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.
A number of crucial elements are required to make any location a viable option when it comes to setting up a new home.
Biggleswade, a central Bedfordshire market town, goes a long way to providing some of these.
Good transport links may not be the top priority for some but for others it certainly is.
Being geographically central helps, in fact, Biggleswade’s growth has been encouraged by good road and rail links to London.
Education again, may not be important for young first-time buyers, or indeed retirees, however, for many it is of the highest priority.
There are some very well-rated schools close to the centre of the town catering to children from 5-to 18 years.
It is always good to know in advance what you can do to entertain the family in a new area.
Biggleswade has an abundance of green space available in the way of parks and green spaces.
Old Warden Park is a well-loved local place to visit.
The Swiss Garden covers about 9 hectares and includes thatched cottages, ponds, and an ornamental bridge.
Peaceful walks along the River Ivel, a tributary of the River Great Ouse, offer the opportunity to enjoy local nature at its best.
A community-led location that provides a number of annual events for local people to get involved with.
Biggleswade Carnival has been held each June since 1957. Attended by hundreds, it is run by a small group of volunteers.
Proceeds from the day are distributed to local community groups, sports clubs, schools, public services, and charities
This unassuming market town has everything you need to enjoy life to its fullest now, and also feel comfortable about the future.
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.
The A1 Retail Park sits just over a mile out of town and is home to a number of well-known high street stores.
Large shops such as TK Maxx, Wilko, River Island, and Benson for Beds are all located at A1.
Market Place, High Street, and Hitchin Street are the principal shopping streets.
The pretty and historical market square in central Biggleswade poses a totally different retail experience.
Surrounded by some very attractive Georgian buildings, the square is the ideal spot to shop for fresh produce.
Whilst nearby you can browse a number of independent shops.
When you have had enough of shopping or wandering around the central area, you can stop off for lunch.
Pop into Drink, Biggleswade’s first and only independent craft beer tasting room, and bottle shop for refreshments.
Or for a bite to eat, you can’t go wrong at the 17th Century Stratton House Hotel.
Its distinct timber-framed building offers a perfect setting for delicious dining covering all budgets.
For anything else, as the town is located close to a variety of larger towns and the City of Cambridge providing plenty of choices when it comes to retail therapy sessions.
Even though it has become evident during the Covid 19 pandemic that it is often viable to work from home, many are now returning to the office.
When it comes to job opportunities, Biggleswade provides a balance that helps people make the best of both worlds.
Convenience is key to ensuring you give yourself the best possible chance of securing a job in a location that is easy to get to either by road, rail, or public transport.
Biggleswade has a wealth of small and large businesses nearby.
The A1 Retail Park is not just a great place to shop, it also provides plenty of scope to find work within the retail, sales, and catering industries.
The Co-op has just completed a flagship distribution centre in the middle of the town, they are advertising around 1000 new vacancies.
Visit their site asap to find out if there is something which may suit you.
Alternatively, you could browse the Indeed recruitment agency website for even more opportunities.
One of the most popular on-line recruitment agencies, Indeed has around 3300 vacant positions close to Biggleswade. Upload your CV here today.
When considering a move to a new area, few things are more important to consider than its education standards.
It will be crucial to apply for a school place well before you move to the town.
Central Bedfordshire Council is where you can apply for a school place for your child/children.
Biggleswade has a three-tier education system with lower schools catering for ages 5–9, middle schools for 9–13, and Upper School for 13–16 year olds.
A good selection of schools is available for the 4-9 year age group.
One of the best state primaries in the town is Sutton C of E Lower School, “outstanding” reports Ofsted.
Older secondary-aged children can attend several schools including Biggleswade Academy. The School has been rated well by Ofsted.
Ivel Valley School caters to children whose special educational needs fall predominantly within the categories of Severe or Moderate Learning Difficulties.
There are two universities based in the county the University of Bedfordshire and Cranfield University.
Combined they offer local students who wish to commute to University on a daily basis, a good choice of courses.
Centrebus provides Biggleswade with reliable and frequent services to Langford, Henlow and Hitchin to the south of the town.
Services north of Biggleswade reach as far as Sandy and Bedford.
Biggleswade railway station is a dependable option for commuters.
Thameslink operates local train services.
They have a half-hourly Monday to Friday service through to Horsham via London, St Pancras, London Bridge, and Gatwick Airport.
The journey time into St Pancras takes just under 45 minutes.
Great Northern runs additional trains to and from Kings Cross for morning and evening commuters.
When it is necessary to travel by car, the main A1 runs directly to the left of the town so it is really easy to access quickly.
The A1 is a busy motorway but also a very connectable one and it gives local people plenty of travel options.
Not only does the A1 run north and south of the town, but it also links to other motorways in the region both directly and indirectly.
The M25, M40, and M11 are three classic examples.
Again, once on these major motorways, anywhere is reachable from Biggleswade.
Slough, Chelmsford, Cambridge, Northampton, and Luton are just a few of the much bigger places you can get to in no time.
Biggleswade properties have risen slowly but steadily and are up 2% compared to 2019 values.
Those with an interest in the local housing market have also got a good selection of homes to investigate as well both in regard to size and price.
The average cost to purchase a property stands at £329,635
Semi-detached homes made up the majority of sales over the past 12 months, selling for an average of £342,111.
Terraced properties sold for £298,091 and larger detached homes sold for an average of £457,525.
Although there is no new-build development currently under construction in the town, there is a number of them further out.
Builders such as Bovis, Linden, and Barratt are all advertising new homes for sale.
Visit Zoopla to find out more about new home developments.
Stats as per Zoopla & Rightmove June 2022
For a number of good reasons, it is a good idea to rent a property when you are relocating to a totally new area.
You then have the flexibility to conduct the search for your next home without the worry and stress of selling your previous property.
Plus, renting for a while gives you time to search for the perfect neighbourhood.
Whether you are a singleton, a young couple or moving with children.
The letting market is buoyant in Luton and there are 320 homes vacant for lease.
Smaller properties range from studio flats going for £300-pcm and one bedroom flats charging £450pcm.
For more substantial sized homes rents increase to £1200pcm for a three bedroom house right up to a large detached four-bedroom home letting for £4358pcm.
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.