What size Removal Van should I hire?
Depends on the size of your removal and how far is your new address.
The first and most important thing to do when planning to hire a Removal Van is to calculate how much stuff you have. And to avoid a common mistake of underestimating the size of your move, it is best to grab a pen and paper and go around the flat taking note of everything that you’re taking with you.
If you’re comfortable with using excel spreadsheet, you could download this Self Estimation Form, than all you have to do is fill in the quantities of items and the form will tell you the amount in cubic feet. If you’re not comfortable with excel, just contact us with the list and we can calculate it for you.
Here are some average figures:
Student move= up to 200 cubic feet
Suitable vehicle = Transporter or Small Transit van
Studio Flat = 200 – 400 cubic feet
Suitable vehicle = Transit Van (Small or medium wheel base)
One bedroom Flat/house = 300 – 500 cubic feet
Suitable vehicle = Large Transit Van Or Luton Van
Two Bedrooms Flat/house = 600 – 900 cubic feet
Suitable vehicle = Luton Van (3.5 T) or Small Truck (7.5)
Three Bedroom Flat/House = 800 – 1600 cubic feet
Suitable vehicle = Moving Truck 7.5 T
Four Bedroom House = Best to ask your local moving company to survey your property.
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We are more than happy to send you one of our surveyors to see the property and give you a quote, free of charge. Contact us now on 020 8811 2493 or via email.