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 Leighton Buzzard
Are you looking to relocate to Leighton Buzzard? 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 Leighton Buzzard 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 Leighton Buzzard. 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.
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 Leighton Buzzard?
Situated in the stunning county of Bedfordshire, close to the Chiltern’s, Leighton Buzzard is a quintessential market town established in prime commuter land. Perfectly placed for city workers in search for a home near the countryside but not so far out that the journey becomes a pain.
The towns excellent road and rail connections include trains from Leighton Buzzard Station which will get you to London Euston in as little as 32 minutes. Plus, the town is within easy reach of Milton Keynes, Luton, and Dunstable too. Nearby Luton Airport offers a choice of flights across the globe, as well as budget flights around the UK and Europe.
Leighton Buzzard provides all you need regarding amenities. Waterbourne Walk Shopping Centre is home to a good selection of big name shops and local independents line the main High Street. There is a local market in the town every Tuesday and Saturday. If it’s more choice you need then the capital is a hop away.
Leighton has an old market town feel with historical timber and brick buildings, it also has a wonderful selection of old properties with a contrast of newer homes having been built on its outskirts. A little further out you will find many attractive, often thatched villages nestled in pristine rural countryside and homes located on the Great River Ouse, which are always popular.
With its central location, good local facilities and excellent links by road, rail or air, Leighton Buzzard has never been more in demand.
Leighton Buzzard Schools & Education
The catchment area for the town has a host of highly rated state funded primary schools among which is the “outstanding” Pulford CofE VA Lower School.
Secondaries fair very well too, with the closest nine schools to the centre of town all being rated as “good” by Ofsted with Oak Bank School, a special needs facility, having been given an “outstanding” grading.
For FE education a large number of local students attend Central Bedfordshire College, it has a campus near the town centre called the Learning Warehouse. The college provides a range of full-time and part-time courses for the local community. The college also operates a Learning Shop in the town, which offers basic IT courses to local residents.
Bedfordshire University has several campus’s in the region, Milton Keynes and Luton are the nearest ones for Leighton students. Both establishments offer a massive choice of foundation degrees, Honours degrees, Master’s degrees, and Doctorates, as well as Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Things to do in Leighton Buzzard
Home to some very accessible places to enjoy your time away from work, Leighton provides for all sorts of outdoor and indoor leisure pursuits for all ages.
The town itself has 16 public parks, a skate park, golf courses, canoeing, football, tennis, croquet, and bowls.
A well-loved place to spend time is along the Grand Union Canal. Its towpaths are the perfect place to wander and enjoy watching the colourful barges winding their way along its waterways. Narrow boating has become very popular in the region, with many taking their holidays on these well-equipped vessels.
The Leighton Buzzard Heritage Railway is one of the busiest attractions in the area. One of the leading narrow-gauge lines in England it is of local and national importance.
Constructed immediately following the First World War to serve the local sand industry it was originally worked by steam locomotives but today it is a great way to step back in time and enjoy the train ride and take in some of the Bedfordshire beautiful countryside.
Open Mead Farm makes for an exciting day for the younger ones. A nationally renowned animal park where children can visit a petting farm and many other fun activities and events. The farm includes almost every type of domesticated animal you can think of as well as other activities such as go-karting, mini golf, tractor rides and an adventure playground.
The county of Bedfordshire has so much going on you will be spoilt for choice. The following websites have more interesting visitor attractions you may wish to explore:
Leighton Buzzard Property
The town covers just about all tastes when it comes to property styles however, the most sought-after homes are the Victorian villas which are situated in Plantation Road, a road known as Bedfordshire’s most beautiful mile.
Not only are there period homes along this road, in recent years more modern properties have also been built and some values are well into the millions.
Leightons average house price is currently £360,265 with the average price actually paid £338,000.
More affordable places to begin your new home search are in Linsdale, a leafy suburb and Wing Road where you will be sited close to the town centre and it transport links. Homes in these areas start from around £200,000.
If you are thinking about renting, the average rental cost is £853pcm. Rents start from £659pcm for a one bedroom flat up to £1164pcm for a four-bed property.
Those who prefer a new build are well catered for as according to Zoopla, there are four developments in Leighton and another 16 a little further afield. Zoopla has more information, just click the following link:
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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.