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 Honiton
Are you looking to relocate to Honiton? 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 151 years’ servicing the Honiton 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 Honiton. 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.
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 are 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.
Why Move to Honiton
The prosperous town of Honiton has been for many centuries the “gateway to Devon”.
Set in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and on the banks of the River Otter, Honiton is a beautiful country town with a long industrial history
Famous for both its lace, glove making and pottery industries, Honiton is widely regarded as the antiques hub of the South West with many well-established antique shops in the town.
Apart from the obvious Tourism sector, Honiton’s main industry today is agriculture. The rich farmland is watered by the River Otter. Steep sided hills rise between the town and the sea and narrow lanes wind their way from Honiton through the local countryside.
By living in this part of the country you can be sure that your quality of living is among some of the best in the UK.
Access to stunning open spaces, great shopping and you are only a few miles from the renowned Jurassic Coast perfect for days out by the sea.
Catering for everyone’s requirements, this busy town poses a bounty of recreational attractions and punches well above its weight with regard to sites of historical interest, and amenities.
Numbers swell during the summer months as people flood into the town to attend its many festivals.
The Annual Honiton Show is one of the largest one-day agricultural shows in the country. Showcasing the best of local farming, produce, crafts and rural skills and promoting agriculture and related industries.
If you want to get a dose of the coast as well as the country, Devon and Dorset’s’ stunning coastline is only a 20-minute drive away, with the beautiful coves of Seaton, Beer and Sidmouth offering stunning stretches of sandy beach.
Despite Honiton’s relatively small size it has very good transport connections. Within easy reach of Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks, and close to Exeter, the ancient capital of Devon.
Honiton railway station is on the West of England Main Line and is served by South Western Railway services to London Waterloo and Exeter St Davids. Exeter Airport can be reached in 30 minutes.
Schools & Education
When you move there is certainly a lot to think about, but stress levels can be hugely magnified when you add children into the equation. Good planning and research will help make things less stressful.
Honiton schools fall under the East Devon County Council and their web site is an extremely useful place to start your research.
Although there are just two primaries and one secondary school serving Honiton, the level of quality is very high.
Littletown Primary has been inspected and awarded a “good” rating by Ofsted whilst the Honiton Primary School managed to gain Ofsted’s highest rating of “outstanding”.
Children from Honiton and other villages around the town filter into Honiton Community College, a secondary school and sixth form, which Ofsted says is “good”.
In recent years, the Department for Education performance measures have placed Honiton College in the top 10% of Post-16 providers for BTEC Level 3 courses and the top 25% for A-level.
Further education is available in the East Devon region via a number of good colleges such as Sidmouth College 10 miles, East Devon College and Bicton College both around a 25-minute journey away.
Things to do in Honiton
Being resident in Honiton opens a huge window with regards to leisure opportunities. Devon has been a holiday destination for so long it knows exactly how to keep everyone happy in the entertainment department.
Honiton itself offers all sorts of ways to relax from shopping along the one mile High Street which has a huge selection of stores including a fair number of antique shops which Honiton is known for.
Active people will fall in love with the area. The wonderful countryside and the famous Jurassic Coast are both great locations for cycling and water sports and access to the South West Coast Path.
Honiton has its own golf course, a busy leisure centre and when you do not feel like cooking at home the town is packed with eateries from take away food to fine dining establishments.
Here are a few more things to do which you may want to investigate:
Thelma Hulbert Gallery – www.thelmahulbert.com
Dunkeswell Airfield Heritage Centre – www.outhwestairfields.co.uk
Allhallows Museum – www.honitonmuseum.co.uk
Otter Valley Dairy – www.ottervalleydairy.co.uk
Little Orchard Alpacas – www.littleorchardalpacas.co.uk
Blackdown Hills AONB – www.blackdownhillsaonb.org.uk
Honiton has a very attractive centre, lined with colourful cottages many of which double as antique shops and hark back to the town’s Georgian and industrial heyday.
The local property market is not hugely busy. Rightmove is advertising 100 homes for sale across the town at an average of £299,934.
The majority of sales in Honiton during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £200,679. Detached properties sold for an average of £307,019, with semi-detached properties fetching £225,242.
Some of the most expensive properties are located in Widworthy and Luppitt, quaint little rural villages outside of Honiton where prices start at £680,000.
If you are thinking of leasing for a period, rental homes available are very limited with just 5 being listed. You can expect to pay between £625pcm and £1100pcm.
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