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 Devizes
Are you looking to relocate to Devizes? 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 Devizes 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 Devizes. 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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Devizes?
Wiltshire’s hidden gem Devizes is an incredibly interesting market town which has in the past been named as the fourth best place to live in the UK! The town is named after the Latin ‘ad devizas’ meaning ‘at the boundaries and it developed around a Norman castle built by Osmund Bishop of Salisbury in 1080 at the boundary of three Saxon parishes.
Packed with over 500 listed buildings centring around a beautiful marketplace area which is the main focus of the town. It’s the perfect location with regards to world renowned entertainment.
The market Square is a bustling hive of activity. Home to most of the town’s many coffee shops, restaurants, shops, pubs as well as the indoor market. There are many independent boutiques to discover downside little streets and alleyways, all of which give the town a quaint, historic feel.
Newcomers can look forward to a very community conscious town which is host to an array of events even a much larger town would be proud of. The International Street Festival sees a fantastic programme welcoming some of the best street performers, contemporary circus acts, dancers, musicians, and walkabout shows from UK and Europe.
Although Devizes is around 15 miles from the M4, several smaller main roads pass through the town, including the A360, A361 and A342. The closest railway stations are at Melksham, Chippenham and Pewsey offering services up and down the region.
Devizes has very good bus connections to surrounding towns and as a handy extra, it has a daily National Express coach service to and from London Victoria, via Heathrow Airport.
There is a regular bus service to and from Stonehenge. So, getting around is not too tiresome.
The cherry on the top for this wonderful town is that schools are of an excellent standard with all but one rated as “good” by Ofsted. It is fair to say that Devizes doesn’t just merely “cover the basics” when it comes to finding your forever home, it absolutely smashes it!
Devizes Schools & Education
Not only is being near a good school one of the top pre-requisites for those moving with children, but homes in well rated school zones are also in higher demand for buyers and fetch higher resale prices.
You might have to spend a little more initially, but it will be a bonus in the long run.
Devizes schools are run by Wiltshire County Council.
You might want to explore their web site which offers plenty of useful information for enrolling new children into local schools.
Primaries performing particularly well are St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Devizes, Southbroom Infants’ School and The Trinity Church of England Primary Academy.
Devizes School is a mixed comprehensive for young people aged 11 to 18. The school is the only secondary in the town, and it also serves many surrounding villages.
Dauntsey’s School is situated 6 miles from Devizes, it is the closest private school to the town. A co-ed independent boarding and day school in West Lavington, Dauntsey’s provides an excellent all-round secondary education for boys and girls aged 11-18.
Things to do in Devizes
Devizes provides a veritable playground for its residents when it comes to the entertainment factor.
There is so much to see in the town, outside the town and throughout the county of Wiltshire.
Get on the water. Bisected by the Kennet & Avon canal, which forms a length of waterway joining London to Bristol, and just a few minutes from the town by foot. An engineering and aesthetic marvel it has no less than twenty-nine locks. Ideal for boating, canoeing, fishing and just to walk alongside.
The mighty chalk downs are full of ancient byways and prehistoric earthworks providing a scenic playground for walkers and cyclists alike and the views along the way are stunning.
The iconic Cherhill White Horse can be seen for miles around and is one of only eight chalk white horses in Wiltshire. The second oldest, it was made under the guidance of Dr Christopher Alsop of Calne in 1780, now a popular stop off point with walkers on the downs.
Wadworth Brewery as yet another popular attraction. Sample their famous 6X and meet the Shire horses that still deliver to pubs in the town. Boasting a free self-guided exhibition of brewing memorabilia, a unique collection of hand painted pub signs, and much more, there really is more to Wadworth than meets the eye.
Wiltshire Heritage Museum is hosted in a very attractive building in Devizes. Its collections are designated as being of National Significance and are a unique resource for those researching the archaeology, history, art, or natural history of Wiltshire. The museum is home to a huge number of interesting exhibits and well worth visiting.
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For a town the size of Devizes, the local property market is surprisingly active.
There are buildings from every period for sale but, you would not expect anything less from such a historic background.
Full of old and new, Devizes also has some contemporary new homes available for purchase.
Currently there is a small development consisting of 7 properties available. Built by QDOS Homes, you can own a brand new 3-bed property finished to a high spec.
To meet the need of Senior Citizens there are some very nice retirement properties for sale within walking distance of Devizes town centre, these start from around £70,000.
The average price paid for a property in the town is £361,369 and in terms of property types, flats in Devizes sold for an average of £ 141,063 and terraced houses for £270,019.
All stats as per Zoopla February 2023.
Popular Places to Live near Devizes
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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.