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 Bury St Edmunds
Are you looking to relocate to Bury St Edmunds? 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 Bury St Edmunds 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 Bury St Edmunds. 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 Bury St Edmunds
Originally called Beodericsworth, Bury St Edmunds is host to an incredibly rich and deep history, spanning well over a thousand years.
The Abbey of Bury St Edmunds was once among the richest Benedictine monasteries in England and the town sprung up around it. It was a centre of pilgrimage as the burial place of the Anglo-Saxon martyr-King Saint Edmund. It is known for its medieval architecture and beautiful medieval streets.
This town offers remarkable value for money. Its charming villages and small towns attract those willing to make a slightly longer journey or those lucky few that do not need the daily London commute.
Bury St Edmunds is ideally placed with excellent travel links. You can be right in the middle of London in just under two hours, the city of Cambridge within 40 minutes by train and Ipswich in 25 minutes. Bury St Edmunds Railway Station is connected to all major railway services, including Eurostar.
You will be spoilt for choice in terms of amenities and places to visit. Being surrounded by stunning green countryside offers a range of outdoor pursuits and rural properties.
The town is well serviced by high street shops, family-run businesses, primary schools, and excellent
Working in Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds has a relatively varied local economy lead by three industries: Tourism, retail and manufacturing. The two largest manufacturing companies located in the town are British Sugar plc and the hotel and pub chain Greene King. Both employ large numbers.
The local council has some very ambitious plans for the town. The “Bury St Edmunds Town Centre Masterplan” includes pedestrianisation or part pedestrianisation of The Buttermarket and Cornhill areas.
Increased parking facilities and improvements to existing amenities it is hoped will attract and influence investment in the town providing a healthier economy and boosting employment opportunities.
There are currently two new housing projects underway; Weston Homes and David Wilson Homes. These are delivering a range of homes from apartments and two, three, four & five-bedroom properties along with new amenities to cater for the expanding population. These also employ those with experience in the area of construction.
Things to do in Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds offers a range of exciting leisure activities to enjoy. Parks and gardens, historic buildings, museums, theatres and plenty of good restaurants, cafes and bars.
The picturesque town has some lovely walks. The most popular one takes two hours and passes the town’s main sights and shops, with a few unique gems thrown in for good measure.
The Abbey is well worth a visit. Its remains are extensive and include the complete 14th century Great Gate and Norman Tower, as well as the impressive ruins and altered west front of the immense church.
In August each year, you can enjoy a weekend of gastronomic delights at the Bury St Edmunds Food & Drink Festival held on August Bank Holiday weekend. In the past, some of the nation’s most favourite celebrity chefs have appeared at the festival.
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Schools & Education
The town has nine primary schools and two independent primary schools, South Lee School and Moreton Hall Preparatory School. All were rated as “good” or above by Ofsted.
Of the secondaries, King Edward VI C of E Upper is “good”; St Benedict’s Catholic and Bury St Edmunds County Upper both “outstanding”.
The town’s largest further education provider is West Suffolk College, with over 10,000 students. The college is currently being expanded following a £7m government grant to help pay for an £8m energy, engineering and manufacturing teaching centre.
More information on researching and finding the best schools in the Bury St Edmunds area is available here:
Property Prices in Bury St Edmunds
“Diverse” is how you would explain the properties on offer in and around Bury St Edmunds. From historic homes located in the very heart of the town showcasing Tudor through Georgian to Victorian styles and modern new build properties.
You also have the enviable choice of some stunning picturesque rural properties situated in the beautiful Suffolk countryside. Two of the most upmarket and sought-after areas to buy are to the west on Westley Road and south to Hardwick Heath. Despite the diversity, property prices remain very reasonably priced.
Currently, the average property price in Bury St Edmunds is £328,000 and over the past year, values have dropped slightly by 0.07%.
You can expect to pay approximately £432,000 for a detached four-bed home, £265,000 for a semi-detached, £271,000 for a terraced house and around £249,000 for a modern one bedroom apartment – Statistics provided by Zoopla December 2019
Popular Places to Live near Bury St Edmunds
- Cavendish and Clare
- Long Melford
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.