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.
Are you looking to relocate to Keighley? 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 Keighley 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 Keighley. 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 Keighley
Located in an area known as Bronte Country due to its links with the Bronte sisters, Keighley is a major town. Perched on the outskirts of an area of outstanding beauty, Keighley is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. The county of Yorkshire is renowned for its beauty and diversity, one of Keighley’s most valuable assets is its scenic surroundings, nestled between the charming countryside of Airedale and the Haworth Moorland.
Convenient access provides an easy commute into surrounding towns and cities such as Leeds, Skipton, and Bradford or, when you fancy a day trip, all areas are very accessible by road or rail. The town’s industries have typically been in textiles, particularly wool and cotton processing.
Over several decades, Keighley has changed greatly due to the demise of its traditional wool mills. Today its economy relies heavily on a growing retail and manufacturing sector.
Shopping facilities are good and Keighley town centre is a bustling array of big brand shopping and well-loved independent stores, well-equipped to cater to the needs of everyone. Argos, Toyland, Sports Direct, and several big supermarkets located conveniently central to the town.
If you are looking for a more diverse choice of stores, the large cities of Leeds and Bradford are just a short skip away. Not only does Keighley have some genuinely nice neighbourhoods, the villages and small towns surrounding it also pose endless possibilities.
The village of Howarth is connected to the Bronte sisters, a highly sought after and quiet little village. Bingley is busy for its size and known for its lively nightlife. Eldwick is popular with families, slightly larger than other villages and it has good road connections to local schools.
Schools & Education
Given the benefits of being educated at a good or outstanding school, many parents are willing to rent or buy a property close by to increase their child’s chances of getting a place.
Before moving with children, it is highly advisable to make enquiries about local education provision.
Schools in Keighley generally perform well. There are plenty of Ofsted rated “good” schools to choose from and currently one “outstanding” junior, Merlin Top Primary Academy located on Braithwaite Avenue.
“Outstanding” secondaries in the town include South Craven School and Beckfoot School. University Academy Keighley is a popular school rated as “good” following its last inspection.
Keighley College, a local campus of Leeds City College. The college includes an Industrial Centre of Excellence and a nationally acclaimed Star Centre facility, designed to encourage more young people to study STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).
Beechcliffe Special School caters for children with autistic spectrum disorders, severe learning difficulties (SLD) or profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD).
Things to do in Keighley
We all have busy schedules and trying to make time to relax, and de-stress has never been more important to our mental and physical well-being. So, when you are moving to a new town finding out as much as possible about the area and what is available to you makes sense.
Local amenities available Keighley offer all sorts of leisure possibilities. Plenty of shopping opportunities are to be found mostly in the town centre. Leisure facilities include a raft of pubs and places to eat to suit all budgets and tastes.
The towns popular indoor market sells local produce, fashion, jewellery, materials, homeware, and lots more.
Keighley Leisure Centre is the largest sports facility in the north of the district, and comprises a sports centre, leisure pool, SHOKK Junior Fitness Centre, Clubactive Fitness Centre, a full size sports hall, Sauna and Steam rooms, and a café, making it a great destination for an active day out.
Various open spaces allow residents to exercise, walk and cycle and just generally enjoy the outdoors.
Lund Park and Devonshire Park are the town’s biggest parks. As well as places to enjoy fresh air, they also hold events throughout the year.
The Picture House Cinema is rather unique. Housed in a quaint old building it first opened in 1913. Although it has changed over the years, it still shows the latest movies and in addition it also provides live entertainment on stage.
Cliffe Castle was originally the spectacular mansion of the local Victorian millionaire and textile manufacturer, Henry Isaac Butterfield. It stands in attractive hillside grounds with greenhouses, a garden centre, aviaries, and a children’s play area, it is a living museum and a popular place to visit.
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Whether you are interested in buying, renting, or investing, the housing market in Keighley has plenty of opportunities for all options.
Plus, homes are incredibly reasonably priced, there are not many towns which have four-bedroom homes for sale from £70,000.
There are all sorts of housing styles too. The centre of town has pockets of period properties as well as some stunning mill conversions.
On the outskirts are some characterful old stone cottages and terraces whilst the top of the valley offers panoramic countryside views.
The average price for property is currently at £181,874 and rising. Values have increased by 4.16% during the past year.
In terms of property types, flats in Keighley sold for an average of £166,447 and terraced houses for £190,242. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.
For those who intend to rent, one-bedroom flats go for 394pcm, two-bedroom homes £449pcm and detached three-bedroom properties begin at £614pcm.
Popular Places to Live Near Keighley
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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.