A Day In The Life Of Gentleman & A Van

Posted on March 21, 2022 by Mark Godman

There’s a prevalent misconception when it comes to man-and-van services; they’re rough round the edges and unreliable and you should count yourself lucky if they’re only 45 minutes late and manage to do 75% of what you asked them to do. It’s insidious ideas like this that mean people often tolerate sub-standard service in the […]


Proper Packing Materials

Posted on January 18, 2022 by Martin Austwick

When you make progress with your search for a new home, it’s within reason that excitement takes hold. It’s a big decision, both in terms of finances and making a significant change in your life for you and your family. However, with great power comes great responsibility or something along those lines. You’ll have plenty […]


Moving Heavy or Awkward Items

Posted on December 18, 2021 by Martin Austwick

The moving process can be daunting to the uninitiated. In fact, it is often one of the most stressful things you will ever have to undertake. However, by following a few simple steps, you can quickly alleviate much of the chaos. You can maximise your chances of everything going swimmingly as you make the move […]


A New (Green) World

Posted on November 15, 2021 by Robin

Here at Gentleman & A Van, when doing home removals and driving vans around London and beyond, we know that our activities cause a particular carbon footprint that is unavoidable. That’s why we constantly strive for new ways to reduce our negative impact on the environment. This includes investigating our operational practices to look for […]



Posted on November 14, 2021 by Mark Godman

24/12/21 – 8am to 1pm 25/12/21 – Closed 26/12/21 – Closed 27/12/21 – Closed 28/12/21 – Closed 29/12/21 – 8am to 4pm 30/12/21 – 8am to 4pm 31/12/21 – 8am to 1pm 01/01/22 – Closed 02/01/22 – Closed 03/01/22 – Closed 04/01/22 – Open as normal.


Reducing Stress When Moving House

Posted on October 19, 2021 by Martin Austwick

There are a lot of ‘facts and figures’ liberally thrown around about just how stressful moving house can be. You might hear that it’s as harrowing as a divorce, or the second most traumatic thing you can do, and other elaborate associations. Whatever the truth is, there’s little doubt that moving house causes stress and […]


Picking the right London Home Removals Company

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Mark Godman

So, you’re moving house and it’s now time to narrow down your options. You have all your quotes- now how do you pick the London home removals company for you. If you aren’t lucky enough to have friends or family recommend a removal company to you, then this final step may be a little daunting. […]


London Office Removals

Posted on August 17, 2021 by Mark Godman

If you run an ambitious small business or organisation in London, at some point, you may find yourself in the logistically troublesome situation of needing to move to new premises. You may plan to take on the move yourself, with your employees doing the lifting and heavy work. Or you may plan to employ the […]


4 ways to cut home removal costs

Posted on July 17, 2021 by Mark Godman

When using a home removal company, many factors will affect the overall amount you pay. These may include the distance you’re moving, the time of year (though at Gentleman & A Van, our prices don’t change) and unsurprisingly, the amount of stuff you have to transport! But is there a way of doing this without […]


Our Guide for Long-Distance Relocations

Posted on June 18, 2021 by Mark Godman

For anyone who has experience with relocations over longer distances, you’ll no doubt know how challenging they can become. All moves have their fair share of problems to deal with and obstacles to avoid along the way. But the likelihood of potential issues increases for national relocations, chiefly down to the additional miles between the […]