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  Comet contract vehicles now on site
Date Added: 02/08/2012
 
 

The contract for the distribution of goods for Comet Stores was recently awarded to Norbert Dentressangle and all the vehicles used on the contract by [ more... ]

 
  Frys Logistics on the A36
Date Added: 01/08/2012
 
 

The A36 between Southampton and Salisbury is a hive of activity for container transport and Frys Logistics who are from Launceston in Cornwall can be [ more... ]

 
  TRAViLL on the A34
Date Added: 31/07/2012
 
 

TRAViLL are a Spanish haulier who originate from Vila Real but who also have depots across France. If anyone has fleet info or photos they are willing [ more... ]

 
  Alcaline to join LS database
Date Added: 30/07/2012
 
 

Alcaline are a UK haulier who operate from just outside of Dover but who also have a Dutch operating centre. Their fleet is predominantly DAF and a [ more... ]

 
  Atchison Topeka from the past
Date Added: 29/07/2012
 
 

Atchison Topeka from Worcester have been on the database from 2000 just after the site launched and all of their vehicles had TOP suffixes in the reg. [ more... ]

 
  Abbey boat transport
Date Added: 28/07/2012
 
 

The transportation of boats has always been a very specialised industry and rightly so when it comes to moving such expensive loads. This photo was [ more... ]

 
  Mole Valley Farmers to be added shortly
Date Added: 27/07/2012
 
 

Mole Valley Farmers are a large Agricultural supplier based at South Molton in North Devon. The majority of their vehicles have the MVF registration [ more... ]

 
  R Jameson to be added soon
Date Added: 26/07/2012
 
 

R Jameson are an event haulier who are from Marlow in Buckinghamshire who will in the very near future be added to the members only database. Thanks [ more... ]

 
  Online MBT on the M5
Date Added: 25/07/2012
 
 

Online MBT are a UK haulier from Dover in Kent and several of their vehicles have the MBT registration suffix. This DAF FTPXF105 460 6x2 (SC) was [ more... ]

 
  How many LS fleets in one photo
Date Added: 24/07/2012
 
 

With regards to photos be submitted to the site there is a little bit of a competition to see how many LS listed vehicles can be captured in one [ more... ]

 
  Pair of Norberts on the M6
Date Added: 23/07/2012
 
 

The French haulier Norbert Dentressangle are one of the most common foreign fleets in the UK on a daily basis. Following the recent news article [ more... ]

 
  GMA to be added shortly
Date Added: 22/07/2012
 
 

The fleet of GMA will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database which is available to members only. I am most grateful to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  Chris Bennett vehicle at work
Date Added: 21/07/2012
 
 

One of the heavy hauliers on the site Chris Bennett of Wilmslow is pictured here with an abnormal load. The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted to [ more... ]

 
  Pair of Stobarts at Alsager
Date Added: 20/07/2012
 
 

The M6 at Alsager near Crewe is a favourite spot for many truck photographers who submit photos for the site. An opportune moment arrived with two [ more... ]

 
  Give Svaergods to be added to Euro section
Date Added: 19/07/2012
 
 

The Danish heavy haulier Give Svaergods will shortly be added to Euro section and a most welcome addition they are.The fleet do have several UK [ more... ]

 
  Blatchfords fleet request sent
Date Added: 18/07/2012
 
 

Blatchfords International are from Alphington near Exeter and I have sent them a request to be listed in the removals section. This photo was taken [ more... ]

 
  Volvos for Evans Transport
Date Added: 17/07/2012
 
 

Evans Transport from Barnstaple in North Devon have acquired several brand new Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor units. It has been quite a long while [ more... ]

 
  New Actros for Evans Transport
Date Added: 16/07/2012
 
 

Evans Transport the North Devon based haulier have just taken delivery of a brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor unit which will be based [ more... ]

 
  Lynch Tankers to be listed shortly
Date Added: 15/07/2012
 
 

The fleet of Lynch Tankers from Sandbach in Cheshire will be added to the site in due course. The company have been in business for over 50 years and [ more... ]

 
  Zenith Logistics to be added
Date Added: 14/07/2012
 
 

Zenith Logistics are from Chepstow and will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database. The permission to list this fleet was gained by [ more... ]

 
  Containerlift on the wish list
Date Added: 13/07/2012
 
 

We have quite a lot of hauliers on the wish list to be included on the LS database. One of my favourites is Containerlift who are from Great Dunmow in [ more... ]

 
  J Voncken on the M40
Date Added: 12/07/2012
 
 

J Voncken are a Dutch haulier and we are very keen to put together a fleet list so that we can include them in our flourishing European section which [ more... ]

 
  John Day Engineering on the A34
Date Added: 11/07/2012
 
 

I have always admired the fleet of John Day Engineering who are from Easton near Newbury in Berkshire. All vehicles either have ENG or DAY [ more... ]

 
  Steve Porter on the A34
Date Added: 10/07/2012
 
 

Steve Porter Transport are from Southampton and their vehicles can be seen all over the UK and I have just sent them a request to be listed oin the [ more... ]

 
  M A & H V Medler to be added to the site
Date Added: 09/07/2012
 
 

M A & H V Medler are from Marsham in Norfolk and their fleet details will shortly be added to the LS database. Most vehicles have cherished plates [ more... ]

 
  Scania Long Line at Truckfest South West
Date Added: 08/07/2012
 
 

Truckfest South West took place recently and many members submitted photos which were taken at the event. This vehicle is operated by KER Transport [ more... ]

 
  A T Bone to be added
Date Added: 07/07/2012
 
 

AT Bone are from Borehamwood and are involved in Agricultural plant movement and all vehicles carry ATB registration plate suffixes. many thanks to [ more... ]

 
  Autologic vehicles now listed on site
Date Added: 06/07/2012
 
 

The fleet of Autologic who are specialist car transporters were recently acquired by The Stobart Group and we are gradually starting to add their [ more... ]

 
  Westram soon to be added
Date Added: 05/07/2012
 
 

Westram is a specialist transporter formed from the merged operations of Skelton Transport and Ascot Transport who are well known leaders in the [ more... ]

 
  New Streamspace cab for Actros
Date Added: 04/07/2012
 
 

The new look Mercedes Actros is now a firm favourite of mine and it comes in a wide variety of cab variations including a Streamspace cab version like [ more... ]

 
  Wirtz green lorry
Date Added: 03/07/2012
 
 

Wirtz are a German haulier whose vehicles can be seen in the UK on a regular basis. They routinelly have vehicles in very colourful liveries to [ more... ]

 
  J R Whitlow in Thetford
Date Added: 02/07/2012
 
 

J R Whitlow are from Abbots Morton near Worcester and I received this photo recently of one of their DAF drawbars which was parked up in Thetford [ more... ]

 
  Coleman International to be added shortly
Date Added: 01/07/2012
 
 

The fantastic fleet of Coleman International will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database. Thanks again to Paul Harper for getting the [ more... ]

 
  Volvo FL10 the Wendy House
Date Added: 30/06/2012
 
 

The Volvo FL10 was universally known as the Wendy House due to the lack of internal space in that you could not swing a cat in the cab but they were [ more... ]

 
  Lantern grab hire to be added
Date Added: 29/06/2012
 
 

Lantern Grab Hire will shortly be added to the Lorryspotting online searchable database. I am most grateful to Jim Lennox for securing the permission [ more... ]

 
  Elektromet on the M40
Date Added: 28/06/2012
 
 

Elektromet are a Polish haulier who have been added to our very popular European section of the site. The fleet are mainly Volvo and can be seen on [ more... ]

 
  Tractor unit converted to drawbar
Date Added: 27/06/2012
 
 

Perhaps one of the rarer conversions for a tractor unit is into a drawbar outfit and possibly even stranger is into a boxvan configuration. This [ more... ]

 
  Whittens with extendable trailer
Date Added: 26/06/2012
 
 

Whittens are an Irish heavy haulier from Birr in County Offaly and they can be seen regularly in the UK with abnormal loads. The trailer being used [ more... ]

 
  Lydden Hill Truck Festival
Date Added: 25/06/2012
 
 

The Lydden Hill truck festival in Kent took place a couple of weeks ago and several Lorryspotting listed fleets were in attendance. Pictured here are [ more... ]

 
  European one man band section added
Date Added: 24/06/2012
 
 

We have added several sub sections to the site lately and the very latest addition is that of European "One Man Bands". This section was started with [ more... ]

 
  Arthur Spriggs what a result
Date Added: 23/06/2012
 
 

Due to the efforts of Paul Harper I am absolutely delighted to announce the imminent addition of Arthur Sprrigs & Son to the site. The company have [ more... ]

 
  Volvo 8W Tipper for W H Malcolm
Date Added: 22/06/2012
 
 

W H Malcolm are a most diverse fleet of vehicles involved in general haulage as well as the construction side of transport. Pictured here is one of [ more... ]

 
  McCarthy & Stone on the A34
Date Added: 21/06/2012
 
 

Another fleet which I see quite frequently on the A34 is that of McCarthy & Stone who are a nationwide company involved in the construction industry. [ more... ]

 
  Earthline on the A34
Date Added: 20/06/2012
 
 

Earthline will be added to the database in due course and they are a fleet that I see all of the time on the A34 near Newbury in Berkshire.The photo [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros for McBurney
Date Added: 19/06/2012
 
 

The Northern Irish haulier McBurney Transport have recently taken delivery of a brand new Mercedes Actros 2545 6x2 tractor unit in a silver livery [ more... ]

 
  Go ahead from Abbey Logistics
Date Added: 18/06/2012
 
 

Really pleased we have got the go ahead to list Abbey Logistics (That includes Abbey Tankers) thanks to the hard work and determination of Paul [ more... ]

 
  Katem charity vehicle
Date Added: 17/06/2012
 
 

Katem Logistics are from Spenymoor in County Durham and their chosen charity this year is Cancer Research and they have a pink Scania truck to [ more... ]

 
  Vesuvius to be added shortly
Date Added: 16/06/2012
 
 

We will shortly be adding the fleet of Vesuvius who are an own account operator who run a really well turned out fleet of lorries. Mention must be [ more... ]

 
  Boarhunt on the M40
Date Added: 15/06/2012
 
 

Boarhunt are a company who we have wanted to list for many years and we were able to list them recently following the acquisition of a part of the [ more... ]

 
  Apt registration for a waste company
Date Added: 14/06/2012
 
 

Quite a few companies listed on the site have registration marks that are related to the work they do. The recently listed haulier Thanet Waste have a [ more... ]

 
  New look Mercedes for Chiltern
Date Added: 13/06/2012
 
 

Peterborough based Chiltern Cold Storage have taken delivery of several new vehicles one of which is a new look Mercedes Actros 2545 6x2 (BSC) which [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for K Petty
Date Added: 12/06/2012
 
 

K Petty were recently added to the database and they have just taken delivery of a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SC) tractor unit which is pictured [ more... ]

 
  5 in 1 shot
Date Added: 11/06/2012
 
 

With the amount of hauliers we now list on the site it is becoming quite common to receive photos of two or more vehicles. However five in one go is a [ more... ]

 
  MSP permission granted
Date Added: 10/06/2012
 
 

MSP Transport are from Edinburgh and are a very welcome addition to the database. They operate a fleet of 5 vehicles one of which appears as if it is [ more... ]

 
  Taft International to be added shortly
Date Added: 09/06/2012
 
 

I am most pleased to announce the impending addition of Taft International to the Lorryspotting database. Thanks must go to the company themselves and [ more... ]

 
  Russell Davies from a few years back
Date Added: 08/06/2012
 
 

Time for a bit of nostalgia with this photo of a Russell Davies Iveco in their familiar yellow livery. The company was headed by Glyn Davies until it [ more... ]

 
  Machine Movers to be added
Date Added: 07/06/2012
 
 

The Scottish fleet of Machine Movers are from Motherwell and will in the very near future be added to the online searchable database of Lorryspotting. [ more... ]

 
  450 images uploaded in one day
Date Added: 06/06/2012
 
 

I think the record for uploading photos to the site has been well and truly demolished yesterday with 450 photos added in the last 24 hour period. I [ more... ]

 
  4 new DAF rigids for Alan Firmin
Date Added: 05/06/2012
 
 

Alan Firmin have very recently taken delivery of 4 brand new DAF FALF55 220 4W Curtainside rigids which are to be based at their Kemsley depot.The [ more... ]

 
  James Wilby to be added to the database
Date Added: 04/06/2012
 
 

With thanks again to Paul Harper I am pleased to announce that we will shortly be listing the fleet of James Wilby who are from Dewsbury and have a [ more... ]

 
  Alick Archer to be added to the site
Date Added: 03/06/2012
 
 

With special thanks to Paul Harper I am pleased to announce that we will shortly be listing the fleet of Alick Archer who are from Shropshire and have [ more... ]

 
  Burcombe Haulage fleet request
Date Added: 02/06/2012
 
 

Burcombe Haulage are from St Dominick in Cornwall and they will be receiving a request to be listed shortly. They run a great fleet of vehicles in [ more... ]

 
  Polyflor on the wish list
Date Added: 01/06/2012
 
 

For some time now I have admired the fleet of Polyflor whose vehicles are always well turned out. The company has its head office in Manchester with a [ more... ]

 
  Pentons at Oswestry truck show
Date Added: 31/05/2012
 
 

The Oswestry truck show provided the opportunity for this line up of Pentons trucks who are local to the area.The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted [ more... ]

 
  Ex Luxton & Coombes on the M5
Date Added: 30/05/2012
 
 

Luxton and Coombes wre from Tiverton and were one of my favourite fleets as they had one of the best liveries of any haulage company. Sadly the [ more... ]

 
  Kay Transport new livery
Date Added: 29/05/2012
 
 

Kay Transport were acquired by Gregory Distribution some years back now but the Kay Transport brand has remained and they recently had a major livery [ more... ]

 
  Haigh Transport Services
Date Added: 28/05/2012
 
 

Very pleased to announce the forthcoming addition of Haigh Transport Services who are from York and run a very tidy fleet of vehicles in a blue [ more... ]

 
  Atchison Topeka listed again
Date Added: 27/05/2012
 
 

The fleet of Atchison Topeka were listed on the site in their own right for many years until they were acquired by Bibby Distribution. They have now [ more... ]

 
  200,000th photo what a landmark and Viridor added
Date Added: 26/05/2012
 
 

It's official that the 200,000th photo to be added to the site was that of a Volvo FM 8W Hooklift from the fleet of Viridor who have just been added [ more... ]

 
  J S Bourne welcome addition
Date Added: 25/05/2012
 
 

George Blair has been a member and photographic contributor for many years now and always comes up with some great suggestions of fleets to be [ more... ]

 
  Hamblion Transport coming soon
Date Added: 24/05/2012
 
 

The recent Truckfest at Peterborough was the ideal opportunity to approach prospective hauliers with a view to being included on the site. Jim Lennox [ more... ]

 
  Thanet Waste to be added
Date Added: 23/05/2012
 
 

The fleet of Thanet Waste will shortly be added to the site thanks to the suggestion of Ben Godding.The company are based at Sandwich in Kent and run [ more... ]

 
  What a name for a lorry !!
Date Added: 22/05/2012
 
 

Bourne Textiles have a fantastic fleet of rigid vehicles that all have names associated with the textile industry. This brand new vehicle is named [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes for Pentalver
Date Added: 21/05/2012
 
 

Southampton based Pentalver have recently taken delivery of several Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units one of which is pictured here at dock [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for Ed Brewer
Date Added: 20/05/2012
 
 

Ed Brewer are from Carlisle in Cumbria and have been a sub contractor to Eddie Stobart for many years. They have recently taken delivery of three [ more... ]

 
  Robins Haulage soon to be listed
Date Added: 19/05/2012
 
 

Robins Haulage are from Ebbw Vale in Wales and will shortly be fully listed on the Lorryspotting online searchable database. They have a wonderful [ more... ]

 
  DAF 2800 from yesteryear
Date Added: 18/05/2012
 
 

I received this photo the other day from John Strachan from Glenrothes in Fife, who although is not a member thought I might be interested in this [ more... ]

 
  V E Morgan to be added shortly
Date Added: 17/05/2012
 
 

V E Morgan will shortly be listed on the LS online searchable database. There are 3 in the current fleet including 2 stunning Toplines in a lovely [ more... ]

 
  JPE Holdings to be added to the site
Date Added: 16/05/2012
 
 

I'm very pleased to announce the impending inclusion of JPE Holdings to the site thanks to the help of Phil Sears. The fleet of 23 8W Tippers are from [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Mansel Davies
Date Added: 15/05/2012
 
 

The West Wales haulier Mansel Davies have two brand new Volvo FH 460 6x2 (GXL) tractor units which are decked out in their very latest livery. The [ more... ]

 
  Stobart Group 12 reg Scania
Date Added: 14/05/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group are buying yet more Scania tractor units with the one pictured here being an R440 6x2 (HL) tractor unit coupled with a tandem axle [ more... ]

 
  Woodside Haulage on site at last
Date Added: 13/05/2012
 
 

When this site first opened for business in March 1999 there were about four hauliers who I wanted on the site from day one and Woodside Haulage was [ more... ]

 
  New Iveco for G Webb
Date Added: 12/05/2012
 
 

G Webb have taken delivery of a new Iveco Trakker 410 8W Rigid tipper which is pictured here at the recent Truckfest in Peterborough. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Paul Ponsonby to be added to the site
Date Added: 11/05/2012
 
 

Paul Ponsonby specialist transport will shortly be added to the online searchable database of Lorryspotting. Many thanks to the company and to our [ more... ]

 
  New Scania for C S Ellis
Date Added: 10/05/2012
 
 

C S Ellis have recently taken delivery of a brand new Scania G320 6W Curtainside rigid which is seen here at Truckfest Peterborough which took place [ more... ]

 
  Harpers Haulage 50th anniversary
Date Added: 09/05/2012
 
 

Harpers Haulage are from Ramsey in Cambridgeshire and have been very keen supporters of the Lorryspotting site over the years. They have recently put [ more... ]

 
  S Morris at Neil Yates Recovery
Date Added: 08/05/2012
 
 

You never know what you're going to find when you take a look around a recovery companies yard and here at Neil Yates recovery from Snodland is an old [ more... ]

 
  Randall Barber agree to join LS
Date Added: 07/05/2012
 
 

Randall Barber have agreed to join the online searchable database of Lorryspotting. The company are from Altrincham in Cheshire and specialize in [ more... ]

 
  New Actros for Executive Freight
Date Added: 06/05/2012
 
 

Executive Freight have a brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) which is pictured here recently on the A90 at Stonehaven in Scotland. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Oban Express added to the site
Date Added: 05/05/2012
 
 

Delighted to have recently added the fleet of Oban Express who are a parcels specialist from Oban in Scotland. I am most grateful to the late Brian [ more... ]

 
  White & Co give the OK
Date Added: 04/05/2012
 
 

The fantastic news is that we have been given the go ahead to list the removal fleet of White & Co who have a fleet of red and white vehicles that [ more... ]

 
  Stunning Euro fleet Vanhooren Xavier
Date Added: 03/05/2012
 
 

A couple of people have asked me why LS a few years back went into listing European fleets. When you see fleets like Vanhooren Xavier it poses the [ more... ]

 
  Williams Shipping to join LS
Date Added: 02/05/2012
 
 

A short while ago I mentioned on our news pages that I would like to see the Williams Shipping group on the site. Well yet again Paul Harper has come [ more... ]

 
  New Scania for D Steven
Date Added: 01/05/2012
 
 

D Steven from Wick in Scotland are the proud owners of a brand new Scania R560 6x2 (Top) tractor unit which is seen here on the M6 recently. The [ more... ]

 
  T J Hammond to be added shortly
Date Added: 30/04/2012
 
 

T J Hammond are from Billericay in Essex and thanks to the efforts of Paul Harper they will shortly be added to the LS online searchable lorry [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Maritime
Date Added: 29/04/2012
 
 

Maritime Transport are the largest container haulier in the UK and they have recently purchased numerous brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor [ more... ]

 
  Very apt registration
Date Added: 28/04/2012
 
 

Westons Cider are from Much Marcle in Herefordshire and they have a Scania T380 6W Curtainside rigid with the registration mark C10 DER . The vehicle [ more... ]

 
  H E Services fleet request sent
Date Added: 27/04/2012
 
 

H E Services are a UK wide plant hire company and I have sent them a request to be listed on the site and here's hoping that they agree to being [ more... ]

 
  Williams Shipping fleet request sent
Date Added: 26/04/2012
 
 

Williams Shipping are from Southampton and are a company with a long history and a tradition of having vehicles with a registration suffix of TUG. We [ more... ]

 
  Stobart Mercedes convoy
Date Added: 25/04/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group were one of the first UK hauliers to order the new look Mercedes Actros. Pictured here in convoy are three of the said vehicles on [ more... ]

 

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