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.
Blackpool Removals Companies for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Blackpool? 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 removal company is crucial.
White & Company are a family-owned business with over 150 years of servicing the Blackpool 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 need it, White & Company can offer the storage of some or all your effects also.
We have 19 secure storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Blackpool. 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 spread across the UK from the Channel Islands to Scotland and a network of industry partners.
This extensive relocation network allows us to supply 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, fully trained and security-cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Blackpool?
There are some very good reasons to move to Blackpool; it is perfect for those wanting to own a home on the coast.
Property prices are significantly below the national average, and it sits within striking distance of Preston, Liverpool, Bolton and Manchester.
The most densely inhabited town in the county of Lancashire, Blackpool has been a settlement since the Palaeolithic era and some of its past residents include the Saxons and the Vikings.
Today, Blackpool is one of England’s major seaside towns. Having devoted itself to the pursuit of pleasure, Blackpool has become known as the “Las Vegas of Britain” hosting shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and home to the famous Pleasure Beach and Blackpool Tower.
As many as 10 million visitors flock here annually. In fact, its economy relies very heavily on tourism.
Because of this, a high number of jobs are based around arts, entertainment, and recreational services.
Other areas of employment include IT jobs; roles such as software developers, analysts, support engineers and administrators.
Further popular vacancies include customer service, engineering, and training roles.
Blackpool Council are currently working on projects to improve the town for its residents and to enhance its appeal as a go-to tourist destination.
Plans include the building of more affordable homes, more investment in infrastructure and regeneration of run-down areas.
In fact, there are 11 projects that are on target to be finished or at least well underway in 2023.
£300 million is being invested into Blackpool Central, to include even more choice of visitor attractions including the UK’s first flying theatre.
From once being seen as a little brassy and tired, Blackpool is doing its utmost to free itself from the tacky and tasteless reputation it once had to a much more avant-garde and brighter town, with all the modern-day conveniences and amenities needed to attract new blood into the region.
Blackpool Schools & Education
If you are moving with children, then it is good to know that your children’s education will not suffer.
Blackpool offers some high-quality education via its 29 state primary schools and 8 state secondary schools.
There are a number of private or independent options available too.
For young adults going onto further education, Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC), comprises four main campuses, in recent years each of which has undergone major redevelopments to their facilities.
B&FC is an Associate College of Lancaster University which offers full and part-time further education, higher education, and vocational courses along with apprenticeships.
The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) 15 miles from Blackpool, is one of the UK’s largest universities in the region.
It has a student and staff community approaching 38,000. It offers a huge selection of courses across a wide range of subjects.
Things to Do in Blackpool
As befitting one of the UK’s major centres of tourism, Blackpool has a fantastic selection of sights and activities to discover. Over the years, it has become the quintessential British Holiday destination.
Blackpool Pleasure Beach is a globally recognized theme park breaking countless UK, European and world records. It currently has more roller coasters than any other theme park in the country.
Blackpool Tower built in 1894, has become one of the UK’s most loved landmarks. Hosting 5 premier attractions.
The Tower Eye, which gives you an amazing 4D cinema experience and uninterrupted views on the glass SkyWalk. Blackpool Circus, The Blackpool Ballroom, The Blackpool Tower Dungeon and the Blackpool Jungle Jim.
A stag and hen destination, the buzzing nightlife of Blackpool makes for a great night out. There are Plenty of bars and clubs as well as some fine dining options such as The White Tower.
Here you can enjoy a beautiful meal whilst taking in spectacular views of the sea and the famous Blackpool promenade.
Hop on a Heritage Tram Ride. Blackpool was home to the first electric tramway in mainland Britain back in 1885 and the still operational fleet is comprised of various tram cars that have been seen on the Blackpool tramway since the start of the 20th century. It is certainly a fun way to travel around the area.
Blackpool Zoo is a multi-award-winning Zoo and has it all! Situated in 32 acres of spacious parkland with lakes, it is home to everyone’s favourites.
Big cats, elephants, giraffes, gorillas, orang-utans and ‘Blue Peter’ TV stars, the sealions are all permanent residents!
There are so many attractions and things to do in Blackpool, far too many to document here. To find out more, visit the following tourist web site for ideas:
Whilst it suffered as so many UK towns did through and following the Covid 19 pandemic, Blackpool is bouncing back.
The local housing market can be described as relatively buoyant and is incredibly good value for money.
It is a buyers’ market, and housing stock is plentiful with hundreds of homes currently listed for sale within a one-mile radius of Blackpool.
Semi-detached homes dominate the market in Blackpool, but it is its “close to centre” terraces that are a popular choice.
Renting before you buy always makes sense, it gives you an insight into the area before you take the leap.
Although the rental market in Blackpool is competitive there are quite a few properties vacant and depending on what you are looking for these are also well-priced.
Popular Places to Live near Blackpool
- Great Eccleston
- Knott End-on-Sea
- Little Eccleston
- Little Singleton
- Marton Moss
- Medlar with Wesham
- Moss Side
- Newton with Clifton
- Out Rawcliffe
- Westby with Plumptons
- Wrea Green