Colchester in Essex is Britain's oldest recorded town, with a history dating back over 2000 years. Still a popular modern town with many visitor attractions, Colchester is home to one of Europe's finest Zoos, Colchester Castle, as well as fantastic places to eat, drink and shop. With a population exceeding 121,859, Compare the Man and Van drivers are found dotted throughout the town and are easy to locate and book on our website.
Colchester is 80 km northeast of London and is connected to the capital by the A12 road and the Great Eastern Main Line. It is seen as a popular town for commuters, and is less than 48 km away from Stansted Airport and 32 km from the passenger ferry port of Harwich. Should you wish to transport luggage or items from Colchester to Stansted airport or the nearby port, Compare the Man and Van will have a great quote for a man and van to accommodate your move.
• Moving white goods and furniture;
• eBay item delivery;
• Office moves;
• Transporting bikes;
• University student removals;
• Bulky parcel delivery;
• Moving instruments and PA equipment; and
• Transporting theatre and stage equipment ... plus many more!
All of our service providers are fully insured and come equipped to transport your items safely and securely in and around Colchester. Plus, if you wish to travel in the van with the driver you can do so at no extra charge.
Some notable contemporary residents of Colchester include members of the Britpop group Blur (Damon Albarn, the group's lead singer and guitarist Graham Coxon went to Stanway School in Colchester), the television and radio presenter Dermot O' Leary and the 17th Century author Daniel Defoe.
Colchester also houses The Mercury Theatre - an active theatre venue involved in putting on plays of national and international importance, as well as in the creation of its own theatre pieces by local artists (Made in Colchester). The theatre is located right next to Balkerne Gate and stands on the western part of the town centre.