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Removals Gravesend

Northfleet, Swanscombe, Greenhithe, Meopham, New Ash Green, Longfield. 

We believe Moving home doesn't have to be stressful. Since 2002, when we bought our first removal van, it has been our priority to make your removal day go as smoothly as possible, as our customer reviews shown here can testify.

Whether you are moving house in Gravesend, Northfleet, Swanscombe, Greenhithe, Longfield, New Ash Green, Meopham and surrounding areas, or you are planning a long distance move, we will be happy to provide you with a quote.

We understand that everyone has different needs - you may want our experienced team to pack for you – but if you prefer to pack yourself we can supply you with top quality removal boxes.
Book us to carry out a free, no-obligation home visit and we will be happy to discuss your needs and answer any questions and concerns you may have – this is part of the service which every professional local firm should provide.

We will then send you a formal quote with clear prices so that you can plan your costs. Our quotes include indemnity insurance for your goods in storage and in transport.
If you prefer to have an idea of our prices before booking a home visit please complete our Online Quote form.

 If you need a quote for moving home, would like to arrange a visit or just want to ask a few questions please give us a call!
removals van and lorryA family company dedicated to reducing your stress on moving day since 2002

Gravesend Removals Reviews

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Checkatrade helps customers avoid rogue traders and find trustworthy removal companies. We have passed their strict background checks and our cutomers post regular testimonials for review as part of our ongoing membership. We are also approved by the Kent County Council Trading Standards.
In addition our customer driven ethos and excellence in relocation and furniture moving services is reflected in our impressive collection of customer reviews both online and handwritten. This collection should be the envy of many larger removal companies.


Thorough professional packing not only safeguards your treasured possessions but also relieves so much stress from moving day. Things go much more smoothly when all your smaller items are packed into regular sized, high quality twin walled cartons.

We're very proud of our packing services. Please ask about options - Full Packing, Fragile Packing or just packing of specific items. Our conscientious team will make light work of your packing with skill and experience.

If you want to pack yourself we'll deliver our quality packing materials - so long as your're in our area.
Robert Marks Packing


We offer long term and short term secure storage to meet your requirements and ensure the safety of your possessions. We've been storing for customers throughout Kent since 2002. Please get in touch if you have any questions about storing your belongings.

We use traditional removals warehouse containers to store your belongings in Kent. They are an industry standard 5' by 7' by 7.5' tall - this is equivalent to a 35 square foot room in a self store centre. We think we're better value than self store, especially over the medium and long term. You can rent these for £14/week all inclusive. This includes indemnity insurance for goods in storage.
Storage container dimensions

Gravesend Relocation Guide

Gravesend - Gravesham

Moving to Gravesend and don’t know the area? Hopefully this guide will help. The town of Gravesend was recorded in the doomsday book as “Gravesham” and in 1974 the Borough of Gravesham was formed, their website covers parking, rubbish collection and much more. For larger items of waste RS Skips are nearby.

Gravesend Schools

Kent County Council is the place to get information about local schools. ran an article in January 2018 listing Ofsted reports for local primary schools. As well as Cobham Hall independent school for girls, Gravesend boasts two Grammar schools which compare favourably amongst the town’s secondary schools as shown in the government’s school comparison website.

Gravesend Property

 Rightmove, quoting the land registry, say that Gravesend house prices went up 9% to an average of £285,000. After talking to various Gravesend Removals customers we think that further rises are due so long as Great Britain moves away from political uncertainty. Local estate agents, Robinson Jackson, Wards and also M&M’s will be a greater authority on this, if they disagree please let us know!

Gravesend  Transport Links

 Gravesend has excellent transport links, from Gravesend railway station there is a high speed link (23 minutes) to St.Pancras. Also 4 trains an hour to London Charing Cross or in the opposite direction to Strood, Rochester & Sittingbourne with good connections to Ramsgate,Canterbury, Maidstone & Dover. Ebbsfleet International is on the doorstep with multiple high speed services between London St.Pancras, Paris & Brussels. Gravesham is linked well via the A2 to the motorway network. It’s a busy area for road traffic, close to the M25 and Dartford Crossing which is notorious for delays.

Gravesend - Eating Out

The town has a thriving Sikh community so for dining out you’re in Kent’s curry capital. Not least Chattorey, Shapla, Ghandi and the Tufail amongst many others. Other cosmopolitan recommendations include the Julias Cesar Restaurant, RM Restaurant and Pricilla’s Pantry. By the historic pier is The Three Daw’s, an excellent place to enjoy some wine or beer and watch the river go by. There are plenty of Gastro-Pubs in the surrounding villages including the Rose & Crown at Shorne, The Cricketers at Meopham and also the Leather Bottle at Cobham - which also does accomodation.

Gravesend Accommodation

The hotel with the most convienient location for the A2 is the Travelodge but the Premier Inn Gravesend Central,  the  Best Western Manor and the Premier Inn Gravesend Singlewell are all handy for the A2 Trunk road. A few miles away is The Inn on the Lake which is also on the A2 but less central to Gravesend. For the railway station and town centre the Overcliffe Hotel and The Jolly Drayman are more conveniently situated.

Gravesend Recreation

For recreation there’s not only the local leisure centre but also the Cyclopark. This is a great local facility which caters for all variations of cycling as well as skateboarding with a shop, cafe and kids play area. Shorne Woods Country Park is well appointed and will satisfy all family who want a bit of the great outdoors. There’s plenty going on in and around Gravesend take a look at and also to find out more. The town centre is vibrant and boasts a rejuvinated Borough Market but if Gravesend fails to fulfill your need to shop - Bluewater Shopping and leisure destination is on your doorstep!
Postal Address:
Philip Marks Removals,
44 The Street, Detling, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 3JT

01474 550287

Office Opening Hours
Monday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Tuesday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Wednesday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Thursday – 9.00am to 5.00pm
Friday – 9.00 to 5.00pm
Saturday – closed
Sunday – closed
01474 550287