Latest News, Projects & Stories from Collett

All the latest news from Collett, 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!

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 accreditation.

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!

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.

Expansion 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.

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide Published

ESTA SPMT Best Practice Guide

To address SPMT trailer tipping, which sometimes happens even though operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies

Highly Commended for the Job of the Year

We had a fantastic night at the 2016 Heavies Awards and we're delighted to be highly commended for the the Job of the Year!

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

Proud to support local charity Yorkshire Children's Trust, set up by parents who have children suffering with cancer helping other families in difficult circumstances.

The UK’s Largest Onshore Turbine Blades, Delivered!

UK's Largest Turbine Blades Delivered!

Some would shy away from transporting 145m wind turbines featuring 58.7m blades, we say bring it on as we tackle the roads of South Lanarkshire!

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

We’ve invested in some new additions to our fleet, three Nooteboom super wing carriers.  Quadruple extendable from 18.65m to 64.3m.

Bridging the Gap for the Hoobrook Link Road

Bridging the Gap for Hoobrook Link Road

We've been busy delivering the Hoobrook Link Road which will connect the A451 Stourport Road through to the A442 Worcester Road.

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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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