With White & Company moving to Forres is simple. Complete our online form for a free moving quotation.
8 Cumming Street, Forres, IV36 1NS
Tel: 01309 638 283
8 Cumming Street, Forres, IV36 1NS
Tel: 01309 638 283
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 visit your home 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.
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 and easy access in safe, dry and secure personally dedicated storage containers.
Are you looking to move to Forres or the Moray coast? If so look no further than White & Company as your choice of removals company. White & Company has been moving families in the area for over 40 years and can offer a variety of storage, packing and delivery solutions to make your move stress-free.
Irrespective of size and distance, your move will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly. As founding members of the removals industry’s regulators, the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI, we have the specialised skill set to undertake just about any move.
Our White & Company Forres branch, located on Cummings Street, serves as a group hub for all deliveries into Scotland. An extensive fleet of different size vehicles assist with deliveries to rural and remote areas where access can be a problem. We also have approximately 40,000 cubic feet of conventional storage, which includes areas for self-storage and document storage.
Established in 1871 with just a horse and cart, we have gone from strength to strength. Today we own all our buildings and vehicles and employ over 500 staff. We have 16 branches and storage locations across the UK and branches in Majorca, Jersey and Guernsey.
Through hard work, commitment and excellent service, we are now one of the industry’s largest removal companies. Much of our work comes from personal recommendations, an accolade which speaks for itself.
Forres is an attractive and blooming town on the Moray coastline, around 30 miles north east of the Highland Capital of Inverness. An area of outstanding natural beauty, Forres has been the winner of the Scotland in Bloom award, run in partnership with the Royal Horticultural Society, on numerous occasions and boasts some impressive parks and classic castles.
A Royal Burgh since 1140, Forres is one of the oldest towns in Scotland. With three beaches to choose from, seascapes populated by bottle-nosed dolphins, and a micro-climate that’s the driest in Scotland, Forres holds broad appeal. Whether it be salmon fishing in the River Findhorn, enjoying a spot of golf at one of the championship courses in nearby Nairn, or taking a walk in the rolling hills of the countryside, Forres prides itself on its more relaxed approach to life.
In recent times, Forres has shown renewed promise as the area’s principle market town, providing various retail opportunities for boutique outlets and independent craft shops. Reports from Police Scotland also highlight Forres as one of the safest places to live in Scotland.
Forres enjoys very good travel connections for those wishing to commute. Situated on the A96 trunk route connecting it to the cities of Aberdeen and Inverness. Elgin, the biggest city in the region is roughly 20 minutes’ drive east. The major employment of hub of Inverness is 40 minutes away by car and is also linked by rail via the Inverness to Aberdeen Railway line.
The population of Forres is comparatively small at around 12,000 and employment opportunities are few and far between. There is however some opportunities and current demand is for those with skills in teaching, nursing, engineering and social care.
The larger town of Inverness is a growth area unlocking a whole host of other employment opportunities in the retail, construction, public administration, IT services sectors. Aberdeen is Scotland’s most populous city and is a 1 hour and 40 minutes train journey from Forres and also offers further job prospects in Scotland’s primary industries of forestry, agriculture and fisheries.
Education in Scotland is overseen by the Scottish Government and has a history of universal provision of public education. It is worth noting however that the Scottish education system is distinctly different from other countries in the United Kingdom, notably England.
Fortrose Academy, Dornoch Academy and Millburn Academy are three of the best schools in the area and all have attained some impressive performance statistics.
Forres does not have its own university however, the closest two would be The Robert Gordon University and University of Aberdeen.
For more information regarding schools, colleges and universities in and near Forres, visit the following web site:
Even though Forres is not a large town, it has plenty to offer when it comes property. Homes can vary enormously, from one bedroomed cottages to huge country estates. There are also many rural properties offering a quiet, close to nature lifestyle.
Property values in the area have increased slightly by 0.72% over the last year. Compared to most of the UK, property prices are much cheaper in Scotland, offering better value for your money.
The average value is currently £184,000. A one bedroomed apartment costs in the region of £73,000 and large family detached residences are selling for £350,000.
The most expensive streets are St Leonard Road, Broom Walk and Alexandra Terrace with a large detached four bedroom Victorian property likely to set you back around £427,000. Stats as per Zoopla 23rd November 2018.
White & Company offer removals & storage solutions for the entire area, including:
“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.”
In the unlikely event of something unforeseen occurring, we are very proud to be founder members of the industry’s most prestigious regulators; BAR, FIDI and OMNI. As members of these organisations, we must adhere to strict regulations, standards and regular auditing.
In 2018, White & Company will be attending the annual BAR conference which is being held this year at the Bournemouth Highcliff Marriott Hotel.
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
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.