Record University Places Mean Busiest Month Ever For Removals Industry

As UCAS revealed last week that more students than ever have accepted places at university, the removal industry is set for one of their busiest months of all time. The record-breaking year for university acceptances means that 401,540 students will be moving to their chosen institute to study in September, meaning thousands of budding scholars will be using the services of a student removal service to transport their belongings into their halls of residence.

Ralph Gosine, founder of Van Man York, a leading removals firm serving a number of popular university towns in the area, says, “The vast number of students being accepted onto courses at university means that we will need to be prepared for what will surely be one of our busiest ever months. We have recently acquired a brand-new Mercedes Sprinter with tail-lift to help us to cope with the demand for our services, and we are receiving bookings weeks in advance for students who want us to help them transport their belongings all over the country.”

Van Man York mostly caters for removal jobs in the North Yorkshire region, which houses the university towns of York, Hull, Doncaster and of course Leeds, which is home to three of the country’s major further education institutes. However, the man with a van in York has been known to accept jobs anywhere in the country, from Aberdeen to Axminster. Whether studying medicine in Manchester, law in London or graphic design in Glasgow, Van Man York can carry out removal jobs anywhere in the country.

The busiest time of the year for removal men, Van Man York are often swamped with requests for student removals, even on the day of the move! To avoid disappointment it is advised that students plan ahead. Many of the booking slots for university removals book up quickly, so it is crucial for students to book early to ensure that there is a van in the fleet that can carry out their job. This is most important for the students who are moving their belongings to the other side of the country; if they have accepted a prestigious place at Oxford or Cambridge, or they are crossing the borders into Scotland or Wales for their university experience, prior booking is vital to minimise the stress of moving.

Many students moving into halls of residence don’t need to take furniture, just their personal belongings, so it is possible to team up with friends and do a joint removal service with multiple drop-off points in the same area; quotes are available from Van Man York.

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With removal services available across the length and breadth of Yorkshire and even further afield, Van Man York provides comprehensive removal options for anyone looking to relocate.