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 Ipswich
Are you looking to relocate to Ipswich? 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 Ipswich 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 Ipswich. 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.
Why Move to Ipswich?
The historic county town of Ipswich is hard to beat when it comes to location.
Positioned on the estuary of the River Orwell with direct access to the Suffolk coastline and two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty means it draws a lot of attention.
Not only does Ipswich pose plenty of green open spaces it is the place to be if you are looking for arts and culture. As one of the oldest towns in the country it has a long and captivating history.
Well connected, it lies approximately 14 miles from Felixstowe, 18 from Colchester and 43 miles from Norwich. Advantageously, you can be in central London in just over an hour, making it a perfect place to commute from.
The town is doing well economically too and enjoys one of the highest employment rates in the UK.
Job prospects for those who choose not to commute are good. This once quiet country town is becoming a home for techies working in software and IT.
In a recent survey and subsequent report, carried out by the ‘Centre for Cities’ think tank, it concluded that the people of Ipswich were among the happiest in the country. Whilst in 2017, Ipswich was voted as the 7th most desirable place to live and work in England by the Royal Mail.
Having benefited from extensive redevelopment in the past few years, Ipswich not only offers a quality lifestyle to those who reside here, but access to a range of up to date amenities, numerous leisure activities and excellent education provision.
Ipswich Schools & Education
Many schools in Ipswich have been rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted. Some, such as Castle Hill Infant School, received the top rating of ‘outstanding’ from Ofsted.
Primary children filter into several particularly good secondary schools, Northgate High School and Copleston Senior School both had good inspections.
Ipswich is also home to several independent schools, including Royal Hospital School and Ipswich School.
Further education is provided for by Suffolk New College. A wide choice of vocational qualifications, apprenticeships, higher education, and leisure learning are available from its campuses in Ipswich, Leiston and Otley.
The nearest university is the University of Suffolk. The University operates at five sites: a central hub in Ipswich and secondary sites at another location in Ipswich, Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, and Great Yarmouth.
Things to do in Ipswich
With plenty to see and do Ipswich certainly provides a good mix of exciting, historical, and relaxing leisure opportunities.
Without a doubt the best way to experience Ipswich is through a chartered cruise on the River Orwell. There are several different companies that run tours including Orwell River Cruises or Viking Mariners.
Two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty are close by. Suffolk Coast and Heaths, consisting of 60 miles of coastline and ancient woodland. Dedham Vale is so beautiful is it is known as Constable Country, made famous by the paintings of the English Romantic painter John Constable.
Boasting a multitude of historic buildings to visit, Ipswich has an interesting past to uncover. It was one of the most prosperous trading towns in England. You can find out about its past by visiting some of the old buildings including the Old Customs House. A beautiful example of architecture from the 17th/18th centuries. It houses old equipment and interesting displays.
To meet likeminded people and to get the most out of the town, join the Ipswich Building Preservation Trust for a special guided tour of historic buildings at risk in Ipswich, old and new.
Foodies will love the selection of eateries on offer. Many of which take advantage of the excellent waterfront views in the local marina. The Thomas Wolsey Pub is a popular place to eat, named after one of Ipswich’s most famous inhabitants.
The town centre has a good range of shops, on the main high street you will find the usual retailers such as Marks & Spencer’s and Debenhams, alongside some interesting independents.
Take advantage of the towns superb travel links and plan a weekend getaway to our amazing capital city. Alternatively, the picturesque town of Bury St Edmunds also makes for a lovely place to spend a few days.
Housing provision available in the town manages to fulfil everyone’s requirements. The town’s average property value currently stands at £223,772, comfortably below the national as a whole which has now reached £250,000.
Where you choose to live is an important factor and it will differ from person to person according to personal circumstances. Close to good schools for families or close to the local train station for work.
Christchurch Park is a sought-after location and boasts some beautiful spacious period properties suitable for growing families.
Whereas young professionals may opt for a trendy duplex flat, at the Neptune Marina development. The marina is less than a mile away from Ipswich and Derby Road train stations and within walking distance of the town centre.
The most reasonably priced homes are located in the Chantry district. Here you will find a range of affordable bungalows, terraces, and flats.
You can expect to pay approximately £392,000 for a detached four bed home, £233,000 for a semi-detached, £188,000 for a terraced home and around £143,000 for a modern one bedroomed apartment.
Popular Places to Live near the Ipswich
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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.