Despite being just two miles from York’s historic city walls, Acomb has a charm all of its own. The largest of York’s suburban districts, Acomb was first mentioned in the Domesday Book, today it boasts a host of grade II listed buildings, in keeping with the conservation area status granted it in the 1970s.

With a generation of removals behind us, we’ve had the pleasure of moving young people from Acomb into their student accommodation and, years later, the delight of moving them back as they start their own families in their first homes.

Whether you’re moving to or from Acomb, our hundreds of 5* reviews will put your mind at ease that no matter the size of the job, large or small, we’ve got you covered.

What’s Acomb Like?

If you’re looking at Acomb as a destination you’ll want to know what there is available for residents, this handy guide takes a closer look at local amenities.

Student and Single Person Removals in Acomb

Going to university will likely be the first time you have left home, here at 1 Van 1 Man we understand that this can be exciting and daunting in equal measure. Moving home might be cited as one of life’s top stress-related milestones, but thanks to our local knowledge of Acomb (and our friendly and personal service) moving into your student house or halls of residence doesn’t need to be.

Whether you’re heading a couple of miles away into the bright lights of York, or travelling further afield for your academic adventure, you can count on us to get you there with the minimum of fuss.  

Small Business Removals in Acomb

Acomb has a fantastic mix of businesses, with independent and household names rubbing shoulders with bustling community spaces. Add in a lower than national average vacancy rate, and a commitment for significant investment from City of York Council, and you’ve got yourself a thriving business hub stretching along Front Street and beyond.

We have moved an array of business to and from Acomb over the years, from flooring companies to the smaller self-starters that form the backbone of this lively community. Whatever your needs might be, our competitive prices and local connections mean your business is taken care of.


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What makes us the smart choice for your removal needs? 

  • Friendly and personal service
  • 5* ratings across multiple independent platforms
  • Local business supporting local people
  • Fully insured to protect your goods
  • Flexibility to meet your unique requirements
  • Local, national and overseas coverage

Please note that although we're based in York, all our services are offered nationwide - including Acomb. It doesn't matter what you're moving, or where you're moving to and from - we have it covered with our highly rated, flexible service.

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