York Removals

Removals York - Local Favourite Removal Firm

Best house removal experts in York for professional service

For us, York truly is home sweet home (and that’s not just because of the city’s chocolatey history), so we can completely understand why we’ve seen the demand for our house removal services within the city and the suburbs grow so much since we started way back in 2008! With a fantastic array of schools, great transport links, and more activities than you can shake a stick at, it’s little wonder The Times called York a ‘northern star’ in its list of best places to live.

It doesn’t matter if you’re moving to York for the first time, relocating from Holgate to Heslington, or even bidding York a fond farewell, 1 Van 1 Man Removals York is here for you. 

Whether you’ve snapped up an apartment in Agar Street, a terraced house in Burton Stone Lane, or a detached one in Holgate Road, we will:

  • Move you confidently - our experienced team of friendly, uniformed staff are highly trained, fully experienced, and know York like nobody else
  • Move you efficiently - we plan the shortest, most convenient routes to save fuel consumption and costs
  • Move you affordably - our fees remain competitive without ever compromising on the quality of our service
  • Move you where you want - within the city or suburbs, around Yorkshire, or even nationally or internationally 
  • Move you when you want - that means 24/7 availability, including at weekends and on bank holidays
  • Move you with peace of mind - we include full public liability insurance and goods in transit cover as standard with every job

Our removals history with this great city ''York''

They say home is where the heart is, and that’s certainly true for us and the wonderful city of York. We don’t really have enough space here to explain all the reasons why York just might be the greatest city ever (sorry not sorry London), but ten minutes of wandering the city’s ancient streets and it’s difficult to argue anything else! 

We’re proud of the fact that from humble beginnings in the city in 2008 we’ve been able to grow, with the support of the fine residents of York, into the moving company we are today. One thing that has never changed over the years though is our commitment to providing the very best removal services at the very best prices. 

If you’re in need of a friendly, local York removals company for a residential or business task, large or small, 1 Van 1 Man Removals is the firm for you.

What other removal services can we offer in York? 

Although we made a name for ourselves as house removal specialists in York, we quickly recognised that our customers had many other requirements beyond a change of postcode. As a result, 1 Van 1 Man Removals has developed an enviable offering of transport solutions for both large and small-scale clients:

  • "You Move" self-loading transport with driver
  • Long-distance removals
  • House clearances
  • Furniture dismantling and assembly
  • Store collections
  • Single item pick-up and delivery
  • Music equipment, exhibition, and prop transportation
  • Emergency removals 
  • Sofa, furniture and white goods delivery and pick-up 
  • Qualified upright piano removals and transport
  • Rubbish removal (including white goods, carpets, scrap metal, and garden waste)
  • Nursing and care home removals
  • Flat-pack furniture assembly

Helping to move York’s students

Over the many years that we’ve been helping students move to and from the University of York and York St John University, we like to think we’ve picked up more than a little understanding of their specific needs and expectations. Whether that’s being available at short notice for emergency moves, or offering student discounts to help those tight budgets stretch that little bit further. 

We’ve enjoyed helping students take that big step from leaving their family homes across the country to move to one of York’s halls of residence, second and third year students move to areas such Fishergate, The Groves and Lawrence Street, and alumni move back home again, wherever that might be in the country. 

If you’re about to start your undergraduate course, why not make sure moving-stress isn’t another thing to worry about and let the professionals get you there hassle-free and ready to start your new life - with a few home comforts of course!

Here for York’s businesses 

With everything from the biggest brands to fledgling start-ups and pop-up eateries, York’s business community has always been a vibrant, exciting thing to be a part of. We’re proud to remain involved with it and to have helped so many others over the years, whether that’s moving into a new store in Stonegate, or relocating to a shiny new office in York Eco Business Centre. No matter your business, we’ve got the services you need, including: 

  • Office removals (including the option of furniture assembly)
  • Emergency stock delivery
  • Equipment transport
  • Document couriering 

We’re also more than happy to work around your business hours so disruption can be kept to a minimum. 

Which areas do we cover? 

Being based in York doesn’t mean that we’re tied to the city, in fact we’re not even tied to the county. Over the years, we’ve built up the ability to lend our pick up, transport and delivery expertise where our customers need them most, whether that’s locally, nationally or even internationally.


Our no obligation quotes include all fuel and insurance costs, and there are absolutely no hidden extras. We are confident that our prices are among the most competitive around, especially so for home removals in York and the surrounding areas. All quotes are provided free of charge, so please do get in contact on 01904 390 906, or get in touch via the ‘Request a Quote’ button here on our website. 

Please note that although we're based in York, all our services are offered nationwide - including York. 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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Excellent Service! I would highly recommend them. We forgot to confirm our removal via email. The day of the removal I woke up at 4.30am with a doubt I realize that the removal firm was indeed not confirmed (my fault). I called the manager Dale who managed to save the day by organising a last-minute team. The guys did a fantastic job, dismantling/reassembling an expensive ottoman bed and taking it up to the second floor through an incredibly tight staircase without a scratch. They wrapped and protected everything, also items which really didn't need any protection. Everything has been moved without a scratch to the furniture and the premises. And the price was not even comparable to other moving companies in York. I have been charged lucrative quotes from other companies, given that we did all the boxes, we had very few furniture (one king bed, a sofa, table and chairs) and the old and new places were just 3 roads away. I could not believe how different the quotes were and I could not understand how to justify such a huge difference. We eventually decided to take the "risk" to go with 1 Van 1 Man Removals who quoted us a fraction of the others. I am so pleased we decided to go with them, I cannot imagine what more they could have done! Highly recommended. Just remember to confirm your booking by email.

Holly Saunders

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We had a great experience moving with this Removals firm we hired in York and would recommend to others. From the efficiency and approachability of the admin team who help us book in to the reliable and cheerful packers and movers of 1 van 1 man. They were prompt, qualified and they made moving to a new house amazingly stress free! Thank you so much, you were all totally amazing! I couldn’t have asked for a better service!

Dorina Baku

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