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Bowen Island Movers – Ferguson Moving & Storage

If you are looking to move homes in the Bowen Island area, Ferguson Moving & Storage is the perfect match for you! We have been servicing homes and households of the Howe Sound and Greater Vancouver area since 1916. One of our everyday services is to move families and households from and to Bowen Island.

Our professionally trained movers serve the entire Bowen Island area, including Bowen Island and Vancouver or Bowen Island and the Sunshine Coast . And for long distance moves, we provide both trans-Canadian and international movers service. We specialize in piano moving so you won’t have to worry about safely transporting it. Safety is guaranteed when moving with Ferguson Moving!

Please call us at 604 922-2212 or toll free at 1 866 488-2212 for your fee moving estimate or, for your convenience, fill out our online form and request an estimate for your Bowen Island move.

Why choose Ferguson Moving & Storage for moving your Bowen Island home

We are:

  • Insured quality movers servicing Bowen Island
  • Family owned and operated Since 1916
  • Moving crew of well trained, uniformed and professional employees
  • BBB A+ accredited moving company
  • Featured movers on Homestars.com as best movers 2010,2011,2012,2013
  • Full-service moving options include packaging and private secure storage
  • High value items and office moving

For a FREE quote, please contact Ferguson Moving and Storage as your Bowen Island movers today. Ferguson Moving & Storage is here to assist you every step of the way! Call us at 604 922-2212 or toll free at  1 866 488-2212.

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.

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

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.

YESTERDAY 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
(06/11)
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BOWEN ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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
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BOWEN ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA
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.

WELCOME WAGON
Welcome Wagon is a free service to help you get acquainted with y our new community by
providing valuable information about your new area and gifts from local merchants.

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