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 Downham Market
Are you looking to relocate to Downham Market? 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 Downham Market 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 Downham Market. 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 Downham Market
Downham Market, sometimes simply referred to as Downham, is a market town located in the county of Norfolk. Nicely placed it sits on the edge of the Fens on the River Great Ouse.
The town began as a Saxon settlement, sited around the elevated ground on which the local Church was built.
Downham is one of the county’s oldest Market Towns and was granted its Market status by the year 1050. The attractive marketplace is immediately identifiable by the splendid and unusual black and white clock. Today market days are still held on Fridays and Saturdays as well as a craft and collectibles market every other Saturday – a place that attracts lots of people from around the area.
There is a real community feel to the town, with a host of regular well attended events held throughout the year. Although Downham is well-equipped with facilities, offering both a modern leisure centre and a weekly market, nearby are several larger towns including Kings Lynn and Wisbech. Look out for St Winnolds Day and St. George’s Day celebrations, the Downham Market Water Festival, and the Christmas lights switch-on ceremony.
You can also find plenty of shops to browse in the town, including craft shops, independent stores, and boutiques. Combine these local businesses with well-known retailers and department stores and you are in for a pleasurable shopping experience.
Travelling further afield is enhanced by Downham’s great connections. You can reach Cambridge in 35 minutes, Ely in 18 and London in 90, on a fast train. The seaside at Hunstanton takes around 45 minutes. It is easy to see why so many people love Downham Market.
Schools & Education
Three primary schools serve the town – Hillcrest, Denver, and Nelson Primary. Ofsted has inspected all three and found them to be “good”.
There is one secondary in the town which also offers students sixth form education post 16.
Downham Market High has experienced some problems; however, measures were put in place to address its shortcomings. In 2022, According to Ofsted inspectors, the school has had its best rating for many years and is now rated as being a “good” school.
When it is time for students to move onto further education, they have to travel outside of the town.
One of the closest colleges is the College of West Anglia, 13 miles from the town. The college has more than 10,000 students and 800 staff and plenty of courses available.
Things to do in Downham Market
There is no chance of being bored because you will find some interesting things to do and see in and close to the town.
Sailing and boating enthusiasts will certainly feel at home here. The Norfolk Broads are a popular holiday area situated in the triangle of Norwich, Lowestoft, and Sea Palling, where 30 “broads” provide miles of navigable waterways.
Cruise along the river to Denver, where there are several moorings along your voyage where you can stop and enjoy the unique landscape.
In and around the town are some stunning countryside walks, bridle paths, and cycleways.
All offer a unique way to enjoy Norfolk’s pretty scenery.
There are plenty of small villages with traditional pubs where you can stop and enjoy a spot of lunch.
If you fancy a change from rural landscapes, you can take a trip to the coast to the north.
Less than an hour from Downham is the little town of Hunstanton. It is a traditional seaside town. It faces west across The Wash, making it one of the few places on the east coast where the sun can be seen setting over the sea.
For more ideas on things to see and do near Downham Market click here.
Downham is often referred to as the “gingerbread town” due to its many little cottages (made of a cakey sandstone) located in the town centre.
There are some fine 18th Century properties on the High Street and along Bridge Street right down to the riverfront.
Some of the best areas to buy are in Bexwell Road. Here you can find some lovely, affordable, and sizable period properties which offer quick access to main roads.
Downham offers value for money when it comes to purchasing a home. Detached homes sell on average for £305,106, semi-detached £231,768, terraces sell for an average of £192,505 and a one bedroomed apartment will cost around £144,444.
Stats as per Zoopla August 2022.
Popular Places to Live near Downham Market
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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.