The process of moving office/business moving is often underestimated. As a result of our experience and customer feedback, we have created this pre-move checklist to assist you to plan the perfect move. At First Choice Removals and Storage we strive to be the number one business moving company in Ireland. Follow our guide for moving a business and Gillen removals will ensure a cost effective & no hassle office removal service..

Early Planning

  • Appoint an appropriate staff member as your company’s move co-ordinator
  • Consider your current office equipment and computer situation. What needs to be upgraded or replaced?
  • List all stationery and company letterhead which will need amendment, plus new building signage and your website
  • Consider the security/access requirements for your new premises
  • Send a notice to clients/suppliers etc. that you are relocating, detailing changes such as PO Box or phone numbers and actual address
  • Inform staff of progress and developments throughout the process
  • Confirm layout of new office premises and configuration of communication outlets
  • Confirm official date of moving your company with First Choice Removals

Arrange Disconnection/Reconnection and Diversion

  • Electricity
  • Telephone
  • Fax – change faxes to display new number (if applicable)
  • Mobile phones
  • Pagers
  • Mail services
  • Computer comms (routers/adsl modems etc.)
  • Organise for de-commissioning and recommissioning of all computers and associated electronic equipment

Notifications of Change of Address

  • Company’s offices
  • Revenue Commissioners
  • Motor vehicle registration (quote your LTSA number)
  • Local government
  • Insurance company
  • Cleaners or gardeners
  • Suppliers of financial and legal services, i.e.: accountants, solicitors, banks, finance houses, printers, brokers, credit card providers
  • Companies & Suppliers of other materials and services, i.e.: press, public relations/media, couriers, freight services and travel agents

Just Prior to Your Move

  • Confirm all final details of the move plan withFirst Choice Removals and Storage and confirm value for insurance during transit
  • Distribute written moving instructions to all staff in conjunction withFirst Choice Removals and Storage representative (if appropriate)
  • Label all effects in accordance with the new floor plan (labels supplied by First Choice Removals)
  • Reserve access areas such as parking meters, entrance way, loading docks, goods lifts, notify landlord in event of multi-tenant building
  • Confirm delivery of new equipment, furnishings, stationery etc.
  • Secure floor plan to each floor in your new premises to assist with correct placement of items and ensure that First Choice Removals has copies one week prior to move.
  • Finalise arrangements for access, keys and codes for First Choice Removals staff
  • Arrange for staff to visit the new site for pre-move familiarisation purposes
  • Finalise start-time on the day of your move
  • Confirm items for storage or for distribution to other offices