Moving Home Checklist

Moving home can be one of the most stressful experiences we have in life. Being one of Newbury’s longest running Estate Agents, Jones Robinson have got moving down to a fine art. To help make our customers lives easier, we have put together this handy moving home checklist…


Transfer Services

  • Landline telephone companies
  • Mobile telephone companies
  • Satellite/cable suppliers
  • Internet service providers
  • Water suppliers
  • Electricity suppliers
  • Gas suppliers


Change of Address

  • Your local electoral registration office
  • Your friends and family
  • Your employer
  • Your family’s schools
  • Your old local council
  • Your new local council
  • HM Revenue and Customs (the Inland Revenue)
  • Your vank or building society
  • Your credit card company
  • Your insurance companies
  • Royal Mail (complete a redirection form)
  • Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (licencing and registration)
  • Doctors, dentists, and opticians
  • Sports and social clubs
  • Your pensions, investment providers and share registrars
  • Your charities
  • Stores where you hold loyalty card
  • Subscriptions (magazines, charities etc.)
  • TV Licensing


Other Things to Do

  • Have someone read your meters
  • Dismantle your furniture
  • Make an inventory of your possessions
  • Pack your belongings and mark the boxes
  • Leave valuable items at the bank
  • Stop your junk mail


On the Moving Day

  • Have someone look after any small children and animals
  • Hand in your old parking permit
  • Shut down your electricity and gas supply


We hope this checklist helps with your move, if you would like any further information about the moving process or more information about things not covered in this list, visit our blog, follow us on Twitter or like our page on Facebook!

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