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Are you moving and require removal services in Dorchester? In a recent survey, two thirds of people voted the process of moving to a new house at the top of their list of life stresses. Experts suggest that moving can trigger more stress and anxiety than relationship breakdowns, divorce or even starting a new job!
Make no doubt, moving home represents a serious change and transition in life. We all crave routine and familiarity and when you relocate this can seriously disrupt those feelings of security. It is important to remember that it’s normal to feel overwhelmed when you have so much to organise, especially if moving with children.
At Maidmans, we draw on years of experience in the removals industry to deliver a bespoke customer experience. We strive to ensure each of our moves are tailored to suit your individual requirements and are carried out with the utmost degree of professionalism, honesty and care, leaving you free to arrange all the other practical aspects of your move.
Maidmans have been in the removals industry for over 40 years, winning multiple awards from the British Association of Removers (BAR) since 2008.
Based in Poole, Maidmans is the removals company of choice for Dorchester, being only 24 miles away. Maidmans not only offer outstanding services, but our expert local knowledge means our services will be above and beyond those of our competitors.
Serving towns and villages throughout Dorset, including Bournemouth, Weymouth and Wimborne, Maidmans are here to help.
Whether you are moving down the road, to a beautiful chalet in Northern Italy, or even halfway across the world; Maidmans are here to take the stress out of your move.
Maidmans are the ‘go-to’ choice for removals throughout Dorset, bringing you a friendly team who will give your move that personal touch.
Our expert team will be available to answer any questions you may have about the removal throughout the entire process.
You will be using the UK’s first company to attain all three BSI quality standards for domestic removals, commercial removals and storage. On top of that, we have 40 years of experience; we go the extra mile!
Are you worried about your valuables during the moving process? Worry no more. Our team will protectively wrap your possessions with a bespoke range of packing materials, ensuring they are protected throughout the move.
Dorchester is home to plenty of Londoners looking for a better quality of life and fresh air. Being within commuting distance to London is incredibly important for this town, and is just one of the things that make Dorchester great. Here are a few key points about Dorchester:
The town is an excellent place for walking, exploring and hiking through the historical sites and the pristine woodlands.
Are you a fan of literature? Thomas Hardy cottage is nestled away within the depths of Dorchester.
Property prices can be very reasonable here. If you search enough, you’ll find a fantastic property for a price you’d never even dream of.
Recently named in the Top 10 Happiest Places To Live by the Independent.
Offers some of the best educational institutes in Dorset.
Dorchester is a historic market town with its roots stemming back to the Roman times. The town was initially named Durnovaria, and built by the Romans in 43AD.
Reminders of Dorchester’s history can be seen to this day in the County Museum and the Roman Town House. If that’s not enough, every Wednesday is market day, which began with the Romans!
Dorchester was temporarily occupied in the 1600s by Robert Dormer and 2000 troops. This was part of the English Civil War; however it was recaptured by Puritans sometime after.
In more recent history, the town is famous for being home to Thomas Hardy, a renowned novelist and poet who passed away in 1928. His cottage still remains there to this day.
With the developments occurring in Dorchester and the increase in attention from London commuters; housing prices in the area will likely be on the rise shortly.
This being said, the housing market is challenging to predict with dozens of different factors affecting the volatility of the market.
The average house price in Bournemouth is currently £351,922. This is just almost the same as the average for the county of Dorset. Time your purchase right, and you can nab a real bargain here Dorchester.
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“We opted for the total pack which proved wonderful. Not a thing damaged or scratched. Two items could not be moved upstairs, so Maidmans instantly arranged to have them craned on to the balcony. Wonderful service and organisation.”
“The two lads that moved us were first class. They were so helpful and so polite. Could not do enough for us. We wish them all the best for the future.”
Dorchester has plenty of schools on offer. When it comes to primary schools, Dorchester Middle School and Sunninghill Preparatory School are two of the best schools in the area, receiving a “good” rank from Ofsted.
This being said, there are plenty of primary schools available just down the road in Weymouth as well.
For secondary school, Dorchester is home to one of the best schools in Dorset, the Thomas Hardye School. Accepting both boys and girls, this school has over 2000 pupils and is the school of choice for most families in the area.
If the plan is to study close to home after Secondary school, then the Kingston Maurward College could be for you. Specialising in flora and fauna related subjects, this college has an outstanding reputation and is only just outside the town of Dorchester.
This beautiful and picturesque town has a lot to offer in terms of hiking and walks. Whether you’re visiting the famed, Sculpture by the Lakes or the Athelhampton House and Gardens; you’ll be quick to realise how unique this town is.
If history is what you search for, then Thomas Hardy’s Cottage and the Dorset County Museum would make a good day out for you.
Sometimes you’re looking for a more adventurous activity than usual, and that’s where the Jurassic Safari, a 4×4 off-road driving experience and speed boat rides come into the fold.
Spending the day with your family or your loved one could never be easier than it is here in Dorchester.
Our team of packing and moving specialists cover the whole of Dorchester and surrounding areas, including:
Contact one of our moving specialists today to arrange a free survey and moving quotation.
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