Providing the Best Man & Van and Self Storage in South West London

Posted on July 30, 2020 by Mark Godman

It’s a busy time for London’s housing market, with people and businesses relocating in record numbers every week. The lockdown might be moving towards a less strict phase, but it will have lasting effects, mainly on our collective change in attitudes and priorities. People want different things from their homes, and businesses need to look […]


Superstitions around Moving House

Posted on September 16, 2018 by Martin Austwick

Hoave you ever noticed how many superstitions there are around moving house? From the very first moment you decided to move house you have probably had people people wishing you good luck. Whether it was good luck getting the right house, good luck securing your mortgage, or juist good luck on the move itself it’s […]


How to Move a Piano

Posted on September 16, 2018 by Martin Austwick

Before we go into any detail on how to move a piano we need to stress that this is not a small job.  Pianos are heavy and moving them is not a task for the unwary. If you’ve done this in the past then you’ll know we’re not kidding when we say that moving pianos […]


What is a Reliable Removal Company

Posted on July 6, 2018 by Martin Austwick

When you have made the decision to sell your house and move somewhere new, one of the first things you should consider is how to find a reliable removal company. Perhaps you have used a moving company before and know they are good – a lot of our customers come back to us time and […]


Why you might consider a Secure Storage Unit

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Martin Austwick

Moving house can be incredibly stressful. One of the ways that you can alleviate some of the upheaval is to utilise a secure storage unit during the moving process. It doesn’t make any difference whether you are buying or renting. Moving can be just as tiring for both types of relocation. As well as moving […]


Reasons to Choose an Expert Removal Company

Posted on March 5, 2018 by Martin Austwick

We all dread moving to a new house. Something that should be an exciting time full of adventure and looking forward to new prospects can quickly become tiresome and stressful. For many of us hiring a reputable, expert removal company is often seen as something of a luxury. But the more you consider the ramifications […]


How to Choose a Removal Company?

Posted on May 21, 2015 by Robin

Whether you are moving to the next door street, another city or even another country, choosing the right removal company can make all the difference when moving home.  Here are some useful things to consider when choosing the right company.   Do I need to use a removal company? Never underestimate the amount of physical […]


We’re recruiting!

Posted on April 17, 2013 by Robin

Gentleman And A Van are looking for an individual to fill an operations support role, to be based in their offices in Wandsworth.  This role is based across office, warehouse, and on the road. This role is full time, 9am until 5pm Monday to Friday and regular Saturdays as required. Job Responsibilities Gentleman And A […]


Happy New Year From Gentleman and a Van

Posted on January 30, 2013 by Kate

Gentleman and a Van would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year for 2013. Lets us help you get off to a good start for 2013 by providing our excellent home removal service to help you move house with ease. Never underestimate the amount of physical and mental organisation it takes to move the […]


Catch Us While You Can – We’re Having A Short Christmas Break

Posted on December 3, 2012 by Robin

With Christmas coming, we are working as hard as Father Christmas and his elves moving people here and there, moving people in and out of storage, quoting on jobs for January, and generally keeping things ticking along nicely right up to Christmas.  With all this work, we thought it only right to have a little […]