Welcome to One Man and A Van.

We are the original and still the best One Man & Van service in Essex.
Our services range from our original Colchester man and van service to a complete fleet of Essex based house removal and light haulage vehicles.

We provide professional house removals teams, reliable, flexible, collection and delivery services, house removals boxes and packing materials in Colchester & the surrounding towns and villages of Essex.

Need some help moving house? Please contact us today:
Colchester 01206 430144 or 01206 241258 or Clacton 01255 580053

As a local removals company, what makes us special?

Like most removals companies we could say our staff, our vehicles or our systems.
We could say it’s because we have traded for many years!

We prefer to let our previous customer’s recommendations and testimonials to do our talking. We have more checkable testimonials and recommendations than any other UK mover.

No matter how large the move we can cope.
Our vans are able to reach most properties easily without the weight or height restrictions an old fashioned removals pantechnicon may face.

Being able to get closer to your home with our removals vans means we don’t need to “park up” in a local layby to transfer your furnishings onto a transit vehicle to “shuttle” your goods which could cause security issues and potential damage.
However the main reasons people choose us is because of our competitive prices, the quality of service and our GREAT reputation.

Could this size of removals van make it to your old or new address?

With our modern homes having more and more “fitted” furnishings most families simply don’t require an oil tanker size removals van blocking off the road and upsetting the new neighbours.

House Removals – Moving home can be a stressful experience.
We aim to make the move run as smooth as possible.
Whether it be a 5 bedroom house move for a family or a flat move for an individual, we make the process easy and hassle free.

Student Removals – Leaving home and going off to university is exciting and also slightly daunting too. On many occasions we have moved students to their new homes across the UK and also brought many to their new campus here in Colchester.

Business Moves – Running a business can be tough and moving premises can be a very difficult time. Whether a 1000 square meter warehouse needs its entire contents transporting across the county or a small shop is relocating across the street, we will make the move efficient and as smooth as possible.

Single Items – We have very competitive rates for single item deliveries and collections. Moving a fridge freezer or sofa around the corner or to the opposite end of the country, we can help.

Regular Delivery and Logistics Contracts – Many businesses use our “one off” or regular logistics services. We have always gained repeat work due to our professional high standards and ability to meet deadlines every time.
Some businesses have specific dates every month when goods or stock need to be transported. We make sure that we are at pick-up points on time and stick to specific schedules which meet our customers requirements.

Emergency Couriers – Deadlines are crucial to the success of any company or business and we understand the needs of getting important signed documents or equipment to a destination at short notice.

House Clearance – We are able to dispose of your unwanted furnishings and domestic appliances when either moving into smaller property, moving overseas or simply don’t want the item any longer.

We are proud to have the VERY BEST Surveyors advisor’s telephonists supervisors drivers and removals porters.

We have a large fleet of vans ready and equipped for any removals, delivery or light haulage task. 

We are committed to caring for our customers and their precious and hard   earned furnishings & possessions. Each of our vans has an appointed team  leader who is responsible for ensuring every task we undertake is completed in the most professional, careful and cost effective manner.

It can be hard to find a reliable company when you need a job done well. Whilst you will see many websites offering you the chance to search for a tradesman. www.findacraftsman.com is the only one to list members of The Guild of Master Craftsmen exclusively.

For over 30 years The Guild of Master Craftsmen has represented many different trades and professions, promoting and supporting excellence. To the trade and public alike, the guild’s emblem and Coat of Arms represent skill, integrity, quality and service – in all professionalism.

All of our staff and systems are constantly and independently monitored to ensure the very highest standards of service and professionalism are achevied, ensuring our customers are confident that you have secured a competent, reliable and respected company to work for you.

Our success has been built not only on the quality of our moves, but the manner in which they are carried out. Over the years we have never encountered a removal dilemma that we couldn’t resolve and our accumulated experience stands us in good stead for every removal task we undertake.  We offer a simple, honest & reliable service.
We have over years of trading gained a respect and reputation second to none.

No more hard sell, commission paid, removals company salesmen or surveyors calling and talking you into booking an overpriced service.

No more complicated hire vehicle insurance contracts to complete with huge excess penalties, arguments over fuel & inflated fuel charges.

No more driving large and difficult to drive hire vans.

No more trying to rely on friends and relatives to help you move your heavy domestic goods and paying long term for the damage caused.

Store delivery & collectionsEbay auction collections.

Specialist piano moving, packing services & full Nationwide removals and relocation.

Our aim is to provide a very simple, cost effective and high standard home or commercial removals. light haulage & delivery service.

You can trust our teams of experienced, professional removals men to deliver.
A removals company in Colchester with a firm belief: The customer is King.

No London, low emission zone “LEZ” charges. Local and friendly advisors and removals men and vans on hand 7 days per week.

Colchester, Clacton, Frinton, Walton, Braintree, Tiptree, Maldon, Mersea Island & all the surrounding villages of Essex & Suffolk, Local removals. National removals.

National Home, house or flat removals & Piano Moving specialists. 

We move single items & large, family homes for a fraction of the cost of old fashioned removal, haulage and delivery firms.

What you get with our service is a choice of one, two, three or four uniformed, experienced & friendly removal men to safely load (at your preferred time of day) your packed goods into one or two of our large, tail-lift fitted removals vans.

All our men and vans are fully insured & carry an ample supply of removals boxespacking materials, carpet protectors as well as professional piano trolleys and ramps.

Your goods will be treated with care, safely loaded, unloaded and positioned as required.

We are available evenings or weekends to allow you to move home when it’s most convenient for you and your family.

For detailed and guaranteed fixed prices please click here “costs

For an estimate on hourly removals services or for a pre priced and guaranteed price for any removal, delivery or collection task.

Quality, removals to or from the Colchester, Ipswich, Chelmsford, Braintree or  the Clacton-on-sea area’s of Essex, Suffolk and the East Anglian region UK. National and International Removals services.