Removel Checklist

  • Dispose of anything you do not want
  • Run down the freezer contents
  • Contact carpet fitters if needed
  • Book mains services for disconnections
  • Cancel all rental agreements
  • Notify your doctor, dentist, optician or vet
  • Notify your banks and credit card companies
  • Notify your telephone company
  • Arrange to redirect post
  • Notify TV licence, passport, car licence and registration offices
  • Notify all your creditors
  • Provide your mover with maps of your current and new address
  • Clear the loft
  • Plan where things will go in your new home
  • Cancel milk and newspapers
  • Notify the inland revenue of your change of address
  • Obtain the tax office details for your new area
  • Notify all clubs and organisations that you belong to of your plans to move home
  • Cancel newspapers and magazines and pay the account up to date
  • Return any items borrowed from neighbours
  • Collect your dry cleaning
  • Make arrangements for satellite dishes to be removed and refitted at new address
  • Find and label keys for your purchaser
  • Send change of address cards to friends and relatives
  • Separate valuable items and important documents ready for you to hand carry
  • Sort out any items that are not to be moved
  • Take down any light fittings
  • Plan and organise your meals—it may be easier to eat out
  • Collect children’s toys for the journey
  • Put together a basic catering pack for the new home—including the kettle!