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 Shrewsbury
Are you looking to relocate to Shrewsbury? 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 Shrewsbury 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 Shrewsbury. 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 Shrewsbury?
The market town of Shrewsbury is the county town of Shropshire. Originally founded by the Saxons and extensively developed by the Tudors, it is located on the River Severn.
With a population of around 76,000 Shrewsbury is known for its remarkable Tudor half-timbered buildings, its medieval castle and impressive abbey as well as being the birthplace of Charles Darwin.
A public transport hub, the town has very convenient transport links, perfect for the commuting lifestyle.
Birmingham is a convenient 58-minute commute and Manchester is accessible in just over an hour by rail. Other larger towns in the region are also easily reachable for work or recreational purposes.
This historical town has seen many changes and continues to adapt and evolve. A high number of younger people are moving into the area making the most of its beautiful rural surroundings.
Many are small business owners and entrepreneurs who feel they no longer need to be city based for work, combined with wanting a better quality of life for both them and their families.
High levels of education provisions are another of Shrewsbury’s key attractions. The brand-new University Centre Shrewsbury offers a dynamic undergraduate and postgraduate study in this historic setting. Plenty of students who attend university here complete their studies and decide to stay.
The town benefits from its cosmopolitan centre, including an excellent range of shops both old and new.
The Parade in Shrewsbury holds over 30 individual shops. Retail therapy in Shrewsbury can be a cultural experience too with some great art galleries and craft shops to discover.
You can also choose from a huge range of international eateries such as Bistro Jacques, La Dolce Vita and Café Saffron; all have received great reviews on TripAdvisor.
This beautiful town presents all you need for a high quality of life; A safe community spirit, rustic charm, host of amenities to satisfy day to day needs, reasonable housing prices and great schools. All within easy reach of larger cities and towns, it is a great location to call home.
Shrewsbury Schools & Education
From Primary to university, Shrewsbury is packed with learning opportunities. There are numerous highly sought after state and private schooling options available alongside further education at Shrewsbury College and University Centre Shrewsbury.
The majority of the town’s pupils attend one of the seven comprehensive schools. One of the most highly regarded secondaries is The Priory School. A mainstream, state funded senior school which has recently been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted.
Post-16 education is handled by Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, recently ranked 17th in the top 20 of sixth form colleges nationally by the Sunday Times newspaper.
Shrewsbury College of Arts and Technology is the main provider of vocational education in the county. It offers a comprehensive range of full-time and part-time courses available in a full range of subject areas.
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Things to do in Shrewsbury
For those who enjoy history, Shrewsbury is crammed full of interesting places to visit.
To learn more about the town’s past, visit one of its three main museums; Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery, Shrewsbury Castle (which houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum) and the Coleham Pumping Station. All are very informative local attractions and worth the visit for history buffs.
The town is home to the ‘longest running flower show in the world’. The annual Shrewsbury Flower Show is a two-day event, taking place in mid-August, the shows has been running for more than 125 years and is attended by thousands from all over the UK.
Surrounded by some stunning natural beauty, the top Shrewsbury parks and nature attractions include; Battlefield Falconry Centre, the Quarry and Stiperstones Nature Reserve.
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The old town of Shrewsbury has some lovely historical buildings. There are some traditional black-and-white Tudor town houses as well as imposing Georgian townhouses with walled gardens which line roads such as St John’s Hill and Abbey Foregate.
Victorian property can be found on Sutton Road, while more modestly priced terraced homes are available on Lindley Street and King Street.
Property prices currently range from £65,00 for a one bedroom flat up to £1,550,000 for a substantial five bedroomed country residence located in Redhill.
The average price for property in Shrewsbury was £269,013 in February 2020, just over the national average. As Shrewsbury’s popularity has significantly increased in the last two years, house prices have followed this trend.
Values currently indicate a rise of 1.68% in the last three months (since November 2019) and a considerable rise of 7.90% over the past 12 months, bucking the national trend.
There are five residential developments currently under construction in Shrewsbury as well as a further 15 sites close to the town. Combined, they offer a huge range of new build homes, many with help to buy schemes.
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Stats as per Zoopla – February 2020
Popular Places to Live near Shrewsbury
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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.