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.
Sterling Removals Company for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Stirling? 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 removal company is crucial.
White & Company are a family-owned business with over 150 years of servicing the Stirling 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 the storage of some or all your effects also.
We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
Not only do we serve Stirling, but all towns and villages in the region. 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.
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, fully trained and security-cleared removals staff and 19 secure storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Stirling?
The city of Stirling is said to be “the gateway to The Highlands”. Packed full of history and surrounded by rich farmland, it was once a stronghold of Scotland’s royalty.
Its location in the heart of Scotland makes the city easily accessible, this excellent connectivity means you can reach Edinburgh within an hour, Glasgow and Perth by train, bus, or car, which certainly lends itself well to a commuter hub.
Walking through the cobbled streets of the Old Town, you will see its fantastically preserved medieval and Renaissance churches and mansions.
You can explore the pathways around Stirling Castle which rival that of York or Chester.
Not only does the city present a wonderful quality of life, it’s also a great place to look for work.
While the cost of living is significantly lower than in nearby Edinburgh, the average Stirling household earns more than the average for Scotland.
At the centre of a large rural agricultural hinterland, Stirling encompasses some of the flattest and most productive land in Scotland where agriculture and its related industries have played, and still do, a big part in the local economy.
Large shopping centres and retail parks also provide many operations and logistics jobs in Stirling as well as work in retail and the tourist industry, all extremely important contributors to the region’s wealth.
Stirling certainly is a beautiful part of the world in which to live. With a great standard of living, good travel connections, plenty of recreational activities, clean fresh air, and history at every turn.
Stirling Schools & Education
Education in Scotland does differ from the rest of the UK.
All education is regulated by a governmental body which ensures that the standard of education is kept at a high level and that all education follows a set course.
The Scottish System prefers to focus on a broad range of subjects, while the other systems provide more depth on fewer subjects.
To find out more about the differences you can visit Scotland.com
Stirling’s education provision is of a high standard. According to the Standards and Quality Report 2021/22 issued by Stirling Council, students across all levels perform well, exceeding Scotland’s overall attainment averages.
As with England, children attend the nearest school in their catchment area. There are 40 primary schools and 7 secondaries dotted around the city.
Forth Valley College provides FE education and offers more than 750 courses from its three main campuses in Alloa, Falkirk and Stirling.
The University of Stirling opened in 1967. The university has been crowned the UK’s Sports University of the Year in recognition of its world-class facilities and excellence across sports performance, research and education in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020.
Things to Do in Sterling
Often referred to as “Edinburgh in miniature”, Stirling has its fair share of recreational activities to partake in. This historic town offers sights that are beautiful, inspirational, and unique.
Stirling Golf Course was established way back in 1869. A very friendly club ranked second best course in the region and possibly the most picturesque course in Scotland.
Set in the old royal hunting grounds of Kings Park, Stirling Golf Club has a course of excellent quality and unique character, a golfing experience not to be missed.
The Peak is an all-round fitness centre with a huge range of things to get involved with; A 25m swimming pool, state of the art gym, a new sports hall with 9 badminton and 3 basketball courts, an ice rink and a 12 metre of wall for climbing, popular with fitness enthusiasts from all over the region.
Stirling Castle was the key to the kingdom of Scotland, dominating a vast volcanic rock above the river Forth at the meeting point between Lowlands and Highlands.
Its origins are ancient and over the centuries it grew into a great royal residence and a powerful stronghold. Today it is a visitor favourite one which local people are extremely proud of. The best way to explore is by taking a guided tour so you are sure not to miss a thing.
Blair Drummond Safari Park, located near Stirling is home to over 350 animals, many of which roam freely or are kept in large enclosures in the 120-acre estate. Over the years the park has become one of Scotland’s busiest tourist attractions.
The cities diverse housing stock attracts people from all walks of life.
Stirling is one of the two most affordable cities in the UK for average house prices relative to wages, according to research.
When compared to other towns and cities in the region, Stirling’s house prices are well below the national average and much cheaper than each of its close neighbours Glasgow, Perth, and Edinburgh.
Dunblane and Causewayhead are popular locations amongst families, with private and public schools a short distance away whilst Riverside is one of the most popular areas for working City professionals.
House styles range from medieval to modern and everything in between. Many of the oldest properties as you would expect, are situated in the Old Town area and are very expensive.
For more affordable homes, try the neighbourhoods located by the university which is where many rental properties are to be found.
Or conduct your search around the small spa town of Bridge of Allan. A popular location and reasonably priced too.
Popular Places to Live near Stirling
- Bridge of Allan
- St. Ninians
- Whins of Milton