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!

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.

ISO 9001:2015, 14001:2015 & 18001:2007 Accreditation

Announcing Our ISO Accreditations

Announcing our 9001:2015 Quality Management System, 14001:2015 Environmental Management System and OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditations.

Delivering Galloper Onshore Substation

Delivering Galloper Onshore Substation

Collett were tasked with providing transport logistics for a 180 Tonne transformer destined for the onshore substation.

140 Tonnes from Kilnhurst to Immingham

Deaerator Vessel from Kilnhurst to Immingham

With 140 Tonnes of deaerator vessel destined for Immingham Dock, Collett were appointed to provide transport logistics for the movement of the cumbersome cargo.

European Hauliers Form the Route To Space Alliance

Introducing The Route To Space Alliance

Five highly established hauliers from across Europe have joined together to offer a bespoke transport and logistics services.

Three Skid Units & 115 Miles

Three Skid Units, Two New Trailers & 115 Miles

With three skid units each weighing in at 47, 19 and 16 Tonnes, Collett were on hand to provide transport logistics from Rotherham to Immingham.

Collett Named as The Heavies Operator of the Year!

Operator of the Year Award for Collett!

We had another fantastic night at The Heavies, and we were delighted to be presented with the Operator of the Year Award!

Faymonville Additions to the Fleet

Faymonville Additions to the Fleet

We’ve added two new Faymonville trailers to our fleet, a 2-axle MegaMAX and a 3-axle MultiMAX and both are already hard at work!

Training4Transport Now Offer Van Smart Training

Training4Transport Van Smart Training

Designed to reduce work related road risks and improve safety standards, Van Smart is a Transport for London (TfL) backed driver training programme.

Collett Named Innovator of the Year!

Innovator of the Year Award!

In October we headed to the 10th annual Halifax Business Awards and for the second time we were delighted to be named as Innovator of the Year!

Escort Driver Training from Training4Transport

City & Guilds Escort Driver Training

The City & Guilds Certificate of Competence in Abnormal Loads Escort Driver courses prove a popular addition to our Training programme!

Littlebrook on the Move

Littlebrook Power Station on the Move

On behalf of Drax Power Ltd, we set to work on the relocation of nine 185 Tonne transformers as a result of Littlebrook Power Station D’s closure.

New Weighbridge at Our Halifax Depot

Halifax Welcomes a New Weighbridge

To reflect the the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations, we’ve invested in a new 100 Tonne capacity weighbridge at our Head Office in Halifax.

Central London with 87 Tonnes

Travelling Central London with 87 Tonnes

It’s been a busy weekend as we headed to the Capital with 87 Tonnes of steel plate girder from specialist structural steel fabricators, William Hare.

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

We've partnered with Leeds Beckett University Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme (KTP) to drive high profile engagement.

xpansion of our Grangemouth Depot

Expansion of our Grangemouth Depot

We've expanded our portside Grangemouth Scottish depot increasing our total area of operation to 6 acres.

New Heavy Lift Lightweight Skidding System

New Lightweight Jacking & Skidding System

Introducing the lightweight 200 Tonne capacity jacking & skidding system, ideal for relocating industrial machinery in confined spaces.

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

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