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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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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 a Man with a Van it's important to make sure the vehicle used will be at least big enough to fit all of your stuff in. Our London based Movers generally use four different sizes of van, so let's take a detailed look at what they are and how much stuff will fit in each of them.

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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 it's probably the most affordable and efficient way to move in London, regardless of whether you're moving from a single studio or a three bed home with furniture. So if you're moving in London, don't forget to visit our homepage and...

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Man with a Van goes HTTPS

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On Tuesday 8th March 2016 ManwithaVan.co.uk switched over to secure HTTPS. We took this decision as part of the growing shift towards a more secure Internet and in the interests of our Users.

The change took place last week and we're happy to report the process went very smoothly (there's a lot that could go wrong if not...

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Pimlico SW1

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For the first of our occasional posts focusing on some of the many different areas that contribute to the rich tapestry of London, we've chosen Pimlico. Although being a central zone 1 location that shares the same SW1 part of it's postcode with Buckingham Palace, Pimlico is a surprisingly quiet area.

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