Move to Gloucestershire 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.
Reasons to Choose White & Company
Boasting almost 151 years in the removals industry, we like to think we know a thing or two about moving homes. With thousands of happy customers all over the UK, we’re confident there’s no better choice of removals company around than us.
So if you’re still deciding who should move you, then speak to us first and we’re sure you’ll be convinced White & Company should be your one and only choice for moving home.
We’ve helped people move home since 1871, so there’s no one who understands removals better than us. Choose a removals firm with the expertise to make your move go smoothly.
We have proudly won numerous prestigious industry awards, proving we are one of the best in the business, who can be trusted and counted on to help you move home.
With thousands of satisfied customers, our reviews speak for themselves. Why not become one of our next happy customers and book your removal with us?
With removals and storage depots all across the United Kingdom, we have the necessary facilities and capabilities to move you anywhere with ease.
Moving home shouldn’t cost the earth. And with White & Company, you can be assured you get a first rate service without the premium price tag. We’ll beat any local removals quote.
It’s our job to make your move easy and stress free. That’s why all of our staff are fully trained and insured. So whether you’re moving small boxes or large loads, we’re always happy to help.
Removals to Gloucestershire
Are you looking for removals to Gloucestershire?
Whether you are moving to Gloucestershire to upsize your current living arrangements or to experience more of a laid back rural or seaside lifestyle, White & Company can help.
White and Company have been helping families move in Gloucestershire for many years and serves various Gloucestershire cities and towns including Cheltenham, Gloucester and Cirencester.
Our experienced staff can walk you through the removals process and handle any delicate or cumbersome items for you.
In addition to the bespoke door-to-door delivery of your household items we can also offer storage and packing services as part of your removals to Gloucestershire package.
To give you further peace of mind we are also members of the industry regulators, British Association of Removers, FIDI and OMNI. Our long-standing membership is testament to the quality of the services we provide and our commitment to continuous training and best practice.
Let White & Company help you get a step closer to settling into your dream home. Give us a call today to book your removals survey and receive a FREE no obligation quotation.
Why Move to Gloucestershire?
The beautiful county of Gloucestershire is one of those very desirable regions of the UK which enjoys a quintessentially English landscape. Geographically, it sits within three main landscape areas, the Cotswolds, the Forest of Dean, and the Severn Vale. It could not be a more scenic county if it were humanly arranged.
Outdoor space and fresh air come as standard when you live in Gloucestershire!
It is so easy to see why the author of Lord of the Rings J.R.R. Tolkien modelled “The Shires” on this area of England. The main towns in Gloucestershire include Cirencester, Cheltenham, Stroud, and Tewkesbury. Each are upmarket and very in-demand locations with regards to property.
Gloucester is the only city in the county. Popular with tourists, the city has a stunning cathedral and plenty of historic period homes nestled at its centre. If you are seeking a more tranquil lifestyle, Gloucestershire has a huge selection of little villages complete with Cotswold stone cottages and cosy local pubs. Meanwhile, the towns are packed with quirky shops, tea rooms, and traditional inns.
If you are working full time and like to spend your spare time wisely, the county has enough attractions to keep you occupied for several years. Country houses, Roman Villas, horse racing at Cheltenham, and lots of museums, plus plenty for the children too.
Road and rail provisions are very good. The county is easily accessible by car, including the M5 motorway from Bristol to Birmingham, with convenient links to the M4 (connecting Bristol to Reading) and the M40 (which links London to Birmingham).
The larger towns all have their own train stations and have services reaching many areas of the county as well as beyond its boundaries into large cities such as Birmingham, Nottingham, Cardiff London, and Oxford. The closest international airport is Birmingham International (BHX). From here you can get flights to destinations in Europe, the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, North America, and the Caribbean. Gloucestershire caters to all, from the peaceful countryside to modern, exciting towns and city life.
Working in Gloucestershire
We are all going through uncertain times however, there are still thousands of job opportunities across the county within a myriad of sectors. Gloucestershire’s diverse range of businesses includes world leaders in fashion, finance, manufacturing, and engineering.
In fact, many of the UK’s top 100 are to be found in Gloucestershire.
One of the things Gloucester is best known for its aviation history. Large companies such as Spirax-Sarco Engineering, Safran Landing Systems, and Renishaw feature highly in the aviation manufacturing and engineering sectors.
Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust operates hospitals on two main sites in Cheltenham and Gloucester. They are one of the largest NHS trusts in the country and have a workforce of almost 8,000 staff providing high-quality emergency, elective, and specialist care across a range of clinical areas.
The financial sector has some big names present here too. Lloyds Banking Group and TSB Bank call Gloucestershire home. St James Palace Wealth Management has a turnover of almost 16 billion pounds and employs over 2000 people.
Due to the county’s handy travel connections, urban locations such as Bristol, Birmingham, and London are easy to get to and have attracted new multinationals into the region. EDF and Bensons for beds have also seen the convenience of being based in Gloucestershire. According to Indeed.com there are almost 6000 vacant positions available within 10 miles of the city of Gloucester and many more beyond.
Take a look here and see if there are any jobs that match your skills and experience.
Gloucestershire Schools & Education
If you’re moving to Gloucester with children, it’s important you secure a new school place for them in advance. Parents new to Gloucestershire will be pleased to discover the quality of education is amongst the best in the country.
Gloucester has many “outstanding” and “good” Ofsted rating primary and secondary schools, including several independent schools. When your children are ready to leave secondary school further education is available through Stroud College of Further Education, Forest of Dean College of Further Education, Gloucestershire College of Arts and Technology (GlosCAT), and the University of Gloucestershire.
There are several ways of finding out which schools are considered the best in the county.
Your local council will be able to assist however, sometimes it’s best to get impartial advice. Websites such as Snobe and School Guide are very useful tools, they base their opinions on a range of criteria and you can adapt your search depending on age, Religion, or Ofsted results.
Visit their websites directly for further information:
SchoolGuide – www.schoolguide.co.uk/best-schools-in/Gloucester
Things to do in Gloucestershire
You won’t have to look very far no matter where you live in Gloucestershire, to find something interesting to do.
Here are some great places to visit depending on your interests:
Woodchester Mansion – www.woodchestermansion.org.uk
Gloucester Cathedral – www.gloucestercathedral.org.uk
Cirencester Roman Amphitheatre – www.english-heritage.org.uk
Cotswolds Water Park – www.cotswoldcountryparkandbeach.com
Cattle Country Adventure Park – www.cattlecountry.co.uk
Clearwell Caves – www.clearwellcaves.com
Dean Forest Railway – www.deanforestrailway.co.uk
Forest of Dean – www.forestryengland.uk/the-forest-of-dean
Cotswolds AONB – www.cotswoldsaonb.org.uk
Cotswolds Towns and Villages:
Moving home is the largest financial commitment most of us undertake in our lives, making it extremely important that we get it right.
As house prices surge across the UK, ensuring you find the right home to suit you has never been so important.
You will need to do some very thorough research if you are moving outside your local area.
Gloucestershire has all types of styles and prices with pockets of more expensive properties and some areas which are very reasonably priced.
Homes come with an overall average of £354,258, much cheaper in comparison with nearby Oxfordshire’s £459,996.
Upmarket locations such as Cheltenham and Stroud demand an average of £409,000 while Cirencester is even higher at £464,456.
Chipping Campden takes the top spot as the most expensive location. Homes here sell for the sizeable average of £598,688.
Cheaper options include Cinderford, sitting on the eastern fringe of the Forest of Dean. You can expect to pay on average £211,350 for a home here, well under the national average.
In Tewkesbury with its easy connections to the M5, you can purchase a home for the average cost of £301,290.
Similar to all counties, there is absolutely no shortage of brand-new homes. 34 development sites are scattered around the county, built by plenty of notable construction companies such as Lindon Homes, Persimmon, Bovis, and Barratt.
For more on these homes visit here.
As you can see no matter what you are prepared or can afford to spend on a home, the diverse property market of Gloucestershire will have somewhere to suit everyone.
Stats as per Zoopla April 2022
WE’RE READY TO MOVE YOU…
As one of the nations longest established removals companies, we can provide local removals to the following Gloucestershire towns:
- Bishops Cleeve
- Frampton Cotterell
Our team are fully trained and experienced to deliver industry leading transport, storage and moving solutions at the very best rates. Whether you need house removals, office moves, or plan to relocate overseas, you can count on us to deliver the goods every time.
With White & Company, you’re always in safe hands.
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Industry Recognised Removals Service
The British Association of Removers (BAR) has been the recognised voice of the professional moving and storage industry for over 100 years
White & Company is a founder member of BAR, FIDI & OMNI. By choosing a company who are members of The British Association of Removers (BAR), you will have the peace of mind that comes from using a reputable, professional and safe remover, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you’ve got someone to turn to.
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.
A very smooth move by White and Co. The team worked very hard and were polite, professional and helpful.