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 Newcastle
Are you looking to relocate to Newcastle? 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 Newcastle 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 Newcastle. 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 Newcastle?
Newcastle (or its full name Newcastle upon Tyne) has undergone a massive transformation. Once the industrial hub of the north, it has become a centre for the arts, sciences, and business. A vibrant city that is truly bursting at its seams, Newcastle is full of surprises. Work, home or play, the city provides a fantastic quality of life and is one of the safest cities in the UK to boot!
There are two stunning areas of natural beauty to discover to the west of Newcastle, The Northumberland National Park, and the North Pennines AONB and to the east you have a number of fantastic beaches to choose from, Longsands Beach, King Edward’s Bay and Seaburn Beach.
Newcastle enjoys excellent transport links by road, rail, sea, and air. The best way to navigate locally is via the Metro system which has stops at all the main districts.
Blessed with two top universities, the University of Northumbria and Newcastle University brings a young and vibrant element to the city, renowned for its extremely lively night life where dancing, eating, and drinking are the order of the day (or rather the night)!
Whilst Newcastle both respects and delights in its vast heritage it is by no means living in the past. Grand plans are afoot to further develop this already ambitious city by implementing a number of green initiatives: Improving air quality and making healthy activities such as cycling and walking a first choice for everyone.
Undoubtedly, as Newcastle marches forward into the future, it will only continue to increase in popularity as a place where people can live and thrive at work, school or leisure.
Newcastle Schools & Education
Newcastle is a great place to live with regards to your children’s education.
North Tyneside Council take care of education matters across the Tyne & Wear Region. Their web site is the best place to start searching for a school and to begin the enrolment procedure.
There are 74 primary schools, 20 secondary schools, 2 universities, 13 LEA-funded and 7 independent schools and several special schools in Newcastle so choice is going to be absolutely no issue.
There are a number of state schools dotted around the city which have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. This includes the Hadrian School for children with special needs.
The three best schools as per figures produced by “The SchoolGuide.co.uk” based on each school’s performance data, are: The Royal Grammar School, Newcastle High School for Girls and Dame Allens Senior School.
Information on researching and finding schools in the Newcastle area is available here:
Newcastle is a university city, home to two major universities, Newcastle University and Northumbria University. Both popular place’s with students from around the UK and the world.
Each provides a huge choice of undergraduate degree programmes in a wide range of subjects as well as research programmes. Northumbria University was ranked number one among UK universities in the Times Higher Education’s Young Universities Rankings (2020).
Things to do in Newcastle
In 2019, various travel sites named Newcastle to be the friendliest city in the UK.
There is so much to do in, around, and close to Newcastle it would be impossible to list them all. Even determining what are the top ten is difficult as everyone’s idea of fun differs.
Here is just a general guide to some of the most visited attractions although there are many more to discover.
1. The Metro Shopping Centre – www.themetrocentre.co.uk
2. Dalton Park Outlet Shopping – www.dalton-park.co.uk
3. The Lit & Phil Library – www.litandphil.org.uk
4. Jesmond Dene Park – www.jesmonddene.org.uk
5. Newcastle Quayside – www.newcastlegateshead.com
6. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art – www.baltic.art
7. Angel of the North – www.visitengland.com
8. St James’s Park Football Stadium – www.nufc.co.uk
9. The Theatre Royal – www.theatreroyal.co.uk
10. Gateshead Millennium Bridge – www.gateshead.gov.uk
For more information on what’s on and what to visit, check out the following sites:
Affordability is key and that is exactly what Newcastle offers those who relocate here, fantastic value for money.
Whilst prices are a little more costly in Newcastle than many areas across the Tyne and Wear region, they are certainly much more attainable when compared to buying a home further south of the UK.
Spoilt for choice, buyers can choose from all types of dwellings – townhouses, spacious flats and apartments, semis as well as detached houses, which is no wonder as there are around 1000 homes on the market currently.
Although since this time last year properties have increased in value slightly overall by 0.24%, latest statistics are indicating a market slow down with a dip in value by 0.32% within the last three months.
In October 2021, the average cost paid for a home in Newcastle stood at £257,580.
When you consider that London has an overall average price paid of £701,844, a whopping £444,264 more expensive, you can totally understand why living north definitely works out to be financially beneficial.
As the city rolls out its expansion and improvement programme’s a swathe of new build sites are in various stages of completion.
A total of 15 developers are advertising homes for sale across the spectrum, from one-bedroom apartments to five bedroom detached properties.
If you are interested in purchasing a brand-new home, visit Zoopla via the link below:
Stats as per Zoopla October 2021
Popular Places to Live Near Newcastle
- South Shields
- Whitley Bay
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.