moving date, we understand dates can change so advise us as soon as you know of any changes.
  2. Make a list of items to be moved which need particular care and pack/wrap/label as fragile.
  3. Confirm childcare (or Pet) arrangements for moving day.
  4. Plan the best way to look after pets on removal day.
  5. Start packing – the sooner you start to pack the less stressful it will be, don’t forget the loft, garage or shed!
  6. Label boxes with contents and which room they should be put in as you pack them, there’s nothing worse than having to open blank boxes when looking for something important.
  7. Clear out unwanted belongings.
  8. Start using up food in the freezer.
  1. Contact service providers to arrange final accounts and reconnection at your new home.
  2. Telecoms/cable provider – arrange transfer of phone number to your new home.
  3. Electric supplier
  4. Gas/Oil Supplier
  5. Water Rates
  6. Council Tax
  7. TV Licence
  1. Post Office – arrange for redirection of your mail by completing the appropriate form at your local Post Office.
  2. Government and local agencies such as, Inland Revenue and DVLA for both driving licences and motor vehicle V5 log books.
  3. Organisations you have subscriptions with (charities/clubs/periodicals/book clubs etc.)
  4. Banks/building societies and any other organisations where you have investments i.e. stockbrokers/premium bonds.
  5. Credit cards/Store cards
  6. Insurance companies and brokers you regularly deal with.
  7. Solicitors (even the ones dealing with the sale/purchase).
  8. Telephone companies (landline and mobiles).
  9. Medical – doctors, dentists and opticians.
  10. Schools and colleges.
  1. Defrost the fridge/freezer
  2. Cancel deliveries: milk / newspapers
  3. Double check with the solicitor that everything is still fine for your planned removal day and try get an exact time that you will be given the keys to your new property and the old owners will have vacated by.
  1. Pack personal valuables/cash and documents separately to take with you.
  2. Pack “survival bags” for moving day. Include a change of clothes, toiletries and towels. You may also need items such as matches, torches, kitchen towels, toilet rolls, candles, light bulbs and a tool kit could be very useful. We have known old owners to take every light bulb with them!
  3. Keep the kettle/tea bags/coffee/milk maybe a snack handy for arrival at your new home.
  4. Check drawers/chests for any fragile items.
  5. Place liquids, oils in sealed containers so no leakage will occur.
  6. Paints/flammables cannot be taken on our vehicle due to them being highly flammable so you need to make other arrangements for these.
  7. Take down curtains and blinds and put house plants in containers.
  8. Make sure your washer/dishwasher etc. is unplumbed.
  1. Confirm service meter readings and keep a spare copy of readings.
  2. Keep the vacuum cleaner till last to give everything a once over before you leave and so you can do your new home before your belongings go in – switch off power and water supplies if necessary.
  3. Lock all windows and doors.
  4. Drop keys off with estate agent.
  5. Exchange contact numbers and agree a meeting time with removals team.

Relax in the comfort of your new home safe in the knowledge that all your items have arrived there safe and sound…


Whether you are moving around the corner, nationally or internationally Tommy’s caring, honest and friendly team will all work together to help you make your move as stress free as possible.

  • Lancaster

  • Preston

  • Blackpool

  • Kendal

  • Barrow & All Surrounding Areas

  • All over the UK, Ireland & Europe ….

For help and advice or to book an appointment, please contact us and we will be happy to discuss your individual requirements.

Storage Solutions.

Tommy’s Removals offer comprehensive storage solutions throughout Lancaster, Kendal, Preston and surrounding areas at very competitive prices. Anything you store is housed in a secure storage facility, so you can have piece of mind that your possessions are well cared for. Tommy’s Removals offer the best service and prices in Lancaster, Morecambe, Kendal and surrounding areas.

Haulage Services

Providing Haulage Services & Wide load Escort Services Throughout The UK.

Tommy’s specialised haulage service provides fully qualified, experienced drivers to help exports your goods safely and efficiently. With many years of experience, you will  be provided with a top quality service from start to finish. If you have a haulage service you already use then Tommy’s ‘Wide Load’ escort service can be implemented to ensure the safe and legal transportation of your goods.

Over 5,000 Happy Customers

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