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.


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. 

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.

The Heavies Operator of the Year

Collett Named Operator of the Year!

At the inaugural Heavies Awards Collett took home the star prize, being named as the Operator of the Year! 

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!

Award Winning Safe Urban Driving

Award Winning Safe Urban Driving

The 2015 Heavies Award for the Most Significant Safety Initiative goes to, Collett & Sons Ltd for Safe Urban Driving!

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.

Job of the Year Over 80 Tonnes

Job of the Year Over 80 Tonnes

Collett were appointed to transport a 4.72m diameter tunnel boring machine from Hackney Sub Station, London to Shawell, Leicestershire.

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.

David Collett Receives Judges Special Award

David Scoops Judges Special Award

Our Managing Director David Collett is announced as the winner of the first ever Heavies Judges Special Award. 

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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