Removals Winchester

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With White & Company, moving to or around Winchester is simple. Complete our online form for a free moving quotation.

Branch Location

International House, Bar End Rd, Winchester SO23 9NP

Tel: 01962 658096





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Moving with Us in 4 Easy Steps!

1 Survey

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 visit your home and note any items you want to transfer. There will also be an opportunity to discuss any special requirements or questions you may have.

2 Quote

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.

3 Packing

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 and easy access in safe, dry and secure personally dedicated storage containers.

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Removals To Winchester

Are you looking to move to Winchester or the surrounding areas? If so look no further than White & Company as your choice of removals company.

White & Company has been moving families in the area for over 145 years and can offer a variety of storage, packing and delivery solutions to make your move stress-free.

Irrespective of size and distance, your move will require careful planning to ensure everything runs smoothly. As founding members of the removals industry’s regulators, the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI, we have the specialised  skill set to undertake just about any move.

Our Winchester branch, located at Bar End Industrial Estate, can offer a written quotation within 24 hours of your house survey.

Why Move to Winchester

A cathedral city sat on the western outskirts of the South Downs National Park, Winchester is an idyllic medieval town which combines cosmopolitan living with countryside ideals.

In March 2016, Winchester was named as the best place to live in Britain by the Sunday Times Best Places To Live guide which called the town a historic and cultured ‘foodie city’, with Michelin star restaurants, cosy pubs and the largest farmer’s market in the UK. Throw in the world class schools, friendly locals and the low crime rates and it is not hard to see why so many are flocking to Winchester.

The town has a rich and celebrated heritage as the ancient capital of Wessex and a country town of Hampshire. Winchester is the burial place of many of England’s Kings, Queens and Saints and is home to the iconic Westminster Cathedral, the largest Gothic cathedral of its kind in Europe and Winchester College, one of the oldest public schools in the country.

Winchester’s location also makes it a good choice for commuting into the bigger cities for work, with Southampton, the nearest city in Hampshire, 20 minutes away by train and the capital just over an hour away, with services running 4 times an hour to London Waterloo.

Things to do in Winchester

Winchester may be small and compact but it has no shortage of attractions to appeal to all ages and persuasions. Take a stroll along Winchester’s cobbled street and explore the town’s ancient past, from guided tours looking at the Cathedral’s colour past and some of the historic people that have shaped the city, including the famous author, Jane Austen. The city is also home to two theatres and enjoys an active arts scene.

For a family day out, you cannot beat Marwell Zoo, home to over 135 species of animals across 140 acres. The Zoo has many popular exhibits showcasing animals from all around the world, including the African rainforest and Australian Bush.

Once done exploring make sure to replenish at one of Winchester’s ‘foodie’ havens. Winchester Farmers’ Market takes place on the second and final Sunday of each month and is not to miss. Located in the heart of the city you can find anything from buffalo burgers and hog roasts to veal, cheese and mulled wine.

For more ideas on things to see and do in Winchester see:
http://www.visitwinchester.co.uk/things-to-do

Working in Winchester

Winchester is one of the most diverse and prosperous urban centres in Hampshire. This is reflected in its employees’ wages which are generally higher than those of neighbouring towns and cities.

The introduction of the ‘Winchester District Economic Strategy 2010-2020’ is working towards making Winchester a better place to live and work. As well as a popular mentoring scheme to boost employment rates and improve the city’s skills pool, the council is also providing support for young workers, and offering lifelong development for those who are already employed.

Many people find employment in the public sector (education and healthcare), such as tourism vacancies, retail jobs, distribution, hospitality, finance jobs, and business services. Some of the main employers in the city are IBM, Zurich Insurance and Winchester City Council.

Schools & Education

Winchester has a reputation for providing excellent schools for all ages and is one of the main reasons why people relocate to the city.
Practically all its primary and secondary schools have been rated as good or outstanding by Ofsted. Many parents add their names to admission waiting lists long before their children start school. St Peter’s Catholic school, St Faiths CofE and Kings secondary school are among the best performing and most popular schools in the area.
Winchester is perhaps most famously regarded as being well serviced by the private sector with many of the best public schools in the country found within the city’s reach. There is the co-educational Prince’s Mead School just to the north, The Pilgrims’ School boys’ prep, St Swithun’s for girls and of course, the oldest public school in the form of Winchester College.

More information on researching and finding schools in the Winchester area is available here : https://www.goodschoolsguide.co.uk/
http://www.lifeafterlondon.com/a-guide-to-winchester-schools/

Property prices

There is a massive selection of different style properties on the market in Winchester and so finding something that matches your desires shouldn’t be hard. There is a mix of styles such as Georgian and Victorian homes along with more traditional period properties. The city also has its fair share of new developments. From one-bedroom apartments to large executive new builds located west of the centre.

 

It should be borne in mind however that the city’s perception as an upmarket location and its desirable commuting distance to London, means house prices are and continue to be on the rise. Currently the average property price is £584,000. The average cost for a detached home is £799,000 and smaller terraced homes are selling for around £450,000. The most expensive streets are on Sleepers Hill and Kerrfield, where properties sell for well over a million pounds.

 

For those looking to rent, a one bedroomed apartment will set you back around £1000 pcm in the city centre, with prices doubling to around £2000 for three bedroomed furnished abodes equipped to house a family. Prices drop down to around £800 pcm for a one bedroomed apartment outside of the city.

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