Short Wheelbase Transit

Looking for a medium-sized van hire in north London? Our Short Wheelbase Transit is a great choice when it comes to the capital’s traffic-heavy roads. It has been designed specifically for town use and provides compact driving experience.

The Short Wheelbase Transit is a light medium-sized commercial panel van. The fifth generation introduced in 2006, replacing its fourth generation with improvements and revisions to the style, engineering and engine emissions, has been crowned International Van of the Year.

This SWB Van Hire has an approximate maximum payload of 1000 kg and plenty of loading space with enough room for most average sized pieces of furniture. It is an ideal vehicle for small to medium-sized house moves.

The Short Wheelbase Transit comes in a size to accommodate 2 passengers and 1 driver, while providing hirers with plenty of space for everyone and their belongings, great overall capacity and reliable performance. For more loading space please consider upgrading to our larger-sized Long Wheelbase Transit.

Whether you are moving into a new house or apartment, organising a music gig or just need to accommodate for a sudden increase in your business, our medium van hire fleet provide a comfortable and flexible transport solution that makes navigating in such a busy city such as London enjoyable.


Included features

Unlimited mileage
RAC Breakdown
Insurance Included
24hr return facility
25-70y old hirers **
Trolley hire *
Int. licences accepted
Free parking *
No hidden charges
* Subject to availability 
** Under 25 years old hirers insurance clearance required

Our prices are 'all in'

Many companies quote a low initial hire cost, but then you may find out during application that either the van is unavailable or there are extra costs which were hidden before the booking process actually took place.

There are no hidden charges with us, what you see is what you pay.

Customer reviews

My ‘go-to’ for van hire. Vehicles are in excellent condition, hire process is simple, clear and uncomplicated, prices are competitive and staff are top notch. What more could you want?

Rinaldo, Google Reviews

Service was excellent, from the original enquiry, through picking up the van and the check over before we took it. Drop off arrangements were simple and stress free. I highly recommend this company.

Andrew, Google Reviews

AMAZING family business which was perfect for my house move. Friendly service, nothing but smiling workers when I turned up earlier than they opened. Perfect size van, easy and fun to drive and great storage.

Lorenzo, Google Reviews


Packages for house moves
Van hire for builders
Van hire for furniture moves

When you work hard every day, you expect your van to do the same for you. Medium-sized Short Wheelbase Transit is a good choice when you require great overall capacity, but also an agile and easy to control vehicle. It has been designed for general purpose use and provides compact driving experience in heavy traffic.

It is a great efficient vehicle that is suitable when you need to move a few small to medium-sized items from one place to another comfortably. Whether you are moving a whole flat or buying a new set of furniture for your home, the SWB van hire is an ideal choice.

Are you a builder? Need an affordable van hire for your weekend gigs? Whether you are an established company or a self-employed individual working in building construction industry lookingto hire a van, the SWB Transit is here to work hard on your behalf.

Whatever the needs Reward Van Hire is here to make your life easier. We are here to take away the stress of any situation where you need some extra space or additional power.

Affordable pricing

Affordable SWB Transit van

affordable icon SWB Van Hire services doesn’t have to be necessarily expensive. Our fleet of reliable, clean and well-maintained SWB Transit vehicles is available for hire at very competitive rates. At Reward Van Hire we guarantee no surprise when it comes to the price.

Special rates for longer rentals

affordable icon Our Short Wheelbase Transit option offers extremely competitive service rates on van hire for a longer term; ideal for managing a rapid increase of your business or as a substitute for one of your own vans. Also ideal for longer distance house moves.

Why Reward Van Hire & Minibus Hire?

With years of experience, Reward Van Hire has a history of offering excellent van hire services in London. Often awarded with top customer reviews online, we pride ourselves in a customer centric attitude while addressing all the queries regarding your hire. Excellent customer service is our priority.

We focus on maintaining an accommodating attitude to ensure maximum convenience, this thoroughness and willingness to go the extra mile is reflected in the large number of customers leaving 5 star reviews and coming back to us again and again.

Our highly trained consultants are always prepared to help you plan your job, verify the vehicle dimensions and make your final decision.

top quality self-drive van hire

Because we understand the importance of reliability to our customers, our fleet of award-winning, thoroughly cleaned vehicles is at your disposal maintained to the highest standard.

When a van is being returned to us after a successful hire period, it always goes through a numerous meticulous cleaning and maintenance processes until we are 100% happy with the result and the vehicle can be rehired.

It is not expensive at all to hire a self-drive van from Reward Van Hire. We pride ourselves in providing high quality vehicle rental service at an affordable price. Our fleet of vehicles is designed to provide an affordable and flexible van hire experience which means we have a van for you every time you’ll need to make your life easier.

Despite the high quality of our service, we believe that we remain the cheapest self-drive van hire and minibus hire in north London. We guarantee no surprise when it comes to the price. There are no hidden charges with us, what you see is what you pay.

Our affordable van hire services are suitable if you need a great van for your business or move your apartment around. As a local family run van hire company, we welcome businesses and individuals alike. Our fleet of self-drive vehicles is suitable to fit your advanced requirements and provide enough space and seats whatever the needs.

The capital is one busy city and hiring one of our vans in London will enable you to focus on what business or personal needs you have got to be resolved rather than the vehicle itself. Our vans are 100% stress free and your family as well as your business will always be in safe hands.

Transport around London can be unpleasant experience. Our staff will help you with the planning of your hire to avoid any unnecessary delays. No matter what the occasion calls, we have a great self-drive van hire deal that will suit your needs.

Many van hire companies quote a low initial hire cost, but then you may find out during application that either the van is unavailable or there are extra costs which were hidden before the booking process actually took place.

There are no hidden charges with us, what you see is what you pay. Special rates and deals apply if you need to hire a great self-drive van for a longer term. Ideal if you need the vehicle for more than a month, to for instance manage rapid increase of your business.

There is no waiting time when it comes to renting a self-drive vehicle from Reward Van Hire. We pride ourselves in providing fast vehicle hire turnaround with no queues and reasonable amount of paperwork.

The quickest way to book your van is to walk into our van hire office in north London directly and talk with a member of our staff about your specific needs. They will help you choose which vehicle suits your job the most.

Depending on availability of our fleet you will most likely be able to book your van immediately or arrange one for the very near future. Please be aware that without previous reservation we cannot guarantee availability of any vehicle in our fleet.

To hire a van from our self-drive van hire company, there are no excessive requirements for documentation. All you will need is listed below:

  • Photocard Licence
  • Proof of address (e.g. utility bill, bank statement, etc.)
  • One additional document (e.g. proof of address, passport, credit card, etc.)
  • UK Licence holders must complete a licence check (read more)
  • Non-UK licence holders must bring a passport or National ID Card.

Our Kentish Town based self-drive van hire company is conveniently situated in London’s famous Camden, just a short distance away if you want to hire a van coming from Islington or Hackney.

Local hirers will find our headquarters very accessible from anywhere in central London and especially when you are coming to hire a great van from north London. It only takes just a short drive by car or a short ride by tube. Find out more about how to find our van hire office.

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