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Living In Leicester & Finding A Reliable Removalist

Whether you are moving to the next street, a new town or to another country such as Australia or America, finding the right Leicester removalist is paramount to the day running smoothly.

White & Company have been providing serving Leicester for over 145 years and provide a full removals and storage solution. As founder members of BAR, FIDI & OMNI, White & Company can provide for a local move, anywhere in the UK, to Europe or to an international destination.

Lund-Conlon
Removers & Storers Ltd
Wolseley Road
Kempston
Bedford
MK42 7EF

T: 01234 819 469 call now for a free home survey and quote
E: hq@whiteandcompany.co.uk
www.whiteandcompany.co.uk

Opening Times:
Mon 09:00 – 17:00
Tue 09:00 – 17:00
Wed 09:00 – 17:00
Thu 09:00 – 17:00
Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat 09:00 – 12:00
Sun Closed

The process of finding a good removalist can seem daunting but here are some useful tips on appointing a removals company:

Use an accredited Removalist
There is a whole host of companies ranging from the man with a van, to much larger nationwide removals companies. It is advisable to always choose a company who is a member of BAR (The British Association of Removers).

Choosing a BAR Member will ensure your move goes smoothly and you will have the added peace of mind that comes from using a reputable, professional and safe remover. In the unfortunate event that something goes wrong, you will have someone to turn to. A BAR member is easily recognised by their membership badge, when choosing a removalist, check that they have this badge displayed on their website and all documentation.

 

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Get a written quotation from your removalist
Approach companies that can send a trained professional to your home to provide a consultation in order to assess as accurately as possible the following:

• The volume of goods to be moved.

• The access to the property and to ascertain things like how many flights of stairs there are inside the home etc.

• If there are any particularly difficult items such as antiques, large mirrors, pianos or other things needing special attention.

• How many things you will want to be professionally packed and whether packing materials are required.

Choosing A Leicester Removalist

Once this consultation has been carried out, they will supply a written quotation. This is a fixed price that can’t be changed once accepted by the customer and will hold true even if it means more work than was first anticipated. A quotation should always outline exactly what is covered and anything subject to additional charges, so you will know exactly what the bottom line will be. Once you have your written quotation, make sure that you check it carefully before proceeding.

White & Company can arrange a no obligation home visit during which we will explain the process and provide you with an itemised quote: hq@whiteandcompany.co.uk

Tips on packing before moving day

Ideally you will have decided to get your Leicester removalist to take care of the packing. However, if you decide to pack yourself, here are some helpful tips to ensure everything runs smoothly:

It really helps protect your possessions if you use good quality packing materials. Ideally you should order packing material well in advance, you are likely to need the following:

• Boxes – (aim for a good assortment of sized boxes including some heavy duty boxes and wardrobe boxes).
• Packing tape
• Old newspapers
• Bubble wrap
• Stretch wrap for furniture
• Labels
• Marker pens

White & Company can offer everything you need for self-packing, contact your local branch for more details: hq@whiteandcompany.co.uk

Start the packing process early; it always takes much longer than you think. As a guide, allow two months for larger houses and one month for smaller homes.
Declutter before you pack – there is really no point in moving things you will discard upon arrival at your new home. Now is the time to do a boot fair or sell unwanted items on sites such ebay: www.ebay.co.uk/

Packing

Pack one room at a time, starting with the rooms you least use. Make sure you list what is in each box and label to tell the movers where it should go on arrival. Pack heavy things at the bottom and fragile items on top, using plenty of packing materials. Do not exceed a weight of 13 kilograms per box or you may cause injury when lifting them, remember to pack light items in larger boxes and heavy things in small boxes.

Always pack a box of essentials to take with you in the car; this should include tea, coffee, milk, kettle and mugs. Some snacks, a can opener and some eating utensils. Some basic tools and a first aid kit along with any necessary instruction manuals for the appliances you are moving. It is also wise to carry on your person any medication you may need.

About Leicester

Leicester is an exciting and cosmopolitan city with a proud history stretching back 2000 years. It’s also a very modern city and offers a wide range of activities in the arts, culture, sports and heritage, If you like to shop, the city boasts many boutiques, markets and specialist stores, as well as all the usual high street names. It has a number of shopping centres such as Highcross, Haymarket Shopping Centre and The Lanes at St. Martins Square. If you have an interest in history, the King Richard III Visitor Centre is now open.

Once you have arrived at your new home in Leicester you may find the following information useful:

Schools in Leicester

Stafford Leys Community Primary School www.staffordleys.leics.sch.uk/
Kirby Muxloe Primary School www.kmprimary.leics.sch.uk/
Kingsway Primary School www.kingsway.leics.sch.uk/
Winstanley Community College www.winstanley.leics.sch.uk/

Leisure in Leicester

Braunstone Leisure Centre – https://www.leicester.gov.uk
Evington Leisure Centre – www.leicester.gov.uk
Leicester Leys Leisure Centre – http://www.leicester.gov.uk/leisure-and-culture/sports-and-leisure

Local Vet in Leicester

Bell Brown & Bentley Veterinary Surgeons – http://www.bbbvet.org.uk/
Best Friends Vets – http://www.bestfriendsgroup.com/home/
Companion Care Vets

Local Doctor in Leicester

Merridale Medical Centre – http://www.merridalemedicalcentre.co.uk/
Parker Drive Medical Centre – http://www.drarolkerandpartners.co.uk/
Humberstone Medical Centre – http://www.the-hmc.co.uk/

Local Dentist in Leicester

Smile Essential – http://www.smileessential.co.uk/
Carisbrooke Dental Practice – http://www.carisbrookedental.co.uk/
44 Dental Care – http://www.44dentalcare.co.uk/

If you are moving away from the UK and looking at moving overseas.

When moving overseas, making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm (foreign exchange company). Simply follow the link below to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free no obligation account. White & Company/foreign-exchange

Whether you need to arrange monthly payments to service an overseas mortgage, or wish to protect yourself against exchange rate fluctuations and fix the rate for up to a year, we will be able to suggest the most suitable way to do so. Open your free, no obligation account in as long as it takes to stop for a coffee.

White & Company Have Branches In The Following Locations

Bedford

London
Bournemouth
Dunfermline
Farnborough
Forres,
Guernsey
Harrogate-York
Jersey
Knaresborough
Lancaster
Leeds-Bradford
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Southampton
Telford
Winchester

Opening Times:
Mon 09:00 – 17:00
Tue 09:00 – 17:00
Wed 09:00 – 17:00
Thu 09:00 – 17:00
Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat 09:00 – 12:00
Sun Closed

White & Company are also proud winners of the British Association of Removers  ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists for 2017

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