Move to Macclesfield 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 Macclesfield
Are you looking to relocate to Macclesfield or another town in the county of Cheshire?
Having been moving people to and from the town for almost 150 years, White & Company are the standout choice for all removals to Macclesfield.
Whether you’re moving halfway across the country or down the road, our helpful and friendly staff will do their best to ensure a smooth transition between homes with the minimum of fuss.
All our moves are tailored to suit you, the customer, and as such you will be treated with respect throughout.
For added security, White & Company are members of the industry’s trusted regulators, the British Association of Removers, FIDI and OMNI, providing assurance that in the unlikely event of something going wrong, you will someone to turn to for assistance.
Contact White & Company today to arrange for a free no obligation home visit to assess your requirements at a date and time that suit you.
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 240 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 Macclesfield?
Known as ‘the gateway to the Peak District’, Macclesfield combines the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, with access to all the amenities and attractions of a lively market town.
The market town was once one of the most important centres for the silk industry, renowned for the skill of its designers and for its richly patterned woven fabrics which are commemorated in the local Silk Museum.
Situated in the county of Cheshire the town enjoys excellent rail connections to the region’s cities and towns and is well placed for those who intend commute to Manchester, Stoke, Birmingham and other northern cities for work.
Perhaps it’s most appealing feature for those families relocating from Greater Manchester and beyond is the wealth of affordable properties on the market.
Several new and exciting house developments are popping up in the centre alongside the existing housing stock which consists mainly of quaint terraced properties.
There are also refurbished apartments perfect for housing ladder climbers and first time-buyers alike.
The town has been criticised in the past for its lack of leisure facilities but plans are being drawn up for a leisure-based re-development in the town centre ensuring a big future ahead for Macclesfield.
Schools & Education
There is in excess of 11 primary schools in the Macclesfield catchment area alone. Of these Gawsworth Primary and Whirley Primary are highly recommended and have both been rated as ‘good’ by Ofsted.
Competition for places in the best secondary schools is fierce and parents are encouraged to apply early to avoid disappointment.
Macclesfield is served by four state-funded academies (previously state high schools): Tytherington School, The Macclesfield Academy, Fallibroome Academy and All Hallows Catholic College.
There are also two independent schools, The King’s School which dates from the 16th century and Beech Hall School.
Working in Macclesfield
Once a leader in the making of silk products the economy has moved away from textiles and clothing and now the strongest business sectors are in manufacturing, health, administration and education.
The busy town centre is also a major employer of the local population offering employment in its shops and small businesses.
Several large pharmaceutical companies are also headquartered here such as AstraZeneca and Molplex. To apply for positions in this sector you will need qualifications and skills which include analytical thinking, numeracy and a science-based education.
Other areas to consider and where there is a demand for skills is app developer jobs and PHP developer positions (software developers or web developers).
Many residents choose to commute for work and there are several large cities within a reasonable distance. Manchester is just 20 mins away by train, Birmingham is roughly an hour and Sheffield just over an hour away.
Once you have relocated to your new home in Macclesfield, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
Living in Macclesfield
Macclesfield is a family friendly relocation destination with a mix of great local attractions and outdoor spaces to relax in.
Its leafy surrounds make it an excellent place to raise children with South Park and West Park the two main public parks in Macclesfield. Both provide playgrounds, bowls, cafes, fishing, pitch and putt, tennis, football and basketball courts among other amenities.
The award-winning Blaze Farm is an ice cream farm and is a great day out for the family. Set on the edge of the Peak District it offers a range of entertainment, nature trails, sheep shearing, play areas and of course a taste of one of their scrumptious ice creams.
The pretty cobbled square at the centre point of the town has plenty of character and some very notable listed buildings, such as its Georgian Town Hall, with others containing various unique independent shops.
Head to Mill Street for the main general shopping area where you will find a good selection of retailers including Marks & Spencer’s, New Look and River Island and other well-established brands. The town also has a small mall called the Grosvenor Centre and several retail parks on its outskirts.
Macclesfield’s market charter was awarded in the 13th Century. The original weekly market is no longer held, but on the last Sunday of each month there is what is known as the Treacle Market. This is a large market selling locally produced food and handmade items such as clothing and pottery.
Macclesfield offers an eclectic mix of properties from terraced weavers’ cottages and traditional period terraced properties to newly furbished semi-detached and detached family homes.
Whether it’s close to the town centre or a more rural lifestyle you are looking for one thing is for sure, you will find something you like in this region of Cheshire.
The average house price in Macclesfield is currently a reasonable £307,000 according to the latest Zoopla data available as of June 2019.
Currently there are nearly 158 properties for sale and values range from £70,000 for a two bedroomed apartment in Summerlea Close up to £750,000 for a huge four bedroomed detached home with stunning views in Rainow Street.
If you intend to rent a property there are lots of properties to choose from also. You can expect to pay around £375 per month for a one bedroomed flat close to the town centre and £1,450 for a four-bedroom detached a little further out.
Popular places to live near Macclesfield
Below is a guide to the closest towns and villages to Macclesfield
- Alderley Edge
- Broken Cross
- Capesthorne & Siddington
- Dean Row
- Lower Withington
- Macclesfield Forest
- Mottram St Andrew
- Odd Rode
- Ollerton & Marthall
- Over Peover
- Pott Shrigley
- Rushton Spencer
- Sutton Lane Ends
- Whaley Bridge
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.
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