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 Falkirk
Are you looking to relocate to Falkirk? 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 Falkirk 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 Falkirk. 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 Falkirk?
The Stirlingshire town of Falkirk sits in Scotland’s central belt in the Fourth Valley. It is perfectly situated for travel east or west and lays midway between Glasgow and the capital city of Edinburgh.
Falkirk’s two train stations provide services to both major cities making them easily commutable, whilst the M80 and A90 are the main routes by road.
Having been rated as one of the top places in the UK to live in 2015, Falkirk offers an excellent quality of life and a very favourable cost of living.
Being located in the central lowlands means the town is surrounded by picturesque countryside and stunning river walks along the Forth and Clyde Canal. Outstanding attractions include The Kelpies, The Helix and The Falkirk Wheel.
Falkirk has a fully pedestrianised town centre and a large shopping centre, the Howgate, offering a diverse and exciting experience for visitors and residents alike.
The extensive retail provisions allows a great selection of independent boutiques, speciality stores and gift shops, as well as high street regulars and fashion favourites.
When you fancy a change of scenery, the area around Falkirk has a number of interesting smaller towns to explore such as Grangemouth, Bo’ness, Stenhousemuir and Denny, with each town offering their own unique experience.
As if living in a beautiful location, far enough away from the busyness of city working and plenty to do is not enough, the cherry on the top is the town’s moderate housing costs. Properties in Falkirk have had an overall average price of only £128,939 over the last year!
Falkirk Schools & Education
Schools in Scotland operate differently from those of the UK, so if you are not familiar with the system, there are plenty of helpful websites available to assist.
The Good Schools Guide is a useful tool. It provides a full explanation of the rules and regulations for education in Scotland.
Falkirk District is served by around 20 primaries and eight high schools, most of which have been recently rebuilt.
Ladeside Primary School performed particularly well with HMIE Inspectors reporting that “the quality of education provided by the school was very good”.
Following its most recent HMIE Inspection Larbert High School received a very favourable report. Among other positive attributes, it was noted that “Leadership was excellent”. “Learning, Teaching and Assessment was very Good” and “Raising Attainment and Achievement also Very Good”
Older students have access to a number of good colleges and universities. Forth Valley College has campuses in Falkirk and its surrounding areas. The University of Stirling is nearby and reachable by bus, train, or car.
Edinburgh has three universities and Glasgow has a further six universities so there is an incredibly diverse and plentiful supply of higher education facilities in the region.
Things to do in Falkirk
When you have time on your hands there are endless choices to be made when it comes to recreational activities.
Below are selection of visitor attractions and things to do in the area.
The Forth & Clyde and Union canals are a great place to try out narrowboat cruising and attract many enthusiasts every year.
Xcite Bathgate boasts a newly refurbished gym, a 9-hole golf course and a 25m swimming pool along with much more. The perfect spot for some relaxing leisure activities.
Falkirk Town Hall will also keep you occupied, with the FTH venue offering comedy, drama, music, and family orientated events.
Falkirk is home to the Kelpies, two 30-metre-high horse heads. The sculptures were designed by sculptor Andy Scott and remain the largest equine sculptures in the world.
The 68-hectare Polkemmet Country Park is home to a golf course, driving range, bowling green, children’s play area, woodland and riverside walks, picnic areas and the Scottish Owl Centre. All set-in glorious countryside.
Helix Park is a community project which has a state-of-the-art play park, lagoon, a splash play area, a wetland boardwalk, and various different walking and cycling routes.
Falkirk also has ample cafes, bars, restaurants, and shops in the town centre, ensuring locals have a great choice of retail and dining options.
In Falkirk, affordability is key. When looking to relocate no matter where in the country you are moving to, you need to have a budget and stick to it. The Scottish housing market overall remains ‘exceptionally active’ reports Project Scotland.
Searching for a home in Falkirk offers buyers a huge variety when it comes to property styles. Historical homes, 1930’s bungalows and brand-new housing are all available.
Bargain lovers will not be disappointed either as the cost of property is well within reach. It is possible to purchase a home which requires a little TLC for the unbelievable price of £27,000.
As a rough guide, you can expect to pay on average £90,141 for a flat, terraced houses sell for an average of £110,137 and detached homes are available from £165,000.
Rent is also very low by UK standards. You can budget for £350pcm for a one bedroom flat, £450pcm for two bedroom and from £720 for a three-bedroom family home.
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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.