Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!
We feel it is important that you know exactly what your moving costs will be upfront with no nasty surprises.
Our surveyor will conduct a detailed pre-move survey to ascertain the volume of effects being moved.
The surveyor will either visit your home or conduct a video survey and note any items you want to transfer.
There will also be an opportunity to discuss any special requirements or questions you may have.
Once the consultation has been carried out, a free no obligation written quotation will follow within 48 hours.
Our quotation will outline exactly what is covered, as per your instructions and a price.
If you are not quite at the stage of wanting to receive a home visit you can still take advantage of our Guesstimate tool.
Just complete the quick estimate form on our website to get an approximate idea of the costs involved.
Having been specialists in removals for so long, we can assure you that there is nothing we have not moved before.
You can rest assured that your personal belongings will be well protected and safe throughout the transportation process.
When you choose the option of a full packing service, everything will be wrapped, packed and listed on a detailed inventory before being loaded onto the vehicle.
A copy of the inventory will follow shortly after.
4 Moving & Storage
White & Company is also able to provide flexible storage solutions for all your needs.
Whether that be storage while you have building works carried out on your new home or while you live in rented accommodation for a period of time.
Whatever your storage needs may be we can help. We offer a range of different sized units with competitive prices, easy access in safe, dry and secure personally dedicated storage containers.
Removals to Aberdeen
Are you looking to relocate to Aberdeen? Moving home is not something we do on a regular basis with there often being a few years between each move.
As such, we can often lose sight of the number of belongings we accumulate on the way and come time to relocate there is lots to organise.
This is where enlisting the services of a reliable removals company is crucial. White & Company are a family owned business with over 145 years’ servicing the Aberdeen community.
We offer a tailor made, reliable and professional service at a competitive price. Our trained crews have tackled all sorts of challenges and can wrap, pack and transport your personal belongings with minimum fuss and delay.
Should you require it, White & Company can offer storage of some or all of your effects also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Aberdeen. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway don’t hesitate to give us a call today for a free home survey and quotation.
About White & Company
White & Company has 19 branches located across the UK from the Channel Islands to Scotland and a network of industry partners.
This extensive relocation network allows us to provide the perfect removal solutions no matter where you’re moving.
Through hard work, commitment and excellent service, we are now one of the industry’s largest removal companies. We have 250 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Our Mission Statement
“To continue the traditions founded in 1871 by providing the quality expected by our clients; backed up by superb packing materials, highly trained crews, effective management and a genuine commitment to customer care and the environment.”
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
Why Move to Aberdeen?
A beautiful compact city, Aberdeen is located on the east coast of Scotland and is the largest seaport in north east Scotland. The city has been voted for on numerous occasions as one of the most liveable cities in Great Britain where you can still afford to buy a home.
Aberdeen is known by several nicknames; “Grey City” or “Granite City” thanks to locally quarried grey granite.
Much of the city is built with the locally sources material which sparkles like silver because of its high mica content.
In the mid-18th to mid-20th centuries, many of Aberdeen’s buildings incorporated the use of its granite and still stand today, lending the city its nicknames.
Since the discovery of North Sea oil in the 1970s, Aberdeen has become known as the offshore oil capital of Europe, ranked in the world’s top five energy cities. It enjoys a prosperous economy and has thus evolved into one of the country’s leading business hubs.
For those with the right skills, work is not too hard to come by. Of course, the economy is based primarily around the energy industry however, other busy sectors include high technology and electronics.
Tourism related jobs are another area of high employment requiring a large workforce such as chefs, cooks, waiting staff and cleaners.
Travel links in the city are good, with six major roads in and out of the city, the A90 being the main arterial route by road.
Rail connections offer services to Edinburgh in two and a half hours and Dundee in one hour 10 minutes.
Ferries depart regularly to Shetland and Orkney and Dundee Airport serves for domestic and, increasingly, international flights.
Aberdeen is a shoppers’ paradise and you will certainly find plenty to occupy your leisure time.
Head to Union Square in the heart of the city, home to lots of fabulous fashion and lifestyle stores including Apple, Marks & Spencer, Joules, BOSS, Zara, Hollister and MAC. Union Square also boasts a huge selection of vibrant cafés, restaurants and places to grab a snack.
Aberdeen has increasingly become a top destination for relocation. By moving here, you will be charmed by its cosmopolitan population, its amazing architecture and diverse career prospects.
Aberdeen Schools & Education
There is a good selection of schools from nursery through to secondary, with grammar schools also available in Aberdeen. The city currently houses 12 secondary schools and 54 primary schools, all of which are run by the city council.
Two notable primaries in the area include Ashley Road and Mile End Primary Schools. With regards to secondaries, Aberdeen Grammar School (founded in 1257), Harlaw Academy, Cults Academy, and Oldmachar Academy have all been preforming well and places are highly sought after.
The city is also home to two universities, the notable Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen. Aberdeen’s student rate of 11.5% is higher than the national average of 7%, meaning the city certainly has a youthful buzz, adding to its attraction.
From its beautiful coastline to vast expanses of moorland and forests, Aberdeenshire has no lack of exciting activities to immerse yourself in. The city itself has five shopping centres, boutique and local produce shopping outlets as well as many sites of historical interest and impressive architecture.
Some great ideas and inspiration in the area include the Deeside Way, or as it is sometimes called, The Royal Deeside Line.
This is one of the newer cycling and walking trails in Grampian and is suitable for cyclists of all ability and is especially suited to families. 41 miles of track incorporates stopping points and offers stunning views along the way, it is a must visit for those who enjoy the great outdoors.
The Aberdeen Art Gallery, which opened in 1885, is a handsome granite gallery and is one of the best preserved and most charming Victorian galleries in the UK.
Its collection includes examples of Fine and Decorative Art, Maritime History exhibits as well as a record of Aberdeen’s industrial history, mainly focusing on land-based industries; these include the textile, comb and papermaking industries, engineering and the granite industry amongst others. It is a great insight not only into fine art but also the vast history of the surrounding area and is a great homage to Aberdeen.
Aberdeen is also known for its more recreational activity choices, including its annual festivals. Some of Aberdeen’s most well-known festivals include; the Jazz festival, Sound Festival, May Festival and the Look Again Visual Art & design Festival.
As well as these fantastic events, Aberdeenshire also has no less than 55 Golf courses of varying standards and sizes. One of the most famous is the Royal Aberdeen Golf Club.
Founded in 1780 as the Society of Golfers at Aberdeen, it became the Aberdeen Golf Club in 1815. A stunning but challenging course best suited to more experienced golfers, it is a slice of golfing history.
Property Prices in Aberdeen
With affordable housing options, an ample amount of properties for sale and excellent deals to be had, Aberdeen is an incredibly attractive city for first-time buyers.
The average price for property stood at £216,971 in January 2020. This is a rise of 0.27% in the last three months (since October 2019) and an increase of 3.27% over the past 12 months. In terms of property types, flats in Aberdeen sold for an average of £151,594 and terraced houses for £208,477.
There are some very pretty neighbourhoods to choose from. The West End and Ferry Hill is where you will find more expensive homes. Old Aberdeen is highly expensive too and offers property which is priced well over £1,000,000 million.
For more modest budgets a £115,000 will enable you to purchase a two bedroomed apartment in the city centre, ideal for those wanting to be close to work.
For renters, the many oil workers and the city’s two universities make for a lively rental market. You can expect to pay an average rent of £643. Rents range from £452 for a one bedroom flat up to £1760 per month for a five-bedroom detached property.
Stats as per Zoopla – January 2020
Popular Places to Live near Aberdeen
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What Others Say…
Wayne Middleton and Brian Witherford were professional and extremely helpful. Did a brilliant job. Would recommend Whites to anyone. Thanks very much.
Have used this company regularly for 5 years including my time in the armed forces. They are professional and efficient. Will use them again on our next move.
The move went very smoothly and they were very polite.
Â A very smooth move by White and Co. The team worked very hard and were polite, professional and helpful.