Welcome to The Van About Town

The Van About Town are a friendly, family run removals service based in Ipswich but we also cover the rest of the UK too.

Our aim is to provide a quality man and van service that is efficient and cost effective so that customers use us again and again.

We always aim to be on time and to make sure that all of your items arrive in the same condition as they were in when we collected them. To help with this our van, a Ford Transit with a Luton body, has a carpeted floor, in addition, blankets and straps are used to protect and secure your items.

Every customer has the chance to leave feedback furthermore it is something that we encourage, as we want to have the best reputation of any local man and van company.

Please call us to discuss your requirements, check availability or for a free tailored quotation – regardless of whether you want an item delivered or a full removals service.

  • We’re fully insured.
  • We’re approved by Suffolk Trading Standards.
  • We’re careful to strap furniture securely and use protective blankets to prevent damage in transit.

We do single items to small house moves – and everything in between. We’ve even moved a two metre long pig statue before!


We use a pit stand and specialist straps designed to secure motorcycles.


Check out our testimonials, which are sourced from our Facebook, Checkatrade and AnyVan.

Waste Disposal

We are licensed waste carriers and can dispose of old furniture and appliances.


We are based in Ipswich but will travel anywhere on mainland Britain.

What you get with our professional removals service

When you hire The Van About Town, you get the hire of a van together with our experience and labour and there is also no need to pay a deposit in case of damage, not to mention, no mileage excess. Our van is also equipped with blankets and transit straps, as well as an external tail lift. Why would you hire a van when you can use a removals service?

Our van is fully insured for moving goods, we also have goods in transit insurance, up to £20,000, and public liability insurance. It is regularly cleaned and maintained to ensure it is always ready for action.

A photo of The Van About Town team - Adam and Paul
Suffolk Trading Standards
DBS Checked


  • An exceptional service for what turned out to be a more difficult and lengthy move than anticipated! Paul not only dismantled a bed and electric reclining sofa so that they could be moved but also re-assembled them in the new property. He remained courteous and polite throughout and took great care of the safety and security of our worldly goods. I would have no hesitation in employing Paul and The Van About Town again.

    R K
  • Great service at short notice. Thank you Paul. Would highly recommend.

    M J S
  • Paul was fantastic, did exactly as asked and worked spot on to the times. He communicated really well and had a tail lift, carrying equipment and protection. This was my best experience yet on Anyvan and I would not only use him again but urge other not to hesitate in hiring his services. Brilliant, thanks very much.

  • Prompt response to my enquiry. Friendly, efficient and helpful. Better value than others I received quotes from and great customer service too. Highly recommend!

    L E
  • Highly recommended , First class service from a top man , very helpful, excellent service . Would not ever chose anyone else The van About Town is always my first choice no one else comes close .

    T D
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