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!

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


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.

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 to Coventry 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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