Bishop’s Move have worked with numerous commercial relocation clients in a wide range of business sectors.
Our professionally trained removals team provide project management, warehouse relocations, museum relocations library relocations, relocations for schools and universities, office relocation and porterage services.
Bishop’s Move prides itself on the quality of the delivery of our services to clients which leads to on-going relationships this we have been doing for over 165 years.
We have provided a full range of commercial relocation services including filing audits, space planning, move management, provision of furniture, CAD design, relocation of furniture, relocation of filing, relocation of auxiliary items, shipping of furniture abroad, IT recom/decom, moving personnel including personal effects abroad and storage of goods.
We provide professional business relocation services to a wealth of clients across the country and, in most cases, continue to provide our services as their preferred suppliers. We provide our services to these clients on both a national and in some cases on an international basis.
The high standards of our business services are constantly monitored in line with ISO9001 and our membership of the British Association of Removers (BAR), and recognised by our accreditation with Safe Contractors and RoSPA.
Office Clearance for Charitable Trust
The Peabody Trust, one of London's oldest and largest housing associations, required furniture clearance from 2 central London sites; Queen Elizabeth Street and Westminster Bridge Road. With evidenced re-use of at least 90% of the product in charitable or other evidential good causes within two months of final removal date.
Bishop's Move have been privileged to be involved with the historic move at RHS Wisley to its world-leading scientific research facility and gardening library at RHS Hilltop - the Home of Gardening Science.
Bishop's recently undertook the complete warehouse more, including all stock, for leading suppliers of premier martial arts and fitness brands, Bytomic, from Buckingham to Northampton.
400 staff relocated over two weekends, move included furniture, global filing, IT decom/recom and server moves. Audit of all artwork carried out and specialist packing of the art for transportation and onward storage. Dismantling of 186 roller racking units and disposal of furniture for 983 staff, which meant a clearance of 210 tonnes of furniture were recycled in a three week period in addition to WEE waste.
Moves & Changes
We have completed over the duration of the last 4 years relocation move management, IT decommission & recommission, office relocations, dismantling & rebuilding furniture, removal of catering equipment, re-sale of unwanted catering equipment, waste disposal, WEEE waste disposal and provided storage services.
Moves & Changes
We have completed projects at 4 sites based in and around London over the last four and half years; 40 Bank Street, 80 Strand, Staines and Shell Centre, Waterloo. We have relocated trading desks, Staff – 100-300 staff per weekend in various phased moves. We provide porterage, storage and IT relocations.
We relocated 2450 staff from their existing offices from 3 buildings in Manchester to a new purpose -built facility in Salford Quays. Phased relocation program of 80 staff per day for 31 days. The Clearance of the offices were completed in 2 x two week phases with furniture being resold, donated to charity and recycled ensuring 0% landfill targets were achieved. Local branches provided crews of up to 30 men and 9 vehicles per day to complete the move on time. Bishop’s Move successfully completed all phases on time, with minimum disruption, despite access restrictions being in place in one building where 5 floors were occupied and no lifts were available for use. We continue to assist BUPA in numerous moves throughout the UK.
Moves & Changes
We have been providing relocation services to Travis Perkins Head Quarters in Northamptonshire on a weekly basis consisting of Fitters, IT engineers and various size crews to carry out relocations and disposals around the numerous sites.
Bishop's Move were appointed to assist CMBRE with the sustainable commercial relocation and recycling services they were providing a client in Bristol, Somerset. The job involved the careful uplift, wrapping for storage and transportation of over 20,000 floor tiles in just 4 days.
Bishop's Move was recently awarded the contact for a world-renowned pharmaceutical company's office relocation from Basingstoke to Hook in June 2020. In the middle of the Covid19 pandemic, this 4 day commercial relocation, included IT decommission & recommissioning services, moving 7x meeting rooms, 63 cabinets, all associated personal effects and filing in over 300 crates - plus a full size fibreglass cow!
CENTRE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FISHERIES & AQUACULTURE SCIENCE
Reolcate CEFAS to their new buildings on their existing site in Lowestoft in 3 phases. The first phase included the transportation of over 132 desks to the new site. The second phase involved the professional installation new IT equipment, including 400 monitors and arms. Whilst the third phase was the complete clearance of 125 rooms over 4 floors. This successful relocation was completed 2 days ahead of schedule.
Un-required items of furniture were donated and distributed to local schools and the homeless charity, Emmaus.
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
Library Moves & University Moves
We relocated 8km of filing from their existing library on a shelf for shelf basis to our storage facility whilst old shelving was removed and replaced with high density roller-racking. After a period of 10 weeks all materials were delivered back in a 10-day period for the commencement of the new term.
We have also completed numerous department moves around the campus which a have included the movement into our storage facility of circa 40 containers of furniture for storage over a 16 week period, whilst a refurbishment program is being carried out.
LONDON FIRE BRIGADE MUSEUM
We moved the museum of the London Fire Brigade into our storage facility for long term storage. This move included handling of valuable artifacts and priceless paintings, ensuring that they were inventoried on an item by item basis (over 10,000 items logged) and packed carefully for long term safe storage.
ENGLISH NATIONAL BALLET
We relocated the English National Ballet from SW7 to it’s new modern facilities in E14. We packed and wrapped all the touring performance costumes and fabric which required careful handling and labelling, then transported them requiring two runs per day to the new site over a four day period. Gym equipment and other specialist equipment including IT were moved over another five days.
OXFORD HIGH SCHOOL
We relocated Oxford High School in a phased relocation due to a refurbishment program involving the decant of the school’s classrooms into numerous portacabins placed on site. This included the packing and unpacking of each classrooms content’s and the disassembling and reassembling of furniture.
We had teams of porters and fitters completing the work over a 21 day period during the school holidays.