Removals Company & Storage Contractors

Making removals and storage simple.

With the addition of our newest warehouse and large fleet of vehicles, we know how to get your removals and storage needs right.

Established in 1498, we are one of the world’s oldest transportation companies

The world renowned moving expertsspanning five centuries!

Thinking of moving? Put your trust in Shore Porters today. We are recognised internationally as the removal experts. 

Whether you wish to ship a single item or a houseful of personal effects, we’ll take care of all the details.

Recognised across the world as the expert removals company for handling and shipping fine art and antiques.

Container storage, conventional storage or commercial storage. We can cover your packing and storage needs.

From price estimation and project planning through to packing, storing and the successful delivery of goods.

Satisfied customers

Move from Birmingham to Aberdeen
reviewed October 2022
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Moved from Birmingham to Aberdeen, pick up by removals firm was on a return trip from London so it suited them from a logistics perspective..

"The guys in the office were very good at keeping in contact and updating the arrival times. When the packers arrived they were very efficient and friendly. Everything arrived at the destination in one piece! Later, when we managed to unpack all the boxes they came by and collected the empties. Overall, very satisfied with the service."

Customer in LN11
reviewed October 2022
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From the day the surveyer came to the day the last piece of furniture was placed in the house (exactly where we wanted it) everything went like clock work, great company, great removal men and great service..

"Thank you for everything and we would definitely recommend to anyone who may be looking for a removal company."

Customer in DD10
reviewed October 2022
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From a one bedroomed 11th floor multi storey flat to a first floor two bedroomed flat 40 miles away..

"Was a very efficient, careful service from start to finish done in record time and with good humour! All possessions arrived damage free. Very impressive service and have and will continue to recommend you as the Company to go to."

Move from Aberdeen to rural North East England
reviewed September 2022
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Move from Aberdeen to rural North East England, tricky entry up narrow steep stone steps to new house.

"They were all wonderful! They all worked non-stop, and were always cheery and uncomplaining despite the challenge for Craig and Mathew of carrying heavy furniture up steep steps, managing to shoehorn through narrow doors and up narrow stairs. Packing was carefully done. I truly admire their skills, professionalism and stamina. Couldn't have asked for a nicer, kinder Crew to help me move house."

Customer in AB11
reviewed September 2022
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Move from a two bedroom terraced house to a two bedroom 1st floor flat. The flat is in a retirement complex, there is a lift in the building but removal companies, furniture delivery companies etc, are not permitted to use the lift.

"From obtaining the initial quotation right through to the actual packing up and delivery to the new location I felt assured that the company would do a good job. All the staff I was in contact with were helpful, understanding and answered any concerns/questions I had."

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Moving Experts

Whether you wish to ship a single item or a houseful of personal effects, we’ll take care of all the details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. The most recent stay at home guidance from the Scottish Government states, “activities in connection with moving home (including viewing a property), are permitted as long as the correct health and safety procedures are in place.

For more info, see Can I Move House During Covid-19 Lockdown?

As soon as you know you are moving, call Shore Porters and ask for a representative to call round.  We will quickly assess your requirements and establish a timescale, costs, special arrangements, etc.  We do not advise waiting until you have a moving date because it is important that you know costs at the earliest opportunity so that you can budget for your move.  Moving dates can be arranged with us later once they are confirmed. See our domestic removals or international removals pre-move survey sections for more details.

Of course, and we are delighted to help. Our free, no-obligation survey and quotation will be tailored to your individual needs and budget. For example, Shore Porters can pack everything, only breakables or nothing (providing you with boxes to pack yourself) – it’s your choice. We can also advise on specialist packing of items such as antiques, pictures and objects of sentimental value.

Shore Porters has an excellent reputation for providing a first-class service. However, that doesn’t mean we charge the most expensive fees! With the free, no-obligations assessment available from our experienced team, your quote will always be tailored to your needs and budget. And if you can be flexible about your moving date, we can even advise on further cost-saving solutions, such as sharing the load with other customers going your way. To find out just how competitive our costs are, see our free, no-obligation moving estimate page.

Shore Porters, of course – to anywhere in the world. Our global network of trusted agents work to our own high standards and so you can be assured that you will always be in safe and experienced hands. We are regularly audited by FIDI –the largest global alliance of independent quality international removal companies – and are members of the US-based International Association of Removers (IAM). Also, as members of the British Association of Removers (BAR) Overseas Group, we are financially vetted and bonded to guarantee your move.

We are pleased to offer you a range of secured and alarmed storage options to suit your specific requirements.  Read more on our Storage and Self Storage pages. You can obtain a free, no-obligation storage estimate on our storage estimate page.

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