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East Walpole Moving Company

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Walpole began to grow after the Revolutionary War. By 1860, the town had 1,935 residents. Starting around this time, several mills began to be built, largely on the Neponset River in order to harness the power of falls. Over the years, these mills grew and mainly manufactured products such as cotton, lumber, and paper in its many mills. The most notable of these was the Bird Company, which comprised a large complex on the river in East Walpole. After the company ceased operations at the site in 1980, most of the buildings were razed over the years; a housing development now occupies a large portion of the old mill site and only a few remnants of the area’s former use are still evident. The Neponset River was also used for transport between the close towns of Sharon, Foxborough and Medfield. It was also used as a water supply and for water power. The Norfolk County railroad also connected the town. It was also part of a railroad network that connected Walpole to Boston and New York City. Many churches were formed in Walpole at this time, including Trinitarian, Unitarian and Methodist ones: Union Congregational Church est. 1877, etc.

Walpole has many parks and athletic fields, which are mostly active during the spring and summer months due to the cold winter climate of Walpole and the surrounding area. Francis William Bird Park is located in Walpole. It is an 89-acre (360,000 m2) landscaped park, owned and maintained by The Trustees of Reservations. Over three miles (5 km) of walking and biking paths wind through the park, traversing streams across old granite bridges and passing through rolling, grassy meadows punctuated with mature shade trees, tree groves, and ponds.

Facilities at the park include bike racks, benches, trash receptacles, public restroom (open seasonally), a “tot lot” with children’s play equipment, four tennis courts, a basketball backboard, and an outdoor stage.

Bird Park was created and endowed in 1925 by local industrialist Charles Sumner Bird, Sr. and his wife Anna in memory of their eldest son, Francis William Bird who had died seven years earlier in the influenza epidemic of 1918. Landscape architect and town planner John Nolen designed the park. A social reformer, Nolen believed that parks were critical to the health of urban residents and should be designed to provide a place of respite and relaxation in nature. In his original design plan, Nolen wrote that this park should be

“…a sequestered breathing place in the heart of East Walpole…a combination of broad, sun-swept meadow lands, speckled with shadowed glades, higher tree-screened knolls for the lover of shade, the whole set to the music of a babbling stream.”

For most of its history, the park was owned and maintained by the Francis William Park Trust. By the later decades of the 20th century, parts of the park suffered badly from vandalism and neglect. The Trustees of Reservations gained possession of this property in 2002. Today the park is in excellent condition and several young ornamental trees such as Cherry and Japanese Maple have been added to the landscape, as have flower beds.

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EAST WALPOLE SERVICES

LOCAL MOVING

We provide exceptional local moving services for residents in the Greater Boston Area.

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LOCAL MOVES

LOCAL MOVES

All moves less than 35 miles from origin to final delivery address are considered local and based on hourly rate with 3-hour minimum charge and 15 minute increment charge policy. We service local moves in Boston. Hourly rates vary depending on a crew size and calendar date (check our pricing page). There is an additional equipment fee that includes a fully equipped truck (if required) with dollies, tools, moving pads and equipment in order to protect your furniture.

Local South Carolina Moves

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How local moves are charged:

Move time starts once movers arrive at your origin address and ends when movers finish unloading at the destination address.

{{basicsettings.company_name}} Movers reserve the right:

  • To choose the number of movers needed for each job, depending on our current schedule, availability, weather conditions etc., while meeting the expectations of the customer.
  • To send additional men and/or truck, if we anticipate your job will require additional time or services.

**Additional charges will apply accordingly (check our pricing page). Please note, that additional movers will not significantly change your final bill, as the move itself proceeds more efficiently with additional movers.

Example (2 Bedroom Apartment with Living Room):

2 movers x 4-5 hrs. (@$90/hr.) = $360 – $450

3 movers x 3-3.5 hrs. (@135/hr.) = $405-$472

4 movers x 2.25-2.75 hrs. (@$180/hr.) = 405-$495

MOVE REQUEST

To book a move with a {{basicsettings.company_name}}Certified Move Team please follow these steps:

​Step 1: ​ Get a quick estimate on our website. This step takes less than 30 seconds and gets you in our system, while providing you with an estimate. Estimates are based on database averages for generally similar moves. (For 3+ Bedroom moves we recommend a complimentary in-home consultation. Please contact our Client Care Manager to schedule your consultation at 8{{basicsettings.company_phone}}).

Step 2: Or you may submit a completed request, so that we can provide you with a more accurate estimate and check our availability for your move. We strive to send out all estimates within 24 hours and inform you if your requested move date is available. Please expect an additional day for all weekend requests.

Step 3: You will now have an option to confirm your request. To book a move with {{basicsettings.company_name}} Movers you will receive a confirmation email from our office. This email is important because it’s  proof of your reservation with us. The confirmation email will also provide you with important information regarding your move and {{basicsettings.company_name}} policies. Our main purpose is providing you with exceptional customer service. Providing you with as many options as you need and forming the best plan for success on your move day.

What does your move start time mean?

If you have scheduled a morning appointment for 9am or 10am then your moving crew should arrive at the scheduled time (sometimes they are a few minutes early or late depending on weather or traffic). You will receive a phone call from your Crew Leader once they are 15 minutes from your origin location.

The most common reason for additional time to estimated hours is, incomplete information provided by a customer.

Your confirmation email asks you double check your inventory list and let us know if there are any changes, 3 days prior to your move. We also need to know if any item(s) require significant disassembly, fitness equipment, executive desks, entertainment centers, etc.

If {{basicsettings.company_name}} movers arrive to a move and find they are now being asked to move 4 extra pieces of furniture and 15 additional boxes, this will not only add to the time needed, but can also add to the number of trucks needed for a move. If a wall unit has dozens of pieces of hardware and requires 40 minutes of disassembly, the movers will fall behind schedule. Every extra item or service takes time, and while we are happy to assist you with whatever you need, we do ask that you provide us with that information beforehand, so we can provide you with the service you deserve.

PAYMENT METHODS

For local moves, you must pay in full at completion of your job. Unless otherwise arranged, payment for labor only, local and long distance moves is due in full at the end of the job by cash or check. We accept Credit Card Payments (VISA/MC/DISCOVER/AMEX) for any move less than $2,500.

LABOR ONLY SERVICES.

We can provide all the moving labor necessary to load or unload your moving truck or storage container. Whether you rent a U-Haul, Penske, Ryder, Enterprise, or Budget, or chose one of the many container services, you can still enjoy a professional move. Bell Air Moving Certified Move Teams will meet you and load or unload your truck or container. Even though you do not need a moving truck for your service, we send our crews in a truck. Our moving trucks are not only the source of transportation for our team, but they are fully equipped with all the necessary tools and equipment, movers need to provide professional service without delays. Our trucks are equipped with several sizes of boxes, tape, shrink-wrap, ratchet straps, dollies, of course, all the necessary tools, required for disassembly of any furniture. We come prepared for any service you may need.

IN HOUSE MOVES

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LONG DISTANCE MOVING

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PACKING SERVICES

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STORAGE

Full storage service you can trust. Whether you need short or long term storage, we have an option to meet your needs.

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