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Not sure what size van you’re going to need? This guide will give you an idea of the size of the typical vans you can book and the typical jobs they’re best for. But remember that it’s always best to discuss your needs over the phone with your Man with a Van service provider before finalising your booking. If you get stuck, you can always call our team and we’ll be happy to help.

What Size Van?

Please remember that this is a guide and that your Man with a Van service provider will be able to provide the exact dimensions of their vehicle.

A Small Van

Great for getting around built-up areas and moving a few small items. Just moving clothes and a couple of boxes? This is for you.

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Length: 1.2m

Width: 1.5m

Height: 1.2m

Payload: 600-900 KG

Capacity: 2.5m2

Seats: 2 including the drivers
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A Medium Van

Britain’s favourite van, offering a large load capacity and small enough to still easily get around built-up areas. These are great for moving to a small flat or if you don’t have much furniture.

Length: 2.4m

Width: 1.7m

Height: 1.4m

Payload: 1200 KG

Capacity: 8.3m2

Seats: 3 including the drivers

A Large Van

A long wheelbase, high-top version of the medium van. These vans are incredibly versatile due to their size/load capacity. If you’re moving to a small house or two-bedroom flat, this should be just what you need. Most Man & Van service providers offer this size van.

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Length: 3.4m

Width: 1.7m

Height: 1.7m

Payload: 1200 KG

Capacity: 14m2

Seats: 3 including the drivers
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A Huge Van

The Luton van is perfect for large and heavy items, moving offices, or a 3-bedroom house. These vans are fantastic, the rear wheels don’t cut into the load space and the added height means they can move far more than the smaller vans. If in doubt, book a Luton. Remember to consider access to the pick-up and drop-off locations as these vans need a lot of space to work.

Length: 4 - 6.7m (up to 8m with a tail lift)

Width: 2m

Height: 2.4m

Payload: 1200 - 1700KG

Capacity: up to 22m2

Seats: 3 including the drivers