House Clearance Wokingham Berkshire

House clearance Wokingham: 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 Wokingham and surrounding areas, for over 35 years and is now one of the leading Wokingham 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 Wokingham: A fully comprehensive service.

We specialise in full house contents clearance. We can tackle any Wokingham 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 Wokingham, Berkshire

Wokingham means 'Wocca's people's home'. Wocca was apparently a Saxon chieftain who also owned lands at Wokefield in Berkshire and Woking in Surrey. In Victorian times, it was known as Oakingham and the acorn with oak leaves is the town's symbol.The Wheelwrights were the first family to found the town and give it the name of Wokingham. At first it was part of Sandhurst until the Wheelwrights bought the rights and privileges of the Wokingham area.

The courts of Windsor Forest were held at Wokingham and the town had the right to hold a market from 1219. The Bishop of Salisbury was largely responsible for the growth of the town during this period. He set out roads and plots making them available for rent. There are records showing that in 1258 he bought the rights to hold three town fairs every year. Queen Elizabeth granted a town charter in 1583. From the 14th to the 16th centuries, Wokingham was well-known for its bell foundry which supplied many churches across the south of England.

During the Tudor period, Wokingham was well known as a producer of silk. Some of the houses involved in these cottage industries are in Rose Street. Houses with floor housed the looms large. This can be seen from the position of the beam outside the house. It is said that one of the original mulberry (favorite food of silkworms), are still one of the gardens.

Wokingham was once famous for its bullfights. In 1661 George Staverton left a legacy in his will giving two bulls that are attached to the Market Square and harassed by dogs on the day of St. Thomas (December 21) each year. Toros back to the city a day or two before the event and then locked in the courtyard of the original Rose Inn is located at the site of the Superdrug store today. People came from miles around to watch the show dangerous. A number of dogs would be maimed or killed during the event and the bulls were destroyed. The meat and leather were distributed among the poor of the city. Some of the spectators also sustained fatal injuries. In 1794, the morning after North bull bait Elizabeth was found dead and covered in bruises. In 1808, 55, Martha May died after being wounded by soldiers in the crowd.

After years of 1634-1644 Wokingham was regularly searched, and Cavaliers and Roundheads, two forces in the "English Civil War". These attacks are looting livestock and trade goods, and general disorders. More than thirty buildings were burned, nearly 20% of the buildings of the city. In the first 18 years that he had fully recovered from Wokingham.

In 1723 the "Black Act" was passed in parliament to make a black face punished for committing crimes. And 'the name of the infamous band of thugs, known as the "Wokingham Blacks" who have terrorized the region.

In the 18th century, The Ballad of Molly Mogg was written in Wokingham. Molly was the daughter of the publican of the old maid Rose Inn (not the current site). She was well known in the local Binfield man, Alexander Pope, who, during a storm, is stranded at the inn with his friends, Gay, Swift and Arbuthnot. Who wrote the ballad extolling its virtues to pass the time.

The character of Tom the chimney sweep in Charles Kingsley's classic story of The Water Babies childhood was based on the life and times of a boy called James Seaward Wokingham, who was a boy sweep in Victorian times. In his later years Seaward swept the chimneys at home in the presbytery of Charles Kingsley Eversley, Hampshire. Seaward was elected alderman of Wokingham from 1909 until his death in 1921. He had 12 children and several of his descendants still live there. The Water Babies is the subject of Wokingham first public sculpture, installed in 1999, which adorns the entrance level to Wokingham Library.

The cruel 'sport' was banned by the Company in 1821, but the bulls were still provided at Christmas and the meat distributed to the poor. Bull bait has been banned by an Act of Parliament in 1833.

Interesting facts source: Wikipedia

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