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Taking the stress out of moving

Written by on June 19, 2019


Moving house can be a stressful time, there’s no doubt about it. That’s why it repeatedly makes the list of ‘the most stressful life events you can go through’ – picking and securing the house of your dreams, and ensuring your home is someone else’s first choice can put the pressure on a bit! But

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Why family businesses should be celebrated this Father’s Day

Written by on June 12, 2019


June 16th marks Father’s Day (hope you haven’t forgotten…) – the day we celebrate dads and all they do for us. Lots of dads might be on hand for a spot of DIY, a pint down the pub, giving support on the football sidelines, a hug when needed – but what about when your dad

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Giving something back – Volunteers Week

Written by on May 29, 2019


June 1st-7th marks Volunteers Week – a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. Last year, as part of our 50 Good Deeds campaign to mark our 50th birthday, many of our wonderful team helped out at good causes across the region. Some sleep

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Making the move overseas – international removals

Written by on May 22, 2019


With Brexit a seemingly never-ending debate, most experts believe it’s definitely having an impact on the UK housing market. Recent data from Rightmove revealed that 28 per cent of properties are taking over six months to sell, with a further eight per cent remaining on the market for over a year. Of course, this varies

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Five top tips to Spring clean your business

Written by on May 7, 2019

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Springtime… it’s all about lambs and chocolate and bank holidays – and cleaning. OK, so spring cleaning might not be your favourite thing to do, but it is definitely something you’ll feel better for afterwards. A survey a couple of years ago revealed that 70% of Brits admit to doing a deep spring clean, spending

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10 quick gardening tips when you move into a new home

Written by on April 30, 2019


This week is National Gardening Week – the country’s biggest celebration of all things gardening, spear-headed by the RHS. Whether you’re a green-fingered gardening guru channeling your inner Alan Titchmarsh or Charlie Dimmock, or your talents lie elsewhere (we all have that friend who can’t even keep a house plant alive), it’s true that us

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10 questions to ensure a smooth move

Written by on April 24, 2019

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Our MD Mike was in the Yorkshire Post a couple of weekends ago, with an article all about the questions you should ask to ensure you have a stress-free, straight-forward move. As experts who have been in the removals business for more than 50 years, we’ve seen and heard a lot of horror stories. It’s

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Yorkshire’s Property Hot Spots

Written by on April 20, 2019


When you buy a house, do you go for a hot spot or a cooler one? We’re not talking about the temperature (in Yorkshire, you’d be leaning more towards the cold one) – but how popular a location is on the property market. After all if you buy in a hot spot, you’ll pay more

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To Move or Improve – that is the question…

Written by on April 16, 2019


It’s a conversation that goes on in homes across the country – “should we move or improve?” (ok, maybe not in those exact words, but with the same sentiment!) There’s even TV shows dedicated to the subject (we’re a big fan of Phil and Kirstie’s Love it or List it). A home which was perfect

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Three McCarthy’s Storage World sites set for expansion!

Written by on April 4, 2019


You may have seen in the news that we had an announcement recently – we’re delighted to tell you that we are expanding our self storage centres in Leeds, Harrogate and Wakefield. Increase in demand has led to us building an additional 10,000 sq ft of storage space across the three Yorkshire sites, equating to

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Leeds LS7 2AH

Removals: 0113 262 3000 /
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Opening Hours:
Monday-Friday: 08.00 to 17.30
Saturday: 09.00 to 16.00
Bank Holidays: 10.00 to 14.00


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Wakefield WF1 1UW

Removals, Storage & Shredding:
01924 663 555

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Monday-Friday: 08.00 to 17.30
Saturday: 09.00 to 16.00