Moving Checklist
Follow our simple moving checklist to ensure
you cover everything.

14-28 days before moving.

Relatives and friends – Make sure they know you are moving; go through your address book. Create or buy a handy little ‘Change of Address’ flyer.
Mail redirection – The Post Office will forward your mail to your new address for a small fee, at least 7 days notice is required.
Telephone – Notify your Telecom provider that you are moving if you want to take the same number with you.
Mobile phone – Notify your service provider for billing purposes.
TV license – Telephone or e-mail them your new address.
Driving license – Notify DVLA at Swansea, you will need a form from the Post Office.
V5 (log book) – Fill in the change of address on the form and send it to DVLA at Swansea.
Home and car insurance – Your policy information will have the relevant numbers to call.
Schools – Notify your present heads that you are moving and your future heads of your arrival date, as appropriate.
Hire purchase – Notify the financier concerned.
Credit cards, direct debits and standing orders – Notify the banks and the creditors involved of your new address in plenty of time.
Council tax – Notify the councils concerned of your arrival and departure dates.
Legal advisers – Notify them of your new personal address.
Window cleaner – Let him know what date you are leaving and make arrangements at your new address.
Milkman – Let him know what date you are leaving and make arrangements at your new address.
Mail order – Notify them of your new address and what date you will be there.

7-14 days before moving.

Life insurance and pensions – Notify your local agent of your new address.
State pension – Your Post Office or DSS will arrange a transfer.
National insurance – Your local office will need to know where you are going, always quote your national insurance number.
Optician – Ask for your latest eye tests and forward to your new optician.
Doctor – Notify them that you are moving and arrange new ones if necessary.
Dentist – Notify them that you are moving and arrange new ones if necessary.
Vet – Get your pet records sent to your new vet.
Pets – Arrange kennels or a cattery during the move as a removal can be stressful for pets.
Banks and building societies – Notify them that you are moving, change of address forms can be obtained from your local branch or online.
Premium bonds – Notify of change of address, the Post Office will have the relevant forms.
National savings certificate – Again the Post Office will supply you with the relevant forms.
Police – Notify them if you are subject to immigration control or on bail.
Newsagent – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find a new newsagent in your new area.
Coal man – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new suppliers in your new area.
Cleaner – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new ones in your new area.
Gardener – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new suppliers in your new area.

7-14 days before moving.

Life insurance and pensions – Notify your local agent of your new address.
State pension – Your Post Office or DSS will arrange a transfer.
National insurance – Your local office will need to know where you are going, always quote your national insurance number.
Optician – Ask for your latest eye tests and forward to your new optician.
Doctor – Notify them that you are moving and arrange new ones if necessary.
Dentist – Notify them that you are moving and arrange new ones if necessary.
Vet – Get your pet records sent to your new vet.
Pets – Arrange kennels or a cattery during the move as a removal can be stressful for pets.
Banks and building societies – Notify them that you are moving, change of address forms can be obtained from your local branch or online.
Premium bonds – Notify of change of address, the Post Office will have the relevant forms.
National savings certificate – Again the Post Office will supply you with the relevant forms.
Police – Notify them if you are subject to immigration control or on bail.
Newsagent – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find a new newsagent in your new area.
Coal man – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new suppliers in your new area.
Cleaner – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new ones in your new area.
Gardener – Notify them of your departure date, settle any outstanding bills and find new suppliers in your new area.

Equipped

We have the required equipment to ensure your move is smooth and your valuables are carefully transported using our dedicated removal vans.

Why You Should Choose Us

East Lancs Removals have been in the industry for many years and we have extensive experience in removals ranging from house to compete office moves. So you can be assured to get the best service every time.

Professional

All staff are trained and experienced in all aspects of removals. Our quotation includes all factors associated specifically with your removal. We make your day stress free as possible.