Snape Removals: Your Trusted Local Man & Van Company

The name Snape might come from the Old Norse for an area of boggy, uncultivated land, but the village today is anything but a damp squib! Ideally located between the Yorkshire Dales and the North York Moors and with some of Yorkshire’s finest countryside on the doorstep, we’re always happy to be in the area, whether that’s helping out a resident with a removals task, or enjoying a wander around the lovely grounds of Thorp Perrow when we have some time off.

A village fit for royalty

If you’re keen to follow in the footsteps of famous Snape residents Cecily Neville (mother of both Edward IV and Richard III) and Catherine Parr (Henry VIII’s sixth and final wife) by moving into the village, well, we commend your taste! With a fine selection of stone cottages to choose from, a wisteria-clad pub to frequent, and easy access to the A1, we can certainly understand why demand for our expertise in the DL8 area has only increased in recent years.

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If you’d like to speak to us about receiving a free, tailored, no-obligation quote. Simply give us a call on 01904 390 906 or get in touch via the button below.

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Why choose us for your house removal in Snape?

  • We’re sticklers for timekeeping: The last thing you need on the day of your move is to be kept waiting
  • We keep prices clear: do you find it annoying when a company suddenly adds on loads of extra costs and charges to a quote? Us too, that’s why we don’t do it
  • We’re available 24/7: life is rarely a 9 - 5 which is why we’re available when you need us, including at weekend and on bank holidays
  • We keep costs low: from plotting the shortest, most convenient routes for fuel efficiency, to maintaining our vans to the highest standards. We’re all about passing on the savings to you
  • We’re professionals: we only employ the best, which means that all of our uniformed, courteous team share the same high standards and belief in customer care that you expect.
  • We keep in touch: we get in touch on the day of the move to make sure everything is going okay. In the meantime, if you ever have any questions for us, we’d be delighted to answer them.

Snape - not a bog-standard castle

Because of the marshy land on which it was built, the now partly derelict Snape Castle doesn’t have any traditional foundations, instead it sits on massive oaken piles which were driven into the ground around 700 years ago! 

An active community

To keep up to date with the latest events and activities in Snape, head over to the Parish Council’s website.

Peace of mind as standard

Your peace of mind is of paramount importance to us, which is why, unlike many other companies, we include full public liability and goods in transit insurance as standard with all of our jobs. Accidents are thankfully extremely rare, but we want you to know your goods are in safe hands.  

Complete transport and delivery services in Snape

Much like the Romans who built the villa in Snape many centuries ago, here at 1 Van 1 Man we’re proud of our ability to innovate and adapt. Though for us that means adapting to the developing needs of our customers, rather than acclimatising to the famously changeable Yorkshire climate from a Mediterranean one!

We can offer: 

  • House clearances
  • Single item pickup and delivery
  • Furniture dismantling and assembly
  • Sofa and furniture delivery
  • You Load’ self-load van hire with professional driver
  • Single item pick-up and delivery
  • eBay pick-ups and delivery 
  • Self-storage service
  • Rubbish removal (including garden waste, carpets, mattresses, scrap metal, house fittings, and white goods)
  • Qualified upright piano transport
  • Nursing and care home removals
  • Discreet removals at sensitive times 

Ready to operate here, there and everywhere! 

We pride ourselves on having the best local knowledge in the business - it’s fair to say we know Snape and Bedale like the back of our hands! Despite our strong ties to Yorkshire, having operated in the area since 2008, we know that our customers sometimes need us to help them beyond the borders, which is why we’re happy to work locally, nationally and even internationally, wherever and whenever you need us most.  

Please note that although we're based in York, all our services are offered nationwide - including Snape. 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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