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 Faringdon
Are you looking to relocate to Faringdon? 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 Faringdon 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 your effects.
We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Faringdon. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway do not hesitate to give us a call today for a free home survey and quotation.
Why Move to Faringdon?
Faringdon (which means fern covered hill) is a historic market town in the Vale of White Horse, Oxfordshire.
It sits in an idyllic area on the edges of the beautiful Cotswolds midway between Oxford and Swindon.
The town was granted its weekly market in 1218, and as a result came to be called Chipping Faringdon. The well attended weekly outdoor market is still held each Tuesday.
Built in 1935 by Lord Berners, Faringdon is famed for its Folly Tower. The 100ft tall tower sits on Folly Hill, within a charming 4-acre, area of woodland.
Another famous landmark in the area is the White Horse of Uffington that gives its name to the Vale.
The White Horse is a mysterious figure carved into the chalk hillside above Uffington. Believed to have been built in 1400 BC, it is a popular visitor attraction.
Being relatively small, the town has more of a village feel to it. Whilst local amenities are adequate, convenient road links mean you can be in Oxford or Swindon within 30 minutes which is where many residents commute to for work.
Although there is history on every corner of the town, modern Faringdon boasts a healthy range of economic activity from light industry to retail and is growing quickly as new homes are constructed.
A perfect location for families, local schools perform with above-average results.
To ensure that Faringdon remains an attractive and green place in which to live and work, the town councils Neighbourhood Plan is in the process of being mapped out right up to 2031.
Plans include creating more jobs and promoting tourist attractions, all of which will work together to boost the local economy.
Faringdon Schools & Education
Those relocating with children will find education standards are high as all schools within a 3-mile radius of Faringdon are either “good” or “outstanding”.
The towns 9 schools for 4–11-year-old’s feed into the only secondary school in the town, Farringdon community College.
Among some of the best schools are Faringdon Infant and Faringdon Junior, both “good” says Ofsted.
Farringdon community College is a good choice. Rated “good” across all areas of the curriculum with students performing above average in English and Maths. Ofsted reported in 2019 that “Typically, standards are high. Overall, pupils’ attainment by the end of Year 11 is above national comparators.”
For students who wish to attend further education outside the town, both Oxford and Swindon have several colleges available.
Oxford is world renowned when it comes to education for older students.
There are two universities in Oxford, the University of Oxford, and Oxford Brookes University, as well as the specialist further and higher education institution Ruskin College that is an Affiliate of the University of Oxford.
Things to do in Faringdon
Faringdon is not short on ways to fill your down time. From city breaks to countryside walks and historic sites.
Thames Path and the Ridgeway national trails are located nearby the town offering a selection of varied routes for serious walkers and families just out for a gentle stroll.
The area’s most iconic landmark is Faringdon Folly. Built on Folly hill, by Gerald Tyrwhitt Wilson, 14th Baron Berners (1883-1959) in the 1930s. It is said to be the last Folly to be built in England. It is both interesting and offers breath-taking views of the surrounding countryside.
Buscot Park is a National Trust attraction. A late 18th-century house, set in enchanting, landscaped grounds, it also houses an extensive art collection.
White Horse Hill is located about 6 miles from the town. It has become an internationally renowned Bronze-Age site and is one of the many highlights along the Ridgeway National Trail. No one knows who created the 360ft long chalk figure, but it is an incredible sight to behold and well worth the long walk to get to it.
Kelmscott Manor is another favourite historical site. Dating from around 1570, with a late 17th-century wing, the listed Grade I building is on the National Heritage List for England.
It was the inspirational Cotswold retreat of William Morris, Victorian textile designer, poet, novelist & Father of the Arts and Crafts Movement. The house contains an outstanding collection of the possessions and works of Morris, as well as of his family and associates.
These are just a few of the attractions in the area, but there are plenty more to discover, just visit the links below:
With just 23 homes on its books, Faringdon’s property portfolio is limited.
Not only are homes in short supply, but they are also relatively expensive, costing an average of £410,688.
In terms of property types, flats in Faringdon sold for an average of £188,161 and terraced houses for £285,224. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.
However, if your budget is tight, one-bedroom properties are the most readily available taking up almost half the available stock and it is possible to purchase a one-bedroom home from £150,000.
If you need a property with 3 or more bedrooms you should budget between £280,000 and £482,000.
As the town has expanded during the past 10 years, a number of new build sites have been completed.
There is one development under construction currently offering a selection of 1,2-,3- and 4-bedroom properties. Built by David Wilson Homes, these start from £255,000. Find out more about these below:
Popular Places to Live Near Faringdon
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