Moving Fragile Goods and Antiques Across the UK
When you need to move fragile items, such as antique furniture or glassware, you can run into some concerns you may not have with other deliveries. A lot of fragile goods are special to us. They may be heirlooms or a special piece you have been looking for to go in your living room. You want to be sure you know the courier has experience in moving the type of fragile item you are needing moved. Items like this are also often expensive, so you will want to save money on your delivery. It is possible to get high quality service at a cheap rate in the UK.
Moving Antique Furniture
Collectors, designers, and everyone in between can see a desire for a great antique piece of furniture in their home. Antique chandeliers, bookcases, and sideboards make for beautiful talking points at your next dinner party, and finding the perfect antique or vintage mirrors, dressers, beds, and wardrobes can surround you in your own style. Once you find these items, you want them to be in good care throughout transit to your door, but you also want to save some money as these pieces can range vastly in price. Finding cheap transport while keeping up with safety and experience may seem like a hurdle, but we can show you how to achieve all your antique delivery goals.
White Glove Delivery
When finding a transport solution, you may want to consider “White Glove” transportation. White Glove movers tend to have a lot of experience in moving antique furniture and other fragile goods. These couriers not only prove to be the best options for safe transportation, but they also offer additional services. They will typically offer to safely take apart larger pieces of furniture, like pool or snooker tables. After delivery, White Glove couriers will place the items where you want them and set them up, or assemble them as needed. All you have to do is communicate your needs to them and make sure you’re aligned on the service expectations.
How Much Does it Cost to Transport Fragile Items in the UK?
The price of relocating antiques and fragile items in general really varies depending on what it is, the service level you’ve chosen, and how far it is travelling. The further the distance, the higher the price. Generally for deliveries under 100 miles prices are around £1.13 to £1.76 per mile. For greater distances in the UK over 200 miles prices range from £0.36 to £0.91 per mile.
To give you a better idea of a rough estimate of cost, you can visit our index of the cost to ship fragile goods in the UK. Here you can view previous jobs like yours, which will not only show you the process involved, but will also give you an idea of how much the overall cost will be.