About Glasswells Removals

About Glasswells Removals

The entire removals and storage service offered by Glasswells revolves around you, our customer. We realise that moving home can be a stressful experience, but with over 70 years of expertise and our unsurpassed reputation in domestic worldwide and commercial removals, you can rest assured that you are in safe hands.

Our highly experienced staff ensure that your requirements are put first and we can take care of as little, or as much, as you need us to. Whether you choose to self-pack, use our team for a full packing service to look after those valuable breakables or export pack for overseas travel, Glasswells can provide everything you need to help you along your way. Our aim is to make your move as effortless and stress free as possible from start to finish.


Meet the Team


Paul Coote - International Removals ConsultantInternational Removals Consultant

Paul Coote

Paul has over 25 years' experience in the removals industry. His career began as part of a removals crew, working closely with customers and agents in the UK and abroad. This hands-on experience means that Paul fully understands the intricacies involved with relocating to another country.

Bob Allen - Removals & Transport ManagerRemovals & Transport Manager

Bob Allen

With nearly 40 years' experience in the Removals sector, Bob has a vast knowledge and understands the complexities involved with moving home. His friendly and professional personality will certainly allay any fears and reassure you every step of the way.

Karen Robertson - EstimatorEstimator

Karen Robertson

Karen will visit your home to discuss your requirements, survey your possessions and provide a simple, tailor-made quote. We know that moving home can be a stressful time and Karen always goes that extra mile to ensure your move will be carried out as smoothly as possible.


Sam Reilly - Commercial Storage ManagerCommercial Storage Manager

Sam Reilly

Sam is the newest addition to the team and manages commercial storage at our warehouse. With a background in logistics, Sam looks after all our clients' needs, creating bespoke and tailor made plans, providing safe, effective, distribution and storage solutions.

Graeme Simkins - Warehouse & Distribution ManagerWarehouse & Distribution Manager

Graeme Simkins

A long career in warehousing makes Graeme very knowledgeable in the area of logistics and distribution. He manages the day to day running of our busy warehouse and storage facility in Suffolk and Graeme always goes above and beyond the call of duty to make sure any requirements you may have are met.

James Roberts - Stock ControlStock Control

James Roberts

His attention to detail and organised manner helps to ensure that our stock levels are correct, enabling Glasswells to offer the first class service our customers have come to expect. With around 7,500 individual items moving in and out of our warehouse every month, this is no mean feat.


BAR Membership

Our commitment to high standards and customer service is demonstrated by our membership of the BAR (British Association of Removers).

BAR was formed in 1900 and today represents leading removals and storage companies throughout Great Britain and the rest of Europe.

Members are inspected to ensure that they are operationally and financially sound and must follow good code of practice guidelines. They demand a high level of performance from all members and monitor this on a continuous basis.

british association of removers

We adhere to the British Association of Removers Alternative Dispute Resolution Scheme which is independently operated by:


The Property Ombudsman

The Property Ombudsman
Milford House
43-55 Milford Street
Salisbury
SP1 2BP
01722 333306

Packing Tips

By using Glasswells removals service, some careful planning and a little preparation, much of the stress can be avoided. You may even enjoy the experience!

We’ve put together a moving home guide with all the essential tips and advice you should need for a smooth move. You will find helpful hints from planning ahead and making a moving checklist, to who you need to inform when moving home and packing & unpacking tips.

Make sure you have plans for each kind of item¬†–> See Our Packing Tips


storage with glasswells

Storage at Glasswells

In addition to our successful home furnishing and removals, we also offer secure and flexible commercial storage at competitive rates.

Whether you need container devanning, single pallet or bulk storage and distribution, or archiving and retrieval, Glasswells can do it all at our huge warehouse in Suffolk.

No job is too big or too small, from an emergency short notice period, to a week, a month or even a year; we can tailor a package to suit your needs.

History of Glasswells Removals

Glasswells have been helping people move home since 1946. Our experience, knowledge and reputation is unsurpassed and has enabled us to become one of the UK’s leading removal and storage specialists.

Our experience, knowledge and reputation is unsurpassed and has enabled us to become one of the UK’s leading removal and storage specialists in the region.

Times have changed over the years, and our vehicles have traveled many miles! All the time helping our local residents of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and wider regions of Norfolk and Essex move home with ease.