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.


Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Collett’s Girder Bridge trailer is called into action once again, this time to facilitate the delivery of two 200Te transformers destined for the onshore substation at Burbo Bank.

We've Seen a Horse Fly...

We've Seen a Horse Fly...

...we've seen a dragon fly... we’ve seen a house fly... and now we’ve seen an elephant fly!  Not an everyday job, the team take on the lifting and transport of a 10 Tonne life sized Indian elephant.

Turbine Deliveries to Strathy North Completed

Turbine Deliveries to Strathy North Completed

Our team have been situated in the Scottish Highlands travelling back and forth from Scrabster port to site assisting Senvion with the delivery of SSE’s Strathy North Wind Farm in Sutherland.

A Trip with Transformers

A Trip with Transformers

Doing what we do best, the Collett team take to the road this time with six transformers, each measuring x6m (L) x4m (W) x5m (H) and weighing 185 Tonnes.

FORS Silver Accreditation

FORS Silver Accreditation

Our commitment to improving safety, environmental impact and efficiency has been acknowledged by the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme and we have been given the silver stamp of approval.

100% Achilles Audit for Collett

100% Achilles Audit for Collett

After undertaking a rigorous Achilles B2 independent audit of our SHEQ Management Systems, we've come out on top scoring 100% across five categories.

Collett Set Sail for the Caribbean

Collett Set Sail for the Caribbean

It’s not everyday you get asked to go on a trip to the Caribbean, especially not carrying two 89 Tonne diesel engines!

3 Axle Doll Bogie Enters the UK Market

3 Axle Doll Bogie Enters the UK Market

For the first time in over 10 years, a 3 axle Doll Bogie trailer has entered the UK market, destined to be the latest addition to the specialist trailer fleet of Collett.

Supporting Overgate Hospice

Supporting Overgate Hospice

Collett are proud to be a Corporate Member supporting Overgate Hospice, a local charity with a mission to ensure that patients and those close to them live with the best possible quality of life.

Jack Joins RenewableUK's Face of Wind

Jack Joins RenewableUK's Face of Wind

Our Projects Manager Jack Collett becomes RenewableUK’s latest Face of Wind. A resource for anyone interested in a career in renewables. 

Jacking & Skidding from Leeds to Kent

Jacking & Skidding from Leeds to Kent

Collett’s new jacking & skidding system proved a shrewd investment as it was called upon to facilitate the move of a 50 Tonne transformer.

Four Awards for Collett!

Four Awards for Collett!

Wow, what a night! Friday saw the first ever Heavies Awards, a brand new award ceremony celebrating the brilliance and expertise throughout the UK’s heavy and abnormal load industry.

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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