Overseas removals

Britannia Bradshaw has been moving people around the globe since 1884, and no location is too exotic or difficult for our experienced professionals. We have the experience and knowledge to ensure your overseas removal is performed professionally and goes smoothly.

It doesn't matter how big or small your international move is - we can arrange for the transport for just a few items all the way through to multiple containers, cars, etc.

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Shipping container sizes

Below are the sizes and dimensions of the most commonly used containers to ship household goods and personal effects.

The cubic capacity stated is the maximum. When loading household goods and personal effects allow for a 10% reduction in capacity.

Container size Length mm Width mm Height mm Capacity in cubic metres
20' General Purpose 5893 2337 2388 32.9
40' General Purpose 12014 2337 2388 67
40' High Cube 12014 2337 2667 75.8
45' High Cube 13556 2352 2698 86

 

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Overseas removals transit times

The transit times listed below are typical, however, shipping lines do alter schedules from time to time without prior notice. It is worth noting that transit times can be impacted by economic fluctuations and adverse weather conditions.

For most ports there are several weekly sailings and the transit times and costs will vary. Times shown are door-to-door.

Destination Shared container Sole use container
Australia 10 - 12 weeks 7 - 9 weeks
Canada - East coast 6 - 9 weeks 4 - 5 weeks
Canada - West coast 10 - 12 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
Far East 8 -10 weeks 5 - 6 weeks
Mediterranean 6 - 9 weeks 3 - 5 weeks
New Zealand 10 - 12 weeks 7 - 9 weeks
South Africa - Cape Town, Durban 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
South Africa - Johannesburg 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks
Canary Islands 8 - 12 weeks 4 - 5 weeks
Dubai & UAE 7 -11 weeks 4 - 6 weeks
USA - East coast and Florida 8 - 12 weeks 4 - 6 weeks
USA - West coast - San Francisco/Los Angeles 9 - 13 weeks 5 - 7 weeks

 

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Removal quote appointment booking service

Britannia Bradshaw can help your move go smoothly. Contact us for a free, no obligation quote, or by calling 0161 877 5555 (Manchester) or 0121 504 0966 (Birmingham & Coventry) and speak with one of our removals specialists.

How are our appointments carried out

In the current times you might prefer that we don't visit your house in person to carry out a survey. This is fully understandable and we can just as easily undertake the survey by video call, using whatever method you're comfortable with, usually FaceTime or WhatsApp.

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Enormous thanks for providing such a professional and competent service.

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
Diocese of Birmingham recommended list of firms to contact.

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Your willingness to be flexible and accommodate our desire (at a cheaper rate) to move in stages with a smaller van.

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
Absolutely first rate. Hard working, cheerful, thoughtful, diligent, hardly put a foot wrong and very quick to acknowledge small issues that did come up.

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
Nothing I can think of!

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
Enormous thanks for providing such a professional and competent service.

Charlie Butler

They were brilliant

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
Flyer through the door & then googled reviews

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
9/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Good price & good reviews

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
They were brilliant!  Really quick, took care of all my belongings, explained what happened next!

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
Nothing from my side

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Helen Fraser

Brilliant, pleasant, professional and fun to be with

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Your service has been first class from start to finish and we could find no fault whatsoever.

This process has been very difficult and protracted for us so to get such good support on the actual move itself was so comforting. The guys were all brilliant, pleasant, professional and fun to be with. All good Black Country lads. Please pass on our appreciation and reward them appropriately.                               

Andrew Skinner

The move was done at the time stated and very efficiently.

Why did you choose to get a quote from us and where did you get our contact details?
Details through post.

How would you rate the way we dealt with your initial enquiry?
10/10

How would you rate the survey that we carried out?
10/10

Why did you choose to move/store with us?
Friendly service and cheaper than other quote.

How would you rate your move team?
10/10

Would you like to tell us anything about your move team?
Very efficient, professional and friendly.

How would you rate our communication?
10/10

How can we improve our service?
Not sure you can.

How likely are you to recommend us to your friends / family?
10/10

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your move?
The move was done at the time stated and very efficiently.

Christine Haley

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