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 Clarkston
Are you looking to relocate to Clarkston? 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 Clarkston 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 Clarkston. 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 Clarkston
The small rural town of Clarkston is located in the Central Lowlands of Scotland in the county of East Renfrewshire. It lies approximately 5 miles from Barrhead, 7 miles from Paisley and 11 miles from the large city of Glasgow. It offers excellent housing and quality of life and has some outstanding schools.
Livin in the Clarkston area is the right choice. This suburban town offers all the amenities you need in an area of its size, with a natural beauty which is standard across most of Scotland. Peppered with parks and open spaces Clarkston offers a range of leisure opportunities related to the outdoors.
The town offers people the chance to get involved in healthy activities – with hiking and walking clubs becoming the norm across the area. In addition, the Clarkston council have kick-started an initiative will make improvements to the town centre including many cafes, more amenities and upgrading of existing buildings.
Employment in the town is limited, but being only 11 miles from Glasgow means you are only a short trip from Glasgow’s expanding job market.
Glasgow’s financial and business sector, as well as its manufacture and design industry, employ many commuters from Clarkston and other surrounding villages.
Clarkston Schools & Education
Scotland has a long history of universal public education. Its education system is distinctly different from other parts of the United Kingdom. Three bodies conduct inspections and audits of educational standards:
The Care Inspectorate
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education
The Scottish office of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA Scotland)
The town offers six primary schools and six secondary schools within a 1.5-mile radius of its centre.
Among some of the best performing primaries are: Busby Primary School, Carolside Primary and Netherlee Primary all gained good results following their most recent Government inspections.
Secondary schools also gained positive results with St Margaret Mary’s Secondary School, St Oswald’s Secondary School and Williamwood High School all performing well.
Further education is provided by Paisley Campus of West College Scotland in Paisley, which caters to around 20,000 students. The college also has sites in Inverclyde and West Dumbartonshire.
Things to do in Clarkston
The open green spaces in and around Clarkston are a favourite with most residents. Rouken Glen is a trendy place to visit, where you can wander through the stunning Edwardian park. It has lots of features, a boating pond, a large waterfall and woodlands, a lovely place to enjoy peace and tranquillity.
The town is a haven for those who enjoy a round of golf with no less than five excellent courses all within a two miles radius of Clarkston. Cathcart Castle Golf Club was established in 1895 and is one of the oldest in the area.
The James Braid designed golf course is played over undulating parkland and offers a challenge to all levels of golfers. The course is surrounded by picturesque and panoramic views of the City of Glasgow.
Everyone will enjoy a day at The World of Wings. All manner of birds of prey can be seen; Hawks, Eagles, Owls, Falcons and other exotics, Scotland’s largest and most extensive Birds of Prey collection. Flying displays, feeding times and falconry tuition are just some of the highlights of the site. The onsite café means you can stay all day.
There are many more exciting things to do and see in the region. For more inspiration, visit:
Property Prices in Clarkston
Clarkston certainly fits the bill if you are hankering after a less hectic lifestyles than that of nearby Glasgow. A population of under 15,000, this quiet town is the perfect spot to head to if you’re looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of big city life.
Searching for a home here poses plenty of choice. From the suburbs of Stamperland Gardens to Alyth Crescent near the centre of town, prospective buyers will find real value for money not just in the town itself but across the wider region too.
Properties have indicated a rise in value of 1.36% in the last three months (since August 2019) and rise of 0.82% over the previous twelve months. You can purchase a detached home from £315,000 a semi-detached house for around £195,000, and flats are selling from £95,000 – All statistics as per Zoopla November 2019.
Popular Places to Live near Clarkston
- East Kilbride
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.