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

Kent to Aberdeenshire - Move & Storage
reviewed 8 December 2021
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I moved from kent to Aberdeenshire in October. My belongings had been stored in a container for the prior six months.

"I wanted to use the Shore Porters as I had walked past their business daily on my way to nursery school. So knew they were a long standing company as well as a reliable business. They listened to my requirements and a date was set for the removal and transportation of my belongings once I had completed and had the keys to my new home. Their men both at the pickup point and delivery point were very respectfully my goods, polite and knew what they were doing. I can recommend the Shore Porters without any hesitation"

Aberdeen to Perthshire - Storage & move
reviewed 28 November 2021
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From Aberdeen city to Bridge of Earn, Perthshire,via storage for 7 weeks.

"Both loading staff and unloading staff were polite and accommodating and professional in all aspects of the procedure. Packing and unloading were done with care."

Removal & Storage
reviewed 23 November 2021
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Move out from our Flat A to storage and move in to Bungalow B.

"From Quotation the delivery everything was very professional and on time. I really don’t have any negative comments to make about any of the service and team involved, only praise…..GG"

Local removal
reviewed 22 November 2021
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Moved from upstairs flat to another ground floor flat at the end of the complex

"The 2 fellows were very prompt, courteous, friendly and professional. Nothing was too much trouble and even asked us if we wanted to try the furniture in different positions if we were not too sure of where to put items. Took off the front door without complaint to get large sofa into flat and it was no bother to the,. They were extremely helpful."

Antique desk collection & delivery
reviewed 22 November 2021
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Moving one antique desk/bookcase from Hampshire to Aberdeen.

"No problems with the move. The removal lorry arrived early for collection and delivery."

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Moving house with a cat

Moving House with a Cat

Moving a cat from one house to another can be stressful for both humans and cats. Some swift planning and preparation, however, will help ease the transition and ensure a smooth move for everyone.

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London Centenary

2021 sees Rumsey and Son (the London branch of Shore Porters) achieve an important milestone, its 100th

Local and Worldwide
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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