Mark Ratcliffe started in the Removals industry in 1982 with a second hand shop & single Luton van in Hampden Park, Eastbourne. A.1. Removals was formed 01/01/1982. Building the business up through the 80's and 90's and specialising in overseas moving came a name change in 1995 to A.1. Worldwide Movers. A.1. Worldwide Movers was now the largest independent Mover in Sussex employing 28 full time staff, operating 11 trucks & 4 trailers, two warehouses in Eastbourne totalling 26,000 sqft & holding 750 warehouse containers.
A.1. was sold to its current owners in May 2006 & continues to trade today. Going full circle Mark formed his 2nd Company " The Small Moving Company " in March 2007 with a single van & second hand furniture shop again.
The sale of The Small Moving Company came in July 2014 to its current owner & again continues to trade today. 3rd Moving Company formed 1st October 2014 "Mark Ratcliffe Moving" building success by still offering " Good Old Fashioned Service " at an affordable price and a budget for all, whether you have a single item to move across town, 1/2 bed flat or a 3/4 bed house across Eastbourne or anywhere else in the country.
Mark Ratcliffe Moving also offer Worldwide Services for small baggage shipments or complete households to over 200 countries and territories. Mark will always provide a personal tailored service for each and every move.
2020 see's another move for the company into a brand new purpose built warehouse, on the A22 at Lower Dicker just north of Hailsham, East Sussex.
After just 4 months in our new state of the art country facility, we've now completed a secure strong room fit out for Moves in store on our mezzanine floor. While our ground floor comprises of a full Self Store fit out for clients who'd prefer to deposit their own goods with us and enjoy the benefit of access to their effects, Monday to Saturday 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM or by appointment at any other time.