Move to Crawley 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 visit your home 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 Crawley
Are you looking for a removals company which can help you move to or from the Crawley area?
White & Company offers an unrivalled removals service having built up an enviable reputation based on excellent customer service, highly trained teams and a fleet of well-maintained vehicles.
As members of the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI we adhere to the very highest standards of service and all moves booked with us are protected by a price and service guarantee.
We serve most areas throughout Sussex, including Brighton, Hove, Lewes, Worthing and Crawley.
We also offer a variety of flexible storage options with 19 storage locations throughout the UK and are happy to discuss these options with you at any time.
To find out more about how White & Company can help you move to Crawley or to simply enquire about one of our services give us a call today to receive a free home survey and written quotation.
Why Move to Crawley?
Originally established as a post-war market town following the passing of the New Towns Act 1946, the town is fast becoming a sought-after location for young professionals and expanding businesses.
On your doorstep you have access to the beautiful Sussex countryside and the scenic south coast, as well as the thriving cosmopolitan city of Brighton.
The town itself offer residents a pleasant environment in which to live, work and play. Its charming historic high street is lined with many well-known retail chains as well as smaller, independent stores.
Located 28 miles south of Charing Cross (London) and 18 miles north of the Sussex capital of Brighton and Hove, Crawley is well placed for those looking to commute to bustling cities for work but retire at the end of the day to the peaceful confines of a leafy town.
Work life balance between city and countryside living.
Impressive travel links and good value for money properties, according to research carried out by one of the South’s leading estate agents, Savills.
Situated right next door to Gatwick Airport for those travelling for work or leisure.
Green open spaces galore with no shortage of parks and outdoor recreational facilities.
Many large multi-national organisations have offices within the town and some leading companies are headquartered in Crawley town centre
Schools & Education
With an expanding population of around 112,000 there is a wide choice of schooling in the area to meet the demand. Crawley boasts 31 primary schools and six secondary schools in total.
All six secondaries have a sixth form, the newest opening at Oriel High in September 2008.
Pupils with special needs are educated at the two special schools in the town: Manor Green Primary School and Manor Green College, each of which covers the full spectrum of needs.
Further education is provided by Central Sussex College which opened in 1958 but later merged with other local colleges to form the new institute in August 2005.
The college also provides higher education courses in partnership with the county universities located at Chichester and Brighton.
Working in Crawley
Crawley is one of the fastest growing towns in the UK. The latest Centre for Cities report revealed that it currently boasts the highest employment rate in the UK and over 150,000 people are now employed.
What’s more Crawley has the third highest weekly earnings and second lowest level of inequality in the UK. It is also the eighth most productive city in the UK, with an average gross value added (GVA) of £59,500 per worker.
The rapid growth of Gatwick Airport, one of the UK’s busiest airports since the 1940s, has provided opportunities for businesses in the aviation, transport, warehousing and distribution industries and remains one of the major employers in the region.
Other large industries and providers of jobs in Crawley are in the areas of wholesale and retail, transportation, tourism, and engineering.
Forecasts indicate that the upward economic trend that the town currently enjoys, is set to continue well into the future.
Living in Crawley
Living in Crawley you will have access to some great health and leisure facilities, be close to some good local amenities, and are just a short train journey away from top attractions in Brighton and London.
Finding some open green spaces to enjoy in your spare time is not difficult. Each of Crawley’s neighbourhoods has self-contained recreational areas, and there are other larger parks throughout the town.
The Memorial Gardens, on the eastern side of Queen’s Square, presents art displays, children’s play areas and lawns. Tilgate Park and Nature Centre feature walled gardens, lakes, large areas of woodland with footpaths, bridleways and even a golfing area.
Crawley Museum which tells the history of the town through objects and their stories has an active programme of regular events and temporary exhibitions which reflect various aspects of the town’s development to the present day.
Its collections include objects from its medieval settlement, the Victorian period and the 20th Century New Town development. Entry is free of charge and is well worth a visit.
Crawley Property Prices
Demand for property in Crawley is generally very high, boosted by the local employment opportunities and the town’s excellent transport links.
The local housing stock consists mostly of terraced homes, which are the most popular type of property sold here, but also includes plenty of detached and semi- detached abodes, flats, apartments, maisonettes, bungalows and retirement properties.
Although property values in the town are higher than the national average, they are still affordable especially when compared to the upmarket West Sussex villages of Crawley Down and Rowfant.
Some of the most popular residential neighbourhoods in an around the town include Southgate, Maidenbower, Three Bridges, Tilgate, Pound Hill and Furnace Green.
The average price for property in Crawley stood at £337,795 as of June 2019, according to property market experts, Zoopla.
As a guide you can expect to pay an average of £540,000 for a detached home, £354,000 for a semi, £282,000 for a terraced and around £209,000 for a one bedroom apartment.
Popular Places to Live Near Crawley
White & Company offer removals & storage solutions for the entire area, including:
- Turners Hill
- East Grinstead
- South Nutfield
- Blindley Heath
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.