Paul Townsend wrote:The enquiry was triggered by the thought of paying to have the layout crated professionally for local storage.
If you make packing boxes for the layout, they can be used when (if) it is to go to exhibitions. This was shown in my series on baseboard construction and can be found on pages 21 -23 of Scalefour News 177.
Having crates made professionally is likely to be expensive and whilst no one would want to have their pride and joy damaged in a house move, the cost may be a consideration. Alternatively find some friends with the necessary woodworking skills - it is not that difficult.