Heavy Transport

Abnormal Loads - Pilot Cars & Permits - General Haulage - Project Management

From our small beginnings in 1928, Collett has grown to become the UK's leading Transport and Heavy Haulage Specialist with expertise in transporting heavy equipment, abnormal loads and Out of Gauge cargo throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide. 

We understand that unique transport projects require unique transport solutions, that's why our Team operate globally to provide specialist bespoke transport logistics for abnormal loads and out of gauge cargoes.  Our Teams meticulously plan and execute complete transport logistics for abnormal loads, successfully delivering your cargo on time, on budget and most importantly adhering to the highest safety standards.

Our Permit's Team prepare movement permits for every abnormal, heavy and Out of Gauge transport project and our our diverse fleet of over 60 heavy haulage artic units and 120 specialist trailers and SPMTs ensures that we have the ideal equipment to suit your cargo.

Our fleet of vehicles includes Low & Semi-Low Loaders, Beam Trailers, Wafer Decks and Multi-Axle Hydraulic Modular Systems up to 3,500Te capacity in 2-,3- or 4-file configuration.  Added to this are our SPMT trailers (Self Propelled Modular Transporters), our specialist 550Te Capacity Girder Bridge and our range of Crane Mounted Vehicles & Lorry Loaders including the 205 Tonne/Meter Effer 2055.  Coupled with our fleet of Pilot Cars, we can ensure safe and compliant Abnormal Load transportation.

Our family run business prides itself on the excellent service we offer and the professionalism of our Teams.  To ensure every project is completed to the highest standards our Permits Team liaise directly with Police Escorts and Local Authorities to ensure all necessary notifications & permits and Highways Agency "Water Preferred" documentation is in place for the movement of your cargo.  

Added to our Transport and Permits Teams, our fleet of Code of Practice Pilot Cars provide nationwide Abnormal Load Escort Services for specialist Heavy Transport projects, guaranteeing a safe and compliant delivery.  All this combined allows us to skilfully undertake any Abnormal Load projects expertly managing every aspect from concept through to completion.

Heavy Transport Logistics & Haulage Services


Heavy Transport, General Haulage, Abnormal Loads, Pilot Cars & Permits, SPMTs, Lorry Loaders, Specialist Logistics, Warehousing

Heavy Lift

Heavy Lift

CPA Contract Lift, Crane Hire, Industrial Services, Heavy Lift Storage, Appointed Persons, Jacking & Skidding

Marine Agency & European Port Logistics


Ship's Agency, Chartering, Breakbulk, Project Cargo, European Port Logistics, Stevedoring, RoRo Barge

Transport Consulting


Route Access Surveys, 2D & 3D Swept Path Analysis, Visual Route Inspections, Topographical Surveys, Test Drives

British International Freight AssociationConstruction Plant-Hire AssociationEuropean Association of Abnormal Road Transport and Mobile CranesInternational Federation of Freight Forwarders AssociationFleet Operators Recognition SchemeSilver Accreditation Fleet Operator Recognition SchemeHeavy Transport AssociationQMA ISO 9001 Registered

QMS ISO 14001 RegisteredQMS OHSAS 18001 RegisteredAchilles Power & Tech RegisteredRoad Haulage AssociationThe Route To Space AllianceSafe Contractoro ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

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Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY

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