Removals Grays

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With White & Company, moving to or around Grays is simple. Complete our online form or phone 01375 886174 for a free moving quotation.

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Wolseley Road, Kempston, Bedford. MK42 7EF

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    Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!

    1 Survey

    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.

    2 Quote

    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.

    3 Packing

    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.

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    Removals to Grays

    Are you looking to move to Essex but still be close to the capital for work? The ancient fishing village turned vibrant commuter town of Grays is situated on the Thames Estuary and is a popular relocation destination.

    Wherever you choose to relocate you’re likely to require the services of a reliable removals company with its own vehicles and friendly and personable staff. If so, look no further than White & Company.

    A family owned business with over 151 years’ experience, we offer a personal, tailor made, reliable and professional service at a competitive price.

    We are also founder members of the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI.

    All members must adhere to the very highest standards of service and undergo regular and rigorous inspections to ensure these standards are continuously upheld, giving you additional peace of mind in the unlikely event of something going wrong.

    Furthermore, should you require it, White & Company can also offer storage of some or all of your effects with 19 storage facilities across the UK.

    To find out more about how we can help you move to Grays or any other destination in Essex don’t hesitate to give us a call today for a free home survey and quotation.

    About Us

    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’re moving.

    Through hard work, commitment and excellent service, we are now one of the industry’s largest removal companies.

    We have over 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.

    Why move to Grays?

    Once a sleepy fishing village, as remarked by diarist, Samuel Pepys, Grays has since evolved in recent years to become a bustling commercial hub for local businesses in Essex and the largest town in the borough of Thurrock with a diverse and multi-cultural community.

    Grays attracts many visitors, primarily shoppers frequenting the nearby Lakeside shopping mall which has significantly bolstered the town’s retail prospects.

    Transport links are very good with Grays being situated on the North bank of the Thames, close to the M25 motorway and only about 25 miles from London with easy rail connections to Fenchurch Street.

    The 2,872 metre QEII Bridge, also just 4 miles away, is the longest cable stayed bridge in Europe and links the region to neighbouring Kent.

    Grays falls within an area that the government has designated funding for as part of the Thames Gateway project.

    The Thames Gateway is Europe’s largest regeneration project, stretching 40 miles along the Thames estuary from Canary Wharf in London to Southend in Essex and Sittingbourne in Kent.

    As such a surge in house building is expected to cater for the influx of new residents.

    Thurrock council has already announced funding to upgrade the town centre and Grays Beach, build new leisure facilities and support the creation of more than 4,500 new homes, including modern flats on the Thames Estuary.

    With plenty of new homes to choose from and excellent schooling options, Grays is fast becoming a desirable location for disgruntled city workers and families alike with property rates responding accordingly.

    Things to do in Grays

    The vast Lakeside shopping centre at Thurrock, two or three miles away from Grays, offers one of the largest concentrations of shopping facilities in Europe as well as a nine-screen cinema.

    It has a range of bars, restaurants and fast food outlets, as well as designer and more budget friendly shops.

    Grays has its own theatre (Thameside Theatre), a library, an attractively landscaped beach and waterfront walkway area and a long history.

    The town centre is vibrant and offers both weekend and mid-week Markets, eclectic nightlife and an eclectic mix of restaurants from traditional chippies and Pie and Mash, through to French, Italian, Indian, Turkish, Chinese, and Thai cuisine.

    For an escape from the urban sprawl, venture slightly further afield to Chafford Gorges Nature Park, a 200-acre nature reserve managed by the Essex Wildlife Trust and designated as the site of biological and geological interest having once been a tropical sea.

    Today, many visitors come for the avid bird watching or to take a gentle stroll through one of the many scenic paths.

    General Information

    Once you have relocated to your new home in Grays, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.

    Schools & Education

    The Grays catchment area has access to 39 primary schools, 10 secondary schools, 5 colleges and 2 special schools.

    William Edwards School, located on Stifford Clays Road is a mixed Academy and was rated as ‘Outstanding’ during the latest round of Ofsted inspections. Other highly regarded local schools include the Hathaway Academy and the all-girls Gray Convent High School.

    More information on researching and finding good schools serving the Grays area is available via the Schools Guide.

    Property prices In Grays



    Housing in Grays is inexpensive here when compared to Greater London and Essex, however when the Gateway Project is complete it is anticipated that values are set to rise. Property in Grays caters well for retirees and young couples who do not have large families with the majority of property in the area owner occupied.


    Currently the average property price is £311,038. You can purchase a two-bedroom apartment for around £179,000, a two-bedroom terrace house for £276,000, or a semi-detached property for £352,000. Larger detached family homes are in high demand (representing only 1.8% of the total housing stock) and start at around £489,000.

    Popular Places to Live in Grays


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    Stifford Clays Road, Orsett, Grays RM16

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