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 Livingston
Are you looking to relocate to Livingston? 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 Livingston 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 Livingston. 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 Livingston?
The largest town in West Lothian, Scotland, Livingston offers its 60,000 inhabitants a modern, well connected lifestyle.
A popular town with both families and professionals, residents have easy access via rail, road and air as well as a host of shopping and recreational activities without having to travel long distances.
Scotland’s New Towns Act passed in 1946 acted to ease overcrowding and Livingston was one of five new towns created. Lying just 15 miles West of Edinburgh and 17 miles North East of Dunfermline many residents choose to commute to work however, Livingston has a strong private sector industry, with many of West Lothian’s top private employers based in the town.
Livingston also offers a lower cost of living when compared to surrounding areas. According to the global statistics database Numbeo, Livingston is 45% cheaper in terms of rent prices than the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, and 3% cheaper on grocery prices.
Whilst the average property price in the town is currently £181,646 compared to Edinburgh’s average of £301,081, a whopping £119,436 cheaper!
Three main parks dominate the town: Almondvale, Eliburn and Oakbank Parks. Each green space is unique, but together are very important to locals as places to exercise, walk and cycle or for the playparks provided by the council to cater for children.
Livingston is among one of the best towns in Scotland in terms of quality of life and amenities and of course its excellent location.
Livingston Schools & Education
When it comes to making plans and moving to a new area, it is important to investigate a neighbourhood’s schools and colleges.
Residents of Livingston have access to a host of primary schools, in excess of 18, which feed into the towns four main state funded secondaries, Inveralmond Community High School, The James Young High School, St. Margaret’s RC Academy and Deans Community High School.
The closest college is West Lothian College. An award-winning provider of further education based in Livingston.
The College offers the widest range of academic and vocational qualifications in the area, offering a diverse curriculum to approximately 8000 learners.
For more information regarding schools and colleges in West Lothian visit its government website below:
Things to do in Livingston
The town has many attractions for visitors and residents alike, making it the perfect place to visit for a day out in the central belt of Scotland. From high end designer shops to vast areas of beautiful open countryside, Livingston has it all.
For shoppers, Livingston offers a wealth of retailers via the Almondvale Shopping Centre and the Livingston Designer Outlet Centre (perfect for any dedicated follower of fashion in hunt of a bargain).
Nature lovers can spend time in the towns three parks or venture a little further and explore The Pentland Hills Regional Park. Designated in 1986, it covers an area of 35 square miles.
The park, together with the rest of the hills, is used for a variety of recreational activities including hillwalking, mountain biking, horse riding, golf, and skiing at the artificial ski slope at the Midlothian Snowsports Centre.
If it is places of historical interest you are looking for, just seven miles from the town is Linlithgow Palace, birthplace of Mary, Queen of Scots.
Built and added to over two centuries by the Stewart kings, resulting in a superb Renaissance residence. Much is now ruins; however, it is an interesting spot to visit.
Kinneil House in another extremely interesting place to visit. Once the chief seat of the powerful and wealthy Hamilton family. Subject to extensions and refurbishments over 300 years, it reflected the Hamiltons’ high status both inside and out. Explore 2,000 years of history around this splendid house, from occupying Romans to the Industrial Revolution.
Of course, there is much more to see and do in and around Livingston, here are some websites with even more great ideas:
The Livingston area caters for all purchasers, combining a good mix of ex local authority and private estates.
The lower end of the market offers a range of homes with starting prices of £55,000 for a two bedroomed flat sitting just a short walk from the centre of the town.
For £92,000 you can purchase a three-bedroom semi-detached located within the popular commuter village of Uphall Station.
At the high end of the property market, the neighbourhoods of Bellsquarry and Murieston offer homes which sell for upwards of £513,262.
Zoopla has indicated that value of property is rising slowly, up by 0.44% in the last three months (since January 2020) and have risen by 3.44% over the past year.
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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.