Dorchester Removals: Maidmans Moving & Storage

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Dorchester Removals: Maidmans Moving & Storage

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Are you looking for Dorchester Removals?

Dorchester removals, when considering a move to the Dorset, Hampshire or Wiltshire area, Maidmans Moving & Storage have been providing a removals, packing and storage service for over 30 years and are members of the British Association of Removers.

Maidmans Moving & Storage not only provide a Dorchester removals but also provide specialist removal services to locations around the UK, Europe and all International destinations. We work tirelessly to provide the best possible service and peace of mind for those looking to move home.

How to find Maidmans Moving & Storage Ltd

Address: Unit 1,
2 Willis Way
Fleet Lane Industrial Estate
BH15 3SS.
Tel: 01202 069537
Call now for a free home visit & moving quote

Are you moving to Dorchester?

Where is Dorchester?

Should you be considering moving to Dorchester you will find Dorchester is situated on the river Frome in the county of Dorset, it lies approximately 8 miles from Weymouth. The map below shows the location of Dorchester.

Travel Connections To Dorchester

Roads: A37/A35/A354/A352/B3147
Trains: Dorchester West, Dorchester South, Upwey.
Airports: Bristol Airport, Southampton Airport and Bournemouth Airport

Estate Agents Dorchester

When moving to Dorchester you may wish to contact Estate Agents in Dorchester, to guide you through the renting or purchasing process. Most estate agents in Dorchester are not only situated in the high street but can be found online. The list below introduces some of the estate agents in Dorchester

Estate Agents when moving to Dorchester

Meyers Estate Agents
Herons Diw 86
Coburg Road
01305 259436

Fox & Sons
40 South Street
01305 265111

Houses For Sale In Dorchester

Buying a home in the UK has generally proved to be a sound long term investment. There are many variables to consider one of which is location. If you have already decided to make the move to Dorchester you should visit the area and speak to the local experts, such as estate agents.

The June 23rd 2016 referendum which resulted in a leave vote and triggered the Brexit effect making it difficult to predict house values in Dorchester. The trick is to not panic but to assess all the options. The more deposit you have towards the purchase will reduce your overall risk.

The information below will; give you an idea of the average house prices in Dorchester to give you an idea of current property values in Dorchester

Dorchester Property Prices

During October 2016 the average price for property in Dorchester was around £278,000, with detached houses around £407,000, semi detached homes at £293,000, terraced property at £253,000 and flats at around £191,000.

During December 2016 the average price for property in Dorchester changed to around £357,000, with detached houses around £453,000, semi detached homes at £294,000, terraced property at £254,000 and flats at around £191,000.

By the end of February 2017 the average price for property in Dorchester fell to around £288,000, with detached houses around £421,000, semi detached homes increased to around £306,000, terraced property at £260,000 and flats at around £202,000.

December 2017 saw the average asking price for property in Dorchester increase above December 2016 prices to around £306,000, with detached houses around £448,000, semi detached homes increased to around £324,000, terraced property at £278,000 and flats at around £220,000.

Local New Home Sites

Mildren Homes – St George’s Meadow
Lubbecke Way, Dorchester, DT1 1QL
01305 248898

Somerleigh Court Ltd
Somerleigh Court Retirement Village
Somerleigh Road, Dorchester, DT1 1AQ
01305 248822

Local Council Tax Band

Upon moving into your new home, contact your local council to register as the council tax payer. You will be sent a council tax bill. There are many thousands of homes in England that may have been placed in the wrong band since the implementation of the council tax back in the early 1990s.

If your new home is one of them, you can get your band lowered. It is worth speaking with your new neighbours to see what band their properties are in. You can also visit the website of the Valuation Office Agency and your local council at

Local Banks

10 South Street, Dorchester DT1 1BT
0345 734 5345

TSB Bank
64 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA
01305 267936

Dorchester Utility Companies

OVO Energy
0913 581 8820

Bournemouth Water
01202 590059

Local Hardware Stores

Now you are in your new home you may wish to make some improvements. The list below shows local hardware stores.

Robert Dyas
53 South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DQ
01305 259981

Dodgsons Of Dorchester
5 South Terrace South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DE
01305 262918

Dorchester Cable & Phone Connections

When arranging your Dorchester removals and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit

Dorchester Local Council

When planning your Dorchester removals and need information about schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax, simply contact:

Dorchester Schools

Damers First School
Damers Road
01305 264924

Dorchester Leisure Venues

Physiques & Shapes Health Club
The Grove
01305 262162

Thomas Hardye Leisure Centre
Coburg Rd, Dorchester DT1 2HR
01305 266772

D W Sports Fitness Club
Moreton, Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8BB
0845 600 0650

What clubs & groups are there in Dorchester?

Dorchester Town Football Club
The Greene King I P A Stadium Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
01305 262451

Dorchester Tennis & Squash Club
Sawmills Lane, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RZ
01305 268103

There are restaurants for all tastes, including

Sienna Restaurant
36 High West Street
01305 250022

Family Health & Wellbeing

Doctors Dorchester
Atrium Health Centre
Fordington Practice

Dentist Dorchester
The Royal Terrace Dental Practice
Casterbridge Solutions

Optician Dorchester
Specsavers Opticians
Vision Express

Vet Dorchester
Castle Veterinary Clinic
Dave Cumber Vets

Local Domestic Removals Dorchester

This Dorchester removals guide is brought to you by the removals and storage company serving Dorset, Hampshire,Wiltshire and the surrounding area. This service is aimed at people moving in the area and for those looking for a local removals, storage and shipping company.

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Winners of DMOTY – Domestic Mover Of The Year 2011/12 & 2013/14

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Maidmans are proud to have achieved the following in the British Association of Removers prestigious removals competitions:

2008 Commercial Mover of the Year Finalist
2011/12 Domestic Mover of the Year Winner
2012 Commercial Mover of the Year Certificate of Merit
2013/14 Domestic Mover of the Year Winner
2014 Commercial Mover of the Year Finalist
2015 Domestic Mover of the Year Certificate of Merit
2017 Commercial Mover of the Year Runner Up
2016/17 Domestic Mover of the Year Finalist

Maidman's commercial clients have included:

Barclays plc | Borough of Poole | Bournemouth Borough Council | Bournemouth & Poole College of Further Education | Bournemouth University | Bowlplex plc | Business Link | Cobham plc | Crown Prosecution Service | Dorset Business | Dorset County Council | Dorset Police | Fitness First | HM Courts Service | HM Revenue & Customs | Hobbycraft Group Ltd | Honeywell | Ministry of Defence | Morgan Ashurst | Newsquest | RNLI | Sunseeker International

Maidmans Moving and Storage Ltd
Unit 1,
2 Willis Way,
Fleets Lane Ind Est.
BH15 3SS
T: 01202 069537

You’re in SAFE hands
Maidmans was founded in 1979 and since then Maidmans has expanded into an industry leading removals, storage & shredding business. Maidmans are first in the UK to attain all three BSI quality standards for:

• Domestic Removals
• Commercial Relocation
• Storage Services
• Security Shredding