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For nearly 30 years PACK & SEND has been supplying art shipping services to galleries, collectors, dealers, artists and exhibitions around the world. Whether it be a single piece that needs to be moved from its place of purchase to its new home, or an entire collection to be moved to the other side of the world, PACK & SEND’s knowledge, experience and attention to detail will ensure your shipment goes smoothly. Our levels of customer service are legendary and we pride ourselves on having customers who become raving fans once they have experienced our service.

To find your nearest PACK & SEND service centre use our online service centre locator or call us on 0345 873 9990.



All of PACK & SEND’s service centres are approved service providers with LAPADA. This means that LAPADA users get full access to our specialist art & antique shipping ensuring they can ship their purchases or sales anywhere in the world!


Worldwide Delivery and Collection

PACK & SEND have an extensive range of international shipping methods from road freight, air freight to sea freight solutions for those extremely substantial pieces or collections. Whether your shipment is destined for continental Europe or further afield we can provide a shipping solution that satisfies the demands placed upon it by yourself and your customers. All shipments require signatures upon delivery, are barcoded to allow for full traceability throughout the journey and where required we can provide unpacking and hanging services for the more discerning of your clients.

For extremely sensitive pieces we can provide a full onboard courier service meaning that we will physically accompany your shipment throughout its journey to the final delivery point.

Through our imports team, we can provide reverse collections and import them back into the UK where pieces have been out for display or exhibition and require repatriation. We can also provide the facility to collect pieces bought or sourced abroad and import them back to the UK.

To find your nearest PACK & SEND service centre use our online service centre locator or call us on 0345 873 9990.

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Packing Solutions


At PACK & SEND we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver our brand promise of shipping anything, anywhere – no matter how fragile, awkward in shape, large or valuable. A large part of our ability to deliver this promise is our expertise in packing; no matter how delicate or valuable the item may be and no matter what constraints are placed upon it by the shipping method.

Cases and Crates

All our crates are made to the individual specification for the job in hand. They are made from the highest quality kiln-dried timber all of which is 56/30 ISPM15 certified. Each crate can be lined with a variety of cushioning materials of various thicknesses and densities depending upon the nature of the item travelling. All can have wheels, hinges or handles if the job requires and polythene or waterproof lining if needed.

Where a lighter and more economical outer packaging is appropriate we can build to individual specification tri-wall or double-wall cases which saves weight whilst providing a robust outer casing.


For those items that must travel upright or on any particular axis, an A-Frame can be added to the crate in order to ensure the correct orientation of the crate is maintained whilst in transit.

This is what one customer had to say about their experience – ‘I had four small paintings sent from London to Perth, Western Australia. The process was exceptionally smooth and the paintings arrived quickly and very safely packed.’

To find your nearest PACK & SEND service centre use our online service centre locator or call us on 0345 873 9990.

Art in Gallery


The volumetric weight of a package serves as a gauge for its density. This, sometimes known as dimensional weight, is used by shipping and courier companies to determine how much a delivery will cost. The delivery charge will be based on the greater of the shipment’s actual weight or volumetric weight.

Shippers might therefore reduce the price of consignments as a result. It could be challenging to manage a shipment of hefty but light products if the entire weight is charged.

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The final volumetric weight for your package will be influenced by the shipping service used and this range shows the top and bottom values for the dimensions entered. The weight calculation used can be clarified by the Service Centre during the estimate process.


PACK & SEND have been aiding artists safely transport their artwork around the world to exhibitions, new homes or anywhere else for nearly 30 years! In this period we have, of course, worked with a wide range of art which has put our services to the test.

Despite the challenges that some art can cause, we used our expertise to find a solution to PACK & SEND this work to make sure these artists can showcase their masterpieces to a global audience. We have featured some of the specialist jobs we have done as case studies, from artists such as Luke Jerram and Valeria Nascimento.

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Art of the Month

PACK & SEND Art of the Month is a competition run on social media on the last Friday of the month. This competition is designed to give back to the art community by offering a place where artists can showcase their work to a wide audience. All winning entries are featured on the PACK & SEND website as well as being posted on all of our social media platforms too, these are; FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn and Pinterest.

For more information on how to take part and see the previous winners visit the website.

Art of the Month

Can you safely pack my artwork for safe shipping?

Our expert packers can safely pack your art no matter how valuable or fragile it is. Custom crates can be made for artwork too with foam in place technology for extra protection.

Where can you deliver my art to?

PACK & SEND have a range of international and domestic shipping options, fit to transport your packaged art to wherever in the world you need it to go. We also offer collection services for art across the entire UK, if the collection is required outside of the UK, we can advise on how to safely pack your art for safe delivery.

Do you offer loss or damage cover for art shipments?

At PACK & SEND we offer comprehensive loss and damage cover for all art shipments regardless of their value. This cover does only apply to goods that have been packed and shipped by PACK & SEND and cannot be offered as a product for goods that are being shipped by a third party. Contact your nearest PACK & SEND service centre to find out how they can organise this for your shipment.

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At PACK & SEND we know how important it is for you to reach all your international destinations via a single service provider. We provide a wide range of options for your international shipping solutions to ensure that you can always find the service you need depending on the package that you need to send overseas.

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PACK & SEND are truly the experts when it comes to custom packaging and crating those fragile, large, awkward and valuable items like computers, servers, artworks and antiques. We specialise in accessing the right type of packaging for any item and using all other resources available to protect your shipment.

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We take every care to make sure that your items stay safe during transit. However, for complete peace of mind when you send your shipments domestically or internationally, we provide Shipping Warranty protection to cover you for loss or damage to your important shipments.

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