Reliably moving Since 1990

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We may have started small, but our reputation for delivering a superior service has seen Reliable grow to the company we are today: a trusted removals presence with the largest fleet of vehicles in the region. We’re proud to provide bespoke logistical solutions for both residential movers and commercial companies.

David Mac

David Mac

Head of UK Moving

  • Moving since 1990
  • Founded Reliable
  • After the great feedback from his customers, Dave renamed the company ‘Reliable’ in 1999.
  • David is very hands-on and is still the first point of contact for sales enquiries. A 25 year veteran of the moving and transport industry, if he can’t help you – he will know someone who can.
Jon Atkinson

Jon Atkinson

General Manager

  • Moving since 2001
  • Joined 2009
  • National & International CPC (Transport Operations)
  • CPE / FCRM / H&ICRM (Industry qualifications)
  • Awarded the Deveraux medal in 2008 (Highest marks in H&ICRM in the UK)
  • Responsible for overall management and development of the business. Contact for new business and commercial opportunities.
Wee Dod

Wee Dod

SCANIA P270

  • Joined Reliable: 2015
  • Wee Dod is the most recent addition to our fleet. Don’t be fooled by her name – she has a capacity of 2,200 cubic feet! You’ll find Wee Dod taking on large loads over long distances.
Emma Lewis

Emma Lewis

Accounts - Storage Admin

  • Joined Reliable: 2004
  • Emma is responsible for management accounting, sales ledger, credit control and storage administration. She is a point of contact for any accounts or storage queries.
Millie  

Millie  

Renault Master Loloader

  • Joined Reliable: 2014
  • Millie may be small but boy is she nifty! Joining the fleet in 2014, she makes it easy for the Reliable team to those tight spaces which might otherwise have some access issues.
Will Brown

Will Brown

Key Account Manager

  • Moving since: 2011
  • Joined Reliable: 2011
  • Certificate in Commercial Estimating (B.A.R)
  • Will works alongside Jon Atkinson and is responsible for Commercial Moving, consultative logistics and new business. He specialises in strategy, planning and solutions for the straightforward and complex.
Bill Daly

Bill Daly

Operations Manager

  • Moving Since: 1990
  • Joined Reliable: 2000
  • National CPC (Transport Operations)
  • Bill is extensively experienced within the industry and is responsible for product delivery. Bill manages the operative workforce and is responsible for our fleet of vehicles.
Mark Vincent

Mark Vincent

Domestic Surveyor

  • Moving since 2014
  • Joined 2016
  • Certificate in Practical Estimating (B.A.R)
  • Mark conducts on-site estimates and provides quotations for household moves. For large and complex work, Mark is available to provide project and move management support
Mollie  

Mollie  

DAF LF

  • Joined Reliable: 2014
  • Having joined the team in 2014, Mollie is a great all-rounder. Her capacity of 1,200 cubic feet is great for medium loads and she can squeeze into smaller spaces that our bigger vehicles would struggle with.
Georgie Porgie

Georgie Porgie

Scania P94

  • Joined Reliable: 2007
  • With a capacity of 2,400 cubic feet, Georgie Porgie is the largest member of our fleet and has been a reliable team member since 2007, offering a helping hand with our large house moves.
Patricia  

Patricia  

Ford Transit Connect

  • Small Load
  • Archive File Deliveries
  • 150 Cubic Feet
  • Joined 2016
  • Primarily, Patricia is used for our surveyors to undertake estimates, deliver packing materials and urgently requested archive files.
Aysha Starkey

Aysha Starkey

Administrator

  • Joined: 2013
  • Aysha provides administrative support to the sales and operations team. She is the first point of contact for any general enquiries.

Our core values

It’s our people and our product that make our company, and together they provide a service with reliability at its core. Find out how we live up to our name and your expectations below:

Reliability

At the core of everything we do, reliable takes care of everything you need

Company

Quality Dedicated Established

People

Professional Invaluable Dependable

Product

Innovative Ownership Adaptive

Our history

Find out about our history and how the business has grown by exploring our company timeline:

Established 1990

Humble Beginnings

David Mac launches the business under the name ‘Mac Transport’, and dedicates himself to moving homeowners throughout Essex.

1990: Humble Beginnings
1990: Humble Beginnings
1990 - 1995: The Underdogs

The Underdogs

David spends nearly a decade refining his expertise, quietly building an enviable reputation as the most reliable independent mover in the region.

1990 - 1995: The Underdogs

Reliable is born

With glowing customer feedback the company’s reputation grew, and David renames ‘Mac Transport’ to ‘Reliable Removals’.

1999: Reliable is born
1999: Reliable is born
2000: Our new Vehicles!

The word is out

Word begins to spread and Reliable are in demand! Our fleet of vehicles expands with two new additions.

2000: Our new Vehicles!

The firm grows

The team move into a new, larger premises on the Globe Industrial estate in Grays.

2000-01: The firm grows, we move to a larger building
2000-01: The firm grows, we move to a larger building
2000: A new member - Bill Daly

The team Grows

Operations Manager, Bill Daly, joins Reliable. Marking the first of many expansions for the Reliable Team.

2000: A new member - Bill Daly

Big Daddy

As the moves get bigger and better, so do Reliable’s vehicles. We buy our first 18 tonne lorry, the aptly named ‘Big Daddy’.

2002: Bigger and better
2002: Bigger and better
2005 - A big milestone for Reliable as we hit our 5,000th move

The big 5000

A big milestone for Reliable as we hit our 5,000th move

2005 - A big milestone for Reliable as we hit our 5,000th move

A shot at glory

With demand growing, we relocate our premises to Shot Farm in Wickford to accommodate the increase in move requests

2008: A Shot at glory
2008: A Shot at glory
2009: One of us!

A Change of Angle

Jon Atkinson joins the team. Having worked for some of the biggest players in the moving world, he brings a different dimension adding professionalism and efficiency to an already thriving operation.

2009: One of us!

2010-2014

The Company increases it’s profile and capacity by successfully undertaking large domestic and Commercial moves. Reliable becomes a byword for quality service and problem solving in the South Essex area.

2014: Even more expertise
2014: Even more expertise
2014: Even more expertise

Reaching out

With the Commercial arm of the Company gaining huge traction with business clients, Will Brown joins the team as Key Account Manager

2014: Even more expertise

Double Jeopardy

Reliable’s latest re-brand is celebrated with the purchase of two state-of-the-art pantechnicons, soon to be known as ‘the Twins’. 

2015: Expanding the fleet with Double Jeopardy
2015: Expanding the fleet with Double Jeopardy
2015: In the spotlight as we feature on Harveys TV ad

Look, we're on TV

We feature in the television advertisement for major furniture company, Harveys.

2015: In the spotlight as we feature on Harveys TV ad

The new HQ

As the company once again increases its size, we move to our current location of Bentalls Business Park in Basildon.

2016: Our new HQ - Bentalls Business Park in Basildon
2016: Our new HQ - Bentalls Business Park in Basildon
2016: Reliable are features on the Channel 4 show Espcape to the Chateau

Escape to the Chateau

We’re featured in the hit Channel 4 show ‘Escape to the Chateau’ with Dick Strawbridge.

2016: Reliable are features on the Channel 4 show Espcape to the Chateau

Reliable By name, Reliable By Nature

...but don’t just take our word for it! View our customers’ testimonials to find out more about the unrivalled level of service we deliver.

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