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 Company Colchester for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Colchester? Moving home is not something we do regularly 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 so much to organise.
This is where enlisting the services of a reliable removal company is crucial.
White & Company is a family-owned business with over 150 years of service to the Colchester 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 also offer the storage of some or all your effects.
We have 19 secure storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve all towns and villages around Colchester. 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.
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 265 specialist vehicles, fully trained and security-cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Colchester?
As Britain’s first Roman city, Colchester enjoys a varied and interesting history with links to riots and sieges.
In later years it became an army barracks town and in 1884 the town even experienced an earthquake measuring 4.7 magnitude on the Richter scale!
Thankfully in modern times, Colchester is a lot more peaceful and is considered to be one of the safest places to live in the UK.
Neatly nestled in an enviable position on the doorstep of Dedham Dale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, Colchester’s proximity to the sea and stunning Essex countryside makes it an excellent place to escape from all the pressures of working life.
Its excellent train connections render it a viable commuter hub also. By rail you can reach London in under an hour, Ipswich in 20 minutes and Chelmsford in 25 minutes.
Colchester is an incredibly well-connected city with Stanstead airport just 30 miles away.
In terms of working opportunities, Colchester has a lot going for it with the cathedral city fast becoming a tech hub not just in the East but the UK at large.
Owing to key investments in the digital infrastructure Colchester is one of the fastest connected locations across the EU (top 11%) and is fast becoming a magnet for creative, digital and IT businesses.
Colchester boasts a fantastic range of local amenities, good schools, and attractions, including one of the best zoos in the country.
Whether you’re an oysters and wine connoisseur or a sunbed dweller, there’s a lifestyle for just about everyone in this burgeoning market town.
Colchester School & Education
As is the case for the rest of Essex, Colchester’s state schooling operates a two-tier system.
There is a good selection of secondary schools. Two of the local secondary schools are selective, Colchester Royal Grammar School and Colchester County High School for Girls, the remainder being comprehensive.
Tertiary education is provided by several institutions.
Things to Do in Colchester
When the time comes to enjoy a day out there are an awful lot of places to pique your interest in Colchester.
Here are some of the town’s best and well-known attractions:
Colchester Castle: A well-preserved Norman castle built on the foundations of a Roman temple. It houses a museum showcasing the history of the town, its Roman roots, and more.
Colchester Zoo: It has been a family favourite for many years. Featuring a wide variety of animals from around the world, the zoo focuses on conservation and education.
Beth Chatto Gardens: A beautiful set of gardens designed by Beth Chatto. The gardens showcase a range of planting styles, from gravel gardens to water gardens.
Mersea Island: Just a short drive from Colchester, Mersea Island is known for its seafood, sandy beaches, and scenic views.
Hollytrees Museum: A museum located in an 18th-century townhouse, offering insights into the history of Colchester and its residents.
Colchester Natural History Museum: Part of the Colchester Castle complex, this museum displays a variety of natural history specimens and exhibits.
Colchester Arts Centre: A venue that hosts a range of cultural events including live music, comedy shows, and theatre performances.
Colchester Roman Wall: Parts of the original Roman wall that surrounded the town are still visible today and provide a glimpse into Colchester’s ancient history.
Colchester has a huge selection of property types from traditional Edwardian, Georgian and Victorian properties to more modern style apartments and developments which have been erected as part of the city’s ongoing regeneration projects.
One of the more hotly sought-after areas is Lexden, where within the space of a few hundred yards there are two 400-year-old watermills which are both now private residences, a 100-year-old iron bridge and two nature reserves.
There are a wide range of properties in the area from bungalows to large detached, all of which generally hold their prices well. Other popular areas are Stanway, West Bergholt and Nayland, where some of the homes for sale fetch well over £1m.
Popular Places to Live near Colchester
- East Bergholt
- Eight Ash Green
- Great Bentley
- Great Horkesley
- Great Tey
- Layer de la Haye
- Marks Tey
- Mersea Island
- St. Osyth