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 Blackpool
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 removals company is crucial. White & Company are a family owned business with over 145 years’ 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 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 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.
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 Blackpool
Perfect for those wanting to own a home on the coast.
Property prices which are significantly below the national average.
Withing 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 emerged 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 employment is found in 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 local residents and to enhance its appeal as a tourist destination.
Plans include the building of more affordable homes, more investment in infrastructure and regeneration of run-down areas. £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.
Schools & Education In Blackpool
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 visits 29 state primary schools and 8 state secondary schools.
Some of the best primary schools in the area are Layton Primary School, Blackpool St. Nicholas CofE Primary School and Highfurlong School all have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted.
Good secondary schools include St Mary’s Catholic Academy, and The Blackpool Sixth Form College.
There are a number of private or independent options available too, Langdale Independent Preparatory School and Rossall Senior School both have very good reputations.
For young adults going onto further education, Blackpool and The Fylde College (B&FC), comprises of 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) is one of the UK’s largest universities in the region with 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 sites for ideas:
Property Prices in Blackpool
The Blackpool housing market can be described as buoyant and is incredibly good value for money. The average cost for a home in the area stands at £124,334, with latest figures indicating a rise of 2.06% over the past twelve months.
Housing stock is plentiful with 1056 homes currently listed for sale within Blackpool itself and a further 830 for sale within three miles of the town centre.
Renting before you buy always makes sense, it gives you an insight into the area before you take the leap.
The rental market is also just as buoyant, there are almost 400 homes listed for rent within a one mile radius of the centre. The average rent is currently £522 per month.
You can expect to pay an average of £233,407 for a detached property, £134,257 for a semi, £97,336 for a terraced home and £87,290 for a flat. However, these are averages and, in all cases, there is cheaper property available especially when you search a little further out of town.
Statistics as per Zoopla – January 2020
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.