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 Croydon
Are you looking to relocate to Croydon? 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 Croydon 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 Croydon. 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.
Why Move to Croydon
Why not? This London town has managed to shake off its boring grey reputation and has emerged as an upcoming trendy location with tons of appeal.
Croydon enjoys an extensive shopping district and an extremely busy night-time economy. In fact, in recent years, it has expanded at a very rapid rate with hundreds of new properties being built and a revitalised business sector.
Being located in Zone 5 it is just a 20-minute hop into central London, plenty of city workers have chosen to call Croydon home with the added bonus of providing properties with lower price tags when compared to the City.
Getting around is via a number of means, including Croydon Tramlink. An 18½-mile light rail network providing services to Croydon, and its surrounding areas.
Family friendly, Croydon has some very nice green spaces with South Norwood Country Park, Lloyd Park and the Rowndshaw being firm favourites, ideal for a bike ride, exercising or burning off the little one’s excess energy.
The area has a surprisingly large number of golf courses. There are six to choose from located within a mile or two from the town centre.
Croydon has developed as an important hub for shopping in the area and is home to Centrale shopping centre. One of the largest covered retail developments in London offering a diverse selection of shops and restaurants.
To compliment the modern shops, the town has one of the oldest fruit and veg markets in London and is still going strong. A good old-fashioned piece of traditional city culture.
Croydon is one of those towns which strikes up a perfect work/life balance no matter what your personal circumstances.
Whether you have got a family, living alone, retired or a student there’s always something new to discover in this exciting South London borough.
Schools & Education
Parents new to the area will find a very diverse choice when it comes to education, from state, independent, religiously affiliated, and special schools, Croydon covers all aspects.
Well known for its Further Education provision, Croydon College is the only FE college to have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. It was also the first to be awarded UNICEF’s Rights Respecting Schools Award accreditation, the highest accolade awarded by UNICEF UK.
The fantastic BRIT School is a leading Performing & Creative Arts school in the UK and is also a popular choice. Its past students include Leona Lewis, Jessie J, Amy Winehouse, and Adele.
Most of the towns primary schools have been rated as “good” by Ofsted with St John’s CofE Primary School and Park Hill Infant School having been rated as “outstanding”.
There are plenty of highly regarded secondaries and Coloma Convent Girls’ School is among one of the best. A comprehensive school located on the outskirts of town Ofsted has awarded it with an “outstanding” rating.
Things to do in Croydon
Living in Croydon means you are never short of something to do. Here is a little information about some of the places you can visit across the borough:
At Lloyd Park, off Coombe Road, you can have something to eat at the Park Life Community Café. The park also has a disc golf course, a playground, an outdoor gym, a small pond and football pitches for hire.
Croydon is known for its restaurants and cocktail bars and there are plenty of pubs and clubs in the town centre, attracting many young people from the surrounding region.
London Croydon Airport was once Britain’s first major international airport to honour this accolade, the Croydon Airport Visitor Centre opened in 2000. It was the winner of a British Tourism Award. Exhibition space includes displays located in the world’s oldest Air Traffic Control Tower in Airport House.
The 14-mile Wandle Trail follows the route of the River Wandle from Croydon to the Thames at Wandsworth. It allows you to enjoy the heritage, flora, and fauna of this typical chalk stream in the heart of some of south London’s most industrialised landscape.
South Norwood Country Park is a 50 hectare stretch of countryside and parkland. The park offers a good range of wildlife habitats, including grassland, scrub and a sizeable lake, attracting a range of birds throughout the year. One of the most popular sites in south London.
The historical Croydon Minster is steeped in history, it is the resting place for six Archbishops of Canterbury. You can call in on any day of the year, except Thursdays, to look around for free and during Heritage Open Weekend in June the church organises tours which will take you up the 125-foot tower to the bell room and clock.
Once full of old sixties style properties, much needed re-generation has led to an abundance of newer more modern homes now being available.
The towns affordable housing prices make it a magnet for both students attending many of London’s colleges and universities and for young couples who are starting families and require more green space.
Properties in Croydon had an overall average price of £386,295 over the last year, compare this to the average cost of London homes £789,811 and you can see the massive savings to be had.
Overall, sold prices in Croydon over the last year were 5% up on the previous year so buying in the town makes good financial sense.
As per Zoopla
Ongoing investment into the area ensures that Croydon’s property outlook is only going to improve.
Popular Places to Live near the Croydon
- Dulwich Village
- New Malden
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.