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 Ferndown
Are you looking to relocate to Ferndown? 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 Ferndown 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 Ferndown. 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 Ferndown?
Within 100 years Ferndown has grown from a modest village on the heath into a thriving town which is now the second-largest inland town in Dorset in terms of population, after Dorchester.
The name, Ferndown, is believed to have been derived from the Anglo-Saxon word “fiergen”, which means wooded hill, and this area, on the edge of the beautiful New Forest, still boasts many woodlands.
Nicely located on the A31 trunk road, it offers quick access to many larger towns across the region such as Bournemouth, Poole, Wimborne, Winchester, Southampton and London. The nearest railway station is Branksome, 6.8 miles away and Ferndown is also only 4 miles from Bournemouth International Airport.
Ferndown is well served with a wide selection of high street names and superstores within its own modern shopping complex, while in Ferndown centre you will find independent shops such as a butcher, greengrocer and bakery. For a more comprehensive shop, the bustling town of Bournemouth is just over 8 miles away, 25 minutes by car.
Blessed by a selection of open spaces, Ferndown offers the chance to enjoy large areas of woodland and heathland including Holt Heath and Slop Bog with designated walking trails ideal for cycling, jogging or just a leisurely walk with the dog.
Also popular with residents are Ferndown’s playing fields and its sports centre which has a swimming pool and squash courts. This is also an area popular with golfers, and there are four to choose from.
Much of Ferndown’s local economy relies on its two big industrial estates; Ferndown and Uddens Industrial Estates, together they form the largest industrial area in East Dorset and are home to a wide range of both small and large businesses. A diverse range of industries are represented covering business services, manufacturing, retail and many more.
Things to do in Ferndown
Ferndown is the perfect location for exploring the South Coast of the UK. Dorset is known as the Jurassic Coast due to the many dinosaur fossils discovered along its beaches.
Not only does Ferndown sit within easy reach of the Dorset shoreline, it also has a host of green spaces to enjoy too:
Longham Lakes offers a fantastic day out for all. Home to over 147 species of wild birds it is a tranquil retreat with scenic footpaths providing breath-taking views of both lakes. Whist lake one is specifically for fishing; lake two is used by local clubs for canoeing and model yachts.
Moors Valley County Park and Forest has lots for everyone to do; Footpaths through the forest, cycle routes and a narrow-gauge steam train. For the adventurous types, you can swing through the trees on the Go Ape Tree Top Adventure. A series of high up zip wires and climbing frames.
Younger children will love the pitch and putt, boules and croquet whilst the adults partake in a game of golf on the parks 18-hole course.
Holt Heath National Nature Reserve is one of the largest areas of lowland heath remaining in Dorset. It also incorporates two semi-natural ancient woodlands within its 1000 acres. As well as being a haven for walkers and bird spotters.
The large cities of Bournemouth and Southampton not too far away by train or car and open up a massive range of entertainment including shopping, fine dining restaurants, historical sites and much more.
Making friends in Ferndown
For those new to the area, Ferndown is rich in club life, ranging from the Art Society and Bridge Club to the Horticultural Society and Pennys Patchwork Quilting Group.
The local library has more details of these and other clubs, visit the link below:
Ferndown Schools & Education
The town itself has a primary, middle and upper school, which are all situated close to each other. All three schools were rated as good by Ofsted.
One of the closest colleges to Ferndown is Bournemouth and Poole College. It has a good reputation and is a well-established educational provider which delivers further education, higher education and community-based courses. It is also one of the largest British colleges in the area and teaches thousands of learners each year.
Local Council if you are thinking of moving to Ferndown
If you are planning to move to Ferndown, and need information on schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax, council planning permission meetings are held on a regular basis. Simply contact:http://www.ferndown.gov.uk
A unique assortment of homes are currently on the market. As a price guide, there is a very affordable one bedroom flat for sale, situated close to local amenities and excellent transport links for £90,000.
If you are looking to expand your family or move up the property ladder, head to Barnes Road where three bedroom houses cost around £300,000.£366,009 is the average cost of a home in the town and values are rising.
Over the past three months, since August 2019, there has been an overall increase of 1.47%.
The average rent per month is currently £403,267, and within a one-mile radius of the town, there are 34 properties to let – Statistics according to Zoopla, November 2019.
Popular Places to Live near Ferndown
- Bear Cross
- West Moors
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.