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 Bicester
Are you looking to relocate to Bicester? 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 Bicester 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 Bicester. 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 Bicester?
The historic town of Bicester town is one of the fastest growing towns in Oxfordshire. Its rapid development is attributed to its proximity to junction 9 of the M40 motorway linking it to London, Birmingham, Banbury and Oxford, among others. The two train stations of Bicester North and Bicester Village offer fantastic rail connections, an additional bonus.
As the town continues to expand, significant building developments are ongoing, including the building of 13,000 new homes. Ambitious Council plans to make Bicester a “Garden City” are also attributing to this enormous growth spirit making Bicester a desirable option for commuters.
Bicester’s history goes back to Saxon times, and later the Romans settled and built several roads and a fortress in nearby Alchester. Bicester was first mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.
Another aspect of Bicester’s charm is in its attractive town centre where you will discover several independent stores, café’s and bars in quirky period properties. Thatched homes and pretty little cottages dot the town, and there are some beautiful examples of 16th-century architecture. All this combined with a warm and caring community certainly makes Bicester a desirable location in which to set up home.
Things to do in Bicester
Bicester is best known for its modern “Bicester Village” shopping outlet. Offering up to 100 stores selling international and British luxury goods such as Ralph Lauren, New Balance, Wedgwood, and Hugo Boss.
Another of its well-known visitor attractions is “Garth Park” which hosts outdoor events throughout the summer including a Jazz Festival attended by thousands.
The historic town is ideally located as a base for exploring the stunning North Oxfordshire countryside. The picturesque Oxfordshire Cotswolds are within arms reach here– offering some of the most stunning scenery in the South East.
Classic car enthusiasts will love the Bicester Heritage Centre; it’s literally like stepping back in time. Set on the site of the famous 1920s RAF Bomber Station just a few miles from the M40 it gives visitors a chance to get into the workshops and up close to the latest vehicle restoration projects.
In addition, it has a program of events throughout the year including the popular Classic Car meeting where hundreds of vintage vehicles parade around the site.
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Schools & Education
Bicester offers access to some excellent schools:
For primaries: Chesterton CofE, Bure Park, King’s Meadow, Bardwell and St Mary’s Catholic are all “good”, says Ofsted.
Good rated Ofsted secondaries include; Bicester Community Secondary and Sixth form and The Cooper School.
The new Kingsmere development (south of Bicester) is due to create a two-form primary school and a secondary school soon.
For private education, the Bruern Abbey School is a special, independently funded junior school for boys. It is the only preparatory school in the country to have as its main purpose the tuition of boys with learning difficulties for Common Entrance and other entrance examinations to mainstream independent senior schools.
Property Prices in Bicester
As far as property goes, Bicester offers a varied choice of styles and the option of town-centre living, new builds or period homes. The old centre around Church Street has some pleasant terraces and townhouses, along with some thatched cottages and decent Victorian terraces.
Detached homes are selling for £300,000-£900,000. Semis are £225,000-£325,000; terraced houses and cottages are around £175,000-£300,000.
If you intend to rent, costs for a one-bed home will be between £620-£750pcm and a three-bed, £1,000-£1,200pcm.
Within one mile of the town, there are five new build development offering a vast variety of properties – Statistics as per Zoopla, November 2019.
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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.