Flexible man and van services in London for a hassle-free move
Your all-in-one stop for removals solutions! No job is too big or too small for us.
- Great for small or partial moves
- Same-day and weekend slots
- Option for video and onsite viewings
- Fully-insured service
- Special safety covers available upon request
- Self-loading service
Our man and a van solutions are delivered in 4 steps
How to arrange your man and van service
Contact us online or over the phone and share all the details around the move. Based on your specific requests, we will provide you with a free quote for man and van hire near your location.
Bear in mind that we don't charge per item, we charge per the time needed. The detailed list of all your possessions that will be moved is needed for calculating the needed time for the service.
On your moving day, the man and van driver will arrive at the appointed time and will let you load all items inside the van's cargo compartment. He'll assist with arranging the items inside the van, for the purposes of safe transportation.
All pieces of furniture will be wrapped in blankets and additionally secured with belts. Upon request, we can also provide covers to protect mattresses and soft furnishings.
For maximum efficiency, we strongly advise that you prepare your items for the man and van service before the professional driver arrives at your address.
Your belongings are fully insured during transportation when packed by the professionals from Fantastic Removals. We don’t take responsibility for moving boxes packed by customers, as we can’t give a guarantee for a proper packing.
Your load will be transported in a Transit van. The Fantastic driver will take the shortest route to the delivery address by using a reliable GPS system. This reduces the chance for delays to the minimum.
The man and van service will be completed with the highest efficiency when you take the responsibility to provide the driver with a convenient parking space at the delivery address as well.
This way you will be able to start unloading the vehicle as quickly as possible, which is essential because as already stated it is an hourly based service.
Differences between the man and van and removals service
Man & Van
|Can the client travel with the driver?||No||No|
|How many movers will be sent?||1 professional driver||2 or 3 professional movers|
|Do clients need to do loading and unloading of the van?||Yes, it is a self-loading service||No|
|Public liability insurance?||Included||Included|
|Goods in transit insurance?||Included||Included|
|Is furniture assembly and disassembly included?||No||Yes|
*If you book a complete removals service we will handle all the work for you! Assembly and disassembly of furniture, moving and stacking the items into the van, unloading and putting the items into the new property.
*The man and van service is a cheaper option of the comprehensive removals service. Here you will have to help the removals pro to move the items into the the van, stack and unload them once you arrive at the delivery address.
*Both services come with complete set of insurances.
What makes our man and van service so Fantastic?
Modern and regularly serviced vehicles
No matter if you are moving your entire household or just a single piece of furniture, the way the items are transported is extremely important. All of our Transit vans are inspected regularly and come with safety blankets inside, so you receive a smooth experience. The vehicles are suitable for a range of moves - from just a few boxes to moving some light furniture.
A partial removals option
Our man and van services are suitable for both residential and commercial customers who need to move individual items, furniture and equipment to a relatively short-distance destination or just some help with moving something around the property.
Nobody wants to see their personal possessions damaged after moving them. Our insured man with a van service is performed by a professional driver who has public liability insurance.
Fantastic Removals offers a video survey, in case your property is bigger. The idea behind this is to ease your booking process and to give you a more accurate quote. Usually, the survey takes just a few minutes.
With the Fantastic Club you enjoy preferential member rates for some of our most popular and demanded services. You also immediately receive £300 in credits in your Fantastic Account. You can apply 30 credits to 10 different services to get £30 OFF the price total of each one.
Fantastic Club membership
With our annual Fantastic Club membership, you get preferential booking slots and up to 15% discount on all our removals services, as well as on cleaning, handyman, pest control, and other jobs. You can also use our free GoFantastic app to take your membership privileges with you everywhere you go.
Dimensions of our Transit and Luton vans
More about your man with a van service
If you are in doubt about what service you should book, remember that the man with a van option is suitable for short-distance, small-scale moves. So, if you plan to rent a new Studio or 1-bedroom flat within Greater London or you are helping your son or daughter become more independent and leave the parental home, then our man and van solutions are more than fitting for the occasion.
Bonus tip: Inform us of any antiques or expensive items
We take great care of anything that is loaded and transported to your new address. However, we also prefer to be notified of any antique or rare items so they can be wrapped with extra materials for better protection. Anyway if there are such items we strongly recommend you to be very careful while moving those from the property to the van, especially if you move through staircases.
Another convenient feature of the service is that we can provide you with a free, no-obligation quote within 48 hours. You only need to fill the online form with your specific requests, in order to receive our precise price quotation. Among the great benefits of the man and van service, we are often able to send a professional driver at a short notice or even on the same day. To compare, some large-scale moving jobs call for a preliminary free of charge viewing before you can schedule an appointment and get an idea about the service costs.
Bonus tip: Find furniture manuals
This is an essential part of the home-moving. If you're planning to take your furniture with you, then you might need to book a packing service first (usually arranged for the day before the move), so our experienced technicians can come to your home, dismantle all the needed furniture and pack/wrap it with the proper packing materials. We can deliver all types of mattress and sofa covers, just let us know in advance. However, if you have any unusual household items that require more sophisticated tools or skills, let us know in advance. Our furniture technicians will need the manuals to get the job done as fast as possible for your maximum comfort and peace of mind.
You can benefit from ordering a moving checklist and packing materials, requesting our packing help, and getting all your flat pack furniture dismantled. You can also take advantage of the step by step packing guide to ensure all your belongings will arrive safely at their destination. We also offer short-term storage and long-term storage services where you can keep your belongings safe for as long as you need.
Bonus tip: Label all plugs
Any electric appliances with removable plugs should be put back together accordingly. Label each plug so you can get the electronics working again at the new house in minutes. This smart technique will also prevent damaging an appliance by plugging it in the electrical network incorrectly.
Our man and van service coverage includes any location in the UK. You can also take advantage of an overnight moving service and avoid wasting a moment of daylight. This means that you can start unpacking and settling into your new home first thing in the morning if you’ve planned your relocation properly. Furthermore, we are now expanding our services and offer international moving solutions to and from any country within or outside the EU.
Bonus tip: Secure a parking lot
Reserve a parking lot for the removals van at least 1 day prior to the move. The job will be completed efficiently only if the van is parked close to your house. This step of the removals process is a customer's responsibility.
We realise that there are many other tasks to be handled around a move. For instance, you might need the item in question disassembled. That's why we need this info in advance in order to organize a team to come to your facility the day before the move and get all furniture dismantled and wrapped. On the other hand, we can provide you with packing materials such as boxes of various sizes and bubble wrap if you wish to pack some of your belongings.
If you really need to move something but you have no place to put it, you can take advantage of our packing and storage service in London. When the time comes to move them, we'll take them to the address you have specified. Of course, the unpacking and the assembly is once again something we can help you with.
Frequently asked questions
Q: How many guys will you send?
A: Our man and van service offers only one fantastic driver to handle the goods' transportation. If you need two or more movers you'll need to book our complete removals service.
Q: I’m only moving a few miles. Can I put my cat in the van?
A: Unfortunately, we are not allowed to transport pets, even if they are secured in a carrier and the delivery location is not far from your old address.
Q: Are there any additional charges if I have to cancel the service?
A: No charge is applied if you notify us at least 48 hours before your appointment. If you have more questions related to the price of the service, you can check our detailed guide on the man and van price factors.
Q: Can you come on the same day I call you?
A: Yes. A same-day man and van service is possible but is subject to availability. Make sure to give us a call and we'll do what we can to fit you into the schedule as soon as possible.
Q: What do I need to do before the man and van service?
A: You should organise a parking space prior to moving day. Also, ensure that items, which you need moving, are ready for loading (ex: empty drawers, dismantle wall-mounted TV sets, etc.).
Q: What if the carpets get damaged during the moving/loading process?
A: Upon request, we can bring protective dust sheets to cover the floor area.
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