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 Totnes
Are you looking to relocate to Totnes? 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 Totnes 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 Totnes. 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 are 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.
Why Move to Totnes
The market town and civil parish of Totnes lays in very pleasant surroundings at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in the diverse county of Devon.
Totnes has stacks of appeal and is wonderfully quaint and quirky. The town’s location, being both the highest port navigable, and lowest bridging place on the River Dart, insured it was one of the wealthiest in medieval and Tudor Devon.
Located within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Totnes is just 6 miles from the stunning Devonshire coastline offering a relaxed lifestyle.
It is also known as a place where one can live a bohemian lifestyle. This is reflected in the towns sizeable “New Age” community which attracts a mixture of interesting people who are musicians, artists, natural health practitioners and craftspeople.
Totnes also has a long-recorded history, dating back to 907, when its first castle was built. By the twelfth century it was already an important market town, and its former wealth and importance may be seen from the number of merchants’ houses built in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Its great transport links offer access to larger towns in the area such as Exeter and Plymouth both around 23 miles by car.
The seaside resorts of Paignton, Brixham and Torquay can be reached by train in just under half an hour. There are several direct National Express Coach services a day from London Victoria and Heathrow Airport and links via Exeter from other destinations.
Whether you want to live in a rural neighbourhood or enjoy a river side lifestyle, it is all on offer in Totnes.
Schools & Education
There is a good range of primary schools to choose from; The Grove School, Stoke Gabriel Primary and Berry Pomeroy Parochial C of E Primary all have good reputations.
Among the top three secondaries are Torquay Boys School, King Edward VI Community College and South Devon Steiner School.
There are also a number of alternative private schools in the Totnes area, providing primary and secondary education.
One of the closest FE colleges is South Devon College. It provides a varied choice of courses for secondary leavers alongside higher education courses.
A large college with 9 campuses, SDC ranked number one for its Further Education and Tertiary College provision in 2014 plus the college is part of The University of Plymouth Colleges network.
Things to do in Totnes
In this fascinating town you can go on a history trek and seek out the ancient Leech Wells or uncover the legend of the Brutus stone.
The riverside area offers some lovely places to eat whilst observing the comings and goings of the local fishermen as well as a number of boat trips which depart from Steamer Quay.
“Shops at Dartington” is a fabulous craft and shopping centre to enjoy whatever the weather. Laid out as a small village, shoppers can spend the day here. Cafes and restaurants, to fashion, gifts and food ensure you won’t go home empty handed or hungry!
A visit to Woodlands Family Theme Park is a must for all ages, whatever the weather, as the park offers indoor adventure play as well as a zoo, falconry centre and water slides.
Tucked away in a deep wooded valley, the 15th-century Berry Pomeroy Castle is the perfect romantic ruin with a colourful history of intrigue.
The location of the castle makes it ideal for walkers who can explore the nearby beautiful woodland, or you can enjoy a light lunch, homemade cake, or restorative cup of tea in the café.
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There is a good variety of properties for sale right across the town. No matter what you are searching for, a barn conversion, retirement apartment, large family home or a contemporary apartment Totnes has it all.
The town is also surrounded by a number of little villages and hamlets so you can live within a hop of Totnes’s convenient amenities but enjoy country living at its best.
Property prices are on the high side, and according to Zoopla, the average price for property in Totnes stands at £386,779 in February 2021.
Statistics indicate that values have risen by almost 5.5% over the past 12 months, making now a good time to buy.
You can purchase a detached home for £471,000, for a semi-detached you can expect to pay £338,000, a terraced home £368,000 and an apartment for around £270,000.
Some of the most sought-after areas around Totnes include Duncannon Mead, Stoke Gabriel and Eastdown.
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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.