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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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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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People often need to move various large single items around, which could be anything from a bulky item of furniture to a large server rack or whatever. There is a demand for this type of service all over London (and the two hour minimum charge normally...

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The Two Hour Minimum Charge Explained

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Most professional (not to mention 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 travelling to the customer in the first place, followed by either returning to base or going on to the next job which could...

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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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"But I booked a Man and Van I tell you!".. Yes maybe you did, but which one? With literally thousands of 'men with vans' all over London, and all using similar names, it can get a bit confusing at times if you're not careful..

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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, meeting new people and the freedom to work the hours you choose. It's an interesting and varied experience that leaves many lasting...

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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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Last reviewed 28 Feb 2021 - The short answer is most professional Movers in London charge from £40 to £70 per hour depending on the job and number of helpers required, but prices are often dependent on availability and other changeable factors so always request a quote to be sure.

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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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