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    Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!

    1 Survey

    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.

    2 Quote

    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.

    3 Packing

    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.

    Moving to Ashington? Get a Quick Quote

    Removals to Ashington

    Are you looking to relocate to Ashington? 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 Ashington 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 Ashington. 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 Ashington?

    Ashington is located in southeast Northumberland, which is a largely urban area adjacent to the wonderful City of Newcastle, known for its buzzing nightlife and cultural attractions.
    Home to a population of approximately 30,000, it its heyday Ashington was considered the centre of the coal mining industry.

    Nowadays plenty of locals work in the larger towns and cities in the region, particularly Newcastle. However, the new Wansbeck General Hospital, on the outskirts of the town also offers plenty of employment opportunities.

    One of the largest towns in Northumberland, Ashington sits in a very favourable locale just 3 miles from the east coast and just a 30-minute drive to the edge of the Northumberland National Park.

    Residents have all the modern conveniences close by such as a good range of shops, a large library, a leisure centre, and access to plenty of its own green spaces.

    The Wansbeck Riverside Country Park, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park at Woodhorn and Riverside Park provide an assortment of peaceful riverside settings and woodlands in which to relax or take walks.

    Being situated near the coast, it is just a short journey to reach several picturesque beaches such as Druridge Bay and Cresswell.

    Market day is Tuesday and is located in the centre of town. Open from 9-3.30pm there are over 30 stalls plus vans to choose from. Everything from fruit and veg, seasonal plants, clothes, haberdashery, toys and produce.

    Ashington certainly provides those who live here with all that it necessary to enjoy a good quality of life with the additional benefit of having a large city close by for both work and entertainment purposes.

    Ashington Schools & Education

    The previous system of first school, middle school and high school used in Ashington was phased out relatively recently and he current education system is now more in-line with the rest of the UK. Children attend primary school until they are 11 years whereupon they move up to secondary school.

    Ofsted has very highly rated several primaries, among them Stakeford Primary School, St Aidan’s Roman Catholic Voluntary Aided Primary School and Ringway Primary School.

    Unfortunately, Ashington Academy and NCEA Duke’s Secondary School did not perform particularly well in their most recent inspections, however, both schools are making good progress in redressing their shortcomings.

    Cleaswell Hill School is a special school for children aged 5 to 16 years. The school provides education for 110 pupils, the majority of whom have moderate learning difficulties. Ofsted rated the school with its highest grading of “outstanding”.

    Northumberland College (formerly, Ashington Technical College) is the main further education provider in the town, and offers A levels, NVQs, vocational courses and various evening classes.

    Things to do in Ashington

    If you are planning a day of fun, there is all sorts of interesting things to do close to the town and in the wider county of Northumberland.

    For your information, here are some of the attractions you might want to explore:

    Ashington Community Woodland – www.ashingtontowncouncil.gov.uk

    Woodhorn Museum – https://museumsnorthumberland.org.uk

    Newbiggin Maritime Centre – www.newbigginmaritimecentre.org.uk

    Northumberland National Park – https://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk

    Cresswell Beach – www.thebeachguide.co.uk

    Banana Beach Play Centre – https://restaurantguru.com

    Ashington Property


    The local housing market offers a wide variety of homes as well as values.


    Prices are rising fast across Ashington. In the last 12 months they have increased by almost 11%.


    Buyers new to Ashington will be pleased to note that the average cost of a home is only £121,252 and the average price actually paid is just a tad lower at £120,982.


    As a guide, in terms of property types, flats in Ashington sold for an average of £72,680 and terraced houses for £83,272. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.


    If you are interested in purchasing a brand-new property, Ashington has two sites to choose from. Between them, Persimmon Homes and Gleeson are selling an assortment of homes; three and four bedrooms properties with a starting price of £150,950.


    Visit Zoopla for further information:


    Stats as per Zoopla – July 2021

    Popular Places to Live near Ashington

    • Morpeth
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    • Newcastle-upon-Tyne
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