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 Inverness
Are you looking to relocate to Inverness? 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 Inverness 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 Inverness. 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 260 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Inverness?
Inverness is a special place. Regarded as the capital of the Highlands, it boasts landscapes of incredible beauty and wildness. On its doorstep are the infamous Highlands, and the Cairngorms. Witnessing the spectacular Northern Lights phenomenon from this location is a daily occurrence.
In recent years, the population has expanded rapidly and at the last count it stood at around 70,000. The highest of any Scottish city and one of Europe’s fastest growing cities it is ranked fifth out of 189 British cities for its quality of life.
Being so compact makes the city easy to navigate and is accessible by foot, bus and rail. The old town offers a wide variety of shopping experiences including the Victorian market. Centrally situated in the old town, this covered arcade provides a comfortable place to wander and discover some specialist shops and traditional Scottish merchants.
There is always something to do and numerous events are hosted annually including one of the largest, the Highland Games. The vibrant Inverness bars and pubs are the bloodline of the city, many now have excellent pub grub as well as entertainment and live music every night of the week.
Other attractive attributes the city offers are its travel connections. Easy to get to by road or rail and with the additional bonus of its own airport. Launched in 2015, the well-publicised NC500, a 516-mile scenic route around the north coast of Scotland, starts and ends at Inverness Castle, a beautiful way to explore the region.
Inverness Schools & Education
The Scottish education system has always been distinct from the rest of the United Kingdom, with a characteristic emphasis on a broad education.
The Curriculum for Excellence, Scotland’s national school curriculum, presently provides the curricular framework for children and young people from age 3 to 18.
There are approximately 12 primary schools serving Inverness currently with Lochardil, Holm, Hilton, Crown, Central and Muirtown having a “broad and balanced”, “good” curriculum, says ES (Education Scotland).
Secondary education is provided by 5 secondary schools: Inverness High School, Inverness Royal Academy, Charleston Academy, Millburn Academy and Culloden Academy.
Further and higher education courses to those of school leaving age and above are provided by Inverness College. Situated in the city it is a part of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a federation of 15 colleges and research institutions in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Things to do in Inverness
Being a tourist hot spot, the city doesn’t disappoint and offers a host of exciting activities to both residents and visitors.
Festivals, places of cultural interest and historical importance as well as lots of outdoor space means that there is always something different to do.
Here are a few ideas to consider when you are in the city:
Join a tour and find out more about Glen Coe, Loch Ness & the Scottish Highlands. You will learn about intriguing stories and myths of the country’s dramatic history
The iconic Wallace Monument and Stirling Castle are a must-see attraction.
These distinctive landmarks overlook the scene of Scotland’s victory at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. Follow the story of Sir William Wallace, patriot, martyr, and Guardian of Scotland.
Stirling Castle is one of Scotland’s most historically important sites and was once a favoured residence of the Stewart kings and queens who held grand celebrations at the castle. Knights, nobles, and foreign ambassadors once flocked here in order to pay their respects to the crown.
Inverness has a host of scenic riverfront restaurants and shops to browse.
The Victorian Market Originally known as the “New Market”, was built in 1870 and rebuilt after a fire in 1890. It connects all four surrounding streets and houses a variety of unique local shops. The entrance from Academy Street has Corinthian arches and animal carvings on the keystones.
The town centre’s art galleries, museums and theatres attract thousands of people from all over the world. Inverness Art Gallery and Museum offers the opportunity to explore a fascinating range of artefacts and collections which celebrate Highland life and its heritage.
Inverness Cathedral was built 1866-69, to a design by Alexander Ross, in Gothic Revival style. The original design (shown on a painting inside the building) incorporated spires. Open all year for visitors it offers a tranquil experience.
When you live in Inverness you have the choice of city, rural or coastal living. What is more, you do not need a king’s ransom to be able to buy a home as the average price paid in October 2020 was £193,459.
Neighbourhoods which are in high demand include the area of Crown which sits in the city centre offering a wealth of Victorian and Edwardian period homes.
The pretty old stone-built homes in Ballifeary Road are also sought after. For more modern property head to Holm and the Black Isle peninsula is where homes with sea views are located.
Currently according to Zoopla there are around 266 properties on the market, these range from one bedroomed flats starting at £66,000 right through to homes costing over £1m.
In terms of property types, flats in Inverness sold for an average of £138,622 and terraced houses for £159,445. Values have increased across the city by as much as 6.25% during the past year.
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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.