Jesus Christ, NO !

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A.T.Harrows's review of Pickfords Removals www.pickfords.co.uk

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“Jesus Christ, NO !”

Written on: 22/02/2016 by A.T.Harrows (1 review written)

What a shoddy company. We were ready to move to France and had Pickfords booked to move us. My husbands' new company were financing the move, so we just went ahead with it. We endured hours of foul language during the packing and loading of our goods including god knows what hilarious conversations in Romanian from the packers. There were a few clumsy breakages on the day but nothing to get upset about. The whole process as you may imagine was quite uncomfortable. Three days later (1 day late) our vehicle arrived finally to our new home in France. We had 2 of the original crew and suddenly a new driver. It turns out there was no ferry delays, but rather the driver was involved in a fight with the other staff the night they finished, and now had to replace the driver with an agency driver. This was now a Polish driver who literally did not speak a word of English. Anyway, the delivery showed the worse part. We had so many breakages it was close to vandalism. Fragile boxes were under cabinets, sharp objects on leather sofas. Basically it looked as if the lorry had been through a washing machine. The guys unloading blamed the Romanian packers on the day. The claim was so high we had to go through our home insurance, who would in turn successfully counterclaim from them. Some examples were a bedside unit going through the screen of a new Sony 65" 4k TV. 2 sofas ripped and grazed, badly dented £4500 Liebbher fridge, glasses, plates etc etc. 3 weeks later my brother moved also to France about 40 miles from us also on the Riviera. He used a company called Falcon Removals or movers (irrelevant) who moved him down with more stuff, with English staff for about £3000 cheaper not 1 single claim ! . Just a thought, look before you book people !! 

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