Services Offered

Listed below are examples of the One Man And A Van services:

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Man and Van service:

You would be hard pressed to find a more diverse service than our Essex based Man & Van Service.

A Man and a Van service can help you with many transportation, relocation and furniture logistics problems.

Removals, collections from stores and shops. Students moving away and back from university. The elderly moving into sheltered accommodation. Ebay collections and deliveries. Moving surplus stock between branches. Moving pianos and other heavy musical instruments. Building and dismantling flat pack furniture.

There are a million times in your life when having a man and a van can be the answer to your problems.

For small house and flat removals were you may have plenty of your own manpower supplied by friends and relatives the savings compared to using a regular removals service can be huge. Many of our customers hire vans themselves when moving home and book our service for the manpower and extra van for the larger items they can’t move themselves.

The driver will help you load and unload your goods on and off the van and even position your furniture in your new home. He will ensure everything is secure on the van and advise you on the best methods to make the move as easy as possible for everybody.

Our Man and van services are usually booked on an hourly rate plus a surcharge for every mile travelled. The hourly rate from £55 per hour (for first hour, then £45 for each consecutive) will begin upon our arrival at your collection address and end upon completion of the task at your delivery address. We charge to the nearest half an hour following the first hour.

Mileage is charged at a rate of £1 per mile between your collection and delivery address. We only charge our hourly rate and mileage from your collection and delivery address and not our return journey.
Any ferry crossings, road tolls, congestion charges and parking charges are charged at cost for both the outward and return to our base here in Colchester.

Extra porters
 can be supplied at a cost of £15 per hour charged to the nearest half an hour following the first hour. Call us today for an estimate.

House Removals:

We have the vehicles and manpower to make any size move a successful one. Flats, bedsits, rooms in residential homes and student flats, family homes to large country houses and commercial offices or shops. We are available at short notice if you require urgent assistance.

Piano Relocations :

Full size concert or baby grands or standard upright pianos carefully and very, very safely moved. 
Registered with The Association of Blind Piano tuners & recommended by The Coggeshall Piano Shop, Suffolk Pianos. Experienced, trained and equipped with Piano shoes, hoists, piano covers, ramps and pro trolleys and raisers. We are available to move all types of pianos. Full size concert grands, baby grands or standard pianos, up or down staircases, carefully and very, very safely.

Light haulage:

We have a large fleet of reliable, branded and very large 3.5t Luton vans available for light haulage. All our vehicles have a 500kilo tail lift and a 650 cubic ft loading area with a 1.3t payload. National and European light haulage to or from the Essex and Suffolk. Call us for an estimate on any light haulage task.

Clearance service:

We offer a great house clearance service in the Colchester area.
Full house clearance or single items. We buy and sell second hand furniture.

Please call us today on 01206 241258

Self Storage:

We have a great deal of experience in loading and unloading self storage rooms.
Expert loading and unloading saves YOU money by not wasting storage space and ensures your goods are not damaged.
We can help you find the best self storage company in your area.

Packing Service:

We supply the manpower and All the packing materials you may require to safely move your possessions.

Container Loading / Unloading:

Experienced teams to pack or unload overseas shipping containers

Internal Furnishings :

Are the carpet fitters coming to lay a new carpet or floor?
Having the builders in?
Require a large item moving from one room to another?
or even the whole contents of your home storing on a van while the carpet fitters or builders do their stuff!
We will be pleased to help.
Call us for availability and prices.

Store Collection & Delivery:

Why wait for the store to deliver when it suits them? We will collect goods on your behalf and deliver them at a time that is convenient for you. Comet, Argos, Ikea, B&Q  etc. Click here for full details.

Ebay Collections:

So you have “won” that large item on an internet auction site! Call us and we will collect and deliver it to you. Please click here.


Carpet cleaning & carpet cleaning machine hire: Colchester Carpet Cleaning


We are only able to move small to medium sized safes, for large safes you should us a specialist company.

Waste disposal:

Waste disposal must be carried out by licensed waste carriers. Using a registered waste disposal company eliminates the risk of your waste being “fly tipped” and YOU being prosecuted.

We are licensed waste collectors, reliable, friendly and very hard working. The costs are low and we load the vehicle and take it all away for you.

Please contact your local authority for help and advice. for the Colchester area contact or call them on: Colchester 01206 282700

Whatever the reason you require a man with a van.

Colchester 01206 430144 or 01206 241258 or Clacton 01255 580053