Meet the management team

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From left to right - Sharon May, Ian Mowl, Anthony Groves, Karen Groves

D.C. Groves & Son is a long established family run business operating to the highest standards in domestic, European and Worldwide removals.

D.C. Groves are members of the British Association of Removers and since August 2006 have also held the the European standard for domestic removals, BS EN 12522. We guarantee consistency and a very high level of service.

Your money and property are safe with us

As a registered member of BAR any advance payments you make for domestic removals are guaranteed. This also applies to goods held in store.

Quality Service Standards Ltd have inspected our storage facilities and D.C. Groves are accredited Specialised Movers with the BS EN 14873 Standard for the Storage of Furniture and Personal Effects. Our company is one of only a few in Kent to hold this standard.

Which Trusted Trader since January 2015

As a Which? Trusted Trader we committed to abide by the Which? Trusted Traders' code of conduct.

Testimonials

Very Professional Service

I would thoroughly recommend Groves & Son – excellent staff, personal, efficient and an exceptional service.

Sally, Dorset 10/07/2017

Professional and helpful

Nothing was too much trouble, prompt, reliable and happy team.

H, Kent 15/05/2018

Brilliant.

I cannot fault D C Groves during our recent move from Tenterden to Devon. They were at all times efficient, helpful, careful with our possessions. Worked extremely hard, very pleasant and good timekeepers. I would not hesitate to recommend them.

Leila, Devon 05/12/2017

Prompt and professional

Turned up promptly, very polite, loaded house items with care and diligence. No mess made coming in and out of property. Waited patiently while keys being obtained then unloaded quickly and with care. Always checked before items in rooms, polite and friendly. An excellent all-round service.

James, East Sussex 31/05/2017

Nothing was too difficult

Extremely pleasant group of workers, nothing was too difficult and when I asked them to change rooms. They were very kind & did it.

Mrs C - 2017

Couldn’t have asked for a better team

Couldn’t have asked for a better team. Would certainly use them again – and recommend them.

Mr A - 2016

Kent to Scotland

With very short timescale and long distance to cover (over 6000 miles), the Groves team were excellent, emptying our house in Kent, storing it for several days before delivering it all in Scotland with minimum of fuss and everything carried out as promised.   “From the start what we thought would be traumatic we were assured everything could and would… Read more “Kent to Scotland”

13 Oct 2017 IV6

Fairly restricted access to new property.

“Excellent – cannot fault any aspect of the service provided. Highly recommend to anyone!”

22 Dec 2017 TN32

3-storey 4-bed house in East Sussex to a Similar property in Cornwall over three days.

“The removal team worked tirelessly at both ends. Nothing was too much trouble for them.”

7 Dec 2017 TR1

A small but very full 18 century cottage with difficult stairs and access.

“Moving house is extremely stressful. D C Groves were exceptionally professional, polite, helpful, experienced and made the move as painless as possible. Their willingness to adapt and problem solve on the hoof, together with tons of common sense made them, I believe, unbeatable. Such a refreshing change to find a “can do” attitude.”

19 Oct 2017 TN17

A difficult job well executed

The move of a house and the heavy contents of a workshop was organised perfectly. Despite ourselves constantly having to delay our moving date they were ready when eventually we gave them just two days notice.

Duncan, Northumberland 24/05/2018

Moved from 6 bedroom 4 reception house to 4 bedroom, open plan newish house.

“Moved over 2 days, 5 men on first day, 4 men on second day. Used large lorry plus 2 transit type vans. Very pleased with the well organised team – nothing was too much trouble. Would recommend Groves to others.”

23 Oct 2017 TN27

Prompt and professional.

Excellent service provided, prompt and professional. Nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely be recommending!

Ben, Kent24/05/2018

Excellent removals.

Despite dreadful weather conditions – snow and ice, managed to undertake the work with efficiency and good humour.

Malcolm, Kent 05/03/2018

Very good all round

I have used Groves over the past 3 years to store & remove my goods. From the beginning I felt they were trustworthy & reliable from the office to the drivers & good humoured with it!

Sandy, Cornwall 25/10/2017

Efficient, professional & helpful.

Moving can be a very stressful situation but Groves helped us move with care and consideration. I would highly recommend the firm.

Which? Trusted Traders Consumer 01/06/2018

Professional, polite, helpful, experienced

Moving house is extremely stressful. D.C. Groves & Son were exceptionally polite, helpful, experienced and made the move as painless as possible. Their willingness to adapt and problem solve on the hoof, together with tons of common sense made them, I believe, unbeatable. Such a refreshing change to find a “can do” attitude. A small but very full 18c cottage… Read more “Professional, polite, helpful, experienced”

Happy customer 2017

Brilliant job, fantastic

Well what can I say, what a fantastic crew I have had to pack my house up in Sussex and deliver it to Somerset. I had a good laugh and joke with them. So very polite, nothing was to much for them. The office team were in touch with me to make sure I was ok, you are all fantastic… Read more “Brilliant job, fantastic”

Linda, Somerset 28/11/2016

Prompt and professional

The men arrived the day before to pack and worked really hard then returned on moving day. All went very smoothly, and also on the delivery section.

Jill, Kent 18/05/2018