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!

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.

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.

Delivering 600 Tonnes from Portugal to Derby

600 Tonnes from Portugal to Derby

We've completed delivery of 18 loads from Portugal to Derby for the development of the Sinfin Waste Treatment Plant.

MANOOVR Trailer Joins the Fleet

MANOOVR Trailer Joins the Fleet

Introducing the latest addition to the Collett fleet, a brand new 6-axle Nooteboom MANOOVR semi-low loader. 

Introducing Training4Transport

Introducing Training4Transport.com

We're delighted to announce that our NEW training website is now live, our new home on the web for all things training!

Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Transforming Burbo Bank Wind Farm

Collett’s girder bridge has been out and about, this time delivering of two 200 Tonne transformers destined for the onshore substation at Burbo Bank.

We've Seen a Horse Fly...

Now We've Seen an Elephant Fly...

Not an everyday job, the team take on the heavy lift and transport of a 10 Tonne life sized Indian elephant.

FORS Silver Accreditation

FORS Silver Accreditation for Collett

Our commitment to safety, environmental impact and efficiency has been acknowledged by FORS with silver approval accreditation.

Turbine Deliveries to Strathy North Completed

Deliveries to Strathy North Completed

Our Team have been situated in the Scottish Highlands busy delivering SSE’s Strathy North Wind Farm in Sutherland.

3 Axle Doll Bogie Enters the UK Market

3 Axle Doll Bogie Enters the UK Market

For the first time in a decade, a 3 axle Doll bogie trailer has entered the UK market, and it's the latest addition to our specialist trailer fleet.

Jacking & Skidding from Leeds to Kent

Jacking & Skidding from Leeds to Kent

Collett’s new jacking & skidding system proved a shrewd investment as it was called upon to facilitate the move of a 50 Tonne transformer.

A Trip with Transformers

A Tricky Trip with Six Transformers

Doing what we do best, we take to the road this time with six transformers, each measuring x6m (L) x4m (W) x5m (H) and weighing 185 Tonnes.

Collett Set Sail for the Caribbean

Collett Team Set Sail for the Caribbean

It’s not everyday you get asked to go on a trip to the Caribbean, especially not carrying two 89 Tonne diesel engines!

Supporting Overgate Hospice

We're Proud to Support Overgate Hospice

We're a proud to support Overgate Hospice, a local charity ensuring that patients & their family live with the best possible quality of life.

Four Awards for Collett!

Four Heavies Awards for Team Collett!

Wow, what a night! At the first ever HeavyTorque Heavies Awards, Team Collett returned home with FOUR awards!

Introducing 3D Swept Path Analysis

Introducing 3D Swept Path Analysis

Using the expertise in our Transport Consulting division we can accurately create transportation simulations to ensure your project can be planned to perfection.

Test Drive Success

Vestas V117 Blade Test Drive Success

The Collett Team were approached to undertake the 200 mile wind turbine blade test drive from King George V Docks, Glasgow with a 57m loaded vehicle.

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

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