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Squab in the Community: Brunswick Healthy Living Centre

Alongside our charity of the year, we also get involved with our local community. Community is very important to us and we know that it’s the little things that can make a big difference. That’s why Squab employees have the opportunity to put forward a case for £100 to support a local organisation that’s important to […]

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From Finalist to Winner: Domestic Mover of the Year 2017!

Well, what can we say…in case you haven’t heard the news, we’ve been named Domestic Mover of the Year (it’s fair to say it hasn’t quite sunk in yet!) The prestigious, national industry award, judged by the British Association of Removers (BAR), celebrates the high standards within the industry and to be recognised in this […]

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Why commercial users choose us

Why Commercial Storage Customers Choose Squab

In a bid to always improve and develop our services, we asked an independent market research company to speak to our commercial customers to gain an understanding of what they think of our storage, how we’re doing and everything in between. Below displays the key findings of the research in an infographic-style format – we […]

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Spotlight Series: Spaghetti Agency

Our Spotlight Series is all about meeting the people using our business centre and conferencing facilities. Over time we’ve been lucky enough to meet a range of businesses who have used our conference facilities (with many becoming ‘regulars’) and now, with our brand-new business centre we hope to meet even more! We appreciate there’s a […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part Four)  

  Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we […]

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New Vans Join the Squab Fleet

We’re seeing double. That’s because (due to popular demand) two new low-loader vans have joined the fleet! They will be used as part of removals, and will also be available for hire with our self-drive service. Here they are arriving at their new home…but wait! Something doesn’t look quite right. Ah – that’s better – […]

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May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

May Bank Holiday Opening Hours

OFFICE HOURS Monday 1st May 2017: Closed Monday 29th May 2017: Closed Self-Store Access remains the same: Monday – Sunday 8am-8pm CRATE ACCESS 2 working days’ notice still applies Access Monday 1st May: Need to book by Wednesday 26th April Access Tuesday 2nd May: Need to book by Thursday 27th April Access Monday 29th May: Need to book […]

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90 Goodwill Gestures – we did it!

Over the course of the last year, the team at Squab, along with sister companies Box-it Central and Squab Hall Farm, have been taking part in a company-wide initiative – ’90 Goodwill Gestures’. The inspiration behind this was the Queen turning 90 and so to mark this momentous occasion, we decided to carry out…you guessed it! […]

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Students – Sorted Your Summer Storage Yet?

As the academic year draws to a close, we appreciate you’ll have a fair bit on your mind. Organising your storage for the summer is probably on your to-do list, but let’s face it, it’s hardly the most thrilling of tasks and can quite easily slip further and further down that list. That’s why we […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part Three)

Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we can […]

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Why commercial users choose us

Why Commercial Storage Customers Choose Squab

In a bid to always improve and develop our services, we asked an independent market research company to speak to our commercial customers to gain an understanding of what they think of our storage, how we’re doing and everything in between. Below displays the key findings of the research in an infographic-style format – we […]

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Students – Sorted Your Summer Storage Yet?

As the academic year draws to a close, we appreciate you’ll have a fair bit on your mind. Organising your storage for the summer is probably on your to-do list, but let’s face it, it’s hardly the most thrilling of tasks and can quite easily slip further and further down that list. That’s why we […]

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Self Storage at Squab

New Year, New Space?

Happy New Year everyone (think we can still get away with saying that, just!). This time of year sparks feelings of optimism – cue ‘new year, new me’ just about everywhere you turn! Even if resolutions aren’t your thing, it’s undoubtedly a great opportunity to set some goals for the year ahead… One familiar goal […]

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Daventry Opening Hours

Please note! Our Daventry site is open as follows: Thursday 29th December – open until 12:00 Friday 30th December – open until 12:00 Saturday 31st December – closed all day Normal hours resume on Tuesday 3rd January

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Squab highlights: What a year 2016 has been!

2016, you have flown by! As we approach 2017, we thought we’d take this opportunity to share some of our highlights from the year. But first, we’ like to say THANK YOU to all our customers – whether you’ve moved with us, stored with us, hired our vans, used our conference facilities, sorted your shredding […]

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Christmas Holiday Opening Hours 2016

  OFFICE HOURS Monday 19th December to Thursday 22nd December    9am – 5pm Friday 23rd December   9am – 2pm Saturday 24th December –Tuesday 27th December – Closed Wednesday 28th    & Thursday 29th December      9am – 3.30pm Friday 30th December     9am – 2pm Saturday 31st December 9am- 12pm Monday 2nd January 2017 – Closed Tuesday 3rd […]

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We’ve joined the Tick Box Scheme!

We’re proud to say we’ve just become members of the Tick Box scheme. A national scheme, it means we’re committed to working with trading standards to ensure our storage facilities are kept free from illegal goods, such as a counterfeit items. This is very important to us and we’re pleased to be working proactively to […]

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Domestic Removals

Welcoming a New Squab Trailer!

We know a new trailer probably doesn’t seem that exciting, but as a company who works in the storage and removals industry it’s certainly news that revs our engine. What makes it even better is that this trailer is no ordinary trailer, it’s a four crate trailer (in other words, it’s a whopper). Each crate […]

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Squab Moving Accessories: Quality for your Quantity

Let’s talk moving accessories. When transporting belongings from A to B, whether moving house or moving into store, the aim is for them to remain in their original condition, right? As much as you can be careful, one bump can lead to another and before you know it you’ve got a broken vase, a scratched […]

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Self-storage now open 8am-8pm 7 days a week!

Great news! As of July 1st 2016, our self-storage facilities are open 8am-8pm Monday to Friday at our Leamington Spa site, Warwickshire. Previously, we were open 8am-12pm on a Sunday, so this extension means more valuable weekend time to visit your unit(s), making storing with us even more convenient! Opening hours at our self-storage facility […]

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Header image - DMOTY - Emlyn Evans with awards

From Finalist to Winner: Domestic Mover of the Year 2017!

Well, what can we say…in case you haven’t heard the news, we’ve been named Domestic Mover of the Year (it’s fair to say it hasn’t quite sunk in yet!) The prestigious, national industry award, judged by the British Association of Removers (BAR), celebrates the high standards within the industry and to be recognised in this […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part Four)  

  Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part Three)

Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we can […]

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Shortlisted for Domestic Mover of the Year 2017!

We’re extremely excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for Domestic Mover of the Year for a second year running! The Domestic Mover of the Year competition is one of three categories of prestigious awards organised by the British Association of Removers (BAR) – the industry leaders in the UK. The focus is on customer experience, […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part Two)

Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we can […]

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Meet the Squab Removals Fleet (Part One)  

Our Squab fleet of removals vehicles gives us the scope to handle domestic and commercial moves of most sizes.  Whether you’re looking to move overseas, either for a European or international move, or just moving locally, we have the perfect professionally equipped removals vehicle to make your move efficient, cost-effective and hassle-free. And we can […]

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12 Emotions of a Home Mover

1. Excitement at the prospect of moving We’ve worked hard, we’ve got our deposit/mortgage requirements sorted and we’re ready to find the house of our dreams! Bring. It. On. 2. Optimism This house hunting malarkey is going to be easy peasy. We’ve found so many houses we like – the difficult part is going to […]

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Squab highlights: What a year 2016 has been!

2016, you have flown by! As we approach 2017, we thought we’d take this opportunity to share some of our highlights from the year. But first, we’ like to say THANK YOU to all our customers – whether you’ve moved with us, stored with us, hired our vans, used our conference facilities, sorted your shredding […]

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Domestic Removals

Reflections on the housing market post Brexit and the Autumn Statement

There is little doubt that the housing market throughout the UK had a bit of a wobble after the June referendum vote but, according to Squab Removals & Storage in Leamington Spa, the nation didn’t hold its breath for long. In fact, the company believes that as the gloom of uncertainty following Brexit lifts so […]

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Pool Table

How to Move a Pool Table

So, you’re moving house (hooray!), but you’ve got a pool table to move (eek). While it’s great to own a pool table, it’s not so great trying to move one. Of course it depends on the size and model, but pool tables can weigh anywhere up to a whopping 450 kilos, so moving one is […]

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Squab Moving Accessories: Quality for your Quantity

Let’s talk moving accessories. When transporting belongings from A to B, whether moving house or moving into store, the aim is for them to remain in their original condition, right? As much as you can be careful, one bump can lead to another and before you know it you’ve got a broken vase, a scratched […]

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Van hire

A day in the life of a Squab self-drive van

Yaaawn. The sun is rising which means it’s time for me to wake my headlights up and get ready for another busy day. It’s a hard life being a self-drive hire van! When I say ‘we’ I mean my brothers and sisters – you see there’s three of us available for self-hire at Squab Leamington […]

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Call Squab for the Self-Drive Van that Can

Squab customers are loving our self-drive vans in Warwickshire and Northamptonshire!  Our van hire service in Leamington Spa and Daventry is proving to be extremely popular, not least because of the size and versatility of our vehicles. Our smart fleet of Squab liveried Luton sized vans for hire have a number of useful features that […]

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Only a few possessions to move? Self-Drive Van Hire could be the answer

If you only have a few possessions to move then don’t forget our Squab Self-Drive / Van Hire service in immaculate Luton sized vehicles.  They are perfect for smaller moves.  They are a low level vehicle which makes loading and unloading a much easier task, and we also provide a ramp too.  The good thing […]

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How are checks made against my license now the paper counterparts are invalid?

On Monday 8 June 2015, the paper counterpart of the driving licence will be abolished by the DVLA, and will no longer provide an accurate guide to the drivers’ endorsements or entitlements. Any updates to licences will be held centrally by the DVLA, but drivers will still need to retain the plastic photocard. In order […]

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Squab Group Celebrates 10 Years in the Removals & Storage Business

  May 2015 marks Squab Group’s 10th anniversary and to commemorate the occasion, our Warwickshire based removals and storage business enjoys a fresh new look, following an extensive rebranding exercise to reflect our maturity in the marketplace. Squab Group, privately owned and managed by the Evans family, has experienced significant growth in recent years across […]

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Moving Leamington’s Shakespeareland to Chelsea

Our removals team at Squab was proud to be involved with Leamington Spa’s Silver Medal award winning exhibit at the Chelsea Flower Show 2014. ‘The Garden Town of Shakespeareland’ as it was called was designed by Leamington Spa based florist Sarah Horne and garden designer, Debbie Cooke, with sculpture by Clive Sanderson. The project was […]

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New website

Squab has launched a new van rental service which is fantastic for people who are moving home.

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New Self-Drive Van Hire Service – Ideal for Smaller House Moves

SquabGroup has launched a new Van Rental service, which is expected to be very popular with first time home owners. Designed for smaller moves, this new self-drive service has been introduced for customers who want to move their own possessions in an ‘easy to drive’ vehicle, that is purpose equipped for removals.  Our van rental […]

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Introducing Carl Jones

We’d like to introduce a new recruit to the Squab team – meet Carl, who has joined as a site operative. Carl’s responsibilities will include making sure that everything runs smoothly from removals to storage (no pressure then!) What attracted him to the role? Working for a family run company and the variety of tasks […]

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Our recent audit by the QSS

We’ve recently had our annual quality audit carried out by the QSS (Quality Service Standards Ltd.), the purpose being to assess the standards that we hold for removals, storage and shredding. The audit took two days and involved a range of assessments, from examining our paperwork, to touring our facilities, to meeting Squab staff. As […]

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One FREE sack of shredding when you move with us

Throughout the year, we will be offering a complimentary shredding service – one free sack of shredding – when you move with us. So if you are sorting through your paperwork ahead of the move, rest assured that we will destroy it securely – that’s one less thing to worry about! All you have to […]

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Squab Self Storage helping you to Declutter for Christmas

Having adequate storage space in the home is a number one request for many households, but very few of us have as much as we would like.  Very often, the more storage space we have, the more we tend to hoard.  Apparently, we are a nation of hoarders!  If you have a secret (or not […]

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Autumn Shredding Bag Offer – Buy One, Get One Free

If all those mountains of personal documents are getting you down and you need a good clear out, make sure you do it the safe way, by using Squab’s Secure Shredding Service.  We provide secure personal document shredding to households throughout Warwickshire and Northamptonshire and now is the perfect opportunity to take advantage of our […]

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Protect Yourself from ID Theft: Squab Shredding Offer

A recent news report has revealed a record low in reported crime in England and Wales, it also suggested that we, the general public, are much more likely to be the victim of a cybercrime, such as credit card fraud or identity theft/fraud. Identity theft can happen to anyone of us and one essential precaution […]

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Don’t be a Victim of ID Fraud

The latest Crime Statistics were announced on 22 January 2015 for England and Wales.  Recorded on a quarterly basis, they indicate whether crime has risen or fallen. The main sources of this information are from the Crime Survey for England & Wales (CSEW) and the police. January’s published findings suggest that conventional crime, such as […]

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Spotlight Series: Spaghetti Agency

Our Spotlight Series is all about meeting the people using our business centre and conferencing facilities. Over time we’ve been lucky enough to meet a range of businesses who have used our conference facilities (with many becoming ‘regulars’) and now, with our brand-new business centre we hope to meet even more! We appreciate there’s a […]

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Spotlight Series: Love For The Mama

Our Spotlight Series is all about meeting the people using our business centre and conferencing facilities. Over time, we’ve been lucky enough to meet a range of businesses who have used our conference facilities (with many becoming ‘regulars’) and now, with our brand-new business centre we hope to meet even more! We appreciate there’s a […]

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Squab business centre

Reasons to Fall in Love with our Business Centre

It’s the month of lurrrve and with the recent opening of our of brand-new Business Centre, we thought it a suitable opportunity to share some reasons to fall in love with our new facility (okay, a slightly tenuous link, but you get where we’re coming from!) Right – where do we start?! Reason #1 – […]

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10 Reasons to Hire Squab Conference Facilities

1. Room with a view. Our conference room facilities have pretty wonderful views (if we do say so ourselves). Surrounded by colourful fields, bunnies hopping around (in spring time) and a feeling of tranquillity in the air, it’s somewhere you can do business without feeling like you’re at work. First impressions really count and you’ll […]

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Digital Marketing Training Workshops

Aside from removals, storage, shredding and van hire, we also have smart conference facilities available for hire, which is exactly what Spaghetti Agency are doing! Spaghetti Agency are holding three Digital Marketing Training Workshops in November and December in the Squab Conference Room. The workshops are as follows: Advanced Twitter for Business: Thursday 26th November 2015, […]

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Conference Room with a view!

We have recently launched our Conference Room facilities this year.  We now have regular clients who use our Conference Room for their off-site meetings. Our facilities are within a rural location and just a 5 mile drive from the M40.  The Conference Room has a view overlooking a farm field. The location is ideal for small businesses, seminars […]

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Join our Event to Experience our Conference Facilities

Our smart new Conference Room at Squab Hall near Bishops Tachbrook is ideal for smaller meetings and conferences and has been dubbed ‘a meeting room with a view’.   Enjoying a scenic rural location with plenty of natural daylight and free ample parking, it is already proving popular for offsite board/strategy review meetings, as well as […]

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