We lift your expectations!

Here at Ferguson Moving & Storage, we totally get that moving is overwhelming. As Bowen Island Movers have the solutions you need.

For more than 97 years, we have been asked to come into homes like yours for the purpose of moving peoples treasured furniture and other belongings. We think you deserve the highest level of moving service to the Bowen Island area. That is why we act like a concierge for your move. We assign every move with a single point of contact from beginning to end. Our personalized service in moving means you won’t have to meet our entire office staff, just one single caring manager that will look after your moving needs. Our mission is to make sure you are looked after before during and after moving day.

We really do want to make sure you are moved with the uttermost care. That’s why we offer the highest quality movers, packing materials and customer care. We blanket wrap your furniture in your home before it moves. So you can see us caring.

We’ll pack up & move your finest electronics

Need audio/video disconnection service? Perhaps you need you your Plasma TV packed because you didn’t keep the original TV Box. We offer customized packing and watch out for even the finer details.

We know your neighbourhood.

We’ve been moving BC residents for nearly 100 years. So we won’t have any trouble navigating to your old home or your new one. Not ready to move in yet? Ask us about our storage container options!

Buildings managers love us and so will your new Bowen Island neighbours.

We’ll take care to protect your building’s entrance floors and work with your building managers to make sure elevators are padded and locked before the movers even arrive.

We know how to work fast and move your items carefully.

We have the only training facility for moving companies that shows our crews how to disassemble and reassemble furniture that doesn’t fit out the doors. Plus, we have access to specialty companies to service universal gyms, pool tables and more.

This is all part of your guaranteed flat moving quote.

All the above services are genuinely included in your flat rate moving price. Your professional move manager will access everything before quoting your move. We never have hidden fees and you can count on it.

 

Below are more services we offer at Ferguson Moving & Storage:

• Packing and Unpacking Moving Tips- We’re probably the only people you now know in Bowen Island who actually enjoy packing and unpacking services.

Ferguson Moving & Storage in Vancouver has partnered with FROGBOX to make your move less stressful on you and the planet. Book your move with Ferguson today and we’ll include 20 FREE FROGBOX moving boxes at no charge.

Moving Cleaning Service- Ferguson Movers help take the moving strains and stress off you by providing you with their professional cleaning service. Ferguson Movers will leave your house smelling fresh and clean for the new residents, ultimately leaving you with more time and energy to unpack and settle in your new home.
We have made a handy moving cleaning checklist that you can print off if you want to clean yourself after the movers are gone or we offer a flat rate cleaning serviceto clean your home or just a few rooms using the same cleaning checklist.

Click here for additional FAQ’s and information about our Bowen Island moving services.

 

A BRIEF HISTORY AND HELPFUL CONTACT INFORMATION FOR BOWEN ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA

As Bowen Island Movers, Ferguson Moving and Storage is committed to giving you the best
information for helping you move to or within Bowen Island.

We hope you will find the following information useful.

Bowen Island is separated from the Vancouver Lower Mainland by the Howe Sound, a quick 20-minute
ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay. Bowen Island is approximately 25 km northwest of Vancouver. The
island is 6 km wide and 12 km long.

Bowen Island has a population of approximately 3,551.

YESERDAY AND TODAY

Bowen Island was originally inhabited by the Squamish First Nations, as a fishing and hunting
ground. The First English settler, Williams Eaton arrived in 1874 and claimed 160 acres of land.
The Island was officially named in 1860 after Rear-Admiral James Bowen, of the HMS Queen Charlotte.
Today, over 1/3 of Bowen Island is crown land and 650 acres is parkland. The area is home to
numerous wildlife such as eagles, herons, deer, mink and otters. Bowen Island also offers many
recreational activities such as hiking, swimming, sailing and many wilderness trails.

Snugs Cove is the “downtown” of Bowen Island with stores, restaurants and Bed and Breakfasts.
Stroll along the boardwalk and visit the Sunday Market during the summer months. Snugs Cove is
also the starting point of a walking trail that leads to Killarney Lake, a popular community park.

MEDIA

One of the best ways to learn about your new community is to subscribe to the local newspaper.
Many publishers will mail their newspaper to you, even before you move. For more information, please
contact:

“Bowen Island Undercurrent”
Government Road
PO Box 130
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0
(604) 947-2442

RECREATION

For information about facilities, clubs and sports leagues in your area, please contact:
Parks and Recreation ……………………………………. (604) 947-2216
Bowen Island Public Library ………………………… (604) 947-9788
Youth Centre ………………………………………………. (604) 947-2717

EDUCATION

For information regarding curriculum and enrollment procedures, please contact:
School District #45 (West Vancouver)
1075 – 21 St. West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A9
(604) 981-1000 www.sd45.bc.ca

PUBLIC SERVICES

Cable TV: Shaw Cable ………………………………………………………….. (604) 629-8888
Website ……………………………………………………………………. www.shaw.ca

Hydro: B.C. Hydro …………………………………………………………… 1-800-224-9376
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.bchydro.com

Gas: Terasen Gas ………………………………………………………… 1-888-224-2710
Website …………………………………………………………….. www.terasen.com

Garbage: Collection Inquiries-Bowen Waste Services …………….. (604) 947-2255

Recycling: Recycling Depot ……………………………………………………. (604) 947-9859

Water: Public Works ………………………………………………………… (604) 947-4255

Telephone: Telus (outside BC) ………………………………………………… 1-888-811-2323
Telus (within BC) ……………………………………………………………. 310-2255
Website …………………………………………………………………. www.telus.com

The telephone area code for Bowen Island is 604.

MEDICAL SERVICES

A list of names and addresses of physicians currently accepting new patients is available from:

Lions Gate Hospital
231 East 15th St. E. North Vancouver, BC V7L 2L7
(604) 988-3131
www.vch.ca

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS

*Please confirm these emergency numbers when you arrive in your new community.
AMBULANCE …………………………………………… 911
FIRE ………………………………………………………….. 911
POLICE …………………………………………………….. 911

TRANSPORTATION

Driver and Vehicle Licencing-ICBC ……………… 1-800-950-1498
BC Ferries ………………………………………………….. 1-888-223-3779
Bowen Island Community Transit …………………. (604) 947-0229

OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION

The Chamber of Commerce is the best source of information about your new community. Many of these
groups have booklets and brochures full of local facts. Please contact:

Bowen Island Chamber of Commerce
432 Cardena Rd.
PO Box 199
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0
(604) 947-9024 www.bowenchamber.com

For other information on your new community, including brochures and area maps, contact:

Bowen Island Municipality
981 Artisan Lane
PO Box 279
Bowen Island, BC V0N 1G0
(604) 947-4255

For more information about Bowen Island, visit their website at www.bimbc.ca.

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