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 Ashford
Are you looking to relocate to Ashford? 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 Ashford 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 Ashford. 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 Ashford?
- Ashford is the top location for business in Kent
- The High-Speed train, means you can reach London in 37 minutes and
- Paris and Brussels within 2 hours via Eurostar
- A Sought-after town due to its affordability, the great outdoors and
- excellent transport links
- Good schools from nursery through to college
Located on the south-western edge of London, Ashford was originally a small farming and market town in the early 1900s. Today it’s is a notable commuter town.
Being located near to the M25 means easy access to the M3, M4 and M40. Not only do trains run to London Waterloo every 20 minutes with a 37-minute journey time, but Ashford is also a gateway to Europe offering regular departures with Eurostar to France, Amsterdam and Brussels including the French Alps.
The town is a mix of old and new. Historical Georgian and Jacobean houses are situated close to modern chic apartments and new house builds. It is well known that the Kent countryside is some of the most beautiful in England, with Ashford boasting some fantastic scenery.
There are some stunning villages surrounding the town offering pretty post card cottages, country pubs, orchards and vineyards.
With lots of re-development in recent years, Ashford has become a great destination for shopping and leisure. The newly redeveloped County Square Shopping Centre has more than 30 stores.
To bag a great bargain, head to Ashford Designer Outlet, there are over 120 discounted designer brands here, so you will have no problem finding what you want without forking out a fortune.
Ashford is all about the best of everything; good travel connections, plenty of attractions, good schools and the chance to buy a home at a reasonable price!
Things to do in Ashford
Ashford is a borough rich in heritage, both natural and manmade. With 2,395 listed buildings, 42 scheduled monuments, 43 conservation areas, 6 registered parks and gardens, and 2 Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, it boasts the highest amount of combined heritage assets compared with any other borough in Kent.
Housed in a 17th century Grade II listed building, Ashford Borough Museum is located at the Heart of Ashford’s Town Centre, and features exhibits associated with Ashford’s history.
The museum is home to a fantastic model railway which pay homage to Ashford’s historic rail links. To find out more about Ashford Borough Museum visit – www.ashfordmuseum.org.uk
If you are planning a day out, there is plenty to occupy your spare time, why not visit one of the following attractions:
Willesborough Windmill – www.willesboroughwindmill.co.uk
Godinton House and Gardens – www.godintonhouse.co.uk
Ashford Designer Outlet Shopping Centre – www.mcarthurglen.com/uk
Wye National Nature Reserve – https://explorekent.org
Ashford Schools & Education
Regarding education, what Ashford lacks in quantity compared to other larger towns and cities, it makes u[ for in quality.
The town offers a selection of good primaries, many having academic performances of above 85%. Bodsham Church of England Primary School is considered one of the best with a 99% rating and has also been awarded an “outstanding” grade by Ofsted.
Of the four secondaries serving the town, one of the best is Highworth Grammar School. Rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted following its last inspection.
There is also a private independent school, Ashford School on East Hill, which was founded in 1898.
Higher education is catered for by Ashford College. The college offers a good choice of full and part-time qualifications and leisure courses, from vocational BTEC and NVQ Diplomas, access to HE courses, Apprenticeships and Higher Education programmes.
Property Prices in Ashford
Ashford has a mix of different property types from terraced and semi-detached house styles to increasingly new contemporary developments. Within walking distance of the town centre, surviving Georgian and Victorian buildings offer a fascinating glimpse of the original market town.
Young families and working professionals moving to the area will benefit from a more affordable living space and travel times to London. There is a wide range of housing developments being built.
The town also offers the opportunity for rural living which is not too far from convenient amenities and travel links. The villages of Wye, Charing and Tenterden are popular choices.
The average house price is around the £335,000 price range, and given this affordability, makes Ashford an attractive proposition to live.
Average selling prices for flats are currently £163,000, terraces £236,000 and semi-detached £289,000, with detached properties exceeding £502,000.
Stats as per Zoopla January 2020.
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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.