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 Barnet
Are you looking to relocate to Barnet? 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 Barnet 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 Barnet. 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.
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 are 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.
Why Move to Barnet?
Located in the Zone 5 area in North London, Barnet, one of the largest boroughs in London, is home to a very diverse population.
The town is actually called Chipping Barnet or High Barnet, mainly suburban, it forms part of the London Borough of Barnet.
An attractive area with low crime rates and plenty to keep everyone happy in the entertainment department.
Not one of the closest areas to the centre of London, taking an average 35-40 minutes by train, but it does offer an idyllically quiet pocket of the city in which to live.
Having formed part of Greater London since 1965 after the abolition of Barnet Urban District in Hertfordshire, Barnet is also one of the highest areas in London having an elevation of about 427 feet. Hence the old name “High Barnet”.
Barnet benefits from having quick links to other parts of London. Hertfordshire sits to the north and five other London boroughs: Harrow and Brent to the west, Camden and Haringey to the south-east and Enfield to the east, perfect for work or leisure.
Everyone enjoys getting out into the fresh air. One of the areas big attractions is the access to open spaces and in particular Brunswick Park. Dotted around the town are other areas offering tranquil places to spend time.
Since the opening of the railway, development has increased considerably right across the borough, so residents have really good amenities at their fingertips.
As part of a huge regeneration project as much as 4.5 billion will have been spent by 2024 on new homes, offices, schools and new healthcare provision.
Barnet as it is today, is an up-and-coming place to live. Its residents – especially families – tend to stay within local neighbourhoods trading up or down the very busy housing ladder.
For transport, amenities, relaxation and proximity to London, Barnet offers so much; the perfect mix of traditional and modern, a focal point for families, commuters, home workers and businesses alike.
Barnet Schools & Education
The London Borough of Barnet has 86 primary schools, 22 secondary schools, 9 independents and 4 special schools.
Schools are generally very good, with many options for state primary and grammar schools that are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
Older students have a wide choice of colleges and sixth forms. Woodhouse College caters mainly for full-time students aged 16 to 18 whose primary aim is to progress to Higher Education. Entrance grade criteria are similar to other high-performing sixth forms in Barnet.
The main and most popular college in the borough is Barnet College, which is spread over 5 sites. Courses taught include academic qualifications (such as AS and A Levels), to more vocational studies such as City and Guilds courses and BTEC diplomas. The College also runs higher education courses (such as Foundation degrees) in a number of subjects.
Middlesex University has its main campus at Hendon. University College London has its teaching observatory at Mill Hill.
Things to do in Barnet
When the work is done and it is time to kick back and relax, Barnet produces the goods.
It has such a vast collection of things to do and see, it will keep you very busy in your down time.
Green spaces: Brunswick Park, Covert Way Nature Reserve, Victoria Park, King George’s Fields, Whalebones Park and Trent Country Park.
Leisure Centres: Hendon Leisure, Finchley Leisure Centre, Barnet Copthall Leisure Centre, Burnt Oak Leisure Centre, New Barnet Leisure Centre.
Golf Clubs: The Shire Golf Club, Dyrham Country Park, South Herts Golf Club, Trent Park Golf Club, North Middlesex Golf Club, Old Ford Manor Golf Club.
Shopping: The Spires shopping centre.
History: Barnet Museum and Friary Park & Gardens
Children’s attractions: Go Ape at Cockfosters, Dinosaur Safari and Barnet Cinema.
As well as all these attractions, Barnet is not too far from central London so a day trip to sample the delights of our Capital City is another exciting option.
According to Zoopla, there is an unbelievable 3473 homes for sale across the Borough.
Having the average price paid for a home standing at £693,940, getting on the property ladder does not come cheap.
There are areas where homes are more reasonably priced with many sitting on the town’s hills giving some great views.
It is possible to buy a three-bedroom home in the suburb of Cockfosters from £450,000.
Desirable areas to buy are in the Hadley Green and Monken Hadley neighbourhoods.
Sitting in a conservation area they have the benefit of both rural and town living. The downside is that the average cost of a property in this location is £1,990,000.
Totteridge Common is where the crazy expensive homes sit. Here you will not get much change from £12,000,000.
Renting in Barnet is very popular but again, not cheap at an average of £2,366. However, one-bedroom studios start at £602pcm and for a family sized home you would need to budget for around £1900pcm.
Popular Places to Live near Barnet
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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.