Latest News, Projects & Stories from Collett


All the latest news from Collett Transport, our highlighted haulage projects & heavy lift operations, 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 news stories we want to shout about!

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

We're feeling a little festive today after our trip to the The Piece Hall to help deliver their Christmas tree! 🎅🎄

Prestigious Project Nets Two Awards for Collett

Prestigious Project Nets Two Awards for Collett

 Prestigious project awards the Team FTA Road Freight Operator of the Year and the Motor Transport Awards Team of the Year!

Collett Win at the FTA Awards!

Collett Win at the FTA Awards!

Team Collett named as the Road Freight Operator of the Year at the FTA Awards! 

Trilogy of Transformers for Collett

Trilogy of Transformers for Collett

The first of three transformers leaves Stafford safely secured in our girder bridge.

Focus on our Goole Depot

Focus on our Goole Depot

As at our Scottish Headquarters, our Portside Goole Depot is equipped with two straddle carriers and a range of forklift trucks.

HTA Escort Programmes

HTA Escort Driver & Manager Programmes

Our existing training programmes have become more valuable both internally and externally, now Quality Assured by global leaders in learning, excellence and quality, City & Guilds.

Cruising Out of Dover with 335 Tonnes

Cruising Out of Dover with 335 Tonnes

Appointed by Daher Projects GmbH, we deliver two 335 Tonne transformers to Sellindge Substation from Cruise Terminal 1 at the Port of Dover.

Collett News » Collett Partnership with Mansfield Pollard

Collett Partnership with Mansfield Pollard

Collett & Sons Ltd partner with Bradford’s Mansfield Pollard to deliver their largest project to date.

Focus on our Grangemouth Depot

Focus on our Grangemouth Depot

At our portside Scottish headquarters in Grangemouth we offer a 110 Tonne straddle carrier, a 45 Tonne straddle carrier and range of forklift trucks up to 15 Tonne.

2019 Transport50

International Cranes Transport 50

Collett continue to feature on the world’s largest specialized transport equipment fleet index, the ICT Transport 50.

Crane Truck for Flood Damaged Dales

Crane Vehicle for Flood Damaged Dales

Utilising our crane vehicle fleet to provide a flexible transport and offloading solution, our Team deliver four giant steel tubes to the Yorkshire Dales.

Delivering the World’s Largest Crane

Delivering the World’s Largest Crane

Collett complete delivery of the World's largest crane.  The Sarens SGC-250 required a transport solution for delivery to the Hinkley Point C Nuclear Power Plant (HPC) site in Somerset.

Clocaenog Wind Farm Completed!

Clocaenog Wind Farm Completed!

The final component deliveries to Clocaenog Wind Farm have been completed!

SPT Mile for 55 Tonne Lathe

SPT Mile for 55 Tonne Lathe

Working in conjunction with two other parties, Collett were called upon to assist with the transport of a 55 tonne lathe.

62m Footbridge Heads to Worcester

62m Footbridge Heads to Worcester

Consisting of six separate loads, Collett have completed delivery of Battenhall Bridleway to the West Midlands.

Collett Shortlisted for the Motor Transport Awards

Collett Win at the Motor Transport Awards!

We did it! Collett & Sons Ltd named as the Team of the Year at the 33rd Motor Transport Awards!

In-House Engineering for Midlands Cold Box

In-House Engineering for Midlands Cold Box

Utilising our Scheuerle clamp system, with in-house designed transport brackets, our Team deliver the first of three cold box sections to the West Midlands.

David's Third Term as ESTA President

David's Third Term as ESTA President

Managing Director, David Collett, has been unanimously elected as ESTA President for a third, and final term by ESTA’s ruling General Assembly meeting in Munich.

100 Tonne Gantry from Goole to Gatwick

100 Tonne Gantry from Goole to Gatwick

Busy weekend in Goole as our Mercedes Benz 8x4 Arocs SLT heads out with a 100 Tonne gantry destined for the M23 Smart Motorway Upgrade Programme.

Girder Bridge Heads to Eaton Socon Substation

Girder Bridge Heads to Eaton Socon Substation

From Port Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire to St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, our Team deliver a 170 Tonne Hyundai transformer to Eaton Socon Substation.

Focus on our General Haulage Fleet

Focus on our General Haulage Fleet

Operating from our Depots in Halifax, Goole and Grangemouth, our diverse general haulage fleet is available for long and short-term contract distribution or immediate spot hire, we also offer a rapid response delivery service.

Training4Transport Introduce LoCity Driving

Training4Transport Introduce LoCity Driving

Check out our new Driver CPC Course LoCity Driving. This course is designed to give drivers an insight into strategies to reduce fuel use, emissions and improve air quality.

One of Three, Our New MAN 6x4

One of Three; Our New MAN 6x4 Heavy Duty Truck

New fleet news!  The first of a trilogy, our new MAN TGX 26.580 6x4 is the first of three additions to our heavy duty haulage fleet.

Effer Expertise for Slaters Electricals

Effer Expertise for Slaters Electricals

Taking a look at our crane vehicles in action, we head to the Midlands with a 20 Tonne transformer. 

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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
Valleymount House, Main Street, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15, Ireland, D15 CP5X

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