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 Dunstable
Are you looking to relocate to Dunstable? 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 Dunstable 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 Dunstable. 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 Dunstable?
Lying east of the Chiltern Hills and 30 miles north of London, Dunstable provides great access to the M1, M25, and other major cities by rail and road
Popular due to both its accessibility and rural settings on the Dunstable Downs and Blows Downs.
The cost of living in Dunstable is relatively low compared to London or other places in the Bedfordshire region
In years gone by, Dunstable was a stop-over for kings, noblemen, and the clergy on their way in and out of London.
The location of Dunstable and its ease of access is a huge attraction for those wanting to live in a more rural setting.
Those moving here for work will find that unemployment rates in Dunstable remain consistently below the national average and the redevelopment of the region is creating further opportunities within the town.
The town itself has good facilities, with a range of shops including many well-known high-street retailers.
Many of the town’s shops are located around The Quadrant, a large shopping centre in the middle of the town.
Also nearby are other attractions such as the Grove Theatre, Priory House Heritage Centre and the Priory Church.
Situated in Dunstable’s beautiful downlands is its most famous feature, the “White Lion”. Carved into the chalk hills to mark the opening of Whipsnade Wild Animal Park approximately 40 years ago.
The 147 metre-long (482 feet) lion is clearly visible on the side of Dunstable Downs.
In recent years, the local Council have been addressing the need for new housing and the creation of more employment in the region.
Dunstable Schools & Education
If you are moving to Dunstable and have a young family, or plan to raise one in the future, education is of course a major concern.
There are 23 primary schools across Dunstable, offering residents a huge choice.
Several of the best according to Ofsted which received an “outstanding” rating are; Toddington St George Lower School, Dunstable Icknield Lower School and Beecroft Lower School.
Children feed into three secondaries; All Saints Academy, Queensbury Academy and Manshead CE Academy all rated as “good” by Ofsted.
The Chiltern School and Weatherfield Academy are coeducational special schools in Dunstable.
These schools educate pupils from the wider Central Bedfordshire area.
Central Bedfordshire College is a further education site which serves students from Dunstable and the surrounding rural area and has four campuses across Central Bedfordshire, in Dunstable, Houghton Regis, Luton and Leighton Buzzard.
Things to do in Dunstable
There is plenty to occupy those with a love of the outdoors.
The striking landscape in the region forms part of the Chilterns, a range of chalk hills, which surrounds Dunstable and poses some stunning walks where you can discover a wealth of wildlife: As well as Iron Age hill forts and burial mounds at the Totternhoe Knolls.
Here a few more exciting things to inspire you:
Leighton Buzzard Railway –Ideal for families with young children providing visitors with an insight into locomotives and the opportunity to ride on steam trains. www.buzzrail.co.uk
Wrest Park –A gorgeous location in all seasons, Wrest Park provides visitors with the stunning visuals of over 3 centuries of landscape.
Stockwood Discovery Centre – Great for nature and art lovers alike, you can enjoy long walks containing sculptures here, as well as a collection of historic carriages, and the areas last tram.
Woburn Safari Park- Over 300 acres of parkland are home to a plethora of exciting and beautiful animals, including white rhino, elephants and black bears. https://www.woburnsafari.co.uk
Dunstable offers buyers a good assortment of different styles and prices when it comes to purchasing or renting a home.
Even though the average cost of property is currently standing at £311,176 higher than the national average, there are certainly some bargains to be found which are much cheaper.
For those with a modest budget, listed with Zoopla is a two-bedroom shared ownership apartment situated in a modern development within south west Dunstable.
It benefits from local commuter routes as well as being close to local shops and on sale for just £34,000. For something larger three-bedroom homes start at £220,000 right up to £925,000.
According to Zoopla, the market has slowed in Dunstable in recent months and is indicating a fall of 0.33% in house values over the past year.
If you intend to rent before you buy, Dunstable has 135 homes available to rent within one-mile radius of the town. As of January 2020 rental costs range from £537 for a one bedroom flat up to £1148 for a four bedroomed house.
Stats as per Zoopla January 2020.
Popular Places to Live near Dunstable
- Hemel Hempstead
- Leighton Buzzard
- Little Gaddesden
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.