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 Greenock
Are you looking to relocate to Greenock? 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 145 years’ servicing the Greenock 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 of your effects also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Greenock. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway don’t hesitate to give us a call today for a free home survey and quotation.
About White & Company
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 250 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Our Mission Statement
“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.”
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
Why Move to Greenock?
Laying along the south side of the Firth of Clyde, the Scottish town of Greenock is located in the historic county of Renfrewshire. It is renowned as the birthplace of James Watt who pioneered the steam engine and as being home to the first-ever dock which was built on the Clyde in 1711.
The area was once dominated by the ship building industry. Mighty shipyards employed thousands and a large proportion of the world’s ships were built here until well into the 20th century. The port is still operational, but the workforce is on a much smaller scale focussing on the cruise-ship business.
Other industries have emerged which include engineering, textile manufacturing, sugar refining, and the production of office equipment.
Greenock itself is set between the towns of Gourock and Port Glasgow on the Western Central Lowlands of Scotland. Surrounded by hills, and largely confined to the waterfront, along which it stretches for approximately 4 miles.
There are good shopping and leisure facilities and, although not regarded as a visitor destination, there are some interesting attractions in the vicinity.
The biggest attraction of Greenock is that it is a financially economical town in which to live. The cost of living, housing, council tax and general living costs are a lot lower when compared to other large regional towns and cities such as Largs, Gourock and Glasgow.
As the town sits around 17 miles from Paisley and 25 miles from Glasgow or just over an hour by train, many people choose to commute for work whist benefitting from the cheaper cost of living that Greenock offers. Not short of railway stations, residents in Greenock have a 9 to choose from!
Greenock Schools & Education
The council and administrative area of Inverclyde is responsible for education in the area.
There is a good selection of state schools with around 19 primaries and 6 secondary schools. Whist the wider county of Renfrewshire has three special schools for children with varying degrees of learning difficulties.
Cedars School of Excellence is the only independent primary school in the town. A Christian School catering for children from 5 – 18 years. Cedars is recognised internationally as a leader in the use of educational technology.
Further education is provided by Paisley Campus of West College Scotland in Paisley, which caters to around 20,000 students.
Renfrewshire contains a campus of the University of the West of Scotland. Holding a regional reputation for vocational undergraduate and post-graduate courses the university currently has 17,025 students, with approximately 1300 staff, spread across six schools of learning.
Things to do in Greenock
The region provides plenty of scope to get involved with all sorts of interesting activities and sightseeing excursions.
Greenock has several places of interest you may wish to explore here are some of the most popular:
Custom House Museum – http://www.visitoruk.com/Greenock
McLean Museum & Art Gallery – https://www.artuk.org/visit/venues
Gourock Outdoor Pool – https://www.inverclydeleisure.com/enterprise/GourockPool
Newark Castle – https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place
Greenock Farmers market – https://findlocalproduce.co.uk
Greenock Golf Club – www.greenockgolfclub.co.uk
Being located close to Glasgow, one of the UKs most trendy and vibrant cities, opens a world of entertainment.
Edinburgh, Scotland capital city is only an hour and a half by rail and is one of the most visited cities in the world. Home to festivals, countless whisky distilleries, first class shopping and historic buildings. Plus, you are just a short hop to other larger towns in the region.
If you are looking to purchase a house in the town, you are in for a treat with regard to price. Compared to much of the UK, homes are incredibly affordable. The current average cost to buy a home in Greenock is £144,000 and the average price actually paid is just £114,412.
Homes start at £25,000 for a one bedroom flat up to £380,000 for a four-bedroom property with outstanding golf course and river views on the outskirts of town.
There are around 130 homes on the market consisting of a mix of styles and sizes. Some extremely attractive Victorian terraces are located in Newark and Forsythe Street selling for around £260,000.
Towards the west end, one of the most admired and sought-after locations in Greenock, you will discover more modern properties which you can buy from approximately £255,000.
If it is a brand-new abode you are searching for, Greenock itself has no new developments, however, there are 20 sites outside the town which may suit your requirements. Visit Zoopla to find out more:
Popular Places to Live near the Greenock
- Port Glasgow
- Wemyss Bay
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.