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 Harpenden
Are you looking to relocate to Harpenden? 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 Harpenden 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 Harpenden. 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 Harpenden?
Harpenden is a highly sought-after town which boasts excellent education provision.
Situated in the beautiful county of Hertfordshire, much of which is protected by the Metropolitan Green Belt, the town has a wonderfully traditional English village atmosphere.
Well noted for its fast train service to St. Pancras International, and for its ease of access to junction 9 of the M1 motorway the town provides great transport links.
Via the fast train, it is just a 25-minute journey direct into St Pancras Station whilst road links offer easy access to several London airports and routes to other parts of the region.
Harpenden started life as a small farming village but grew and prospered as a commuter town after the arrival of the railway in 1860.
Today it is still a relatively small town with a population of just 30,000 however, Harpenden offers a lot for those wishing to start a new life away from the busy capital.
A good selection of pubs and restaurants are dotted throughout the area whilst a quick journey into London poses endless choices when it comes to eating out and internationally recognised entertainment venues.
The compact local high street is lined with a mix of chain stores and independent shops as well as several food stores such as Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, and a Co-op. Numerous commons and open spaces are available to all, including Harpenden Common. Church Green, Leyton Green and the High Street Greens, are popular places and attribute the town with its provincial feel.
Golf is a popular activity locally, and Harpenden has two golf clubs. The Harpenden Common Golf Club is an 18-hole course on the common. Featuring highly on the sporting calendar is cricket, rugby and football and Harpenden has clubs for each.
If you are lucky enough to be moving to this wonderful town, you will have much to look forward to; great travel links, good schools, a wide choice of green spaces and lots of clubs and societies to integrate yourself into the local community.
Harpenden Schools & Education
To cater for its affluent residents, Harpenden has access to some extremely good schools.
Two of England’s best-performing state schools are based in Harpenden – Sir John Lawes and St George’s. Competition is fierce to attend the schools and outstanding examination results attract many new residents who wish to live in the catchment area.
Whilst the town’s three independent schools, Aldwickbury School, The King’s School and St Hilda’s School are well-established favourites with parents.
Good Ofsted rated state funded primaries include Sauncey Wood Primary, Manland and The Lea Primary.
Of the four state secondaries in the town, Ofsted rated St Johns Lawes Secondary as “outstanding”.
With London being located so close by, a whole swathe of colleges and world renowned universities are conveniently close.
Things to do in Harpenden
Being situated in an area which is protected by the Metropolitan Green Belt means that Harpenden has more than its quota of rural areas to enjoy and a notable feature of Harpenden is its abundance parks and commons.
Harpenden Common encompassing an area of around 238 acres, is home to the towns two cricket clubs, golf course and football club. Featuring bridle ways for horse riding, rambling and cycle paths all contained in a Green Flag area of natural beauty.
In addition, the town has large green public spaces available in Rothamsted Park, Batford Park, Kinsbourne Green, Lydekker Park.
Here are a few websites with even more attractions in the Harpenden region:
Of course, all these wonderful conveniences and facilities Harpenden has to offer come at a price.
In fact, the average cost to buy a home in the town is currently a whopping £885,414.
In recent years there has been an increased demand for large, detached family homes, an indication of the growing number of affluent commuters choosing to live in this desirable area.
Although the average cost of a home is extremely high, it is still possible to find homes which are more modestly priced such as a large two bedroom apartment on sale for £285,000.
If you do have a larger budget, head to the outskirts of town to Bower Heath and Orchard Avenue. These roads areas where the most expensive homes sit.
It is not uncommon for homes to cost as much as £5,000,000 in these neighbourhoods.
Popular Places to Live Near Harpenden
- St Albans
- Hemel Hempstead
- Welwyn Garden City
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.