Shipping Companies

Robinsons International Shipping

Robinsons Shippers has been at the forefront of transporting, packing and shipping of antiques and fine furniture for over 100 years. Whether a single fragile item or a full container load, we provide a safe and efficient packing and shipping service at a competitive price.


Lockson Shipping

We co-ordinate collection of purchases from antiques shops, fairs and markets in the UK and continental Europe into our warehouse in London. Our expert packers employ the latest materials and techniques, and tailor make export packing cases to ensure safe delivery.


AWL Packing Sipping & Storage

Today we not only collect nationwide but have diversed into consolidating purchases onto 20,40,45 foot sealed containers and crates shipped direct from our purpose built warehouse to all destinations world wide.

We not only work solely for antique dealers but our expertise in furniture logistics have seen AWL move into home, house, business removals and relocations to all parts of europe such as Bulgaria, Greece, France, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, amongst others.


Kuwahara Ltd Shipping

We offer professional removals, relocations and storage for your home and business in the UK, Europe, Japan and worldwide.


The British Shop Shipping

The British Shop Shipping offers a worldwide service for packing and shipping antiques and fine art. We are specifically capable of shipping delicate and precious items, from antique and contemporary furniture to fragile sculptures. As a specialist freight forwarder, we ship any item that you would expect of a specialist carrier.


Chudley Shipping

The unusual and often fragile items that we have packed and shipped have enabled us to offer a premium service for all work we carry out.We have built up a regular client base of overseas antique dealers who use our service meaning not only can we offer an experienced and comprehensive service but we can obtain rates to make our service very reasonable.

Our team are very experienced, and respected within the Antiques and fine art trade. Whether it be groupage, airfreight or full container shipment we can fulfil your requirements.


Antique Centres

Hemswell Antique Centres

Hemswell Antiques Centre brings together Europe’s largest selection of dealers who can offer you the widest possible range of antiques, collectables and antique furniture. Within three separate buildings you will find around three hundred display areas, which will keep you enthralled for hours. Take your time to wander through our vast array of bygone treasures and – who knows – you may discover that antiques bargain you’ve been searching for?

Newark Antiques Warehouse

Established 1985 Newark Antiques Warehouse is Newark’s largest antique centre. 30 specialist furniture dealers, from all over the UK and Europe sell antique furniture for the dining room, bedroom, hall and living rooms. 17th to 20th century heirloom’s! Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian, Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco, ranging from £50 – £3000. The first floor at the Warehouse contains 67 cabinets. 50 specialist dealers with thousands of interesting antiques smalls and collectors items. Silver and Silver plated ware, jewellery, 18th and 19th century pottery and porcelain, glassware, clocks, watches, vintage luggage, treen, sculpture and metal ware

China Repair

Specialising in china repair since 1989 Professional International Restorer Using only the finest techniques and materials. We are experienced restorers of  Fine Antique and Modern Decorative China, having run a studio for in excess of twenty years.We specialise in the restoration of all manner of Fine Cina, English, Continental and Oriental.Our studio specialises in replicating and matching original colours, each colour palate being carefully hand mixed.With repairs from just £35 please telephone for a Free Consultation.

e.mail Angela Carter at or telephone  07918 193 370


Antiques Atlas – One of the UKs longest established (since 1999) Antique Portals.
Comprehensive online UK Antiques Fairs diary that lists all Arthur Swallows Antique Fairs !

Large Online catalogue of antiques from over 240 dealers throughout the UK.

With stock ranging from Antique Furniture, Silver, Paintings, Jewellery,Antique Clocks, Lighting to Retro with many more categories.
UK Location based antiques directory that lets you search for antique shops, fairs, centres, restorers etc by county throughout the UK. Great for planning your next antiques trip !

Shopping Tours from the USA

Antique Trails

Laura Haller, born in England, has been operating antique shopping tours for antique dealers and collectors for eleven years and has an 85% repeat business.

Cheeky Mare

With over 15 years experience in importing antiques from Europe, The Cheeky Mare provides and all inclusive buying tour and eliminates the need to find packers and Shippers. All purchases are professionally packaged and shipped back to the USA.