With this handy moving day checklist, you'll know exactly what to do, who to contact and when.
check the terms of your contract (if you're renting) to ensure that you give the required notice period, and let your landlord know your moving date
check your home insurance covers you from the date of exchange
get written quotes from several removal firms, ask for references and check the limits of their insurance
book extra storage space if required
notify the relevant utility companies that you're leaving your current home
have a good sort out and give any possessions you no longer need to friends or to charity
start packing non-essential items, such as books and out of season clothes
redirect your post to go to your new address (there's a charge for this service)
finalise arrangements with your removal company
notify your bank of any changes to Direct Debits and standing orders
make a note of meter readings before you leave your current home
check everything’s packed and there's nothing left in any cupboards or the loft
be ready when the removal company arrives
check there's no damage when the removal company unloads your furniture
take meter readings in your new home
boil the kettle or open the champagne and celebrate!
Make a note of your key financial, utility and personal contacts so they're there for you when you need them.
hire purchase agreements
pensions and investments
internet service provider