With White & Company moving to Dunfermline is simple. Complete our online form for a free moving quotation.
Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8UT
Tel: 01383 807918
Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline, KY11 8UT
Tel: 01383 807918
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.
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.
Are you looking for a removals company to help you move to or from Dunfermline? With so many different things to organise and so many options available the choice can feel overwhelming.
Everyone has different ideas as to what a quality removals service should cover, but most will agree they want a company offering value for money, expertise and with a solid reputation.
At White & Company we are aware that no two moves are the same and look to treat each of our clients on an individual basis. A large portion of our business is generated by word of mouth, which we feel is the best confirmation of good service.
Whether you are looking to move to a larger home, downsize or even relocating to a new country, t will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly. At White & Company, we value your possessions and custom and offer a variety of storage, packing and delivery solutions to make your move stress-free.
For that extra added security, we are founder members of the industry’s leading regulators; British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI. As member of these prestigious organisations we undergo regular audits and must adhere to rigorous standards set for the removals industry.
White & Company has 16 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 240 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
“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.
Warmly known to locals as the ‘Auld Grey Toun’ for its mass of grey stone buildings and church Abbeys, Dunfermline is a historic city and former capital of Scotland. While the town no longer continues to hold such privileged status, it remains a major employment hub for West Fife and hosts some of the largest employers in the UK, including Sky UK, Lloyds and Nationwide.
Dunfermline has enjoyed significant expansion since 1999 and regeneration has become a priority for the town in recent years again with further plans for the development of 6,000 new homes, three new schools, along with significant investment in local infrastructure and leisure facilities.
New housing developments have been specifically aimed at drawing first time buyers into the area and house prices are cheaper than Perth. Dunfermline is also very well connected for young professionals with easy access on to the M90 and a convenient commuting distance to Edinburgh — only 35 minutes by rail. The nearest airport (Edinburgh) is only a 25-minute drive away.
The huge selection of 126 well-tended parks dotted throughout the town and the large selection of highly regarded schools also makes Dunfermline a population location with young families. Many of the parks have amenities suited to families, such as bouncy castles, adventure play areas, bowling greens and tennis courts.
The town has also gained a reputation as being Fife’s main shopping destination and hosts a mixture of shopping outlets, malls, high street brands and independent shops. Retail is incredibly important to the local economy and accounts for 18% of all employment in the area.
With many historical sites to explore such as the Dunfermline Royal Palace and iconic entertainment venues such as Carnegie Hall, you will not be short of activities to get involved with.
If you are planning a day out, there is plenty to do in and around Dunfermline.
Below is a list of some of most popular attractions:
Scottish Vintage Bus Museum – www.soc.napier.ac.uk
Deep Sea World – www.deepseaworld.com
Dunfermline Golf Club – www.dunfermlinegolfclub.com/Intro.aspx
For more ideas and to find out what Dunfermline has to offer in the way of entertainment, things to do, what’s on, food and drink and accommodation visit the following websites:
There is a good range of schools for children of all ages in Dunfermline. Queen Anne High School and St Columba’s Roman Catholic High School are two of the most highly regarded schools in the area.
For a comprehensive list visit the following web site:
Once you have relocated to your new home in Dunfermline, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
One of the first things you will want to do once you have successfully moved to Dunfermline is to register with a local doctor’s surgery. Don’t forget to inform your current surgery that you are relocating so they can forward on your records or arrange access.
For a comprehensive list of doctor’s surgeries, Opticians and dentists visit:
Dunfermline Council looks after all administrative issues regarding Dunfermline and the local area. Visit the local council website (http://www.fife.gov.uk) to find up to date information regarding:
Dustbin & recycling collection dates
Properties in Dunfermline tend to be lower in value than Perth and certainly much lower than the rest of the UK. The average house price in Dunfermline is currently £179,226. Properties have shown a good increase of 4.33% during the past year.
There is a large selection of beautiful Victorian and Edwardian style properties available. You can purchase a family detached home for £276,627, a semi for around £161,000 and terraced homes for £129,000.
The most expensive streets are Charlestown, Oakley and Crombie Point. Stats as per Zoopla 23 November 2018.
If you are interested in purchasing a brand-new home. There are currently several new development sites offering a range of new homes. Prices vary from first time buyer properties to large executive homes:
Below is a rough guide to the eight closest towns and villages to Dunfermline:
Once you have settled into your new home you will want to start making new friends. It is often easier if you have younger children as parents often start chatting at the school gate. However, there are plenty of social networks, clubs and local activities to attend in the local area which are designed to help you meet new friends
Below are a few websites to visit which many help:
Voluntary Organisations — https://www.fifevoluntaryaction.org.uk/volopps.asp
Karate Club — https://www.fifeshotokan.com/
Floral Art Club — http://www.safas.org.uk/Dunfermline/
Squash Club — http://www.dunfermlinesquash.co.uk
Hiking — http://www.glenrotheshillwalkers.co.uk/
Young mums Meetups —https://mumsmeetup.com
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.