Move to Scotland 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.
Reasons to Choose White & Company
Boasting almost 150 years in the removals industry, we like to think we know a thing or two about moving homes. With thousands of happy customers all over the UK, we’re confident there’s no better choice of removals company around than us.
So if you’re still deciding who should move you, then speak to us first and we’re sure you’ll be convinced White & Company should be your one and only choice for moving home.
We’ve helped people move home since 1871, so there’s no one who understands removals better than us. Choose a removals firm with the expertise to make your move go smoothly.
We have proudly won numerous prestigious industry awards, proving we are one of the best in the business, who can be trusted and counted on to help you move home.
With thousands of satisfied customers, our reviews speak for themselves. Why not become one of our next happy customers and book your removal with us?
With removals and storage depots all across the United Kingdom, we have the necessary facilities and capabilities to move you anywhere with ease.
Moving home shouldn’t cost the earth. And with White & Company, you can be assured you get a first rate service without the premium price tag. We’ll beat any local removals quote.
It’s our job to make your move easy and stress free. That’s why all of our staff are fully trained and insured. So whether you’re moving small boxes or large loads, we’re always happy to help.
Removals to Scotland
Are you looking to relocate to Scotland? 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 Scotland 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 Scotland. 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.
Why Move to Scotland?
An unforgettable country, Scotland forms part of the United Kingdom, but it has its own totally unique identity, laws, and special attractions.
Crammed with sky-high mountains, rugged coastlines, romantic lochs, cultured cities and a fiercely proud but friendly people, bonnie Scotland is an incredible place.
The country is roughly divided into three areas lowlands, Highlands, and islands. The lowlands are known for their fertile farmland and thick woodlands, the Highlands for their towering mountains, sweeping moorland and deep lochs, and the islands for their compact wild landscapes, beautiful beaches, and far-reaching sea views.
Scotland has had a tumultuous history, invaded by Vikings, Romans, royal monarchs, and hard-fought civil battles among its own clansmen. However, in more recent times, it has emerged as a forward-thinking innovative country.
Over the centuries, a host of inventions, scientific discoveries, and building techniques have been born in Scotland. From the steam engine, television, and penicillin, to tidal energy turbines, a passion for cutting edge technology in Scotland has advanced industry all over the globe.
Here are a few of the reasons Scotland is so appealing:
When you live in Scotland, you have access to free university education.
As many as 240,000 students’ study at universities or institutes of higher education in Scotland annually.
Almost 60% of Scotland’s energy comes from renewable sources.
It’s a top-class cultural hub holding events such as the Edinburgh Film Festival, the Edinburgh Fringe.
Cheaper cost of living, having some of the lowest average property costs in the UK.
Cost effective public transport provision.
Scotland is well known for its fresh seafood and produce, it’s a foodie’s heaven.
The countries cities offer a host of job opportunities
Scotland Schools & Education
Education provision is of the highest standard and is overseen by the Scottish Government. Scotland is home to a multitude of incredible schools, colleges and universities, including public and private institutions, some are among the oldest in the world.
Inspections and audits of educational standards are conducted by three bodies:
The Care Inspectorate inspects care standards in pre-school provision.
Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Education within Education Scotland is responsible for the inspection of pre-school, primary, education, further and community education.
The Scottish office of the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA Scotland) responsible for higher education.
If you are relocating from south of the border, you need to ensure you undertake some thorough research if you are on the move with children as the Scottish educational system differs quite a bit from that of the rest of the UK.
Here are some useful websites to utilise if you want to investigate further:
Things to do in Scotland
Scotland is home to seven cities ready to be explored. With more than 1,500 castles and over 7332 miles of coastline to discover there is never a dull moment.
Scotland certainly offers a diverse range of things to do, with a mixture of urban, coastal, and rural areas, accommodating many different interests.
With its extensive road and rail connections, getting to attractions is also incredibly easy when you reside in Scotland.
Here is a selection of places and things to do which you may find interesting, however there are many more contained within the wonderful country of Scotland. Rated among the topmost popular are:
Edinburgh Castle – www.edinburghcastle.gov.uk
National Museum Scotland – https://www.nms.ac.uk
The Royal Mile – https://edinburgh.org
Loch Lomond – https://www.lochlomond
Loch Ness – https://www.visitinvernesslochness.com
The Royal Yacht Britannia – https://www.royalyachtbritannia.co.uk
Stirling Castle – www.stirlingcastle.gov.uk
Ben Nevis – www.ben-nevis.com
Riverside Museum – https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/museums/venues/riverside-museum
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum –
Scotland Property Prices
Living in Scotland allows resident to buy a home from as little as £25,000! In October 2020, the average property price in Scotland was £195,474 with the average rental cost sitting at £690pcm, 51% lower than London!
Compared to many towns and cities in the UK, Scotland’s property market is extremely well priced. Depending on where in the country you are starting your home search, you will find that everything is covered with regards to size, style, location, and price.
Some of the most popular and sought-after towns in the country include:
Dumfries & Galloway – Situated on the south west coast. Known for producing many artists and writers, this beautiful part of Scotland is full of history, culture, and rare wildlife. Two hundred miles of magnificent coastline, green forests, and the highest village in Britain are all part of Dumfries and Galloway. The average cost of a home here is £197,957.
Edinburgh – One of Europe’s finest cities. Beautiful, historic, and compact it offers all the advantages of living in a capital city and few of the downsides. Culturally it is the festival capital of the world, hosting world-class festivals, shows of art, music, theatre, and comedy throughout the year. A home here costs on average £301,181
Dundee – Sitting on the Firth of Tay estuary, on the coast, the city of Dundee has a lot to offer for visitors and residents alike. It is currently undergoing long term regeneration spanning the next 30 years. With massive projects such as a new Victoria & Albert Museum. Homes in this city cost on average £157,514
Glasgow – The biggest city in Scotland is packed with historical attractions. A centre of style and vitality set against a backdrop of outstanding Victorian architecture, Glasgow boasts world famous art collections, the best shopping in the United Kingdom outside London, and the most vibrant and exciting nightlife in Scotland. Buying a home here costs an average of £183,612
WE’RE READY TO MOVE YOU…
As one of the nations longest established removals companies, we can provide local removals to the following Scottish cities and surrounding areas:
Our team are fully trained and experienced to deliver industry leading transport, storage and moving solutions at the very best rates. Whether you need house removals, office moves, or plan to relocate overseas, you can count on us to deliver the goods every time.
With White & Company, you’re always in safe hands.
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Industry Recognised Removals Service
The British Association of Removers (BAR) has been the recognised voice of the professional moving and storage industry for over 100 years
White & Company is a founder member of BAR, FIDI & OMNI. By choosing a company who are members of The British Association of Removers (BAR), you will have the peace of mind that comes from using a reputable, professional and safe remover, and in the unlikely event that something goes wrong, you’ve got someone to turn to.
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.
A very smooth move by White and Co. The team worked very hard and were polite, professional and helpful.