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 visit your home 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 Swansea
Are you looking to relocate to Swansea? 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 Swansea 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 Swansea. 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 16 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 Swansea?
In the 2018 Best Places to Live in the UK report, The Sunday Times listed Mumbles in Swansea as the best location in Wales. This maritime city, once an industrial port and the leading producer of copper, combines the best of all worlds.
Offering endless opportunities to embrace the great outdoors, given its accessibility to sea, sand and stunning coastal scenery, Swansea is a brilliant find for those looking to be more in touch with nature.
Swansea appeals to a cross-section of people from young singles drawn by its excellent university through to retirees looking for a cheaper cost of living and a quieter place to live.
Over the past ten years, the city has seen a massive transformation with millions of pounds having been spent on community facilities, parks and retail areas.
Its travel connections via the M4 motorway connect it to London, while the A48 former trunk road connects it to other towns and cities in Wales, including Neath, Port Talbot and Cardiff. Swansea Railway Station links the city to Cardiff, Newport and London, as well as several smaller towns in Wales, such as Milford Haven and Llanelli.
Swansea Council’s “Swansea Bay City Deal” is an ambitious multi-project scheme aimed at providing the city with next-generation digital infrastructure, as well as a Skills and Talent initiative that will give local young people a pathway in schools and colleges to access the 10,000 high-quality jobs that will be created over the next 15 years.
Swansea is one to watch for the future as one by one its exciting projects come to fruition for the benefit of all its residents.
Things to do in Swansea
Being located on the coast means that much of the city’s attractions are centred around its shores. Swansea Bay has a five-mile sweep of coastline which features a beach, promenade, children’s lido, leisure pool and marina.
Surfing is possible at Langland Bay, Caswell Bay and Llangennith, with the latter winning accolades from two national newspapers for the quality of its waves.
The five-mile promenade from the Marina to Mumbles offers views across Swansea Bay. The seaside village of Mumbles has a Victorian pier, some small independent shops and boutiques, and lots of restaurants and cafes.
Swansea is not without culture. The Dylan Thomas Centre, which celebrates the life and work of the author with its permanent exhibition ‘Dylan Thomas”, is one of Wales’ most cherished poets.
The Mission Gallery is a unique art gallery which hosts a range of exhibits from various art disciplines; it also hosts a craft space, with ranging works from local and international artists.
Swansea has so many visitor attractions to discover.
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Once you have relocated to your new home in Swansea, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
Schools & Education
Most schools are taught in English; however, there are several Welsh-medium schools. This means that they teach only in Welsh. Even in English schools, children will have lessons in Welsh.
Of the 84 primary schools across the city and its outskirts, many are of a good standard. ESTYN is the inspectorate for education in Wales and they rated Cwmglas Primary School as good with some unique elements. Llanrhidian Primary School and Oakleigh House were also rated very highly.
There are 15 comprehensive schools under the remit of the local education authority, of which two are Welsh-medium. The oldest secondary school in Swansea is Bishop Gore School. The largest comprehensive school in Swansea is Olchfa School which has approximately 2000 students.
The University of Swansea provides higher education. Founded in 1920; it researches topics such as mental health, crime and dementia. Furthermore, it offers a variety of courses for students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Property Prices in Swansea
The housing stock is varied and includes some beautiful examples of period Victorian villas and ultra-modern city living apartments.
Currently, there are 1597 homes for sale across the city. The average cost for a home is standing at a very reasonable £179,617, and values are steadily on the rise by 1.38% over the last three months (since July 2019) and growth of 1.44% over the past year.
The region offers some charming neighbourhoods depending on your circumstances. The Maritime Quarter, located in the centre of the city, is excellent for those who work in the city and enjoy a busy nightlife as its close to some of Swansea’s best bars and clubs.
Lower Sketty offers residence a more family-oriented lifestyle with a sense of community. Located not too far from the city but close to the greenery of Singleton Park, and the coastline.
The Mumbles has always been a popular district. Here is where you will find some of the sought-after Victorian villas. These homes rarely stay on the market for long.
Concerning costs, the average asking price for a detached property is £276,333, a semi £157,034, terraced properties £125,312 and flats £157,251.
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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.