Frequently Asked Questions

The process of requesting a quote at Reads Removals is super easy. We have many ways of getting in contact with us. This can be done from our request a quote page, call us directly at 01733 557 557 or send us an email to sales@readsremovals.com.

We have years of experience in both house removals, office moves and international removals. To prove that we are the best just look at what our previous customers have said about us on TrustPilot.


When you have requested for a quote, call back or called us directly. Our staff can then arrange a suitable date to visit your property. This is a full no-obligation quote, free of charge. For small removals, we can even give you a quote over the phone or by email, however. We recommend that you have one of our local surveyors visit your property, at a time that is convenient to you, so that you can have an accurate quotation. Further taking away the stress that everything will fit into our purpose-built vehicles and storage facilities.

Every move is unique and as such we treat each quotation separately, whether it is a home removals, office removal or you are moving internationally. and base our price on the specific requirements of each customer. The price will always be dependent upon what size of vehicle you need, what size of team you need, where you are moving to and if you have any specific requirements. For more information on any items that you may have of concern, feel free to contact us directly for a quick response.

Every quotation is different as we tailor-make each one to suit your unique needs. We can provide you with a complete service including the following:

Full Packing Service – We will come into the property, usually the day before and get everything packed up ready for the removal the next day. We will be unable to dismantle anything unless specially quoted for. Additionally, we will not take items off walls/ceiling such as bookshelves, paintings and chandeliers. More details on this service can be found by clicking on here.

All Packing Materials such as boxes, tape, tissue, wardrobe boxes. We will organise a box drop or pick up of boxes from our depot. Giving you suitable time to dismantle and pack your items.

Owner Packing - We will come on the day of your removals carefully wrapping all your soft furniture goods putting all your packed items onto the purpose-built vehicle for transit, and at your new home we will deliver all items and boxes into the room of your choice.

As soon as you have confirmed a moving date then please book your removal in with us - it is always best to give around two weeks’ notice. For European Removals things usually take a bit longer and the earlier you can book the better. Having said this, at Reads Removals, we will do all we can to accommodate your move, however, short notice. Please note that we are busy throughout the year, so to make sure you get a professional and affordable service best book as soon as possible.
For our residential moves we require you to pay for the full removal at least 7 days beforehand. We accept BACS and debit cards. For International or Commercial moves please contact us directly for information upon how to pay for your professional removals.
We offer on every quotation the amount of upto £25,000 standard liability cover in the event of loss or damage to your goods. If your value of goods is greater than the amount above, we offer extended liability to make sure that you are fully covered. For more information head over to our page dedicated to explain how cover works.
Yes. We are experts in specialist moving and are as happy move your fine art and high-value antiques. Please make sure on your visit by one of our local surveyors of any high-value goods.