No deposit,
no credit checks,
no hassle

– just convenient and affordable van hire.

Your choice of vans for hire
in Abbey Wood

Micro Van


Small Van


Short Wheelbase Van


Long Wheelbase Van


Extended Long Wheelbase Van


Luton Van




  • Euro 6 (ULEZ Compliant) – £200 deposit
  • Euro 6 – £10 per day – no deposit

New Cross

  • Euro 6 (ULEZ Compliant) – £200 deposit
  • Euro 6 – £10 per day – no deposit


  • Euro 6 (ULEZ Compliant) – £200 deposit
  • Euro 6 – £10 per day – no deposit

What our customers say

Rate 4.8 based on 450+ reviews on Google and Facebook.

Harriet Vickers

Super friendly, easy and efficient van hire, at a really good price. Got us out of a last minute pickle when ZipVan let us down!! Would definitely recommend.
Elinor Whittle

Really friendly customer service and a great price. The van was in good condition, good to drive and there was minimal faff in the hiring process. Would 100% recommend and use again!
Shane Stagg

Brilliant bunch of guys! Fast clean and reliable. Great value for money! Great service! Would highly recommend, they really do go the extra mile to satisfy the customers!

Contact us

If you’re looking for reliable van hire in Abbey Wood, Pace Van Hire is here to help! Reach out today on 020 7167 2210, email, or complete our contact form and let us lend a hand.



If you’re looking for van hire in Abbey Wood for any occasion, we are the company for you. We have a wide range of vans to choose from, so whether you need to move house or just run some errands, we’ve got the perfect van for your requirements. All our vans are reliable and are kept in excellent condition, so you can be sure that your journey will run smoothly. Not only do we have an impressive range of vans, but we also offer excellent customer service. Our team is friendly and knowledgeable and will be happy to help you find the perfect van for your needs. We offer:

  • 24/7 drop off
  • One-day weekend hire
  • Collection every day of the week

We don’t require a credit check and we have no deposit policy, so hiring a van from us is quick and easy. We want to make your experience with us as simple as possible. We know that you need a van for a specific purpose and we want to help you get the job done. That’s why our vans are reliable and perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re moving house or taking a weekend trip, we have the perfect van for you. Book your van hire today!

Why choose us for
affordable van hire in Abbey Wood?

Fixed prices

We never charge hidden fees or extra costs, so you always know what you’re paying. Plus, we offer excellent value for money on all of our services, something that has been a constant for three generations of our family business.

Excellent availability

With an ever-growing fleet, you needn’t worry when it comes to van availability. With the largest independent retail fleet in South London we will have you covered even last minute.

24/7 drop off

With 24/7 drop off, you can easily and conveniently drop off your rented vehicle any time of the day or night, without having to rush. We want your van hire experience to be simple and hassle-free, so you can focus on the things that matter most.

One-day weekend hire

One-day weekend hire is perfect for when you only need a van for a short amount of time. You can choose from our wide range of vehicles, and we’re always here to help if you have any questions or problems. Don’t pay for longer van hire than you need.

No credit checks

No credit checks mean no stress. We want to make it easy for you to get on the road in your rental van, without any extra hassle or waiting. So, we don’t carry out any credit checks on our customers. We just get you straight in the driver’s seat.

No Deposit Options

We care about you’re your cashflow. Just like when we were Ace Rent a Van, we won’t require a deposit unless you opt for our deposit option saving yourself £10/day!

Low insurance excess

Experience affordable van hire with low excess starting at just £500. Enjoy low excess reduction rates from just £24.99 per day, reducing to £14.99 for hires of 28 days or more, ensuring you always get the best value.

Loyalty scheme

With our loyalty scheme, you benefit from sticking with us. After five rentals you can put credit towards your sixth, meaning you could rent a van entirely on us! Plus, we have a wide variety of vans to choose from so you’re sure to find the perfect one for your needs.


A trusted van hire
company in Abbey Wood

We’re happy to help Abbey Wood residents with all their van hire needs. Whether you own a local business or are a homeowner who needs a van for a one-off job, we’ll be able to provide the vehicle you need. From Halifield Drive near Lesnes Abbey to Boxgrove Road, we can help people throughout Abbey Wood and the surrounding areas with our convenient services. With plenty of convenient transport links between Abbey Wood and our Eltham branch, its no wonder that so many people from the area come to us when they need to hire a van.

What do you need to hire a van from us
in Abbey Wood?

A valid UK or EU driving licence

A valid UK or EU driving licence is all you need to rent any of our vans. We accept both photocard licences and paper licences, and we also accept EU licences. Just be sure to bring along some additional photo ID like your passport.

Proof of current UK address

We understand that finding a van rental company that will rent to non-UK residents can be difficult. That’s why we accept any official document from the last three months as proof of current UK address. This includes recent utility bills, bank statements, or letters from government branches like HMRC.

A licence
check code

What is the licence check code? Why do we need it? How do I generate one? The licence check code is a unique code that allows us to access your driving record. To generate one, simply visit the .gov website and input your licence number, postcode, and National Insurance number.

A debit or
credit card

To secure your booking, our team will call you to take payment. We do not accept cash so please ensure that the card details for making a payment are readily available at the time of our call.


Hire one of our low emission vans

If you’re travelling through London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone, our fleet of low emission vans are all exempt from the £12.50 daily charge. Not only does this save you money but it also makes your journeys better for the environment.

Van hire for moving home in Abbey Wood

Moving home is a big job, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting one. Let Pace Van Hire take the hassle out of moving for you. We have a range of vans to choose from, so you can find the perfect one for your needs. Whether you just need to move a few boxes or transport large items, we have the right van for the job. We know that time is precious when you’re moving home, so we aim to make the process as quick and easy as possible for you. With our flexible van hire options, you can get everything moved in no time at all. Book your van hire today!

Van hire accessories – protect your payload

Protect your payload with our van hire accessories! Our reliable packing boxes, packing blankets, and bubble wrap minimise the risk of your payload being damaged in any way. We also have five metre ratchet straps which are excellent for fastening up to 200kg of cargo in your van. Your comfort and convenience are priorities for us. That is why we also have two wheeled sack trolleys available for hire, as well as durable working gloves to make transporting your payload to and from your van easy.


Pace Van Hire – our history

Since the 1950s, Pace Van Hire has been providing reliable and affordable transportation for individuals in Abbey Wood. What began as a family business focusing on cars evolved over generations into our current van hire expertise – all while maintaining core values of value and quality customer service. You may already know us by our previous name – Ace Rent A Van. Our staff provide an atmosphere with strong family spirit that ensures customers enjoy easy-going service when they need to rent a van from us. We strive every day to deliver excellence at competitive rates; it’s what we stand for!

How to find us.

The nearest Pace Van Hire branch to Abbey Wood can be found in Eltham. Our address is: 729 Sidcup Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 3AQ.


It’ll take around 30 minutes to drive from Abbey Wood to our Eltham branch. Travel through Bexleyheath on the A2041/Brampton Road before joining the A2. This will take you to Eltham, where you should turn onto the A205 and then the A20/Sidcup Road. Follow this road until you reach us – we’re number 729!

Follow the A21 out of Bromley towards Lewisham. Once you reach Lewisham High Street, bare left and follow the A20 up to New Cross Gate Rail Station. After the station, follow New Cross Road right until you reach Pomeroy Street on the left, where you will find our New Cross branch. This should take around 30-35 minutes.


You can reach our nearest station, New Eltham, from Abbey Wood station. Take the Thameslink service to Dartford and then transfer onto the Southeastern line train to Charing Cross. The journey should take approximately 50 minutes (including walking time), making it straightforward to reach us using this method.


There are a number of different ways you can reach us from Abbey Wood using the bus. Whether you take the B11 and B13, or the 180 and 161 buses, your journey will take roughly an hour and will require a transfer. This is a cost-effective way of travelling, and you’ll see the sights of Plumstead or Bexleyheath on the way to us in Eltham.

Contact Pace Van Hire

Contact Pace Van Hire

Don’t let your van hire needs be a worry. If you’re located in Abbey Wood, reach out to us and we’ll make sure you get the right vehicle for your job! Get in touch with our friendly team on 020 7167 2210 or email to arrange your van hire in Abbey Wood.