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Moving to hard-to-reach places

When we help our clients move house, it can be a simple move down the street or around the corner, but others require complex journeys to hard-to-reach places, sometimes in the middle of nowhere. With larger or more unusual moves, you can often be met with moving goalposts and shifting...
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Helping with the emotions of moving house

Even if you’re excited to move house and you’re raring to go, it’s easy to overlook just how much a home can mean to you emotionally. As well as the initial excitement, it’s natural to feel anxiety, apprehension and a little sadness, but we’ll do everything we can to help...
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Ballards supports Ukraine with essential supplies

At Ballards, we’re proud to be aiding Support Ukraine UK: a national campaign that’s dedicated to providing humanitarian aid, supplies and monetary donations to children, families, medics, hospitals, schools and nurseries affected by the war with Russia.   In coordination with the campaign’s Nottinghamshire coordinator, our headquarters has been serving as...
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From scrums to studio sets, celebrities move with Ballards

With access to seemingly limitless resources, you may think that celebs have outlandish methods of moving their prized possessions from A to B, but that’s not always the case. Forget the rhinestone helicopter - even celebs know that expert advice and experience are essential for any home move. With the...
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Celebrating four years beside the A1

Moving house is an exciting moment that requires planning, care and attention. Four years ago, after helping millions of customers move house, it was our turn as we relocated our business three miles up the A1 to our new Nottinghamshire HQ. As you’d expect, this was a major undertaking, with...
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Ah You done good! Props to Ballards for international transfer

Our team of home removal specialists helped score a flawless transfer for an international rugby star during a move from Newcastle to France. Rodney Ah You, known for being a prop for the Newcastle Falcons rugby team, recently made the move across the channel to Brittany, France to join the...
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A busy summer for Ballards

With temperatures dropping and thermostats across the nation creeping ever higher, we’re taking a moment to reflect on a successful summer for Ballards, moving so many satisfied customers into new homes across the country - and the world.  Don’t want to take our word for it? Then pop the kettle on...
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Why it’s important for greater awareness of professional drivers 

We’ve all witnessed - and been affected by - the ongoing shortage of hauliers across the UK. If there is one upside however, it’s that it reminds us of just how important professional drivers are to our economy. With many European drivers having left the country, with the pandemic having...
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Fuel crisis: unaffected services at Ballards

The ongoing shortage of fuel deliveries across the UK has dominated the news in recent weeks, but we want to assure our customers that we are continuing to operate as normal.  While there may be a shortage of fuel in forecourts across the country, there’s no shortage of fuel in...
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Meet our new removal porters

Our next cohort of newly recruited removal porters are now fully trained and ready to help clients move home, relocate or put things into storage. As home removal specialists, we take great care to ensure your belongings are in safe hands, so we take training very seriously. Under the watchful...
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Safety First: Ballards Removals Introduce New In-House Testing for Lorries

To make sure our lorries are always well maintained and suitable for your removal, storage, haulage or van hire needs, we've employed a new strategy of in-house brake testing. With Totalkare extension ramps and mobile brake testers, we ensure high levels of efficiency and accuracy when checking our lorries’ brakes,...
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Home Removal Services: An Industry Under Pressure

It's been an interesting year for the home removal industry. Demand has spiked with many homeowners trying to make the move before the stamp duty holiday deadline in September, and it is becoming more difficult to find a home removals service company that you can rely on. Up to 100,000...
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