Professional removers memberships and accreditations


Family Business Awards 2018

Family Business Awards - Employef of the Year 2017

Family Business Awards - Service Excellence Winers 2016

Family Business Awards

Award winners in the Family Business Awards – 3 years running.
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Which? Trusted trader

Which? has been a consumers champion for over 55 years, well known for testing consumer products and establishing the best buy. They have now extended their range to the service sector and established a Trusted Trader scheme which endorses reputable traders. Ballards have successfully undergone the rigorous assessment process and are pleased to be a Which? Trusted Trader. See our Which? certificate.

See recent customer reviews on our Which? page.


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Reference Line

Referenceline shows you customer reviews from different types of customer, which can help you make a more informed choice about using Ballards.

See customer feedbak on our Reference Line page.


Professional Removal Company – Members of BAR

Ballards are members of The British Association of Removers (BAR). BAR members are professional removal and storage companies, each working to BAR’s approved Code of Practice. This means that you have the peace of mind that comes from using a firm that really knows what it’s doing, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you’ve got someone to turn to. See our BAR certificate.

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BAR Self Storage

The BAR Self Storage Interest Group (SSSIG) is a group of over 20 professional BAR UK companies who have ownership or control (and branding) of a self-storage facility and have demonstrated their commitment to providing professional self-storage services to members of the public and businesses large and small alike. The SSSIG is a special interest group of the BAR. See our BAR certificate.

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British Standard (BSEN12522)

Ballards have elected to adopt the increasingly widely known European Standard for removals – BS EN 12522. These standards are the first and only recognised quality standards specifically aimed at furniture removals and storage for the benefit of the private individual. Certified companies operate to clearly defined standards and the procedures are designed to benefit you, the customer, at every stage of your move.


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The Furniture Ombudsman

We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by;
The Furniture Ombudsman
Premier House
First Floor
1-5 Argyle Way
0333 241 3209