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 Uckfield
Are you looking to relocate to Uckfield? 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 Uckfield 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 Uckfield. 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.
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 Uckfield
There are several particularly good reasons to consider a move to the East Sussex town of Uckfield. The idyllic countryside is one and the town sits along the river Uck, one of the tributaries of the river Ouse.
Nestled between the two beautiful areas of the High Weald AONB and the South Downs National Park, Uckfield residents are able to be amid nature at its best in super quick time.
If you fancy an away day at the beach, Newhaven, Newhaven, Eastbourne, and Brighton are close enough to avoid the children getting irritable on the way.
The allure of the area has not gone unnoticed by London’s populace, plenty of them who can now work from home have already made the jump and opted for Uckfield’s much cheaper property options.
Furthermore, living in Uckfield means that if you have to commute into the city of London once or twice a week you can do so within an hour and 15 minutes. Would-be residents can look forward to having access to a very lively high street packed with all kinds of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions.
A pre-requisite for most families will be good state schools. Uckfield is fortunate enough to have plenty of these to choose from.
Potential newcomers can also look forward to several local events held annually. Uckfield’s Carnival happens at the beginning of September. The highlight is the night-time torch light parade. It sees hundreds of people lining the streets raising money for good causes while enjoying the street entertainment.
The Music Festival is an extravaganza of Food, Art, Music, and Performance! Held each July, a wonderful time is had by all. It changes every year so you can come again and again.
Though Uckfield is not one of the most talked about towns in the county of East Sussex, it does have a great assortment of positive attributes which would ideally suit both young and old. A friendly town with all the modern necessities required for life.
Schools & Education
Education is always a key area of concern for parents looking to move to a new location.
No need to be too worried about schools in the town as none are graded lower than “good” by Ofsted.
There are five primary schools – Harlands Primary School, Holy Cross CE Primary School, Rocks Park Primary School, St Philips Catholic Primary School, and Manor Primary School, all “good”.
Uckfield College is the main secondary school in the town. Following its most recent inspection, it was deemed as being “good” reports Ofsted.
Uckfield College is a community college teaching approximately 1,720 students, including 370 in the sixth form.
Post 16 students can opt to attend one of four further education colleges in East Sussex.
Plumpton is the closest 12 miles away. It offers courses in a variety of land-based and related subjects.
The college also provides some Foundation Degree and BSc courses. The college degree courses are provided in association with the Royal Agricultural University.
The three other colleges are Sussex Downs College (18 miles), Bexhill College (25 miles), and Sussex Coast College Hastings (30 miles).
Things to do in Uckfield
Although education, property, and location are taken into consideration, many people also like to search for a new home that provides them with plenty to do when they want to relax. Uckfield has bucket loads of attractions.
A cinema, great sports facilities and a swathe of pubs and restaurants are available to everyone. Aside from these activities, nearby are some wonderful open areas.
South Downs National Park is England’s newest national park, designated on 31 March 2010. Extending over 1000 miles, the park covers the chalk hills of the South Downs which runs along the English Channel coast from the white cliffs of the Seven Sisters and Beachy Head.
The High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty falls partly in East Sussex. Covering 560 square miles, walking is popular here. There are several long-distance paths crossing the region. The High Weald Landscape Trail, Wealdway, 1066 Country Walk, Saxon Shore Way, Vanguard Way, and the Sussex Border Path. The total length of footpaths is 1281 miles.
Bluebell Railway consists of 11 miles of heritage railway line. Much of it lies within West Sussex, except for Sheffield Park which is in East Sussex.
A very popular attraction, it has an impressive fleet of over 30 steam locomotives, the 2nd largest collection in the UK after the National Railway Museum, all run by volunteers.
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The great news for prospective buyers looking to settle in Uckfield is that there is plenty of choices. With 103 homes for sale within one mile of the town, everyone’s pockets are catered for.
The good news also is that many of the available homes for sale are the ideal size for families consisting of 3,4- or 5-bedroom properties.
Those eager to step onto the property ladder for the first time can do so easily. A third of all stock is 1- or 2-bedroom flats. Flats have an average price of £236,533.
As many as 27 homes are for the over 55’s, so if you are considering retirement in Uckfield, it could be a good move. Retirement homes can be bought for £65,000.
Whilst there are plenty of cheaper options, the average cost to buy a home in Uckfield is £480,532, quite a bit above the national average.
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