Five relaxing activities you can do at home

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022

For most of us, we are entering our third year of navigating life in a pandemic. It seems that many have conceded to the notion that the “new normal” involves observing health protocols, wearing masks and frequent hand sanitization when engaging in activities with others. Let’s face it, it’s far from ideal but if following […]

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Pop the champagne corks – Six tips for a moving in party

Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

Well, you’ve only gone and done it – you’ve managed what once felt impossible and finally unpacked the final box. Now? There’s nothing else for it. It’s time to party (let’s face it… you’ve earned it!). Here’s our guide for throwing an awesome (and well-deserved) house-warming party. Settle on a party style What’s it to […]

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Looking for love? You may want to move here, here or here

Monday, June 15th, 2020

Calling all singletons of the north. If you’re looking to fall head over heels, you may want to hot foot it over to Manchester, where there are 17 million fellow singles living (the largest proportion of singles in any British city). That means that more than half of all Manchester over-16s are without a partner. […]

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Rock on, guitarist! You got the gig – here’s what you need to take

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Well, well, well – call you Freddie Mercury and the master of arpeggios, you’ve got your very first gig with an audience that doesn’t involve your nan (or at least, doesn’t involve just your nan… on her own, with a packet of bourbons). For this big step, you need to be prepared. So we’ve put […]

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York and romance – Six perfect days out for couples

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

York – it’s a stunning city of architecture, entertainment and art. Steeped in history and brimming with restaurants, attractions and shops, it’s safe to say that there’s more than a fair share for things to see and do for the loved-up couple, and here we want to share six of the very best. 1. Travel […]

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15 Funny-Bone Tickling House Removal Jokes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

So then, move day – it’s fast approaching and you’re feeling the fear (even though you’ve read our guide: Overcoming the Stress of a Home Move). From changing doctors, dentists and schools, to packing up and loading a million and one boxes, moving homes is not for the faint of heart – little wonder then […]

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Five Things Everyone Misses When They Move Out of York

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

York is a fantastic city to live in, with a wealth of culture, entertainment and history to explore, as well as a few individual quirks. With so much going for such a small city, moving away can be a real challenge that leaves some former residents heartbroken. There are lots of things residents miss when […]

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Most Unusual Van Uses

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Vans are popularly used vehicles all over the world, whether they’re used for York removals or even more obscure applications. Check out these unusual (and hilarious) uses for the humble van – and let us know which one’s your favourite! You can use a van to… Hide from the press White transit vans are the […]

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Most Unusual Vans In The World

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Here at Van Man York, we know that both man and van can come in all different shapes and sizes – from nippy and agile to flamboyant and ostentatious. We’ve trawled the web to find some of the most amazing (and amusing) vans in the world for your enjoyment – don’t forget to let us […]

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May Bank Holidays

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Bank holidays always lead to a bit of traffic congestion, don’t they? With two bank holiday weekends in May Van Man York has been planning our house removals and office relocation’s to make sure that we get the maximum efficiency and that as many of our customers as possible are in their new premises by […]

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York Removals Stick to Tradition with Right Said Fred

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Recently we came across the lyrics from the great Bernard Cribbins, the one and only song we’re aware of that relates to the removal industry. It’s amazing that even after all of these years, over half a century, our job at Removals York hasn’t changed much at all. Here’s a reminder of some of the […]

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