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Wherever in Europe you are moving to, we can get your belongings there safely.

Founded in 1854, Bishop’s Move has put this moving to Europe guide together from it's unrivalled knowledge in European removals and shipping.

Our nationwide network of branches around the UK and our international network of established overseas partners enable us to provide global solutions for all our customers.

Through our International Division we offer a first class removal service. We can help you if you are moving to Europe, further afield or if your belongings are being imported to the UK. Whether you are emigrating, retiring abroad or being relocated by your employer.

As the largest family owned removal company in the UK, we pride ourselves on personal care and traditional values. From a private individual to a multi-national business, Bishop’s Move understands the importance of providing a quality service which can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Moving abroad requires specialist knowledge and experience.

Bishop’s Move International Division has a team of experts and fully trained staff committed to ensuring that your move overseas is as stress free as possible from start to finish.

Information and Advice on Moving to Europe


The key to a trouble-free move is careful planning and thorough organisation – every step of the way.

Initial Contact

From the moment you first make contact with us, our moving consultants will ensure you receive the very best advice on transportation and other services, helping you make the right decisions based on your needs.

Our international consultants will back this up with factual advice and a detailed moving schedule.


Our move consultants can advise on insurance cover and arrange on your behalf if required. Bishop & Sons' Depositories Limited are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority for Insurance Mediation act.

Packing & Wrapping

We can advise on the best materials and cartons to be used to ensure your belongings stay safe. Specific items can be specially export wrapped, if required and, if you are moving fragile items that require casing, we can tailor-make crates to protect them.  We can also assist with the red tape side of relocating so make use of our many years’ experience of preparing paperwork and dealing with customs regulations.


Our modern, purpose-built warehouses are the secure answer if you decide to put some, or all, of your belongings into storage.


If you would like more information, or to download this as a pdf, please refer here for our:

Moving to Europe Guide