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Shipping Containers to UK

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Movecorp are experts in Shipping Containers to the UK

Shipping Containers to the UKOpting to use container shipping to the UK from the UK is a great idea. If you have an abundance of household items to take over to the UK, but you’re not sure how, don’t leave anything behind, bring it all with you using our freight shipping.

Movecorp are experts in sending shipping containers to the UK from the UK because we have done it so many times. No matter the size of the delivery or the items being shipped, we’ll get the job done right every time.

Living in UK

The United Kingdom comprises England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, and is situated to the north-west of mainland Europe. The country has a monarchy, of which Queen Elizabeth II is the current Head of State. The country is currently estimated to have a population of 66,020,229; around 20% of these reside in London and its suburbs. The United Kingdom has a long and varied history, with various different rulers in different areas as well as conflict. More recently, the nation was involved in both World Wars, and has an arsenal of nuclear weapons. Politically, the most notable event of recent times is the 2016 referendum which decided that the United Kingdom would leave the European Union. The United Kingdom’s geography is rather varied; from flat plains in the east to a generally hilly landscape in much of centre, and rugged fells and mountains in the north. the UK’s economy is highly centred on its service sector; much of its past manufacturing strength has been diminished by global competitors. However, the automotive industry remains significant, as does aerospace production. Culturally, the United Kingdom is unique and has been globally influential; various sports such as football originated in the country, while literary figures such as William Shakespeare have had immeasurable impacts on what is now a global language.

Useful UK Travel Info

Flight Time From UK Currency Main Airports Main Shipping Ports
N/A GB Pound Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester, Stanstead, Luton, Edinburgh, Birmingham Grimsby, London, Tees/Hartlepool, Liverpool, Felixstowe, Forth Ports, Belfast

How Do I Use Shipping Containers to the UK?

Shipping containers to the UK from the UK is easy with Movecorp. All you have to do is give us a call for a quick, free quote so that we can begin to understand your shipping needs. From there, we will send out a surveying service team to assess the items you wish to ship in a container to the UK.

After that, our expert wrapping and packing team will prep your items for shipping and put them in our shipping containers. You can opt to use a shared container or a sole-use container. Almost anything can be shipped, from sofas and beds to computers and bikes – simply ask!

Then we will ship your goods to the UK and unpack them upon arrival at your chosen destination. Easy peasy!

How Much Does It Cost to Send Shipping Containers to the UK?

It will be faster but more expensive if you opt to use air freight. If you have a large load of items, you will need to use a sole-use container. This way you can fill the entire shipping container, the 20ft or 40ft options, as needed.

Cost to Send Shipping Containers to the UK

Included in the cost of shipping containers to the UK:

  • A move coordinator to help with the whole process
  • Insurance on your goods
  • Packing and unpacking
  • Door-to-door collection and delivery

What are the shipping methods for sending items to the UK?

Air FreightRoad FreightSea Freight

Shipping-containers to the UK via Air Freight

If you need your belongings in the UK in a hurry, airfreight is the quickest transit method to move your possessions internationally. Shipping-containers via air freight are highly convenient, but this does come with a higher price tag. Your quote for the UK Shipping-containers is calculated based on the weight of your consignment, meaning it is not so economical for larger loads such as an entire home.

If you are only sending a one bedroom flat, some boxes of clothes or a few items of furniture to the UK but you require them urgently, air freight is a convenient transport method. Many Movecorp customers will make use of our air freight to the UK service cooperatively with another method of transportation. Such as sending a small number of items they need as a priority via air freight and everything else they can send via sea freight to cut costs.

Another factor that might influence the cost of your Shipping-containers to the UK via air freight is what happens with your goods upon their arrival in the UK. You can choose to collect your goods at the airport yourself, or you can request that diligent moving teams deliver your goods to the kerbside of your new home.

Shipping-containers to the UK via Road Freight

Road freight is one of our most popular transit methods, in particular for Shipping-containers to the UK. Road freight is a faster option than sea freight, far more economical than air freight and it can be used for consignments of all sizes. Whether you need to send a few boxes, bulky furniture pieces or your whole home to the UK - road freight is suitable.

There are two road freight options for Shipping-containers to the UK, a shared service or dedicated service to suit your needs. Our shared service provides flexibility to choose a collection window to suit you. However, because you will be sharing a moving van, your Shipping-containers to the UK will not begin its journey until the van is full. This is a cost-effective option as you will only pay for the space your goods consume.

Our dedicated service gives you total freedom to choose your exact move date and time and you will pay for and receive a sole use removals truck to fill how you wish. This is a common road freight method for those moving larger homes, furniture items, vehicles and office spaces.

Our hard work and dedication means we are now proud partners of a number of worldwide shipping and removals organisations. Therefore, when you choose road freight for Shipping-containers to the UK, you will receive the same attentive and superior service as you would in the UK.

Shipping-containers to the UK via Sea Freight

For Shipping-containers to the UK, sea freight is one of the most favoured transport methods due to its cost-effectiveness and ease for our clients. Shipping-containers to the UK via sea freight can sometimes be a slow process, therefore we advise that you allow ample time for your delivery.

Shared container load is the ideal Shipping-containers to the UK choice if you have a small consignment such as a one bedroom flat, a studio apartment or a small office space. All of your goods and furnishings will be wrapped, packed and loaded onto a shared shipping container to the UK and you will only pay for the space this baggage occupies.

Dedicated container load is the recommended the UK Shipping-containers method if you are sending an entire home load or a large commercial office space. You will pay to receive the sole use of a 20ft or 40ft shipping container. A 20ft container will fit a three-bedroom home comfortably and 40ft is sufficient space if you want to send a vehicle amongst other goods.

Owing to our partnership with a number of global removals organisations, your goods will be delivered to the destination of your choice in the UK, by a team of movers that are committed to delivering a premium service.

Why Choose Movecorp for Your Container Shipping to the UK?

At Movecorp, we are so confident in our services for shipping containers UK to the UK that we offer a price match service. If you can find a better price, we will try to beat it. You’ll be pleased to know that we are accredited by the British Association of Removers (BAR) and many other organisations, so you know you are getting a quality service.

Make sure you enjoy your trip abroad by trusting in Movecorp to handle all the hard parts when shipping containers to the UK.

Call us today on 020 7127 4597 for your free estimate
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