No deposit,
no credit checks,
no hassle

– just convenient and affordable van hire.

Your choice of vans for hire
in Elephant and Castle

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!

Get in touch with us

PACE Van Hire values convenience, reliability, and affordability for travel. Contact us on 020 7277 9853 or Fill out our contact form for more details.



At Elephant and Castle, our self-drive van hire service stands out for its convenience and flexibility, catering to all your transportation needs. Whether you are relocating, planning a DIY project, or gearing up for an adventurous weekend, we have got the vehicle for you. Our fleet boasts a range of sizes to ensure you find the perfect fit for your task, all maintained to the highest standards for your peace of mind. With round-the-clock pickup and return, hiring a van has always been challenging. Experience the freedom to move at your pace, supported by our friendly, local team dedicated to providing an unparalleled service.

Why choose us for
affordable van hire in Elephant and Castle?

Fixed prices

With our clear, fixed pricing, you can plan your expenses without worrying about hidden costs. Our transparency guarantees a budget-friendly experience from start to finish.

Excellent availability

With a wide selection of vans and superior availability, we ensure you find the perfect vehicle for your specific needs exactly when needed.

24/7 drop off

Our round-the-clock drop-off service provides the ultimate convenience. Return the van at a time that suits you without adjusting your schedule to ours.

One-day weekend hire

Our flexible one-day weekend hire is perfect for those needing a quick solution to their van needs. Ideal for short trips or moving tasks, it is convenient at its best.

No credit checks

We believe in serving everyone, regardless of credit history. Our straightforward hiring process focuses on your requirements, not your past financial dealings, making van hire hassle-free.

No Deposit Options

Experience the convenience of booking your van with zero upfront costs. Our no-deposit policy makes our service accessible and stress-free, ensuring you are on the road without any financial hassle.

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 appreciation for your continuous support is shown through exclusive discounts and deals, which reward your loyalty and ensure your next hire is even more advantageous.


A trusted van hire
company in Elephant and Castle

As a staple in the local community, our New Cross branch is dedicated to serving Elephant and Castle. We prioritise reliability, affordability, and convenience, striving for complete customer satisfaction with a comprehensive fleet of vans for personal and professional use.

What do you need to hire a van from us
in Elephant and Castle?

A valid UK or EU driving licence

A current driving licence issued within the UK, or the European Union is essential for hire.

Proof of current UK address

To confirm your address, present any recent (last three months) official documentation, such as a utility bill, bank statement, or letter from HRMC.

A licence
code check

Please use the official website to secure a licence check code by inputting your driving licence number, National Insurance number, and postcode.

A debit or
credit card

A debit or credit card for payment facilitates a seamless transaction and confirms your reservation. This allows you to concentrate on your journey without worrying about cash.


Hire one of our low emission vans

Join us in our commitment to a cleaner London by opting for one of our low-emission vans. You will avoid the daily ULEZ charge of £12.50 and minimise your environmental impact.

Van hires for moving homes in Elephant and Castle

Our vans offer the perfect solution for a stress-free move. Spacious, reliable, and easy to drive, they ensure your belongings are transported safely to your new home.

Van hire accessories – protect your payload

Enhance your hire with our range of accessories, like five-meter ratchet straps, ensuring up to 200kg of cargo is secured for worry-free transportation of your items.


Pace Van Hire – Our history

Since our family business began in 1950, Pace Van Hire has been dedicated to being the go-to experts for van hire services. With a name change since then from Ace Rent a Van, we remain steadfast in our commitment to affordability and customer service. There is an unmistakable spirit of togetherness amongst staff at Pace Van Hire that creates an enjoyable atmosphere while providing excellent care when looking for vans based out of Elephant and Castle. We take pride on giving customers what they need quickly and easily.

How to find us?

You’ll find us at 2-4 Pomeroy Street, New Cross, London, SE14 5BG


It’s easy to reach us when you’re ready to collect your van. We’re we’ll connected thanks to a wide range of local transport links, allowing you to find the most convenient option for your journey.

Contact Pace Van Hire

Contact Pace Van Hire

Ready to book your van in Elephant and Castle? Contact our New Cross branch for a seamless hire experience. Call us on 020 7277 9853, email, or book online. We are here to ensure everything is ready for your journey.