David Gilkes & Sons Ltd

Unit 2 Dunchurch Trading Estate, London Road
Rugby
Warwickshire
CV23 9LN

Removers - Removals Companies

Listed under:  Removers / Removal Companies
100% recommended   Rating David Gilkes & Sons Ltd 9.7/100
211 reviews since 2015
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Overall Rating
9.7 /10 Overall Rating 9.7/10
Based on 211 reviews since 2015
 
 
 
Sales & Support 9.7/10 Sales & Support Rating 9.7
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand

 
Packing & Handling 9.7/10 Packing & Handling Rating 9.7
The firm took care in packing and handling our property

 
Collection & delivery 9.7/10 Collection & delivery Rating 9.7
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed

 
Service 9.9/10 Service Rating 9.9
The staff were presentable punctual and polite

 
Value 9.6/10 Value Rating 9.6
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved

 
 
 
Recent Reviews 
 
" Very professional and friendly service. The team took great care with my belongings and packaged them very well. Service comes at a premium but considering the level of service delivered I would highl...."   more
 
" My family and I have used David Gilkes Removals on numerous occasions over the years. Their service is outstanding, from Jill, Kate and Tabitha in the office dealing with the quotes, paperwork and or...."   more
 
" Cannot recommend David Gilkes & Sons highly enough, from the initial quote, contact with the office staff through to the actual move. We had the full packing service and then all of our belongings wen...."   more
 
" The office staff were polite and helpful, and the removals men were superb.everything was done as specified and when. Very efficient, polite, and professional. Couldnít wish fir a better team."   more
 
 
About Us


We provide both domestic and commercial customers with an efficient, professional and trustworthy relocation service. We provide removal services nationwide providing full and part packing services, crate hire for commercial moves and some domestic moves too, boxes and other packing materials. We are part of the Simply shredding group and cover both Rugby and Daventry areas. We can supply a shredding service from as little as one bag to hundreds of boxes/bags, wheelie bins and consoles, depending on your requirements.
We do pride ourselves on a stress-free service, having the latest equipment, vehicle trackers, trained and uniformed staff, livered vans, insurance cover and the knowledge and experience we can offer, together with excellent customer service, we have a reputation for our caring and friendly approach.
     
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Review 23 May 2021
Recommended by customer in W138
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I have known this business: Under 1 year 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 8/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Removal from 3 bed detached house to storage

"Very professional and friendly service. The team took great care with my belongings and packaged them very well. Service comes at a premium but considering the level of service delivered I would highly recommend."
 
 
Team:
Ian and Chris
 
 
 


Review 11 May 2021
Recommended by customer in CV8
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Relocation from Warwickshire to Merseyside, which required my furniture including an upright piano, going into storage.
 
Cost: £1500
 

"My family and I have used David Gilkes Removals on numerous occasions over the years.
Their service is outstanding, from Jill, Kate and Tabitha in the office dealing with the quotes, paperwork and organising everything impeccably.
On the moving days, the team arrived on the dot, and made the whole experience virtually stress free! Polite, hardworking, nothing is to much trouble and they only left when they were satisfied there was nothing left to help me with.
Can't praise them highly enough and wouldn't hesitate to recommend them (and have done on numerous occasions) if you want the best, look no further, you won't be disappointed."
 
 
Team:
All of them!
 
 
 


Review 8 May 2021
Recommended by customer in EX39
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Moved from Warwickshire to Devon and furniture was in storage for 7 weeks, including my husbands beloved BMW 1200 RS.

"Cannot recommend David Gilkes & Sons highly enough, from the initial quote, contact with the office staff through to the actual move. We had the full packing service and then all of our belongings went into storage, whilst we moved to Devon and waited to complete on our forever home. We had some delays whilst waiting to complete and David Gilkes & Sons were so accommodating. Seven weeks later our furniture was delivered to us in Devon. Again, the guys were so very helpful and friendly."
 
 
Team:
Kate, Tabitha, Jill, Ian, Chris & Matt
 
 
 


Review 7 May 2021
Recommended by customer in CV5
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 8/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
3 bedroom house move from Coventry to moray, Scotland, 500 miles. The job took two days but Wilkes were superb.

"The office staff were polite and helpful, and the removals men were superb.everything was done as specified and when. Very efficient, polite, and professional. Couldnít wish fir a better team."
 
 
 
 


Review 4 May 2021
Recommended by customer in CV47
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Experienced 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
DG provided with all packing and boxing materials. Packaging and organising done by us, David Gilkes did the physical move.

"Could not have been in better hands, the team on day 1 were fast, helpful and knew exactly what they were doing. On Day 2, the team again, were organised and so efficient and checked everything was where we wanted it after. Moving. house is so stressful, just having a team to help dismantle, and rebuild home furniture and do the move makes a huge difference.
Also worth mentioning the assessment was done virtually via video call, there were many follow up calls and the admin team were absolutely great and so fast at responding to questions.
Would highly recommend David Gilkes to anyone considering moving."
 
 
Team:
Kate, Tabitha, (APologies I do not recall the whole teams names from removal days
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We are so pleased that you are happy with the service provided and wish you all the best in your new home.
 


Review 29 Apr 2021
Recommended by customer in CV35

 I'm: Male 

 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 9/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 9/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 9/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 9/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 9/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Had to arrange removal in less than a week!
 
Cost: £1400
 

"Very satisfactory. They worked well and efficiently. Very friendly. Would definitely recommend them"
 
 
 
 


Review 7 Apr 2021
Recommended by customer in CV22
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
 
Cost: £800
 

"move went well 2 Paul's were brilliant. We were late collecting the keys and we had a phone call from the office to say that back up was arriving and we were sorted in an hour good work from the team would definitely recommend your company to any one..

Brilliant team"
 
 
Team:
2 Paul's
 
 
 


Review 7 Apr 2021
Recommended by customer in CV34
 My Age: up to 29 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 8/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Move from one address to another partly via store including full packing service.
 
Cost: £2200
 

"Excellent support from the sales team to accommodate a late changes to the dates and worked hard to find a way to accommodate us in what was a very busy period for them.

The packing and moving team were all very efficient and very friendly all packing and moving days went perfectly smoothly. All items were well packed well and so far we have unpacked almost all of the fragile items with no breakages."
 
 
Team:
Kate, Tabitha, Jill
 
 
 


Review 6 Apr 2021
Recommended by customer in B37
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I have known this business: 1 - 5 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Goods out of storage to one bed flat with no parking outside. So a bit of a tedious job.

"Guys arrived on time and cheerfully moved an twice at neighbours request to move cars. They were very reassuring. I was very impressed with the way everything was packed, especially my lovely light blue sofa which was completely wrapped and lovingly carried in without it touching anything! Guys were friendly and hard working. The whole operation went very well. They even put my clothes in the wardrobe and assembled my wooden bed."
 
 
Team:
Canít remember sorry.check rosta
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for your review. We are very pleased to hear that you were happy with the service provided.

We have passed on your kind comments to our two removers (Dean and Mick).

All the best for the future,

Team Gilkes
 


Review 1 Apr 2021
Recommended by customer in SN13
 My Age: 60 - 69 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 9/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 8/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
 
Cost: £2400
 

"Excellent, stress free from beginning to end. Called Gilles removals from a recommendation at short notice and they were able to accommodate us, even moving their schedule to ensure two consecutive days. Packing on day one went smoothly; staff very friendly and helpful; items packed and some loaded. Moving day was again carried out with same good humour and efficiency. Van arrived at new property before keys were released and despite later unpacking, the men were always on hand to carry and put items in place. Office staff empowered excellent, very helpful and informative. Would use this firm again.

Excellent throughout. Mad a very stressful and fraught experience much more manageable. Both the office staff and the removals men had very good people skills, knew their jobs and worked effectively to make the move a success. Great teamwork!"
 
 
Team:
Jill, Tabitha, Dean, Dave + 1
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review. We are extremely pleased to hear that you are happy with the service provided.

All the best for the future,

Team Gilkes
 


Review 31 Mar 2021
Recommended by customer in CV8

 I'm: Male 

 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 

"This company was very professional and the guys on my job were friendly and polite, NO damage to any of my storage items. Jill is very organised at the helm of this Mega ship, I will not hesitate to use GILKES in the future. EXCELLENT removals and storage company. WELL DONE 🌟🌟🌟

Personally I can not fault Gilkes Removals, this occasion was my 6th house move, and DEFFINATELY the best so far."
 
 
 
   Business Reply:

This is wonderful news. We are thrilled that you were pleased with the service provided.
All the best to you in your new home.

Team Gilkes
 


Review 19 Mar 2021
Recommended by customer in Cv83
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Beginner 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Move from one property to another

"Excellent level of service - canít be beaten!"
 
 
Team:
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   Business Reply:

Thank you for your kind words.

'Can't be beaten' is certainly an accolade!

All the best for the future,

Team Gilkes.
 


Review 19 Mar 2021
Recommended by customer in CV21

 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 9/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Full house removal Self packed

"Perfect service
The 2 lads who moved me were professional and had genuine respect for my property
I really could not fault the service and would without hesitation recommend them. I was recommended them by a friend and glad i did.
Well worth every penny spent"
 
 
Team:
Steve and Pete
 
 
 


Review 24 Feb 2021
Recommended by customer in B93
 My Age: 30 - 39 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Below Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 9/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 9/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 9/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Residential move from a 4 bed 3 storey terrace to a detached house in Knowle.
 
Cost: £2200
 

"David Gilkes were fantastic. They communicated excellently throughout and were flexible and accommodating to our needs and the changing timescale considering COVID restrictions. Their cancellation waiver allowed us to work together to find the right time to move and saved us a fair amount. All the guys were friendly, polite and professionals at their work. I was thoroughly impressed and couldnít recommend them highly enough. The NHS discount was an added bonus. Thank you!"
 
 
Team:
Kate, Jill
 
 
 


Review 23 Feb 2021
Not Recommended by customer in CV47
 My Age: 70 + 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 5/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 0/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 3/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 7/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 6/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Moved from a 4 bed to a 5 bed 7 miles away Dec 2020.
 
Cost: £1400
 

"Guys were polite and hard working. However they had a job cramming all our goods into the vehicles. Unfortunately some goods went missing in transit. This was reported to the company but they havenít resolved it. We took out extra insurance but they said it didnít cover missing items. Donít know if I could recommend them after this."
 
 
 
 


Review 22 Feb 2021
Recommended by customer in Ox15
 My Age: 40 - 49 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Move from a large five bedroom house with plenty of outbuildings to a smaller four bedroom house. Service included packing as well as removing items into storage plus the move itself. All took place over three days.
 
Cost: £3300
 

"Right from the off, the David Gilkes team were great. The survey was done virtually in light of Covid and Kate was very professional, clear and took an accurate note of what was required. We received our quote promptly with services and comments clearly made and itemised where relevant. Following booking, Gill in the office was really helpful in clarifying the plan and was very understanding regarding my request for Covid tests for all concerned. The move itself was made incredibly easy. All the packing and removals team were highly professional and exceptionally polite. The packing was done with great care and attention to detail with items labelled clearly so we could identify where they needed to go. The team were careful with our belongings when moving and were happy to reposition items when requested as well as making a final (unscheduled) trip to the storage container. I canít rate the individuals within the team highly enough And would highly recommend David Gilkes - a first class service."
 
 
Team:
Kate, Gill, Pete and Paul spring to mind but it was all the removals team who deserve a mention.
 
 
 


Review 17 Feb 2021
Recommended by customer in cv21
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Female 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
a move from a ground floor flat to a top floor flat, requiring the use of the lift, and being sensitive to the residents'' needs
 
Cost: £650
 

"Superb. friendly guys, on time, efficient, hardworking, stress free move"
 
 
 
   Business Reply:

Hi Claire

Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased that you were happy with our service.

Would you mind if we used your review, anonymously, for our facebook page please?

Kind regards
Team Gilkes
 


Review 17 Feb 2021
Recommended by customer in CV10
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Above Average 
 I haven't used this business before 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 9/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 

"The whole experience was first class, right from the start of just calling up for a quote, Tabitha was so helpful and accommodating, sorting out moving dates and packing dates was effortless, and then the packing and moving team were so friendly and helpful, it made the whole moving experience a lot easier.
I would strongly recommend David Gilkes to anyone."
 
 
Team:
Tabitha, Kate, Pete, and 7 of your packing and moving team
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for your great review. We are so pleased that you were happy with the service we provided.

Would you mind if we share your comments(anonymously) on our facebook page please?

Wishing you all the happiness in your new home

Team Gilkes
 


Review 17 Feb 2021
Recommended by customer in CV32
 My Age: 50 - 59 
 I'm: Male 
 My level of experience of similar services: Average 
 I have known this business: Over 10 years 
 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
Kilsby to Leamington Spa

"Absolutely first class! The team could not have been more helpful and obliging considering we did not get our keys until late afternoon. Great service from start to finish"
 
 
Team:
Kate, Tabitha and Jill in office and the guys on the day
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for your positive review.

We are so pleased that you are happy with the service we provided.

Please may we have your permission to, anonymously, share your review on our facebook page?

All the best
Team Gilkes
 


Review 15 Jan 2021
Recommended by customer in CV22

 I'm: Male 

 
 
Satisfaction Ratings
 
Sales & Support 10/10
The advice and information was helpful and all correspondence was easy to understand
Packing & Handling 10/10
The firm took care in packing and handling our property
Collection & delivery 10/10
Our property was collected and delivered as agreed
Service 10/10
The staff were presentable punctual and polite
Value 10/10
The firm\'s charges are reasonable for the work involved
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Customer Review
 
The move was reasonably local, but the company are so efficient that it saves a lot of worry and hassle to use them.

"It was really easy. The two gentlemen who did the removal were quick and efficient and put everything where we asked. I have used David Gilkes before and would use again - every time!"
 
 
 
   Business Reply:

Thank you for your feedback, we are pleased that you would use us again!
Team Gilkes
 

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