Islington Removals and Man & Van Service

As a Which? Trusted Trader we have plenty of experience within the removal and storage industry helping your relocation to or from Islington go as smooth as possible.

Islington is a great for location for city workers, families and students, and we at JamVans we cater for removals both big and small.

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Your Islington Removals Company

As a fully professional removals company helping those moving to or from Islington, we know that you’ll want a service that’s safe and secure with your belongings. At JamVans, our aim has and always will be to ensure that our customers receive a valued and satisfied service that is second to none.

We pride ourselves on the services and facilities we offer including virtual surveys, state of the art ramps, high quality racking within all of our vans and external hoists for those top floor properties. We’re modern, professional and approachable – And, we don’t hide away from details.

Whether you have a lot of items or only need a helping hand with a few belongings, we’re here to make sure that your possessions get moved safely and to your times.

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How does a JamVans move work?

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No obligation on-site survey

Give us a call to arrange one of our surveyors to carry out a home survey and to provide a free, no obligation quote

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Discussing your requirements

Our surveyor will carry out a room by room survey of your property to assess the volume of your move and discuss packing, dismantling, parking and any other specific requirements.

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Confirmation

Your quote will arrive within 24 hours with a breakdown of the moving and optional services, plus a guide as to how JamVans will conduct your move. Should you have any further amendments we can as just the move to suit you.

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Get it all wrapped up

Once you have a fixed move date, confirm the services that you require. We then do the rest, arranging any parking and the delivery of packing materials if necessary.

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Relax

Sit back and wait for the big day. In the mean time, take advantage of our tips and advice area for guides to packing, parking and useful contacts, or speak to a member of our team.

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Just a few items?

Our Man & Van Service in Islington

If you only have a few items that you need to move then our professional Man and Van service in Islington might be the best option for you. There’s still a lot of items that can fit into our large vans safely and securely, and whether you need one man or two for your belongings we’re here to help make sure your items are transported as efficiently as possible. If you’re unsure which service you need you can contact us or fill in our quote generator online which only takes 2 minutes!

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Why Choose JamVans for your move?

 We have a minimum standard for each removal, specialist equipment provided for each move at no additional cost as well as quality packaging materials and insurance cover available.

  We know what we are doing. We never use agency staff, and unlike other removal companies, all our employees are fully trained.

 NoWe can provide a bespoke quote for each move so you know exactly what the cost of your move is with no hidden costs.

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We are a BAR Member & Which? Trusted Trader

At JamVans we are proud to be recognised as a BAR member. This means you will be choosing a Islington removal company that complies with Trading Standards, has fully trained staff and the correct insurances available for your move. We ensure a quality removal service whatever the size of your move, whether you are looking to use a man and van company or a full removal service.

Your Packing Options

Whether you want to pack yourself or get our team to do it for you, we have an option for you.

JamVans Fragile Packing Option

Fragile Pack

If you are happy to pack but want expert help with the delicate content, then our fragile packing service may be the one for you.

As the kitchen can be a daunting task, we will pack your whole kitchen and any china, glassware, pictures, mirrors and ornaments around your home.

JamVans Custom Packing Option

Custom Pack

Happy to pack but have an item that requires special attention?

Maybe a family heirloom or a high value item, we can tailor our packing to you.

Point these high value items out to your surveyor and your move team will bring additional packing materials to pack and wrap them for you.

JamVans Full Pack Packing Option

Full Pack

Leave it to the experts. Most moves are a busy time, have one less job by taking advantage of our most popular packing option.

We will pack everything in your property and you can relax knowing that everything has been taken care of by the professionals.

If your packing is carried out the day before the move, we will leave a couple of boxes for your last minute items and label these ‘essentials’.

JamVans Up-Packing Packing Option

Un-Packing

As the move takes up most of the day, generally, essential items will be unpacked on the day of your move with the majority of the un-packing to be carried out the day after.

We keep the same packing team for the un-packing process, so they are already familiar with your content and where you wish for items to go.

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Self pack

If you prefer to pack yourself we supply the boxes and packaging and deliver them to you prior to your move.

Please see our packing guides for a step by step process, give us a call or use our online chat and we are happy to provide advice.

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The JamVans difference

Want to get organised? We believe the key to the perfect move is in the planning. We can get boxes and packaging delivered out to you whether you want your boxes a month before your move or even just a few days.

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Parking in Islington for your move

We know parking in London can sometimes be a bit tricky, but don’t let parking scare you for your move. We’re more than happy to guide you through this and make it as easy as possible. However this information is here to be useful and let you know as much as possible in advance.

All council’s in London have to allow 20 minutes for loading and unloading removals in resident bays or yellow lines (although loading restrictions may apply). However, the majority of removals typically take longer than the permitted time, therefore, we will need to organise one of the following below.

Please note that the below information does not apply to Islington estates. If you are moving to or from an estate, contact your local area housing office for advice about getting a temporary estate parking permit.

Suspension Parking on removal day

This is where parking in a resident permit zone outside your property can be reserved for a certain amount of time. Yellow signs will be displayed on the posts to mark out clearly the space reserved and only registration plates assigned to the booking can park there. The cost for a resident to suspend a bay for sing day parking is £92.65 and £29.50 for each subsequent parking space per day. To make the suspension enforceable you are required to provide 14 days notice, this means that if an alternative vehicle is parked within a space, enough warning has been granted to get the vehicle removed.

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As we do not need to park directly outside the property on the packing day, it is more cost efficient to display a visitor vouchers or an e-voucher, however, if you do not have access to these then a parking permission is your next best option. The parking permission allows you to park in a resident permit holder bays or on single yellow lines at any time (providing those loading restrictions are not in force) Monday – Friday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm. The cost of a parking permission is £25 per vehicle, per day.

Permission to park anywhere in resident zone or single yellow line

If you can simply park on the road, there are a few things to consider; Are you able to reserve enough space for the removal vehicle to park close enough? If not, then a suspension may be the best option however, it is still important to display a valid permit. If you think you can save enough space, then please read the following:

If you do not have any access to vouchers to display in the vehicle to park in a resident bay or we need to load on a single yellow for 20 minutes, then most councils charge for a ‘permission to park’ where you can load and unload on a single yellow or resident bay, or park whilst packing. However, Islington is slightly different as in most cases you can park near your property for domestic removals for free. Liveried vehicles (vehicles that clearly show the removal companies branding and logo) can park for an unlimited amount of time as long as the following is adhered:

  • Loading must be continuous
  • You must be parked on a single yellow line or in a residents bay
  • There must be no other loading restriction in place

If at any stage you think there will be breaks in the loading and unloading then we suggest you purchase a permission to park within a bay and not on a yellow line.

Have red lines outside your property?

Although these roads may be within your council boundaries, they will be managed by Transport for London. Red routes make up 5% of London’s road, but carry 30% of traffic so a specific set of rules apply. Please click here for details on the options that apply.

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All staff are so professional, yet friendly. By far the best service I’ve experienced.

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Better value storage for you

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Want us to pack for you?

With a range of packing services available, we’ve got every option to suit you. Let us manage the whole moving process and take the stress out of moving.

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