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.
Oxford Removals Company for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Oxford? 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 Oxford 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 Oxford. 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.
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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 secure storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Oxford?
Classed as a University City, Oxford has a population of around 160,000.
The city is conveniently placed, almost central between several major surrounding cities: 51 miles from London, 57 miles from Birmingham and 30 miles from Reading.
Being a designated Green Belt region has meant that development has been kept in check within the Oxford city limits.
You can walk 10 minutes from the city centre in almost any direction and feel like you are in the country.
Oxford’s economy is based on the sectors of manufacturing, publishing and science-based industries as well as education, research and tourism.
Oxford University is incredibly highly regarded worldwide. Students from around the globe apply for entry each year.
According to the Complete University Guide, Oxford University is the 2nd best university in the UK after Cambridge and ranked first in the world for clinical, pre-clinical and health studies.
The city of Oxford once inspired poet, Matthew Arnold, to describe it as the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’ after seeing Oxford’s 38 colleges including Oxford University, first established in the 12th century.
The compact city is perfect for those who want a lively lifestyle close to outstanding amenities, good schools and travel connections and open spaces but without having to pay London’s price tag for a home.
Working in Oxford
If you are moving to Oxford to secure employment, the city and its surrounding area offers plenty of job opportunities. Unemployment figures are low currently at 3.7%, which is much lower than the national average of 6.0%.
Home to around 4,500 businesses, some of the major employers include BMW, Newsquest (Oxfordshire) Ltd, Oxford Bus Company, Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust and of course, the University of Oxford.
20% of the cities workforce are employed in either retail, catering, hotels and the service industry. The presence of Oxford University has given rise to many science and technology-based businesses, including Oxford Instruments, Research Machines and Sophos.
Oxfordshire is one of Europe’s leading centres of enterprise, innovation and scientific knowledge. There is a range of local science parks, including the Oxford Science Park – home to over 60 science and technology-based companies.
Connections in Oxford are excellent; the Oxford ring road surrounds the city and consists of the A34 to the west, the A40 north and north-east and the A4142/A423 to the east.
The city has three main train stations: Oxford, Radley and Culham. Trains run to London Marylebone, High Wycombe, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Cambridge. London Heathrow Airport is 38 miles by car.
Oxford Schools & Education
Among many reasons, Oxford is a famous city to relocate to for its education provision.
Simply put, across the board from nursery to university, the city is awash with excellent schools, including around 32 primaries which filter into six secondary schools.
Oxford University is known throughout the world for its excellence. Dating back as early as 1096, it makes it the oldest university in the English-speaking world.
The specialist further and higher education institution Ruskin College www.ruskin.ac.uk is also located within the city, it is an Affiliate of the University of Oxford.
The Islamic Azad University also has a campus near Oxford.
Homes in the city are by no means cheap but there are definitely savings to be made when compared to purchasing or renting an apartment in central London.
Summertown is situated just north of the city centre, one of the most sought-after areas in Oxford as it has the character of the more central areas with slightly lower rent prices.
The historical architecture, which is present throughout the city, means that there are some beautiful homes dotted all over Oxford.
From canal-side living in the city’s new-build developments to the Victorian terraces of Jericho and large detached houses of North Oxford, you will find there is a multitude of options to meet everyone’s housing needs.
Popular Places to Live Near Oxford
- Long Hanborough
- North Leigh
- Sonning Common
- Stanford in the Vale
- Stanton Harcourt