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 Congleton
Are you looking to relocate to Congleton? 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 151 years’ servicing the Congleton 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 Congleton. 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’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, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Congleton?
One of Cheshire’s prettiest market towns, Congleton sits nicely at the foot of the Pennine Hills commonly known as the “backbone of England” For a town which offers such modern amenities, it also has an interesting and varied history to tell.
According to legend, Congleton was once known as Beartown in a time when bear hunting was a normal sport. The story says that a particularly aggressive bear was purchased to enhance the town’s hunting reputation. It is still to this day sometimes referred to as Beartown.
Having direct access to the busy M6 motorway makes Congleton a good choice with regard to commuting for work. Warrington, Stoke-on-Trent, and Stockport are just a few of the larger locations which are easily reached from the town by road. The local railway station also provides links to Manchester, Stoke-On-Trent, Macclesfield, and Sheffield.
Not everyone chooses to work outside the town.
Once an important hub for the textile industry, today Congleton is a thriving town with opportunities for working across a diverse range of businesses. A huge attraction is the towns’ rural location, additionally, it lies on the bank of the River Dane which provides a rather romantic landscape for all to enjoy.
Congleton is a mix of beautiful countryside, good schools, and excellent value for money property-wise. Small wonder that Congleton emerges as one of the most popular relocation destinations in the county.
Congleton Schools & Education
Having 10 primaries and two secondaries providing quality education to Congleton children, finding a good school for your child should prove easy.
For all things school-related the Cheshire East Council is the place to go. Catchment areas, term dates, Ofsted reports, and plenty of other important information are all available via their online website:
“Outstanding” rated Ofsted primaries in the town include Saint Mary’s Catholic Primary School and Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy.
Congleton High School and Eaton Bank Academy for 11-18 years have both been rated as “good” following their most recent inspections.
Within a 3-mile radius, five independent schools are offering private education for children aged 5-18 years.
Aidenswood and Roaches School provide special education for children with varying degrees of physical and mental disabilities and impressively, both are said to be “outstanding” according to Ofsted.
For FE Colleges, the closest to Congleton is Macclesfield College. Rated well by Ofsted which primarily offers BTEC and NVQ qualifications. The college is noted within the local area as an aerospace engineering college.
Things to do in Congleton
Spoilt for choice, residents in Congleton have a huge list of attractions, open spaces, historical sites, and plenty of other sources of entertainment available.
Here is just a small offering of what you can expect.
Astbury Mere Country Park – www.astburymerecountrypark.uk
Astbury Water Sports Centre – www.peak.co.uk/astbury-water-sports-centre/
Congleton Museum – www.congletonmuseum.co.uk
Biddulph Valley Way – www.cheshireeast.gov.uk
Brereton Heath Nature Reserve – www.visitcheshire.com
Apedale Heritage Centre – www.apedale.co.uk
Congleton Golf Club – www.congletongolfclub.co.uk
Whether you decide to rent for a time, or purchase a home in Congleton, there is a wide variety of housing situated in friendly residential neighbourhoods.
Ever-expanding, new homes are abundant.
For traditionalists there is also a smattering of period properties available too, most are situated in the upmarket area of Mossley.
Astbury Mere Country Park is a beautiful green space and homes which sit close by are always in demand.
Plus, there are also many beautiful properties located in the more rural hamlets surrounding Congleton such as Hulme Walfield and the ancient parish of Astbury.
So, what can you expect to have to pay to own a home in Congleton?
The most popular home on the market currently, viewed 419 times during the past 30 days is a modest semi-detached house for sale for a guide price of £130,000.
One-bedroom homes go for between £100,000 – £145,000
For a two Bedroom property £120,000 – £500,000
Three bedrooms sell for between – £130,00 – £400,000.
There are 54 homes on the market and Zoopla has calculated that the average cost to purchase a property in Congleton is £262,097, a fraction over the average for the County.
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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.