Cook’s of Cranleigh Acquired by the Bourne Family
Local Removals and Storage company, Cooks of Cranleigh, has been purchased by the Bourne family. The new owners plan to retain Cook’s of Cranleigh’s separate identity and continue with business as usual following the friendly takeover as a result of the Cook family wishing to retire.
The new owners plan to retain Cook’s of Cranleigh’s separate identity and continue with business as usual following the friendly takeover as a result of the Cook family wishing to retire.
All staff will be staying with the company and the new owners look forward to working with a highly skilled and experienced team in taking the business forward with support from the Bournes group management team.
The Bourne family, also own Bournes and Turks removals who offer local moving services in the Kent, East Sussex and London areas. Bournes International removals also provide specialist Overseas and European removals and storage services.
Both Cook’s of Cranleigh and Bournes are active members of the British Association of Removers and the acquisition maintains the family owned, personal service ethos whilst increasing the capacity and coverage of the Bournes group into the Surrey and South West London Markets as well as providing Cook’s of Cranleigh the ability to offer its clients expert International and European removals services.
Cook’s of Cranleigh was established in 1945 and has built a strong reputation as a family company offering personal, professional, high quality services in the local removals market. With 10 vehicles and an expert team of 20 crew Cook’s of Cranleigh undertake over 1200 removals a year and also provide secure, containerised storage.
General Manager and Director of the Bournes Group, Wesley Bourne says “Cook’s of Cranleigh have a great local reputation and we saw a great fit with the rest of our domestic moving business - family run companies offering personal service - and believe as a group we can continue to provide the best in local moving as well as offering some excellent new services to Cook’s customers. We look forward to working with the team to develop and continue this well respected name into the future.”
Kirsty Parsons – Marketing Developer
About Cooks of Cranleigh:
Established in 1945 Cook’s of Cranleigh is a full service local, domestic Removals and Storage company predominantly serving the Surrey and South West London area.
With its fleet of 10 vehicles and 20 full time, experienced and highly skilled staff Cook’s of Cranleigh undertake approximately 1200 moves per year in the UK and will be extending its service offerings to the European and International customer through the specialist services of sister company Bournes Removals, part of the UniGroup Worldwide UTS network.
Cook’s also offer secure, containerised storage at their Cranleigh depository for 650 wooden containers and now as part of the T.Bourne and Son Ltd group have access to storage capacity in Kent and Sussex.
Cook’s of Cranleigh are a member of the UK removal industry’s professional body - the British Association of Removers.
About the T.Bourne & Son Ltd Group of Companies:
The T.Bourne & Son Ltd Group of Companies includes:
Bournes Removals – Local domestic moving company serving the Kent, East Sussex and London Areas. European and International departments providing global removals and storage services. Member of the UniGroup Worldwide UTS global movers network – www.bournesremovals.co.uk
Turks Removals – Local domestic moving company serving the Kent Area – www.turksmoving.co.uk
Cook’s of Cranleigh – Local domestic moving company serving the Surrey and South West London Areas - www.cooksremovals.co.uk
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