About Us


Founded in 1978, Ballards Removals has supported families, businesses and households in Nottinghamshire and the East Midlands for generations.

We’re one of the largest removals and storage firms in the area, with more than 70 team members and a fleet of 55 vehicles. We pride ourselves on delivering outstanding service to all our clients.

Based in North Nottinghamshire, just off the A1 at Markham Moor near Newark and Retford, whether you’re moving down the road or around the world, we’re a team you can trust.


Ballards Removals is one of the longest established household removal companies in the East Midlands.

Founded in 1978 by Richard and Janette Ballard, we’re a family business that’s continuing to build a reputation as one of the UK's most well-respected removals and logistics companies.

We provide a comprehensive range of secure storage and logistics services, including removals, self storage, van hire and haulage.

Our team has grown over the years but we pride ourselves on going the extra mile, bringing high levels of professionalism and expertise to every job.

Our removals teams are trained in-house in our purpose-built BAR approved training centre and we continually invest in our team, equipment and vehicles, helping us continue to offer an excellent service to our business and domestic customers alike.

Ballards Removals is part of Ballards Group, which includes Steeles of Stamford and Bespoke Moving Solutions, helping a wide range of clients moving across the UK and across continental Europe.

Families, businesses and even celebrities including DJ Pete Tong and international rugby stars Vern Cotter, Lima Sopoaga and Rodney Ah You have all moved with us.

Contact us for a quote and find out how we can help your next move.

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Areas we cover

Our UK removals service is based in Nottinghamshire, near to Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, most of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire, but we cover removals UK-wide. We also undertake removals to Europe and other international destinations.

We might be local, but we’ll take you anywhere.

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