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 Rochdale
Are you looking to relocate to Rochdale? 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 Rochdale 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 Rochdale. 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 256 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Rochdale?
Rochdale is a large market town in Greater Manchester. It lies amongst the foothills of the Pennines on the River Roch, 5.3 miles from Oldham, and 9.8 miles from the amazing City of Manchester, the birthplace of the industrial revolution.
It is believed that Rochdale was named after its position along the River Roch but over many centuries, the original name of “Rachedale” evolved into its present-day name.
Once a rich and flourishing centre for northern England’s woollen trade, today Rochdale has continued to expand.
Its estimated population of 96,000 shares strong connections to nearby Manchester, with the M62 and a new tram service providing convenient transport links.
The local railway station has regular rail services running into Manchester, Leeds, and Wigan.
For those moving here searching for work, jobs in Rochdale remain strong in manufacturing with employment in this area above national figures.
Manufacturing companies based in Rochdale such as JW Lees & CO (family brewers) and Takeuchi (excavator makers) offer a wide range of positions, from engineering to administration and sales related jobs.
Shopping facilities are very good in Rochdale with most major supermarkets being well represented.
The town also two shopping centres “Rochdale Exchange” and “The Wheatsheaf” which are home to a variety of high-street names, such as Boots, Clarks and River Island.
The area surrounding Rochdale boasts extensive recreational facilities including several green flag parks, play areas, leisure and sport centres and cultural venues.
Whilst a yearlong calendar of cultural events, from foodie feasts to festivals of literature and music, rounds off a vibrant cultural scene.
Looking to the future, Rochdale’s £250 million regeneration programme is delivering a new leisure and retail heart alongside state-of-the-art civic facilities and transport infrastructure.
Rochdale Schools & Education
Having your children attend a good school ensures a great start in life and Rochdale has a high number of great schools.
Newcomers to the town will be pleased to discover that 12 of Rochdale’s 58 primary schools enjoy “outstanding” status with 33 of them having been rated as ‘Good’.
For secondary aged children, only Hollingworth Academy has been rated “outstanding” and 6 of the remaining 13 secondary schools have achieved a “good” rating.
Beech House School and Rochdale Girls School represent the independent school’s sector in Rochdale, with the latter taking boys as well as girls, despite what its name may imply.
Hopwood Hall College is a further education college with a campus in Rochdale. It offers vocational courses for school leavers, and courses for adult learners and some higher education.
Rochdale Sixth Form College is the primary provider of A-Level courses in Rochdale and the wider Metropolitan Borough.
The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, with outstanding facilities and the widest range of courses within the group. A popular choice for higher education, the university is well respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.
Things to do in Rochdale
Greater Manchester’s award-winning attractions, exciting festivals, stunning scenery, and bustling towns have been providing quality entertainment to its population for years, and Rochdale has its own surprises.
Finding something which appeals to you and your interests is so easy:
Rochdale has 15 public parks and recreation grounds with six of them sporting Green Flag Award status meaning they have surpassed national standards.
Situated close to the centre of town is Falinge Park. Featuring a children’s play area and lovely formal gardens. Another well visited park is Springfield. The borough’s largest park and features landscaped paths, a children’s play area and a miniature steam railway.
Alternatively, the Hare Hill Park showcases beautiful landscaping and a traditional Victorian bandstand.
When the weather turns cold and wet, Rochdale has an 18-lane bowling alley, a climbing wall, and a soft play centre for the little ones as well as plenty of other indoor activities.
Cycling is a great way to stay healthy and it’s good for the environment, too. Rochdale borough enjoys many scenic cycle routes for both commuting and leisure purposes. There are several local cycle clubs which you can join such as the West Pennine Road Club.
For an altogether speedier experience, you can try mountain biking at Hollingworth Lake Activity Centre. They run a number of sessions throughout the year for both adults and children.
A full calendar of festivals and events are held regularly in and around the town. Why not try the Feel-Good Family Picnic? An amazing summer day out for everyone with outdoor performances and a range of hands-on activities.
Or the popular Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival. An exciting week of arts for all ages, covering drama, comedy, poetry, children’s shows and more.
From large family houses to smart modern apartments, Rochdale has a huge variety of affordable homes to rent and buy and what is more, its vibrant neighbourhoods have the facilities to match.
For those looking to buy in one of the most desirable locations, Heap Road is a good place to start.
The recently developed detached homes on this road are among some of the most expensive in the area, at around £530,000. They are also close to four schools, making it an ideal neighbourhood for families.
Average Price for property in Rochdale is £170,705, much more affordable than Greater Manchester’s average of £217,335.
In terms of property types, flats in Greater Manchester sold for an average of £197,242 and terraced houses for £167,131. This is according to the Zoopla estimates.
Same is the case with rental options based on 36 properties up for rent, average asking rent is around £838 per month compared to Greater Manchester of £1,050pcm.
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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.