Move to Chester 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 Chester
Are you planning to move to Chester? A unique city with culture in abundance combined with a top-class university and an expanding local economy job, it has plenty to offer students, young professionals and families alike.
Moving home is a stressful experience but each years thousands of us manage to achieve just that and come out the other end happier for it.
Choosing the right removal company can make all the difference. Experience, reliability, honesty and a friendly service are all the things which will help make your move a positive experience.
Make White & Company your first port of call. Established in 1871, we have moved just about everything there is to move, from small moves down the road to shipping to the other side of the world.
For that extra added security, we are founder members of the industry’s leading regulators; British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI. As members, we undergo regular audits and must adhere to rigorous standards to remain members.
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 over 240 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 Chester?
Chester began life as a Roman fortress on the river Dee close to Wales before evolving into one of the UK’s largest port cities.
Today it is a modern city undergoing an unprecedented level of growth. The city has a 15-year development strategy called ‘Our One City Plan’ and includes a new £120m regeneration of Chester’s central business district which it is hoped will be completed by 2028.
City Place will provide in excess of 500,000 sq ft of quality office accommodation, retail and leisure facilities, and includes 200 new residential units.
In 2018 the UK Hot Housing Index voted Chester as the best place to live in the UK beating hundreds of other towns and cities. The survey considered factors such as:
• the cost of living
• value for money
• best residential locations
• employment prospects
Chester is a city determined to build on its historical past which will be attractive to people from all walks of life who want to live, work, learn and invest in its future.
Schools & Education
As outlines above Chester has a thriving Higher Education sector with the local university enrolling around 20,000 students and has an excellent post graduate employment rate (95.2%).
With two main campuses in Ellesmere Port and Chester West Cheshire College it offers a wide range of vocational courses and qualifications to both local and international students.
The city has a range of infant, junior and high schools with the Queens School and Christleton High School having been rated as very good with a high standard of education.
The King’s School was established in 1541, is the oldest independent school in Chester and enjoys an enviable reputation locally.
Living in Chester
Chester is a hotbed of activity with numerous pubs, nightclubs and bars and restaurants lining the streets, some of which are based in medieval buildings with the oldest pub in Chester dating back to 1643.
There is a thriving live music scene owing to the many students in the region. Local and more well-known bands play across the city throughout the week at venues like Telford’s Warehouse and The Live Rooms.
The city is home to the most complete City Walls in Britain. Dating from the Roman occupation the walls were built to protect the city. Today you can take the 2 mile walk of the walls and admire the beautiful heritage of Chester.
Working in Chester
Chester has a thriving economy predominately centred around the service industries which consist of tourism, retail and public administration.
Many financial services firms have bases in the town, including the Bank of America, MBNA, NFU Mutual, HBOS pl and Virgin Money among others.
Other large employers in the area include the aeroplane manufacturing firm Airbus UK which employs over 6,000 staff and Iceland which has its headquarters in Deeside, not far from the city centre.
Education is also a larger employer in the town and Chester University contributes approximately £135 million to the local economy alone.
The University has over 2000 members of staff and a large number of its students live in Chester with graduates staying on after their studies.
Property Prices in Chester
Chester boasts some pretty Georgian town houses, cottages and Victorian terraces in and around the city centre and a selection of Edwardian/20s semis in suburban locations such as Marlston Avenue.
The average property price in Chester is currently £266,916 as of June 2019 according to property experts Zoopla.
You can expect to pay around £385,000 for a good-sized family home. For a smaller one bedroom first time buyer’s property, prices start from £57,000 upwards.
If you are interested in purchasing a brand-new home, you will have plenty of choice. There are currently three new Redrow development sites located across Chester:
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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.