House Clearance Reading Berkshire

House clearance Reading: As a Berkshire based company, Jeffrey Avery and Associates has been providing a complete house clearance service to members of the public, legal professionals, executors, and administrators, in Reading and surrounding areas, for over 35 years and is now one of the leading Reading house clearance companies. If you require any type of property to be cleared of its contents, and left clean and tidy so that it can be sold, or transferred to a landlord, we can help.

House Clearance in Reading: A fully comprehensive service.

We specialise in full house contents clearance. We can tackle any Reading house clearance job, of any size and in any location, even in circumstances where access is restricted. (eg Flats with no lifts,etc.)

We are also specialists in clutter clearance, and will be pleased to clear properties containing years of accumulated posessions, or which have abnormal amounts of general household items, sometimes as a result of illness, (eg compulsive Hoarding or OCD), or where the occupants were previously unwell and unable to care for themselves or their property, resulting in insanitary, dangerous conditions. We are expert clutter clearers.

I would like to thank Jeffrey Avery and Associates for the very careful, thorough and efficient job they made of clearing my late father's flat of his remaining possessions.

Extra to the excellent standard of the clearance, having dealt with Jeffrey personally, I found him to be only extremely helpful and responsive... Read more testimonials...

Becky Anderson.

Our Commitment to Quality

We are aware that a house clearance is often required in difficult circumstances, such as bereavement, and we pride ourselves on our expertise in carrying out our services with care, discretion, and with as little disruption as possible.

In particular, we will always:

Jeffrey Avery and Associates is a DOE registered waste carrier, and we comply with all applicable legislation with regard to the management and disposal of waste. We also carry full third party liability insurance.

Additional Services:

We provide a host of related, additional services, including deep cleaning of neglected houses, and the reinstatement of overgrown and out of control gardens, garden clearance, Central Heating, Water and Electricity Isolation, a comprehensive Locksmith Services, and a Hoarding Service. Our aim is to simplify the process of making your property ready for sale or transfer to a landlord.

Free advice and quotation

Our initial consultation and all our quotations are free and without obligation. Contact Jeffrey Avery on 0800 567 7769 for immediate attention.

Some interesting facts about Reading, Berkshire

Reading may have existed as early as the Roman occupation of Britain, possibly as either a trading port on the River Thames, or an intersection on the Roman road connecting London with Calleva Atrebatum near Silchester. The first evidence for Reading as a settlement dates from the 8th century, when the town came to be known as Readingum. The name probably comes from the Readingas, an Anglo-Saxon tribe whose name means Reada's People in Old English, or less probably the Celtic Rhydd-Inge, meaning Ford over the River.

At the end of 870 an army of Danes invaded the kingdom of Wessex and then to establish the camp in reading. On January 4 871 in the first game in Reading King Ethelred and his brother Alfred the Great, tried in vain to break the Danish Defence. The battle is described in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, which gives the earliest known written evidence of the existence of reading. The Danes remained in play until the end of 871, when they retired to winter quarters in London.

After the battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest of England, William the Conqueror gave the land in and around the reading of the founding of the Abbey of Battle. In its list of 1086 Domesday Book, the city has been explicitly described as a city. The presence of six plants were recorded, with four on land belonging to the king and two on land given to the Abbey of Battle.

Reading Abbey was founded by Henry I in 1121, where he is buried in the Abbey of. As part of his talent, gave his monastery in Reading and Cholsey in March. It is not known how badly affected the Black Death of reading through the 14 th century England. But we know that the Abbot of Reading Abbey, Henry Ford, Apple, was one of the victims in 1361, and the nearby Henley lost 60% of its population.

The abbey was largely destroyed in 1538 when Henry VIII dissolved the monasteries. The last abbot, Hugh Cook Faringdon, was tried and convicted of high treason and hanged, drawn and quartered in the church square. In 1525, reading was the largest city in Berkshire, and tax returns show that reading was the tenth largest city in England, closely followed by Colchester and Leicester based on the taxable capital. In 1611, Reading had a population of over 5000 and became rich through trade in textiles, for example, with the fortune made by a merchant John Kendrick.

The city played an important role during the English Civil War. Despite its fortifications, was a royalist garrison that was imposed in 1642. The headquarters of the afternoon reading the Parliamentary forces succeeded in April 1643. Textile trade in the city was damaged in particular, and the city's economy had not recovered before the 20th century. Reading has played an important role during the Revolution of 1688: the Second Battle of Reading was the only major military action in the campaign.

The 18th century saw the beginning of a large iron works in the city, and the growth of trade of brewing, that reading had become famous. Reading the exchanges benefited from Turnpike to better designed that allowed him to establish his position on the main roads from London to Oxford coach and west. In 1723, despite strong local opposition to the navigation of the river Kennet Kennet open to boats as far as Newbury. This opposition stopped when it became clear that the new road will benefit the city. After the opening of the Kennet and Avon Canal in 1810, you could go by barge from reading the Bristol Channel. In 1714, probably earlier and the role the county town of Berkshire shared between Reading and Abingdon.

During the 19th century the city grew rapidly as a manufacturing center. The Great Western Railway arrived in 1841, followed by South Eastern Railway in 1849 and the London and South Western Railway in 1856. Audience summer was moved to Abingdon in Reading in 1867, effectively making read-only town in Berkshire County, a decision which was officially approved by the State Council in 1869. The city became a county borough under the Local Government Act of 1888th The city is famous for the three B Beer (1785-2010 Simonds Brewery), onions (from 1837 to 1974, Suttons Seeds) and Biscuits (1822 - 1976, Huntley and Palmers).

The city was further expanded in the 20 th century, linking the River Thames in Caversham, Oxfordshire in 1911. Lower Earley, built in 1977, was one of the largest private residential buildings in Europe. Will extend the urban area in Reading, with regard to the M4 motorway, which serves as the southern border of the city. In addition, residential development has increased the number of houses surrounded by parts of the modern commuter reading, shopping and hypermarkets. The local mall, Oracle, built in 1999, named after the 17 th century, the Oracle work-house, which once occupied a small part of the site. It offers three floors of shops and boosted the local economy, providing 4,000 jobs.

Interesting facts source: Wikipedia

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