Removals Portsmouth

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With White & Company, moving to or around Portsmouth is simple. Complete our online form for a free moving quotation.

Branch Location

Dundas Spur, Portsmouth PO3 5NL

Tel: 02392 989287

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Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!

1 Survey

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 visit your home and note any items you want to transfer. There will also be an opportunity to discuss any special requirements or questions you may have.

2 Quote

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.

3 Packing

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 and easy access in safe, dry and secure personally dedicated storage containers.

Moving home to Portsmouth? Get a Quick Quote

Removals To Portsmouth

Are you looking to move to Portsmouth or the surrounding areas? If so look no further than White & Company as your choice of removals company.

White & Company has been moving families in the area for over 145 years and can offer a variety of storage, packing and delivery solutions to make your move stress-free.

Irrespective of size and distance, your move will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly. As founding members of the removals industry’s regulators, the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI, we have the specialised skill set to undertake just about any move.

Our Portsmouth branch, located at Dundas Spur, can offer a written quotation within 24 hours of your house survey.

Why Move To Portsmouth

Portsmouth, or ‘Pompey’ as it is fondly known by locals, is the second largest city in Hampshire, sporting a waterfront café culture and proud naval history. It is Ideally situated on the south coast of England, mainly on Portsea Island, making it the UK’s only island city and lies just 64 miles south west of London and 19 miles south east of Southampton, which are in commutable distances.

Famed for its maritime past, Portsmouth is home to a world-class collection of iconic ships, from the Mary Rose to Nelson’s HMS Victory. The harbour itself has undergone a dramatic transformation in the past decade as part of a regeneration scheme to reinvigorate the local economy. The Spinnaker Tower, erected in 2005, typifies this injection of new life and contains a viewing platform offering magnificent views over the harbour, adrenaline fuelled activities and splendorous eateries.

Things To Do

There is so much to see and do in and around the city and tourism thrives across the beaches, piers, amusements and seaside parks. Gunwharf Quays also has one of the South’s biggest and best discount shopping centres with over 90 designer outlet stores and 30 bars, restaurants and coffee shops to choose from. As a university city there is also a thriving nightlife with lots of old school watering holes. Albert Road is the Indian curry strip equivalent of London’s Brick lane and offers an extravagant number of late night dining options.

For a trip further afield, regular ferries depart daily for France and Spain, making the rest of Europe accessible via a short journey over the Channel. The only scheduled hovercraft operator in the world takes passengers to the Isle of Wight in a few minutes where there are two major festivals (Isle of Wight and Bestival) held during the summer attracting the best names in music.

On the downside, Portsmouth is quite staggeringly even more densely populated than London, which can lead to high traffic congestion on the island. It is however a great deal cheaper in terms of property prices and the cost of living and the plethora of good quality schooling options is well worth taking into considering when weighing up your move.

Working in Portsmouth

Despite Portsmouth’s dense population there are a plenty of vacant jobs on the market. As the UK’s royal naval base, Portsmouth primary industry is in the maritime field, with around 10% of the workforce being employed in the dockyard and a large portion of ex-Navy personnel taking jobs in the city.

Outside of this the biggest employers in the city are IBM Europe, Portsmouth University and the Queen Alexandria Hospital. The city is continuing to grow with the council introducing new measures to advance the engineering and high-tech industries, which promises to attract further talent in the future.

For those venturing further afield for employment, Southampton, the next biggest city in Hampshire is an easy commute via the M27 and rail links. London is also accessible by train and takes around 90 minutes.

Schools & Education

There is a good mix of infant, junior and high schools to choose from, with Portsmouth High School, St Johns College, Admiral Lord Nelson, Priory and Charter Academy all performing well and well regarded by Ofsted, the State regulator for education. Portsmouth Grammar School is also consider to be one of the best schools in the country.

With over 23,000 students and 2500 staff, Portsmouth University has a solid reputation as a first class provider of higher education and provides degrees in a wide range of disciplines, with excellent job prospects.

More information on researching the best schools and colleges in Portsmouth is available here:https://www.schoolguide.co.uk/best-schools-in/Portsmouth
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Property prices

 

Portsmouth’s housing market is diverse with the vast majority of homes sold last year being terraced properties on the island part of Portsmouth. Although prices are generally more affordable than London they are rising at a faster rate than those in the capital for the first time in over a decade, according to property analyst, Hometrack.

 

 

Across the board, average asking prices in Portsmouth are around the £244,000-£260,000 mark, and you do get a lot for your money. You can pick up a two-bedroomed flat for around £200,000, a Semi-detached property from £281,000 and some very well appointed detached homes from £431,000. According to Zoopla, property prices have seen an increase of 7.87% over the past year.

 

 

Portsmouth is also a very good area for the buy to let market due to the large student population attending its university. Those looking to rent a one bedroomed apartment in the city centre can expect to pay around the £700 mark, with this decreasing to around £600 the further afield you venture.

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