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Crowds at Olympia Art Fair

London Art and Antiques' Events You Should Have in Your Diary for the Next Month!

London is truly the place to be over the next month for quality fairs with a truly international flavour. We hope you are looking forward as much as we are to browsing a selection of the best in decorative items from across history to the modern day at Olympia, Masterpiece and Art Antiques London Fairs.  

Pete Waterman with his train


Pop impresario Pete Waterman is set to auction off £1 million worth of his model train collection on 16th April. Earlier this month, Alban Shipping transported the collection to Mallett of Mayfair and set up 56 of the finest scratch-built models ever made on custom plinths made by sister company Alban Cases. 

The Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition

Alban Shipping in the Daily Mail

We have just moved an incredible 12ft long model of RMS Mauretania on behalf of auctioneer Charles Miller. The model, which weighs half a tonne, is expected to fetch £50,000 at auction in May. 

The Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition

Did You Know That We Move Exhibitions Too?

We have just moved the Fashion and Textile Museum's Autumn exhibition to its new residence in Falkenberg, Sweden. The exhibition features over 150 iconic vintage fashion pieces from the 20th Century. 

our warehouse

Expect first-rate storage facilities with us

If your items need to be stored, you need at the very least to be confident of the best security and competitive rates. Our modern warehouse facility is MLA-approved for works of art and covered by the Government Indemnity Scheme. 

Alex Mason

Logistics at Alban Shipping : meet Alex Mason

Alex joined Alban Shipping 15 months ago. Having worked for a UK courier company for many years, he was the perfect candidate to manage the complex scheduling of vehicles, staff, shipments and routes.

Bronze horse

Transporting twelve life-sized statues is all in a day's work for Alban Shipping

Twelve incredible bronze statues have had an interesting history. They were all recently removed from the world-famous Camden Lock Market. From its beginnings in 1974 as a temporary market on the Regent’s Canal, Camden Lock ...

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