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Since 1990, Alban Shipping has been serving some of the most famous auction houses in the world, offering our expertise and know-how in the packing and transportation of antiques and fine art.

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Specialist Services for Auction Houses and Galleries

For over 30 years, we’ve been working closely with auction houses and galleries to pack and ship antiques and paintings all over the world. We understand the industry and the special responsibility we have to ensure the security of valuable items in transit – which is why some of the most famous auction houses in the world trust Alban Shipping with the care and security of items sold at auction. 

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Collection and Delivery

We collect daily from all major and provincial auction houses and dealers anywhere in the UK. We deliver to any destination worldwide using the appropriate dispatch method - air, sea and road


Full Packing Service

Soft wrapping, cardboard and wooden crates, we offer "in house" bespoke packaging solutions. Whatever the items, wherever the destination, you can be sure all items are packed securely to arrive at their final destination in perfect condition.

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Outside Auctions/Country House Sales

Alban Shipping have the resources and skills to offer a Country House sale services, offering pre and after sale storage facilities. From 50 to 1000 lots, contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

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Picture Hanging

Our experienced staff can help if you have works of art that need to be removed from walls and rehung. Recent work includes the removal of 10 large ornate framed works of art from a stately home.

Reusable Crates

Bespoke, reusable artwork shipping and storage crates, helping to reduce our carbon footprint.


Get in Touch

For more information about any of our services, or to arrange for a free quotation, please fill in the form below and a member of our team will get back to you in 24 hours.

Alban Shipping
Unit 4, Premier Business Park,
Dencora Way,
Luton LU3 3HP
Tel: 01582 493099 / 0800 612 5060

All Business is undertaken in accordance with our Terms and Conditions, a copy is available upon request.