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 Fife
Are you looking to relocate to Fife? 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 Fife 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 Fife. 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 Fife?
An historic and breathtakingly attractive region, Fife is situated between two rivers, the Firth of Tay and the Firth of Forth. It has inland boundaries to Perth and Kinross (the historic counties of Perthshire and Kinross-shire) and Clackmannanshire.
Being an area filled with beautiful nature, history, and dynamic culture, it is little wonder Fife frequently appears at the top of Scotland’s happiness index.
Fife’s three major towns are Kirkcaldy, Dunfermline and Glenrothes, however, it is also packed with no end of small towns and villages. Those looking to relocate to Fife will have difficulty in deciding where to live as there is so much choice.
Ideal for families, Fife also has the necessary conveniences of good local schools and great transport links by plane, train, or car. Perth, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes are all within striking distance.
There is a strong arts and culture scene, and residents get to enjoy some of the best local produce money can buy with particular emphasis on fresh seafood.
It is also a destination for walkers, birdwatchers, and dolphin spotting. In addition, there are over 300 miles of cycle paths just waiting to be explored.
If glorious natural beauty, a thriving history, fantastic commuter links and good value for money property sounds appealing, then Fife might just be for you.
Fife Schools & Education
It is a difficult decision to relocate to a new area even more so if you are moving to what is essentially another country, with school age children.
Ensuring you find out as much as possible about the Scottish Education system before you arrive is key and it will help you assist your children with their transition.
The region has a huge range of educational facilities from pre-school to university level.
There are approximately 160 primaries, 25 secondaries, most of which educate students from the ages of 12 through to 18 years old. Fife also has 9 special schools, a further 4 independent special schools and two private schools.
With some of the top universities in the world your children will have access to the highest level of education possible.
As with the rest of the UK, children attend the school closest to their home.
To find a suitable school in your chosen area visit the Fife Council web site below:
Things to do in Fife
One thing you will definitely not be short on when you move to Fife is entertainment. There is a massive collection of natural wonders, wildlife, pristine beaches and as Fife is so well-connected, travelling to its attractions is effortless.
When you find yourself with spare time on your hands, here are some of the regions highlights:
Burntisland Beach – Overlooking the Firth of Forth this award-winning beach is the perfect place for a day by the seaside. As well as plenty of sand, children will love exploring the rock pools too. There is a range of great facilities close by including a crazy golf course, bouncy castles, picnic tables and an annual summer fairground.
Fife Woodland & Forest Walks – Fife is home to three large Forestry Commission sites: Devilla, Blairadam and Tentsmuir. All of which have waymarked trails from short walks of just a couple of miles to several which are around 8 miles. Well organised they incorporate a significant amount of woodland or forest area. Great for all ages.
Cambo Gardens – Situated amid the picturesque Cambo Estate dating from the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the 2.5 acre walled garden is a popular attraction. Not only does the estate have an amazing collection of fauna and flora, but it also has a children’s nature play area, woodlands, and a café. It is a lovely place to visit any time of the year.
Fife Coastal Path – 117 miles from end to end, the walk incorporates both rivers, the Firth of Forth in the south to the Firth of Tay in the north and offers an assortment of routes which display the wild beauty of Fifes coastline at its best.
As you would expect, the ancient Kingdom of Fife has a rich history. Littered with royal burghs, palaces, and castles and home to many celebrated attractions such as Falkland Palace, Dunfermline Abbey & Palace; St Andrews Cathedral; Aberdour Castle & Gardens and St Monan’s Windmill.
Being a peninsula means many people are lucky enough to have a home overlooking one of the areas rivers or the North Sea.
Covering an area of over 500 square miles much of which is rural, the local housing market attracts a variety of buyers but particularly families and retirees.
According to Zoopla, the average price for property in Fife is currently £157,000.
Over the last year, the average sale price of property in Fife rose by £1900, putting the area 17th among Scotland’s 32 local authorities for annual growth.
Fife is full of charming villages and bustling towns. With so many to investigate, here is a snapshot of some of the most desirable locations:
Elie and Earlsferry – Voted by The Times as among the best places to live in Fife. Located by the sea with long stretches of sandy beach, these areas have been property hot spots for years.
Anstruther – A small but charming town with a population of 3,500. Home to what is considered one of the UK’s best chip shops Anstruther Fish Bar, it definitely doesn’t disappoint when it comes to homes with stunning sea views.
St Andrews – It is an absolute gem when it comes to history. With almost 5000 listed buildings some stretching back to the 12th Century, including St Andrews Cathedral, it really is unique. The town is the home of the University of St Andrews, the oldest of the four ancient universities of Scotland. Consequently, it has a lively feel due to the large population of students residing in the area.
Dunfermline – Another popular choice for families and a perfect location for commuting into the capital Edinburgh and nearby Dundee. Plenty of things to do and visit in the area, it has a city feel but retains its small-town atmosphere.
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.