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.
Are you looking to relocate to Wolverhampton? 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 Wolverhampton 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 Wolverhampton. 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.
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’re 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.
Our Mission Statement
“To continue the traditions founded in 1871 by providing the quality expected by our clients; backed up by superb packing materials, highly trained crews, effective management and a genuine commitment to customer care and the environment.”
Rest assured you can trust White & Company to take care of your personal effects with care and respect from collection to delivery.
Why Move to Wolverhampton
The cost of living in Wolverhampton is relatively cheap for a city of its size and the average house price is around £209,000.
Rent Prices in Wolverhampton are 33.93% lower when compared to nearby Birmingham.
Its excellent transport links to major motorways such as the M1, M5 and M6 has assisted in giving the city one of the fastest growing economies in the UK today.
This historical town of Wolverhampton was founded in 985 AD! Named after Wulfrun, an Anglo-Saxon noble woman and landowner, who held estates in Staffordshire.
Today it has a population of over 250,000 and boasts a wealthy and diverse mix of cultures. Wolverhampton forms part of the ‘Black Country’, a name that refers to both the area’s coal deposits and the smoke from its old industry.
Wolverhampton was granted “city” status in 2001. Since this date, it has undergone huge changes, with massive re-development in the area. £3.7 billion has been put forward for new buildings and improvements to both commercial and residential properties and the updating of the city centre.
Work continues today including a pledge by Wolverhampton council “to create 10,000 new homes by 2026”.
Wolverhampton offers a unique combination of urban, rural, suburban and countryside living. The city has a first class array of shopping and restaurants, along with a healthy well-established infrastructure and good schools, meaning Wolverhampton offers something for everyone.
Transport links in the area are excellent. With the motorway network being accessible via the M6, M5 & M54. Its mainline rail station offers regular services to many towns and cities in the region, as well as a direct tram link to Birmingham city centre.
Wolverhampton has become a true transport hub!
It is safe to say that Wolverhampton’s location, its ambitious regeneration plans and friendly population are tempting more home buyers to make the city their home.
Schools & Education
The City of Wolverhampton Council has unveiled its Vision for Education from 2020 to 2030, outlining a system which promotes the very highest standards of education for the City’s children and young people.
This Vision will be used by the council and its partners to shape education provision in the city.
With regards to primary education, several schools have been rated as outstanding by Ofsted including; St Bartholomew’s Church of England Primary School and Whitgreave Primary School.
The Tettenhall Road School is a state funded primary and secondary and Highfields Senior School in Penn have both been rated as “good” by Ofsted.
Wolverhampton Girls’ High School is a well-known private secondary school which has produced top of league table results within Wolverhampton.
Situated right in the city centre, the University of Wolverhampton is the main provider of higher education in the city.
A large university offering four faculties comprising of eighteen schools and institutes. It has more than 23,000 students and currently offers over 380 undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
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Things to do in Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton does not disappoint when it comes to providing its residents with recreational services and visitor attractions. The city is rich in Arts, Leisure and Culture and offers plenty of outdoor recreational space for families to enjoy.
Wolverhampton’s Molineaux Stadium is a great Wolverhampton spot for building community bonds. Book a ticket for a wide range of concerts or to cheer on the ‘Wolves’ football team. You can also burn off some energy of your own at one of the city’s many fitness and leisure centres.
Said to have more miles of canal than Venice! Wolverhampton’s canal system is a popular way of exploring not just the city but its surrounds too. There are several companies offering guided tours including a tasty three course lunch!
Wolverhampton Art Gallery and the Asylum Art Gallery are both well worth a visit. The former is more traditional whilst the latter offers a range of interesting modern pieces.
Wolverhampton Racecourse is one of the busiest racecourses in the UK with fixtures all year round, as well as being available for venue hire for events. The course has several restaurants to choose from where you can sit, relax and enjoy first class cuisine whilst placing your bets.
Wolverhampton is also among the largest retail centres in the West Midlands region, with an estimated annual turnover of £384 million. There are over 600 shops across the city. Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday there is a well-attended market.
The Mander Shopping Centre offers everything from small speciality shops to large high street favourites as well as plenty of eateries when you need to take a break.
There is certainly something for everyone to enjoy in Wolverhampton!
If you find you want a change of scenery, simply hop on the train and take advantage of Wolverhampton’s direct rail services to major cities including Birmingham, London and Liverpool.
Property Prices in Wolverhampton
There is a wide range of modern, traditional and period properties for sale in Wolverhampton, however much of the housing stock in the city dates from the late nineteenth century onwards. Property prices in the area offer much more value for money than nearby Birmingham.
The average property value is currently £208,753 and homes have increased in value by 2.41% over the past year. You can expect to pay as little as £55,000 for a one bedroom flat situated close to Wolverhampton train station and as much as £999,995 for a large 8-bedroom period property.
If you intend to rent a home, there are hundreds of properties on the rental market. As a guide students can rent a room in a shared 5 bedroom house for as little as £210 per month.
A modern 2 bedroom apartment in the city centre would cost around £615 per month and family sized 4 bedroom homes are available for £710 per month.
Highly sought after neighbourhoods include; Goldthorn Park, Wednesfield, Sedgley and Lower Penn.
Statistics as per Zoopla – January 2020
Popular Places to Live near Wolverhampton
- Sutton Coldfield
- West Bromwich
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.