Moving checklist

The following list may prove useful in organising your move.  Booking a removal company should be arranged when contracts have been exchanged.

 

 

Book removal firm or storage

 

Book overnight stay at hotel (if necessary)

 

Check insurance cover

 

Book electrician, plumber, carpet fitter

 

Order change of address cards or labels

 

Arrange for baby sitter / pet minder

 

Notify the electricity board to read meters

 

Notify gas board to arrange disconnection / re-connection

 

Notify phone company for final bill and arrange phone for new home

 

Notify town hall in new and old areas for payment of council tax

 

Notify water authorities in new and old areas for refund / demand

 

Request Post Office to re-direct mail

 

Inform the following of change of address

 

Employer / DSS Office

 

Bank / building society / Post Office

 

Credit card company

 

Life motoring and contents insurance company

 

Driver vehicle licensing centre

 

TV Licensing Authority

 

Cable TV / broadband internet provider

 

Security alarm company

 

Premium Bonds office

 

National saving certificates office

 

Hire purchase companies

 

Accountant

 

Doctor

 

Dentist