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.


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!

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.

JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

We're pleased to announce that JAUPT approved FORS Safe Urban Driving Courses are available from our Halifax Centre of Excellence Training Facility.

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. 

In Partnership with Wagenborg

In Partnership with Wagenborg

Collett joined Dutch partners Wagenborg in taking on the challenge of delivering three compressor units from Great Yarmouth docks.

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! 

Introducing 3D Swept Path Analysis

Introducing 3D Swept Path Analysis

Using the expertise in our consulting division we can accurately create transportation simulations to ensure your project can be planned to perfection.

Test Drive Success

Test Drive Success

The Collett team were approached to undertake the 200 mile test drive from King George V Docks, Glasgow simulating a vehicle loaded with a Vestas V117 blade component.

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!

Goole Business Award

Goole Business Award for Collett

Another one for the cabinet, Collett are awarded Innovative Business of the Year at the 2015 Goole & Howdenshire Business Awards.

Welcome to the Heavy Lift Team!

Welcome to the Heavy Lift Team!

As the demand increases for our managed heavy lift services we’re delighted to announce the expansion of our heavy lift team, welcome to Carl & Richard.

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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