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 Ascot? 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 Ascot 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 Ascot. 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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Ascot
Ascot is Berkshires’ Royal Town which actually consists of three areas – Ascot itself, North Ascot, and South Ascot. The town is very accessible sitting between Bracknell and Virginia Water and just five miles from the M3. The local train station has services which run direct into Waterloo as well as to Reading and Guildford.
Everyone knows that Ascot is known as a world-famous horse race venue, complete with posh frocks fancy hats and more than a few drops of champers. The venue is also a major employer for the area providing jobs to around 100 full time and as many as 6000 temporary staff.
Races aside, Ascot is also home to around 68,000 people too, a warm and lively town with plenty of upmarket shops and fine dining options. As far as entertainment goes, as well as having a top-notch racecourse, Ascot has other notable attractions on its doorstep. Great Windsor Park, Windsor Castle and Wentworth Golf Club are also nearby and all this within an hour of London on the train.
Unfortunately, all these benefits do come at a price with Ascot being the tenth most expensive location in which to buy a home outside of London.
For those who can afford the hefty property prices, Ascot offers a quick escape from the capital. A little haven providing those who live here with leafy suburbs close to the beautiful Berkshire countryside combined with exceptional travel links.
Schools & Education
Schooling in the area is considered exceptional.
Local to Ascot are some of the most prestigious Schools in the country, not a complete surprise seeing as there is so much wealth in the area.
Some of the more eminent schools are Eton College, Wellington College and St. Mary’s but there are other schools with just as much kudos as these.
There is of course plenty to choose from when it comes to private education, popular choices include Heathfield School (an all-girls boarding school) and St. George’s School (a private girl’s senior school, attended by Princess Beatrice of York).
State primary schools also pose some serious contenders. Ascot Heath Primary Cranbourne Primary School and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in nearby Bracknell have all performed well and are rated by Ofsted as “outstanding”.
Older children can attend Charters School, the catchment areas closest secondary. The school has a sixth form and is located in Sunningdale around 3 miles from Ascot, it was rated as “outstanding” following is last inspection.
Things to do in Ascot
There is no doubt that the region surrounding Ascot has some fantastic places to visit.
Attractions for all the family include Windsor Castle, Legoland, Thorpe Park, Virginia Water Lake and Savill Garden.
Ascot racecourse is the centrepiece of the town. It offers racegoers 26 meets over the year. The main event “Royal Ascot” is firmly fixed in the British social calendar. Attended by the Queen and held each June it is arguably the world’s most famous race meeting. Steeped in history dating back to 1711, it attracts over 600,000 visitors annually.
Luxury golf courses are dotted throughout the region. The Royal Ascot Golf Club, the Mill Ride Golf & Country Club and Wentworth host some very prestigious golfing events including the BMW PGA Championships.
Windsor Castle embodies almost 1,000 years of architectural history and is the oldest and largest occupied castle in the world. Open to visitors throughout the year, it is a wonderful opportunity to experience the lavish lifestyles of royals past and present. Packed full of spectacular art and antiques, plus you can wander through grounds and visit the chapel.
Bedgebury National Pinetum is the perfect place to walk, cycle, ride or play in a spectacular world of trees. It is also the home of, Go Ape. This action-packed family attraction is fantastic. Zip wires, rope swings, tree top walkways and much more provide everything you need for an exciting day out.
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Wealthy buyers will and do pay high prices for property in Ascot and there are plenty of upmarket homes to choose from.
Plenty of large, detached homes are clustered around the racecourse and naturally command particularly high prices where it is not the least bit unreasonable to expect to pay upwards from £4,350,000.
Although the average cost to purchase a home in Ascot stands at £875,236 – smashing the National average, prices are still more affordable than nearby Virginia Waters where the average cost to own your own property is currently running at £1,500,000.
For cheaper options head towards the outskirts of town, for £219,500 you can purchase a one-bedroom flat which is within an easy distance to Ascot railway station.
More modestly priced family homes can also be found just off the main London Road. Still close to amenities, you can purchase a three-bedroom detached property here for around £450,000.
According to the current Zoopla estimates – 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.
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