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 Ayr
Are you looking to relocate to Ayr? 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 Ayr 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 Ayr. 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 Ayr?
Ayr consists of wide-open spaces and a beautiful coastline and forms part of the county of South Ayrshire around 37 miles from Glasgow and 16 miles from Kilmarnock.
Home to a sandy beach overlooking the Firth of Clyde and the lovely Isle of Arran, this Victorian seaside town is a popular choice when it comes to relocating to Scotland.
Ayr is also the birthplace of the celebrated Scottish poet Robert Burns, in the nearby village of Alloway, you will find a museum dedicated to his life and works.
Residents have a choice of appealing locations in which to live; Seafront homes, a range of leafy suburbs or rural properties situated on the town’s outskirts. With an average property cost of just £178,621, you get an awful lot more for your money when compared to many towns south of the Scottish border.
Recognised as the second healthiest town centre in the United Kingdom by the Royal Society for Public Health in 2014, Ayr is very much a retail hub for nearby areas. There are plenty of shopping opportunities in its arcades, malls and along the busy high street.
There is plenty to do All manner of restaurants and pubs line the town, many offering fresh seafood direct from the nearby ocean. Ayr has a fantastic esplanade with a long sandy beach which is perfect for walking.
With regards to employment opportunities, 30% of the town’s workforce commute into other areas for employment. Handy travel links make Glasgow a favoured place to work, however, due to the city’s coastal location, a large number of Ayr jobs can be found in the tourism industry. Whilst Prestwick airport is also a big employer within the area.
If you are looking for a home in a stunning location which offers its populace a host of outside hobbies and pursuits but close to a town with fantastic leisure facilities, Ayr could be for you.
Ayr Schools & Education
As the largest settlement in Ayrshire, it is no surprise that Ayr offers a good choice when it comes to education. From early years to college, private or state every option is covered.
Younger children attend one of the towns 15 primaries, Grammar Primary School, Holmston Primary School and Newton Primary School are all located close to the town centre.
High school age children filter into 4 secondaries: Ayr Academy, Belmont Academy, Kyle Academy and Queen Margaret Academy.
The highest achieving secondary school in Ayr is Kyle Academy. They scored amazingly on the SchoolGuide.co.uk ranking system with 75% of their School leavers gaining 5 or more National 5s.
For further education Ayrshire College, one of the largest colleges in Scotland provides a good choice of courses in a range of subjects. It serves the Ayrshire area, surrounding areas as well as overseas students.
The large University of Paisley has four campuses in south-western Scotland, in the towns of Paisley, Blantyre, Dumfries and Ayr, as well as a campus in London. It holds a regional reputation for vocational undergraduate and post-graduate courses.
Things to do in Ayr
You will find all manner of things to do and see in the town and by visiting the surrounding region. Here are some attractions you may be interested in:
Ayr has hosted the Scottish Grand National horse-racing steeplechase annually since 1965. Held annually in April, it is an exciting day out. Horses run a course over a distance of 4 miles jumping 27 fences. It is Scotland’s equivalent of the Grand National and draws thousands of visitors each year.
A day at Ayr’s beautiful beach is a must. The esplanade which runs alongside a long sandy beach is great for children and perfect for walking and people watching.
Scotland’s national bard, Robert Burns, was born in Alloway, on the outskirts of the town. The Robert Burns Museum has visual artwork, books and manuscripts detailing his work, life, and legacy. Visitors can also see the cottage where he was born to learn more about his family life.
To get out into the countryside, Galloway Forest Park is located a 30-minute drive from the centre of Ayr. The park has some of the most beautiful views in the region, and it is the place to get active and enjoy a hike or one of its many mountain bike trails.
Galloway Park has also been designated a Dark Sky Park. The park covers 300 square miles that have been protected from light pollution. On moonless nights, the Milky Way can be seen stretching from one horizon to the other, amazing.
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You are sure to find something to suit your budget when you are searching for a home in Ayr.
Having been made a seaside resort during the Victorian era, the town has some very lovely 19th-century properties reflecting this history. Head to Cassillis Street which is lined by stone-built Victorian terraces which you can buy for as little as £95,000 for a two-bedroom apartment.
If you are looking for a home with the WOW factor for a budget price, currently there is a 5 bedroom Victorian mansion house in one of the town’s most convenient locations, close to the beachfront, railway station and University on the market for just £325,000.
Homes with views over the Ayr river can also be secured on North Harbour Street and South Harbour Street. These roads also hold a collection of modern purpose-built flats and converted houses.
In recent years there have been lots of new-build development springing up all over. According to Zoopla, there are two sites under construction in Ayr with a further 16 a little further out.
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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.