Lund-Conlon Removers & Storers
Lund Conlon Removers & Storers have been in operation for over 35 years, successfully relocating 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.
We can offer you a tailor-made move with a personal touch.
No matter whether you need to move the whole contents of your home, a half load, or just a small consignment,
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.
Our busy depot sits 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, our facility is 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 Bedfordshire region for so many years, our knowledge of local areas is second to none.
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.
Set within prime commuter belt territory, the quintessential market town of Leighton Buzzard offers a great deal when it comes to relocation.
The town adjoins Linslade and the name Leighton Linslade is sometimes used to refer to the combination of the two towns.
If you are moving to be closer to the countryside, like so many are doing following Covid, but still need quick links to London, Leighton Buzzard is ideal.
The local railway station will whisk you into London Euston Station within 32 minutes.
Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Dunstable, and Luton are equally as commutable from Leighton Bizzard.
Having Luton Airport just 17 miles away, all travel options are covered whether it be by road, air, or rail.
The area has the highest concentration of historic buildings in Bedfordshire, further adding to Leighton’s appeal.
Regularly playing host to a number of annual festivals such as the family-friendly Buzzstock Music Festival in July, residents have plenty to do.
The May Day Fayre and the Leighton-Linslade carnival are also well attended events.
The Grand Union Canal runs through the town. Today is used more for leisure than transport, a lovely way to spend a few hours on or close to the water.
Further outside the town, pretty villages sit within pristine rural countryside or along the Great River Ouse, where waterside properties are always in demand.
There is a host of larger towns nearby where you can immerse yourself in culture.
The Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is on your doorstep, if it is nature you enjoy in your downtime.
Leighton Buzzard with its unrivalled connections, central location and above-average facilities, is one to consider if you are searching for a home in this area.
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 also do our bit to help the planet.
All 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.
We regularly undertake European and International removals alongside our domestic service.
The packing process is largely the same for moves abroad.
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.
Your consignment will be packed and loaded with the utmost care.
However, there is always a possibility, no matter how 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.
Speak to our helpful surveyor when conducts your house move survey. He can clarify the process for you.
The main shopping centre in the town offers locals plenty of choices.
There is absolutely no need to go far to enjoy a comprehensive and exciting shopping expedition.
Waterbourne Walk Shopping Centre located in the heart of town, will fulfill all your retail requirements.
Waterbourne is the place to relax.
Sit and chat with friends over coffee, take part in events, or enjoy the bandstand entertainment, and, of course inbetween you can shop!
The centre is undercover so ideal for all-weather conditions.
Having been granted a market town charter in 1086, residents can also shop at Leighton’s popular market square.
Held twice-weekly market days are on Tuesdays and Saturdays.
All the usual suspects are present and located along the High Street; New Look, WH Smith, Boots, and several supermarkets as well.
Peacock Alley is where you will find some very interesting individual little stores such as Dream a Gift and Ivy Lane Boutique.
Fancy a change of scenery?
Head off to Milton Keynes or Luton where you can spend the whole day indulging in retail therapy.
Alternatively hop on a local train and you can be in London central in no time at all.
The town enjoys a higher-than-average employment rate, making it relatively affluent.
Leighton is home to several UK head offices for national and international firms.
Connells Group, the estate agents’ chain, have their head offices in the town, as do the UK operations of Tupperware and Grundfos.
Many people now work from home following Covid. Providing a network of micro-businesses across a range of sectors in the town.
There is every possibility you will find work in Leighton Buzzard.
If not, as Leighton Buzzard is recognised as one of the top commuter towns in the county, travel by train into London only takes 35 mins for work.
Economic growth is at the forefront of the Central Bedfordshire Council’s future plans.
The council is eager for the town to attract even more innovative businesses into the area.
If you are interested to know in more detail about Bedfordshire Council’s plans, you can download a copy of simply their Economic Strategy document.
Bedfordshire Council oversees Education provision in Leighton Buzzard.
The council website is where you need to go in order to apply for a school place.
The website also has plenty of practical information for parents such as school term and holiday dates.
The school system is classified into three levels, Lower, Middle, or Upper.
Schools are of a good standard with plenty of Ofsted rated “outstanding” and “good” schools available.
Pulford CofE Lower School is outstanding, and the Good Mary Bassett Lower School and Rushmere Park Academy and 13 other schools are rated “good”.
Vandyke Upper and Cedars Upper (13-18 years) are both performing well with Ofsted giving them both a rating of “good”.
Central Bedfordshire College has a campus near the town centre.
The college offers a range of courses, full-time and part-time, vocational, and academic, from further education to higher education.
In terms of public transport, Leighton Buzzard has several options.
Services run on the West Coast Main Line railway from Leighton Buzzard railway station, located in nearby in Linslade.
The railway operates non-stop commuting services to Euston railway station, with the fastest peak journey times less than 30 minutes.
The local F70 bus route is operated by Arriva Shires & Essex.
Services provide a direct Bus rapid transit service to Luton via the Luton to Dunstable Busway.
Plus there is an onward connection to Luton Airport and Milton Keynes.
Getting around by car is easy making a number of popular locations well within commutable distance.
Easy links also ensure attractions which sit outside the town are super quick to get to.
Similar to all large towns, congestion at certain points during peak periods are inevitable.
Leighton sits conveniently close to the M1 motorway.
This long road provides a direct route all the way north as far as Newcastle upon Tyne and south to the outskirts of London.
The A4146 circles the west side of the town and connects via the A505 to the A5.
All convenient routes for travelling to Milton Keynes, Northampton, Bletchley, and Dunstable.
As far as popular commuter towns go, Leighton Buzzard property is more affordable than most at an average cost of £363,386.
Leighton Buzzard has a higher rate of homeownership, suggesting that purchasing your own home here is relatively achievable.
The town covers just about all tastes when it comes to property styles.
Known as Bedfordshire’s most beautiful mile, along Plantation Road there are some very attractive in-demand Victorian villas.
New developments are popping up all over the region.
Two brand new sites constructed by Barratt and David Wilson Homes are already selling 3 and 4-bedroom properties.
For further information visit Zoopla.
Stats as per Zoopla May 2022
The conundrum of do you rent or buy in an area that is not familiar, is a popular one and comes down to personal choice.
Before you jump in and buy a home in Leighton, a huge financial commitment, you want to be absolutely sure you have found the right location.
By renting a smaller property and paying less than you would for a mortgage, you still have some spare cash left over to save.
Renting affords you the flexibility to do your research and take time finding your forever home, in the right place, at the right price.
If you are thinking about renting, for 490pcm you can lease on a room only basis.
£625 will give you a one-bedroom flat. You will pay from £825 for two bedrooms and upwards of £1050pcm for three bedrooms.
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.