Please see below our suggestions for a successful house move, you could visit the BAR who have a more detailed breakdown of the below:

http://www.bar.co.uk/index.php/moving-resources/guides-to-moving/guide-to-uk-residential-moving/

  • Confirm removal dates once you have exchanged (although always check dates with mover 1st)
  • Pay deposit and complete removals paperwork/contract
  • Discuss with removal company the type of property moving to and any access details
  • Confirm or decline insurance and provide value of goods
  • Ensure the mover has all your contact details
  • Dispose of any items you don’t want to take
  • Clarify to the mover if there are any changes to what is to be moved since the initial survey
  • Run down the content of your freezer
  • Arrange a carpet fitter to lift and or fit where necessary
  • Book the disconnection of main services
  • Cancel all rental agreements
  • Notify change of address: doctor, dentist, optician, vet etc
  • Inform your bank, saving/share accounts, credit card etc
  • Inform services: water, gas, electricity, phone, satellite, TV Licence
  • Renew driving licence, car registration, passport
  • Arrange Royal Mail to redirect post
  • Clear the loft
  • Organise parking at the new property
  • Dismantle any items that you have not arranged for the remover to do
  • Take down any fixtures or fittings and make good the walls
  • Plan where things are to go in the new home
  • Cancel the milk and papers
  • Send new address cards/ emails to friends and family
  • Separate jewellery, money and paperwork
  • Find and label keys
  • Put together a basic catering pack for moving day and first night in your new home