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Antique &
Fine Art

The moving of antiques and fine art requires the utmost care and attention to detail, with over 90 years’ experience in the removals industry we have established the most safe and secure way to move them.

Do you have antiques, paintings or artwork you need to move or store? We understand how valuable and delicate these items are which is why we start by gathering all of the details of what you need moving as preparation is essential. We provide different forms of protection in order for safe transport of your items, such as specifically designed crates as well as export packing. Antique removals need to be carried out with the correct handling, we have a fully trained team with the expertise and knowledge to move, pack and load your items with care in order to protect and secure your antiques for travel to your new destination.

Pre-move consultation

It is more essential than ever to make sure we are able to gather the relevant information regarding the items needed to be moved, so we can provide an accurate quotation for the correct resources required. This can be carried out via a video survey or an onsite visit when necessary by one of our fully trained move consultants.

Packing and preparing

To ensure the safe moving of artwork and antiques, it is essential to use the correct packing materials. We use a range of high-quality protective products including double walled cardboard boxes, bubble wrap, acid free tissue, loose polystyrene and wooden crates to name a few. With our full packing service, you will benefit from our experienced packers who know exactly how to pack your items safely.

Safe moving

As well as packing and preparation, it is vital to load and transport artwork and antiques correctly. Our experienced team know the correct way to handle, lift and move these items. We have specialist equipment to assist with this and purposely designed vehicles with padded railing enabling us to secure items in transit as well as air suspension for smooth travel.


Do you need to store your antiques and artwork? We offer a modern, secure and climate-controlled storage facility to safely store your items, whether it is for short term or long-term storage. Our packing service can provide you with the peace of mind that your belongings will be professionally packed up and stored safely. Our storage facilities are all alarm and CCTV monitored.

How It Works

We make moving your antiques and fine art a safe and secure process.

  • Get in contact via phone or our website.
  • Arrange an onsite/ video consultation.
  • Receive our bespoke quote.
  • Confirm your booking with us.
  • Happy safe moving!
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Why Choose Us?


High-Quality Packaging

We only use the highest quality packing materials to protect your belongings.


Family Run Business

A family business established in 1926 with 90+ years’ experience in the removal industry.


Free No Obligation Quotation

We provide you with a free consultation, quotation and advice outlining your options.


Fully Insured

We offer a fully comprehensive insurance cover to protect your items and premise.

The Removals Team

We have a dedicated removals team, with vast experience, who will assist you and provide you with the best possible service. Our team are fully trained and have the knowledge to carry out moving your antiques and fine art delicately and safely. Click on their pictures to find out more about them!


Get In Contact

Our expert team are reading and waiting to assist you with moving your antiques and/or fine art.

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Our Locations

From our two operating locations in Newhaven and Bexhill we are able to carry out removals throughout Sussex as well as across the UK and internationally.

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Happy Clients Everywhere

Don’t just take our word for it, take a look at what some of our clients have said about our removal services.

Mr Jones


"Professional and courteous personnel punctual and hard working. Our 4th move with Britannia and we will use you again! A dog friendly removal company."

Tim Squire-Sanders, Branch Manager, Bonhams

Branch Manager, Bonhams

"Beckwith removals have been our recommended carriers of Fine Art for the last 20 years and have provided a very professional service. I feel this is down to the years of experience amongst their staff which really comes through when removing difficult items which other carriers may shake their heads over."

John White

Managing Director, Cordek Ltd

"From the moment your co-ordinator arrived to survey our move to the signing off with your foreman on completion. The whole operation was carried out with understanding, precision, care and professionalism. This resulted in the minimum disruption to our business. All of us at Cordek would like to place on our record our thanks to job well done."

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