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 Bradford
Are you looking to relocate to Bradford? 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 Bradford 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 Bradford. 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 Bradford?
The bustling city of Bradford is situated at the intersection where three valleys connect.
The city lies about 11 miles from Leeds and it is in the foothills of the South Pennines, bordering onto beautiful moorlands. It gets its name from the Old English broad ford, the ford is at the site of the current Bradford Cathedral.
Bradford has excellent travel connections which offer plenty of scope to visit or work in other towns and cities without long commuting times.
The regions public transport provisions are very good and offer two train stations connecting to various areas. Leeds Bradford Airport is just 8 miles away and there is easy access to the M1 motorway.
The city is home to many major finance companies, such as Yorkshire Building Society, Santander UK and Provident Financial.
Bradford thus has a big economy worth over £9.5bn, being the eighth largest in England and the third largest in the Yorkshire region after Leeds and Sheffield. For those looking for work, it offers a wide choice of opportunities.
There’s also plenty to do, whether you enjoy museums, wide open spaces, arts and culture or retail therapy Bradford has it all.
Once considered to be the wool capital of the world Bradford is now proud to be the first ever UNESCO City of Film in the world, proving the city not only has a cultural past, but a cultural future too.
Bradford is going places! Thanks to huge investment in the city centre, retail and transport links, the city’s popularity with buyers and renters is on an upward trajectory.
Bradford Schools & Education
Getting a good education is top priority for most parents, so it is good to know that the city of Bradford has some fantastic schools, from nursery through to university.
Considered some of the best primary schools in the city are Dixons Music Primary School, Barkerend Primary Leadership Academy and Fagley Primary School, all have earned an ‘outstanding’ rating from Ofsted.
There are also some very good secondaries to choose from including the private Bradford Grammar and Girls’ Grammar both of which are high achievers. State secondaries are topped by Dixons City Academy and St Joseph’s Catholic.
The University of Bradford is a well-regarded institution. The university received its royal charter in 1966, making it the 40th university to be created in Britain, but its origins date back to the early 19th century.
There are two campuses at the university; the main campus located on Richmond Road and the School of Management, at Emm Lane.
There is also an abundance of independent private and boarding schools. For further information about schools across the region visit the following portals:
Things to do in Bradford
Bradford forms part of one of Lonely Planet’s top regions in the world and the county of Yorkshire was mentioned in the Best in Travel Guide 2014 so you will most certainly find something to do in or around the city that appeals to you.
The vast Yorkshire Moors and Ilkley Dales are nearby and are visited by millions of tourists each year.
The moors contain one of the largest expanses of heather moorland in the UK, covering an astonishing 554 square miles. Rugged and beautiful, the region presents a host of active things to do such as off-road biking, long hikes and wildlife spotting.
Shopping is also a popular pass time. The Broadway, a premier shopping and leisure complex in the centre of Bradford cost £260 million to build and houses over 80 shops featuring well-known high-street chains and some great independent shops selling a range of jewellery, collectables and vintage clothing.
Sunbridge Wells is an alternative underground retail complex which incorporates restaurants, bars and retail units. The unique location is built in a series of Victorian tunnels situated in the centre of Bradford.
The city has a range of interesting venues for hosting art and cultural events and festivals.
You can take a pleasant stroll through Little Germany where you can see Victorian Bradford at its best or visit the magnificent Cathedral which is full of interesting history and architecture.
Bradford city itself has some beautiful green parks which are a well-deserved oasis for city workers and visitors.
A visit to the Mughal Garden is a must, here you can enjoy the beautiful walkways, canals and fountains. One of the newest additions to Bradford is City Park, home to a brilliant award-winning high-tech water feature, here you can see 100 fountains, laser lights, mist and water effects!
The National Media Museum is home to some excellent exhibitions focusing on animation, television and photography. There are over 3.5 million exhibits as well as 3 cinemas and an IMAX screen.
Bradford and its surrounding regions offer buyers a huge variety when it comes to property styles and sizes, with property prices being some of the least expensive in the country.
From small one bedroomed flats to large airy modern city centre apartments, Victorian terraces or pretty cottages situated in one of Bradford’s outlying villages such as Denholme, Thornton and Queensbuy, you will be sure to find what you are looking for.
You can expect to pay around £259,000 for a detached home, £142,000 for a semi, £103,000 for a terraced property and £109,000 for an apartment.
The most expensive homes are located on Acacia Park Drive and Woodlands Drive, here you can expect to pay between £687,000 up to £779,000 for a large luxury home.
If you are planning to rent, the average rental cost is currently £508 pcm and the buy to let market is thriving so there is also plenty of choice for renters.
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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.