Holding the Queens Royal Warrant for Removals and Storage Services since 1989


Abels is one of the leading removals and storage companies in the UK, specialising in moving both private and corporate clients within the UK, Europe and Internationally. Having held the Queens Royal Warrant for Removals and Storage Services since 1989 the company has become renowned for it comprehensive range of services designed to make the process of moving home anywhere in the world as easy and stress free as possible.

Moving expertise

 Our staff are comprehensively trained in all aspects of moving. Operational staff hone the skills in our “in house” training school on the practical skills of packing and handling your possessions. Our customer services team are experts in their chosen area of global relocation. As a recognised “Investor in People” our staff development and training programmes are a key element to our success and ensure we maintain expertise now and in the future.

Quality Assured

Abels are accredited to the highest standards within the removals and relocation industry, holding British Standards Institution and International Standards accreditations for Quality, Environmental, Health and Safety sytems and Investors in People. For our International services we hold the FIDI-FAIM-Plus International accreditation. All these standards are independently audited on a regular basis.

Criminal Records Bureau checks

For your peace of mind, all our employees are checked via the CRB process which is reviewed on a regular basis adding further protection and peace of mind for you and your family when moving home.

Services include:

Pre-move consultation

Pre-move consultation

A skilled, experienced and knowledgeable consultant will visit your home to discuss your specific requirements. Every move is tailored to meet your exact needs and a clear move plan together with detailed costs is produced for your approval.

Packing services

Comprehensive range of packing services

Offering a range of packing options from a “complete service”, where you leave everything to Abels skilled team, to a “selective packing” service where you may feel that you have the time to pack the majority of your possession but there are a few pieces you wish to leave to the professionals. In other words Abels will provide as much or as little support in packing as you feel you require.

Fine Art, Antiques, Clocks, Pianos & more!

Fine Art, Antiques, Clocks, Pianos, Chandeliers and Objet D’art 

These products require the very highest levels of skill gained from years of experience, specialist packing and attention to detail. All of which Abels are recognised in delivering on a consistent basis. Within this service specialist where crates are required to protect a piece whilst in transit these are manufactured within our own facilities.

European Services

European Services

Weekly Services from the UK to destinations throughout Europe designed to cater for a full house move to a small consignment.

International Relocations

International Relocations

As a shareholder in Harmony Relocations, Abels can take care of your needs no matter where you relocate to.  Ensuring you receive the very highest of quality services in whatever destination you choose, to and from the UK and 3rd country movements

Other services

Other services include but are not limited to :

  • Storage Service
  • Maid Service
  • Project management
  • Personal assistant
  • Car Concierge Service
  • Trades such as electricians, plumbers and carpenters.
  • Pet relocations

For further information on the range of services Abels can provide please visit our website or contact John Watson, Managing Director or call 020 3797 2690