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About Us

David Gilkes and Sons

Established in 1983 as a small house removals company, David Gilkes & Sons Ltd are a family owned and operated business offering the very best in customer service.

Over that time we have grown to provide over 900+ moves per year for both domestic homeowners and commercial business relocating offices, and the services also expanded; offering containerised and document storage facilities for a wide range of customers.

We strongly believe in offering a very personalised and friendly service no matter whom we are working for, enjoying regular recommendations and many repeat customers in 40 years in business.

We only employ hard working, friendly, courteous and professional removers who receive excellent training and often bring a great deal of previous experience helping people move house. Our team are always expected to meet the highest standards in all their work and we also meet the quality benchmarks of industry organisations including the British Association of Removers, the TSI, and the CTSI approved BAR Code of Practice; click here to learn more about our industry accreditations.

Local Community

Our storage services developed from the removals; many customers require short-term storage if their house move is staggered, or it can be a great way to de-clutter when trying to sell your home. We now offer a comprehensive storage solution whether it is covering a short-term move, student holidays or long term document archiving for businesses, and our experienced drivers and removers can even pick up and drop off your stored items as required

We enjoy being part of our local community, and every year we donate boxes to help Caraires and HCPT ship nearly 1000 Easter Eggs for the disabled and disadvantaged children and young people, who go to Lourdes, France to enjoy a week long, life changing pilgrimage holiday.

One of our favourite things to support is still the closest to home, as sponsors of local football teams (pictured below). In the past we have provided football tops and training jackets. 

We also donate unwanted items from customers to charity with their permission, and have a clothes collection bin on site for  alocal charity.

Football team
Our Team
We Sponsor
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Customer Feedback

Based in Rugby we work for customers across Warwickshire and the West Midlands including Leicester, Northampton, Cheltenham, Worcester, Kidderminster, Dudley, Daventry, Coventry, Wolverhampton, Telford, Stafford, Walsall, Nuneaton, Hinckley, Rugby, Royal Leamington Spa, Stratford, Warwick, Solihull, Redditch, Halesowen, Loughborough, Burton upon Trent, Bedworth and Alcester. You can read just what some of those customers thought of both our business and home removals services on our testimonials page.