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 Lewisham
Are you looking to relocate to Lewisham? 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 Lewisham 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 Lewisham. 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.
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 are 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 Lewisham?
Sitting in the historic county of Kent, Lewisham is an area of south east London and is just 6 miles from Charing Cross.
It has been identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.
Once populated by the Saxons who named it Levesham, the region has a rich history dating back hundreds of years.
One of benefits to living here is that it is among the best-connected areas in south-east London.
With frequent trains, the Docklands Light Railway and numerous buses providing great transport links in and out of the capital.
Lewisham station offers a mainline service to London Bridge, Charing Cross, Victoria and Waterloo East, all of which can be reached within approximately 12 minutes, and its DLR service will have you right into Canary Wharf in 10 minutes.
Lewisham provides locals with a choice of shopping areas plus a vibrant street market which is well attended and presents buyers with fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers, and clothing. A variety of bars, restaurants and cafes offer plenty of choice when eating out.
The area is also in the midst of a huge and exciting transformation. One of the largest regeneration projects in south east London, on completion the “Lewisham Gateway Project” will provide a new heart for Lewisham town centre with high quality buildings, a major new public realm connected to its surroundings plus thousands of new homes.
Lewisham gives prospective buyers homes which cost a lot less than London prices, a speedy commute, a selection of open spaces, plenty of places to socialise and lots of community-led initiatives. Now seen as up and coming Lewisham is definitely one to watch.
Lewisham Schools & Education
The town has a good range of pre-schools and nurseries for babies and young children.
For primary school aged children, there are four schools to choose from; Brindishe Green in Beacon Road, Lee Manor in Leahurst Road John Ball in Southvale Road, and St Winifred’s RC in Effingham Road. All four were judged “outstanding” by the government education watchdog Ofsted.
Secondary school education is provided by a range of schools from co-ed, all girls or all boys schools and private institutions.
Bonus Pastor Catholic College is a mainstream, state funded junior and senior school for mixed in nearby Bromley, which was awarded a grade of “outstanding” by Ofsted. Whilst Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy was deemed to be “good” by Ofsted.
The three top-performing local private schools are Blackheath High (girls, ages three to 18), Colfe’s School (co-ed, ages three to 18) and St Dunstan’s College in Catford.
Lewisham is also home to Goldsmiths, University of London and the Laban Dance College (part of Trinity College of Music).
Things to do in Lewisham
Finding some open spaces to unwind and relax is no problem, Lewisham has several.
Hilly Fields park in Brockley has a strong community vibe and hosts an annual fair in June.
Blackheath is nearby and is a great place to explore by walking, cycling or for picnics in the summer.
Waterlink Way is a long-distance cycle path and walking route in South East London. It extends from South Norwood Country Park (near Elmers End station) to the Cutty Sark ship in Greenwich, a total of eight miles and connects to several parks and green spaces along the way.
Manor House Gardens located in nearby Lee has a lake and fountain, as well as a walled flower garden, tennis courts a children’s playground and a café, a good place to take the family.
Lewisham Art House is located in a beautiful neoclassical building. Once used for illegal raves it is now run by a group of local designers and crafts people. It’s a vibrant creative hub which runs workshops, exhibitions and an eclectic mix of visual art and experimental music.
There are many other things to do and see in the area, to find out more visit:
Housing in the area is predominantly late Victorian, with the addition of 1930s houses and new modern apartments, including the highly regarded Renaissance Development and Meridian South.
Lewisham’s conservation areas are very popular, and it is here that you will find Victorian and Edwardian homes.
In the neighbourhood of St Johns is a range of small two-bedroom artisan houses and in the Lee Manor conservation area are wonderful examples of French baroque-style houses and very much in high demand.
The average cost of a home is currently £453,848, and values have risen by 2.5% in the last 12 months.
The most expensive homes are situated in Parkgate and Eliot Vale where you can expect to pay huge sums in excess of £2,000,000.
Statistics as per Zoopla April 2021
Popular Places to Live near Lewisham
- Hither Green
- New Cross
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.