The British Association of Removers has been in existence since 1900.
The Association in its modern form was created in 1972 as a result of the unification of two older organisations, the National Association of Furniture Warehousemen and Removers (NAFWR) and the British Association of Overseas Furniture Removers (BAOFR).
1900 - The Furniture Warehouseman & Removers Association Ltd (FWRA) formed.
1924 - The British Association of International Furniture Removers (BAIFR) formed.
1936 - FWRA becomes the National Association of Furniture Warehousemen and Removers Ltd (NAFWR).
1954 - BAIFR becomes the British Association of Overseas
1972 - NAFWR and BAOFR amalgamate to become the British Association of Removers (BAR).
||Derek Blatchford past president of the association 1980 -1981 and Honorary life member for service to the industry.
Most people move home once every 5 to 7 years. BAR members do it 1,000 times every day!
For more than a century BAR members have been helping people move home or office by working to high professional standards and offering peace of mind, quality and someone to turn to if things go wrong.
BAR represent over 500 of the UK’s leading professional removal and storage companies all of which are covered by the OFT Approved BAR Code of Practice.