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.
Are you looking to relocate to Swadlincote? 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 150 years’ servicing the Swadlincote 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 Swadlincote. 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.
Why Move to Swadlincote
With the National Forest, Derby Dales, and the Peak District on your doorstep plus very favourable property prices, it’s easy to see why this little Derbyshire town is currently attracting a lot of attention.
Though the town has seen a lot of expansion in recent years, it still remains a safe place with a close-knit feel where many of the local people have lived here all their lives.
Residents are lucky enough to benefit from its good local state schools and accessible universities.
A relatively new town, born from industrial beginnings in the coal mining, pottery and brick making industries, Swadlincote’s economy has evolved into a modern, mixed economy, based on light manufacturing, retail and services.
The centre of town has a decent selection of well-known high street brands mixed with a number of local businesses. It also offers plenty of choice when it comes to eating out and socialising with some great traditional pubs and a few posh restaurants.
For work or leisure purposes, getting around the region by road is via the nearby junction of the A514 and A511 whilst rail travel provides a commute to Nottingham 1½ hours, Birmingham 1 hour, Stafford 1 hour 20 mins and closer to home Burton upon Trent 30 mins.
For those looking for a home in an area which offers a lot of property for your money, a safe environment, close to nature but with great connections Swadlincote could be just what you are looking for.
Schools & Education
The town has access to some good schools both at primary and secondary level.
According to the SchoolGuide.co.uk web site, the three most noted schools in the area are:
Repton School – Independently funded
Ashby School State – State funded
The de Ferrers Academy – State funded
For higher education provision, the University of Derby is situated 18 miles to the north, with Staffordshire University’s Lichfield campus an equal distance to the south-west.
Another popular choice is The University of Loughborough, 15 miles by car. Currently ranked within the top 10 of all three national league tables and is internationally renowned for its sports-related courses and achievements.
Things to do in Swadlincote
There is certainly no shortage of events and festivals in Swadlincote, especially over the summer months.
The Festival of Leisure, Bark in the Park and the Swadlincote Transport Festival are all popular events in the calendar, and all take place in the towns large and picturesque square.
Swadlincote’s own parks and recreational grounds offer the chance for all to enjoy the open space for fun and exercise.
The Conkers centre sits at the heart of the National Forest and visitors come from far and wide to see some of the attractions on offer or to simply appreciate the beauty of the forest.
A day of excitement on the Ski slopes can be had at the Snowsports Centre. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels are welcome. For beginners, qualified instructors are on hand to assist. Groups are welcome too and for a birthday with a difference, there are even organised parties for children.
Sharpe’s Pottery Museum is well worth a visit. It tells the story of the towns rich potting and mining history through a whole range of interesting artefacts.
Visit the following sites to find out more about what you can see and do in Swadlincote and the wider County of Derbyshire.
Bristling with character many of the town centre buildings represent a powerful connection to the town’s Victorian heritage.
One of the irrefutable key factors which attracts new buyers to the town is that its property prices are lower than the national average selling for an average of £212,690.
In October 2021 Rightmove advertised a total of 149 homes for sale ranging from £70,000 for a one bedroomed terraced house, up to £550,000 for a large five bedroom Detached house.
The most sought-after areas are the Castleton Park Estate, the Woodlands estate within Swadlincote plus the outlying villages of Overseal, Nethersealm, Oakthorpe, Measham, Moira, Donnisthorpe and Linton.
New homes can be found in a new development called Cadley Village. Built by Avant Homes there is a selection of 2,3-,4- & 5-bedroom properties for sale.
Beautiful homes, each features bi-fold doors, exclusive kitchen designs, boutique bathrooms and much more included in the price.
Visit Avant Homes for more information.
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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.