The art of moving, locally, nationally & internationally.
From a single painting that needs moving across London, to an entire collection that requires relocating around the world, Williams & Yates has the skill and experience to facilitate this, having worked with many private collectors, interior designers, dealers and museums.
We are experts in the relocation of artwork, sculptures and installations by road, sea freight and air freight depending on the location and speed necessities of the client. We manage the transportation of your assets, planning every detail, liaising between you the client, carriers, national government departments and customs to keep everything on track.Speak to us
At Williams & Yates we have a fleet of specialised vehicles, designed for the safe transportation of your piece or collection. We can provide a variety of specifications including heavy-duty tail lifts, vehicle tracking telematics and air ride suspension. Our vehicles are crew by experienced team members who are equipped with the right tools to secure and protect your belongings whilst in transit.
For European collections and deliveries, we run regular groupage/part load routes on a regular basis, in particular Paris. We offer bespoke delivery options to and from most locations across Europe. Where required, we will arrange customs & clearance as part of our all-encompassing service.
Our air freight options are ideal for priority shipments that need to get to their destination with short notice. We provide a door to door shipment service to many locations around the world, with experienced international shipping agents we have developed relationships with airlines to ensure that a premium service is provided.
For larger consignments and collections, sea freight provides the most efficient form of international transportation. We will arrange a survey to assess the volume of your consignment and determine the space required for transportation. With groupage/part-load and dedicated container options we will find the most efficient option for you and your needs.
Williams & Yates have an established relationship with international shipping agents which means that we can monitor and manage the timings of your shipment with a high degree of accuracy. Your move coordinator will assist with all customs clearance and paperwork at all stages of being your shipping partner.
The security of your pieces or collection is of paramount importance, our storage facilities are secure and monitored 24/7. We have the option of sole use containers as well as specialised oversized storage for items of an unusual size or shape. To learn more about our storage.
If you need to view your belongings whilst in storage, we can arrange a private viewing room as well as assistance in the setting up, for more information find out more.Read more
With the right skills and materials, you can be assured that your belongings will be protected to the highest level during transportation with Williams & Yates. We can tailor our packing service to meet the requirements of protecting the most delicate and ornate pieces with our wealth of experience. We will use suitable materials depending on the nature of the piece as well as the form of transportation and the destination of the item.
Most artwork & sculptures that we transport require a bespoke crate to be made to ensure maximum protection and cushioning. Learn more about the case making process.Learn more