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 Rawtenstall
Are you looking to relocate to Rawtenstall? 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 Rawtenstall 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 Rawtenstall. 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.
Our Mission Statement
“To continue the traditions founded in 1871 by providing the quality expected by our clients; backed up by superb packing materials, highly trained crews, effective management and a genuine commitment to customer care and the environment.”
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
Why move to Rawtenstall
The town of Rawtenstall ies 17 miles from Manchester, 22 miles from Preston and 45 miles from the county town of Lancaster. It also sits very pleasantly in the Rossendale Valley between the West Pennine Moors and the main range of the Pennines.
Bank Street is the main thoroughfare in the town, and here you will find some well-known grocery stores such as Tesco, Morrisons and Asda. The high street also has an award-winning butcher and some lovely little independent boutiques. The vibrant Rawtenstall market is held twice weekly Thursday & Saturday from 9am to 4pm.
There are plenty of things to do. There are plenty of key attractions in the area including Ski Rossendale, the North West’s premier outdoor ski and snowboard centre and the East Lancashire steam railway.
The Rossendale region is also home to an active artist community, with several studios located in Rawtenstall and across the valley.
For those seeking employment, jobs in the Rossendale valley area, just as in other places in Lancaster, relate to several industry sectors, including service, retail, manufacturing, banking, healthcare and education. Recently, the number of operations and logistics jobs has increased considerably, but IT jobs are by far the most numerous.
Rawtenstall offers a semi-rural location within arms reach of plenty of exciting activities. The town has excellent travel links, and it is beginning to catch the eye of those looking for a better quality of life.
Things to do in Rawtenstall
Green space is abundant and far away from the concrete jungle, Rawtenstall is surrounded by stunning scenery. Every area within the whole Valley has a park of one form or another within easy reach, ranging from Stubbylee Park in Bacup at the east end of the Valley, through Whitaker Park in the centre of Rawtenstall.
The grounds of Whitaker Park consist of the former house of the mill owner George Hardman, set in extensive landscaped gardens. The house now contains the Whitaker which is Rossendale’s Museum and Art Gallery, whilst the gardens and surrounding land are laid out as a public park. The museum contains exhibits of local history and displays of the house as it was when it was originally built.
Set amidst the panoramic views of Rawtenstall’s beautiful countryside, Marl Pits Leisure Centre offers sport and fitness activities for all the family. A large swimming pool and a range of fitness classes, along with a well-equipped gym, is perfect for those wanting to keep healthy and fit.
There are plenty of local clubs to get involved with, great for making new friends. The town has its own boxing, rugby and cricket clubs, all of which are always on the lookout for new members.
There is a host of charitable societies you can get involved with such as Help for Heroes which supports ex-servicemen and women.
Rawtenstall Schools & Education
As good education is a crucial requirement for parents new to the area, it is nice to know that the town has several quality primary schools and high schools. The standard of schooling in the area even led to Rossendale being named as one of the most desirable places to live in the UK, in 2014.
Primaries include; Water Primary, St Paul’s C of E Primary and Cloughfold Primary Schools which were all rated as being “good” by Ofsted.
Alder Grange Community & Technology School and All Saints’ Catholic High School also both having been awarded a grading of “good” following their last Ofsted inspections.
Located in nearby Waterfoot, the traditional grammar school, Bacup & Rawtenstall Grammar School takes part of its name from the town, is highly regarded and has achieved “outstanding” results according to Ofsted.
Rawtenstall offers affordability to buyers. The average cost of a home in the town is £195,840 however, there are some homes for sale which are much cheaper than this. A three bedroomed semi can cost as little as £120,000 and a one-bedroom flat £54,000.
The Rossendale council continues to make significant investments in new housing developments, with large builders such as Taylor Wimpey offering a range of new build properties.
Some of the most popular neighbourhoods include Helmshore, where you will find an assortment of new build homes. More centrally, roads such as Newchurch Road are extremely popular, due to their convenient location and wide selection of older, cottages and more contemporary choices.
Worswick Green is another sought after location; however, here you will need a larger budget as homes can be expensive – Statistics as per Zoopla November 2019.
Popular Places to Live near Rawtenstall
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.