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 Castleford
Are you looking to relocate to Castleford? 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 Castleford 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 Castleford. 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 Castleford
The town is located in the large borough of Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Castleford’s history dates to Roman times, with archaeological evidence pointing to modern day Castleford being built upon a Roman army settlement which was called Lagentium, thought to mean ‘The Place of the Swordsmen’.
Through a local community regeneration scheme, Castleford now offers scope for a high quality of life, with plenty of entertainment options, cinema, amusements, crazy golf, eating out, sightseeing, bowling alleys, and more. Lots of new housing developments have sprung up in and around the town and it is currently expanding at a rapid rate.
To the North of the town centre the River Calder joins the River Aire and the Aire & Calder Navigation way. This is a great place to spend your spare time exploring the 5 miles of footpaths, cycleways, and bridleways which run parallel to the beautiful River Aire.
Carlton Shopping Lanes is a great local shopping area with a reputation for friendliness and good value.
Home to an array of well known and loved high street brands like New Look, M&S, Argos and Boots. Junction 32 is also popular. An outlet shopping centre packed with discounted clothing, there are over 90 stores to enjoy.
Schools & Education
When you are searching for a home in a new area, it makes all the difference when you know that there are some very good schools to choose from.
Castleford has 11 primaries, Wheldon Infant School, Castleford Park Junior, Smawthorne Henry Moore, Townville Infant School, Airedale Juniors, Oyster Park Primary, Fairburn View Primary, Three Lane Ends Academy, Ackton Pastures and Half Acres. All “good” says Ofsted with Glasshoughton Infant Academy being the only “outstanding” rated primary in the area.
To cater for older children aged 11–16 the town has two secondaries Castleford Academy and Airedale Academy, plus a small further and higher education college on the Castleford Campus of Wakefield College in nearby Glasshoughton.
The city of Leeds is home to 8 higher education institutions including the University of Leeds. The university has 36,250 students and is the fifth largest university in the UK (out of 169). From 2006 to present, the university has consistently been ranked within the top 5 highest performing uni’s in England.
Things to do in Castleford
Perfectly placed for great visitor attractions, Castleford has much to offer in the way of Entertainment. Great days out around Castleford include: Lotherton Hall.
A charming Edwardian House and country estate that was once home to the Gascoigne family. It is a complete family tourist attraction which offers you a range of activities; tours of the house, birdwatching in the bird garden and leisurely walks through the beautifully tended green areas and woodland.
Less than two miles away is Xscape Yorkshire. From urban climbing, laser tag and adventure golf to skiing, sledging, and riding the skycoaster, Xscape is bursting with all your favourite pastimes as well as something a little more adventurous. Guaranteed non-stop fun for everyone.
Anglers Country Park, located near Wakefield, is a large country park and rural retreat, that is perfect for walking and picnics. It also has a children’s adventure playground to burn off any excess energy! The park also has a visitor centre, a cafe, free car parking, and it’s free to visit.
An all age attraction, Hemsworth Water Park offers visitors plenty to do all day. From building sandcastles and jumping, sliding, and swinging in the outdoor adventure playground to water activities such as its colourful pedalo’s perfect for a delightful boat ride around the main lake. Other activities include a miniature railway and fishing.
Keen golfers have the opportunity to try several golf courses in the area, with Pontefract District and Whitwood Golf Clubs being just a short drive away from the town.
With the city centres of Leeds and Bradford easily accessible by road or rail, the sky is the limit as far as entertainment goes when you reside in Castleford.
The property market in Castleford is buoyant with a steady supply of houses coming to the market to suit all budgets.
Many residents have moved out of the cities of Leeds and Bradford and opted for the slower pace of life the town enjoys whilst taking advantage of its lower housing prices, a win win situation.
Recent housing developments have ensured a steady flow of new residents attracted to new build estates such as those along the River Aire, constructed by Manning Stainton. Navigation Point is a selection of contemporary properties ranging from £125,000 to £375,000 benefitting from stunning waterside views.
The average price for property in Castleford stood at £144,985 in July 2020. In terms of property types, flats in Castleford sold for an average of £107,677 and terraced houses for £109,685. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.
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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.