No deposit,
no credit checks,
no hassle

– just convenient and affordable van hire.

Your choice of vans for hire
in Dartford

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 need to hire a van in Dartford? Look no further than Pace Van Hire! Contact us today on 020 7167 2210, drop an email to, or fill out our form to get started.



Here at Pace Van Hire, we have a wide range of van for hire in Dartford for you to choose from. Whether you need a large van for moving house or a small van for doing those smaller jobs, we’ve got you covered. We also offer excellent customer service, so you can be sure that your needs will be met. Our vans are reliable and affordable, making sure your journey is as smooth as possible. So why not give us a try today? You won’t regret it! We offer:

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

We know that not everyone needs a van for extended periods of time. That’s why we have a range of vans available for short-term hires to help you out. We want to make hiring as easy and affordable as possible for our Dartford customers, so we don’t perform credit checks and we offer no–deposit hires. You can be sure that you’re getting the best deal when you choose us. Book your self-drive van hire in Dartford today!

Why choose us for
affordable van hire in Dartford?

Fixed prices

We keep our prices fair and consistent, with no hidden fees or extra costs. You’ll always know what you’re paying and can be confident that you’re getting great value for your money. Our three generations of experience have taught us how to deliver excellent value for our customers.

Excellent availability

Excellent availability means that we always have vans available for hire in Dartford. We offer a wide range of sizes and types so, no matter what your needs are, we can help you out. Plus, our rental process is incredibly simple – you can even reserve your vehicle online.

24/7 drop off

24/7 drop off means that you can easily return your rented vehicle at any time of the day or night without having to worry about rushing back or cutting your work short. We want your van hire experience to be simple and hassle-free, so you can focus on the important things in life.

One-day weekend hire

One-day weekend hire from our company is the perfect fit for your needs. We have a wide variety of vans available, so you can find the perfect one for your project. Plus, our team is always happy to help with any questions or concerns you might have.

No credit checks

No credit checks required here! We want to get you behind the wheel of your rental van as quickly and easily as possible. Plus, we believe that our customers should be judged on their character, not their credit score.

No Deposit Options

A deposit can often mean that people are unable to hire a van when they need it, as they may not have enough money to cover this upfront cost.  At Pace Van Hire, we don’t require a deposit from our customers. You only pay for the rental price of the van, which makes hiring a van more affordable for everyone.

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

Our loyalty scheme is our way of showing that we appreciate your custom. With every van hire in Dartford, you build up credit which can be put towards their next rental. After five rentals, you may even have enough to rent a van entirely on us!


A trusted van hire
company in Dartford

Being based in Dartford makes our Eltham van hire branch the perfect location for your requirements. Its quick and convenient to drive or take the train on the way to hiring your van, and we regularly help out Dartford residents as a result. From Wentworth Drive to Keyes Road, you can rely on our approachable team to provide the affordable van hire in Dartford you require. So, whether you’re planning a trip to the dump or you’re a tradesperson who needs a van to carry out a job you’ve taken on, we’ll be able to pair you with the ideal rental van from our fleet.

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

A valid UK or EU driving licence

Pace Van Hire is happy to accept both UK photocard licences and UK paper licences as long as they’re valid for at least two years. We also accept EU licences alongside an additional photo ID.

Proof of current UK address

We make it easy for you to rent a van by accepting physical or digital copies of any official document from the last three months that shows your current UK address. This includes recent utility bills, bank statements, or letters from government branches like HMRC.

A licence
check code

In order to rent a van from you’ll need to generate a licence check code using the .gov website. To generate your licence check code, simply enter your licence number, postcode, and National Insurance number and we’ll be able to take it from there.

A debit or
credit card

Our reservation team will reach out to confirm your booking and request payment. To ensure a smooth transaction, please have your credit card handy when you are contacted. We do not accept cash for bookings – just cards!


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 Dartford

Moving home is a big task, but it doesn’t have to be daunting. Let Pace Van Hire take the hassle out of moving for you. We have a range of vans to hire, so you can find the perfect one for your needs. Whether you are just moving a few bags or boxes, or need to transport a large item, we have the right van for the job. Our vans are clean and comfortable, and our team is professional and friendly. We will make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible, so you can focus on settling into your new home.

Van hire accessories – protect your payload

Protect your payload while hiring a van. We understand that you need to hire a van for moving, but don’t want hassle and worry when transporting your belongings. That’s why we offer an extensive range of accessories to make sure your belongings are safe and secure – from packing boxes to packing blankets, bubble wrap, and ratchet straps. You can be confident that all our products are reliable and durable, meaning you can relax and enjoy the process. We also have two wheeled sack trolleys available for hire, as well as working gloves, so you can easily transport your belongings without any stress or strain.


Pace Van Hire – Our history

Established in the 1950s, our family business began as car dealers and has since transitioned to become a leading source for van hire services in Dartford. Our name may have changed from Ace Rent A Van to Pace Van Hire but we remain true to our traditional values of affordability and quality service. We are proud of the strong sense of family nurtured amongst our staff which creates an upbeat environment. Our mission over generations has been to serve our hire customers in Dartford and beyond!

How to find us.

The closest Pace Van Hire branch to you in Dartford can be found in Eltham. We’re easy to reach via a range of travel methods. Our address is: 729 Sidcup Road, New Eltham, London, SE9 3AQ.


Driving to our Eltham branch from Dartford will take you about half an hour. Join the M25 and exit at Junction 3 onto the A20. This will take you directly to us on the A20/Sidcup Road. Simply turn left onto Leysdown Road and take the next three right turns to rejoin the A20 in the correct lane.


There is a direct train service from Dartford Station to New Eltham, the station closest to our branch. This Southeastern train leaves every 15 minutes and the journey from station to station takes 15 minutes. You’ll then have a short 10-minute walk to our branch.


If you prefer to travel using the bus, you can reach us from Dartford by taking the 96 and switching onto the B13. This is a longer journey that will take approximately an hour from start to finish, but you will be able to get off at a bus stop that is a mere 2-minute walk away from our branch. Just keep an eye out for Fiveways (Stop C).

Contact Pace Van Hire

Contact Pace Van Hire

Hire the van you need for your unique requirements in Dartford! No matter how big or small the van you need is, our team at Pace Van Hire is ready to help. Contact us today on 020 7167 2210, email, or book online and we’ll get everything booked in for you.