Half-a-Day Van Hire

Are you in need of a straightforward and dependable van hire service right in the center of South London? Whether your day takes you through the vibrant heart of London, down the buzzing streets of Croydon, along the charming, history-rich lanes of Cross Road, or amidst the beautiful, green expanses of Eltham, we’ve got just the thing for you with our half-day van hire. It’s just perfect for when you’ve got to get something done fast, like a spur-of-the-moment move or a bit of courier work that won’t take all day. Our service is all about making things easy and efficient for you. With a big range of vans ready to go, we ensure we have exactly what you need, so you don’t have to fuss or worry.

Imagine you’ve suddenly got to move a piece of furniture, pick up some bulky items from a shop, or deliver goods for your small business. You don’t need a van for a whole day, just a few hours. That’s where we step in. Our half-day option gives you enough time to complete your tasks without paying for more time than you need. Plus, we’re right here in your local area, understanding exactly what folks in London, Croydon, Cross Road, and Eltham need from a van hire service. Quick, easy, and tailored just for you – that’s our promise. So, why wait? Grab a van for half a day and tick those tasks off your list with zero hassle.

Van Options To Hire a Van For Half-a-Day

Our diverse fleet caters to all needs, featuring small, medium, and large vans and specialised vehicles. Each van has modern amenities like GPS and air conditioning to make your journey comfortable and straightforward. Whether you’re moving a few items across town or need something larger for band equipment, we’ve got you covered.

Benefits to Hire a Van For Half-a-Day in the Local Area


Pick up and return on your schedule, even outside opening hours.


A wide range of vans to suit any task.


Locations across South London for easy access.


Competitive pricing for half-day hires.

Why Choose Us for Half-a-Day Van Hire?

Unmatched Fleet SizeFlexibility

The largest independent retail fleet in South London.

No Fuss Return

Return your van at a time that suits you, not just within opening hours.

Last-minute Availability

We've got you covered, even on short notice.

Local Expertise

Deep knowledge of London, Croydon, Cross Road, and Eltham areas.

Easy Booking Process

Our service is designed to be local, personalised, and, above all, convenient for you. Whether it’s a small move, a business delivery, or anything in between, we’re here to help make it happen smoothly.

Securing your van is straightforward. Visit our website, choose your van, and book online. Or, if you prefer, give us a call, or send an email. We’re here to make your van hire experience as seamless as possible.

Get in Touch

For enquiries or to book your half-a-day van hire, contact us at:

Phone: 020 7277 9853

Email: info@pacevanhire.com, newcross@pacevanhire.com, croydon@pacevanhire.com, eltham@pacevanhire.com



All our vans meet the Euro 6 standards, allowing you to travel within the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) without paying a daily charge of £12.50. You’ll automatically be compliant when you hire from us.

FAQS on Half-a-Day Van Hire

What exactly does a half-day van hire include?

Half-a-day van hire provides you with the use of a van for up to 4 hours. This service is ideal for quick moves, deliveries, or any task that requires a van for a short period. It includes access to our range of vans, from compact models suitable for small loads to larger vans for moving furniture or bulkier items.

How do I determine which van size is best for my needs?

When you contact us, let us know what you plan to transport. Based on the items’ dimensions and weight, we can recommend the most suitable van size. Our fleet includes various sizes, ensuring we can match the van to your specific requirements, making your hire cost-effective and efficient.

Are there any restrictions on where I can drive the van?

Our half-day van hire service is designed for local use within London, Croydon, Cross Road, Eltham, and surrounding areas. If you plan to go further afield, please discuss this with us at the time of booking to ensure compliance with our terms and any additional considerations, such as mileage limits.

Can I extend my half-day hire if my task takes longer than expected?

Yes, you can extend your hire period subject to van availability. We recommend contacting us as soon as you realise you need more time, and we’ll do our best to accommodate your request. Additional charges may apply based on the extended time.

What do I need to bring when collecting the van?

Please bring your driving licence and a secondary form of ID, such as a utility bill or bank statement, for proof of address. You’ll also need to have a valid payment method for the hire and any deposits required.

Contact Pace Van Hire

Speak to our team.

If you are looking to hire a van long term and want to know more about our business contract hire packages, don’t hesitate to get in touch. You shouldn’t settle for second best when it comes to keeping your company operating efficiently. Give us a call on 020 7277 9853 or email info@pacevanhire.com for a swift response.