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Removals & Storage - Weardale

Locations > Weardale

We're proud to serve our community in the region of Weardale. Now it is common to sight the Ingram's distinctive liveried wagon's from our extensive fleet going round the region.

What is Weardale Famous For...?

 

What is there To Do in Weardale...?

Weardale has a long history stretching back to medieval times.

Local sites of historical interest includeKillhope Lead Mining Museum and Weardale Railway Trust (as featured in Virgin Trains advertising).

Other notable places, events and organisations from around the area include Weardale Open Air Swimming Pool, Tunstall Reservoir, Durham Dales Centre, Weardale Ski Club at Swinhope Moor. Upper Weardale comprises part of the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

 

Local tourist attractions include Killhope Lead Mining Museum and Weardale Railway Trust.

Killhope Lead Mining Museum - Experience how Lead Miners worked and played (mostly worked!) in the Victorian era in rural Weardale - high into the Pennines. The site boasts a working waterwheel and tunnels to explore.

There are extensive walking and cycling routes throughout the area and specialist trails throughout Hamsterley Forest.

 

     

Moving to/from Weardale?

 
If you should wish to enquire about how our local knowledge and expertise can assist you in your Weardale move then please do contact us. Below are comments from customers and news of Ingram's operating in and around town.
 

Our local communities include: Weardale, Witton-le-Wear, Hamsterley, Bedburn, Wolsingham, Tow Law, Frosterley, Bridge End, Hill End, White Kirkley, Stanhope, Crawleyside, Eastgate, Brotherlee, Rookhope, Westgate, Daddry Shield, Ireshopeburn, East Blackdene, West Blackdene, Wearhead, Cows Hill, Cornriggs, Lanehead, Killhope, Nenthead, Allenheads, ...

 

Home Removals in Weardale

 

Containerised Storage Weardale

 
We are continuously carrying out jobs in the local area - where we are known and respected for our commitment and care.

Weardale is a bustling large market town.

 

 
We currently retain warehouses that contain containerised storage of goods - ensuring that customer's effects are kept in the best possible condition.

Ingram's differ from local self-storage companies in that they provide a personal service, expert packing and handling, collection and delivery of goods. Full inventories are carried out for insurance purposes.

 

     

Office Removals in Weardale

 

Archive Storage in Weardale

 
Our services are in demand by local businesses and organisations. As well as holding contracts with NHS and Council departments, Ingram's also deal extensively with various local organisations to assist with their ever changing needs for properties and equipment.

 

 


Businesses and organisations are constantly growing and changing - one things that does not seem to change is the ever growing mountains of paperwork that is being produced - with the need to store them in local facilities.

We offer flexible and convenient archive/document storage facilities at our warehouses near Weardale. Delivery and Collection services are offered to our clients - as well as

 

House & Estate Clearance in Weardale


Ingram's specialise in full site clearances - every item can be removed, leaving properties in 'broom clean' condition. We can arrange to take goods to appropriate auctions; should you decide to keep items then these can be moved to any locations in the UK. As licensed waste carriers, Ingram's are equipped to dispose of all materials that cannot be sold or redistributed.

 

Customer Comments and News about Ingram's - Removals and Storage in Weardale

July 2011 Ingram’s replace Mercedes Benz luton van, with a new Mercedes Benz Sprinter 516 CDI.
Carrying capacity 750 cu ft.
Registration number M99 MOV.

Updating of Ingram's fleetAs well as having a larger carrying capacity the vehicle has 2 axles and is plated to carry 2 ½ tonnes and is fitted with a digital tachograph. It also has blue tooth installed for mobile phone use.

The vehicle, as with the old one, will be used to assist in the companies continuing domestic removal services. The company face daily challenging access problems with their removal operations in rural Weardale, Teesdale, South West Durham & North Yorkshire. Often a larger vehicle cannot access a customers property, due to tight turnings and narrow lanes, so a smaller vehicle is required for a ‘shuttle service’ or alternatively multiple trips where there are short distances involved.

January 2012 - Ingram's move British film favourite
Ingram's vehicles at Dryderdale Hall move January 2012Lovers of the classic Michael Caine film Get Carter should have no problem in recognising the building in this photograph; it's Dryderdale Hall, a listed building which was extensively used in the 1970 film for internal and external scenes. Ingram's of Bishop Auckland have recently finished moving the contents of the property, a seven bedroom mansion on the outskirts of Hamsterley Forest, Bishop Auckland.

Ingram's carried out the move when their customer moved to the hall in 1991. At the time Malcolm Ingram, now Operations Director, was himself a team leader on the move. Twenty one years later and Ingram's were again contracted to move the customer out again. The move took place in mid-January.

Ingram's vehicle outside Dryderdale Hall, near Hamsterley ForestFour days were necessary for the move, the first two days consisted of packing and containerising 1,250 cubic feet at residence for storage and eventual delivery to the customer's second home in the South East of England. The following two days were required to pack and move 3,500 cubic feet of furniture and effects locally to the customer's new home in the small village of Hamsterley, Bishop Auckland.

Malcolm reports that the move went very well, without a hitch. Three staff were involved with the move on the first three days, with an additional two staff required on the fourth day to offload the 3,500 cubic feet consignment.

Three of Ingram's team leaders were extensively involved with the move, Kevin, 'Simo', and Steve, with a combined service record of 76 years in the industry.

January 2014 - Article about Ingram's published in edition of National & International Journal - Removals & Storage
Ingram's adds vehicles to fleet

 

Sprinter 313 CDi assists in rural and remote removals

The sprinter will assist with Ingram's long-standing domestic removal market in the rural districts of County Durham, mainly in the Weardale and Teesdale areas of the county, where smaller vehicles are often necessary to access tight B roads and farm entrances in remote areas.

We are proud of the continuous investment in upgrading our fleet of vehicles to ensure that our customers receive the highest standard of reliability.

June 2014 - Ingram’s of Bishop Auckland move the World renowned Botanist and Broadcaster Dr David Bellamy OBE
Dr Bellamy, wife Rosemary and their family spent over 40 years at their idyllic former home at Bedburn, Hamsterley Forest in County Durham.  However in June 2014 it was time to move on.  Ingram’s deployed a team of 8 staff and 3 vehicles over 3 long days to complete the Dr’s move. Due to access restrictions at the collection point, 2  Luton Mercedes vans were used to shuttle the families furniture and effects from the Bellamy’s home via a small narrow lane and then tranship onto a 2,300 cu ft removals wagon parked on the road side. Both Luton vans, completed the loading process with outside effects and not surprisingly a wide collection of plants.

Ingram’s of Bishop Auckland move the World renowned Botanist and Broadcaster Dr David Bellamy OBE

The Bellamy’s were delighted with the way the move was carried out. Mrs Rosemary Bellamy commented “The men were amazing.”

Gordon Hoey - 18th September 2017 Lanehead to Shotley Bridge, Co Durham
Just wanted to say thanks for the move. One of, if not the best crew we have ever had....... Please pass on our thanks.
Gordon's 28th move. Ingram's staff (over 4 days) Kevin, Michael, James, Jason, Ray, Alex.

Lynn Taylor - 15th December 2017 Moved from Lanehead, Weardale to Billy Row, Co Durham
Please convey my thanks to the staff involved in this move, they were courteous, extremely helpful and polite, nothing was too much trouble for them. (3 Day move)

Mr & Mrs McCallister - 14th / 15th February 2019 - Moved Yarm to Iveston
We got the news late on a Monday. Chain finally ready but completion had to be that Thursday or likely to go pear-shaped. My original movers had no availability but arriving to save the day came the friendly, calm and reassuring voice of Malcolm Ingram. No fuss made about the short notice within minutes the schedule for packing and moving was sorted. A splendid team of 5 came to pack and load on completion day. They were quick, careful, supremely efficient, polite, cheerful and nothing was too much trouble.

We had overnight essentials unloaded later the same day and had time to clean our new home ready for everything else to be unloaded the next morning. There was no damage to the houses old or new during the move. (only wish the new place's movers had been half as careful). The unloading team went above and beyond, even helping us shift unwanted wardrobes the previous owners had promised to remove, so we could get our furniture in.

I have moved quite a few times and can honestly say Ingram's were the very best by miles.

Gordon & Beverley - 05th October 2019 Moved Wolsingham via container stores to North Aberdeenshire
Just to mention that all items were finally found...the “missing” shoes were in a box that I had incorrectly directed to the shed.
Kevin & Ray did a fantastic job and nothing was too much trouble for them ... kept smiling through the rain and heavy lifting...great lads.
Thank you for a smooth operation and help.

Senior Ranking Army Officer <name witheld> (November 2019) - Wolsingham, County Durham to Reading, Berkshire
This is our 20th house move and we have used many of the recognised companies and they have all been fine less one or two. Ingram's are the best we have ever experienced by quite some margin. Friendly, professional advice, flexible and utterly reliable we had utter confidence from start to finish The team who moved us were superb and packed everything so well; they were friendly and very customer focused. Overall a superb service.

 

 


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