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 Andover? 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 Andover 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 Andover. 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.
Why Move to Andover
Set in the southern county of Hampshire in the Test Valley through which the river Anton flows, Andover is a charming and lively commuter town. An ancient area which has been inhabited for an extremely long time. Andover’s first mention in history is in 950 when King Edred is recorded as having built a royal hunting lodge there.
It is Andover’s strategic location which has enhanced its importance as historically. It proved to be the perfect place to construct Medieval watermills and secondly as a staging post for travellers between London and Exeter in the 18th century. The busy main High Street is full of wonderful old buildings, many of which were built in the Saxon era, further enhancing the towns attractive appearance.
Year on year the demand for a home in the town and areas surrounding it increases and 2021 has been no exception. With so many workers and companies having embraced the “work from home” ethos it has resulted in creating a huge surge of buyers (particularly families) searching for a new property along with a safer and quieter lifestyle.
Often not the first-place people think of when are planning a move to Hampshire, but Andover offers so much. Easy access to London if required, good value property with an assortment of classic and contemporary homes.
Schools hold their own brilliantly.
A swathe of local state primaries are rated very highly and alternatively there are several independents to choose from as well. To find out more about the rich history of the area visit the Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age in the town centre. In contrast The Lights is a contemporary arts and entertainment venue offering comedy nights, dance, theatre, and music.
To soak up the rural atmosphere of Andover, it is just a short walk or drive just outside the town and you are in the renowned Hampshire countryside.
Schools & Education
The town is served by state, independent and special school education.
There are three state secondaries available. John Hanson Community School, Harrow Way Community School and Winton Community Academy, all “good” reports Ofsted.
Among some of the “outstanding” rated primaries are Clatford Church of England Primary School, Anton Junior School and Balksbury Infant School.
The “outstanding” Wolverdene Special School is a special, state funded junior school for boys and girls which caters for primary-age children who are experiencing social, emotional, and mental health difficulties.
The only further education provider for the town is Andover College. It offers a range of academic and vocational courses to school leavers, adults, employers, and the wider local community.
Previously known as Cricklade College, the College changed its name following a merger with Sparsholt College Hampshire, forming one of the largest colleges in Hampshire.
Things to do in Andover
Andover does very well indeed with regard to entertaining its residents. No matter what your age or interests, there is always something to do.
Wander through the centre of town and you will find all sorts of interesting evidence of Andover’s heritage however, a visit to the Museum of the Iron Age traces the town’s roots over the last 2,800 years.
Thruxton Motorsport Centre is located nearby. Drive your dream car on the UK’s fastest race circuit. The centre has over 35 years’ experience and a huge fleet of supercars, sports cars and racing cars to choose from. A very exciting and atmospheric venue.
The Museum of Army Flying is packed with historic helicopters, aeroplanes, kites and gliders, dioramas, exhibits and displays, all telling the story of “soldiers in the air” from late 19th century balloons to the present day and attack helicopters.
For younger children, Finkley Farm Park is a firm family favourite. There are so many great things to do such as meeting the Rabbits, Goats, Alpacas and Clydesdale Horses. There is a timetable of Hands-on Activities that run all day long as well as a Giant Indoor Play Barn perfect for visits all year round.
The Chantry Centre is the largest shopping centre in the region. Located in a prominent position in the town centre, shoppers flock to enjoy the wonderful selection of 60 stores it provides.
It is true that much of Andover has been redeveloped with work still ongoing at two large sites: The Paddocks, consisting of around 1,200 homes when complete and Saxon Heights, another prestigious development of new properties.
However, there are still plenty of character homes on the market as well as a number of quaint villages dotted around the outskirts of the town offering cottage style properties.
For those looking to invest, you will be interested to know that Andover is known to be much more reasonably priced in the property market compared to neighbouring towns with the average cost of a home currently £344,307.
In terms of property types, flats in Andover sold for an average of £158,190 and terraced houses for £261,839.
Prices are not going to remain low for long as latest statistics have indicated a rise in value during the past year of 4.39%. Stats according to current Zoopla estimates December 2021.
Popular Places to Live Near Andover
- Upper Clatford
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.