Man and Van Frequently asked Questions

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We are a family run business offering a professional friendly and reliable man and van services in Manchester.
If you require a “Man & Van Hire” service Removals can help. Our drivers are courteous and very helpful and can ask a questionoffer good advice.

These FAQs are intended to provide a better understanding of our Man and Van Service. They provide basic information to the most commonly asked questions covering most topics.

Questions you may want to ask  FAQ

Q. How can I make a man and van booking?
A. Booking is easy you have various choices. You can book a removal job by telephoning our pleasant staff who are on hand to help, or send your details by email alternatively you can fill in our online quote and get a confirmation within the hour.
Q. Do you provide removal boxes packing materials?
A. We use three different sources for our packing materials and leave it to the customer to decide which to choose; we provide a link to (a) Argos who supply house packing sets which includes all the materials for moving home these can be collected from your local Argos store or delivered to your home. (b) Boxes and Bubbles a specialists moving supply company will deliver boxes direct to your door with a discount if you mention our site. (c) Manchester packing supplies offer good quality second hand boxes these can be collected from Ardwick Manchester.
Q. What areas do you cover?
A. We are based in South Manchester  are local moves cover all Manchester, Altrincham, Bowdon, Didsbury, Withington, Stockport, to name a few areas, but we can pick up from anyplace in the UK.
Q. When should I book my move, how much notice must i give?
A. Ideally book your move as soon as you have a confirmed your moving date, try to give as much notice as possible. Man and Van services work at shorter notice than removal companies so can be book at very short notice.
Q. Is there a charge if I have to cancel my move?
A. Although it will be an inconvenience to us, you can cancel your move anytime, unless we have made a prior agreement and have incurred costs traveling a great distance.
Q. How does the man and van calculate my removal costs?
A. Every job is quoted on an individual basis and based on your specific needs, the size of the van, the number of men needed. There may be other factors like being on the 3rd floor with no lift. All ways mention any difficulties you think the removal men may encounter.
Q. How many Man and Van services should I look to be getting quotes from?
A. Man and Van recommends that you request around three separate man and van companies to quote for your move. This is usually the case if you require the quotes for your company or the NHS.
Q. Can I book a move on a weekend?
A. We work 7 days and our prices for the weekend are the same as a weekday. We carry out your removals at any time that is suitable to you working early morning and late evening.
Q. Can I travel in the van with the driver free?
A. Yes if it is a local move customers can travel between addresses with the driver, there would be two seats if one man is booked and one seat if two men are booked. Please enquire at time of booking if you require travelling on a long distance move.
A. Do you offer storage services?
A. No we do not offer storage but we can advice on the best price storage companies in Manchester and the ones most convenient for your needs whether you are a student business or need to store a full house of furniture.
Q. How big are your vans?
A. Our extra-long wheelbase high top Mercedes Sprinter van load space Interior L 4.00m interior W 1.78m Interior H 1.94m Load Volume (m³) 13.4 this van is suitable for most small moves from 3 to 4 rooms worth of effects. We also have Mercedes Sprinter luton box van, Interior L 4.00m W 2.03m H 2.27m these vans are bigger and cover a variety of uses.  NB: All dimensions are approximate
Q. Can I change a booking or amend date or time?
A. We understand the nature of changing properties and all it entails. So if you need to make an alteration please do so at the earliest possible time by telephone or email.
Q. If i am moving house, is there further information you can supply?
A. We have a advice and moving house planning section on our site please visit for further information on planning a house move.
Q. Am I on a time limit for my move?
A. No we do not work on an hourly rate so the price is fixed. There is no clock watching or rushing which can cause damage to items. Please state the correct amount of goods when booking and inform us if you are on the upper floors with no lift.
Q. Do you conduct moves to Europe?
A. Yes we do moves to Europe and specialise in man and van moves to Spain and France please enquire with your needs, part loads and dedicated man and van services.
Q. Do you dismantle and re-assemble furniture i.e. beds, wardrobe?
A.We are prepared to carry out any dismantling and re-assembling as needed. Please advise if this is the case. Though, from time to time and depending on the furniture item, it can be quite time consuming, and we cannot guarantee system furniture will be has sturdy.

We can also supply two men if you wish to lift heavier bulky items.

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Need to pack up and move in the middle of the night? Throughout our history we have encounter many unusual and bizarre moves so if you have an odd enquiry this will not come has a surprise. Our customers cover a wide range of society and we treat all with the same amount of respect and courtesy.

We can provide references and feedback from regular customers and companies who use our services again and again, a returning customer is an happy customer.


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