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 Stratford upon Avon
Are you looking to relocate to Stratford upon Avon? 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 Stratford upon Avon 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 your effects also. We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve many towns around Stratford upon Avon. To find out more about how we can get your dream move underway do not 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 Stratford upon Avon?
Situated in the county of Warwickshire and sitting on the river Avon, much has been written about this most historic of towns. The market town of Stratford upon Avon has an astonishing 800 years of history under its belt. The English Poet Shakespeare was born and lived in the town, many of the buildings from his era still survive today.
Shakespeare aside, Stratford has also managed to develop as a modern market town and a thriving community providing residents with many 21st century amenities. Its many restaurants, shopping facilities, and schools bring families and young professionals here with much more long-term intention than the town’s 3 million annual tourist visitors.
What is more, easily accessible are the cosmopolitan cities of Birmingham 35 miles away (via the M40) and even closer is Coventry (via the A46). Stratford-upon-Avon railway station has good rail links to Birmingham and London, with direct trains into London Marylebone in around two hours. Plus, Birmingham airport is 18 miles away and has scheduled flights to many national, European, and international destinations.
Voted one of the top 25 places to live in the UK in the Halifax Quality of Life Index 2015 you will find a plethora of things to do both in the town and across the county. Unique attractions include historic buildings, stately homes, and idyllic villages. Whilst the undulating countryside and winding rivers have long been popular attractions to thousands of visitors annually.
Stratford upon Avon Schools & Education
Unsurprisingly, Stratford is home to several institutions set up for the study of Shakespeare. The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust holds books and documents related to the playwright, and the Shakespeare Institute.
William Shakespeare is believed to have studied at King Edward VI Boys School, which is still operational today, as a mainstream, state-funded senior school! From September 2013 up to 25% of the year 12 intake can be girls and the school has been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted.
Alternatively, there is also an all-girls grammar school; Stratford-upon-Avon High School, rated “good” following its last inspection as was Alcester Academy and Stratford Upon Avon School, a mainstream, co-ed state-funded senior school.
Stratford-upon-Avon College gives students the chance to access Further and Higher Education. It offers a diverse choice of hundreds of courses covering academic studies through to performing arts and BTEC Public Services and even midwifery.
Things to do in Stratford upon Avon
Stratford hosts many famous events, including Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations, but there is all manner of other family events being staged throughout the year too.
If you are shopping or eating out, the centre of town and its surrounding streets has a good assortment of high-end eateries, restaurants, pubs, and cafes so there is always somewhere interesting to meet with family and friends.
Must-see Shakespeare-related attractions include Hall’s Croft, home to William’s daughter. Shakespeare’s New Place (the last chapter in his life). Anne Hathaway’s cottage, a romantic setting, and Mary Arden’s Farm, the childhood home of Shakespeare’s mother.
No visit to Stratford would be complete without a night at the world-famous Courtyard Theatre, the Swan, or the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Plays and productions are performed by the company including the usual suspects such as Hamlet and The Taming of The Shrew but it’s good to know that the company is supporting local talent and also performs works from today’s writers in Stratford-upon-Avon.
The river Avon and surrounding countryside provide endless activities both on land and water. Boating, fishing, cycling are just a few outdoorsy things you can do. A G&T cruise offers a relaxing 40-minute trip down the river exploring the sights and sounds of Stratford Upon Avon from a different perspective.
The Museum of Witchcraft and Wizardology is great fun. Learn about the real history of witchcraft throughout England in one of the country’s most haunted buildings. You can even search the records to see if one of your ancestors was burned at the stake.
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Stratford upon Avon Property
As a result of Stratford’s historic appeal and excellent amenities, property in Stratford is relatively expensive to buy at an average price of £409,045.
Prices are steadily rising in line with the rest of the UK, with the average cost of a home increasing by as much as £6000 just in the past 5 months.
The Old Town is one of the most historic therefore expensive areas to buy a home where a period property will cost in the region of £890,000.
However, there are some cheaper options available. College Lane, close to the centre of town is where you will find some renovated terraced homes for sale at a very affordable £130,000.
Those moving up the property ladder in search of more space should look in the villages of Shottery and Wilmcote. Three-bedroom homes can be purchased in these places for around £385,000.
Stats as per Zoopla May 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.