Move to Watford 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.
Watford Removals Company for the Local Area
Are you looking to relocate to Watford? Moving home is not something we do regularly 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 so much to organise.
This is where enlisting the services of a reliable removal company is crucial.
White & Company is a family-owned business with over 150 years of service to the Watford 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 also offer the storage of some or all your effects.
We have 19 storage facilities across the UK, offering clean, modern, easily accessible storage provision.
We serve all towns and villages around Watford. 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, fully trained and security-cleared removals staff and 19 secure storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Watford?
Watford is no longer the drab boring town it once was. It has even been named one of the happiest places to live in the UK by the Office of National Statistics.
Nestled in between the leafy suburbs of Hertfordshire and the M25 with quick links into London, it is certainly a convenient location.
A swathe of upgrades and transformations have ensured that it remains a popular place for commuters eager to escape the confines of the city and its extortionate property prices.
Watford stands out as an excellent place to call home, boasting enchanting parks, a remarkably close-knit community, and individuals who genuinely look out for one another.
The town also boasts some well-regarded schools, both primary and secondary, making it an appealing choice for families with children.
With competitive average property prices well below the average for the home counties, Watford is an untapped resource of huge potential.
Once you have relocated to your new home in Watford, there is a whole host of important things you need to organise. Below is some practical information which may prove helpful.
Watford Schools & Education
Watford has a good selection of schools, from Nursery through to high school.
Within the municipal borough, there are six linked pairs of infant schools and junior schools, and 14 primary schools, of which two are Roman Catholic.
Watford is also served by schools in the neighbouring districts of Three Rivers and Hertsmere.
There are two highly regarded Grammar schools serving Watford in the form of Watford Boys Grammar School and Watford Girls Grammar School. Both of which have achieved excellent GCSE and A Level exam results.
The closest FE college is West Herts College. The College has campuses in Watford, Hemel Hempstead, and Kings Langley.
For more information on researching and finding schools and colleges serving the local area consult the Schools Guide.
Things to Do in Watford
Warner Bros’ studio. Located in Leavesden has been the filming location of various high-scale British film and TV productions and is also the home of the illustrious ‘Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour’.
This is a great day out for the kids or avid Harry Potter fans where you can find out all about the making of the film, ride the Hogwarts Express and even enjoy a butter beer outside Privet Drive.
Watford Colosseum. A 1,392-seat entertainment venue, originally built in 1937 in the heart of the town it reopened in 2011 following a £5.5m restoration and is widely praised for its excellent acoustics which draw in a host of well-known musicians and entertainers.
Cassiobury Park. Splash pools, a miniature railway, nature walks, regular performances on the park’s bandstand and a café combine to create a fantastic opportunity for an all-day family fun experience.
Cheslyn House. Boasting 3.5 acres of formal gardens and semi-natural woodlands, Cheslyn is perfect for a picnic or a leisurely stroll. Open all year round it has ponds, aviaries and other wildlife as well as being beautifully landscaped.
Grand Union Canal. This is one of Watford’s best-kept secrets. The canal passes along the western side of Cassiobury Park and links Birmingham to the River Colne. A tranquil place to spend time. There is always something going on both on the water and beside it.
It has been described in The Shell Book of Inland Waterways as ‘one of the loveliest sections of canal so near a town anywhere in Britain’.
The Watford property market is notorious for high demand and short supply, and properties in this popular area tend to be snapped up particularly quickly.
The fast-paced housing market is partly due to the average property price in Watford being nowhere near as expensive as other home counties nearby such as Surrey and Kent.
Plus, it is so much cheaper when compared to buying in London.
which is below the average in other compare Home Counties in Surrey and Kent.
There is a range of property types in Watford, although most consist of Victorian and Edwardian period conversions.
There is also a good selection of complete period buildings and Victorian villas. In the last 15 years there have been many modern apartments built or converted to satisfy the high demand in the area.
The most expensive properties are to be found in Nancy Downs, Aldenham and Letchmore Heath where you can expect to pay in excess of £1.5m for a home.
The leafy border areas of Bushey, Leavesden and Garston are also regarded as being very pleasant areas to live in.
Popular Places to Live Near Watford
- Abbots Langley
- Croxley Green
- Gerrards Cross
- Hemel Hempstead
- Kings Langley
- South Oxhey
- St Albans
- West Drayton
- Wooburn Green