Abels Moving Services


UK Moves :Services are tailored to your needs with our highly qualified crew looking after every detail.

Storage : Purpose built, modern storage facilities across the country with 24 hour monitoring systems.

Commercial : Includes business relocation, storage, document services, furniture fitting and installation.

About Us
Below is a summary of the key dates in Abels’ history. More detail can be found by viewing the Abels story:

  • Started delivering goods as an Auctioneer in 1958
  • Completed first large container warehouse in 1976
  • Opened own Training School in 1980
  • Moved wedding presents for Prince Charles and Princess Diana in 1981
  • Developed Marks & Spencer Home Delivery Service
  • Awarded the Royal Warrant to Her Majesty the Queen since 1988
  • BS EN ISO 9001 awarded in 1993
  • Abels purchased by Hays plc in 1991
  • Gained Investor in People Award in 1995, the first moving company to do so
  • Management Buyout in 1998
  • Updated corporate identity and service presentation in 2001
  • Warehouse facilities in Brandon (Suffolk), Ely and Huntingdon (Cambridgeshire)
  • Obtained contracts for the Abels Home Delivery Furniture Service in 2003 from The
  • John Lewis Partnership and Wesley Barrell                                                                         HRH, Prince Andrew, with Philip Pertoldi, Abels’ group managing director, at the opening of the company’s new warehouse in Ely, Cambridgeshir .Moving within the UK :
    We offer full home removals services across the entire UK, including the Scottish islands, the Isle of Man and the Channel Islands.

    Removals services
    Our removals services include:


  • Home moving services – moving from residence-to-residence
  • Office moving services – moving or relocating offices
  • Commercial moving services – other commercial moving services including business relocation, document and other storage, FF&E and retail services
    All our removals services are tailored to meet your specific removals needs and includes your own Customer Services Manager, detailed move planning, and the same highly qualified and security-cleared crew throughout your move.

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