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 Portishead
Are you looking to relocate to Portishead? 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 Portishead 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 Portishead. 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 Portishead
Portishead is a popular coastal town located in North Somerset overlooking the Severn Estuary.
The name Portishead derives from the “port at the head of the river”. The town’s recorded history dates back to Roman times and it has a long history as a fishing port.
As with many of the county’s towns, it has experienced significant changes in the past decade, and has been quoted as being one of the fastest growing towns in the UK, with housing development growing by around 40%.
If you are looking to move to a location which is close to the water and has some beautiful countryside and green spaces close by too, this is the place to be.
A low crime rate, nature reserves, forests, and an interesting shoreline where plenty of fossils can be found, makes it a great place to bring up a family or to retire to.
Head to The Mall at Cribbs Causeway for all your shopping needs. The Mall hosts a line-up of over 130 top name stores including John Lewis and Marks & Spencer, Thomas Sabo, Jack Wills, Links of London, Lakeland, Joules, Bose and Office.
The main Portishead high street also offers a range of stores catering for day-to-day provisions.
The town has a population of around 22,000 however, the local council has predicted that due to its very large housing projects, another 8,000 new residents are expected to move to the area over the next few years.
Portishead is well connected with regular bus links to Bristol centre, many locals commute to Bristol and it is very close to the M5 offering easy access to the rest of Somerset and the South West.
Schools & Education
It will be important to find a good school if you are moving to Portishead with a young family.
The Unitary Authority of North Somerset provides support for 78 schools, delivering education to approximately 28,000 pupils across the county.
Local infant and primary schools include: High Down Infant and Junior, Portishead Primary, St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary, St. Peter’s C of E Primary and Trinity Anglican Methodist Primary School.
With approximately 1900 pupils, secondary education is provided by Gordano School. In 1999, the school was awarded Specialist Schools Technology College status. Gordano School is Portishead’s only comprehensive school, and it is one of high repute with excellent examination results. It has a long-established reputation for success that has been based on hard work and high standards.
The closest private school is The Downs School in Bristol founded in 1894. It takes pupils from reception until year three in pre-preparatory school and then from year four to year eight in the preparatory school.
Older students have plenty of further education colleges to choose from. Nearby, Bristol has two FE institutions, City of Bristol College and South Gloucestershire & Stroud College as well as two theological colleges: Trinity College, and Bristol Baptist College.
Things to do in Portishead
When looking for a place to relax, eat out or enjoy a glass of wine with friends, Portishead Marina is a popular choice offering a great variety of bars, restaurants, and cafes.
The marina offers pleasant views of yachts and sailing boats it has become a particularly favourite destination in the summer months both with locals and the yachting set.
Children will love Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm. A unique hands-on zoo located just outside Bristol and set in over 100 acres of beautiful countryside. With over 100 different species kiddies can get up close with animals.
History lovers are also catered for. Oakham Treasures and the National Trust properties Tyntesfield and Clevedon Court are all very interesting places to visit.
Portbury Wharf Nature Reserve This is a 150-acre nature reserve on the edge of the Severn Estuary between Portishead and Royal Portbury Dock. Nestled between housing on one side and industry on the other it is a crucial green buffer. It gives people access to green spaces and provides a vital haven for wildlife.
For further information on what’s on and where to visit take a look at the following web sites:
There is a variety of property in Portishead, ranging from modern one-bedroom houses and three-bedroom duplexes to large, more traditional family houses.
The dominant architecture is early Victorian with many buildings maintaining their original features.
The average price for property in Portishead is currently £353,000 with the average price paid £370,000.
Values are on the high side and the latest statistics from Zoopla indicated that they have continued to rise over the past three months alone by 3.32%.
You can purchase a three-bedroom detached home from £300,000 and one bedroomed apartments are for sale from £110,000.
If you are leasing a property before you decide to purchase a home, you can expect to pay on average £947 per month.
The most sought-after roads in Portishead and the most expensive properties are on Woodlands Road, Battery lane and Ashdown Road.
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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.