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.
Are you looking to relocate to Aldershot? 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 150 years’ servicing the Aldershot 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 your effects also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Aldershot. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway do not 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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Aldershot
A former Victorian village, Aldershot sits in the pretty county of Hampshire in the borough of Rushmoor. Only established in the middle of the 19th-century the town, which is surrounded by unspoiled heathland countryside, is renowned as being the “Home of the British Army”. In more recent times Aldershot is being seen as an up-and-coming area with many new housing developments being built in place of the old barracks, evolving into a bustling town full of variety.
Aldershot appeals equally to families and commuters, thanks to its great schools and superb transport links. A throwback from its Victorian beginnings means Aldershot also attracts buyers looking for a home with classic period features.
Many residents commute the 50-minute journey into Central London’s Waterloo station to work. This easy travel time enables them to take full advantage of Aldershot’s average property cost of £347,048, an incredible saving of £348,364 when compared to London real estate prices.
Guildford, Reading, Yateley, Woking, and Farnham are easily accessible via the M31, A3, and A 34 A324 whilst Heathrow Airport is the closest airport and is just 20 miles away.
As well as a bustling town centre, the town is also something of a dog walker and jogger’s haven.
Large, green open spaces like Aldershot Park and Manor Park, and the canal paths between Aldershot and Farnborough pose plenty of opportunities for enjoying outside pursuits. Another of Aldershot’s many attributes is its location to the stunning South Downs, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, visited by thousands each year. If you are searching for a home in this part of beautiful Hampshire, it will be difficult to find a town with as many positive attributes as Aldershot possesses.
Schools & Education
As private education costs are for the most part beyond the reach of many people, it has never been more vital to research what schools are available in the area before you choose the house of your dreams.
Aldershot certain provides access to some extremely high-performing schools for all ages.
Among the best schools for younger children are St Michael’s Church of England Controlled Infant School, Wellington Community Primary, and Talavera Junior School, which are both rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
“Outstanding” secondaries include All Hallows Catholic School and The Ridgeway School however there are plenty of “good” rated schools to choose from too.
For further education, The University for the Creative Arts is in neighbouring Farnham and is a specialist institute for the arts, music, theatre, and film.
Aldershot College provides vital trade skills to prepare students for employment within the industry, with courses and apprenticeships in bricklaying, carpentry, electrical installation, and plumbing
Things to do in Aldershot
Aldershot is a very lively place to live in general, and entertainment is never in short supply.
The canal paths which link Aldershot, Farnborough and other towns along the way eventually lead to the River Thames at Weybridge. The towpaths are a wonderfully relaxing place to walk.
Aldershot Military Cemetery is a burial ground for military personnel, a place for quiet contemplation. Property of the Ministry of Defence, there are 690 First World War graves in the cemetery, the earliest bears the date 5th August 1914, and the latest 11th August 1921.
Offering a superb look back into the town’s Army history, Aldershot’s Military Museum and Museum of Military Medicine are interesting places to visit.
Team Sport Indoor Karting and Aldershot Lido are both extremely popular with younger children. Whether you choose the former and race around the excellent tracks, or you choose to ride the flumes and improve your diving off one of the pool’s many boards, each provides a fun-filled experience.
Birdworld is located nearby in Farnham. One of England’s largest bird parks and covers 26 acres. There are approximately 600 birds and plenty of other animals to meet. Home to everything fluffy and furry from guinea pigs and rabbits to goats, sheep , and even reindeer. It has a gift shop, a restaurant, and several kiosks where you can buy ice creams and snacks. A whole day of entertainment.
Open spaces abound. As well as the local parks and gardens, the South Downs National Park considered by many to be the most attractive part of Southeast England, has been designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty since 1966. The South Downs region was awarded National Park status in 2011, making it the newest of the UK’s national parks. A stunning place to visit any time of the year.
Situated on the southern edge of Aldershot Rowhill Nature Reserve covers around 55 acres. The reserve, which is the source of the River Blackwater, is covered by woodland and other habitats which include heathland, meadow, sphagnum bog, ponds, and streams.
A desirable area for students and young professionals, Aldershot will appeal to those looking for cheaper accommodation, in a lively area but offers a reliable and convenient commute to the city.
Hugely popular are the towns Victorian terraces which sell for around £275,000, although much larger Victorian homes sell for closer to the £750,000 mark.
Due to the large student population, a large proportion of homes for sale and rent are flats. You can expect to pay on average £150,000 to purchase a one-bedroom flat and from £700pcm to rent the same.
As the town has increased in popularity, many new properties have been constructed.
According to Zoopla, there are currently three new sites in varying stages of construction by several well-known building companies.
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Statistics as per Zoopla March 2022
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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.