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 Thirsk
Are you looking to relocate to Thirsk? 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 Thirsk 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 Thirsk. 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 Thirsk?
Thirsk is an area full of period charm. The towns name is derived from the Viking word ‘þresk’ meaning fen or lake. This little market town has very close links to the neighbouring village of Sowerby. The large cobbled medieval market square is surrounded by a mix of interesting buildings that provide it with a lot of character.
Mondays and Tuesdays are market days which has operated here since 1145. The market still draws people from all over the area to this day. Sitting close to both the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors, Thirsk was the home of author James Herriot as well as the birthplace of Thomas Lord, after whom Lord’s Cricket Ground is named.
Over the years, Thirsk has seen lots of change. The town now boasts a range of both local and national retail outlets in addition to a leisure centre, library, and cinema.
This North Yorkshire town has remained well-priced as far as property goes, a surprise considering it is within commuting distance of the “Golden Triangle” of York, Harrogate, and Leeds.
Well connected by rail, York is 20 minutes away, Leeds 50 minutes and Harrogate an hour and 10 minutes with a change. There is also a direct train service to London (two hours).
Thirsk is an ideal choice for those who fancy a taste of the rural life but with all the advantages of a thriving town centre and excellent transport links on their doorstep.
Thirsk Schools & Education
The town has seven schools within a 2-mile radius consisting of 6 state primaries which filter into Thirsk’s only secondary, Thirsk School & Sixth Form College, rated as “good by Ofsted.
South Kilvington Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School and Sowerby Primary Academy have both been inspected and found to be “good” says Ofsted.
The catchment area secondary school is Thirsk School & Sixth Form College.
A large school, it has nearly 1,200 pupils, including about 200 in the sixth form. Rated “good” by Ofsted, it has had some of the best GCSE/A Level exam results in the area.
Things to do in Thirsk
Thirsk and the surrounding area ensure locals have access to a range of leisure activities including walks along the river, the Swale Way long-distance route, horse racing at Thirsk Racecourse and sports clubs for bowls, cricket, hockey, football, tennis, and rugby union.
Thirsk is located just a short distance away from the stunning North York Moors National Park which means that you are never short of outdoor pursuits. Rugged but beautiful and rich in history, nature, and wildlife, it truly is an inspiring place and attracts thousands of visitors each year.
Thirsk also has a museum with exhibits exploring the whole history of the town. It is located in the house in which Thomas Lord was born. Children will love Monk Park farm. Located near Thirsk, it has hundreds of friendly, cute animals to meet and lots of fun farm-based activities. With a lovely little café too, it’s got plenty to keep the little ones entertained all day.
For more exciting attractions in the region click here.
Thirsk has enjoyed a period of great growth in its housing market.
Although since the end of the stamp duty holiday, like all areas of the UK, things have slowed, Thirsk is still a good town to invest in.
Depending on where you search for your data, the average cost of a home in the UK differs but is around the £265,000 mark.
The current average price paid for a home in Thirsk is £293,556, not astronomical, but still over the National average.
As an example, you can buy a detached home from £345,000, a semi from £225,000, terraced homes start at £150,000 and flats begin at £138,000.
Sowerby, to the south of Thirsk, is especially sought-after and the neighbourhoods of Scawton and Carlton Husthwaite is where you will find high-end properties, with averages being between £500,000 – £700,000.
Stats as per Zoopla April 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.