Heavy Transport

General Haulage - Project Management - Abnormal Loads - Freight Forwarding - Pilot Cars & Permits

From our small beginnings in 1928, Collett has grown to become the UK's leading Heavy Transport Specialist with expertise in transporting heavy equipment, abnormal loads and Out of Gauge cargo throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Our years of experience coupled with our comprehensive fleet of specialist equipment allows us to expertly undertake all transport projects, no matter how big or small, heavy or light. As specialists in the Renewables, Aerospace, Power Generation, Oil & Gas, Heavy Engineering, and Civil & Infrastructure markets, Collett & Sons have a wealth of experience transporting difficult loads throughout the UK, Europe and Worldwide. Our diverse fleet of over 60 heavy haulage artic units and 120 specialised trailers and SPMTs coupled with our dedicated Transport Team ensures that we have the equipment and knowledge for every haulage project.

Our diverse fleet of vehicles includes Low & Semi-Low Loaders, Beam Trailers, Wafer Decks and Multi-Axle Hydraulic Modular Systems up to 3,500Te capacity in 2-,3- or 4-file configuration.  Added to this are our SPMTs (Self Propelled Modular Transporters), our 550Te capacity Girder Bridge and our range of Crane Mounted Vehicles & Lorry Loaders including the 205 Tonne/Meter Effer 2055.  Coupled with our fleet of Pilot Cars, we can ensure safe and compliant abnormal load transportation.

Our family run business prides itself on the excellent service we offer and the professionalism of our Teams.  To ensure every project is completed to the highest standards our Permits Team prepare movement permits for every abnormal load, heavy and Out of Gauge cargo project we undertake.  This service includes nationwide coverage with Code of Practice (COP) Pilot Cars, liaison with Police Escorts and Local Authorities, all necessary notifications & permits and Highways Agency "Water Preferred" documentation.

All this combined allows us to skilfully undertake any abnormal load projects expertly managing every aspect from concept through to completion.

 +44 (0)8456 255 233


Victoria Terminal, Albert Road, Halifax, HX2 0DF
Mistral Point, AW Nielsen Road, Goole, DN14 6UE
Baltic House, Central Dock Road, Grangemouth, FK3 8TY

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