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 Guildford
Are you looking to relocate to Guildford? 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 Guildford 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 Guildford. 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 Guildford
The historical town of Guildford is first named in the Domesday Book, recorded as a holding of William the Conqueror, who built the Norman castle which still stands today.
Nestled between the North Downs and the Surrey Hills, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, Guildford is an easy commute to London Waterloo which is only a 35-minute train journey or a 31 mile drive via the A3/M25.
Guildford has a lively community, there are a variety of clubs and societies you can join which cover all sorts of hobbies and interests. Locals take part in a range of festivals and events during the year.
The busy town centre offers a great shopping experience with a good selection of retailers and independent little shops. It was voted the Best Luxury Shopping Destination outside of London by Experian in 2014 and boasts cobbled streets, culture, art, heritage, a range of parks and gardens.
Plenty of walking and cycling routes run directly from the town into the surrounding countryside. Loseley Park, a nearby stately home built in 1562, has beautiful gardens and makes its own Loseley Dairy ice-cream.
Many factors combine to make Guildford a desirable place to live, in fact it could be said that Guildford pretty much has it all; Community spirit, a river, a castle, a thriving market, restaurants and pubs. All this and it is close to both London and some beautiful stretches of Surrey countryside.
Guildford Schools & Education
Ensuring your children get into a good school is very important, you will be reassured to know that education is well provided for and many schools in Guildford consistently appear at the top of UK national league tables.
For younger children, Guildford High Junior School was named best for academic results in The Week news magazine’s 2016 feature on the best prep schools in the UK, while Lanesborough prep school provides a first-class education for boys aged 4-13.
Pond Meadow Secondary and Guildford County state secondaries both received the highest rating of “outstanding” following their last Ofsted inspections.
Guildford High School was ranked second in the Sunday Times’ list of leading independent secondary schools in 2015 and continues to educate its students to a high standard today.
Also highly recommended is Tormead School, an independent day school for girls aged 4–18 year. It comprises a junior school, senior school and sixth form and prides itself on its high academic standards.
The University of Surrey is a leading university located in Guildford https://www.surrey.ac.uk. It offers a comprehensive range of subjects to its 16,000 students. The university’s research output and global partnerships have led to it being regarded as one of the UK’s leading research universities.
For a list of schools available for all ages in Guildford visit:
Things to do in Guildford
Guildford has worked hard to provide all sorts of interesting things to do, see and visit in and around the town.
Hatchlands Park is a lovely place to visit and is very popular with garden enthusiasts. The house and park were built in the 1750s for Admiral Edward Boscawen.
Over the years since, the house has changed hands several times and has been used as a finishing school for young ladies as well as a printing press. It boasts over 400 acres of beautifully manicured grounds and large areas of woodlands.
Guildford Lido is always popular, especially when the outdoor pool is open in the summer, and the Little Angels indoor play area is a great option for smaller kids. Take a picnic and you can stay for the whole day.
Flowing through the centre of Guildford, you can stroll along the banks of the River Wey and take the time appreciate its charm or even book a boat tour.
There are hourly boat tours that span around 40 mins and cover the interesting history of the region. Volunteer skippers tell tales of the history of the area. It’s a fascinating way to find out more about the town.
Visiting Guildford Castle is a must. Head to the top of the Great Tower for a 360-degree panoramic view of Guildford and the beautiful surrounding countryside.
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Guildford and the Surrey area are home to some of the most prestigious properties in England with some very rich residents living here.
Whether you are searching for archetypal English villages such as Chiddingfold, Shamley Green and Shere, which offer large estates and rural calm, or perhaps a fine luxury town house in the centre of Guildford, close to creature comforts, finding your forever home is easy in Guildford.
House values in the town are generally expensive but are still much more reasonably priced when compared to those in London.
Currently, the average price for property in Guildford is £559,013. This is a little pricey but that is what you pay for living in such a sought-after location situated so close to the capital.
In terms of property types, during February 2020, flats in Guildford sold for an average of £321,338 and terraced houses for £426,163.
Property stats as per Zoopla February 2020.
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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.