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 Eastbourne
Are you looking to relocate to Eastbourne? 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 Eastbourne 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 Eastbourne. 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 Eastbourne?
Once a sought-after location for retirees, this picturesque part of East Sussex has a population which is on the rise, fast becoming a destination for young families and commuters eager to enjoy the coastal/country lifestyle that living in Eastbourne can offer.
Though Eastbourne is a relatively new town, there is evidence of human occupation in the area from the Stone Age.
For many years it has been a tourist seaside resort, largely thanks to prominent landowner, William Cavendish.
Back in the Victorian era Cavendish meticulously planned the towns layout showcasing some beautiful Victorian architecture, which is still a prominent feature of the town to this day.
With relatively good travel links; Hastings and Brighton are less than 40 mins commute and London only 90 mins away.
Many residents choose to travel to these larger towns and cities in the region for work. However, Eastbourne itself offers plenty of employment too.
Due to it being a holiday town, many jobs in hospitality and tourism are required, especially in the summer months.
There is an above average number of opportunities in retail, finance, food services as well as the scientific and industrial sectors. Home to a branch of Sussex Downs College, education related work is also available.
Access to plenty of entertainment is on many a wish list when considering a move. Eastbourne has this aspect well covered.
Festivals include the annual Beer Festival each October, the Air Show, generally held in August, and this year the 999-emergency services spectacular is set to attract thousands. Making friends is made easier as Eastbourne has plenty of clubs and societies you can join.
This formerly a slightly old-fashioned town, Eastbourne has changed and is now an up and coming relocation hot spot and the perfect place to call home for both young and old.
Eastbourne Schools & Education
There is a range of quality education provision for those who reside in Eastbourne.
The area has 6 state secondary schools, 17 state primary schools, 1 primary special school and 2 secondary special schools. Many of these schools are very favourably rated by Ofsted.
The state funded further education facility of East Sussex College has a campus in Eastbourne. Providing a range of GCSE, GCE A Level, BTEC and vocational programmes for students aged 16–19 years of age, plus a full range of adult FE programmes.
Parts of the University of Brighton are also based in the Meads area of the town.
Eastbourne also has several language colleges and schools, with students coming mainly from Europe.
Private education schools include; Roedean Moira House, St Andrews Prep and the highly regarded Bede’s Prep School.
For assistance finding schools in the region visit the East Sussex Council web site:
Things to do in Eastbourne
With over 500 square miles of countryside, including coastal and market towns, living in East Sussex means that you never have to go far to find something to keep you busy in your spare time.
Adrenaline junkies can enjoy gliding or para gliding over the nearby Downs. There are several centres which offer this experience, visit this portal for more information, https://www.visiteastbourne.com
A steam train ride on the Bluebell Railway in Spring is a delightful way to take in the Sussex countryside.
Ashdown Forest is now one of the largest free public access spaces in the South East. It is a great place for walking and enjoying spectacular views and is known the world over as the ‘home’ of Winnie-the-Pooh.
Another popular green space, The South Downs Way, is a magnificent 100-mile trail that begins in Eastbourne and extends all the way to Winchester. It is enjoyed by thousands each year.
Eastbourne itself offers residents and visitors a three-mile-long seafront promenade which extends along a wide pebble beach. Pubs, restaurants and cafes line the sea front making it a perfect place to enjoy a plate of traditional fish and chips.
Travel Connections for Eastbourne
Connections in Eastbourne are very good. The town is connected to London by the A22 road and to Brighton and Hastings by the A27.
The main railway station is located in the town centre and runs regular services to London Victoria, Gatwick Airport, Hastings and Ashford International. The nearest airport is Shoreham Airport, which is approximately 27 miles by car.
Finding your forever home in Eastbourne will not pose a huge problem, with are some stunning properties for sale.
In the centre of town, the Little Chelsea neighbourhood is where you will find some highly sought-after traditional homes, conveniently close to amenities. East of the centre has a range of late-Victorian and Edwardian townhouses which are also highly prized.
Smaller villages just outside the town such as Friston and Finching command very high prices but offer a home in a stunning country location.
Plenty of choice no matter what your personal circumstances or budget, Eastbourne has much to offer buyers. As a guide you will pay an average of £290,114 for a home in Eastbourne.
One-bedroom flats start at £60,000 and three bed detaches start at £185,000. There are currently 742 homes for sale within a one-mile radius of the town.
With regards to rentals, a one-bedroom flat can be leased for between £360-£750pcm; three-bedroom houses start from £1,050pcm. Rent Prices in Eastbourne are 42.35% lower than in neighbouring Brighton and 64.58% lower than London.
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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.