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 Woodbridge
Are you looking to relocate to Woodbridge? 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 Woodbridge 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 Woodbridge. 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 265 specialist vehicles, full trained and security cleared removals staff and 19 storage locations across the UK.
Why Move to Woodbridge
You know when a place is special when it is nominated by the Sunday Times as being “one of the best places to live in the East of England”. Woodbridge in Suffolk has been named just that by the Times in 2017 and again this year in 2022. Sitting around 8 miles from the east coast, this historic little town boasting an iconic Tide Mill and peaceful views across the harbour, makes an incredibly attractive place to move to.
A relatively small population of about 11,000 have the pleasure of living here today however, the region has been inhabited for thousands of years. Archaeological finds in the area date habitation in the area from the Neolithic Age (2500–1700 BC). The Romans also had a settlement here and later the Anglo Saxons.
The river Deben which runs through the town is beautiful and provides an idyllic spot to walk or picnic. Though its tranquil beauty hides a dubious secret. It was once a haven for local smugglers who landed their spoils along its banks.
Today the townspeople enjoy a laid-back relaxed kind of lifestyle! Amenities include excellent shops, superb pubs and restaurants, and numerous activities both indoors and out. Plus, frequent markets are held on Market Hill in the shadow of the beautiful Shire Hall.
Quite a number of younger people who are able to work from home for most of the week, have sold up their London pads and headed northeast to this stunning part of Suffolk.
Woodbridge Railway station sits on the Ipswich–Lowestoft East Suffolk Line, running direct rail services to Ipswich and Lowestoft, and has ongoing connections to Norwich, Cambridge, and London Liverpool Street.
By road, the main A12 also means you can reach a number of larger towns along its route including Ipswich, a journey of 9 miles or 22 minutes, ideal for commuting. This safe and community-spirited town has an incredible amount to offer for all ages.
Schools & Education
Parents will find an assortment of schools in Woodbridge, both state and independent.
Within a 2-mile radius of the town centre there are six schools.
Five of these are primaries, and all are “good” reports Ofsted.
The main secondary for the catchment area is Farlingaye High School. A large mixed state school with almost 2000 pupils.
Farlingaye was inspected very recently in March 2022 and rated overall “good” with some “outstanding features” both in Personal Development and for its Sixth-form provision.
For private education, the Woodbridge School is a co-educational independent school, which has junior and senior departments and facilities for boarding
Things to do in Woodbridge
Being situated on the edges of the Suffolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, getting out and about in the local area is a given.
There are so many picture-perfect places and attractions to explore. Sutton Heath Picnic Area is ideal for a family day out.
Not only do you have the opportunity to immerse yourself in natural surroundings, but the river is also close by as well. Perfect for a paddle!
Other green areas in the region include Elmhurst Park, Kingston Field, and Fen Meadow.
Orford Castle is remarkably intact allowing visitors to explore from the basement, through the lower and upper halls to the roof where there are magnificent views seaward to Orford Ness.
Long Shop Museum showcases the works and life of the Garrett family. Based on the engineers, workers their tools, and creations. It is a very early example of a building designed for assembly-line production.
If you are a very social person, you may like to join one of the local clubs and associations, there is something for all ages.
A sports club for association football, badminton, birdwatching, bowls, cricket, youth groups, and many more.
Woodbridge Property prices
As you would expect, homes do not come cheap in Woodbridge, properties in Woodbridge had an overall average price of £444,916 over the last year.
Most sales in Woodbridge during the last year were detached properties, selling for an average price of £661,767.
Flats sold for an average of £221,411, with semi-detached properties fetching £411,337.
Overall, sold prices in Woodbridge over the last year were 3% up on the previous year and 9% up on the 2018 peak of £409,239.
Although not a massive number of homes are on the town’s property portfolio, there are 56 to choose from according to Rightmove.
If you are in search of one of Woodbridge’s more historic town centre homes, you are in luck.
A four-bedroom townhouse is available, complete with beams and other period features for £525,000.
Statistics provided by Rightmove September 2022.
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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.