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 Finchley
Are you looking to relocate to Finchley? 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 Finchley 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 also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Finchley. 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.
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 are 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.
Why Move to Finchley?
There is a whole host of reasons why moving to Finchley would be a good idea and here are just a few of them.
In Anglo-Saxon, Finchley means “Finch’s clearing”, and was first recorded in the 13th century. During medieval times, it was mainly made up of woodlands and used to supply pigs and fuel to the main areas of London.
These days the predominantly a residential suburb of Finchley is well-known for its peaceful suburban style and countryside feel.
Finchley offers a combination of quiet streets and picturesque homes together with handy travel connections and good education options. Ideal for families.
With no less than four tube stations and a variety of bus routes Finchley is a great option for both car owners and those who prefer to travel by various means of public transportation.
Located in the Borough of Barnet, just over six miles north of Charing Cross with Golders Green to the south, Mill Hill to the west, the north circular road to the south and the M1 motorway to the west Finchley’s connections are exemplary.
No need to travel out of town for your essentials either because the main high street is lined with all you need, supermarkets, chemists, and a good selection of independent stores too.
Restaurants bars and cafes are also readily available and cover just about every taste from Chinese to Indian and from French to Italian.
Traders gather at the popular North Finchley Feast which takes place every Sunday between 11am-2pm at the Grand Arcade. An undercover market, selling street food, artisan products, arts & crafts, vintage jewellery, crockery, fresh flowers, Jewellery, children’s toys and more.
There is lots to do including the Dollis Valley Greenwalk footpath. It runs for 10 miles from the Hampstead Heath Extension to Moat Mount in Mill Hill, through Finchley and Woodside Park. It is undergoing a £680,000 upgrade with better signage and improved cycle paths.
Interesting facts: George Michael and Emma Bunton were born in Finchley and Margaret Thatcher was Conservative MP for Finchley from 1959 to 1992. Spike Milligan lived here from 1955 to 1974 a statue of the comedian still sits in the town.
Finchley is appealing in many ways making it not just geographically desirable, but also the perfect little oasis of calm amid what is a very busy capital where once here few leave.
Finchley Schools & Education
In demand with families, Finchley provides plenty of choice with regard to schools.
Not only is there a host of schools available both state and private, but many of the state schools are performing to the highest standards.
When you move to a new area it is well advised to undertake a thorough investigation into schools available in your chosen location catchment area.
As Finchley falls under the jurisdiction of Barnet Borough Council, the council web site is going to be your first port of call. You will find out everything you need to know here such as finding a school, waiting lists and holiday dates etc.
Chick on the link below to take you directly to the Council’s schools web page.
The district has 17 primary schools, six secondary schools and a school for students with special needs, Oak Lodge Special.
St Mary’s CofE Primary School, Manorside Primary School and Brookland Infant & Nursery School are all “outstanding” schools says Ofsted.
Well regarded secondaries include Hasmonean High School for Boys, Bishop Douglass School Finchley, and Christ’s College Finchley.
Further education can be found at Woodhouse College. A single site state sixth form college in North Finchley.
The main college in the borough is Barnet College, spread over five sites offering a huge range of courses for both 16–18-year-olds and also for adult learners.
Things to do in Finchley
Being a mainly residential area Finchley surprisingly provides ample opportunity for local people to enjoy outside space.
The parks and green spaces in and around the area include:
The Mill Hill Park
Cherry Tree Wood
Finchley Lido Leisure Centre is fun for all the family and all ages. Located in Great North Leisure Park in Barnet. Having invested £675,000, the centre has recently undergone a major refurbishment.
A new gym, equipment and even more fitness classes are just a few of the changes. Two pools, one in one outside boasts wave machine, water jets and other exciting features.
For something, a little more relaxing, visit Stephens House & Gardens. The ten-acre Site of Local Importance for Nature Conservation has a Grade ll listed house with extensive landscaped gardens where you can stroll about and discover the unique collections of trees, plants and flowers. The house has a fascinating history, and its displays are incredibly interesting.
The Metro Golf Centre has something for all abilities. Top class teaching facilities, a relaxing 9 holes course, a 48 bay 2 tier driving range, 9-hole adventure golf course, Par 3 golf course, and a shop selling a huge range of golfing related equipment a haven for golfers in the area.
Having our capital city just around the corner and covering just about every type of entertainment known to man, there is no way anyone could say they were short of things to do and see when you live in Finchley.
There is a good range of properties on offer with a raft of brand-new developments attracting young professions into the area.
There really is a location to suit everyone’s pocket. Upmarket expensive East Finchley to middle-line Finchley Central and West Finchley, and the more affordable North Finchley.
One of the largest new-homes developments in the area is Imperial Square where you can budget for around £600,00 for a three-bedroom property.
Woodside Park is another new development which is well within walking distance of Woodside Park and Finchley Park tube stations. Homes have sold quickly here and there are only four left out of 21. The cheapest is on the market for £875,000, a three-bedroom apartment.
The most reasonably priced homes sit within the N12 post code in North Finchley a one-bedroom flat in this location will sell for around £250,000.
Two- and three-bedroom homes make up the bulk of the property market, they sell on average between £527,000 – £829,000.
If money is no object, head to the N2 postcode district this is where the most expensive properties can be found. Prices range from £8,250,000 up to an unbelievable £23,000,000.
As is the norm in every town, streets which are located close to good schools are always in demand.
Many parents search for homes in Windermere and Orchard Avenues, where there are Twenties and Thirties detached and semi-detached houses within the catchment areas of some very highly regarded schools.
Stats as per Zoopla estimates – April 2021
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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.