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.
Are you looking to relocate to Billingham? 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 150 years’ servicing the Billingham 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 Billingham. 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.
Why Move to Billingham
Billingham is a town just north of the River Tees, in the borough of Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham in Northeast England.
Founded circa 650 by a group of Angles (one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period) known as Billa’s people, which is where the name Billingham is thought to have originated.
A bustling and convenient place to shop and relax, with over 70 businesses including national retailers, small independent shops and a number of cafes and restaurants, all situated in a recently refurbished pedestrian shopping area. There is also lively outdoor market every Monday and Friday.
It is easy to find places of interest in and around Billingham.
There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature at Billingham Beck Valley Country Park plus several other beauty spots perfect for a picnic or just to explore and get out into the open air.
Located nearby are the larger towns of Middlesbrough and Stockton on Tees, whilst its just 30 minutes by car to Sunderland and Durham. By rail you can reach the city of Newcastle within 40 minutes plus a number of other regional destinations too.
In the past, the chemical industry, and in particular the company ICI, played an important role in the growth of Billingham. Today the industrial sector still dominates the employment market with many large companies being located in and around the town among which are Cambridge Research Biochemicals, ABB Group and Biochemica.
If you are looking to move to an area which is not too overcrowded but has access to all the necessary services as well as handy transport connections, Billingham could be just what you are searching for.
Schools & Education
No matter where you choose to reside, when you are planning your move with children, education is always an important concern.
Billingham’s education provision is impressive for its size and much investment in its schools has been made in recent years.
You will find seven state primary schools within a one-mile radius of the town.
Of these, five are deemed “good” whilst Crooksbarn Primary School and St Paul’s Catholic Primary School are both “outstanding” says Ofsted.
Our Lady & St. Bede Catholic Academy is the only “outstanding” secondary in the town according to Ofsted, however, the remaining six closest state secondaries are all “good”.
There is plenty of choice with regard to independent education as well and Billingham and its surrounding areas is home to no less than five private schools catering for children of all ages.
Bede Sixth Form College offers a variety of A level and A level equivalent courses along with full-time opportunities in Sport and Public Services. It was established in 1972, following a reorganisation of various schools on the Billingham Campus site.
Things to do in Billingham
Moving to a town where there is plenty to do to fill your spare time is a bonus.
In today’s hectic lifestyle, leisure is so important for both its physical and mental health benefits and taking part in recreational activities, particularly outdoors, can improve your overall quality of life immensely.
We all have different interests and Billingham, and its nearby locations meet most of them.
Billingham Ice Forum Ice Arena & Leisure Centre – https://www.forumicearena.co.uk
Billingham Golf Course – https://www.billinghamgolfclub.com/
Butterfly World – https://www.butterflyworld.com
Billingham Art Gallery – https://hannahbillinghamart.co.uk
Billingham Beck Valley Country Park – https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk
Cowpen Bewley Woodland Park – https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk
The town is effectively split into two separate areas by name, Old Billingham (the area around the village green adjacent to St Cuthbert’s church and built up around the ICI works) and the more planned estates that have spread out since the 1950s.
Each area has its own merits, and depending on your personal style and budget, Billingham manages to fulfil everyone’s requirements.
For quieter neighbourhoods, the surrounding villages of Wolviston with its traditional Village Green and a Duck Pond and the pretty village of Cowpen Bewley are both sought after locations.
With just 46 homes for sale in the town the housing market is not a busy one. But it does offer excellent value for money with an average price paid of just £187,227.
In terms of property types, flats in Billingham sold for an average of £123,672 and terraced houses for £103,022.
Stats according to Zoopla October 2021
Popular Places to Live Near Billingham
- Newton Bewley
- Seaton Carew
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.