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Moving Checklist

Use our moving checklist to help you when you go to move house

Six weeks before the move

  • Confirm the date of your move
  • If you’re renting, notify your landlord of your moving date
  • Check your home insurance – make sure you have cover from the day you move in to your new home
  • Use SRB Couriers, the reliable removals, van and man service
  • If you’re not using professional removers, ask friends to help
  • Book extra storage space if required
  • Notify the relevant utility companies of your departure
  • Start getting rid of possessions you no longer need. Decide which items can be taken to a charity shop, sold at car boot sale, or offered to your friends
  • If you need new furniture or carpets – order them now and arrange delivery for when you move in

Two weeks before moving

  • Start packing non-essential items such as books and non-seasonal clothes into boxes
  • De-register from your doctor, dentist and optician if you’re moving out of the area
  • Visit the post office and arrange for your post to be forwarded (you will be charged a fee for this service)
  • Notify your milkman and newspaper shop that you’ll be moving and give them a date you want the service to stop
  • If you have children or pets, arrange for someone to look after them during the move
  • Make a list of everyone who should know about the move. Send out change of address ecards/ texts
  • Finalise arrangements with your removal company. Confirm arrival times and make sure your removers have directions to your new address
  • Arrange a time to collect the keys for your new home from the estate agent
  • Notify then bank of any changes to direct debits and standing orders