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 Perth
Are you looking to relocate to Perth? 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 Perth 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 Perth. 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.
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’re 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 Perth?
Known as the “Fair City” Perth is certainly very attractive with its amazing architecture and historical past. The Perth skyline is hard to beat and makes for a wonderful sight from the Tay bridge.
With 90% of Scotland’s population just 90 minutes away from the city, it is little wonder that Perth, and Perthshire, is often described as being “the Heart of Scotland”.
Laying on the banks of the River Tay and surrounded by the outstanding Perthshire countryside, the area has been a favourable place to live for thousands of years. Neolithic artefacts have been uncovered in the town as well as standing stones and circles.
In later times, the city was of great historical importance and it became known as the capital of Scotland due to the frequent visits of royalty and it fast became one of the riches burghs in the Country.
Modern Perth has many positives. Its excellent transport links ensure residents have an ideal location from which to commute into Edinburgh or Glasgow.
There is a good selection of employment opportunities in the Perth as the hospitality and retail sectors provide around 25 percent of jobs.
The strength of Perth’s economy lies in its diversity, with a balance of large companies, the public sector, a broad range of small and medium-sized enterprises and many self-employed businesspeople. Of course, its many whisky distilleries also attribute heavily to its economy too.
Shopping in Perth is a fabulous experience. The compact centre is easy to navigate and is brimming with quality independent retailers, big High Street brands and the centrally located St John’s Shopping Centre. The bright, airy mall is home to over 30 stores.
A mecca for those who enjoy huge open spaces and energetic activities, Perth boasts a large number of parks and forests as well as one of the best fishing rivers (the Tay).
A great place to live and work, and for a relatively small city, Perth packs a lot in.
It is blessed with a wide array of wonderful attractions indoors and outdoors, restaurants, bars and cafes. Whatever your budget or taste, you are spoiled for choice.
Perth Schools & Education
For families looking to settle in Perth, the area is well served with nursery, primary and secondary schools, as well as Perth College, a part of the University of the Highlands and Islands.
Many of the area’s primaries are “good”, says Education Scotland, with North Muirton and Goodlyburn “good”, St John’s RC and Kinnoull “very good”, and Moncreiffe “very good”.
There is also a variety of secondaries with the Perth Academy & High School having been rated as “good” and St John’s RC (Roman Catholic) school “very good”.
Further and higher education are both available through Perth College UHI, one of the largest partners in the University of the Highlands. It runs a network of learning centres across the area, in Blairgowrie, Crieff, Kinross and Pathways in Perth. It also owns AST (Air Service Training) which delivers a range of aircraft engineering courses.
Things to do in Perth
There is plenty to do with your leisure time here. Historical buildings and ancient castles, art galleries, theatres, restaurants, and festivals.
The highlands of Scotland have been a huge tourist attraction for many years. There certainly is something for everyone.
A foodie destination, Perth is recognised as one of Scotland’s premier culinary centres, renowned for its fresh local produce, delicious seafood, distinctive real ales, and unique whisky distillery tours.
One of the top visitor attractions in Scotland, history buffs will want to visit the Scone Palace near Perth. It is the original home of the Stone of Destiny and the site of the coronations of the Kings of Scots.
The stunning parklands of Scone Palace are also home to Perth Racecourse. Scotland’s most northerly horse- racing track is located just 3 miles out of town. A favourite day out, open 365 days a year it plays host to over 120 events and is home to one of the best conferencing facilities in Perthshire.
Lochleven Castle located on a small island, was where Mary Queen of Scots was once a guest but her former host turned her jailer in 1567. She eventually escaped, never to see Scotland again. The tower house where Mary was held is one of Scotland’s oldest, built in the 1300s.
It is an incredibly interesting place to visit and discover more. It also has some lovely walks where you can roam the quiet island at your leisure and soak up the peaceful setting.
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Easy access to the motorway network, combined with limited scope for large scale new build development has contributed to keeping Perth property prices on the high side compared to other towns in the region.
In 2020, the average cost for a home stands at £218,615 in Perth compared to the overall average for Scotland of £200,100.
You will find a good mix of property styles in and around the town. In the grid-plan of the old town and fringes you will find stately Georgian town houses and early Victorian homes, especially around areas of The North Inch or The South Inch. There are also a number of larger homes on the market which have been converted into bed and breakfast accommodation.
With regard to cost, flats sell for between £29,950 – £295,000. Detached homes start from £195,000. If you have a healthy budget, there are a number of large stunning 5,6 and 7 bedroomed homes for sale some in rural locations, however you can expect to pay from £600,000 for one of these properties.
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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.