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Theatre and Stage

Theatre production and show tour
transportation specialists.


Music Events

Concert and concert tour
transportation specialists.



Festival equipment and event staging
transportation specialists.


Corporate Events

Conference and exhibition transportation specialists.



Orchestral logistics specialists


Southern Van Lines

Specialist transport and storage service to the entertainment industry

For over 25 years Southern Van Lines (SVL) have been providing highly professional and reliable transportation and logistics for clients in the entertainment industry. Our expertise covers theatre productions and tours, music concerts and concert tours, festivals and event staging as well as conferences, exhibitions, and corporate events. SVL's services are available across the UK and Europe. We are conveniently situated within easy and quick reach of central London, just off the M25 with easy access to major transport routes into Europe.

SVL also store theatre props, staging and equipment in our warehousing on the outskirts of London. Our storage solutions cover short and long-term secure storage and we, of course, collect, deliver and organise the logistics of your storage needs.

Carnaby Street Christmas lights transportation
Specialist theatre transport truck outside the Royal Albert Hall, London

Courteous Drivers
To achieve this aim we employ professional, helpful and courteous drivers. Most of our drivers have been with us for many years. We try, where possible, to keep the same drivers throughout a tour to maintain continuity.

Our Fleet
We operate a modern fleet of trucks with 30ft to 45ft flat floor mega-cube trailers equipped with tail-lifts, tie-rails, load bars, and ramps. Our trucks meet the current European Emission Standard and comply with the London Low Emission Zone. Our experienced drivers will assist with the loading and unloading at each venue.

Click for useful details of our fleet including capacities, the equipment included and what they are typically used for.

The SVL's philosophy is to provide a high quality, competitive, helpful and friendly service that our customers want to use again and again.

Contact us now for a competitive quote