Five Oceans - Fine Art & Antiques
Oxford, Reading, Witney
Expert Care & Advice
Five Oceans Moving & Storage has been safely transporting and storing fine art for galleries, museums and private individuals. Over the years we have developed a clear understanding of what our clients require and a strong practical understanding of how it should be done. Five Oceans professional technicians are highly trained and able to safely handle and install artworks in varying media. We have performed fine art and antique removals across the country, including areas such as Oxford, Bicester and Banbury.
Packing & Shipping
Offering All Aspects
Five Oceans offers all aspects of fine art packing and shipping. As well as conventional air and sea freight, we also operate cost effective consolidated shipments throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.
We cater for galleries, private collectors and consultants with a comprehensive range of services from collection management, customised packing, local transport and condition reporting to co-ordinating complex international art fairs, exhibitions and installations. Our network of international fine art agents also enables us to have a truly global reach.
High Security Warehouses And Viewing Facilities
Five Oceans differ to other moving companies as we have access to a broad range of specialist materials and methods, focusing on the protection and safety of any object in our care. These methods range from cost-efficient one-way casing to the full museum standard. All materials used comply with current international specifications. Our warehouse is custom built for the storage of fine art and antiques with state of the art security systems and closely managed handling procedures. Based in Oxfordshire we are perfectly positioned to offer our services to the surrounding towns and cities, including Oxford Banbury and Bicester.
Team Structure And Training
Five Oceans removals and storage full time art and object handlers have a wealth of experience which is shared and communicated through flexible team structures that encourage the spread of skills. New members of staff are put through an induction process and a series of placements with experienced staff to ensure consistency in our handling procedures. Written handling standards underpin each Technician's personal training plan. Ongoing performance management is augmented with an annual appraisal, where each member of staff is able to discuss their longer term development. We have a good range of experience and skills to create the most appropriate team for each project. If you would like to find out even more about our fine art and antiques services or even any of our other services listed on our site, including international shipping and office removals then please do not hesitate to get in contact with us, whatever your location whether it be in Oxfordshire or further afield we would love to hear from you.