10 Best Moving House Songs 

Posted on August 3, 2022 by Mark Godman

Now, the title is deceptive.  Are we talking about songs for moving house to, or the ten best emotionally transporting house tunes? The two need not be mutually exclusive, as we shall discover.  As removals experts in London, we appreciate the value of having a carefully curated playlist to accompany you all through the process.  […]


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 […]



Posted on November 14, 2021 by Mark Godman

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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 […]


Assembling a High-Quality Home Office in South West London

Posted on May 18, 2021 by Mark Godman

One of the notable shifts for businesses during the last few years has been remote working. It came about because of, and as a response to, the pandemic. But there’s a popular aspect that many people want to keep retain as an option. Even those who are desperate to get back to the office or […]


Buying a Fixer-Up Property vs a Move-In Ready Home in South West London

Posted on April 19, 2021 by Mark Godman

For most people looking to buy a new home, it’s a case of finding one that matches your budget and specifications. However, there are those brave few who consider fixing a rundown property up. It’s true that this can represent an investment opportunity, but it’s a lot of work without any guarantee of a decent […]


Using a High-End Removals Service for Collections and Deliveries of Valuable Goods

Posted on March 15, 2021 by Mark Godman

People who own high-end goods-based businesses know it can be a headache to organise suitable collections and deliveries. Many end up taking it on themselves because of previous issues with breakages or tardy delivery providers. However, in-house systems can be expensive and require a dedicated driver or someone from your team. Is there another option […]