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 stories we want to shout about!

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.

FTA Awards Shortlist for Collett!

FTA Awards Shortlist for Collett!

Collett have been shortlisted for the Road Freight Operator of the Year Award!

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.

Finalists in the HLPFI Awards

Finalists in the HLPFI Awards

The shortlist for the inaugural Heavy Lift Awards has been announced and Collett are delighted to be amongst the finalists for the Training Award.

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. 

Collett Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

Turntable Tech for Severfield Girders

As part of the Highways England M20 Junction Improvement Scheme, Severfield UK, on behalf of principle contractor VINCI, appointed Collett to facilitate delivery of six paired plate girders.

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/Metre crane.

Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Begins

Clocaenog Forest Wind Farm Begins

Construction has commenced on Innogy Renewable UK'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.

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.

Contact Us

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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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