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Diary of a London Mover

The official blog from Man with a Van, featuring news and articles of interest related to moving home, removals and London in general.

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Why use us?

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With literally hundreds of London Movers and websites out there, what makes us so different and why should you use us?

Firstly, we've been around since 2003 and we only partner with carefully chosen dedicated Mover companies who all have a proven track record of providing a trustworthy and professional service.

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Moving Offices Checklist

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The key to any successful office relocation is a detailed schedule combined with meticulous planning that should start many weeks or months in advance of the moving day.

In order to assist we've created a free and simple office removals checklist of the main things to remember to help ensure your office move goes as smoothly as...

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London Man & Van vs Big Removals Company, which is best?

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Moving from larger furnished homes can sometimes present a difficult choice over which type of removal service you use. Traditionally most people would have automatically opted to hire one of the big home removals companies, mainly because that used to be the only option.

These days however there is a lot more choice, with many of the...

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Moving Single Items Long Distance

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We have an option on the homepage for 'Single Items', which in reality could mean anything from an assortment of miscellaneous goods to literally just one solitary item. There is a demand for this type of service in London and beyond, and the two hour

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The Two Hour Minimum Charge Explained

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Most professional and reliable London based Movers need to quote a minimum charge of two hours to mitigate for the total time it takes to complete each job, including the time spent traveling to the customer in the first place, followed by either returning to base or going on to the next job after it's finished.

This normally...

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What Size Removals Van Do I Need?

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When you hire one of our Movers you don't normally need to worry about specifying a van size. Just make sure you provide a reasonably accurate list of how much stuff you have, especially any large items, and you'll be automatically allocated a vehicle big enough to fit it all in - and with a choice of how many helpers you need.

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Who is the Man with a Van?

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So we've decided to write this post hopefully to serve as a helpful reference because every so often, maybe several times a month, we get confused with other Movers simply because some people are seemingly unaware that 'Man with a Van' is in fact a generic term used by almost every removal company based in London. We just...

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Day in the life of a Man and Van

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Working as a Man and Van mover is anything but boring. From celeb spotting on the streets of central London to countryside trips to the kind of amazing places you would never normally see. Great daily workouts, constantly meeting new people, the freedom of working the hours you choose. It's an interesting and varied experience that leaves many...

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Choosing The Right Removal Company

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As most of us know, moving home is widely accepted as being one of the most stressful events possibly in the entire universe, so taking the time to find the right moving company is extremely important, and definitely not something that should be left until the last minute.

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How Much Does a Man with a Van Cost?

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The short answer is most established and professional Movers in London charge around £40 to £60 per hour depending on the job and the number of helpers required. Prices are sometimes dependent on availability and other changeable factors though, so always request a quote to be...

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