- Electricity, gas and water
Ensure the appropriate meter readings are taken and that disconnections and re-connections are made at the right time.
Arrange for your account to be rendered on moving day and organise the relevant connections with the local telephone companies.
To redirect your mail you should contact the Royal Mail at least one week before moving. TV licences should also be amended, as should pension books, if necessary.
Notify local authorities with regard to your property tax.
Return all relevant books and cards.
Advise all relevant authorities about your change of address.
Your doctor, dentist, the DSS and possibly private health companies and hospital clinics all need to know you are moving.
Don’t forget your contents and motor insurance.
Notify the DVLA, as well as any relevant motoring organisations.
Inform your Inland Revenue Department.
Advise your bank and/or your building society and amend your standing orders and direct debits. Don’t forget to notify the relevant companies, too.
Ensure you advise your new address in writing.
Fill in the change of address section when making your next payment. Remember HP companies, Premium Bonds, shares and football pools, as well.
You should advise all relevant organisations, publishers and mail order companies.
Don’t forget to tell them!