Lund-Conlon Removers & Storers
Having been in business for more than 35 years, Lund Conlon Removers & Storers have successfully relocated thousands of customers all over the UK, Europe, and Internationally.
If you are moving home and require the services of a highly professional, reliable, and friendly mover in and around the Bedford area, Lund Conlon Removers & Storers should be your first choice.
No matter whether you need to move the whole contents of your home, a half load, or just a small consignment, we can offer a tailor-made move with a personal touch for any sized relocation.
We can also offer our valued customers the added assurance of good quality removals because we are proud members of the industry-regulated BAR, British Association of Removers.
All members of BAR are frequently audited to verify that they adhere to the rules and regulations set by this well respected industry regulator.
Lund Conlon Removers & Stores are located in Kempston, conveniently close to the A6 and A421.
Easy to find, as well as offering a comprehensive household removals service, we also have an excellent on-site storage facility.
Clean, dry, and secure your effects are safe with us. Accredited to European standard BS EN 14873, ideal for all your long or short-term storage requirements.
To complement our expert services from our Kempston Depot, we have a further 16 storage depots located strategically throughout the UK.
Regardless of where you are relocating to, there will be a Lund Conlon storage facility you can utilize nearby.
For many, moving home is something that happens occasionally.
Often many years can pass before having to face the upheaval of packing up the entire contents of your home.
Being in one place for long periods inevitably leads to a huge accumulation of personal effects. Even more so if you have expanded your family along the way.
There is much to think about and a whole lot of planning and preparation needs to happen long before you actually move out.
Appointing a trustworthy and reliable removal company will help toward making this stressful and busy time so much easier to deal with.
As Lund Conlon Removers & Storers have been covering removals across the Bedford region for so many years, we have built a good solid knowledge of the local area.
Our highly trained and polite removal team will do their utmost to ensure your move is as stress free as possible.
Furthermore, we can provide you with easy storage solutions at reasonable prices.
Ideal if you want to free up space to decorate when you first move in, or for a safe place to hide those large bulky items you only use occasionally.
Make Lund Conlon Moving & Storage your first port of call.
Give us a ring today to book your free home survey followed by our, no obligation quotation.
There are a whole lot of reasons why Ampthill could be just the place for you.
A close-knit community, a landscape of great beauty, in a central position geographically, and well within a short distance of Luton, Bedford, and Milton Keynes.
A market town of historic note, in Tudor times, Ampthill was once home to Catherine of Aragon, one of Henry the VIII’s wives.
King Henry often visited the town to hunt, and he granted its charter in 1242, the busy market is still held to this day.
People who are new to the town can start making friends by joining one of the numerous sports and social clubs available.
From sporting activities such as golf, cricket, football, jogging, and walking clubs to more sedate meetings such as the camera club and book group.
If being amid beautiful surroundings is your thing, Ampthill has plenty to offer.
Greensand Ridge provides 40 miles of rural walks.
Stretching from Gamlingay to Leighton Buzzard, the walk is rich in wildlife and the ideal location to soak up the fresh clean countryside air.
When it comes to historical attractions Ampthill and the area around it are abundant with interesting sites.
Stately homes, museums, and galleries provide the most ardent history buff with plenty of choices.
The cherry on the cake for Ampthill is that although it feels a world away from the grind of daily life it has fantastic connections.
The M1 and London, a mere 40-minute journey by rail offers easy access up and down the country.
All in all, it comes as absolutely no surprise to find that Ampthill is an incredibly desirable location in which to live.
At Lund Conlon, we understand just how important it is to use only the best packing materials for your move.
We train our staff to pack and wrap your precious belongings carefully and skillfully in order to avoid damage to your property.
On your move day, the removal team will arrive with all the materials required to carry out your move.
Your belongings will be carefully placed into a range of different-sized boxes.
Depending on what is being packed; books, clothing, glassware, china, pots, and pans, our team are fully prepared to pack any items you may have.
We are proud to say that our cartons are made from environmentally friendly materials so can be fully recycled.
Bubble wrap and tissue paper are used to protect your fragile items.
Anything requiring specialist care, such as antiques, will be packed in made-to-measure wooden crates for extra protection.
You may be relocating to a new home a few miles away or traveling thousands of miles to an international destination.
Irrespective of the distance, our comprehensive knowledge of the packing process will mean your effects will arrive safe and sound
There is rarely a situation we have not encountered.
You can rest assured that you are in safe hands with Lund Conlon Removers & Storers.
Lund Conlon has as many years of experience in moving people to Europe and Internationally as it has within the UK.
The packing process is largely the same for moves further afield, however, extra padding and covering will be used to minimize movement during transport.
As the packing commences, the team will complete a comprehensive inventory of all your belongings as each box is filled or item wrapped.
Our experienced pre-move surveyor will provide you beforehand with the customs regulations pertaining to your destination country.
Depending on where in the world your consignment needs to go, your effects could travel by sea, air, or road.
International consignments are generally containerised, and sent by sea.
Journey times vary according to country, but, it can take several weeks for your consignment to arrive at its destination countries port of entry.
It is vital that everything is secure and well packed as these large vessels often encounter rough seas.
Long road journeys are also subject to a lot of vibration which can sometimes result in load shifting. Protecting and securing the load tightly is imperative.
Irrespective of how your goods are transported Lund Conlon’s first-class packers work hard to make sure that everything arrives in one piece.
At Lund Conlon we pride ourselves on delivering a first-class service.
However, no matter how meticulously our moves are carried out, there are risks involved which are outside our control. Transporting your consignment is a classic example.
Whilst we may have packed and loaded your effects with utmost care and attention, there is always a possibility, however slight, that an accident could occur whilst they are in transit.
This is why we offer our customers insurance cover.
If you provide us with an insurance declaration of the value of your goods, the amount of our liability to you in the event of loss or damage to those goods will be a maximum of £50,000.
We can accept insurance liability for a higher amount, in which case we may make an additional charge.
If you decide not to take out any insurance with us, you may find your own house insurance has some form of cover for goods in transit.
For anything we move for you which is not covered by either your own or our insurance, in the event of any loss or damages, caused by negligence or breach of contract on our part.
Our liability to you will be assessed as a sum equivalent to the cost of their repair or replacement, subject to a maximum liability of £40 per item.
Just speak to our helpful surveyor when he undertakes your house move survey and he can clarify the process for you.
Whilst the town may provide everything you need with regards to beauty, outside activities, and sites of historical importance, it makes for a great place to shop too.
Ampthill is a stunning market town renowned for its independent shops and cafés, it has the highest proportion of independents in any town in the UK.
A sizeable Waitrose is available in the town centre.
In these days of rising costs, there is also an Iceland store and 2 miles down the road in Flitwick is a large Tesco Superstore.
Not to be forgotten, Ampthill’s ancient market is held every Thursday in the town centre car park from 8.00am.
Held for hundreds of years, you will discover just about every kind of produce here. Fruit, veg, fish, eggs, award winning bread and more.
Alongside an assortment of food shops Ampthill’s specialist stores are a favorite with locals and visitors.
Ampthill Antiques Emporium is a treasure trove of amazing items in a beautiful Victorian Building.
The Wardrobe is another example of the wonderful independents sitting along the eclectic high street. The ideal boutique to purchase a new dress for a special occasion
The town has a wide variety of restaurants and coffee shops on offer.
The White Hart, once an 18th-century coaching inn, is now a popular place to dine on traditional but quality pub food.
Ampthill is seen in the area as a commercial centre.
Ampthill provides key services for the surrounding villages, and as such there are regular opportunities to find work within the town.
Larger businesses can be found in the commercial and industrial developments on the outskirts, along the town’s bypass.
Because Bedford, Luton, and Milton Keynes are so close, plenty of Ampthill’s residents travel to these nearby centres of employment.
Home to plenty of big companies, these large towns provide a huge number of employment of opportunities across a wide range of sectors.
Whilst around 13% of workers commute from Ampthill to London on a daily basis.
If you are moving to the area and need to find a job within a good commute from Ampthill, start by visiting the online employment agency Indeed.
Indeed.com is advertising as many as 3500 vacancies within a ten-mile radius of the town.
Scoring highly for its education provision, Ampthill has lots of options.
Private and state schools across the county perform well.
Ampthill has two lower schools (Russell Lower school and The Firs Lower School), a middle school (Alameda School) and Redborne Upper School.
All these schools have been inspected and consequently rated as being “good” reports Ofsted.
Post 16 students can attend Central Bedfordshire College located around 11 miles from the town.
Alternatively, a similar distance away is Shuttleworth College, in the village of Old Warden. It offers courses and training related to agriculture and the natural environment.
As well as accommodating high number of Bedfordshire students, these institutions attract students from all over the UK and abroad.
We have already touched on the incredible connectivity living in Ampthill provides.
You my not own a car, in which case, Grant Palmer provides frequent bus services to Bedford and Flitwick.
They also provide less frequent services to Milton Keynes, Dunstable, and several smaller villages surrounding the town.
The nearest railway station is Flitwick railway station, approximately 2.5 km (1.6 miles) south of Ampthill.
The station is managed by Thameslink, which operates all trains serving it, run by the Thameslink route services between Bedford and Brighton.
Whilst a large proportion of the local population opt to use public transport to get to work, getting around by road is pretty simple too.
Ampthill is located along the A507, which links to the M1 to the west and the A6 to the east.
Routes to Milton Kynes, Bletchley, Bedford, St Neots, Biggleswade, Northampton, and more are all totally within reach from Ampthill.
The main M1 runs south as far as London and North as far up the UK as Edinburgh.
The closest airport is London Luton International, 17 miles from Ampthill, also accessed via the M1.
By and large, property prices in Ampthill are reasonably priced. The problem is limited stock, with only 6 homes up for sale currently.
For that reason, it would be helpful to widen your search to a one-mile radius of the town.
Or even better a three-mile radius, which provides a much better choice of 110 properties.
The average price of a home stands well over the National average at £401,675.
However, as an illustration of cost, first-time buyers can purchase a home for £200,000 and two beds start at £240,00.
Many people choose to relocate to the town because of its reputation as a family-friendly, safe location.
In this case, a larger home will be required.
Luckily, three-bedroom properties make up well over half of the available stock.
These sell for between £350,000 and £2,000,000.
Rental prices in the town have been increasing during the past two years in line with the rest of the UK, rising by as much as 10% in some areas.
The average cost to lease a home in the East of the UK is now £1055pcm.
Stock is limited, just four homes are ready and waiting to be rented within Ampthill and a further fifteen within 3 miles of the town.
Lettings begin from £600pcm for a studio flat.
You will pay from £875pcm for a two bedroo0m property.
Larger three bedroom homes are available, these cost upwards of £1050pcm.
If your budget allows, there is a stunning home vacant currently.
A brand new 5 bedroom detached former show home in Wooton, a few miles from Ampthill available for £2500pcm.
All stats as per Zoopla June 2022
We adhere to the highest possible standards in the removals industry.
All services performed in accordance with European standard BS EN 12522.
Covered by the best insurance, your belongings are protected door-to-door.
A team with over 35 years experience of moving customers worldwide.
We offer daily house removals nationwide including the Isle of Wight & Channel islands.
Multiple branches in key locations covering the whole of the UK.
Established in 1985, Lund-Conlon is Bedford’s largest removals and storage company.
Since our inception we have grown from strength to strength. For over twenty-five years we’ve offered the Bedford area a first class customer service, tailored especially to taking the hassle out of your moving day.
Lund-Conlon Removers and Storers are experienced in all aspects of domestic and commercial removals and offer a variety of services. We operate a local, national and international removals service for full and part loads by road, sea and air.
From our purpose built premises on Wolesley Road, Kempston, we offer a wide range of fully secure storage facilities.