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 Selby
Are you looking to relocate to Selby? 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 Selby 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 Selby. 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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Selby?
Located in North Yorkshire, the town of Selby lies along the River Ouse. Once having a large shipbuilding industry, it was seen as a significant port situated on the Selby Canal and was a busy trading link with Leeds.
The Vikings, Romans, and Anglo-Saxons once occupied the town. It was also the birthplace of King Henry I, the fourth son of William the Conqueror.
Even Though today Selby is quickly expanding it still retains a small-town feel that is very appealing. Changes have been happening all over the town in the recent years. New homes have helped expand the local population, as well as a bypass, which has recently been completed and eases the flow of traffic in and out of the town.
There is a real community spirit in Selby, this is reflected in its choice of different clubs and societies. The town has a football team, bowling club, cricket club, rugby club, and tennis club, always a great way to meet new people when you have relocated.
The Selby area benefits from a diverse selection of popular high street retailers and smaller independent boutiques. Shops include Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Morrisons, and Aldi for weekly grocery shopping. It has an open-air market every Monday and Saturday, as well as regular livestock and farmers’ markets. Bank Holiday markets are always popular with tourists and locals alike.
As the transport hub for the local area, Selby’s travel connections are good and conveniently situated near the A1 and M62. Selby has regular bus and railway services giving access to many places in the area. The town is within commuting distance are York, Leeds, Harrogate, and Sheffield. Together with plenty of good schooling options, Selby has seen a sharp rise in popularity which looks set to continue.
Selby Schools & Education
You will find a good mix of primary schools in the town across all age groups.
Barlby Community Primary School was inspected by Ofsted in May 2018 and was rated as “good”. Whilst Bubwith Community Primary School was awarded an “outstanding” when it was last inspected.
Selby High school is the only secondary in the town and it continues to perform well receiving a rating of “good” from Ofsted.
Selby College is outstanding and is ranked as one of the UK’s top-performing colleges. It offers league-topping exam results and exceptional facilities.
Read School is an independent learning facility with an excellent reputation. Based in Selby, it offers a mainstream, independently funded junior & senior school for boys & girls aged 3 years up to 18 years.
Things to do in Selby
There is no shortage of choices when you are looking for some entertainment in and around the town.
Explore the imposing medieval Selby Abbey. You will discover a crumbling 15th-century gatehouse and then settle down for a memorable meal in one of the town’s many fine restaurants.
Take the family to Barlow Common Nature Reserve. Once common land used by local parishioners for turning out cattle, pigs, and sheep to graze, it is now a beautiful place to visit any time of the year.
There are acres of land to explore, and the reserve is home to small mammals such as wood mice, weasels, and stoats. Occasionally, fox and roe deer from neighbouring woodland can be seen.
Selby Superbowl is the ideal place to enjoy family entertainment all year round. Easy to get to in the centre of town, it has 12 bowling lanes, a Lazer Zone, Karting and serves food and drink.
The cities of Leeds and York make for a great day out. Both offer a huge selection of activities. All aspects of leisure are covered from Historic sites to retail therapy and both are less than half an hour’s train journey away.
For more ideas on what to see and do near Selby visit the following sites:
The demand for homes in |Selby is reflected in the number available. There are only 43 homes for sale currently.
According to current Zoopla estimates, the average cost to buy now stands at £222,746, a nudge under the national average.
Plenty of new build properties are going up alongside various resale properties of all shapes and sizes.
Many people are choosing to move from York and Leeds and settle in the town. Property prices are lower, you get much more value for money and those, especially with children, love the quieter laid-back lifestyle Selby offers.
As a guide, you can purchase a two-bedroomed apartment for £115,000, a 3-bedroom semi home for £165,000 and detached properties start at around £250,000.
Stats as per Zoopla August 2022.
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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.