House Clearance St Albans Hertfordshire

House clearance St Albans: As a Hertfordshire 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 St Albans and surrounding areas, for over 35 years and is now one of the leading St Albans 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 St Albans: A fully comprehensive service.

We specialise in full house contents clearance. We can tackle any St Albans 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 St Albans, Hertfordshire

The St Albans area has a long history of settlement. The Celtic Catuvellauni tribe had a settlement at Prae Hill a mile or so to the west. The Roman city of Verulamium, second-largest town in Roman Britain after Londinium, was built alongside this in the valley of the River Ver a little nearer to the present city centre. After the Roman withdrawal, and prior to becoming known as St Albans, the town was called Verlamchester or Wæclingacaester by the Mercian Angles.

The mediaeval town grew up on the hill to the east of this around the Benedictine foundation of St Albans Abbey. This is the spot where tradition has it that St Alban, the first British Christian martyr, was beheaded sometime before AD 324. It was, at one time, the principal abbey in England and the first draft of Magna Carta was drawn up there, reflecting its political importance. The Abbey Church, now St Albans Cathedral (formally the Cathedral & Abbey Church of St Alban but still known locally as The Abbey) became the parish church when it was bought by the local people in 1553, soon after the priory was dissolved in 1539. It was made a cathedral in 1877 when the City Charter was granted. There is evidence that the original site was somewhat higher up the hill than the present building and there had certainly been successive abbeys before the current building was started in 1077.

St Albans, a public school which occupies a place in the west of the monastery, which includes the 14th century, the Abbey Gateway, was founded in the year 948 and is the only school in the Anglo-Saxon have educated a Pope (Adrian IV). Among his buildings until comparatively recently a converted former hat factory, a link with the industrial past of the city. Luton nearby was also a remarkable center of the hat industry.

The road between the abbey and the school down to the River Ver and Verulamium Park (on part of the square, Roman Verulamium), is called Abbey Mill Lane. On this road are the palaces of the bishops of St Albans and Hertford. Fighting cocks, one of the oldest pubs in England, is at the end of this road Verulamium Park. Also on the River Ver at the end of St Michael Village Park, Kingsbury mill is now preserved as a museum with a Waffle House attached.

Two battles of the War of the Roses took place in or near the city. The first battle of St Albans was beaten May 22, 1455 in the town of St. Albans itself and the second battle of St. Albans was conducted on February 17, 1461, just north.

The growth of St Albans was generally slow before the 20th century, reflecting its status as a rural village, a place of Christian pilgrimage, and the first night coaching stop the way to and from London - a fact also is responsible for its many inns, dating from Tudor times many. Between the two world wars, became a popular center for the electronics industry. In the years after World War II was expanded significantly in the postwar redistribution of the population of London, who also saw the creation of new cities.

The city today shows evidence of construction and excavation from all periods of its history and is a tourist destination. Notable buildings include the Abbey and the early 15th Century Clock Tower (photo). The clock tower is one of only two similar towers in England, it is also the site of an Eleanor cross, which was demolished in 1703 due to neglect, replaced by the pump to the city . A fountain was erected in its place, in 1874, now moved to Victoria Square.

Voice of St Albans from the south is Holywell Hill (generally pronounced "holly and Hill"), his name has been the story of St Alban: legend has it that his severed head rolling down the hill to the implementation of the land and in the bottom of the well (in some versions of the site is very streamlined, in which the head stopped).

The mixed character of St Albans and proximity to London was a popular place. Areas Abbey Street and Fish Pool was used for the pilot episode of the comedy of the 1960s' television every ecclesiastical gas and gaiters. RomeLand The area directly north of the Gate and Abbey walls of the abbey grounds and the school can be seen dressed up as part of an Oxford college in some episodes of Inspector Morse (and several local pubs also appear). Swimming Fish Street, which runs from RomeLand in St Michel in the village, took care of Hastings in some episodes of Foyle war. Life Begins was filmed largely in and around St Albans. The Lady Chapel at the Abbey itself is used as a rise of at least one scene Sean Connery in the film First Knight 1995, while visiting the abbey was used during a coronation scene as a substitute for Westminster Abbey in Johnny English with Rowan Atkinson.

Recently, several scenes from the movie of incendiary weapons, played by Michelle Williams, Ewan McGregor and Matthew Macfadyen, was shot in St Albans, focusing in particular on the Abbey and the Abbey Gateway. It 'also home to the school of theater: Top Hat Stage & Screen School.

The gateway of the 19th century of the old prison near the main train station appeared in the title sequence of the television series slurry, with Ronnie Barker. The 2001 film Girl starring Ben Chaplin birthday, Nicole Kidman was also partly filmed in St Albans.

Interesting facts source: Wikipedia

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