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 Godalming
Are you looking to relocate to Godalming? 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 150 years’ servicing the Godalming 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 Godalming. 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.
Why Move to Godalming?
It is perfectly possible to find a rural (and cultural) idyll within an hour’s radius of a London terminus and Godalming truly fits the bill. It has become an extremely popular commuter location; however, it also sits in a very picturesque spot packed with historical appeal and rural quaintness.
Offering a decent commute to the capital of 40 minutes, means you not only get the opportunity to live in a stunning area, but the cost of living in Godalming is also cheaper when you ditch the London postcode. Godalming railway station is on the Portsmouth Direct Line between London (Waterloo) and Portsmouth and is served by Southwest Trains. Services provide links to most large towns and cities in the region whilst the A3/M25 motorways offer direct access to London by road (38 miles).
Sitting in the affluent county of Surrey the town straddles the Rive Wey. It is one of several highly desirable locations within Surrey’s borders. From Godalming, you can explore the great outdoors in the county’s many beautiful green spaces and parks. Wander the ancient streets and you will find that the town has around 230 listed buildings, including Tudor timber framing and lots of examples of 17th century brickwork. Little winding lanes in the town centre are lined with these historical old buildings.
The local village green is a focal point where summer cricket games entice residents to get together and socialise. Whilst plenty of independent shops provide an interesting array of stores in which to shop. Godalming lays along the Wey Path, a riverside route, so if you are feeling energetic, you can actually cycle all the way into central London to the Thames, without touching any roads.
The town pretty much covers all you need to enjoy a very satisfying lifestyle but with excellent connectivity when needed.
Godalming Schools & Education
Moving to Godalming with children means that parents have the added headache of educational provision to consider.
Surrey Council is responsible for school standards in Godalming, their website has plenty of useful advice regarding school admissions, term dates, and other pertinent information.
The town has both state and private schools as well as an excellent Further Education college.
Best rated primaries include both Busbridge Infant School and St Mary’s CofE Voluntary Controlled Infant School.
16–18-year-olds do not need to travel far in order to continue their studies and can attend Godalming College located in the Holloway Hill area of Godalming.
Founded in 1975 on the campus of Godalming Grammar School, the college caters for 16–19-year-olds and is state maintained. In 2019, the college was inspected on the new Education Inspection Framework (EIF) and was found to be outstanding.
Things to do in Godalming
In order to balance the stresses of work and daily life in general, a fun filled leisure time allows you to take a step back both physically and mentally from the strain of modern life.
If you live in Godalming, you have access to some fantastic activities and attractions which cover all ages and abilities.
Here are several ideas which may appeal to you:
Community events and activities – https://interests.me
Godalming Leisure Centre – www.placesleisure.org
Local Children’s attractions – www.letsgowiththechildren.co.uk
Godalming Museum – www.godalmingmuseum.org.uk
Best Walking Trails – www.alltrails.com
Local Cycling Routes – www.routeyou.com
The local property market provides something for everyone, for families, first time buyers and downsizers alike.
There are very few towns where practically all neighbourhoods are nice, but Godalming is one of them.
Whether you are looking to take up residence in a state-of-the-art new build apartment, a characterful cottage or historical building in the centre of town or you are seeking quiet seclusion on the edges of town you have every possibility of discovering your forever home here.
Of course, there is a slight catch as the average property currently sells for £680,281, around double the National average but on a positive note, homes are still cheaper than London’s £711,107 average.
You can expect to pay from £561,691 for a semi-detached property whilst at the higher end of the market the average cost of detached home is £1,032,508.
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