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 Stafford
Are you looking to relocate to Stafford? 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 Stafford 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 Stafford. 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 Stafford?
The medieval county town of Stafford is in a convenient central location near to the M6 between the historical market town of Eccleshall and Cannock.
For those considering a move to Stafford, you will find it offers a wide variety of facilities. Several leisure centres, retail parks, historic sites and plenty of green space all make living here a pleasant experience.
Additionally, it has extremely good travel links which provide an excellent base for commuting in all directions. Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, Wolverhampton and Birmingham are all well within daily commutable distance from the town. Even London can be reached by rail within just 1½ hours.
School provision in the area is superb. Primary, secondary and independent schools all have fantastic reputations in Stafford, meaning finding a good school for your child shouldn’t be a problem.
With an extensive range of property in Stafford to suit every taste and every budget, the average cost of a home in the town is £242,521. Houses here are cheaper than Manchester and Birmingham and almost half price compared to buying a home in London. No wonder so many city dwellers are leaving the capital.
The fact that many residents commute for work from Stafford does not mean there is no work to be found closer to home.
Jobs in Stafford are in demand in several areas, including public sector work, heavy electrical engineering and manufacturing. As the principle county town, there are also opportunities for employment at Stafford’s MOD site, its hospital, prison and county council offices.
Whilst Stafford may not be as large as its city neighbours, it has everything you need to enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with lots of things to do and see close by. All of this without having to spend a small fortune in order to buy a home.
Stafford Schools & Education
The area benefits from some excellent state and independent schools, with primary, secondary and independent schools all having very good reputations.
Local primary schools include Needwood C of E, Oakridge, St John’s, All Saints, Haughton St Giles and Cooper Perry School.
Some of the most popular Secondary schools are King Edward VI School, Abbots Bromley School for Girls, Denstone College and Newcastle under Lyme Independent School. Stafford Independent Grammar School is the highest achieving co-ed school in the area.
Post 16 education is provided by Stafford College which also delivers some higher education courses on behalf of Staffordshire University, focusing heavily on computing and engineering.
Staffordshire University has a large campus in the east of the town and focuses heavily on computing, engineering and media technologies (film, music and computer games). It also runs teacher training courses.
Things to do in Stafford
When you are planning a move, it is nice to know what you can expect in the way of entertainment when you have settled in. Stafford provides a wide assortment of things to do which should satisfy the needs of most.
Historical sites in the Stafford area include Stafford Castle, the Great Hall of Shugborough, Shire Hall and Ancient High House. All of which are very interesting places to visit and offer insights into Stafford’s past.
There are some lovely parks to enjoy. Victoria Park and river is a family friendly attraction. There is plenty to do here, a bowling green, children’s playground and paddling pool and a bird aviary.
Stafford is packed with walking and cycle paths. Some are short, just a mile or two, others like The Blue Walk are much longer. The Blue Walk is a marvellous seven-mile track which takes you to the hamlet of Beech.
A short diversion from the circular walk at Beech allows you to explore the local caves. This is undoubtedly a lovely way to spend a few hours summer or winter.
For those seeking the ultimate thrill, Alton Towers is just a short drive away as are several cities which of course offer visitors a myriad of different pursuits.
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Homes across the region come in all shapes and sizes. You will find a nice blend of traditional period terraced homes, larger semi-detached and detached homes, and modern purpose-built flats and apartments. First-time buyers with growing families, young professionals and retiring pensioners are all catered for.
Lichfield, Burntwood, Cannock, Milford or Brocton are all seen as very nice neighbourhoods. Several attractive housing developments are still under construction in the area – ensuring sustainable growth for the town into the future.
As a rough price guide, you can expect to pay an average of £351,000 for a detached home, £204,000 for a semi, £169,000 for a terraced and £139,000 for an apartment.
Stats as per Zoopla – January 2020
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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.