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 Kilmarnock
Are you looking to relocate to Kilmarnock? 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 Kilmarnock 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 Kilmarnock. 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.
Our Mission Statement
“To continue the traditions founded in 1871 by providing the quality expected by our clients; backed up by superb packing materials, highly trained crews, effective management and a genuine commitment to customer care and the environment.”
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
Why Move to Kilmarnock?
Kilmarnock is the second largest town in East Ayrshire, Scotland, with round 46,000 people calling it home. The meandering River Irvine runs through the towns eastern section.
Historically the town has been made famous for several reasons, including the first collection of work by Scottish poet Robert Burns called Poems, which was published in Kilmarnock in 1786 as well as the internationally distributed whisky brand Johnnie Walker which originated in the town in the 19th century.
The real popularity of living in Kilmarnock comes from is great access to the coast, as well as to the city of Glasgow as well as the fact that it offers fantastic transport links to the wider Scottish areas.
The historical town centre has plenty of pretty cobbled streets and is lined with an assortment of listed buildings. The main shopping street is well-known for its wide range of independent niche shops which combine with many familiar retail stores making for a comprehensive choice.
If you require more, Glasgow is situated just 22 miles away, or a thirty-minute car journey.
In terms of employment, jobs in Kilmarnock can be found in a variety of sectors at local business parks and industrial estates. In recent times Kilmarnock’s economic dependence has shifted from manufacturing and instead become more reliant on skills-based knowledge. Large companies such as Vodaphone have offices in the town.
For those residing in the town, both the cost of living and property values are lower here when compared to Glasgow and the Scottish capital city, Edinburgh.
Kilmarnock and its surrounding rural landscape create a host of leisure opportunities for all. Its Southern Uplands arguably, showcase some of the most beautiful scenery in Scotland.
Kilmarnock 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, currently provides the curricular framework for children and young people from age 3 to 18.
All state schools in the county of Ayrshire are managed by East Ayrshire Council. Kilmarnock has one college, thirteen primary schools, three secondary schools and eleven nursery schools.
There are several schools of note serving the town and one of the most popular is Stewarton Academy. A mainstream, state funded senior school which consistently achieves exam results well above the national average.
Kilmarnock Academy is one of the few schools in the world to have educated two Nobel laureates: Alexander Fleming and John Boyd Orr.
For more information about schools in the district visit East Ayrshire Council web site:
Things to do in Kilmarnock
When it comes to entertainment, Kilmarnock and its surrounds will not disappoint. Days out nearby, include museums and art galleries, historic buildings to theme parks, and a huge choice of outdoor adventures.
The region is known for its castles, there are some great ones to visit; Dean Castle and Country Park, Dundonald Castle, Craigie Castle and Rowallan Castle to name a few.
Opened in 1901, the Dick Institute is a 4-star attraction, attracting over 120,000 visitors each year and houses the largest museum and gallery spaces in Ayrshire.
The Institute hosts exhibitions, displays, collections and innovative work by contemporary artists, film makers and young people from the area. This is certainly a great place to spend a few hours.
The Kray Park is the place to head to for open space. Spread across 30 acres and encompassing a huge lake full of ducks and other waterfowl, woodland and open grasslands it is the perfect place to walk, explore and enjoy a picnic.
The Palace Theatre and Grand Hall means that residents have access to plenty of culture and has a varied and full programme throughout the year. Ayrshire’s premier entertainment venue big name bands have performed here such as Kalvin Harris, Primal Scream, Kasabian and the Happy Mondays.
To find out about more places of interest and things to do in Kilmarnock visit:
One of the overriding factors when looking to purchase a home in Kilmarnock is just how cheap property prices are, not just when comparing to the south of England, but Kilmarnock offers buyers value for money when compared to many other towns and cities in Scotland too in some cases by almost half.
Older historical buildings are generally concentrated around the main town centre whilst new build homes can be found nearby in the smaller towns of Symington, Irvine and Troon, situated in a sought-after location on the west coast.
The average price for property in Kilmarnock stands at £149,679 in April 2020, which is a fall of 0.39% in the last three months and a small rise of 1.03% over the past year.
In terms of property types, flats in Kilmarnock sold for an average of £86,752 and terraced houses for £103,439. All prices are according to the current Zoopla estimates.
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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.