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11 Jan


Cambridge Relocation Guide: All You Need to Know About Moving There

January 11, 2024 | By |

Sitting on the southern edge of the English Fenland, Cambridge is one of our nation’s most interesting, historic and beautiful cities. A centre of learning and technology, Cambridge is a forward-thinking city, despite what its centuries-old architecture would lead you to believe.  The city really does give you the best of both worlds, simultaneously representing […]

13 Nov


Discover Ely: The Small Yet Idyllic City In The Heart Of The Fens

November 13, 2023 | By |

Ely is a small but very liveable city in the heart of the fens in Cambridgeshire. Formerly known as the Island of Eels, Ely is surrounded by low-lying marshland, and its impressive cathedral is known as the Ship of the Fens. In this guide, we’re looking at some of the highlights of this quaint English […]

18 May


Five Reasons to Choose a Cambridge-Based Removal Company

May 18, 2023 | By |

When you are moving home in the Cambridge area, it pays to partner with a local removal firm instead of choosing a cheaper one from the surrounding areas. Cambridge-based removal companies understand the demands of the area and should give you the best price and service. Faster Services Cambridge-based removal services know the area like […]

16 Mar


Love to eat out? Here are the best places to eat in Cambridge

March 16, 2023 | By |

If you love eating out, you’ll feel right at home in Cambridge. Besides the usual restaurant and cafe chains, there’s a whole host of outstanding independent places to choose from. In this article, we’re going to take a look at some of the best. Taj Tandoori Located right around the corner from Homerton College on […]

15 Mar


What Is the Public Transport in Cambridge Really Like?

March 15, 2023 | By |

Whether you’re planning to move to the city of Cambridge or just visit, it’s important to get your head around the city’s public transport offering before you go. Like many cities, Cambridge isn’t the most car-friendly of places. So, even if you’re a confident driver, you may prefer to use public transport in Cambridge to […]

07 Feb


5 Reasons You Need a Man With a Van

February 7, 2023 | By |

We get it. Sometimes a car is just too small and a removal lorry is just too much! The perfect go between is the trusty Man with a Van. In this guide, we’re looking at the top reasons you could benefit from giving your local transport handyman a call.  Perfect for smaller house moves Whether […]

26 Jan


Five Great Reasons to Move to Ely

January 26, 2023 | By |

One of just three cities in the county of Cambridgeshire, Ely is an attractive destination for families, individuals and business owners alike. If you’re considering relocating there yourself – but haven’t yet made your mind up – we’ve decided to round up five stand-out reasons why you should make the move. Plenty of new developments […]

26 Jan


Why Hiring Movers Is Much Better Than Doing It Yourself

January 26, 2023 | By |

Moving house? Congratulations – you’re almost there! You just need to plan your move to get all your items smoothly into your new home. When considering your options, you may wonder whether it’s best to move your own items or to hire a removal company. If you live in a large family home, we wouldn’t […]

07 Nov


Five Reasons Why You Should Relocate to Cambridge

November 7, 2022 | By |

The city of Cambridge is well known for its character and picturesque appearance. It is a great option for anyone looking to move to a more vibrant area packed with history and beautiful scenery. Full Of History This city dates right back to the Bronze age and is the home of many Georgian, Victorian and […]

14 Sep


Cambridge Invests in Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

September 14, 2022 | By |

Cambridge City Council has announced that 177 new electric vehicle (EV) charging points are to be installed in car parks across the city by the end of 2022. The news will be music to the ears of the city’s EV drivers; the chargers will allow them to replenish their car’s battery while they’re shopping, working […]

28 Jun


How to Make Moving Home in Cambridge Easier

June 28, 2022 | By |

Gearing up to relocate to Cambridge? This wonderful city has lots to offer, so you’ll want to begin making the most of your new surroundings as soon as possible. There’s only one thing standing between you and your new life in the city: moving day. Though it’s often cited as one of the most stressful […]

28 Mar


Five Tips to Help You Choose a Removals Firm in Cambridge

March 28, 2022 | By |

So, you’ve done it. Your sale is progressing according to plan, the chain has sorted itself out and you’ve started packing. You’re finally moving house. We don’t blame you for feeling relieved at this point, as moving home is often anything but a straightforward affair! But for many of us, the elation of a confirmed […]

17 Feb


How To Find The Right Removal Company In Ely

February 17, 2022 | By |

You’ve found the house, your sale is going full steam ahead, but what now? As soon as you know your move is going ahead and you’ve secured a moving date, it’s time to start your search for a removal company. Let’s make your move easier with our helpful guide on what to consider and research […]

17 Feb


Moving to Huntingdon? How To Make Your Big House Move Easier

February 17, 2022 | By |

Whether you’re relocating for work, to be closer to family, or just fancied a change of scene, if you’re relocating to Huntingdon we’ve got you covered. In this guide, we’re looking at how you can prepare for your big move and make your move-in day a hassle-free occasion, rather than a super stressful ordeal. Choose […]

11 May


House Prices in Cambridge Begin To Skyrocket

May 11, 2021 | By |

The changes to work life over the past year have now begun to impact the house prices of villages and towns surrounding popular working cities. Luckily, removal companies in Cambridge are allowed to work through Covid restrictions to help everybody move home. Why Have They Risen? A lot changed with Covid and repercussions of that […]

13 Jan


Sinkhole In Aylesbury Surprises Local Drivers

January 13, 2021 | By |

Haddenham High Street, near Aylesbury closed for emergency works to the carriageway after a huge sinkhole appeared in the road last November. While it has now been fixed, it certainly surprised local residents! The road closure remained in place for a few days with drivers being advised to follow diversions. Even in small villages like […]

14 Dec


1,300 New Homes to be Built as Part of a New Cambridge Community

December 14, 2020 | By |

Described as a ‘mini town’ a new development is set to bring 1,300 new homes to the east of Cambridge, in Marleigh. We’re taking a closer look at what the plans entail and what it might be like to live in this exciting new neighbourhood. Top 5 things you should know about the new Marleigh […]

09 Nov


How to Move House in Cambridgeshire During Lockdown

November 9, 2020 | By |

20/11/2020 UPDATE – Following the recent lockdown, we want to reassure everyone that we are still running as usual – just with additional safety measures in place. Following guidance, removal teams are still able to operate to help families and individuals move properties. Get in touch to discuss any concerns. If you’re looking to move […]

08 Oct


Moving into a New House During COVID-19 in Cambridgeshire

October 8, 2020 | By |

Are you looking at moving house within the next few weeks, but worried about how the pandemic might affect your moving day? With advice changing regularly, it’s important to keep updated on the latest guidelines to make the necessary arrangements. Don’t worry, though, if you’re looking for a responsible removal company Cambridge - we’ve got [...]

18 Jun


4 Tips for Moving House in the Summer

June 18, 2020 | By |

Moving house is an incredibly exciting time, however it’s no secret that it’s one of the most stressful events in our lives. According to The Telegraph, it can trigger more anxiety than a relationship breakdown, divorce or starting a new job. Here at DS Movements, one of the most reputable removal companies Cambridge, we don’t […]

19 May


4 Ways a Man With Van Service Can Help During Lockdown

May 19, 2020 | By |

After two months in lockdown, we have been forced to quickly adapt to new restrictions. We have all been doing our best to stay inside and stop unnecessary journeys, whilst at the same time trying to keep some sense of normality. So, when it comes to staying indoors as much as possible – how do […]

17 Mar


Greene King Partners with Paddy & Scott’s in Bury St. Edmunds

March 17, 2020 | By |

Big news hit Bury St. Edmunds yesterday as Greene King announced its partnership with the highly acclaimed coffee supplier, Paddy & Scott’s. All 60 Greene King’s Metropolitan Pub Company locations will now offer Paddy & Scott’s iconic, slow-roasted coffee, with the company’s 1,000 leased and tenanted pubs having the option to offer Paddy & Scott’s […]

14 Feb


5 Reasons Why We Love Newmarket

February 14, 2020 | By |

Over the years, DS Movements have moved many excited homeowners to Newmarket. This charming market town holds a very special place in our hearts due to its abundance of character, culture and, of course, horse racing. Keep reading to find out our top 5 reasons why we love Newmarket, and, if you are thinking of […]

14 Jan


Removals Ely & Beyond: 2019 Roundup!

January 14, 2020 | By |

With the launch of our international moving services this year, we are taking the time to reflect on 2019 and thank our wonderful customers for all their support! From industrial waste removals to 1-bed flat moving services, there is no job too big or too small for DS Movements. If you are looking for removals […]

11 Dec


DS Movements Sponsors Stretham FC

December 11, 2019 | By |

That’s right! DS Movements is a proud sponsor of the Stretham Football Club. We love sponsoring our Stretham FC Saturday League Football Team and cheering them on whilst they’re wearing their new Adidas kits supplied from 3Q Sports and sponsored by us. Look good, play good right? We’re honoured to play a part in this […]

04 Dec


How Can I Make Moving Less Stressful for Pets?

December 4, 2019 | By |

If you think moving house is stressful, imagine how stressful it must be for your pets! Cats and dogs are known for becoming attached to their territory, which makes relocating them harder than you’d think. Read our blog to learn how to avoid disorienting your pets during a move and contact DS Movements for domestic […]

21 Nov


Why Bury St Edmunds Is A Great Place To Move To

November 21, 2019 | By |

If you’re looking for a man and van service to help with your move to Bury St Edmunds, then look no further. Here at DS Movements we offer trustworthy domestic and commercial removal services at great value for those moving to Bury St Edmunds. Why move to Bury St Edmunds? If you love architecture, then [...]

04 Oct


Tips For Moving In Rainy Weather

October 4, 2019 | By |

While moving house on a hot sunny day, always seems to be a waste of a good day; it is far trickier to move house on a rainy day. As a company offering man and van hire in Cambridgeshire we know how unpredictable the weather in the UK can be, and how likely rainy days

18 Sep


These Things Will Be Lifesavers When It Comes To Moving Home

September 18, 2019 | By |

Moving house can be stressful, but the more you prepare and the more professional help you have, the less stressful your house move will be. Here at DS Movements we have many years of experience helping people move home. We are a removals company in Ely and regularly help people move to, from or around

10 Jul


Moving Home Checklist

July 10, 2019 | By |

Now that you’ve found your dream home it’s time to get ready for the big move! We have put together a Moving House checklist to help you tick off all the important tasks you need to complete for your move, so you can be sure that you don’t miss a thing. We are experts in […]

13 Jun


Office Moving Checklist

June 13, 2019 | By |

Whether you’re moving to a new business location or upscaling to a bigger office, there are many factors to consider when planning an office relocation. Moving offices can be an exciting time – this can help your business grow and evolve! However, it can be extremely stressful too for your business, employees, customers and clients. […]

01 May


How To Choose A Reliable Moving Company

May 1, 2019 | By |

When moving house it is essential that you choose a reliable moving company. The last thing you want is to be sat waiting on your doorstep surrounded by all your belongings in boxes, only to find out that the company you chose can no longer help you. However, there are lots of removals companies in

08 Apr


Are You Moving Office?

April 8, 2019 | By |

Here at DS Movements we offer a professional service of office removals in Cambridge. We have helped many businesses move to or from Cambridge Science Park as it is a popular, well-known and easily accessible business park in Cambridge. However, no matter how well located your business is, or your business is going to be, […]

21 Mar


House Packing Tips

March 21, 2019 | By |

In this article, we will discuss the best tips we can provide our customers when preparing to move all of your possessions, to a new house. Materials Having the correct materials is by far the most important thing for a stress-free pack. For an average home we recommend at least the following: Double walled boxes […]

05 Mar


Start Your Spring Clean Early This Year

March 5, 2019 | By |

With the recent Marie Kondo and her “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” show on Netflix, more and more people are looking at how they can tidy their homes so they too can experience some life-changing magic. However, sometimes it is not that easy. As specialists of removals in Ely, we know all too well

21 Jan


Are You Moving to Cambridgeshire?

January 21, 2019 | By |

If you are looking at moving to the east of England, known for its beautiful scenic countryside, gorgeous architecture and prestigious education, DS Movements could be the movers in Cambridge you need to help. DS Movements offer a range of removals services across the Cambridgeshire area, ideal for those in need of a reliable man […]

17 Dec


Is it Time for a House Clearance this Christmas?

December 17, 2018 | By |

As you prepare for an influx of new toys and presents to fill the home, Christmas serves as the right time for a house clearance with a removals service. It’s always a wonderful time to give and receive new gifts to and from friends and family, but where are you going to put all of […]

14 Nov


Are You Choosing the Right Removals Company?

November 14, 2018 | By |

Finding the right removals company to help you move home can be a challenge. To ensure your furniture and belongings are moved safely, contact DS Movements. A quick Google search of the term “removals company” and your area will display an endless amount of companies, big and small, local and nationwide all offering the same […]

15 Aug


A Reliable Removals Service in Ely

August 15, 2018 | By |

If you are in need of a cost-effective removals service in Ely for moving your larger items and furniture from your old home and garden to new, look no further. Removals services are in place to help you with the hard labour that may be thrown your way - from saying goodbye to a heavy [...]

12 Jul


How to Move Heavy Objects Safely When Moving Home!

July 12, 2018 | By |

Moving house can be a stressful and exciting time, and the last thing you want to do is add more stress by injuring your back. Here is DS Movements’ 3 step guide on how to move heavy objects safely when moving home. There can be nothing worse than a bad back. The crippling pain of […]

15 May


Moving Supplies You Need to Move Out

May 15, 2018 | By |

Think about it, you can’t just move flat or house by filling up your car with some possessions and transporting them to your new home. It’s not that easy – but it can still be a simple and straightforward process. You simply need to plan, and have the right moving supplies. DS Movements now supply […]

10 Apr


Why You Should Clear Out Your Garage

April 10, 2018 | By |

Over time, the contents of your garage can build up as it slowly becomes the dumping ground for your household junk. Plus if you’re thinking it, it probably means it’s time to take action. Here is our list of reasons why you should clear out your garage and how DS Movements can help. It’s time […]

12 Mar


Top Tips For Packing and Moving Home

March 12, 2018 | By |

It’s important that you are organised and most of your preparation has been done come moving day. Our house removals experts provide their top tips to ensure your move is as easy and efficient as possible. After the cathartic decluttering, you need to look at packaging your homely goods and hiring a professional removal company. Do you […]

12 Feb


Checklist for Hiring a Removals Company

February 12, 2018 | By |

There are multiple removal companies out there, mostly appearing to offer identical services so it’s no surprise at all that finding the right one for you can prove tricky. DS Movements are here to make your decision easier. The moving process can always seem overwhelming, we know choosing a reputable removals company can be a […]

16 Jan


Removal Nightmares – How to Avoid

January 16, 2018 | By |

Although moving house can be an exciting, life affirming time for us all, it is often described as an exhausting nightmare. The headache that comes with moving house can be too much at times, but it doesn’t have to be when you have a reputable man and van Ely to help. It’s no secret that […]

07 Dec


A New Year Move

December 7, 2017 | By |

2018 is fast approaching, which brings us towards the time of new goals, fresh starts and New Year’s resolutions. What better time than to bring buying a home to the top of your to-do list, to start the year off right! Relocating in the New Year can be one of the busiest yet best times […]

15 Nov


Have a Waste Free Christmas this Year

November 15, 2017 | By |

Stress-Free Deliveries The build-up to Christmas can often leave us feeling stressed and overworked. Although this period should be a time of joy, ready to enter into the Christmas spirit, the idea of having everything together in time is not easy. Family gatherings and picking out the perfect Turkey, these are just some of the […]

12 Oct


Our top 5 Tips for a Stress-Free House Move

October 12, 2017 | By |

Moving home can be an incredibly stressful experience whether you are moving across the country or just across the road. Our expert team have compiled their top 5 tips to ensure your move is as smooth as possible. Book your removal company As soon as you know your moving date, book your removal company. Take […]

13 Sep


De-Clutter Your Home Once & for All

September 13, 2017 | By |

We all have house items that we feel should, need or ought to keep but over time these items build up and can cause your home to become cluttered and filled to the brink with items we don’t want. If you walk around your home and find yourself having to weave around things that you […]

10 Aug


Countdown to University 2017: The big move

August 10, 2017 | By |

GCSE results day is looming and for many the opportunity to fly the nest is on the horizon. That’s right, University, independence & a fresh start in a new place (or familiar location). Whether you’re leaving us in Cambridgeshire, joining us at one of Cambridge Universities 31 colleges or moving locally, you’ll need to consider […]

11 Jul


Need a New Appliance Fast?

July 11, 2017 | By |

You have been at work all day and get home to find that your fridge has stopped working, your washing machine is on the blink, your freezer has broken or your oven just won’t turn on. Unless you have been in these situations you don’t realise just how difficult is it to live without these […]

14 Jun


Bought Something Too Big for Your Boot?

June 14, 2017 | By |

We have all been there, going shopping and finding something we absolutely fall in love with and against all our better judgments we have to buy it there and then because we just cannot risk it selling out. What we don’t tend to consider in these situations is how we can get it home. You […]

09 May


Moving Out?

May 9, 2017 | By |

Moving out is an exciting time for any individual, a sign of new beginnings and adventures. Whether you are moving out into a new place alone, with friends or starting a family, we are here to help you. Getting your belongings from A to B can be difficult enough as it is, not to mention […]

12 Apr


House clearance made easy!

April 12, 2017 | By |

House clearance is something which we often don’t think about until we have to do it and at that point, we have no idea what we are looking for, need to do or who to call on. Luckily for you, we consider ourselves an exception to this rule and are on hand to help you […]

14 Mar


Fly Tipping: The Facts And the Solution

March 14, 2017 | By |

Fly tipping also known as fly dumping or illegal dumping is increasingly becoming a bigger problem in the UK and as we drive around the country for whatever reason, the sight of dumped rubbish is no longer a rare one and unfortunately these are clogging up public places. Government statistics for 2015-16 show that there […]

13 Feb


Everyone Wants a Man with a Van

February 13, 2017 | By |

There are many times in our lives where we find ourselves in the situation where we just wish we knew somebody who had a van. Whether we’ve just bought a huge item and didn’t really think through how we would get it home or we just need some help getting something from A-to-B it goes […]

18 Jan


New Year Tidy?

January 18, 2017 | By |

January is the perfect excuse for a good old clear out, to leave last year behind and start the new year how you mean to go on. The dread of such a big job and the confusion over where we can put our waste can put us off committing to it but DS Movements have […]

12 Dec


Get Your Christmas Wrapped Up!🎁

December 12, 2016 | By |

With Christmas just around the corner we are beginning to wrap up everything (pun intended 🎁) in time for the big day. We often find ourselves needing last minute gifts, whether you are a last minute shopper who can be found buying presents frantically on Christmas Eve or maybe someone has given you a present who […]

09 Nov


Moving House? Easy!

November 9, 2016 | By |

Along with wedding planning and divorce, moving house is up there with the most stressful things you will endure in life, and until you’ve experienced it you will never actually realise just how difficult, time consuming and frustrating it is. Unfortunately at DS Movements we cannot help you find your dream home, there are other […]

16 Oct


Store Collections in Cambridgeshire

October 16, 2016 | By |

We have all been in the situation where you order an item from a store only to find out the wait to be able to get it delivered is weeks and you really can’t be without it for that long. Maybe your washing machine packed up, the fridge stopped working or your oven won’t cook […]

14 Sep


Swift Courier Services in Cambridgeshire

September 14, 2016 | By |

DS Movements offer professional Cambridgeshire Courier Services for businesses in around the area and surrounding counties, whilst travelling nationwide to delivery goods for a whole range of customers in a safe and efficient manner. We offer a punctual and friendly service, with the ability to utilise our company vans to provide a cost effective and […]

15 Aug


Moving or Need Space Clearing?

August 15, 2016 | By |

We are DS Movements and we are your new man with a van service in Cambridge. We offer a punctual and friendly service to both the public and commercial customers, serving all around Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas (we also complete national moves, although start/end location is required in the local area). Domestic & Commercial Removals: […]

27 Jul


Let Us Introduce Ourselves…

July 27, 2016 | By |

We are DS Movements and we are your new man with a van service in Cambridgeshire and surrounding areas. We offer a punctual and friendly service to both the public and commercial trade. What services do we offer? Deliveries in Cambridgeshire – we can transport a number of items, including but not limited to, furniture, […]

11 May


New Website Launched!

May 11, 2016 | By |

DS Movements are a cost effective man with a van service based in Cambridgeshire. Get in touch with us today to find out more and receive your free quote.

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