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 Wellingborough
Are you looking to relocate to Wellingborough? 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 Wellingborough 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 Wellingborough. 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.
Why Move to Wellingborough?
Located in the East Midlands of the UK, the old market town of Wellingborough is just one of many towns and villages which form part of the county of Northamptonshire, often referred to as “the rose of the shires”.
Originally named Wendelingburgh, the town was founded in the early 6th century Saxon period by a Saxon leader called Waendel and is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name of Wendelburie. The town has a strong association with the footwear industry which began with the opening of its first shoe factory in the middle of the 19th century.
Wellingborough is expanding rapidly as many city workers priced out of the capital, have latched onto its very favourable property prices where the average cost of a home is below £222,000. Within a comfortable travel distance to London, this desirable commuter hot spot also offers easy and rapid access to Milton Keynes, Bedford and Northampton.
Along with good connections Wellingborough sits in an incredibly pretty area surrounded by greenery plus, the very picturesque Swanspool Brook flows by the town to converge into two rivers Nene and Ise. Although Wellingborough has a varied and interesting past, it continues to look to the future.
Along with Milton Keynes and the south Midlands, it is undergoing massive changes and improvements in terms of housing and other infrastructure as well as its economic development. This rapidly expanding town is predicted to grow even larger as its regeneration plans unfold.
Residents are already enjoying the benefits of the town’s vast lush countryside setting, and popular attractions and facilities and they can look forward to even more as Wellingborough’s incredible potential is unravelled bit by bit over the years to come.
Wellingborough Schools & Education
An assortment of education facilities is spread across the town and range from nursery all the way up to secondary education and beyond.
Among the top performing primary schools are Rowan Gate Primary, the Avenue Infants School and Redwell Primary School.
There is also a huge number of secondary schools in the form of comprehensive, grammar and independents.
Sir Christopher Hatton Academy and Friars Academy are both “excellent” according to the education watchdog Ofsted.
Whilst there is a huge choice of further education colleges in the county, there is only one further education provider in Wellingborough.
Tresham College has one of its three campuses in the town. The college was recently won a Gold Award for its work in engaging with employers and influencers in Northamptonshire.
The University of Northampton offers a good range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses which sees high student satisfaction in terms of education and student life.
Things to do in Wellingborough
Depending on your personal interests, you will have ample to see and do in the town as well as the whole county.
There are several parks and playgrounds in the Wellingborough area, the most notable of which are Bassets Park and Croyland Park. Croyland is home to a large activity centre with a great choice of exercise options from gym facilities to football pitches.
Bassets Park has a skateboard area, a playground and seating so parents can supervise their children whilst they play.
Wellingborough Golf Club has undergone significant alteration work since it was founded in 1893. Set in over 160 acres of quiet, secluded private grounds, the 18-hole par 72 rolling parkland course is a test for golfers of all abilities.
For those who like to ramble, the Townscape Heritage Initiative offers three different walking trails, the shortest of which is just 1.2 miles. You will visit interesting spots like a Tudor house, Wellingborough’s former town hall (now the Red Well pub), the site of the old market square, a 17th-century grammar school building and a bomb site from the Second World War.
Wellingborough Museum has a fascinating assortment of exhibits and paraphernalia. The area’s prehistory and unusual ironstone geology, before travelling through Saxon, late Medieval and Victorian times, up to the First World War. You can experience life in a 1940s kitchen, a working railway model, a haberdashery shop, and an ironmongery, as well as the sorting room from a General Post Office (pre-1969).
The river Nene is the place to enjoy a waterside stroll where you can watch or feed the beautiful swans who nest here. Children will love the fun splash park. There is a series of fountains and jets to entertain kids aged five to sixteen when the mercury rises, as well as picnic benches for accompanying grown-ups. During the school holidays a mini funfair sets up here, along with refreshment stands.
Whilst Wellingborough has plenty to keep everyone occupied there is also even more choice in the wider county, here are some web sites with further information:
Affordability is key. Wellingborough has regularly topped list of the most affordable commuter towns in Northamptonshire and has a lot to offer all kinds of people, but particularly those working in London.
For the average £222,000 house price, buyers can purchase a three-bed semi-detached house with a garage and/or a good size Victorian terrace in the town centre.
Compare this to London’s average house price of £678,273, an unbelievable difference of £446,273. You can understand why so many opt for a daily commute of one hour to save on property prices.
The same logic applies to rental costs. London’s average rent is £2640pcm whilst you can rent for an average for £686pcm. You can rent a large four-bedroom detached home for under £1000pcm in Wellingborough, much less than half when compared to London prices.
For a bargain property, on the market currently is a three-storey terraced home situated close to Wellingborough train station. It needs some TLC but it is for sale for a guide price of £70,000.
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