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!

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.

JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

JAUPT approved FORS Safe Urban Driving Courses are now available from our Halifax Centre of Excellence Training Facility.

Thrust SSC Takes to the Road

Thrust SSC & Thrust 2 Take to the Road

Thrust SSC and its predecessor Thrust 2 took to the roads as Collett were called upon to execute the daring relocation of the two record breaking cars.

Clashindarroch Delivered

Clashindarroch Wind Farm Delivered

Our Team have completed the last deliveries of turbine components for the Clashindarroch Wind Farm, located near Huntly, Grampian, Scotland.

Forth Ports Successful Partnership with Collett

Successful Partnership with Forth Ports

A year into our partnership with Forth Ports we've handled over 324 wind turbine components through our purpose built Grangemouth depot.

Buccaneer on the Move

Blackburn Buccaneer on the Move

This project involved the relocation of a 1960’s Blackburn Buccaneer XV168 from its position as Gate Guard to Elvington Airfield.

Effer 205 Tonne/Meter Crane Joins the Fleet

Big Effer Joins the Crane Vehicle Fleet

Our new 8x4 Mercedes 4155 tractor unit complete with 205 Tonne/Meter Effer 2055 crane vehicle arrives in Halifax, currently the largest of its kind in Europe.

Collett Take Ownership of New Girder Bridge

Collett Take Ownership of New Girder Bridge

The new Scheuerle STB 550 girder bridge, with a payload of 550 tonnes has been unveiled and officially handed to it's new owners, us!

ESTA Award for Excellence

Collett Collect ESTA Award for Excellence

We are delighted to announce that at the recent ESTA Awards for Excellence our team picked up the 2014 Transport Job of the Year Award!

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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
Paramount Court, Sandyford Business Park, Dublin 18, D18 R9C7, Ireland

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