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.
Are you looking to relocate to Penzance? 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 Penzance 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 Penzance. 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 250 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Penzance
The Cornish town of Penzance is both a port and a market town with an interesting history. Occupied by humans as far back as the prehistoric period, its stone streets and pretty period properties create a wonderful charm and atmosphere.
King Henry IV granted the town a royal market in 1404. Later in 1814 a small dry dock was opened at the town’s recently extended pier. In a short space of time, steamships were docking in increasing numbers.
The railway eventually opened on 11 March 1852 extending access to other UK regions. The trains were able to carry fresh produce to distant markets such as Bristol, London and Manchester enabling local farmers and fishermen to sell more produce and at better prices.
It is the most westerly major town in Cornwall and is about 64 miles from Plymouth and nestles on the sweeping Mount’s Bay.
Surrounded by some of the most picturesque towns and villages in the UK. Penzance offers both a beach and a rural lifestyle.
There are some very good schools in the area and there is plenty to keep the whole family occupied with regard to leisure activities, it certainly is a family friendly place in which to live.
The population is approximately 22,000 and growing. In order to provide better services, amenities, and more housing, £80 million is due to be invested in Penzance over the next few years.
The shoreline and promenade areas are to be improved, more doctor surgeries and schools will be built, and more greenspaces have been allotted. The aim is for the huge project is to attract more people and businesses into the area which in turn will create employment opportunities and economic prosperity.
Currently, the town thrives on a mixed economy, with tourism jobs and roles in the light industry being the main source of employment. Service sector jobs in Penzance are generated by financial, legal, IT, design, and architecture firms.
Schools & Education
Education provision in the town is considered very good.
Throughout the Penzance parish there are 8 primary schools. Some of the best primaries are Pensans and St Mary’s RC which Ofsted rated as “outstanding”.
Good secondaries include Humphry Davy “good” and Mounts Bay Academy “outstanding”.
Post 16 education is catered for by Truro and Penwith College, founded in 1981. It has been rated by Ofsted as “outstanding” and widely respected as one of the best colleges in the country, offering a range of educational choices, supported by modern resources, inspirational teaching, and purpose-built facilities.
Things to do in Penzance
There is an abundance of interesting things to see and do in Cornwall.
Its beaches are a haven for dedicated surfers, and they come from all over the country to catch the waves in the local bays.
All manner of water sports can be enjoyed, from kayaking to diving in the clear clean sea water. A swim in the famous art deco outdoor swimming pool is a must.
Penzance holds a number of festivals each year, the most important being Golowan in June. A major arts and culture festival which attracts thousands each year.
Montol festival is held in December and features street entertainers, fancy dress, and street food it is also well attended.
Penlee House is West Cornwall’s centre for Art and Heritage, home to the collections of Penzance Town Council, Penwith District Council and Newlyn Art Gallery.
The town is the perfect base to explore Cornwall. Here are some other places to visit:
Tin Mines of West Cornwall – http://www.penzance.co.uk
Paradise Park Bird Sanctuary – https://paradisepark.org.uk
Penlee House Museum – https://www.penleehouse.org.uk
Eden Project – https://www.edenproject.com
Penzance Promenade Beach – https://www.cornwall-beaches.co.uk
You will find that property is generally much more reasonably priced here compared to north coast property hotspots such as Rock, Newquay or Padstow with an average value of £276,591.
The housing market is steadily improving so prices are on the up, however, it is possible to purchase a three-bedroom character cottage for £325,000 complete with a beautiful sea view.
Penzance has its fair share of more costly neighbourhoods. Upmarket suburbs include Tredarvah and Chyandour. The latter has many properties which come with stunning views of Mount’s Bay.
Affordable smaller terraces tend to be around Taroveor Road. Chapel Street to Parade Street offers a selection of Georgian and Regency town houses.
There are also plenty of homes on the outskirts of the town which cater for those seeking a little more seclusion.
Overall, values have risen by 7% over the last year. The majority of sales in Penzance during the last year were terraced properties, selling for an average price of £230,500. Detached properties sold for an average of £364,241, with semi-detached properties fetching £271,098.
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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.