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.
Are you looking to relocate to Grantham? 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 Grantham 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 Grantham. 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 Grantham
A market town of some note based in the South Kesteven district of Lincolnshire this unique market town is arguably known as” the gateway to Lincolnshire”. Grantham’s most famous daughter, Margaret Thatcher was born in the town and Sir Isaac Newton attended the local 15th Century Kings School.
Once an important staging post between the cities of London and Lincoln, the town’s ancient coaching inns have played an important role in its history. The Angel and Royal, one of the oldest in the country, was established in by the Knights Templar. In later history, the town was known for its production of heavy machinery and the first Diesel engine was created here as well as some of the earliest farm tractors.
The town centre is both functional and a place where locals can meet and socialise.
The main high street is lined with an eclectic mix of shops, whilst the undercover Isaac Newton Shopping Centre forms the prime shopping area home to stores such as Morrisons supermarket, Peacocks and Superdrug.
With a population of around 40,000, Grantham’s location makes it within close reach of Nottingham, Newark, Leicester, Peterborough, Boston alongside a very efficient one-hour train journey into London making it prime commuter territory.
As befits a market town, Grantham has a Saturday street market as well as a Farmers’ Market, held on the second Saturday of the month, selling a range of local and countywide produce. There is plenty to keep everyone fulfilled when it comes to recreational activities. The town has a number of splendid parks and open spaces. In particular, Wyndham Park to the east of the town, through which the River Witham flows.
Boasting a strong local community combined with its affordable property prices, good schools, and great transport links, it is no wonder Grantham has fast become one of the top commuter towns in the country.
Schools & Education
A make-or-break factor when deciding to move home is local schooling provision at your new destination.
A large number of schools, colleges and universities serve the Grantham area so no need to worry too much as most schools are rated highly by Ofsted.
State schools performing particularly well include the Barrowby Church of England Primary School and the Priory Ruskin Academy, a secondary school for boys and girls. Having been inspected Ofsted have given them both the coveted “outstanding” award for their achievements.
Grantham College is a further education college a sixth form and a University Centre, so provides education for all ages from 16 upwards across a diverse selection of courses and subjects.
Within two miles of Grantham there are three independent schools: Dudley House School and Grantham Preparatory International School both provide private education for 3-11year olds.
Esland Isaac Newton School is an independent special school. This mixed-sex school has a capacity of 30 pupils, aged from 7-18 years.
Things to do in Grantham
Leisure features highly on the agenda and Grantham provides a host of outdoor and indoor attractions to keep everyone busy and facilities are available for adults and children.
The Meres Leisure Centre has a 70-station gym suite filled with the latest equipment plus a wide range of fitness classes each week. The large swimming pool with flumes is ideal for the little ones and the eight-lane swimming pool is also great for serious swimmers.
Several Golf courses provide entertainment for all levels. Home to several courses, The Belton Woods course is a golfers’ haven. Whether you are a scratch player or take a more light-hearted approach to the game. There are 36 holes of golf over challenging and picturesque courses, including the Championship Lakes course.
Other must-see attractions in the area are:
Woolsthorpe Manor – www.nationaltrust.org.uk
Grantham Bowl – www.granthambowl.co.uk
Belvoir Castle – www.belvoir-castle.co.uk
Easton Walled Gardens – www.visiteaston.co.uk
Grantham Museum – www.granthammuseum.org.uk
Everyone has different requirements when it comes to searching for a new home so buyers will be pleased to hear that the property market in Grantham has a wide scope – offering all sorts of different accommodation.
Buyers with find that the town comes into its own when it comes to cost. With an average of £239,215, the cost of a home is incredibly reasonable especially when you consider the green space and nearby amenities Grantham possesses.
At the lower end of the market, you can expect to buy a one-bedroom flat from £50,000. Two-bedroom homes start from £80,000 and larger three bedroomed properties start from £110,000.
Grantham has its fair share of high-end homes, generally these can be found further to the outskirts of town in some of the surrounding small rural villages such as Heydour, Barrowby and Irnham. Here you can expect to pay a lot more, up to £821,000.
The lettings side of Grantham is relatively busy and again, a good selection of property styles and sizes are available.
Whilst the average cost to rent is currently £597pcm, rentals actually start from £462pcm up to £854pcm.
Stats as per Zoopla Oct 2021
Popular Places to Live Near Grantham
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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.