Man and Van Services vs Removals Companies


When it comes time to move, many people automatically think of hiring a large removals company. However, reliable man and van services can provide many of the same benefits at a reduced price. Here are four reasons why you should consider a man and van service for your next move.

The Price

For those on a budget, man and van services are probably a great option. They are typically much cheaper than hiring a large removals company as you are typically only paying for the labour and the van, rather than all of the additional costs that are associated with a larger company.

Additionally, man and van services don’t always require a deposit, which can make them even more affordable and ideal for some people.


Another great benefit of man and van services is that they tend to be much quicker than larger removals companies. This is because there are typically fewer people involved in the move, less logistics are required and they are less complicated. Additionally, man and van services can make multiple trips if needed, which means that your belongings can be moved in stages rather than all at once. This can be really beneficial if you have a lot of belongings or if you live in a large property.

Multiple Trips

Sometimes, multiple trips are actually better than moving everything in one go, especially if you have a lot of belongings. For example, if you have a lot of heavy furniture, it might be better to move it on multiple trips so that it’s not all done at once and there’s less risk of damaging your belongings or your new home.

Not only that but there might be some benefit to moving things with multiple trips, if you’d prefer to work in stages and move things room by room then this is easily possible with a man and van service.


Man and van services are often more readily available than removals companies. This is because they are typically smaller and don’t have as much logistics to organise. This can be really beneficial if you need to move at short notice or if you want to avoid the busiest times for removals companies.

Additionally, man and van services can often be more flexible with their timings and schedules, which can be really helpful if you have specific requirements or if you need to move on a weekend.


So, there are four reasons why man and van services might be a better option for you than a large removals company. They are typically cheaper, quicker, can make multiple trips and are more readily available. So, if you’re looking for

If you’re looking for a cost-effective, quick, and convenient way to move, man and van services are definitely worth considering.

Contact Cookson Moving if you are interested in Man and Van services.

Cookson & Son Movers & Storers
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