When Should I Contact Moving Companies?

Saturday, September 10th, 2016

Moving home, whether you’re buying a place or renting, requires some serious organisational skills. There are loads of things to remember from taking meter readings and terminating services to arranging for utilities to be turned on in the new property, packing, mail forwarding and of course, actually moving possessions safely from A to B. Having […]

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What Size Removal Van Do I Need?

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

We’ve been providing removals in York for several years now and this is undoubtedly the number one question we get asked by those planning a move. The answer of course really does depend on how many items you intend to move. Most customers will worry that the size of van they get is not large […]

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The Most Expensive Towns In The UK

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

York is an exceptional city, it’s picturesque and there is plenty to explore but there may come a time when you are looking for a change of scenery and after living in York, nothing but the best will do. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of 5 of the most expensive and sought after towns […]

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How to Prepare Your Belongings for Storage

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Self-storage is becoming more and more popular as a great way to declutter without the pain of throwing beloved items out. It can make moving house easier and is a great way to store stuff during the university break or a gap year. However, just throwing items into self-storage can leave them susceptible to damage. […]

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How to Plan an Office Relocation Step-by-Step

Friday, August 12th, 2016

Moving office can be a real hassle – it means the amount of work your business will do is limited for a few days and it is usually a fairly expensive process. Sometimes though, a move is necessary for the business to survive (and thrive). With so much to think about the only way to […]

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How to Choose a Removal Company

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

No matter where you are moving to, hiring a professional removals company will reduce the stress of the experience. It takes a lot of physical and mental organisation to have a successful move and if you’re on a tight deadline as so many are it really helps to have a company in to solve these […]

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Things to do in York This Summer

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

With the kids off school and the warm weather on its way, summer is the perfect time to explore York. The city really comes to life between June and September with tonnes of things to see and do. The majority of events are perfect for both adults and children alike, so why not get out […]

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How Long Does a Removal Service Take?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

This question while obviously important for your move is about as easy to answer as – how long is a piece of string? There is no set amount of time for how long a removals job will take and it depends on so many factors that it is almost impossible to predict. It will take […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Stamp Duty in 2016

Friday, June 10th, 2016

If there is one thing that is sure to change every year it’s the rules relating to stamp duty. This year is no exception. Stamp duty is a tax on the value of property, payable whenever making a purchase. Usual budgetary changes to stamp duty normally involve raising or lowering the thresholds. This year however, […]

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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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