Bespoke plywood or card export packing crates, each made to exact customer requirements, with a range of cushioned linings and exterior components.

Export Packing

Anything from the smallest work of art, to earthquake simulators, we have the experience and knowledge of how to pack it safely and securely for export.

Dangerous Goods

Dangerous goods is where we started over 30 years ago. Specialising in everything thats dangerous for export freight, we can pack it for you.

About us

Specialist Packers & Bespoke Crates

Universal Packing Specialists is a second generation family run packing company based at London’s Heathrow Airport.

All export crates are manufactured onsite in Hayes, West London.  Timber, plywood and card is sourced from FSC suppliers and all timber is heat treated and  is ISPM15 compliant (GB-FC0122-HT) meaning everything we make is suitable for global export.


Years serving Heathrow Airport as export packing specialists


staff operating from our hayes depot


Average number of bespoke crates we make per week

More than 37 years experience in industry

Established in 1985, Universal Packing has been serving clients around Heathrow Airport, London and the home counties for the last 37 years.  The company started life specialising in packing dangerous goods for airfreight, established by Derek Belcher and Peter Fullbrook.  The company has been passed down a generation and is now owned and run by Peter’s sons Jonathan & Matthew.

We can help with any packing requirements

Whether you’re looking to transport a small delicate item or a large heavy machine, we have the knowledge and skills to assit you.  We specialise in all forms of export packing from our depot close to Heathrow airport.

As well as packing, we can supply empty packing cases for customers to self pack.  We operate 24 hours a day, manufacturing every single case bespoke to the customers exact requirements.


The Specialists at Heathrow

Contact Us

Dangerous Goods

Please contact our dangerous goods team for all enquiries relating to dangerous / hazardous goods to be moved by air, road or sea.


01753 561 461 (Option 1)


Please contact our casemaking team for all enquiries relating to the supply of empty crates to your specification for self packing.


01753 561 461 (Option 2)

Export Packing

Please contact our packing team for all enquiries relating to anything you would like Universal to pack on your behalf.


01753 561 461 (Option 3)

Unit 4e Swallowfield Way, Hayes, UB3 1DQ


Special Requirements? Get in touch

Whatever your requirements, please get in touch to discuss to see how we can help.

Please speak to the relevant team to see how Universal Packing can help with your packing requirements.

01753 561 461

Universal Packing Specialists Ltd, Unit 4e Swallowfield Way, Hayes, UB3 1DQ
Tel: 01753 561 461

Company No:  01962097
VAT Number:  GB438787984