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 East Kilbride
Are you looking to relocate to East Kilbride? 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 East Kilbride 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 East Kilbride. 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.
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 East Kilbride?
The largest town in South Lanarkshire, East Kilbride was one of Scotland’s first “New Towns”. Built as an alternative solution to the overcrowding conditions residents were experiencing in 1947 following WW2. East Kilbride has since gone on to become one of the most successful new towns in Scotland.
Nicely bordered by some very lovely countryside which offers a range of welcome spaces for recreational purposes. There is a variety of parks dotted throughout the town.
Calderglen Country Park has a choice of woodland walks and contains the ruins of both Calderglen Castle and Craigneith Castle.
One of the main attractions for residents is East Kilbride’s handy location. It sits just 8 miles from the city of Glasgow and just under an hour’s car journey (47 miles) from the capital of Edinburgh. A continually expanding centre for retail, property and business ensures the town is a busy one economically. There are many high-tech industries and globally renowned companies such as Coca-Cola, Rolls Royce and Burns Stewart Whisky Distillers in the region.
For shopping, the East Kilbride Shopping Centre, is the area’s largest undercover shopping complex. Home to around 180 shops including catering and leisure outlets.
Whilst ‘The Village’, the oldest part of East Kilbride, is home to a variety of quaint independents, restaurants, cafes, and pubs. East Kilbride offers so much, great amenities, fast connections to plenty of places in the region and enough going on recreationally to keep everyone happy.
East Kilbride Schools & Education
Moving to a new area and having to find a good school for your children can be stressful.
It is good to know that in East Kilbride there are some particularly good education options.
With at least 6 pre-school centres and around 24 primary schools spread across the town education provision for the youngest children is well catered for.
Education Scotland is the Scottish Governments education watchdog and following their most recent inspections in 2019, Mount Cameron Primary School and St Hilary’s Primary School were found to be “good” with some “very Good” aspects.
One of the largest secondaries in the town, in fact in the county, is Calderglen High School.
A state-run secondary school situated in the St Leonards area. The school has around 1800 students enrolling each year. The well-known TV presenter Lorraine Kelly was a former pupil.
There are also several community education centres and establishments to meet the needs of those with special educational requirements.
Calderglen High shares a campus with Sanderson High School, a special school catering to students with learning difficulties.
FE provision is via South Lanarkshire College. The college offers a range of courses which cover most career-focused qualifications.
Recognised right across Scotland, SLC enjoys a reputation as a high-performing provider of further and higher education and is the best-performing college in Scotland for overall student achievement.
Things to do in East Kilbride
Having plenty of choices when it comes to your downtime makes all the difference to your mental and physical well-being.
East Kilbride and its surrounding region offer some good all-around family days out.
Here is a small sample of attractions you may wish to consider:
East Kilbride Property
Property in the town comes in a variety of styles and prices.
The cost of a home ranges from £40,000 for an ex-council flat up to £574,995 for a five-bedroom brand-new detached house.
The average price for property in East Kilbride stands at a very affordable £167,484.
The town’s expansion has led to a high number of new build developments.
Five are currently under construction by several well-known building companies such as Barratt and Miller Homes.
For more information regarding new builds in the area visit the portal here.
Popular Places to Live near East Kilbride
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