Move to Poole 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 Poole
Are you looking to relocate to Poole? Moving home is not something we generally do on a regular basis, there can often be years between each house move. As such, we tend to underestimate the number of belongings we accumulate on the way.
This is where enlisting the services of a reliable removal company can be invaluable.
White & Company is a family-owned company with over 151 years of servicing the Poole community and other towns in the region.
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, no matter how much you have, with minimum fuss and delay.
Should you require it, White & Company can also offer the storage of some or all your effects.
We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
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.
Poole Schools & Education
Not entirely unexpected, the quality of education in Poole is first rate and there are several Ofsted-rated “outstanding” school catering to all ages.
The local Poole High School is a co-educational secondary school and sixth form located in the centre of town. It achieved a “good” rating from Ofsted following its most recent inspection.
Parkstone Grammar School is one of the most highly regarded schools in the region, rated as “outstanding”.
Just under two miles from the town is Bournemouth & Poole College.
This very popular local choice provides FE, higher education, and community-based courses for the region. It is one of the largest colleges in the UK with as many as 11,000 students.
With two state-of-the-art universities, studying in Poole is the ideal place to upskill or study for a job within your chosen career path.
Why Move to Poole?
There are plenty of reasons why so many people have already decided to head South permanently to the picturesque town of Poole, Set in the heart of stunning Dorset, not only is Poole an enviable location with regards to its entertainment factor and natural beauty, but it also makes an incredibly practical locale.
This well-connected town provides its residents with an enviable lifestyle along with all the trappings of coastal or countryside living. The town is popular with families, thanks to its safety factor and the well-regarded schools in the region.
Due to its affluent reputation, it is also popular with celebrities such as footballers, DJs, writers, and musicians.
Within a short distance, you can immerse yourself in the world-renowned Jurassic coastline, and picnic in the ancient New Forest National Park. The cherry on the top is that it offers easy access into London, ideal for city commuters.
Poole railway station operates a fast train so you can be in central London within two hours. But not everyone chooses to commute to the capital. The town’s close neighbour Bournemouth provides plenty of employment for residents and can be reached easily by road or rail within 20 minutes.
A trip to Europe is all that much easier when you live in Poole. The ferry will whisk you away to many European destinations including France and the Channel Islands – Jersey and Guernsey in no time.
Poole Harbour is proudly Europe’s largest natural harbour and the second biggest in the world behind Sydney. Formed as long ago as 7000 years, the bustling harbour was a key port.
Today it is just as busy as both a port and a tourist destination. Home to the Sunseeker Superyacht shipyard, known throughout the world for its building of luxury boats.
Some of its property offerings are literally priceless and well out of the reach of mere mortals. Hence its reputation among the rich and famous as being the “Marbella of the UK”.
But there is more to the town than this. For shops and restaurants, the Quay should be your first port of call. To complement this there are also plenty of great stores and eateries dotted around the main town area.
Perhaps not quite as lively, just back from the quayside and you are amid a network of little lanes. Lined with more restaurants and alfresco dining eateries and a multitude of pubs and bars, there is o shortage of places to dine.
There is a whole lot more that could be said about Poole but the fact that it is regularly listed as among the “top 10 nicest places to live in the UK” probably sums it up best.
Things to do in Poole
The problem with Poole is that it offers such a vast array of entertainment locations and annual events that it is hard to list everything here.
Suffice it to say that there is little chance of being bored!
Some of the more popular highlights of the area include:
Poole Quay – A perfect spot to people watch at one of its local watering holes such as the popular Jolly Sailor.
Catch a boat to Brownsea Island and see if you can spot one of its rare red squirrels. The island’s lagoon plays a vital role in providing a haven for overwintering birds, ideal for nature lovers.
Discover Poole from the water by booking a boat tour. There are several companies offering trips around the harbour and along the Jurassic coastline or up nearby Wareham River to the Victorian seaside resort of Swanage.
Get outside locally by visiting Poole’s numerous outdoor spaces, including Upton Country Park and Hamworthy Park. Poole Park has a boating lake, an ice rink, tennis courts and cafés.
Home to the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Lighthouse arts centre is the largest arts centre in the United Kingdom outside London. It is a nationally important cultural building where creative work is made, rehearsed, discussed, shared, and presented.
Younger children will love Farmer Palmer’s Farm Park. Designed specifically for children aged 0-8 years, everything here is aimed at families with little ones. All kinds of animals, tractor rides, an outdoor play area and lots more will keep even the most demanding child happy.
To learn more about Poole and its fascinating history visit Poole Museum. Housed in the oldest building in the town spread across four floors packed with interesting information and exhibits spanning thousands of years.
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Although per capita there are a lot of millionaires living in the district, the vast majority of those residing in Poole are not so wealthy.
Poole manages to strike the perfect balance right across the property ladder which suits all personal financial circumstances.
Sandbanks is home to some of the most expensive properties, not just in the town but in the country.
Homes in Sandbanks sell for an eye-watering average of £1,298,750.
The average cost of buying a home in Poole is much lower and stands at £470,220 however, this average is overinflated as there are so many high-priced homes for sale.
For more “down to earth” prices if you are in search of a family home, head two miles northeast to Parkstone where you can purchase a three-bedroom semi for £250000.
Like many waterside locations, Poole is popular with retirees and as such a large portion of the market is made up of purpose-built retirement properties.
A one-bedroom flat set within an over 60’s complex will cost from £50,000 on a shared ownership basis.
First-time buyers are also well catered for as just under half of the 763 homes for sale currently are one- and two-bedroom dwellings. Prices range from £125,000 up to £450,000 for a luxury two-bed ocean-view apartment.
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Popular Places to Live in Poole
White & Company offer removals & storage solutions for the entire area, including:
- Canford Cliffs