About Heaps

Providing removals and storage services throughout Halifax, Huddersfield, Bradford, Leeds and West Yorkshire.

For over 70 years providing professional removal services we match our words and values with our thoughts and actions. And as a member of the British Association of Removers you can be assured that your removal is in safe hands.

Our Services Include

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Removals
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Storage
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Self Storage
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Packing
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Export Packing
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Auction Services
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Car Transport
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House Clearance
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Furniture Disposal

1948

Shortly after completing his National Service Lawrence Michael Heap starts the removal business with a loan of £500.00.

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1956

The removals business is growing and the company now has a contract delivering furniture for a local company on North Bridge in Halifax.

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1964

The purchase of two more vehicles expands the fleet with more contracts running a weekly transport service for Wood Harris Ltd to Blackpool.

3

1977

Mark Heap joins the company and gets his first wagon at the age of 17 a Bedford TK registration TTJ576L.

4

1980

Disaster strikes Michael Heap when one of his wagons is stolen from his yard. The vehicle is eventually found burnt out on the moors up near the M62.

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1990

The company continues to grow and they expand the fleet which now has 10 vehicles and operates throughout the UK and Europe.

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1994

Mark and Brigid buy the business from Michael Heap which continues to provide a comprehensive removal service and is now also providing conference and exhibition transport throughout the UK and Europe.

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1999

The site is purchased from Ram Kitchens in Sowerby Bridge with a view to develop it into a purpose built furniture and document storage facility.

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2000

Planning permission is granted by Calderdale Council for a 6000 square foot furniture and document storage facility.

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2005

The new purpose storage facility is completed with Heaps first customer bringing one sofa into storage on a Saturday morning, only got 300 more to fill.

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2008

Planning permission granted for the expansion of the storage warehouse to provide 12000 sq ft which will then have the capacity for 650 storage containers.

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2011

After 9/11 the companies conference and exhibition transport work declines so we move more of our resources into the home removals part of the business.

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2021

Present day Heaps provides a fully alarmed secure storage facility for its own removals and storage business and provides storage for a variety of local businesses and self storage customers.

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Health & Safety

At Heaps we recognise our duties under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & the accompanying protective legislation.

We will endeavour to meet the requirements of this legislation so as to ensure that we maintain a safe and healthy working environment.

Our Memberships

The British Association of Removers is the main trade body for the removals industry in the UK. It is dedicated to promoting excellence in the removals Industry for the benefit of its members and customers. Originally established in 1900, the Association in its modern form was created in 1972 as a result of the unification of two older organisations.

Insurance

When you are moving home make sure you choose a company that will provide comprehensive cover for all your valuable home contents.

When you move with Heaps cover is provided as standard with all removals. Heaps Removals provides insurance cover based on the British Association of Removers liability terms and conditions.

Environmental Policy

We are concerned about the environment in which we live as well as the environmental implications of the products and materials we use.

Heaps objective is to minimise environmental affects, whilst providing a wide choice of services to meet the high performance requirements of our customers.

Being a consumer of paper products and plastic we make every endeavour to use the products responsibly.  We encourage use of products from a source which is effectively managed and controlled, together with products which are recycled.  As a transport operator we are committed to run efficient and well maintained vehicles and seek ways to reduce our affect on the environment.

Our general aims are:

  • To reduce waste and the consumption of our valuable resources
  • To reduce the release of pollutants into the environment
  • To design our services to minimise any negative effects on the environment in production, use and disposal
  • Compliance with all applicable environmental laws and regulations

Interested in one of our services?

Call us on 01422 835524, send us an email, or get a quote online.

What our customers say...

Extremely delighted with the outstanding

Extremely delighted with the outstanding service. Would highly recommend.

C Wilcocks
17/11/16
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