Canterbury Removals Company

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    Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!

    1 Survey

    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.

    2 Quote

    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.

    3 Packing

    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.

    Moving to Canterbury? Get a Quick Quote

    Removals Company Canterbury for the Local Area

    Are you looking to relocate in 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 Canterbury removals company is crucial. White & Company are a family owned business with over 145 years’ servicing the Canterbury area.

    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 secure storage of some or all of your effects. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.

    We serve many towns around the Canterbury area. 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 Us

    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 secure storage locations across the UK.

    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 School, 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.

    Canterbury Property


    In the city centre there are some very attractive medieval homes complete with brooks and duck ponds, however properties here are priced well above the national average, and are only affordable by those with significant wealth. Church Lane and Nackington Road are both very popular but expensive neighbourhoods.


    If your budget is a little more modest, try looking in St Peters Grove. It is within the city walls, but a much more affordable part of the city.


    Another sought-after area is St Dunstan’s and Westgate. The best suburban streets are south of the centre on the hills along the Old Dover Road and there’s 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.

    Popular Places to Live near Canterbury

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