Transporting your Christmas tree home safely

Bringing some festive cheer into your home is as simple as the creation of a dazzling Christmas tree, lighting up the heart of your property. This effect is always heightened further by the purchase of a real tree, but this is an option that is commonly shrugged off due to the unknown efforts required. This…

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London’s new 24-hour bus lane regulations

As of 13th September 2020, TfL set out an extension of bus lane hours on London’s busiest roads. This change has resulted in a selection of lanes throughout the City operating for 24-hours a day as part of an aim to make bus journey times more reliable throughout the day for commuters during the recovery…

The Parliamentary Review

In June 2020, we featured within an article in The Parliamentary Review in regard to the government’s recently announced plans to expand the ULEZ zone within the City of London, and our fear for the impact on small, local businesses. The release of The Parliamentary Review is a key marker within the political calendar, one…

Changes to the Congestion Charge

From 22nd June 2020, the Government and TFL added a temporary change to the Congestion Charge. The alteration was put in place in a bid to aid London’s recovery from this global pandemic and to ensure that our city is not restricted by cars or congestion. The Mayor, Sadiq Khan, plans for this action to…

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How to load your van safely

If you are the new owner of a van or have rented one for a house move or furniture collection, you will need to take a few things into consideration before heading to the road to collect your load as there are health and safety regulations which you must abide to, as well as staying…

What do you need to hire a van?

Whether you are moving home and want to coordinate the move yourself or sorting out your garden and need to do tip run, you will probably need to hire a van to help with the process.  If you have never hired a van before, you might be wondering what documents and information you will need…

How can I stop my van from being broken into?

Van security is a top priority for tradespeople.  As the market for second-hand tools increases, tool theft continues to rise at a rapid pace.  The size and type of van is often irrelevant as thieves tend to be ruthless and opportunistic, making the back of any van rich pickings for greedy gangs. If you’re keeping…

Pavement parking – is it legal?

Pavement parking – is it legal?

It is often the case that drivers have no choice but to park their vehicle on the pavement, whether it be partly, or wholly, but are drivers legally allowed to do this? Are you likely to receive a fine? With a range of rumours circulating, we have laid out the facts, clear and simple, to…

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Van size required to move a three-bedroom house

Anyone who has ever arranged and undertaken a house move will know how physically and emotionally challenging it can be.  Coping with a major life change alongside the physical upheaval of moving home can take its toll.  Thank goodness that as a professional van hire company, we are able to tick at least one job…