Our History

About the founders of U-Move

Mark Ratcliffe

Mark began his career in the Removals industry in 1982 with a second hand shop and single Luton van in Hampden Park, Eastbourne. From there he developed the business to eventually employ 28 full time staff, operating 11 trucks & 4 trailers, two warehouses totalling 26,000 sqft and holding 700 warehouse containers. Mark's passion for the industry is as strong as ever.

Andy Pearson

Andy started his career in the removal industry in 1986 when he joined his local removal company as a porter and packer; learning the business from the ground up. Now in 2016 Andy’s own company Family Movers operates 5 vehicles and employs 8 staff. It has its own containerised storage and training facility. Andy's love of the moving trade is still a driving force.