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 Company Rochester for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Rochester? 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 151 years’ servicing the Rochester 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 Rochester. 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.
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 over 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 secure storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Rochester?
An ancient city which is now classed as a town, Rochester is watched over by its impressive Cathedral and Norman castle ruins. During the late medieval period, the castle helped protect England’s southeast coast from invasion. Steeped in history, Rochester is bounded by the maritime traditions and spirit of past British naval dominance on the River Medway.
One of four Medway towns in Kent “The Garden of England”, Rochester has been attracting thousands of visitors for many years. Visitors and locals can enjoy its beautiful high street lined with pretty old buildings, quaint shops, and boutiques and of course its cathedral and castle it is a very interesting place to live or visit.
The lively town holds an assortment of events throughout the year including the Dickens Festival. A celebration of all things Charles Dickens who spent some of his life in Rochester and based many of his novels around locations in the area. The well-attended Christmas festival brings the streets alive with stalls, carol singers, and lamp-lit parades.
A number of local parks serve as green spaces for residents, Victoria Gardens, Jacksons Fields, and The Esplanade are popular areas for outdoor activities. The Esplanade runs alongside the pretty River Medway where you can book a boat tour and view the town from a different aspect.
Sitting close to the M2, M20, and M25 getting around by car is easy. Excellent rail links with Rochester station offer fast services to London Victoria, a journey of around 45 minutes, and into St Pancreas in 34 minutes making Rochester prime commuter territory.
For leisure purposes, the coastal towns of Whitstable, Herne Bay, and Margate are all under an hour by train, so planning a day by the seaside is easy. If you are looking for an up-market location packed full of charm and character along with a range of exciting amenities situated close to the Capital, Rochester could be right up your street!
Schools & Education
Stretching right back to the 7th century Rochester has had a strong educational tradition. Just what you want to hear if you are moving to the town with children.
State and private schools are available from nursery to secondary level and most schools in the town have achieved at least an Ofsted rating of “good”.
St Peter’s Infant School, Crest Infant School, St Margaret’s at Troy Town C of E Voluntary Controlled Primary School, and Balfour Junior Academy have been inspected and Ofsted has considered them all to be “good” schools.
Sir Joseph Williamson’s Mathematical School, a state-funded senior school for boys, and The Rochester Grammar School for girls are the town’s best-performing secondaries having been awarded the highly prized “outstanding” rating.
Two independent schools are available. The internationally famous King’s School (which is co-ed, ages 3 to 18) is the second oldest school in the world.
The much younger Rochester Independent College was established in 1984. The college is in the top 5% of schools in England for progress at A-level with many students gaining entry to top universities.
Further education institutes include Mid Kent College which annually enrols 6000 students from Medway, Maidstone, and beyond.
Its £86 million Medway Campus boasts some of the best vocational training facilities in the country.
Things to Do in Rochester
You name it and the chances are Rochester has it. Historical attractions, shopping, countryside, museums, a castle, and a whole swathe of pubs, clubs, and restaurants.
Impossible to list everything, but here are some top attractions not to be missed:
Much of the town centre is a designated Conservation Area with a wealth of small and large period properties available, many with views of the castle and the cathedral.
Elsewhere Rochester has a mix of Georgian, Victorian houses and cottages and in recent years new modern flats have been built along the river Medway offering waterside views. The price of property varies enormously.
Whilst it is true there are plenty of expensive homes for sale, some well over the £1m pound mark, there are also some very reasonably priced properties on the market too.
For ultimate luxury, head to St Margaret’s Street. You will find a stunning detached homes, set on huge plots with large rooms and mature gardens.
Popular Places to Live near Rochester
- Blue Bell Hill
- Dunn Street
- Gads Hill Farm
- Lower Upnor
- Westfield Sole