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  Truckfest from yesteryear
Date Added: 02/03/2012
 
 

Truckfest at Peterborough 1993, were you there by any chance ? This annual event has now grown to be one of the largest truck festivals in Europe and [ more... ]

 
  Atchison Topeka on the A303
Date Added: 01/03/2012
 
 

The fleet of Atchison Topeka were listed on the site until they were acquired by Bibby Distribution in 2011. The Bibby fleet will be listed in due [ more... ]

 
  New Renault for Monkhouse
Date Added: 01/03/2012
 
 

R J & I Monkhouse from Cumbria have taken delivery of a brand new Renault Premium 460 DXi 6x2 (Priv) tractor unit with a tag axle which is quite rare [ more... ]

 
  Steeles to be added to the database
Date Added: 29/02/2012
 
 

Steeles are a Heavy Haulage company from Cumbria who I am pleased to say will shortly be added to the site. I am yet again truly grateful to Paul [ more... ]

 
  Nidera to be added to the database
Date Added: 28/02/2012
 
 

The fleet of Nidera will shortly be added to the online searchable database and a very welcome addition they are too. many thanks again to Paul Harper [ more... ]

 
  David Hathaway on the A361 in North Devon
Date Added: 27/02/2012
 
 

David Hathaway are a superb fleet from Yate near Bristol and I was lucky enough to take this photo of one of their DAF FTGXF105 tractor units on the [ more... ]

 
  Brian Searl Mr Lorryspotting Scotland RIP
Date Added: 26/02/2012
 
 

It is with great sadness and regret that I have to inform members, non members and hauliers that Brian Searl passed away on Thursday morning. Our [ more... ]

 
  Brian Searl Mr Lorryspotting Scotland RIP
Date Added: 25/02/2012
 
 

It is with great sadness and regret that I have to inform members, non members and hauliers that Brian Searl passed away on Thursday morning. Our [ more... ]

 
  Timmins Transport what a result
Date Added: 22/02/2012
 
 

As I have mentioned on numerous occasions green and white combinations are by a country mile my favourite livery colour scheme. Timmins Transport will [ more... ]

 
  New Iveco flatbed for IAE
Date Added: 21/02/2012
 
 

IAE are the company which have the phrase Its that Pole in Leek on the front of their vehicles. They have recently taken delivery of a brand new Iveco [ more... ]

 
  New TG-X for Mulgrew
Date Added: 20/02/2012
 
 

Northern Ireland based haulier Mulgrew have a brand new MAN TG-X 6x2 (XXL) tractor unit which is pictured here on the M5 at Strensham recently. The [ more... ]

 
  Happy 85th Birthday Fagan & Whalley!
Date Added: 19/02/2012
 
 

2012 is a year with a difference for Fagan & Whalley Ltd as it marks our 85th year in business and to mark this momentous occasion we are pleased to [ more... ]

 
  First 12 plate photo
Date Added: 18/02/2012
 
 

The 1st March is approaching far too quickly and it will see the advent of the 12 registration plate. We received this photo recently of a W H Malcolm [ more... ]

 
  Bryn Jones in Scotland (A96 Aberdeenshire)
Date Added: 17/02/2012
 
 

Bryn Jones is a Devonshire haulier who make routine trips to Scotland with agricultural machinery and plant. This is due to the fact that Bryn [ more... ]

 
  Shouldn't that be sheeted ?
Date Added: 16/02/2012
 
 

I have often come across photos like this of scrap metal lorries transporting a load whereby a gust of wind could easily see it shedding its load. Is [ more... ]

 
  Rock n Roll Trucking
Date Added: 15/02/2012
 
 

Rock n Roll Trucking are a German haulier who specialise in transport for the music industry. They have a superbly turned out fleet with large fleet [ more... ]

 
  30th anniversary livery for GE BE Transport
Date Added: 14/02/2012
 
 

GE BE Transport from King's Lynn have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit in a special 30th anniversary livery. The vehicle is [ more... ]

 
  First Maltese fleet to be added to Euro section
Date Added: 13/02/2012
 
 

The Euro section of the site will shortly have the Maltese fleet of Express Trailers added. The fleet are always immaculate and have a Vauxhall Cargo [ more... ]

 
  Transalliance in Dover
Date Added: 12/02/2012
 
 

Transalliance Group are a French haulier whose vehicles have large fleet numbers on the side of the cab. This vehicle was photographed recently on [ more... ]

 
  New shape Mercedes Actros (3)
Date Added: 11/02/2012
 
 

Although I have yet to have the pleasure of seeing the new look Mercedes Actros I have to say that this vehicle is growing on me. This vehicle is from [ more... ]

 
  Heijboer on the A30
Date Added: 10/02/2012
 
 

Heijboer are a Dutch haulier who operate a very large fleet of vehicles in a rather different turquoise and light blue livery that make them stand out [ more... ]

 
  Mole Valley Farmers
Date Added: 09/02/2012
 
 

Local to North Devon is the Agricultural Merchant Mole Valley Farmers who operate out of their South Molton head office. Thier fleet of vehicles now [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for John Lewis
Date Added: 08/02/2012
 
 

The John Lewis partnership who run the Waitrose supermarket chain have recently taken delivery of quite a number of DAF FTCF75 310 4x2 (Day) tractor [ more... ]

 
  New look Actros (2)
Date Added: 07/02/2012
 
 

The new look Mercedes Actros can now be seen in the UK in increasing numbers. The truck has yet to be launched in the UK and it will be very [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Deben Transport
Date Added: 06/02/2012
 
 

Deben Transport from Suffolk have numerous vehicles in the livery of one of their customers namely Allport. They recently acquired several Volvo FH [ more... ]

 
  Renault Premium tipper
Date Added: 05/02/2012
 
 

S Clark & Sons have just taken delivery of a Renault Premium 430 8W Tipper that has a livery with the theme of The Incredibles. The vehicle is [ more... ]

 
  New trailers for Eddie Stobart
Date Added: 04/02/2012
 
 

The Stobart Group have several new chilled trailers which endorse their sponsorship of Superleague rugby. Each trailer represents one of the foureteen [ more... ]

 
  61 reg Samworth Brothers
Date Added: 03/02/2012
 
 

Samworth Brothers are an own account haulier who I am hopeful will be gracing our database at some stage this year.Their fleet have a great cream [ more... ]

 
  IPL Haulage on the M40
Date Added: 02/02/2012
 
 

IPL Haulage are a container transport company based at Totton in Southampton. Just about every one of their vehicles was previously operated by [ more... ]

 
  New vehicle new livery for M & D Transport
Date Added: 01/02/2012
 
 

M & D Transport are from Torrington in North Devon and their very latest Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor units now have a smart new livery. This [ more... ]

 
  John Lawrie on Riverside Drive
Date Added: 31/01/2012
 
 

Riverside Drive in Aberdeen has got to be one of the most picturesque locations for truck photography as this photo of a John Lawrie Scania R480 6x2 [ more... ]

 
  Volvo for Norbert Dentressangle
Date Added: 30/01/2012
 
 

Many years ago the ubiquitous French haulier Norbert Dentressangle would only operate Renault vehicles. In the last few years DAF and Mercedes units [ more... ]

 
  New shape Mercedes Actros
Date Added: 29/01/2012
 
 

Mercedes have formally launched their brand new Actros tractor unit which has a number of new and unique features. Although this unit belongs to a [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for Maritime Transport
Date Added: 29/01/2012
 
 

Maritime Transport are the largest container haulier in the UK and they are always putting new vehicles on the road. Pictured here on the A1(M) near [ more... ]

 
  Cadzow at Toddington services
Date Added: 28/01/2012
 
 

Cadzow are a heavy haulage company from Scotland who have been a very keen supporter of the Lorryspotting web site since their inclusion.The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Nice looking Scania
Date Added: 27/01/2012
 
 

Always grateful for pictures of rare or interesting trucks and this Scania R164G 580 6x4 drawbar unit operated by Ahern Waste Management certainly [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart rear steer trailer
Date Added: 26/01/2012
 
 

Eddie Stobart have their first ever rear steer trailer which has joined the fleet recently.Rear steering trailers allow for geater manouverability in [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for PMP Forward
Date Added: 25/01/2012
 
 

Dorset based haulage company PMP Forward have just taken delivery of several Scania R440 6x2 tractor units in their new and updated livery.The photo [ more... ]

 
  New Mercedes Actros for Firmin
Date Added: 24/01/2012
 
 

Alan Firmin from Snodland have just bought nine brand new Mercedes Actros 2546 6x2 (MSC) tractor units in their traditional navy blue livery.The photo [ more... ]

 
  Now there's a long load
Date Added: 23/01/2012
 
 

Large structures like bridge sections are always a great photographic opportunity. Nusteel Structures are from Hythe in Kent and I will be approaching [ more... ]

 
  Walters Group with Caterpillar dump truck
Date Added: 22/01/2012
 
 

Walters Group are from Aberdare in Wales and can routinely be seen all over the UK transporting Caterpillar dump trucks like this one seen here on the [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Earl
Date Added: 21/01/2012
 
 

Earl Transport have a brand new DAF XF105 6x2 (SSC) tractror unit which is pictured here in the sunshine at Thurrock services recently. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Huncargo on the A303
Date Added: 20/01/2012
 
 

Huncargo are one of the European hauliers listed in the dedicated Euro section which has been a runaway success with our members. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Coach House on the A9 at Glenmorangie
Date Added: 19/01/2012
 
 

The combination of green and white or green and cream has always been a favourite of mine and one of the best examples of this is from the fleet of [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Philson
Date Added: 18/01/2012
 
 

Philson Haulage from Chichester have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which is pictured here at Portsmouth on the 12th Jan 2012. [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart in Shoreham
Date Added: 17/01/2012
 
 

The Scania R480 6x2 (HL) with a tag axle is now the tractor unit of choice for the Biomass operations of the Stobart Group. This vehicle was pictured [ more... ]

 
  East Coast Viners
Date Added: 16/01/2012
 
 

East Coast Viners are from Drumlithie in Scotland and just about all of their vehicles have the ECV registration suffix. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  MAN for Bannister International
Date Added: 15/01/2012
 
 

Bannister International from Offenham have several new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units one of which is pictured here at Leominster recently. [ more... ]

 
  TEF Transport to be listed
Date Added: 14/01/2012
 
 

TEF Transport are from Scarborough and until recently they were part of the R T Keedwell Group. They are now back on their road in their own right [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for Ge Be Transport
Date Added: 13/01/2012
 
 

Ge Be Transport have a brand new DAF FTGXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which is pictured here on the A1(M) near Balby. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Sealane to be added to the site
Date Added: 12/01/2012
 
 

Thanks to Paul Harper we will shortly be adding the fleet of Sealane who are from Harpenden in Hertfordshire. The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted [ more... ]

 
  New Axors for Waitrose
Date Added: 11/01/2012
 
 

The John Lewis Partnership have taken delivery of 8 brand new Mercedes Axor 1836 4x2 (Day) tractor units which have been converted by Hardstaffs of [ more... ]

 
  Hobbs Brothers to be added to the site
Date Added: 10/01/2012
 
 

Hobbs Brothers are from Hemsted in Gloucestershire and will very shortly be added to the site. I am most grateful to longstanding member Martin [ more... ]

 
  Sydenhams added to the database
Date Added: 09/01/2012
 
 

Sydenhams are a builders merchant with their head office in Bournemouth and numerous depots in Dorset and Witlshire. All 43 of their vehicles have the [ more... ]

 
  Online payments suspended until Monday 09:00
Date Added: 08/01/2012
 
 

We are currently in the process of moving our online payment facility to another provider. As a consequence of having to adhere to strict laws [ more... ]

 
  Stonehenge on the A303
Date Added: 07/01/2012
 
 

My journey home on Friday night almost always involves travel on the A303 in Wiltshire. There is a classic bit of British architecture on the way the [ more... ]

 
  Fraser Freight to be added
Date Added: 06/01/2012
 
 

I am really excited to announce the inclusion of Fraser Freight who are from Portsmouth in Hampshire, a company who I have been pursuing for a long [ more... ]

 
  J Obertelli from Bolton
Date Added: 05/01/2012
 
 

J Obertelli from Bolton will in due course be added to the LS online searchable database for the benefit of members. Many thanks to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for S M & T Wigham
Date Added: 04/01/2012
 
 

S M & T Wigham are from Newbiggin near Penrith in Cumbria and have very recently taken delivery of a brand new DAF FTGXF 105 460 6x2 (SC) tractor unit [ more... ]

 
  Peterbilt trucks
Date Added: 03/01/2012
 
 

Peterbilt trucks from the United States of America are now a Paccar company (The same company who own DAF and Kenworth) and are based at Denton in [ more... ]

 
  Viridor on the radar for 2012
Date Added: 02/01/2012
 
 

Viridor are a UK wide waste management and recycling company who started out as part of English China Clays. I will be making attempts to gain [ more... ]

 
  Here's to 2012
Date Added: 01/01/2012
 
 

A very happy New Year to all our members and visitors alike. This coming year should see the number of unique visitors to the site reach the 3 million [ more... ]

 
  Ex Grimers on the M5
Date Added: 31/12/2011
 
 

Quite a lot of the hauliers on the site have cherished registration marks and Grimers Transport always had GTL registration suffixes. Now that the [ more... ]

 
  H C Davis coming soon
Date Added: 30/12/2011
 
 

A firm favourite with our members has been the fleet of H C Davis from Corby and I am really really excited to announce their inclusion in the very [ more... ]

 
  Chiltern Chilled to be added to the site
Date Added: 29/12/2011
 
 

The superbly turned out fleet of 20 vehicles from Chiltern Chilled will shortly be added to the LS database. I am yet again most thankful for the help [ more... ]

 
  Tesco mono axle trailer ?
Date Added: 28/12/2011
 
 

Eddie Stobart run a fleet of vehicles with the most modern and state of the art trailers that you are ever likely to see. Imagine my surprise when [ more... ]

 
  Ebro Trucks
Date Added: 27/12/2011
 
 

Ebro trucks was a Spanish brand of light and medium trucks and buses, as well as all-wheel-drive utility vehicles and agricultural tractors, based [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart in Plymouth
Date Added: 26/12/2011
 
 

Having been born and bred in Plymouth I always used to keep an eye out for Stobarts on my frequent visits to the City. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Harlow Brothers to be added
Date Added: 24/12/2011
 
 

Harlow Brothers are from Loughborough and manufacture wooden sheds and soft furnishings. Their fleet have a distinctive green,orange and white [ more... ]

 
  James Cooper & Sons to be added
Date Added: 23/12/2011
 
 

James Cooper & Sons from Sheffield will shortly be added to the online searchable database. The fleet is mainly 8W Foden Tippers in addition to this [ more... ]

 
  Joda Freight in the rain on the M5
Date Added: 22/12/2011
 
 

Plenty of photos on the site of lorries in beautiful sunshine so I thought a photo of a lorry in adverse conditions would be a breath of fresh air. [ more... ]

 
  Wyvern Cargo on the A303
Date Added: 21/12/2011
 
 

We were lucky enough recently to be able to add the fleet of Wyvern Cargo from Poole in Dorset. An ideal location to spot and photograph this fleet is [ more... ]

 
  New Volvo FH for Dave Pollard
Date Added: 20/12/2011
 
 

Dave Pollard are from Crediton in mid Devon and they have very recently taken delivery of a brand new Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor unit which is [ more... ]

 
  Scania R730 on the A361 in Devon
Date Added: 19/12/2011
 
 

The Scania R730 is one beast of a lorry with some real lovely clout in the engine depoartment. This vehicle belongs to R L Taylor of Sampford [ more... ]

 
  Stardes to be included shortly
Date Added: 18/12/2011
 
 

Stardes will shortly be included in the LS online searchable database. Stardes Ltd are a multi-award winning logistics company servicing the music and [ more... ]

 
  ABC Grimsby Ltd shortly to be added
Date Added: 17/12/2011
 
 

ABC Ltd are from Grimsby and have a fleet of mainly Scania vehicles in a British racing green livery with most lorries having the ABC registration [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles for Turners (Soham)
Date Added: 16/12/2011
 
 

Turners (Soham) have been very busy of late putting numerous 61 reg vehicles on the road with Scania, Mercedes and DAF makes. Pictured here recently [ more... ]

 
  Cherished plates for TNT
Date Added: 15/12/2011
 
 

TNT have started to put cherry plates onto some of their newer vehicles and currently they have 13 such registered lorries. Pictured here is T6 TNT at [ more... ]

 
  Trevor it's your lorry
Date Added: 14/12/2011
 
 

Quite frequently I travel up and down the A361 enroute to the M5 and I normally chat on the CB to my friend Trevor who drives for M Way & Son. He [ more... ]

 
  Great registration for a recovery truck.
Date Added: 13/12/2011
 
 

You get to see numerous personalised registration plates but this one caught my eye and how apt is it for a recovery truck.

The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Laird Bros of Forfar will soon be added
Date Added: 12/12/2011
 
 

The fleert of Laird Bros from Forfar in Scotland will soon be added to the LS online database. The photo is courtesy of and copyrighted to George [ more... ]

 
  Great registration for recovery truck
Date Added: 12/12/2011
 
 

You get to see numerous personalised registration plates but this one caught my eye and how apt is it for a recovery truck

The photo is [ more... ]

 
  S Cooper to be added shortly
Date Added: 11/12/2011
 
 

The Exclusive Daf fleet of S Cooper from Winsford Cheshire will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Baird of Clydebank to be listed soon
Date Added: 10/12/2011
 
 

The fleet of Baird of Clydebank have very recently been added to the site at the request of numerous Lorryspotting members. Many thanks to Brian Searl [ more... ]

 
  New Volvo for Peter Green
Date Added: 09/12/2011
 
 

Peter Green have a brand new Volvo FH 500 6x2 (GXL) tractor unit which was photographed on the M3 at Hatch Today.The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  Abacus Logistics added to the site
Date Added: 08/12/2011
 
 

Abacus Logistics are a bulk container haulier from Southampton whose vehicles can be seen on the A34 for a pastime. The photo is courtesy of and [ more... ]

 
  James Jones of Larbert added to the site
Date Added: 07/12/2011
 
 

The fleet of James Jones from Larbert in Scotland have very recently been added to the site. The company are involved in the transportation of round [ more... ]

 
  New Volvos for Star Transport
Date Added: 06/12/2011
 
 

Star Transport are from Thetford in Norfolk and have recently taken delivery of several new Volvo FH 460 6x2 (GXL) tractor units which will shortly be [ more... ]

 
  NH12 460 for MDF Transport
Date Added: 05/12/2011
 
 

Many people have sent me photos of the Scania T cab over the years but I have to say I am more of a fan of the rarer Volvo NH cab. This photo was [ more... ]

 
  Webber Transport to be added
Date Added: 04/12/2011
 
 

Webber Transport are from Okehampton in mid Devon and they have a superb fleet of four vehicles in a most striking livery.Many thanks to Paul Harper [ more... ]

 
  New TG-X tractor units for Downton
Date Added: 03/12/2011
 
 

Downton from Moreton Valence in Gloucestershire have bought quite a few brand new TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units. This vehicle was photographed [ more... ]

 
  Couple of Toploaders on the M40
Date Added: 02/12/2011
 
 

I have found a photo location just off the M40 at junction 15 that has proved to be a very productive spot. Managed to get this snap of a Scania R [ more... ]

 
  T J Transport to be added to the site
Date Added: 01/12/2011
 
 

T J Transport are a tipper operator who are based at Fareham in Hampshire and have been a firm favourite of mine since relocating to the South [ more... ]

 
  New TG-S hooklift for Patersons
Date Added: 30/11/2011
 
 

Patersons Quarries from Scotland have a brand new TG-S 35.360 8W (M) Hooklift which is pictured here recently just off the M74 at the Bellfield [ more... ]

 
  L A Green on the M3
Date Added: 29/11/2011
 
 

L A Green are a haulier from South Lincolnshire who's vehicles all have the LAG registration suffix which makes them ideal candidates for members to [ more... ]

 
  Reed Boardall on the A90
Date Added: 28/11/2011
 
 

Reed Boardall are one of the largest frozen and chilled distributors in the Uk with some 160 tractor units based at their Boroughbridge HQ near York. [ more... ]

 
  Calsina-Carre added to the Euro section
Date Added: 27/11/2011
 
 

The Euro section has recently had some cracking fleets added to that section and one of them has been the Spanish haulier Calsina-Carre which are a [ more... ]

 
  Bearts from Stow Bridge
Date Added: 26/11/2011
 
 

The main database will shortly be including the fleet of Bearts from Stow Bridge in Norfolk who are an own account operator running a great fleet of [ more... ]

 
  Caballero from Spain added
Date Added: 25/11/2011
 
 

The Euro section has recently had some cracking fleets added to that section and one of them has been the Spanish haulier Caballero which run mainly [ more... ]

 
  De Rooy in Barnstaple
Date Added: 24/11/2011
 
 

The Dutch haulier De Rooy regularly uses the front part of Evans Transport depot as a stop over during the weekends. This Volvo drawbar unit with a [ more... ]

 

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