Fine Art Removal Services Kent

When it comes to moving cherished pieces of art, each step in the process requires precision, care, and expertise. In the beautiful county of Kent, abundant with art collectors and galleries, the importance of specialised fine art removal services can’t be overstated. Handling and transporting delicate and valuable art are not tasks for the uninitiated. There’s more than meets the eye, from ensuring the right environmental conditions to using suitable packaging materials and techniques. It’s a field where expertise isn’t a luxury but a necessity. So, whether you’re an art collector, a gallery owner, or an artist moving studio, securing a professional fine art moving service is paramount to ensuring your valuable pieces reach their new destination safely and securely.

Fine Art Removal Services Kent

Our Professional Fine Art Removals Kent Services

At South Eastern Removals, we pride ourselves on our exceptional art moving services, tailored to the unique needs of our clientele. As industry veterans, we understand that every art, whether it’s a delicate sculpture, a fragile heirloom painting, or a contemporary mixed media piece, requires a specialised approach. Our team of experts is not just seasoned removal professionals; they are also trained in the nuances of handling, packaging, and transporting art. 

In the following section, we shall delve into the specifics of our services, providing insight into our meticulous processes that guarantee your treasured art pieces are handled with the utmost care and expertise.

Fine Art Pre-Move Consultation in Kent

Our pre-move consultation is the first step in our bespoke process. We understand that every piece of art is unique and requires a tailored approach, which is why we offer a comprehensive assessment conducted by our specialists. During this consultation, we assess each piece to understand its specific handling and delivery needs. Things we consider include the art’s size, weight, fragility, and value. This detailed analysis allows us to plan the logistics. We also use this opportunity to answer any questions or address concerns you may have, keeping you informed and assured that your precious art is in expert hands. 

Fine Art Crating & Packing Services in Kent

Our packing team uses a wide range of bespoke materials and techniques to guarantee the protection of your valuable pieces. Depending on the nature of the art, we may use custom-built crates, acid-free tissue, bubble wrap, packaging cases, and other materials that provide a safe environment for your art. For instance, delicate or fragile items may require foam-lined crates, while larger pieces might need a custom-built wooden crate for maximum security. Rest assured, our methods are tailored to cater to the specific requirements of each piece, thereby guaranteeing their optimal protection during the move. We’re also mindful of environmental factors such as temperature and humidity, and we take necessary precautions to mitigate any risks they may pose. If necessary, our team will don specialist cotton gloves to prevent the transfer of dirt, grease, or finger prints.

Transport & Handling Fine Art in Kent

The shipping and handling phase is, without a doubt, the most critical aspect of the moving process. That’s why we go above and beyond to guarantee the safe transportation of your treasured items. We understand that any mishandling or damage during transit can result in irreversible damage to your prized possessions, which is why our team undergoes specialised training in handling and transporting art. Our fleet of modern, fully-equipped vehicles is designed to cater to the unique needs of shipping. From climate-controlled trucks to air-ride suspension systems and tail lifts, our vehicles are equipped with everything necessary for a safe and secure transit. Even during loading or unloading, we use specialised equipment such as hydraulic lift gates and cranes to guarantee that your valuable items remain undamaged at all

Unpacking Fine Art in Kent

Unpacking art upon arrival at its new location is a process that requires just as much care and expertise as packing and shipping. Our specialist team carefully uncrates and unpacks each piece, guaranteeing it remains in its pristine condition. We understand that the unpacking process can be just as precarious as the packing process, and we take all necessary measures to prevent any accidental damage. We also offer a placement service where we assist you in positioning your art in its new location as per your requirements, ensuring a hassle-free experience from start to finish. 

Fine Art Storage Solutions in Kent

We understand that there may be periods during your move when you require secure storage for your belongings. That’s why we offer trusted solutions. Our state-of-the-art facilities are purpose-built to house items of all types and sizes, providing an optimal environment that preserves the integrity of your pieces. Each facility is equipped with climate control systems, guaranteeing stable temperature and humidity levels, essential for maintaining the condition of your art. Furthermore, for added peace of mind, our facilities are secured with top-tier surveillance systems and round-the-clock security personnel, guaranteeing your prized possessions are safeguarded at all times. Whether you need short-term storage while settling into your new location or long-term storage for art pieces that aren’t currently being displayed, we can cater to your specific needs.

Antique Removals in Kent

We understand that antiques, especially large antiques, are not just valuable but also hold emotional significance, often passed down through generations. We also appreciate that these items are delicate and require specialist handling. That is why we offer an exceptional antique removal service that is tailored to guarantee the safe shipping of your precious possessions, including large antiques.

Our team of trained professionals has extensive experience in handling and packing antique items, taking into consideration their age, material, fragility, and value. We use specially designed packing materials and techniques to provide maximum protection during transit, including custom-built crates for larger items or those of irregular shape.

Our fleet of vehicles is equipped with climate control and secure fastening systems to guarantee a smooth journey for your antiques, whether they are grand pianos or antique furniture. We are equipped to handle antiques of all kinds, including large antiques, with the utmost care and precision.

Why Hire South Eastern Removals as Your Fine Art Removal Specialists in Kent?

South Eastern Removals is a trusted removals company. Our experienced team of fine art and antiques moving specialists in Kent, London, and throughout the UK promises a stress free experience.  

Our staff is fully trained and equipped with the knowledge and skills to handle your valuable items with utmost care. They understand the intricacies that removals involve and are committed to providing a service that is not only efficient but also meets the highest standards of safety and care. 

Our services are comprehensive and cost effective, covering all aspects of antique and fine art removals – packing, transporting, unpacking, and even secure storage. We pride ourselves on our meticulous attention to detail, guaranteeing that every piece of art we handle maintains its pristine condition throughout its journey. 

Furthermore, we understand the emotional and financial value attached to your treasured pieces. That’s why we’ve invested in state-of-the-art equipment and vehicles that are specially designed to cater to the unique needs of shipping, guaranteeing your art is secured at all times. 

Contact us today and learn how we can help you.

Areas We Cover

  • Maidstone Fine Art Removals
  • Canterbury Fine Art Removals
  • Ashford Fine Art Removals
  • Rochester Fine Art Removals
  • Chatham Fine Art Removals
  • Gillingham Fine Art Removals
  • Folkestone Fine Art Removals
  • Dover Fine Art Removals
  • Margate Fine Art Removals
  • Tunbridge Wells Fine Art Removals

FAQs

How much does transportation of fine art cost in Kent?

The cost of transportation is dependent on a variety of factors. These include the size and weight of the items, the distance of the move, and whether any special handling or additional services such as custom crating or climate-controlled transportation are needed. At South Eastern Removals, we provide a bespoke quote tailored to your specific requirements, guaranteeing you only pay for the services you need. We believe in maintaining transparency in pricing, with no unexpected charges. To get a personalised quote, please contact us with details about your artwork and the move, and our specialist removal team will be more than happy to assist you.

How quickly can fine art removal services be arranged in Kent?

Arranging removal services with South Eastern Removals can be done swiftly and efficiently. Our dedicated team is on standby to cater to your specific needs. Although we recommend getting in touch with us at least a week before your planned move, we understand that sometimes circumstances require more immediate action. In such cases, we strive to accommodate our clients as best we can, even on short notice. However, the more time we have to plan, the better we can guarantee the safe, secure, and efficient transit of your priceless artwork.

What conditions are needed for fine art storage?

The conditions necessary for storage are extremely specific and aim to preserve the integrity of the artwork. At South Eastern Removals, we guarantee that our storage facilities meet the highest standards. This includes temperature and humidity control to prevent damage from fluctuations that can cause materials to expand, contract, or develop mould. Our facilities also use top-of-the-line security systems, including CCTV surveillance, round-the-clock security personnel, and fire suppression systems to guarantee the utmost safety of your artwork. Furthermore, we also provide specialised packing to protect your art from dust, light, and other potential hazards during storage.