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 Chippenham
Are you looking to relocate to Chippenham? 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 Chippenham 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 your effects also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Chippenham. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway do not 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 are 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.
Why Move to Chippenham?
An historic market town situated in the county of Wiltshire. Just far enough away to feel like a radical change in lifestyle, whilst being only just over an hour on the train into the Capital.
Chippenham is regarded as one of the West Country’s most vibrant towns encompassing a fascinating combination of old and new.
The town is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086. The name “Chippenham” is thought to mean “river meadow of a man called Cippa”. Once the location of a royal hunting lodge owned by Alfred the Great, the town remained small but began its first growth spirt following the arrival of the railway in the mid 1800’s.
Expansion of Chippenham has occurred again in more recent years mainly due to the development of the South West regional economy as a whole and because of new housing developments such as Cepen Park North and Pewsham Estate.
A busy commuter town Chippenham has a population of around 40,000, the third largest town in the county.
Many of the town’s residents travel to work in the larger towns of Bristol, Swindon, Bath, and the city of London.
High Street and Market Place is where most of Chippenham’s retailers reside and it is the home of two main shopping centres: Gate Shopping Centre and the Borough Parade Shopping Centre.
Both locations combined provide a great line up of shops such as Waitrose, Argos, and Robert Dyas, as well an eclectic mix of independent boutiques. Market Place holds a twice weekly market which is well attended.
History, convenience, great amenities, the town has plenty going for it plus, property prices are very affordable offering a cheaper alternative than those of nearby Bath, Bristol or the Cotswolds.
Chippenham Schools & Education
As far as education provision goes, Chippenham pretty much covers all possibilities, state, private further education, and tertiary as well as several special education options.
There are currently ten primary schools in the town, including Queen’s Crescent School, Frogwell Primary School and Redland Primary School. All “good” reports Ofsted.
Three secondary schools cater for students from age 11 through sixth form; Sheldon School, Sheldon School, and Abbeyfield School again all “good” says Ofsted.
Wilshire College & University Centre has four main campuses in Trowbridge, Lackham, Salisbury and one in Chippenham. It offers students a wide range of apprenticeships as well as full-time, part-time and university level courses.
Things to do in Chippenham
The town has a range of recreational pursuits to suit everyone.
Adults new to the area will be delighted to know that Chippenham became a Purple Flag town in 2016 and is one of the few market towns in the UK to win this prestigious national award. The award is presented for the safety, vibrancy and choice of its nightlife. What is more, it has retained this status for three years in a row.
For a family orientated occasion, the annual Chippenham Food Festival. It is a widely acclaimed event that attracts food loving visitors from all over the country and was established to showcase the best of the area’s food and drink produce, and the people who grow, rear and harvest it.
Chippenham Museum and Heritage Centre is full of interesting information about the people and history of Chippenham and North Wiltshire. Home to a wide collection of artefacts, documents, maps, and archaeological discoveries.
Three main parks in the town Pewsham Park, John Coles Park and Stainers Way give residents access to open spaces where children can play or adults exercise. Grassy areas with plenty of kiddie friendly equipment such as slides, swings and climbing frames are available.
The beautiful River Avon is a major feature of Chippenham, it meanders through surrounding countryside and the town centre itself. Running alongside the river are some lovely walks and planned cycle ways.
Baydons Wood is just over a hectare in size and was created in 2000 as a millennium wood to provide local people with a wood to enjoy close to their homes. It also provides a sanctuary for birds, plants, and wildlife. The wood It is a mix of broadleaf trees, predominantly oak, ash and field maple.
For even more choice living in Chippenham means you can reach so many towns in the area quickly by road or rail. With London situated just over an hour by train the sky is the limited when it comes to the entertainment factor.
Whilst there is a good choice of property throughout the town, detached properties are the most common type of housing stock in the district making up almost 35%.
As with all towns and cities, there are some highly sought-after areas to live in Chippenham such as The Causeway and London Road where the average house costs about £900,000.
More affordable options can be found close to the train station around John Coles Park, Monkton Park and Bristol Road. A home in one of these areas is likely to cost around £325,000 for a three-bed detached.
Within one mile of the town there are currently 218 homes on the market and the overall average value is £331,936.
In recent months, the Chippenham property market has slowed following a growth spurt in 2020. In the last three months values have dropped by 3.34%.
In terms of property types, flats in Chippenham sold for an average of £235,559 and terraced houses for £260,355. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates in February 2021.
Popular Places to Live near the Chippenham
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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.