Latest News

Here you'll find the latest news from Collett, from heavy haulage and heavy lift projects, news from the marine & consulting teams and stories to shout about.


Faymonville Additions to the Fleet

Faymonville Joins the Fleet

We’ve added two new Faymonville trailers to our fleet, one 2 axle MegaMAX and one 3 axle MultiMAX and they're already hard at work moving across the company.

Training4Transport Now Offer Van Smart Training

Van Smart Training

Designed to reduce work related road risks and improve safety standards, Van Smart is a Transport for London (TfL) backed driver training programme.

New Weighbridge at Our Halifax Depot

New Weighbridge Installed

In response to the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations, which came into force in July 2016, we’ve invested in a new weighbridge at our Head Office in Halifax.

New Heavy Lift Skidding System

New Heavy Lift Lightweight Skidding System

We’ve added a new, lightweight, 200Te capacity jacking and skidding system to our collection, ideal for relocating industrial machinery and components in confined spaces.

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

In October we headed to the 10th annual Halifax Business Awards and for the second time we were delighted to be named as Innovator of the Year!

Central London with 87 Tonnes

Central London with 87Te

It’s been a busy weekend for the Collett team as we hit the road and headed to the Capital with 87 Tonnes of steel plate girder from specialist structural steel fabricators, William Hare.

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide Published

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide

The guidelines will help address the problem of trailers tipping over, which has happened even though the operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

New Escort Driver Training Gets Underway

Escort Driver Training

The City & Guilds Certificate of Competence in Abnormal Loads Escort Driver training proves a popular addition to our Training 4 Transport programme!

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Collett & Sons partners up with Leeds Beckett University Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme (KTP) to net business and drive high profile engagement. 

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies 2016

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies

We had a fantastic night at the 2016 Heavies Awards and we're delighted to be highly commended for the the Job of the Year (BE16/VR1)!

Littlebrook on the Move

Littlebrook on the Move

Collett were once again approached by Drax Power Ltd, this time to facilitate the relocation of nine 185 Tonne transformers as a result of Littlebrook Power Station D’s closure.

Expansion of our Grangemouth Depot

Expansion of our Grangemouth Depot

We've expanded our portside Grangemouth Scottish depot increasing our total area of operation to 6 acres ideal for the handling of project cargo.

Goole Business Award for the Collett Team!

Business Award for the Collett Team!

The Collett & Sons team return home victorious after being named as the Large Business of the Year at the 2016 Goole and Howdenshire Business Awards!

British International Freight AssociationConstruction Plant-Hire AssociationESTAInternational Federation of Freight Forwarders AssociationFleet Operators Recognition SchemeSilver Accreditation Fleet Operator Recognition SchemeHeavy Transport AssociationISO 9001 UKASISO 14001 UKASOHSAS 18001 UKASAchilles Power & Tech RegisteredRoad Haulage AssociationThe Route To Space AllianceSafe Contractor ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

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