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 Derby
Are you looking to relocate to Derby? 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 Derby 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 Derby. 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 Derby
The UK’s most central city. A really friendly place, great value for money and very easy to get around.
Pleasant surroundings situated close to the beautiful countryside of the Peak District. Derby successfully manages to combine culture, history, shopping and nightlife.
Although its a city, house purchase, rental prices and the cost of living are cheaper than Manchester or Birmingham.
Located in Southern Derbyshire, Derby is the counties one and only city. It is the most central city in the UK. This central position connects it to the larger cities of Manchester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Birmingham by road via the M1 and M6. As well as this, there are regular rail departures up and down the country. The local East Midlands Airport has flights to destinations all over Europe and further afield.
Derby grew rapidly in the industrial era and claims to be one of the birthplaces of the Industrial Revolution. During the 19th Century, thousands of migrants flocked to the town in search of work and the city became heavily populated.
Today it is large companies such as Rolls Royce and Toyota who are the major players in Derby.
According to the city council, the past decade has seen the creation of 6,100 new jobs for the city. The engineering sector is the most significant contributor to Derby’s economy, closely followed by the retail sector. Interestingly, the city has a large deaf population, around three times higher than the national average, making it a prime location for people who rely on sign language to seek employment.
The busy Derby City centre is compact, of the area is now a pedestrianised zone. There are a good range of High street stores lining the Victorian buildings of the Cornmarket and Victoria Street. Sadler Gate and Iron Gate are lined with 16th-century buildings and has numerous gift shops, clothes shops, pubs and restaurants.
A report in 2017 by Money Super Market named Derby named as one of the least stressful locations to move to in the UK and it is easy to see why. There are all sorts of interesting and exciting things to do in the city.The city of Derby could be the perfect place to put down roots.
Things to do in Derby
There are more than 300 areas of public open space including notable parks such as Elvaston Castle Country Park, Darley Park and Allestree Park. Here you will find a wide range of sporting facilities including the newly built velodrome near the iPro Stadium on Pride Park.
Derby Cathedral is an extremely popular attraction, known as the Cathedral of All Saints. It is a grade I listed cathedral church. As well as a program of services, it also has a memorial to Florence Nightingale. You can stop for tea and cake in the cathedral café, which in 2017 won the annual Derby Food and Drinks Award for Best Customer Service. You can also browse the bookshop and visit the exhibition space which features work by local artists.
To find out what other great activities Derby has to offer, visit:
Schools & Education In Derby
Like most of the UK, Derby operates a non-selective primary and secondary education system with no middle schools.
Good primaries in the area include; Hardwick Primary School which Ofsted rated as outstanding and Derby St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School rated as good with some outstanding qualities.
There are 15 state secondary schools to choose from in Derby some with very good Ofsted results such as Littleover Community School.
If you are looking for private education, Derby Grammar School and Derby High School offer excellent academic results with the latter’s students gaining 5+ GCSEs A*-C or 9-4 including both English and maths. The National average is 61%
The nearest university is the University of Derby. It has its main campus on Kedleston Road and another campus in north Derbyshire at Buxton. The university provides over 300 study programmes at undergraduate level.
Undergraduate programmes as well as short courses, foundation degrees and postgraduate degrees cover most academic disciplines and sub-disciplines.
For more information on local schools in the area visit:
Property Prices in Derby
The housing market in Derby is varied; whether it’s a town or village, contemporary or traditional housing, buying or renting, living in Derby and the surrounding area is very affordable and offers something for everyone.
For upmarket homes, head to Somme Road and Burley Hall Gardens. Homes here are expensive and cost up to £1,038,000.
At the other end of the property ladder, are some of the more affordable streets, where you can certainly find a bargain. Streets to start your search include Boundary Road, Queens Court, and Woburn Place, which are on average worth around £60,000. In these streets, most of the properties are flats and semi-detached homes, which are within or nearby commercial areas.
Of the 878 homes currently on the market, the average price for property in Derby stands at £217,377 as of January 2020. This is according to current Zoopla estimates.
If you are interested in purchasing a brand-new home, you will have a huge choice. There are currently fifteen new development sites located across Derby by some well-known home builders. For details and prices on each site, visit Zoopla:
Popular Places to Live near Derby
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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.