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 Potters Bar
Are you looking to relocate to Potters Bar? 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 150 years’ servicing the Potters Bar 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 Potters Bar. 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.
Why Move to Potters Bar
Potters Bar is located in the popular upmarket county of Hertfordshire. It lies 13 miles north of London and is home to approximately 22,500 inhabitants.
The town dates to the early 13th century but remained a small, mainly agricultural, settlement until the arrival of the Great Northern Railway in 1850.
Major expansion occurred during the 1930s as part of a plan to accommodate population overspill from London and this development has continued up until the present day.
Geographically desirable, Potters Bar forms part of the London commuter belt. Ideally located on junction 24 of the M25 and close to the A1M, the town sits outside the London orbital, though only 18 miles to the city centre.
Many ex-Londoner’s eager to escape the high property prices and busyness of life in the capital have made the leap of relocating to towns on the outer fringes such as Potters Bar which offer a slower pace and great green areas.
Although Covid has halted some of Hertsmere Borough Council’s plans, things are now back on track and a swathe of improvements for Potters Bar and the local area is in the pipeline.
Important issues such as the provision of better community facilities and new affordable housing developments, renewable energy and improvements to the town centre and its shopping provision are all under review.
Having most of the town schools performing well is a fantastic draw for families and one of the main reasons why so many decide to move here from other areas when they have children.
The town is definitely one worth considering when looking to move.
Potters Bar Schools & Education
In total there are 5 primary schools and 2 secondary schools which serve Potters Bar.
According to Best SchoolGuide.co.uk, based on school performance tables, the three best schools in the area are: Queen Elizabeth’s School in nearby Barnet, Dame Alice Owen’s School and Queenswood School.
The town is also home to many veterinary medicine students who attend the RVC, Royal Veterinary College.
The RVC has two campuses, one in Camden in Central London and the other near Potters Bar, students spend two years in Camden followed by three years in Potters Bar.
More information on researching and finding schools, colleges and universities in the Potters Bar area is available here:
Things to do in Potters Bar
Finding things to occupy you in your down time is easy. London and all its leisure opportunities is close by but the town itself also has a range of interesting attractions of its own.
Potters Bar Museum: The displays in the museum interpret the long history of Potters Bar and its district. There are artefacts from archaeological excavations on display in the museum, including many items from Roman times up to the present day. It is an interesting and educational place for the whole family to visit.
The ancient woodland of Northaw Great Wood: The parks woodland comprises mainly of Oak, Birch and Hornbeam, with areas of Ash, Sycamore and Sweet Chestnut along with a variety of flora and fauna. It was declared a Site of Special Scientific Interest in 1953 and as a Country Park in 1968. Northaw Great Wood is managed by Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and a great place to visit.
Tudor Park Foot Golf: Footgolf is the fastest growing new and fun sport in the UK. It’s a great activity for kids and will keep little and larger legs moving and get all out in the fresh air for a few hours. It’s also a great idea for birthday parties.
Go Ape: Just a couple of miles from the town and you can discover the exciting family adventure attraction of Go Ape. There are several dotted around the UK. These amazing sites provide a fun filled day where you can explore the forest canopy via tree top zip wires and wooden connecting bridges among other things.
For more ideas on things to see and do in Potters Bar visit:
Potters Bar Property
According to recent statistics published by the Office for National Statistics, Potters Bar has a higher rate of home ownership, either outright or via a mortgage than the national average, which suggests that it sits in a relatively affluent area.
Currently there are several hundred homes for sale across the town. Starting at the lower end of the market there is an abundance of retirement flats from £140,000. Whilst for those gaining their first foothold onto the property market, one-bedroom apartments begin at £216,000.
If your budget allows head to Little Heath on the edge of town. You can purchase a handsome 5-bedroom home here at a cost of £1,650,000. However, the most expensive home is on sale for £4,000,000.
The average property price in Potters Bar is £616,818 and latest statistics from Zoopla (September 2021) indicate that during the past 12 months values have risen by 2.81% which is a £16,000 increase compared to last year’s figures.
The most popular home on the market currently is situated in a highly desirable location close to Cranbourne Primary School Ofsted rated “good”, it has been viewed almost 1500 times in three weeks. A 3-bed end terrace up for sale for £475,000.
The Royal Veterinary College located in the town ensures that the rental market is a lively one. The average rental stands at £1769pcm.
Popular Places to Live Near Potters Bar
- Brookmans Park
- Chipping Barnet
- Colney Heath
- Epping Green
- Flamstead End
- Goff’s Oak
- Hadley Wood
- Little Munden
- London Colney
- Newgate Street
- South Mimms
- Welham Green
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.