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 Basildon
Are you looking to relocate to Basildon, Essex? 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 Essex 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 Essex towns including Basildon, Harwich, Halstead, Braintree, Colchester and Sudbury. 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 16 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 Basildon?
Basildon is one of the cheapest commuter towns in the UK, thanks to a combination of cheap homes, excellent transport links and reasonable rail ticket prices.
The town has excellent transport links to other larger towns, benefitting from being on the C2C train line, which runs between London Fenchurch Street and Shoeburyness.
Basildon was originally built as a new town after World War II, to accommodate the overspill of the London population. In recent years, the town has been subject to some major investment. Expansions and developments have modernised the town, with far more planned for the future.
Roughly 70% of the district is rural. Surrounded by beautiful Essex countryside and close to the east coast, Basildon offers an environment perfect for young families. Whether this be through walking in the park to feed the ducks, exploring the surrounding countryside, or escaping the British weather via indoor activities.
Whilst Basildon is a rural town, it doesn’t lack when it comes to serious retail therapy. Just a 20-minute drive from Lakeside, you’ll have access to one of the largest indoor shopping centres in the country.
With a vibrant and diverse local community, where traditional Essex families have lived for generations, rubbing shoulders with new arrivals from all around the country is a common occurrence; a testament to Basildon’s spirit.
Things to do in Basildon
The 450-acre Nature Trail, starting at Dunton Hills, is very popular with joggers, walkers and families. Langdon Hills Country Park, with its views of the Thames and beyond, is another popular attraction.
The Festival Leisure Park is located in the north of the town and includes a 12-screen cinema, David Lloyd health and fitness club, Hollywood Bowl and an excellent selection of restaurants. It is affectionately known locally as Bas Vegas!
Another attraction is the popular seaside town of Southend-on-Sea. Just 11 miles away, and with the City of London being just 30 minutes away by train, there is a wealth of exciting entertainment to suit all tastes and budgets. You will have no problem filling your leisure time when you live in Basildon.
For more ideas on things to see and do near Basildon visit:
Working in Basildon
Having had a dubious reputation in the past, Basildon is now being described as a town that’s ‘going places’ with an economy that is on the rise.
The local council has published ambitious plans for ongoing development, including new homes, facilities and infrastructure. All this activity is drawing new business into the region, providing work for hundreds of residents.
Essex is a dynamic county, accommodating businesses from across a wide spectrum of industries, from High Tech & Engineering Services to Financial & Professional Services.
Home to the Ford Dunton Technical Centre, Basildon houses the largest automotive design facility in the United Kingdom, creating a vast array of jobs for those of an engineering background.
The online job search web site Monster is currently advertising a total of 2186 vacancies in Basildon, visit their site for further information:
Once you have relocated to your new home in Basildon, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
Schools & Education
Within Basildon, admissions to both primary and secondary schools are managed by Essex County Council.
New families with young children choosing to live in Basildon will discover that the town has a very good choice of state infant, junior schools and day nurseries within the area.
There are 9 secondary schools which serve Basildon and the surrounding areas. The best three as rated by the SchoolGuide.co.uk are: King John School, Beauchamps High School and The Appleton School.
Other highly regarded schools include; Great Berry Primary which received an Outstanding rating from Ofsted.
The town has three colleges: South Essex College, New Campus Basildon and PROCAT (formerly Prospects College).
Basildon offers an array of schools to choose from, ensuring your child is given the best choices possible. More information on schools serving the Basildon area can be found below:
Property Prices in Basildon
In terms of property types, flats in Basildon sold for an average of £159,012 and terraced houses for £227,388. Stats as per Zoopla September 2019.
Within a 3-mile radius of the town, with over 1400 homes currently for sale, with most homes costing less than half of the price of an equivalent home in the capital city.
Some of the most expensive properties in the area are situated on Noak Hill Road, Stacey Drive and Westley Road where values start at £725,000.
For more affordable housing, head closer to the town centre in Laindon, here you can pick up a three bedroomed town house for around £350,000 or a four bedroomed home for around £460,000.
Popular Places We Cover Close To Basildon
- Bowers Gifford
- Childerditch & Little Warley
- Crays Hill
- Langdon Hills
- Little Burstead
- North Benfleet
- Ramsden Belhouse
- South Hanningfield
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.