Latest News, Projects & Stories from Collett


All the latest news from Collett, from heavy haulage & heavy lift projects, news from our Marine Services & Transport Consulting Teams and stories to shout about.

We’re extremely proud of the work we do and we believe our dedication to providing the best service can be demonstrated in the projects we undertake.  Here's a snapshot of the heavy haulage projects we've undertaken, the developments to our depots, the recognition we've gained throughout the heavy transport industry and any other stories we want to shout about!

Check Out Our New 6x2 Crane Vehicle!

Check Out Our New 6x2 Crane Vehicle!

Our new Scania R410 6x2 tractor unit is fitted with an Effer 685.6S V-Stab 68 Tonne/Meter crane.

Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Begins

Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Begins

Construction has commenced on Innology’s North Wales Clocaenog Forest Onshore Wind Farm and turbine component deliveries have begun.

New Gates for the Caledonian Canal

Lock Gates for the Caledonian Canal

As the Caledonian Canal prepared for the delivery of their replacement lock gates, Collett were on hand to deliver transport solutions for the eight cargoes destined for the Scottish Highlands.

ew state of the art 8x8 Crane Vehicle

New state of the Art 8x8 Crane Vehicle

Check out our latest addition to the fleet; a new MAN TGS 41.480 8x8 Tractor Unit fitted with a Fassi F1150RA.2.26 115 Tonne/Meter Crane.

Jack's Record 56 Years!

Jack's Record 56 Years!

Jack finds fame in the Halifax Courier as he celebrates 56 years at Collett & Sons!

Delivering Kype Muir Wind Farm

Delivering Kype Muir Wind Farm

Utilising our Nooteboom quadruple extendable Super Wing Carriers, deliveries of the 78 turbine blades (26 turbines in total) destined for Kype Muir Wind Farm are now complete.

Breakbulk Europe 2019

See you at Breakbulk Europe 2019!

From 21st - 23rd May the Collett team are heading overseas once again for the annual Breakbulk exhibition, come and visit us on stand E39.

Dorenell’s 59 Turbines Delivered!

Dorenell’s 59 Turbines Delivered!

Delivering one of the largest renewable projects in 2018, our Team began delivering Dorenell Wind Farm, near Dufftown, currently the largest Contract for Difference (CfD) project in the UK for onshore wind.

First in our Sector for ISO 45001

First in our Sector for ISO 45001

After our successful audit we’re proud to announce that we’ve been awarded ISO 45001:2018 for our management systems.

Delivering Willenhall Super Grid Transformer

Delivering Willenhall Super Grid Transformer

Our third girder bridge project in a four week period, this time our Team were off to Willenhall Substation.

Collett Girder Bridge Delivering Lovedean Substation Transformer

Girder Bridge Delivers Lovedean Transformer

Fresh from Cellarhead Substation, our Team hotfooted it to Portsmouth with our specialist girder bridge and a 169 Tonne Super Grid Transformer.

Delivering Cellarhead Transformer, Collett Heavy Transport Girder Bridge

Delivering Cellarhead Substation Transformer

Over two days in July the Collett Team turned heads as we travelled across the North West with a 170 Tonne Super Grid Transformer.

CAT3 Job of the Year Heavies Award!

CAT3 Job of the Year Award!

After another fantastic Heavies Awards night, our Team returned home with the Job of the Year CAT 3 Award!

International Cranes & Specialized Transport Magazine Cover for Kype Muir

International Cranes Magazine Cover for Collett

Take a look at the August Issue of International Cranes & Specialized Transport magazine and look who's on the cover!

Abnormal Cargo for Leicester Square Hotel, Collett Heavy Transport

Delivering Central London's Leicester Square Hotel

Collett undertake the intricate delivery of thirteen cargoes destined for the Leicester Square Hotel construction site in the heart of the capital.

Team Collett Conquer the London Marathon!

Team Collett's London Marathon!

With Nooteboom Special Trailers and MAN Truck & Bus supporting them all the way, David and Sam Collett completed the 2018 London Marathon!

Our Training Team have been busy planning our upcoming Training4Transport Driver CPC courses.

Training4Transport Upcoming Courses

Our Training 4 Transport Team have been busy planning our new upcoming Driver CPC, Safe Urban Driving & abnormal load courses.

Transporting Tunnel Boring Machine Mary

Transporting Tunnel Boring Machine Mary

Fracht UK Projects appointed Collett & Sons to deliver the disassembled tunnel boring machine from Immingham to Goxhill.

Another Goole Business Award for Collett!

Another Goole Business Award!

We're delighted to announce that we've been awarded the Goole & Howdenshire Business Award for Innovation for a second time!

60 Metre Wind Turbine Blades for Collett Heavy Transport Ireland

60 Metre Blades for Collett Ireland

60 metre blades make their way across Ireland as Collett complete delivery of Meenwaun and Tullahennel wind farms.

Collett Heavy Haulage New Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLTs

Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLTs

Our two fantastic new Mercedes-Benz Arocs SLTs have completed their first major heavy haulage steam boiler assignment.

Halifax Business Award for Collett!

Halifax Business Award for Innovation!

Wow!  For the third time Collett & Sons have been presented with the Halifax Business Award for Innovation!!

Enerpac Jacking & Skidding for Collett Heavy Lift

Enerpac 1000T Turbine & Generator Lift

We have completed our first project utilising an Enerpac 1000 Tonne capacity JS-250 Jack-Up system.

Collett (Ireland) Ltd

Our New Subsidiary - Collett (Ireland) Ltd

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new Dublin based subsidiary company Collett (Ireland) Ltd.

Contact Us

Tel. +44 (0)8456 255 233
Email. info@collett.co.uk

Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY
Paramount Court, Sandyford Business Park, Dublin 18, D18 R9C7, Ireland

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