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 Barnstaple
Are you looking to relocate to Barnstaple? 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 Barnstaple 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 Barnstaple. 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 Barnstaple?
Barnstaple is the main town in North Devon and possibly the oldest borough in the United Kingdom. It is consistently ranked the best place to live in England by the likes of Country Life magazine.
A charming region that comfortably blends a handsome past with an energetic, present-day buzz. If you decide to move to Barnstaple, you can enjoy a relaxed safe lifestyle with plenty of activities on your doorstep.
Although there is evidence of human occupation from the Mesolithic age, the towns early modern history began in the 14th Century when it was licensed to export wool.
Consequently, it bought great wealth to the town. The centre still bears witness to its medieval past in its layout and character. The greater part of the town lies on the eastern bank of the River Taw estuary, connected to the western side by the ancient Barnstaple Long Bridge which has 16 arches.
Being located in the middle of North Devon, Barnstaple has much to offer. Laying on the edge of Exmoor National Park a former ancient royal hunting forest and its Jurassic heritage coast, make it an extremely popular attraction for visitors and an desirable place to live. Some of Devon’s prettiest settlements are dotted around the area and Barnstaple makes a good base for exploring these.
It is also the shopping capital of the region with a mix of cutting-edge retail outlets, long-established family owned stores, little unique boutiques and in the pannier market plenty of local food producers. Wandering the towns streets on the weekend is great fun as all types of performers and musicians are out to entertain.
Transport links are sufficient. There are hourly trains on the Tarka Line to Exeter (66-82 mins). By car it takes just 15-20 mins to the beaches and Exmoor, 45 mins to the M5, an hour to Taunton and just over an hour to Exeter.
Barnstaple is one to watch as it looks forward to a bright future. North Devon Council is developing a vision for Barnstaple with plans to regenerate and develop the town and focus on its growth in order to meet housing and employment needs up to 2031.
Barnstaple Schools & Education
The county of North Devon has excellent education opportunities from pre-school, through to further and higher education, including the world-class Universities of Exeter and Plymouth.
Across the board, from Early Years to GCSEs, pupils in Devon schools are doing better than their counterparts, both nationally and regionally.
The three highest rated state primaries in Barnstaple are Pilton Bluecoat Church of England Academy, Yeo Valley Primary School and the Ofsted rated “outstanding” Pilton Infants’ School.
The three highest rated secondaries are: Kingsley School, West Buckland School and Shebbear College.
Children who have special needs have several choices, The Lampard Community School or the On Track Education Centre, an independently funded junior & senior school for children with disabilities aged 7 -18
To find more information on how local schools in Barnstaple are performing, ranked and on what criteria, visit the SchoolGuide website below:
Things to do in Barnstaple
For locals finding plenty to fill your down time in Barnstaple is an easy task.
The fascinating Jurassic coast offers opportunities to participate in a variety of water sports from sailing to kite surfing.
The north coast is a haven for beach lovers and surfers, with Woolacombe winning best beach in the UK multiple times and being ranked as the 4th best beach in Europe. Both coasts are encompassed by the South West Coast Path, well-trodden in winter as well as summer.
Heddon Valley is home to one of the UK’s rarest butterflies, the High Brown Fritillary. At the heart of the valley sits the historic Hunter’s Inn, a good place to relax after discovering the areas spectacular coastal, moorland and woodland walks.
The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is the perfect way to find out more about the town as well as the North Devon region. Collections and displays cover the natural and human history of this beautiful part of the country.
By living in Barnstaple, you are putting yourself in easy reach of north Devon’s beautiful coastline as well as Exmoor’s National Park which is just a few miles away.
For further places of interest and things to do visit the following sites:
Consisting of an eclectic and somewhat haphazard mix of buildings developed over hundreds of years. Home to a wonderful mixture of Victorian, Medieval and Georgian architecture, and new build housing.
Whether you intend to rent or buy a property in the area you will be spoilt for choice as to where in the town you settle, countryside, town or coast are all within a short distance.
The average price for property in Barnstaple is £276,281 with the average price actually paid being £253,661.
You can expect to pay around £346 per month to rent a one-bedroom apartment and £753 for a 3 bedroomed home.
To find out more about buying or letting a property visit:
Popular Places to Live near Barnstaple
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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.