Move to Brighton 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 visit your home 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 Brighton
Are you looking for a removals company which can help you move to or from the Brighton area?
White & Company offers an unrivalled removals service having built up an enviable reputation based on excellent customer service, highly trained teams and a fleet of well-maintained vehicles.
As members of the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI we adhere to the very highest standards of service and all moves booked with us are protected by a price and service guarantee.
We serve most areas throughout Sussex, including Crawley, Lewes, Hove, Worthing and of course, the cosmopolitan city of Brighton.
We also offer a variety of flexible storage options with 19 storage locations throughout the UK and are happy to discuss these options with you at any time.
To find out more about how White & Company can help you move to Brighton or to simply enquire about one of our services give us a call today to receive a free home survey and written quotation.
Why move to Brighton?
Often referred to as ‘London by Sea’, Brighton is one of the most dynamic, cosmopolitan and vibrant cities in the UK.
It is famed for its tolerant and diverse communities, quirky shopping areas and its explosive cultural art and music scene.
It’s vibrant nightlife, proximity to the sea and easy access to the countryside, including the spectacular South Downs National Park, make it a standout relocation destination.
Many people move to Brighton to find a better balance of life while still commuting to London for work, with a 50-minute train journey making it possible to earn a good wage and reside by the sea.
Brighton’s seafront development projects now exceed £1 billion and recent years has seen the erection of the British Airways i360 tourist viewing platform and which is frequently used for Children in Need broadcasts on the BBC. Highlights include:
Working rail links to the capital in under an hour which operate via Gatwick airport for international departures.
Popular and environmentally friendly transport schemes such as the Brighton cycle hire, as introduced by the UK’s first and only Green MP, Caroline Lucas.
While expensive compared to other UK cities, Brighton is 26% cheaper than London, according to Expatisan.
World class leisure and shopping facilities including Churchill Square and the iconic ‘Lanes, a maze of twisting alleyways home to independent boutiques and foodie eateries.
A large and varied housing stock consisting of everything from city and beach side apartments to semi-detached bungalows.
Schools & Education
There are more than 50 schools to choose from across the town, including state run, faith and several independent schools.
The city’s primary schools are very good and perform better than average. Most have been reported as “Good” following their latest Ofsted inspections.
Among those judged “outstanding” are St Paul’s CofE, St Bartholomew’s CofE and Davigdor infants School.
Brighton is dominated by its two famous private schools:
Roedean, a day and boarding school for girls aged 11 to 18 which sits on a cliff on Roedean Way overlooking Brighton Marina.
Brighton College, which is a day and boarding school for children aged between three and 18.
The city is home to two high performing universities in the form of the University of Sussex based on the campus of Falmer and the University of Brighton which is spread over five campuses across Sussex.
Living in Brighton
Named one of the top 10 ‘cities with brilliant beaches’ by Lonely Planet, Brighton beach is famous for its pebbles (there are an estimated 614,600,000!) and attracts people to its shores all year round.
As one of the UK’s most treasured and famed seaside cities there is always something going on in Brighton.
Shopping in the ‘Lanes’, a pretty maze of twisting alleyways lined with unique shops and boutiques, is an excellent way to pass the time and is complemented by many gourmet eateries.
After the original pier burnt down, the famous Grade II listed Victorian pleasure pier is now the standout attraction for locals and visitors alike.
The traditional seaside fanfare of fish and chips, fair ground rides and penny arcades is fun for all ages.
One of Brighton’s newest attractions is the i360 Tower. It glides visitors 162 metres high for breath taking 360-degree views of Brighton & Hove, the city, coast and countryside surrounds.
Other attractions include the Sea Life centre, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, its Regency Architecture, and of course Brighton Beach.
Brighton Property Prices
With almost 1000 properties for sale in Brighton, finding your forever home should be a relatively easy task.
House prices tend to be pricey side but many homes offer much better space and value for money than those who are currently residing in the capital.
The average property price in Brighton is currently £392,574 as of June 2019, according to property market experts, Zoopla.
In terms of property types, flats in Brighton sold for an average of £281,295 and terraced houses for £437,282. The highest value streets are Western Esplanade and Montpelier Villas where properties regularly sell for over £2 million.
Due to the high proportion of students living in the area there is an abundance of room rentals. You can expect to pay between £350-£570 per month on a room only basis.
For a one bedroomed apartment you will pay upwards of £600 per month. For a larger family sized home, you are looking at £1700 per month.
Popular Places to Live in Brighton
White & Company offers local removals and storage in:
- East Chiltington
- Kingston by Sea
- Little Horsted
- Plumpton Green
- Sheffield Park
- Small Dole
- South Heighton
- Tarring Neville
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.