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 Medway
Are you looking to relocate to Medway? 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 Medway 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 Medway. 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 257 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Medway?
Within a couple of decades, a huge transformation has taken place in Medway. It has become one of the most promising growth areas in the UK and one of the south-east’s most aspiring and developing destinations.
By marrying its celebrated heritage with a rapidly emerging continental-style cultural scene, Medway is laying the foundations to a firm future for its residents and communities.
Medway is not actually a town but a conurbation (created by several areas which, through growth have merged to form one).
The area is named after the beautiful river which flows through it and comprises collectively, of several very individual locations; Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Street and the Hoo Peninsula.
Medway is an ideal location for people looking for a quick commute to work whilst living in an attractive area.
Via motorway, rail, port and airport links, the rest of the UK and Europe are all within easy reach.
Located 30 miles from London, 40 miles from the Eurotunnel and Channel ports, plus the high-speed train from London St. Pancras International Station takes just 35 minutes.
The area is famous for its cultural and military heritage and evidence of this is supported by its Historic Dockyard Chatham, Fort Amherst, and Royal Engineers Museum.
Local residents can look forward to a busy annual calendar of events with over 30 festivals, from exciting street festivals, theatre performances to major international sporting events at Medway Park.
Many neighbourhoods benefit from award winning parks, riverside walks and more than 80 miles of cycle paths and routes.
Additionally, Medway provides access to the beautiful Kent coast on the one side and the Kentish countryside on the other.
One of the region’s best attributes is its education provision which offers excellent secondary schools and four top universities.
There is a lot to look forward to. Over the next 10 years, Medway is set to continue its expansion with a busy development program which includes the creation of around 30,000 new homes and major investment in the towns of Chatham, Rochester, Strood and Hoo.
Medway Schools & Education
Education standards are particularly good across the area and offer a choice of over 70 primaries and around 12 secondaries.
90% of secondary education provision has been rated as “good” or “outstanding” with just a handful of schools having been reported as “requiring improvement”, by the Governments education watchdog Ofsted.
As well as state secondaries, there are a number of grammar schools dotted across the region.
Several independent schools operate in the area including Meredale Independent Primary School, in Gillingham and Trinity School & College in Rochester.
Medway is also home to the third largest Home School population of children in the UK after the Isles of Scilly and Isle of Wight.
Higher education has brought together the University of Greenwich, the University of Kent, Canterbury Christ Church University and Mid-Kent College at a shared campus at Chatham Maritime.
Things to do in Medway
Being spread over a large area means that Medway has a wide variety of leisure attractions and receives hundreds of thousands of visitors each year.
A visit to rural parts such as Capstone Farm Country Park, one of Medway’s finest green spaces, is a wonderful opportunity for walking, running, cycling and more. Covering 114 hectares of former farmland on the North Downs it boasts a variety of habitats including ancient woodlands, old orchards, a freshwater lake, meadows, and hedgerows.
There is also no shortage of maritime and military heritage and history in Medway. Highlights include Upnor Castle and Fort Amherst, Britain’s largest Napoleonic Fortress.
The River Medway is lined with boat clubs, marinas, cafes, and restaurants. Wonderful places to walk and eat in beautiful surroundings any time of the year.
During the summer months on board the Jacob Marley, Jetstream Boat Tours offer river cruises, private charters and excursions from Sun Pier, a great way to view the area from a different perspective.
Each town in the Medway region has its own offering of entertainment; Rochester’s castle and cathedral are interesting places to explore.
Chatham is home to a rich maritime and military heritage and Gillingham is home to the Royal Engineers Museum. A fascinating insight into the work of the engineers over the centuries and houses a collection of international importance, telling the explosive history of Britain and its empire.
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Medway has a huge appeal for prospective buyers. Its housing stock is diverse and currently there is a massive choice with 725 homes for sale within a one-mile radius of Medway.
Location is always key when looking for a new home, and Medway has plenty of interesting places to tempt even the pickiest purchaser. Urban, rural, and coastal living are all possible.
At the lower end of the scale, one bed apartments are available with a starting price of £60,000.
For those moving with children and looking for family sized accommodation, for £140,000 you can buy a three-bed terrace.
For something totally different, there are a number of house boats on the market. These sell for between £25,000 to £59,000. Not for everyone but certainly a unique way to live.
If you have a large budget, £1,100,000 will buy you a substantial four-bedroom Grade II listed town house located in one of the most sought-after Medway Towns, Rochester.
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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.