Removals York | A Well-Established, Fully Insured, Removal Company in York

If you are moving to or from York and need help with domestic removals or commercial moves, house clearances, packing or storage, Jorvik Removals York is the company for you. Contact UsCall Us

Why Choose Jorvik Removals York?

Our moving experience and knowledge has been past down from father to son for 3 generations (over 70 years).

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All our removal porters/drivers are fully trained in removals & packing plus almost all our employees have worked for us for a long time. So you can be rest assured that all your household goods will be transported with the up most care and attention to detail.

We use all necessary protective materials needed including sofa covers and mattress covers (on request) and FREE loan of packing boxes!

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A York Removal Company You Can Rely On

Free Quote & Self Survey

To receive your free removals service quote, simply provide us with the details of your request: contact information, move-out and move-in locations, type and size of the property, as well as what floor, if applicable.

We will then send you a price estimate, which you will need to confirm online or over the phone. Just specify any additional needs you may have and we will tailor the removal service to suit your needs. Get your quote at any time. Get your quote at any time.

Business Removals

Business removals and delivery services. Whether you’re setting up a new office or relocating your business to another location, we offer customised removal services to cater to your every need. From office equipment to documents, our staff will securely pack your belongings and safely transport it to the drop location on time. We also undertake single item deliveries and multiple drops.

Short-term/long-term storage

Short-term and long-term storage
We offer a safe and secure self-storage facility in York with 24-hour access. You can choose from our range of dry and clean storage units for your furniture and document storage needs. Whether you require temporary storage space whilst moving house or archive storage for your business needs, we’ve got your covered. Alternatively we also rent 20ft shipping containers on Clifton moor in york.

Expert Loading

We will get in touch with you prior to moving day to remind you of the service. Ensure that there’s a convenient parking space for the movers to position their vehicle. Upon meeting them, you can discuss any special requests you might have, such as what already packed belongings you wish to go first in the removals van or whether some boxes need to be handled with extra care.

The removals crew will get on with the job expertly and load and secure your items carefully onto the moving truck. They’ve got all the necessary equipment and gear to carry out even emergency moving services while you sit back and watch.

Secure Transportation

Whether you’re within the UK or you are venturing out for good to an EU country, rest assured that your movable property is in safe hands. The removals service is fully insured if your items are packed by our professionals. As long as you leave the packing to us, your items will be comprehensively covered during the A to B transportation process.

The teams are equipped with reliable GPS systems, allowing them to deliver your furniture, personal belongings or commercial equipment in the shortest time frame possible via a direct route to your new address. It’s that easy and simple! Just secure a convenient parking spot for the moving team at the delivery location.

Smooth Unloading

We will do our best to transport the load to your new address as quickly as possible, subject to traffic. Upon delivery, the unloading of your items will be done with the same care, diligence and attention to detail as the loading process was carried out. Your items will be safely taken off the truck and moved into the property in a secure and efficient manner.

The removals crew will place each and every box in their designated room (according to your labelling system). Upon request, they will assemble any dismantled pieces of furniture for you at no extra cost.

If you are looking for a reliable removals service in York, look no further than Jorvik Removals & Self Storage Ltd.

Our team of experienced and trained movers use protective materials to ensure your belongings are transported safely and securely.

Our comprehensive services include:

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Residential
We specialise in planning full house removals and our aim is to make things simple for you and at an affordable rate.
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Commercial

We provide a personalised York business removals service for businesses big and small. Office removals planned to avoid unnecessary disruption.
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Packing Service

Our in-house team of professional movers and packers will carefully pack all your treasured possessions using protective packing materials and specialist crates, giving you one less thing to worry about.
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Self-Storage

Our self-storage solutions provide a safe place for you to keep old documents, furniture or other items.
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House Clearance

For over 70 years, we’ve been providing first-class house clearance service to home movers in Yorkshire.
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Student Removal

Jorvik provide a student removals service in York whether you are moving to or from York University or you are simply moving items from one property to the next, we can help.
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Antique Movers

One of the main worries when it comes to moving house is the issue of valuables. The removal of fine art and antiques has to be handled correctly and by specialists.
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General Info

Our Office

2b Kettlestring Lane,
York,
North Yorkshire
YO30 4XF

Business Hours

M-F: 9am – 5pm
Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Sunday: Appointments Only

What Our Customers Are Saying

Jorvik asks all its customers on how well it has undertaken their move. Here are just a few of the most recent customer reviews.

  • DT

    Excellent from start to finish. Efficient, friendly and professional 2 vans made removing final bits easier. Staff both in office base and on removal were all brilliant and timely. Recommend to anyone. Service great

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  • Daniel Keenan

    Absolutely top class service. The guys who came and did our move between Christmas and New Year were professional and did a fantastic job packing us up and moving us. I can't recommend them highly enough

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  • Emma Shipley

    Absolutely amazing service I cannot thank you all enough, you completely took the stress out of moving and made it very easy. The team did amazing even in the hot temperatures they didn't stop. You all went over and above what I expected! Thank you all again and I would highly recommend

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  • Amy Price

    What can I say? A great team of lads that know how to get the job done. I had tonnes and tonnes of stuff to move and not once did they complain. They helped with our big move to Barnsley even though they’d been on the job all day. We appreciated the hard work and totally recommend anyone to use their services

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  • Philip Cox

    Amazing service at a very reasonable price. The movers were highly professional, very friendly and made us feel like we were in really safe hands. Would definitely use them again.

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  • GemmaB-130

    Excellent from start to finish ! Highly recommend Melissa and her team are fab at what they do would not use anyone else!

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  • Joe

    What a fantastic job !! Arrived on the dot ...the the 2 men very massively helpful and went out of there way . Would definitely recommend.

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  • LisaT-114

    Cheapest removal company I found and the service doesn't reflect this. Both lads were more than willing to go out of their way to help us while we were moving,which is stressful enough to anyone. Could not recommend enough. Thank you.

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  • Sandra H

    reasonable price excellent service

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  • Danielle Green

    The three men that turned up to move us did a very good job getting our sofa out as the last removal men struggled for over half an hour.
    Brilliant price ! Brilliant service ! Would defiantly use you again and will be recommending you to all my friends !

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  • Matt Lovett

    A flawless move - 2 helpful people who took a lot of care with our stuff. They worked hard all day! Great value for money.

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  • Jason Moore

    Absolutely would recommend this company super professional and even helped with the stress levels of moving. Would use again in a flash

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  • AnnH-668
    We used these guys to put all our furniture into their storage then a week later when we got keys to our other property they moved us in.very friendly and Melissa was fantastic as one minute it was going to be 20/12/16 for moving into our property but was then told 21/12/16.on speaking to Melissa to explained this she said not a problem nothing was too much trouble for these guys once again thanks very much.our move was stress free thanks to these guys.would recommend these to anyone wanting to put stuff in storage or for a full house move or both.
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  • Janice Scott-Collier

    This is our second move using Jorvik. As I said in my first review, save yourself stress, time and money and use Jorvik. Melissa is worth her weight in gold, that girl made everything happen, nothing was too much trouble. The lads turned up and worked like Trojans, I cannot thank them enough for all the sheer graft they put in. Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year to you all. THANK YOU

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  • Deborah H

    Excellent service. Worked really hard all day for my mother in laws move, very friendly and reliable and competitive price would highly recommend

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  • Jeanette M

    Dear Melissa. I cannot praise your moving guys enough. Matthew and Lewis were very polite, neat and extremely efficient. No job too big. Thank you very much, the move went very well.
    Unfortunately they seem to have forgotten their tools for dismantling furniture here (3 smallish, heavy boxes). Do they have a job in this area soon to be able to fetch them? If you like I could post them to you and you could reimburse me for the postage. Kind regards, Jeanette M

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  • Jodie Ann Watts

    If we had spent thousands of pounds on a big name removal company we would not have had better service! Honestly, I cannot recommend Jorvik enough.
    Melissa gave us a call the day before the move to double-check all the details.
    On the day we had Melvyn & Daniel who just got on and emptied the house they were very friendly and efficient and packed all our items with the utmost care!
    We will definitely be recommending to friends & family.
    Many Thanks once again Jorvik

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  • Mrs T

    Jorvik removals and storage are brilliant, they arrived when they said they would and worked solidly packing all my boxes and items onto the vans. The team were excellent, friendly, professional and fun. They moved items as requested and did an excellent job at the other end. It was a cold miserable day but they were cheerful. Melissa coordinated the move seamlessly and the company are definitely to be recommended.

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  • Craig Grant

    Very professional can recommend highly. Jorvik did a brilliant job handling delicate items and dismantling large furniture through tight access. Seemed like everything was packed in no time at all. Great, fast service, best Removals in York area thanks Jorvik

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  • Tony Batten

    We cannot thank Jorvik enough for helping us move home. They are polite, prompt and well priced.
    Melissa is lovely and cannot do enough to help. She is always friendly, even though they are clearly very busy.
    We used the self storage as well as Jorvik removals. The self storage was clean and tidy and very secure!
    The gents who came to move our house were excellent and took great care of all our things. They also helped us out with extra boxes. Thank you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve any questions for us, this is the place to find the answer. And if it’s not covered here, feel free to pick up the phone and call us…

How much will my removal cost?

There are many factors that are taken into consideration when calculating the price, distance, size of vehicle, access and packing are just some of the obvious ones. Always try to get your property viewed to avoid any doubts, getting a quote over the phone does work but is not as reliable as a survey. We only give quotations, not estimates. Try to avoid being given estimates by other companies as their final bill may be larger than you expected.

What do removal costs include?

Jorvik removals prices are tailored to your needs. Our basic service supplies you with a removal van with a crew and includes travelling and goods in transit insurance, but you may choose extra services such as packing and storage too.

How long will my removal take?

There are several factors that affect the time it takes to complete a removal. The obvious ones are the number of goods and the distance they are moving. Some may be less obvious but are just as important. Simple things like having to park ten feet further from your house due to parked cars can severely change the time it takes to load or unload. Try to inform us of anything that may happen or be different on the day of your removal, even if it does not seem that important and the main hold up on removals day is receiving the keys to your new property from your agent so for small moves its sometimes better to start a little later if your not expecting to get the keys until 12pm-1pm.Usually a two bedroom house should take 4-5 hrs with no hold ups but if you give us a call we can advise you how long your move will take.

Can I move at the Weekend?

We are able to carry out your removal at any time that is convenient for you. We don’t charge any extra for saturdays but different days and times may carry a premium to reflect the extra cost of staff.

What size of van will I get?

The size of the van is decided by our staff based on a survey of your home. It is our responsibility to get this right. Always use a company with experience and a good reputation to ensure that they will. If a survey has not been carried out, we will use the information that you have provided us with to calculate the size of van required. As long as you have been honest then it will still be our responsibility to get it right.

Can I do my own packing?

Yes is the simple answer. If you do your own packing, use boxes that are a suitable size and strength. Make sure you seal all your boxes as well, open top boxes like banana boxes make it impossible to safely stack your goods in the van. Always find out how packing your own boxes affects your insurance, most companies will only recognise damages if the box has been dropped or crushed. If you are unsure or struggling to get suitable boxes, we can supply you with what you need.

Do you dismantle and reassemble my furniture?

Unless this was agreed in the quote, all items needing dismantled are expected to be done and ready to move before the we arrive. If agreed in the quote, our staff will carry out the dismantling and reassembly as agreed. It is essential that you say what is required at the quotation stage to allow for the necessary time and equipment to be provided.

How do I pay for my removal?

Once you have accepted our Quote, we require full payment before or on the morning of your removal. This can be paid via cheque, debit or credit card and BACS.

How do I move house with a dog/cat?

its best to lock your pet in a single room with the least amount of items to move and clearly label the door with a sticker “Do Not Open’ then when most of the move is complete you can move into another empty room with your pet while the removals team move the last few items from the last room before relocating to your new property.

Are my goods insured?

Yes, your goods will be covered by insurance during your removal and during storage. During your removal, your goods will be insured up to £50,000 per van and during storage if you require insurance you can aquire this through insurastore.com as we are a partner so just look for our dropdown link  always read in north yorkshire. Always view the full details of insurance and the terms and conditions.

What time will the van arrive?

Generally, our staff start work between six and eight o’clock in the morning. We aim to be at your address between 8:30 am and 9:00 am in the morning. If you are moving long distance we will liaise with you and give you an estimated time of arrival. Sometimes, for many reasons we can be delayed, however, we will always arrive.

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