You only have to whisper the name Scarborough around 1 Van 1 Man headquarters and you’ll notice eyes mist over as memories of sandcastles on the beach, donkey rides, and sticky ice cream hands in the summer sun come flooding back! As a proud Yorkshire company, we’re always excited to see a job come up in the county’s premier seaside town, even if we have swapped deckchairs and donuts for ratchet straps and removal vans!
We’ve been delighted over the years to meet and work with many of Scarborough’s friendly residents and members of the business community. We’re definitely looking forward to meeting many more over the coming years.
With excellent road and rail links, not one but two fantastic beaches on your doorstep, regular cultural festivals and events, and easy access to key services, it’s little wonder we’ve seen the demand for our house removal services increase over the years we’ve been operating in the YO11 area. Whether that’s moving someone from out of country to a sea view apartment on the Esplanade or Belmont Road, or a family from a terrace in Raleigh Street to a detached house in Woodland Ravine, we offer:
Did you know that one of Scarborough’s most recognisable landmarks, the Grand Hotel, owes its appearance to the humble year? Its four towers (or dumplings to some) represent the seasons, it has 12 floors to mirror the months, 52 chimneys to signify the weeks, and 365 rooms to symbolise the days!
We may have made a name for ourselves in the Scarborough area with our top-class house removal services, but we’ve been steadily adding more and more options over the years to help our customers with as wide a variety of tasks as possible, including:
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Visitors have been taking advantage of Scarborough’s fresh sea air for over 400 years, since then the town and its businesses have grown to meet the demands of tourists and residents alike. Whether you own a sweet shop along Foreshore Road, or you’re one of the 50+ businesses on Scarborough Business Park, 1 Van 1 Man is here for you. We can offer:
Want to know more about the cost of a job? We would love to hear from you! Our friendly staff are on hand to offer free, tailored quotes with no-obligation and no hard-sell via telephone on 01904 390 906, or through our website.Request a quote
From the more traditional curtain-raisers held in The Stephen Joseph Theatre, to the annual delights of Seafest, Acoustic Gathering, and Scarborough Jazz Festival, there’s so much more to this culturally vibrant town than 99s and 2p machines! Add in fantastic museums and art galleries, the last remaining seaside orchestra in the country, and the alfresco delights of the Open Air Theatre, and you’ve got a recipe for success. If you’re part of Scarborough’s creative and cultural scene, we can help with transporting:
We know that your items are precious to you, which is why we offer full public liability and goods in transport insurance as standard. In addition, we use industry-approved packing materials and techniques to ensure everything arrives safe and sound without a scratch.
As big fans of the town’s events and eccentricities (we’re looking at you Battle of Peasholm reconstructions) we like to keep informed with what’s coming up via the Visit Scarborough Event Page.
Please note that although we're based in York, all our services are offered nationwide - including Scarborough. 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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The below reviews are from certified clients on Google who moved with us... nom nom
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.
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!