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.


JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

JAUPT Approved FORS Safe Urban Driving

We're pleased to announce that JAUPT approved FORS Safe Urban Driving Courses are available from our Halifax Centre of Excellence Training Facility.

In Partnership with Wagenborg

In Partnership with Wagenborg

Collett joined Dutch partners Wagenborg in taking on the challenge of delivering three compressor units from Great Yarmouth docks.

Halifax Business Award

Innovator of the Year Award for Collett

November welcomed the saw the eighth annual Halifax Courier Business Awards and Collett joined the party! 

Buccaneer on the Move

Buccaneer on the Move

This project, for BAE Systems involved the relocation of a 1960’s Blackburn Buccaneer XV168 from its position as Gate Guard on their Brough site to Elvington Airfield.

Test Drive Success

Test Drive Success

The Collett team were approached to undertake the 200 mile test drive from King George V Docks, Glasgow simulating a vehicle loaded with a Vestas V117 blade component.

Clashindarroch Delivered

Clashindarroch Delivered

Collett & Sons have successfully completed the last deliveries of turbine components for the Clashindarroch Wind Farm, located near Huntly, Grampian, Scotland.

Effer 205 Tonne/Meter Crane Joins the Fleet

Big Effer Joins the Fleet

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

Welcome to the Heavy Lift Team!

Welcome to the Heavy Lift Team!

As the demand increases for our managed heavy lift services we’re delighted to announce the expansion of our heavy lift team, welcome to Carl & Richard.

Successful Partnership with Forth Ports

Successful Partnership with Forth Ports

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

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!

Thrust SSC Takes to the Road

Thrust SSC Takes 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.

Girder Bridge Celebrates Maiden Voyage

Girder Bridge Celebrates Maiden Voyage

Collett have successfully completed the collection, transport and delivery of a 156 Tonne steel casting from Sheffield to the Port of Goole.

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!

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 Contractoro ApprovedSpecialized Carriers & Rigging AssociationAchilles UVDB Registered

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