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 Market Harborough
Are you looking to relocate to Market Harborough? 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 Market Harborough 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 Market Harborough. 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.
Why Move to Market Harborough?
Nestling within the Welland Valley, the thriving Market Harborough sits in a rural area to the far southeast of Leicestershire County, which forms part of the border with Northamptonshire.
A blend of urban and rural life, the town offers a superb range of amenities with an active theatre, leisure centre, library, and numerous sporting clubs. Everything within walking distance and at its heart is a picturesque town centre which has some attractive courtyards and alleyways with hidden cafes dotted here and there, ideal for alfresco dining.
As well as plenty of shops for day-to-day essentials, Market Harborough hosts all kinds of markets. Indeed, there has been a market here since the 12th Century. Although it is in a different location Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday each week are designated market days.
Cattle and other livestock are also still changing hands at the weekly Tuesday market which is held in a very pretty place between the nearby villages of Foxton and Lubenham.
Located just 12 miles from Junction 20 off the M1 motorway, with the A14 and A1 trunk roads providing further links and coupled with being serviced by Midland Main Line intercity railway Market Harborough is ideally situated for ease of travel.
Although once a busy highway, the Grand Union Canal flows past the town and provides local people and visitors a number of enjoyable recreational activities. If you are considering relocating to Market Harborough you may be interested to know that following some thorough research undertaken in 2019, by the Guardian newspaper that Market Harborough was deemed “the most liveable place in England” thanks to its balance of ‘affordability of homes with employment opportunities and local school performance.
Market Harborough Schools & Education
The town is known for having some particularly good schools, adding further to its attraction.
All primaries are either “good” or “outstanding” according to Ofsted’s latest reports.
At the highly regarded Great Bowden Academy, Ofsted reported “Pupils make outstanding progress and reach extremely high standards in reading, writing and mathematics.
Whist outstanding teaching means that pupils make extremely rapid progress from Years 1 to 6”.
The closest secondary is Welland Park Academy. Pupils attending have gained above average exam results when compared to the rest of the County.
There are four general further education colleges operating in Leicestershire, Leicester College, Loughborough College, South Leicestershire College and Stephenson College. All offer various vocational courses as well as apprenticeships and some academic courses. However, the closest to Market Harborough is Leicester College.
Brooksby Melton College provides apprenticeships and further education training courses in animal care, countryside, equine, fisheries, and land-based service engineering, at their Brooksby campus.
Things to do in Market Harborough
Ensuring we have something to look forward to when the weekend arrives is so important for our health and our wellbeing.
Market Harborough is a fantastic location when it comes to providing quality entertainment for all.
This is just a few of the wonderful attractions available in the town and across the county:
Harborough Museum – www.harboroughmuseum.org.uk
Harborough Leisure Centre – www.everyoneactive.com
Mini Meadows Farm – www.minimeadowsfarm.com
Rockingham Castle – www.rockinghamcastle.com
Carpetbagger Aviation Museum – www.harringtonmuseum.org.uk
Lamport Hall – www.lamporthall.co.uk
West Lodge Farm Park – www.westlodgeruralcentre.co.uk
Market Harborough Property
Property located in market towns tend to be higher in price and Market Harborough is no exception.
The average price paid for a home (in Dec 2021) is currently £353,589, compared to Leicestershire as a whole which has an average of £255,905.
In terms of property types, flats in Evesham sold for an average of £203,471 and terraced houses for £244,282. This is according to the current Zoopla estimates.
If you are in the market for a more rural idyll, surrounding this traditional market town is a wonderful offering of charming and thriving villages made up of warm iron stone cottages, modern homes, and rectory style properties.
For those who prefer a brand-new home, you have plenty of choice as there are 7 new build developments available.
Prices range from £274,995 for a two-bedroom property up to £634,000 for a luxury executive 5 bedroomed home.
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Popular Places to Live Near Market Harborough
- Great Bowden
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.