Full Packing Service

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Full Packing Service

Our packers bring a high level of expertise to packing that will ensure the safety of these items.

Packing up your house yourself before the removal men arrive is certainly cheaper than hiring the removal men to pack as well and many people might think house packing services is an unnecessary expense.

With certain items you may be right, however, when it comes to the more valuable items and breakables such as glass and crockery, professional packing can make the difference between success and disaster.

For anything valuable or breakable, specific materials will need to be hired regardless of whether you use a house packing service or not and in a lot of cases, there is surprisingly quite an art to removal packing.

Our packers will carefully pack all your treasured possessions using protective packing materials

Whether it’s your straightforward Mahogany, Victorian glass-fronted cabinet or your marble Rhinoceros sculpture with painfully thin tusks and ears, the item can incur anything from scratches to decapitation if it is not packed properly.

At Jorvik Removals, our packers bring a high level of expertise to packing that will ensure the safety of these items.

Packing services requirements differ from house to house and sometimes there will be very little reason for house packing services. In other cases, it will be essential and it is always worthwhile to get some advice from us.

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A 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.

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.

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.

  • William Leech

    great service fantastic value for money great people to deal with they treat you like family

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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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  • Gavin Feetenby

    Outstanding service ..very well organised and very efficient .my wife and I have moved 3 times now and usually it's a chore after the removal firms have just dumped the things n gone these guys really did everything n made me feel at ease they were careful covered my furniture sofa etc everything just well what can I say but just professional ..Thanks a lot, guys.

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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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  • Rachel Wing

    Excellent service, very professional and reliable. We were really impressed with the company, the team were really polite and careful when moving us. We have moved a number of times and this company were the best we have used. Would highly recommend

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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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  • Vicky Reeson

    Awesome experience today! Lads were efficient and helpful. Moved us swiftly and nothing was too much trouble absolutely brilliant, would highly recommend 👍👍👍

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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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  • 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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  • Cait

    Fantastic pair of guys. Couldn't of made it any more stress free, great sense of humour and super helpful.

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  • Lewis

    Very happy with the two people who came to do the removals, very professional and efficient. They handled all our furniture with care and everything was strapped down and covered in protective blankets where they thought it was necessary. I'd definitely recommend them to anyone I know who're moving

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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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  • 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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  • KeithL-116

    Just used Jorvik Removals for a local house move at short notice and thankfully they were brilliant. The guys were friendly and courteous and took care of my furniture as if it was their own. Highly recommended. Keith

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  • Rich

    Arrived on time.2 guys friendly and efficient.Worked quickly and carefully Provided plenty of boxes for us to use

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Alexander Andrews

    These guys are helpful, efficient and reasonably priced. This will be the second time we have moved with them, doubt it will be the last. Awesome service all round.

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  • Sandra H

    reasonable price excellent service

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Jorvik Removals & Self Storage Ltd

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

01904 59 11 59

08000 56 33 93

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…

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 although 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.

How long will my Packing take?

Usually a two bedroom house should take about 3-4 hrs, 3 bed about 4-6 hrs and a 4 bed approx 6-8 hrs to fully pack all your home but if you would prefer to do some or all of the packing yourself then we can provide a free box loan service. give us a call we can advise you how long your packing may take.

What do packing costs include?

Jorvik removals prices are tailored to your needs. Our basic service supplies you with a with a crew of 2 men to pack and includes all packing materials required to carry out a first class packing service and goods in transit insurance, but you may choose extra services such as storage and international packing too.

How do I move house with a dog/cat?
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 cash, debit or credit card and BACS.

Are my goods insured?

Yes, your goods will be covered by insurance  During your removal, your goods will be insured up to £50,000 per van and during storage we can arrange insurance though insurastore.com at an extra charge, always read 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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