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.
Blackburn Removals Company for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Blackburn? Moving home is not something we do on a regular basis.
Sometimes it can be many years between moves, and we very often find ourselves accumulating a ton of things along the way.
Moving home is the ideal time to get organised and get rid of anything that is either too tatty, outgrown, no longer being used, or kept “just in case”!
Once you have dealt with the clutter, you will have to book a local removal company to transport your effects to your new home.
This is where enlisting the services of a reliable removal company is crucial.
White & Company are a family-owned business who have served the Blackburn community for well over 150 years.
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 need it, White & Company can offer the storage of some or all of your effects also.
We serve many towns around Blackburn and beyond.
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.
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 secure storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Blackburn?
A large and historic town in Lancashire, Blackburn lies to the North of the stunning West Pennine Moors, a Site of Special Scientific Interest, near the beautiful Ribble Valley.
Never having forgotten its roots, Blackburn is full of history. From the hidden ‘All Hallows Spring’ at the site of a Roman Temple to its links with the textile industry dating back to the middle of the 13th Century.
Modern Blackburn has undergone some significant development, with the Council having carried out several multimillion-pound projects to renovate and improve many public areas.
The Blackburn Shopping Centre, now known as The Mall Blackburn, was renovated and is now home to over 120 shops, restaurants, and cafes. Close by, a new site has been built to house the expanding Blackburn Market.
Blackburn certainly offers good travel connections, which is often a vital factor to consider when moving to a new area, particularly for those commuting to other areas.
The town centre bus station supplies a network of local buses connecting local towns and villages across Lancashire and beyond.
The town is only a short drive from the M6 and M65 motorway, making Blackburn extremely easy to reach and an ideal base for exploring or commuting further afield.
With Blackpool, the Ribble Valley, the Yorkshire Dales, Liverpool and Manchester all within an hour’s drive, as well as Preston, Burnley and Bolton all being within 14 miles, Blackburn is clearly well connected.
With its range of amenities, convenient transport links and ongoing developments to further improve the facilities and infrastructure of the town Blackburn is certainly developing into an extremely desirable area.
Blackburn Schools & Education
Blackburn offers a good range of primary education with 58 schools falling within its catchment area.
Primary schools which Ofsted has rated highly include Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School, St Barnabas and St Paul’s C of E Voluntary Aided Primary School and St Gabriel’s C of E Primary School
Secondary education in Blackburn is provided by 19 schools. Many of these have been rated by Ofsted and found to be “outstanding” including Tauheedul Islam Girls’ High School, Pleckgate High School and Tauheedul Islam Boys’ High School
There is a good selection of colleges and higher education institutes to choose from across Blackburn.
You can visit the Snobe website to find out how well they perform.
Things to Do in Blackburn
The county of Lancashire offers a whole host of interesting things to do, see and visit.
Blackburn has three theatres, a 10-screen cinema as well as live music venues and nightclubs ranging from the traditional to the cosmopolitan.
If the arts aren’t your cup of tea, the Ice Arena, an Olympic-sized ice rink and home of two ice hockey clubs, is open for public skating seven days a week.
There are also excellent sports, swimming and gym facilities at the Sports and Leisure Centre located at the centre of the town.
As well as this, there are several parks and green spaces to explore, including Roe Lee Park and Corporation Park, which boasts both an aviary and a conservatory. Both parks have children’s playgrounds, meaning fun for ages.
Amongst the more unusual local attractions, the Tank Toposcope viewpoint provides information about the magnificent 360-degree landscape. To the southwest, the 480-acre Witton Country Park offers endless opportunities for walking, cycling, and enjoying the wildlife.
Visit the following websites to discover just what a huge variety of attractions Blackburn has to offer:
You will find a huge assortment of homes for sale in Blackburn from starter homes for first-time buyers, through to very large executive properties.
In this part of England, property is much cheaper when compared to the south of the UK, in some cases as much as half the cost.
Terraced homes dominate the market, ideal for both first timers and families as many have been renovated and expanded over the years.
As with so many UK regions, new homes are always in demand in Blackburn.
If a brand-new property is your dream, you are in luck as there are plenty of development sites across the town.
Popular Places to Live Near Blackburn
- Abbey Village
- Bashall Eaves
- Cherry Tree
- Clayton le Woods
- Copster Green & Salesbury
- Dunsop Bridge
- Great & Little Mitton
- Gregson Lane
- Higher Walton
- Hurst Green
- Mellor Brook
- West Bradford
- WheeltonWhite Coppice
- Wiswell & Barrow
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.
A very smooth move by White and Co. The team worked very hard and were polite, professional and helpful.