Latest News

Here you'll find the latest news from Collett, from heavy haulage and heavy lift projects, news from the marine & consulting teams and stories to shout about.


New Escort Driver Training Gets Underway

Escort Driver Training

The City & Guilds Certificate of Competence in Abnormal Loads Escort Driver training proves a popular addition to our Training 4 Transport programme!

Littlebrook on the Move

Littlebrook on the Move

Collett were once again approached by Drax Power Ltd, this time to facilitate the relocation of nine 185 Tonne transformers as a result of Littlebrook Power Station D’s closure.

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 ideal for the handling of project cargo.

Goole Business Award for the Collett Team!

Business Award for the Collett Team!

The Collett & Sons team return home victorious after being named as the Large Business of the Year at the 2016 Goole and Howdenshire Business Awards!

New Weighbridge at Our Halifax Depot

New Weighbridge Installed

In response to the new SOLAS (Safety of Life at Sea) regulations, which came into force in July 2016, we’ve invested in a new weighbridge at our Head Office in Halifax.

New Heavy Lift Skidding System

New Heavy Lift Lightweight Skidding System

We’ve added a new, lightweight, 200Te capacity jacking and skidding system to our collection, ideal for relocating industrial machinery and components in confined spaces.

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

Supporting Yorkshire Children's Trust

We are proud to support Yorkshire Children's Trust, set up by parents who have children suffering with cancer in the hope of helping other families in similar difficult circumstances.

Central London with 87 Tonnes

Central London with 87Te

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

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide Published

ESTA's SPMT Best Practice Guide

The guidelines will help address the problem of trailers tipping over, which has happened even though the operating rules and stability calculations have been precisely followed.

The UK’s Largest Onshore Turbine Blades, Delivered!

UK’s Largest Onshore Turbine Blades, Delivered!

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

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Partnership with Leeds Beckett University

Collett & Sons partners up with Leeds Beckett University Knowledge Transfer Partnership Programme (KTP) to net business and drive high profile engagement. 

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies 2016

Collett Highly Commended at the Heavies

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 (BE16/VR1)!

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

Super Additions to the Collett Fleet

It’s no secret that wind turbines are getting bigger, as the industry continues to evolve transport & logistics companies must in turn adapt to facilitate these needs. 

British International Freight AssociationConstruction Plant-Hire AssociationESTAInternational Federation of Freight Forwarders AssociationFleet Operators Recognition SchemeSilver Accreditation Fleet Operator Recognition SchemeHeavy Transport AssociationISO 9001 UKASISO 14001 UKASOHSAS 18001 UKASAchilles Power & Tech RegisteredRoad Haulage AssociationThe Route To Space AllianceSafe Contractor ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

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