House Clearance Godalming Surrey

House clearance Godalming: As a Surrey based company, Jeffrey Avery and Associates has been providing a complete house clearance service to members of the public, legal professionals, executors, and administrators, in Godalming and surrounding areas, for over 35 years and is now one of the leading Godalming house clearance companies. If you require any type of property to be cleared of its contents, and left clean and tidy so that it can be sold, or transferred to a landlord, we can help.

House Clearance in Godalming: A fully comprehensive service.

We specialise in full house contents clearance. We can tackle any Godalming house clearance job, of any size and in any location, even in circumstances where access is restricted. (eg Flats with no lifts,etc.)

We are also specialists in clutter clearance, and will be pleased to clear properties containing years of accumulated posessions, or which have abnormal amounts of general household items, sometimes as a result of illness, (eg compulsive Hoarding or OCD), or where the occupants were previously unwell and unable to care for themselves or their property, resulting in insanitary, dangerous conditions. We are expert clutter clearers.

I would like to thank Jeffrey Avery and Associates for the very careful, thorough and efficient job they made of clearing my late father's flat of his remaining possessions.

Extra to the excellent standard of the clearance, having dealt with Jeffrey personally, I found him to be only extremely helpful and responsive... Read more testimonials...

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Our Commitment to Quality

We are aware that a house clearance is often required in difficult circumstances, such as bereavement, and we pride ourselves on our expertise in carrying out our services with care, discretion, and with as little disruption as possible.

In particular, we will always:

Jeffrey Avery and Associates is a DOE registered waste carrier, and we comply with all applicable legislation with regard to the management and disposal of waste. We also carry full third party liability insurance.

Additional Services:

We provide a host of related, additional services, including deep cleaning of neglected houses, and the reinstatement of overgrown and out of control gardens, garden clearance, Central Heating, Water and Electricity Isolation, a comprehensive Locksmith Services, and a Hoarding Service. Our aim is to simplify the process of making your property ready for sale or transfer to a landlord.

Free advice and quotation

Our initial consultation and all our quotations are free and without obligation. Contact Jeffrey Avery on 0800 567 7769 for immediate attention.

Some interesting facts about Godalming, Surrey

The town has existed since Saxon times (see also Godalming (hundred)), and probably earlier. It is mentioned in the will of King Alfred the Great, and the name itself has Saxon origins, 'Godhelms Ingus' roughly translated as “the family of godhelm”, and probably referring to one of the first lords of the manor.

Godalming grew in size because its location is roughly half-way between Portsmouth and London, which encouraged traders to set up stalls and inns for travellers to buy from and rest in.

Godalming appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Godelminge. He was tried by William the Conqueror. Its Domesday assets were: 2 churches (both held by Ranulf Flambard) worth of 12 years, 3 mills worth £ 2 1s 8d, 25 plows, 40 acres (16 hectares) of grasslands, forests worth 103 hogs. He paid £ 34. Its population was about 400 people. At that time, belonged to his manor to the king, but a few hundred years later, transferred the property to the Bishop of Salisbury, under a charter granted by King Edward I of England.

In 1300, the city has been given the right to hold a weekly market fair every year. It 's the largest wool industry at the time, which contributed to the welfare Godalming over the following centuries, until a sudden drop in the 17th century. Instead, people apply their skills in the latest knitting and weaving techniques and started making socks in various materials, and later on the skin.

The willingness to adapt and move from one industry to another means that Godalming continued to prosper. For example, papermaking was adopted in the 17 th century, paper was manufactured are still in the 20 th century. Quarrying of stone Bargate has also provided an important source of income, as well as passing trade - Godalming was a popular stopping point for stagecoaches and distance coach between London and Portsmouth. In 1764, trade has received a further boost when the starting line of the river was conducted, linking the town of Guildford and from there to the river Thames and London in the Wey and Godalming Navigations.

In 1726, a maid named Mary Toft Godalming Town mystified into believing that she had given birth to rabbits. Physicians before any of the days they came to witness the freak event and for a brief period of history has made national sensation. Finally, Maria was discovered after a carrier was caught smuggling a dead rabbit in his room, he confessed to the inclusion of at least 16 rabbits in itself and pretend they were born.

Godalming successes in the early 19th century was much larger than the county town of Guildford today, and in 1851 the population had passed 6,500. It was already becoming a popular residence for commuters, because it was linked to London by train two years earlier in 1849 and Portsmouth in 1859. Today the city is served by Station Godalming, Portsmouth Direct Line. The first mayor of Godalming, Henry Marshall, who also founded the law firm of Marshall in 1831.

On August 14, 1818, the city instead of the public hanging of two Chennells Chalcraft and William George, convicted of murdering George Chennells The oldest (the father of a prisoner, and a master of Chalcraft) and Elizabeth Wilson, her governess. This is considered the last public execution in England.

The city has about 230 listed buildings, including Tudor Tudor brickwork and 17 centuries. Godalming parish church has a choir early Saxon and Norman tower. The 19th century town hall, dubbed the "Pepperpot" because of its dome, is a distinctive octagonal building located on High Street. Because of its unique design, it has become the de facto "logo" in the city today.

The present building dates from 1814 and was replaced by the medieval Old Market House, which had occupied the area since the Middle Ages. It 'was in this house on the market (and its predecessors) that the local Hundred Court met and discussed issues of local importance for more than a thousand years. The upstairs rooms were still in use civic meetings until 1908. Pepperpot later located in the town museum, and continue to use the public space of the event. curved surface below the building at street level is used on the market.

Other important buildings in the city include Edwin Lutyens Red House, and a major English public school, Charterhouse is located one mile from the city, on top of the Hill Charterhouse. Charterhouse won the FA Cup as the Old Carthusians in 1880 and 1881.

Winkworth Arboretum, his collection of rare trees and shrubs, a few miles to the south.

Interesting facts source: Wikipedia

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