Move to Worthing 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 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.
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 Worthing
Are you looking for a removals company which can help you move to or from the Worthing area?
White & Company offers an unrivalled removals service having built up an enviable reputation based on excellent customer service, highly trained teams and a fleet of well-maintained vehicles.
As members of the British Association of Removers, FIDI & OMNI we adhere to the very highest standards of service and all moves booked with us are protected by a price and service guarantee.
We serve most areas throughout Sussex, including Brighton, Crawley, Hove, Lewes, and Worthing.
We also offer a variety of flexible storage options with 19 storage locations throughout the UK and are happy to discuss these options with you at any time.
To find out more about how White & Company can help you move to Worthing or to simply enquire about one of our services give us a call today to receive a free home survey and written quotation.
Why move to Worthing?
More people than ever are tired of living in boxed apartments on congested streets in busy cities and are opting to move to more rural locations with good connections or to be closer to the sea.
Worthing is a popular relocation destination for those in search of a more effective work/life balance. This large seaside town offers residents the very best of both worlds.
Surrounding the town is the South Downs, an area of outstanding beauty and the stunning south coast.
It is also just 10 miles from the cosmopolitan and working city of Brighton for those who don’t want to compromise on their career prospects or miss out on the exuberant nightlife of the capital.
Your new home need not cost the earth either. If you are willing to compromise, there are some great bargains to be had in Worthing away from the premium costing properties with sea views.
Beach living – living in Worthing means that you can get home from work and grab your paddle board, canoe or kayak and relax on the water.
Oscar Wilde wrote The Importance of Being Earnest while staying in the town in the summer of 1894.
There is a massive choice of great restaurants many specialising in fresh seafood – Crabshack was ranked number one seafood restaurant on TripAdvisor in 2016.
An expansive arts, music and cultural scene with regular exhibits hosted on Worthing Pier as well as a sculpture garden and lots of pop-up workshops.
Lower cost of living than Brighton and the capital with some bargain beachside properties to be had.
Working in Worthing
Several of the local residents commute from Worthing to Brighton, Portsmouth and even London which is just under an hour and a half away for work.
Having said this there are plenty of employment opportunities available within its boundaries and less than 10% choose to work outside a radius of 20 miles.
During recent years, the towns centre and seafront have undergone huge regeneration. The area is popular with visitors which generates plenty of part and full-time seasonal work.
Jobs exist the areas of transport and communication with several roles and postings at nearby Gatwick Airport and Crawley.
Other busy sectors include jobs associated with banking, finance and business, health and social care, engineering and accountancy.
GlaxoSmithKline the multinational pharmaceuticals company also has a factory in the town and employs many residents. Some of the other major employers are Swiss electronics company LEMO, HMRC, MGM Advantage (pension company) and Southern Water.
Schools in Worthing
School provision is overseen by West Sussex County Council with a host of local state schools to choose from.
Worthing has 22 state primary schools in total, with the Vale School and Westpark CofE both having received very good Ofsted reports following the last round of inspections.
There are five state secondary schools, of which Durrington High School is the standout out choice, with high demand for places here.
For private education provision there are two to choose from in Worthing; Lady of Sion School and Seadown School and both have very good track records.
Northbrook College and Brighton University provide post 16 education and the latter has several campuses spread across the town.
Living in Worthing
Explore Worthing and you’ll uncover an eclectic mix of quirky open studios, galleries and the theatres, not to mention one of the oldest working cinemas in the UK, The Dome.
The town’s rapidly expanding arts, music and cultural scene is centred around the town’s historic pier. The pier is a Grade II listed building, which was first opened in 1862 and hosts an amusement arcade for children and adults to relish.
In recent years visitors to the pier have been treated to exhibits from Grayson Perry and DJ sets courtesy of Norman Jay and even Grandmaster Flash.
Other standout attractions include:
Cissbury Ring offers stunning views of the South Downs National park and is a stunning place to walk and there’s also fruit picking, farm shops and endless country pubs.
Housed in a beautiful Edwardian building, Worthing Museum and Art Gallery showcases Regency and Victorian fashion from the past.
The annual Tide of Light is a community led festival run each Autumn where people come together at night to make lanterns, view the parade and run with glow in the dark face paint.
A foodie’s haven of beachside restaurants serving everything from traditional fish and chips to some of the best seafood on the south coast.
A range of exhilarating beach and sea activities including stand up paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking.
Worthing Property Prices
The Worthing property market remains buoyant. What was once considered a sleepy retirement destination is now being propped up by many working professionals and families who are either priced out of Brighton or want to relax somewhere more quiet and refined.
Given its combination of good road and rail networks to London Gatwick and London Victoria, great schools and a varied property market, it is easy to see why so many people are tempted to purchase property here.
Currently there are almost 1000 homes for sale in Worthing according to Zoopla which range from student accommodation right up to multi-million-pound waterside detached homes.
The average price for a home is £322,261 with the average price paid £319,512. In terms of property types, flats in Worthing sold for an average of £200,109 and terraced houses for £287,866.
If you are looking for a new build home, there are four sites currently under construction.
Popular Places to Live near Worthing
White & Company offer removals & storage solutions for the entire area, including:
- Bognor Regis
- Partridge Green
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.