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 Canterbury
Are you looking to relocate to Canterbury? 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 Canterbury 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 Canterbury. 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 Canterbury?
The amazing city of Canterbury is home to the UK’s first Cathedral known as the ‘Mother Church of the Anglican Communion”. This ancient building dominates the city’s skyline and has helped shaped its fortune throughout the centuries.
Made famous by Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales and consistently voted as one of the most-visited cities in England, Canterbury’s heritage continues today with the site of St Martin’s church and St Augustine’s Abbey being idyllic tourist attractions.
A popular choice for relocation, the city holds excellent credentials; Plenty of open spaces to enjoy and brimming with things to do, from arts and entertainment, to nightlife and restaurants and access to some of the best education provision in Britain today.
A university city, Canterbury is home to three universities with a combined total of 31,000 students, creating a very vibrant, youthful atmosphere. Many students choose to stay in the town and surrounding villages after they graduate.
Canterbury’s Whitefriars shopping centre brings you the best in fashion and lifestyle brands with popular high street names while the more historic areas of the King’s Mile, Westgate and St Dunstan’s offer specialist and independent shops and boutiques.
Well-placed just an hour by train from London, the south-eastern high speed train means if you work in the capital, or fancy going on a major shopping spree in the capital, Canterbury is within an easy distance from which to do so.
Canterbury is ideal for those who are looking for a vibrant place to live with easy access to the countryside and coast but enjoy the financial benefits of working in London.
Canterbury Schools & Education
Well known for its high level of education provision, in Canterbury you are spoilt for choice all the way from primary level right through to university.
Good primaries include St Peter’s Methodist, which was rated as “good” by Ofsted, St Stephen’s was also rated as “good with many outstanding features”.
Some of the best secondaries are Simon Langton Boys’ Grammar, St Anselm’s Catholic, Barton Court Grammar, which are all considered as “good”; The Canterbury High School “very good” and The Archbishop’s School “outstanding”.
Home to three universities; University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University, the University for the Creative Arts. The largest of which is the University of Kent, its main campus is situated over 600 acres. It provides outstanding teaching and excellent employability, with many opportunities to study and work abroad.
Things to do in Canterbury
Being such a popular tourist location means that there is a host of things to do in your spare time within the city itself and its surrounds.
Canterbury cathedral is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is also one of the greatest examples of mediaeval Norman architecture in Britain, visited by millions each year it is a fantastic and unique attraction.
St. Augustine’s Abbey is an English Heritage property just outside the city walls and is home to the remains of the abbey founded by St. Augustine in 604.
Eager to learn more about the history of Canterbury and the surrounding area? Visit the Canterbury Heritage Museum. In an imposing medieval building on Stour Street, the museum includes the ancient Poor Priests’ Hospital, with its magnificent beamed ceilings.
Nearby Herne Bay and the surrounding countryside offer plenty of opportunities to explore Britain’s natural beauty.
Set in 90 acres of gorgeous parkland, children will love a trip to Howletts Wild Animal Park, home to exotic and endangered species including gorillas, lions, tigers and elephants.
See these websites for more ideas of things to do in Canterbury:
In the city centre there are some very attractive medieval homes complete with brooks and duck ponds, however you will have to pay more to live here as homes cost in the region of £1,000,000. This price tag applies to properties on Church Lane and Nackington Road, also very expensive neighbourhoods.
If your budget is a little more modest, try looking in St Peters Grove, although it is within the city walls, a three-bedroom terrace here costs just £239,995.
Other sought-after areas include St Dunstan’s, and the best suburban streets are south of the centre on the hills around the Old Dover Road and there are plenty of flats to rent towards the university in the north-east.
Canterbury is also surrounded by beautiful countryside which is much in demand particularly the quaint villages of Chartham and Wye.
According to Zoopla,
in March 2020, there are 307 properties for sale and the average price for a home in the city stands at £357,941, way above the national average.
Popular Places to Live near Canterbury
- Herne Bay
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.