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 Sittingbourne
Are you looking to relocate to Sittingbourne? 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 Sittingbourne 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 Sittingbourne. 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 Sittingbourne
Kent is full of affluent and well-situated towns. Sittingbourne is certainly one of these. It offers quick access to London for work but is far enough away so you can enjoy a quiet lifestyle out of the busy capital.
The town sits beside the Roman Watling Street, an ancient British trackway used by the Romans and the Anglo-Saxons and next to the Swale, a strip of sea separating mainland Kent from the Isle of Sheppey.
Sittingbourne may not be the most attractive town in the region; however, it makes up for that with its excellent connectivity and access to great amenities.
Residents have plenty of things to do such as shopping on the busy town high street, full of well-known retailers plus the new ‘big box’ retail park, a multi-screen cinema and a host of restaurants.
Transforming year on year, having already been updated over the past decade, Sittingbourne is ready to step up its image even further by embracing a £46 million regeneration scheme. The scheme is designed specifically to create a ‘destination town’ and a thriving residential area.
If it is rural living you are after, the town is surrounded by pretty villages, including Iwade, Bobbing, Bapchild, Newington, Murston and Tunstall. While the Isle of Sheppy is a little over 10 minutes by car.
Sittingbourne effortlessly manages to combine the gentle charm of an ancient Kent town with fantastic infrastructure, together with enviable road and rail connections direct into London.
Schools & Education
Having to think about your children’s needs does make relocating with a family a more complicated affair. With such a huge contrast in education provisions from town to town you need to know that you can enrol your child into a decent school.
Sittingbourne and the surrounding area have several primary schools, amongst which are the “outstanding” Tunstall Church of England (Aided) Primary and St Peter’s Catholic Primary School.
There are three main secondary schools in the town, Fulston Manor School, Sittingbourne Community College and The Westlands School, all achieving “good” reports Ofsted.
Access to the towns two grammar schools of Highsted and Borden is a possibility. These schools offer places for pupils based on their academic achievement via the Kent Test (11+). Places are highly sought after.
Sittingbourne Adult Education Centre provides some post-16 and adult training in the town and there is an Adult Skills centre located in the town centre.
Things to do in Sittingbourne
Access to some amazing attractions makes getting out and about so much more pleasurable. Not having to travel miles and miles for entertainment means you can fit lots more into your time off.
Boasting a huge range of quality outdoors activities keeps all ages happy, Milton Creek Country Park is the ‘green heart of Sittingbourne’ and has had a £2m investment in recent years to provide excellent facilities.
Golfers have the choice of three local courses, Sittingbourne & Milton Regis Golf Club, Upchurch River Valley Golf Course and Sittingbourne Golf Centre. All are easily accessible within a short drive and all are equally as popular.
Central Park Stadium poses an exciting prospect. It hosts both speedway and greyhound racing. It certainly is a night out with a difference but each equally as thrilling.
Kemsley Light Railway is a narrow-gauge heritage railway that operates from Sittingbourne to the banks of The Swale. The line was developed as an industrial railway by paper maker Frank Lloyd in 1904, to transport pulp materials and finished products between Ridham Dock, on the Swale. Today it is just a fun way to travel and sight see.
For a quick trip to the seaside, there is a choice between Whitstable, Herne Bay, Margate, and Ramsgate. These have all the traditional beach side entertainments we all expect such as fair ground rides, slot machines, donkey riding and good old fish and chips.
The town has become somewhat of a property hotspot due to is favourable house prices when compared to London. More and more ex Londoners have realised just how much additional square footage you get for your money here.
From new build apartments, suburban semis to 1930’s Victorian dwellings, property from all eras can be found in Sittingbourne.
On the edges of the town sit some wonderful, converted homes such as Oast house conversions and renovated barns. The areas river side properties are in high demand but are generally expensive.
When you calculate the difference between the average cost of a detached property in London £1,079,350 compared to Sittingbourne’s average of £396,003 it is startlingly obvious why so many people have chosen to pack up and leave the capital.
Renting is also a great option. The average cost to rent a home in the town is £901pcm whilst London’s rental market has become beyond the reach of many at £2884pcm.
As per Zoopla August 2020
Popular Places to Live near the Sittingbourne
- Isle of Sheppey
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.