Move to Chigwell 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 Chigwell
Are you looking to relocate to Essex’s famous ‘Golden triangle’? If you are planning to relocate to Chigwell or another of the famous villages you are likely to require the services of a reliable removals company.
White & Company has been moving families in the area for over 145 years and can offer a variety of storage, packing and delivery solutions to make your move stress-free.
Whether you are moving a few miles down the road or much further afield, White & Company, as founder members of the British Association of Removers, will handle your goods with due precision and care.
Not only are White & Company one of the best in the business at relocation, should you require it, we have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision at reasonable rates.
To find out more information or to get the ball rolling on your move to Chigwell, don’t hesitate to get in contact with us today to receive a free no obligation 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 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 Chigwell?
Once proclaimed by esteemed author and social commentator, Charles Dickens to be the ‘greatest place in the world’, Chigwell is one of three villages in Essex referred to as the ‘golden triangle’, alongside Loughton and Buckhurst Hill.
The name pays homage to the affluence of the inhabitants, who include among them highly paid footballers, business entrepreneurs and the cast of the critically acclaimed reality TV show, The Only Way is Essex.
Home to vast amounts of Green Belt land in the Epping Forest district, Chigwell is spacious and open with some beautifully tendered parks.
Hainault Forest Country Park covers 300 acres and includes adventure play areas, a small zoo, a fishing lake and nature trails.
Despite the leafy countryside surrounds, Chigwell remains well connected to the capital and is on the London Underground’s central line, rendering it a viable commuter belt town.
Whilst having a population of a small town, Chigwell retains its village status and atmosphere.
Shopping is a popular pastime in Chigwell, with the town being home to many large and small boutique shops and beauty salons. Throw in the highly regarded local primary and secondary schools and the stock of beautiful Georgian and cottage homes and you have all the makings of tranquil and idyllic village life.
Schools & Education
Chigwell is home to some very good primary and junior schools in the area. The 9 closest schools to Chigwell all obtained a rating of ‘good’ from their last Ofsted inspections.
The top performing schools in the local area are Bancrofts School, Chigwell School and Ilford County High School.
Chigwell School is an independent school which has a prestigious reputation, having been founded by Samuel Harsnett, the Archbishop of York, in 1629.
It teaches children from 4 years through to 18 years and the original 17th-century schoolroom still stands and is now the school library.
More information on researching and finding good schools, colleges and universities serving the Chigwell area is available via the Schools Guide.
Once you have relocated to your new home in Chigwell, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
Things to Do in Chigwell
Shopping and beauty salon treatments are a popular pastime in Chigwell. There are some lovely individual boutiques to peruse and plenty of coffee shops to refuel in.
For a wider choice of shops, head for Westfields in Stratford, a short journey from Chigwell.
Westfields is the largest urban shopping and leisure destination in Europe, offering plenty of high street fashion favourites as well as home and lifestyle brands.
With over 250 shops and 65 restaurants you can also indulge in cuisine from all over the world, from Japanese to Italian.
In addition to its huge variety of shops and restaurants, you’ll find an array of leisure facilities.
Westfields hosts a 17-screen, all-digital Vue Cinema, one of the largest and most innovative in Europe. You can experience luxury bowling at All Star Lanes or try your luck at the 24-hour Aspers Casino, which is the biggest in the UK.
Chigwell Property Prices
Chigwell is home to some very expensive real estate. The average property price in Chigwell is currently £679,460, much higher than the national average. A two-bedroom apartment would cost around £384,726, a two-bedroom terrace house is £386,728,000 and a semi-detached property £559,930. A large detached family home starts at around £1,346,000.
Stats as of Zoopla March 8, 2019
The most expensive homes are to be found on Stradbroke Drive, Forest Lane and Parklands where properties fetch well over £2,000,000. You will find many large imposing detached homes located on huge plots of land and most are hidden behind high fences and electronic gates. New properties have been built, renovated and extended over the older original homes in the area.
You can find some beautiful Georgian homes and weatherboard cottages, as well as a selection of modern luxury apartments built close to the train station. These apartments are popular with young professionals commuting into central London as although house prices are high, you get a lot for your money in Chigwell.
For those with more modest budgets, houses become cheaper towards Grange Hill and Hainault where you will find a range of thirties semi-detached properties.
Popular Places to Live Near Chigwell
White & Company offer removals & storage solutions for the entire area, including:
- Theydon Bois
- Seven Kings
- Ponders End
- East Ham
- West Ham
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.