Packing Services

So you are relocating and moving home in the near future.

Our members always try and do everything possible to make your move go as smoothly as possible from start to finish.

This page is dedicated to giving you all the information about our packing and export wrapping services to help you decide if you should ask them to help in getting you packed and prepared, ready for your big day.

Packing Service:

Should you decide that you would like a packing service, our members will send a team of professional packers to your home prior to your selected move date, they will proceed to wrap, protect and pack all belongings into sturdy cardboard boxes using bubble wrap and tissue paper, they will also prepare all your possessions so they are ready for your move.

They have access to and stock the best quality packing materials and are trained and experienced in the art of packing and moving. Having us carry out the packing also gives you a superior insurance cover.

Unpacking Service:

Unpacking is similar to packing, it is generally time intensive and requires some dedication to efficiently unpack and recycle the packing materials.

Members of The Independent Movers Group are happy to undertake some or all of this on your behalf, the crew will unpack, unwrap and place your items onto flat surfaces. Then will recycle or reuse any of the packing materials that are not left with you.

Export Wrapping Service:

Export wrapping is an art, it takes a lot of training and experience to safely wrap and protect your delicate furniture and artwork to make it ready for transport.

Teams use export wrapping blankets, specially designed crates and protection to ensure the safe and secure transport of your possessions.

Packing Materials:

Are you planning to do some or all of you packing in your own time, then we can supply all the quality materials that you might require.

You can find everything you might require in our online shop.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it worth using a member of the Independent Movers Group to pack for you?

Simply put, yes. They are dedicated professionals, with many years of knowledge and experience safely moving peoples belongings to anywhere in the UK. They also maintain exemplary standards helping give you peace of mind knowing that you are in safe hands.

Our promise is that they will treat you prized possessions as if they are our own, ensuring they arrive at your new home in the same condition as when they were collected. Our professional and friendly movers will take the stress out of moving home.

How does a Packing schedule usually work?

General schedule for a small local removal:
  • DAY 1: Packing and preparation.
  • DAY 2:¬†Collection and delivery.
General schedule for a large long distance removal in the UK:
  • DAY 1-2:¬†Packing and collection from your UK address.
  • DAY 3-4:¬†Delivery and unpacking.

How much does packing cost?

There are many factors that influence the cost of a packing service, so making a general estimate can be difficult.

  1. Size: How many rooms need packing?
  2. Type: Breakables take longer to pack then non breakables?
  3. Quantity: How full are the rooms that require packing?
  4. Flexibility: Can you be flexible on which day you would like to be packed?
  5. Extra services: Do you require standard packing, export wrapping or crate making?

The best way to accurately price your upcoming packing service is to complete our contents form and supply as much information as possible.