Move to Lancashire 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.
Reasons to Choose White & Company
Boasting almost 150 years in the removals industry, we like to think we know a thing or two about moving homes. With thousands of happy customers all over the UK, we’re confident there’s no better choice of removals company around than us.
So if you’re still deciding who should move you, then speak to us first and we’re sure you’ll be convinced White & Company should be your one and only choice for moving home.
We’ve helped people move home since 1871, so there’s no one who understands removals better than us. Choose a removals firm with the expertise to make your move go smoothly.
We have proudly won numerous prestigious industry awards, proving we are one of the best in the business, who can be trusted and counted on to help you move home.
With thousands of satisfied customers, our reviews speak for themselves. Why not become one of our next happy customers and book your removal with us?
With removals and storage depots all across the United Kingdom, we have the necessary facilities and capabilities to move you anywhere with ease.
Moving home shouldn’t cost the earth. And with White & Company, you can be assured you get a first rate service without the premium price tag. We’ll beat any local removals quote.
It’s our job to make your move easy and stress free. That’s why all of our staff are fully trained and insured. So whether you’re moving small boxes or large loads, we’re always happy to help.
Are you looking for removals to Lancashire? As the former home to Manchester and Liverpool, Lancashire is incredibly well connected to both major cities as well as having great rail links to London, rendering it a leading commuting centre.
Whether you are moving to Lancashire to upsize your current living arrangements or to experience a more laid back approach to life, White and Company can help.
White and Company have been helping families move in Lancashire for many years and serves various cities and towns including Blackpool, Lancaster and Blackburn.
Our experienced staff can walk you through the removals process and handle any delicate or cumbersome items for you.
In addition to the bespoke door-to-door delivery of your household items we can also offer storage and packing services as part of your removals to Lancashire package.
To give you further peace of mind we are also members of the industry regulators, British Association of Removers, FIDI and OMNI. Our long-standing membership is testament to the quality of the services we provide and our commitment to continuous training and best practice.
Let White & Company help you get a step closer to settling into your dream home. Give us a call today to book your removals survey and receive a FREE no obligation quotation.
Why Move to Lancashire?
Lancashire is a county of contrasting landscapes and a diverse heritage. The region has a population of approximately 1,449,300 and covers an area of 1,189 square miles.
Its county town is Lancaster although its administrative centre is found in Preston. It is home to the well-known seaside towns of Morecambe Bay and Blackpool while Arnside and Silverdale are Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The history of Lancashire began with its founding in the 12th century but its emergence as a major commercial region came during the Industrial Revolution, with Liverpool and Manchester growing into the largest cities in the surrounding area.
Despite its industrial past, Lancashire still offers its residents plenty of opportunity to enjoy country living, with a surprising 80 per cent of the county officially classed as rural.
The county is also home to longest canal in Britain, the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, which flows through large parts of Lancaster. The Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding Beauty, covers a huge portion of the region and is the size of New York City!
Some of Lancashire’s larger towns include; Lancaster, Blackpool, Blackburn and Preston. Visitor numbers to Lancashire increase year after year making tourism an important contributor to its economy.
The economic impact generated by these visitors is valued at £4.41 billion. Other employers in the county are in the sectors of defence, nuclear power and electronics.
Travel links across the county are excellent, with the M6 running from north to south, past Lancaster and Preston. The M55 connects Preston to Blackpool and the West Coast Main Line provides direct rail links with London, Glasgow and other major cities, with stations located at Preston and Lancaster.
Schools & Education
Lancashire has a mostly comprehensive educational system. Not including sixth form colleges, there are 77 state schools and 24 independent schools. Many of these schools are religiously affiliated, including various Church of England and Catholic faith schools.
The Clitheroe area in particular has a good range of modern secondary schools. Sixth form provision is limited with only the Fylde and Lancaster districts having a number of schools with sixth forms, with the rest depending on FE colleges and sixth form colleges.
There are only four state Grammars and competition for places is high. Kirkham Grammar achieved significantly impressive GCSE results which well exceeded national averages. Pupils attending St Anne’s Grammar School also did notably well with their GCSE results, three-quarters of candidates gained an A*- C grade in at least five subjects.
Seven colleges in the county offer children access to higher education courses and Lancashire is home to four universities: Lancaster University, the University of Central Lancashire, Edge Hill University and the Lancaster campus of the University of Cumbria.
Things to do in Lancashire
As befits a large county there is a huge choice of leisure activities to enjoy.
The unique, wildlife rich Morecambe Bay in the north has been a popular tourist destination for many years. Apart from the beautiful sandy beach, there are other interesting things to do in Morecambe.
The Cocoa Hearts Chocolate Studio is great fun for all the family, with workshops to suit all budgets, you will be taught by an expert chocolatier how to create and design all sorts of tasty chocolates and fillings along with practical advice to re-create the tasty treats at home.
Morecambe Bay is also well known for its amazing sunsets and there is an incredible range of exhilarating outdoor activities to partake in. From sailing, to powered paragliding, parachuting, windsurfing, mountain biking, horse riding, and kitesurfing, there really is an activity for everyone.
The world-famous seaside town of Blackpool with its iconic Tower sits in the west of the county. Blackpool is the entertainment capital of Lancashire and is jam-packed with theme parks, activities and rides. It is also home to the renowned Blackpool Tower Ballroom, which plays host to Strictly Come Dancing once a year.
The undeniably beautiful fells and moorland of the Forest of Bowland Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty covers 312 square miles of rural Lancashire. The Forest is dotted with charming stone villages, some of which date as far back as pre-historic times.
Lancashire is also rich in historic buildings and attractions. The Cistercian abbey ruins on the banks of the River Ribble at Sawley are maintained by the English Heritage and are the perfect spot for a picnic. Lancaster Castle and Samlesbury Hall are also both incredibly interesting historical sites and offer an insight into the county’s fascinating past.
Within an easy travelling distance are the amazing cities of Liverpool and Manchester where you can immerse yourself in all manner of touristy pursuits.
For more ideas on what to see and do visit:
Lancashire Property Prices
Due to the outer rural villages, there are a massive assortment of rural farms and barns with and without land that range in value. Whether you require a small £50,000 terraced property in need of renovation all the way to a multi-million pounds dream property, Lancashire will have something for you.
There are thousands of homes for sale right across the county at this current time. It is possible to purchase a home for as little as £20,000 in Blackpool or £20,300 in Morecambe. However, the average price for property in Lancashire stood at £173,492 in December 2019, lower than the national average of £217,663.
There are pockets of high value properties and some of the most expensive houses can be found in Leyland, Clitheroe and Southport where homes are on the market for between £2,500,00 – £3,100,000.
The region is expanding and rising to the requirements of the UK Governments quota of new build homes. There are 57 new build developments under construction, providing a range of properties to suit even the most demanding of purchasers.
To find out where these new build sites are located and what they have on offer, visit Zoopla:
Statistics according to Zoopla estimates December 2019.
WE’RE READY TO MOVE YOU…
As one of the nations longest established removals companies, we can provide local removals to the following Lancashire towns:
Our team are fully trained and experienced to deliver industry leading transport, storage and moving solutions at the very best rates. Whether you need house removals, office moves, or plan to relocate overseas, you can count on us to deliver the goods every time.
With White & Company, you’re always in safe hands.
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Industry Recognised Removals Service
The British Association of Removers (BAR) has been the recognised voice of the professional moving and storage industry for over 100 years
White & Company is a founder member of BAR, FIDI & OMNI. By choosing a company who are members of The British Association of Removers (BAR), you will have the peace of mind that comes from using a reputable, professional and safe remover, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you’ve got someone to turn to.
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.
A very smooth move by White and Co. The team worked very hard and were polite, professional and helpful.