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Removals in Plymouth

Britannia Lanes pride themselves on being the number one removal, storage and shipping company, not only in Plymouth and Cornwall, but in the South West, with a further three Britannia depots in Exeter, Bridgwater & Bristol.

We offer a one-stop-shop for removals, storage and shipping. If you are moving just around the corner from Plymouth to Plympton or from Plymstock to London, Birmingham, Edinburgh or to the other side of the world to Australia or New Zealand, our professional management team will tailor a removal service to suit your needs. That will then be put into reality by our trained removal teams.

Many of our customers have moved with us time and time again and compliment us on how we take the stress out of their removal. Long-standing customers include MOD personnel at the Royal Navy based at Devonport, Plymouth and Dartmouth. They have employed the removal and storage services of Britannia Lanes for over 30 years.

The business activities of Britannia Lanes within Plymouth, Cornwall and Devon include:

History of Lanes

For over five generations the Lanes family have great pride in their roots in Plymouth and Cornwall. Mike and Sylvia Lane, the founder members of Britannia Lanes, originated from Plymouth and South East Cornwall. Mike was brought up on a farm in Brixham and then moved to Newton Ferris where he helped his parents run a nursing home.

Sylvia was also brought up on a farm - near Landrake, South East Cornwall. She then moved with her parents to the Ford area of Plymouth to help run the family grocery shop. In 1965, once Mike and Sylvia were married, they moved from Plymouth to Cornwall to run a successful filling station on the A30 at Mitchell near Truro. In 1974 the company diversified to offer a storage facility and shortly afterwards they included removal services to a customer base covering Plymouth and Cornwall.

Mark, eldest son of Mike and Sylvia, with his wife Julie, now run this part of the company, together with the third generation Sarah and Matt Lane. Mark was born in Plymstock, Plymouth, moving to Cornwall with his parents and brother Rob and has spent a large proportion of his working life developing the business in Plymouth and South East Cornwall Area. This includes visiting customers on a daily basis to carry out pre-move surveys for private moves commencing in Plymouth and Saltash.

Lanes Storage & Removals Ltd joined Britannia Movers international in 1986 and became the Britannia member for Plymouth & Cornwall operating as Britannia Lanes of Devon and Cornwall. Mark Lane became a director of Britannia Lanes in 1980 and a director of Britannia Movers International Plc in 2007. Mark went on to become the MD of the Britannia Lanes Group in 2008.

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We hope this history helps demonstrate our focus and commitment to serving the South West. Our removal cost calculator is a great way to see for yourself that we are not only competitive but also very attentive. We take the time to make personal contact with each of the hundreds of these completed every week. Of course, if you would prefer to speak to someone we're only too happy to receive your call - 01752 648302. Or email us at plymouth@britannialanes.co.uk.

We look forward to showing you the same great service and local understanding that our reputation in the area is built upon.