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 Grimsby
Are you looking to relocate to Grimsby? 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 Grimsby 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 Grimsby. 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 Grimsby
The port of Grimsby is located on the north-east coast of Lincolnshire at the meeting of the Humber Estuary and the North Sea. The town is around 161 miles north of London and 22 miles south-east of Hull.
Once home to the largest fishing fleet in the world, by the mid-20th century the EU Common Fisheries Policy seriously disrupted fishing rights for the UK and the industry went into decline.
Today, many fisheries and fishing-related businesses still exist but the town has diversified. There are now various engineering jobs in Grimsby, as jobs in markets related to engineering.
Although it is not seen as a commuter town, rail links do provide Grimsby with connections to Sheffield and Hull within an hour and a half, with Leeds accessible in a little over that time.
The town offers a very low cost of living combined with low housing prices. Grimsby has a very pretty centre, with a range of 19th Century architecturally designed houses as well as having a fantastic sandy beach where you can find properties with magnificent views overlooking the North Sea.
For those moving with young children, Grimsby’s schools fair very favourably and are on a par with most large towns in the region.
Something that is becoming ever more important to people is a towns eco footprint. Grimsby is certainly forward thinking in this regard and is the greenest town in England, generating 28% of its electricity from green sources such as wind, solar biomass and landfill gas.
Close by are the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Beauty which is scattered with idyllic rural villages, many with interesting names such as Burgh on Bain, Scamblesy and Driby all of which offer a sense of remoteness but not too far from civilisation.
Grimsby Schools & Education
There are numerous primary and secondary schools in Grimsby, with most of them having good exam results as well as favourable ratings from the Education Watchdog Ofsted.
Particularly well thought of primaries in the region include Laceby Acres Primary Academy voted as outstanding by Ofsted and the Western Primary School which was awarded a good rating.
Of the seven closest secondaries in the area, Seven Hills Academy and Oasis Academy were rated as being amongst the best by Ofsted.
Many pupils from the town also attend secondary education institutions in Cleethorpes, Healing, Humberston and Waltham, and even further afield is Caistor Grammar.
For private education, independent schools in Grimsby include St James’ School (a mainstream, independently funded junior & senior mixed school) and St Martin’s Preparatory School (a mixed school for children aged 2-11yrs).
Further education is provided by Franklin College, a sixth form college. The Grimsby Institute also offers further and higher education courses which are mostly vocational.
Things to do in Grimsby
There are many attractions in and around the town and it is a good base from which to explore the surrounding area.
As most top seaside towns have, Grimsby is home to a traditional pier, complete with amusements and fish and chip shops. Recently renovated, the pier also offers a choice of restaurants, bars and entertainment.
Grimsby has several miles of golden sand and blue-flag waters which attract all sorts of people annually, these are especially busy in the summer months. A great place to spend a day with the family or to indulge in the local water sport scene.
Community green spaces, such as People’s Park and Weelsby Woods give residents the chance to have a leisurely walk, run or cycle or just appreciate the landscaped park and recreational areas of the woods.
Here are a few more local attractions you may wish to explore:
National Fishing Heritage Centre – https://www.fishingheritage.com
Time Trap Museum – https://www.nelincs.gov.uk
Grimsby Dock Tower – https://visitgrimsby.co.uk
Ross Castle – http://www.visitoruk.com
The Jungle Zoo – https://www.thejunglezoo.co.uk
With the average home costing just £155,752 the town attracts both buyers and buy to let investors.
It’s possible to purchase a studio flat in Grimsby for as little as £17,000 and a family sized three bed terraced home for £30,000. However, property costs are on the rise and statistics indicate an increase of almost 4% over the past year.
If you have a larger budget, the most expensive homes can be purchased in the sought-after neighbourhoods around People’s Park and Park Drive where you will find some lovely Victorian and Georgian homes. Here you can expect to pay in excess of £495,000 form a property.
If you are looking to rent, as with buying a home rental costs are extremely reasonable. The cost to lease a one-bedroom flat is currently £416pcm and a four-bedroom detached home will cost £690pcm.
Stats as per Zoopla February 2020.
Popular Places to Live near Grimsby
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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.