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 Lisburn
Are you looking to relocate to Lisburn? 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 151 years’ servicing the Lisburn 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 Lisburn. 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’re moving.
Through hard work, commitment and excellent service, we are now one of the industry’s largest removal companies. We have 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Lisburn?
Lisburn is Northern Ireland’s third-biggest city and comprises part of the Belfast Metropolitan Area, with commuting times into Belfast’s centre averaging about 15 minutes. Lisburn’s almost 46,000 strong population live in a city with the lowest unemployment rates, highest earnings, and highest life expectancy in Northern Ireland.
Formerly a borough, Lisburn is in Northern Ireland’s picturesque Lagan Valley and sits on the River Lagan. Forming part of the Belfast Metropolitan area, it sits just 8 miles from Belfast the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland. Since being elevated to City status in 2002 as part of Queen Elizabeth II’s Golden Jubilee celebrations, business is booming.
There are plenty of jobs available, but manufacturing continues to be an important part of the economy. The public sector is the largest employer and provides about a third of all jobs in the city.
Lisburn’s railway station has regular express train services to Belfast, and give residents quick access to Portadown, Kurgan, Moira, and Bangor. Additionally, there are two airports within easy reach. Lisburn is also known as the birthplace of Ireland’s linen industry which flourished in the late 1600’s.
Although there is evidence of its distinguished past everywhere, these days, the city is a much more modern place in which to live. The area is easily walkable and the car-free centre is often crowded with shoppers heading for the retail hot spots of Bow Street Mall and the Georgian-style Lisburn Square.
Leisure opportunities abound and for those who like to explore, Lisburn marks the start of the Lagan Towpath. A beautiful, 11-mile-long trail that follows the Lagan river from Belfast to Lisburn – perfect for hikers and cyclists.
Lisburn Schools & Education
Northern Ireland’s educational system differs from that of the rest of the UK. In the last year of primary school, many children sit entrance examinations for grammar schools.
Notably, what used to be a system based strictly on religious beliefs is now becoming much more integrated and enrolment between pupils of Protestant, Roman Catholic and other faiths (or none), are becoming increasingly popular.
All public schools are monitored by ETI the Irish Governments Education and Training Inspectorate. The Lisburn area has plenty of choices for all school-aged children and standards are high.
ETI reports that Pond Park Primary School continues to demonstrate a high level of capacity for sustained improvement in the interest of all the learners.
Whilst Largymore Primary School, was reported to be very good across the board with some outstanding qualities.
Older children attend one of several secondaries in the district. Lisnagarvey High School is a mixed secondary school that had a very good year in 2019, celebrating the highest level of achievement at GCSE in the history of the school.
There are two main colleges in the city, Fort Hill College and Laurelhill Community College.
Both are integrated and accept children from all religious affiliations, and both have well-regarded reputations.
Things to do in Lisburn
All interests are catered for, whether you enjoy the outdoors and nature, history, sport or retail therapy you are sure to find something of interest to do on your days off.
Hillsborough Castle built-in 1797 is a busy attraction. It was here that Secretary of State for the Colonies Wills Hill played host to Benjamin Franklin in 1771, a meeting that may have contributed to the American War of Independence.
The Irish Linen Centre, which can be found in the old Market House in Market Square gives visitors a glimpse of the past. It holds an array of interesting exhibits about the Irish linen industry and the people who worked the mills at that time.
Hillsborough Castle is one of Northern Ireland’s most beautiful premises dating back to the 18th Century. Get the best out of your visit and join one of the tours of this elegant Georgian house. Furthermore, it is the official residence of the Royal Family.
Lagan Valley Regional Park is minutes from the town. A 4,200-acre Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty made up of countryside, meadows, woodland, parkland and ponds.
Towpath and woodland walking routes provide opportunities for relaxation and wildlife spotting, while cycling and canoeing offer a slightly more adventurous way to enjoy the landscape.
Laganvale Farm offers families a fun day out. Located in the heart of the Lagan Valley Regional Park boasting a host of kiddie-friendly things to do. A superb indoor play centre with baby, toddler and junior soft play areas catering for children aged up to 11 years. A wide variety of animal’s pigs, alpacas, rabbits, sheep, goats, cows and donkeys. The maize maze will keep the children happy for ages!
As well as these attractions there is much more you can see and do, just visit the links below for more ideas:
Newcomers to the area will find that Lisburn has a busy and strong property market and demand outstrips supply.
It has been one of the strongest performing markets in Northern Ireland in recent years in terms of house price growth.
Outside of the immediate centre are quieter residential neighbourhoods of family homes, which are now being bolstered by new estates of contemporary properties.
Property is incredibly affordable with one-bed flats starting at £95,000.
You can expect to pay from £119,000 for a two-bedroom property flat and around £200,000 for a detached dwelling.
Even the most expensive home for sale currently is available for a modest £354,950.
You may be considering a rental while you take your time to find the right location and property.
Two-bedroom properties can be leased for £525pcm whilst the cost to rent a four-bedroom home is £1600pcm.
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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.