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  Hi Way Express coming soon
Date Added: 23/11/2011
 
 

The online searchable database will shortly have the fleet details of Hi Way Express who are from Normanton in West Yorkshire. I personally think [ more... ]

 
  Myers Transport added recently
Date Added: 22/11/2011
 
 

Myers Transport from Forstal were recently added to the main section of the database and I am most grateful to Paul Harper for securing the permission [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for Jack Richards
Date Added: 21/11/2011
 
 

Jack Richards used to be a 100% ERF fleet until the demise of that brand.Nowadays they have a mixture of DAFs, Volvos and Mercedes. Pictured here on [ more... ]

 
  Rase Distribution on the M3 at Hatch
Date Added: 20/11/2011
 
 

Rase Distribution were recently added to the site and I was pleased to be able to take my first photo of one of their vehicles seen here on the M3 [ more... ]

 
  4 ex B & Q Volvos for W Hockin
Date Added: 19/11/2011
 
 

The North Devon haulier W C Hockin have recently acquired several ex B & Q Volvo FH 440 6x2 (G) tractor units which are currently being put into the W [ more... ]

 
  Ex Pollocks Scania for W H Malcolm
Date Added: 18/11/2011
 
 

W H Malcolm have recently acquired a Scania R580 6x2 (Top) tractor unit that used to be operated by Pollock (Scotrans) with the registration L111 PSL. [ more... ]

 
  New vehicles at Maritime Transport
Date Added: 17/11/2011
 
 

Maritime Transport who are one of the largest container hauliers in the country have approximately 100 brand new vehicles on 61 plates. They include [ more... ]

 
  New DAFs for John Lewis
Date Added: 16/11/2011
 
 

The John Lewis Partnership have taken delivery of several brand new vehicles on 61 plates one of which is this DAF FALF45 160 4W Boxvan seen here [ more... ]

 
  John R Adam soon to be listed
Date Added: 15/11/2011
 
 

John R Adam are a tipper fleet from Glasgow and will be listed on the full databse on the 15th November. I am most grateful to Brian Searl for [ more... ]

 
  Standard Motor Transport soon to be listed
Date Added: 14/11/2011
 
 

Standard Motor Transport are from Kiddermister and will be listed on the full databse on the 15th November. I am most grateful to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  New drawbars for Stobart
Date Added: 12/11/2011
 
 

The Stobart Group have taken delivery of several brand new Scania R440 6W (Top) drawbar units with tag axles which will probably be used on their [ more... ]

 
  B C Jenkins a North Devon haulier
Date Added: 11/11/2011
 
 

B C Jenkins are from Milton Damerel in North Devon and are a fleet of one vehicle. Their Scania is a frequent sight on the A361 North Devon "Link [ more... ]

 
  Fatal accident on the M56
Date Added: 10/11/2011
 
 

Sadly we learnt recently of another fatality on our motorways with a driver from The Stobart Group losing his life when his vehicle left the A56 and [ more... ]

 
  Crane sections in central London
Date Added: 09/11/2011
 
 

I received this great photo of several H C Wilson vehicles in central London delivering sections of a crane to a development near London Bridge. The [ more... ]

 
  M5 fatal crash 4th November 2011
Date Added: 08/11/2011
 
 

The thoughts of everyone at Lorryspotting are with the families, friends and relatives of all those individuals involved in this most terrible [ more... ]

 
  Giraud to be added to the Euro section
Date Added: 07/11/2011
 
 

The Euro section of the site will shortly be including fleet details and photos of the French haulier Giraud who recently became part of the Geodis BM [ more... ]

 
  New livery for Clugston
Date Added: 06/11/2011
 
 

The fleet of Clugston who are from Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire have a new livery in the form of this light blue and white colour scheme. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Simarco soon to be added to the site
Date Added: 05/11/2011
 
 

Thanks to the efforts of Paul Harper we will shortly be adding the fleet details of Simarco who are from Witham in Essex and run a fleet of vehicles [ more... ]

 
  Ex A W Jenkinson on the A361
Date Added: 04/11/2011
 
 

A W Jenkinson run a superb fleet and routinely only ever keep vehicles for three years before they are sold on. This Volvo in decom livery was seen [ more... ]

 
  Cammack added recently
Date Added: 03/11/2011
 
 

Cammack are from Colchester in Essex and run a lovely fleet of vehicles in British racing green with very prominent fleet numbers.I am very grateful [ more... ]

 
  Ex Stobart for M & D Transport
Date Added: 02/11/2011
 
 

With the Stobart Group acquiring brand new vehicles at a frightening rate there is a healthy market in their ex vehicles on the 2nd hand market. M & D [ more... ]

 
  Transdanubia added to the Euro section
Date Added: 01/11/2011
 
 

Transdanubia are an Austrian haulier who have recently been added to the Euro section of the site. I am most grateful to Ade and Phil for looking [ more... ]

 
  New Volvo FM for M Way
Date Added: 31/10/2011
 
 

M Way & Son from North Molton in South Devon have just acquired another new vehicle to their fleet in the form of a Volvo FM 450 6x2 (G) tractor unit [ more... ]

 
  R Wookey M5 southbound
Date Added: 30/10/2011
 
 

I am very grateful to the farmer who allows me to take photos from his field that overlooks the M5 southbound. Yesterday during a lunch break I was [ more... ]

 
  Coles Plant Hire to join LS database
Date Added: 29/10/2011
 
 

I am quite confident we will be able to secure the permission to list the North Devon fleet of Coles Plant Hire from Langtree. The fleet of muck away [ more... ]

 
  Bristol & Avon recently added to the site
Date Added: 28/10/2011
 
 

The bulk tipper operator Bristol and Avon have recently been added to the site and the company have an interesting strap line on the side of their [ more... ]

 
  Stephan Westerfeld in the Euro section
Date Added: 27/10/2011
 
 

Stephan Westerfeld are a German haulier and have in recent months been added to the ever growing Euro section of the site. Let us know if there are [ more... ]

 
  Mortimer on the DFDS ferry
Date Added: 26/10/2011
 
 

I received this great photo of a Mortimer Daf and a Volvo on the DFDS ferry from Dunkerque to Dover in March of this year. Both vehicles are strapped [ more... ]

 
  J Medler to be added to the site
Date Added: 25/10/2011
 
 

J Medler the builders merchants from Norwich will shortly be added to the main site for inclusion in the online searchable database. The fleet have [ more... ]

 
  Biomet to be added to the Euro section
Date Added: 24/10/2011
 
 

Biomet from Bulgaria will shortly be added to the very popular European section which has seen exponential growth since being added to the LS online [ more... ]

 
  Alex Mutch on the A91 Stonehaven.
Date Added: 23/10/2011
 
 

The A91 at Stonehaven in Scotland has to be one of my favourite photographic locations with the backdrop of Stonehaven bay. The Scania T124L 420 6x2 [ more... ]

 
  New Scanias for Elite Transport
Date Added: 22/10/2011
 
 

Elite Transport Services Ltd have recently taken delivery of several new Scania R440 6x2 (HL) tractor units which will be based at their various [ more... ]

 
  New DAF for David Watson
Date Added: 21/10/2011
 
 

David Watson have recently taken delivery of a new DAF FTRXF105 460 6x2 (SSC) tractor unit which has been allocated fleet number V7 and is named [ more... ]

 
  New Magnum for M Way
Date Added: 20/10/2011
 
 

M Way have recently taken delivery of a brand new Renault Magnum which has been named Lady Tanya. The vehicle is pictured here on the A361 at Pincombe [ more... ]

 
  New MANs for Boughey Distribution
Date Added: 19/10/2011
 
 

Boughey Distribution have recently taken delivery of several brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XXL) tractor units which are based at Wardle. Boughey are [ more... ]

 
  Scania delivering Scanias
Date Added: 18/10/2011
 
 

The fleet of De Rooy can be seen all over the UK delivering various kinds of commercial vehicles. The Scania drawbar is seen here on the M40 recently [ more... ]

 
  Colton Plant Hire to be added
Date Added: 17/10/2011
 
 

The fleet of Colton Plant Hire will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database. I am most grateful to Frank White for getting the [ more... ]

 
  K Petty & Co are on the radar
Date Added: 16/10/2011
 
 

Our message board which lists fleets we will be approaching has recently been updated to reflect the fact that we are pursuing permission for the [ more... ]

 
  Megatrucking Company added
Date Added: 15/10/2011
 
 

The Megatrucking company are a Dutch fleet with large fleet numbers on the top of the cab. A lot of the fleet are in the livery of Ewals Cargo Care [ more... ]

 
  Turkish Ford Cargo
Date Added: 14/10/2011
 
 

Quite a few members have sent in pictures of lorries from foreign countries and this piccy of a Turkish Ford cargo taken in Side arrived in the office [ more... ]

 
  Lantern Recovery soon to join LS
Date Added: 10/10/2011
 
 

Lantern Recovery are based just outside South Mimms services on the M25 and the majority of vehicles have the LRS registration suffix. The photo is [ more... ]

 
  Batim how to hang out washing
Date Added: 09/10/2011
 
 

Whilst in the UK there are some very resourceful foreign lorry drivers who seem more than capable of cooking themselves a meal at the side of their [ more... ]

 
  Like London buses !
Date Added: 08/10/2011
 
 

The age old saying of you wait ages for a London bus and then two turn up could well be applied to this photo of two D L Rogers vehicles taken [ more... ]

 
  J R Harding oldie
Date Added: 07/10/2011
 
 

Living in the South West means I get to see numerous vehicles of those hauliers who are situated in this part of the country. One of my favourite [ more... ]

 
  Britannia Leatherbarrows
Date Added: 06/10/2011
 
 

Britannia are a removals company who operate on a franchise system across the UK. In the South West there are Brittania Lanes, whilst here on the [ more... ]

 
  Indian Summer ? Snowploughs on the A34
Date Added: 05/10/2011
 
 

There has been much talk of late about the weather for this time of year with record temperatures for September. Well you can imagine my surprise at [ more... ]

 
  Ex R M Page Volvo
Date Added: 04/10/2011
 
 

R M Page were a heavy haul operator who ceased trading some years ago. Some of their vehicles are now working with other operators such as HMC Plant [ more... ]

 
  New message board now in use
Date Added: 03/10/2011
 
 

The Lorryspotting message board has been rolled out over the weekend and it is now fulfilling the job it was intended for by imparting information to [ more... ]

 
  4 new MAN TG-X for M Way
Date Added: 02/10/2011
 
 

M Way & Son have just had 4 brand new MAN TG-X 26.440 6x2 (XLX) tractor units delivered to their South Molton HQ. Certain other HGV sightings sites [ more... ]

 
  New trucks for Ascroft Transport
Date Added: 01/10/2011
 
 

Ascroft Transport have recently taken delivery of 2 brand new Scania R620 6x4 (Top) tractor units in Ascroft Transport livery. These are replacement [ more... ]

 
  Austin trucks blast from the past
Date Added: 30/09/2011
 
 

Austin manufactured lorries as well as cars from 1908 until 1951 when they were merged with the Nuffield Corporation to form the British Motor [ more... ]

 
  Bleach of Lavant at last what a result !!
Date Added: 28/09/2011
 
 

Ever since visiting Chichester in West Sussex I have always wanted to list the fleet of Bleach of Lavant and thanks to Paul Harpers efforts we now [ more... ]

 
  Hauliers added today.
Date Added: 27/09/2011
 
 

Five more fleets going live today are:

D.R. Collin, of Eyemouth
W. Doyle, of Port Talbot
Holmes of Heathrow
Mainline [ more... ]

 
  A Rhodes from York
Date Added: 26/09/2011
 
 

A Rhodes from York will shortly be added to the ever growing LS online database. The fleet are in a very attractive burgundy and gold livery. Thanks [ more... ]

 
  Peckover from Bradford to be added
Date Added: 25/09/2011
 
 

Peckover from Bradford will be added to the LS online searchable database in the near future. Thanks are due to Paul Harper for all his hard efforts [ more... ]

 
  Matthews Group to be added to the site
Date Added: 24/09/2011
 
 

Matthews Group are from Crawley in West Sussex and are involved in demolition and earthworks. My thanks go to Jim Lennox for securing the permission [ more... ]

 
  Caffrey International in Thetford
Date Added: 23/09/2011
 
 

Caffrey International from County Meath in Ireland have one of the best liveries that I have ever seen. The cream and light blue colour make them [ more... ]

 
  New Atego for Dextra Lighting
Date Added: 22/09/2011
 
 

Dextra Lighting from Gillingham in Dorset have a brand new Mercedes Atego 4W Curtainside rigid which has been named The Capital Whistler and has fleet [ more... ]

 
  Kelston Sparkes one of 4 hauliers added today
Date Added: 21/09/2011
 
 

Kelston Sparkes from Stanton Drew are just one of four hauliers being added to the database today. The others are Lochmaben Transport, Brick & Curran [ more... ]

 
  Eddie Stobart coach
Date Added: 20/09/2011
 
 

The Stobart Group recently held their Stobart Fest at Rockingham and one of the vehicles at the event was the Stobart Group coach registration C8 ESL [ more... ]

 
  Safepac one of 4 hauliers added today
Date Added: 19/09/2011
 
 

Safepac from Mildenhall are just one of four hauliers being added to the database today. The others are S Jones & Son from Wales, J Exley from Batley [ more... ]

 
  Arden Wood Shavings to be added
Date Added: 18/09/2011
 
 

Arden Wood Shavings will shortly be added to the main site and many thanks are due to Paul Harper for getting the permission for them to be listed. I [ more... ]

 
  UK registered Norbert Dentressangle
Date Added: 17/09/2011
 
 

In years gone by the ubiquitous haulier Norbert Dentressangle used to have only Renault trucks and were all French registered. Today they have some [ more... ]

 
  MESSAGE BOARD and members news
Date Added: 17/09/2011
 
 

The message board facility has been delayed this week due to the whole site moving over to new servers. Once logged in click on the news section and [ more... ]

 
  Site downtime Sept 16th 2011
Date Added: 16/09/2011
 
 

The Lorryspotting site will have a major server upgrade over the next couple of days which will result in occasional downtime which is sadly [ more... ]

 
  Site downtime 13th Sept 2011
Date Added: 13/09/2011
 
 

The Lorryspotting site will have a major server upgrade over the next couple of days which will result in occasional downtime which is sadly [ more... ]

 
  Volvo FH16 750 worlds most powerful truck ?
Date Added: 12/09/2011
 
 

For the last four days Volvo have been touring the UK with their latest FH16 tractor unit that has a whopping 750 brake horse power. The 4x2 tractor [ more... ]

 
  A sad ending.
Date Added: 11/09/2011
 
 

One of several consignments of vehicles seen heading South on the A1 on Wednesday for scrap or export, the "meat" in this sandwich is none other than [ more... ]

 
  P A Dunwell 61 plate
Date Added: 10/09/2011
 
 

P A Dunwell have two brand new Volvo FH 460 6x2 (GXL) tractor units and as this photograph shows they have a most apt headboard slogan with Have it [ more... ]

 
  J J & S 61 reg Volvo
Date Added: 09/09/2011
 
 

J J & S have recently acquired three brand new Volvo FH 460 6x2 (GXL) tractor units. The company are from Calne in Wiltshire and are bulk haulage [ more... ]

 
  H C Wilson in action
Date Added: 08/09/2011
 
 

Pictured here in the centre is a vehicle from the fleet of H C Wilson on board a barge travelling from Rotterdam to Antwerp with a 126 tonne steel [ more... ]

 
  NWF Agriculture in Barnstaple
Date Added: 07/09/2011
 
 

NWF Agriculture are a fleet with my favourite livery of green and white which must be something to do with my Father's insistence at taking me to to [ more... ]

 
  New H C Wilson Scania
Date Added: 06/09/2011
 
 

H C Wilson have just taken delivery of a brand new Scania R620 6x4 (Top) LHD tractor unit which has been named European Viking and will be based at [ more... ]

 
  61 plates being delivered
Date Added: 05/09/2011
 
 

There seems to be vast numbers of 61 plate vehicles hitting the road in the last week and the Stobart Group have been very busy delivering lorries to [ more... ]

 
  Bibby Distribution on the M3
Date Added: 04/09/2011
 
 

Bibby Distribution are a family owned logistics company who have recently taken over the Worcestershire based Atchison Topeka. I met their MD at the [ more... ]

 
  Pentalver 61 plate on the road
Date Added: 03/09/2011
 
 

Pentalver have approx 15 brand new 61 plate registration Mercedes Axors on the road and pictured here passing Sandbach servies on 1st Sept is HY61 THZ [ more... ]

 
  Mark Thompson 61 plate on the road
Date Added: 02/09/2011
 
 

Yesterday was the launch of the new 61 registration mark and the first photo that we received was of this Mark Thompson Actros passing Sandbach [ more... ]

 
  Burcombe Haulage
Date Added: 01/09/2011
 
 

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... ]

 
  S & E Transport Scotland
Date Added: 31/08/2011
 
 

S & E Transport from Scotland are photographed here on the M3 at Hatch with a refrigerated trailer probably on its way to Southampton or Portsmouth [ more... ]

 
  Renault Magnum for Stobart Group
Date Added: 30/08/2011
 
 

The Stobart Group are putting new Scania and Volvo tractor units on the road in huge numbers so it was quite refreshing recently to see a new Renault [ more... ]

 
  Quayside at Chippenham
Date Added: 29/08/2011
 
 

Quayside are one of the finest examples of how a basic white livery can be made to look very eye catching. This vehicle was photographed recently at [ more... ]

 
  Bannister International
Date Added: 28/08/2011
 
 

Bannister International are from Offenham near Evesham in Worcestershire and have recently been added to the site thanks to the efforts of Paul [ more... ]

 
  Banks Bros in action
Date Added: 27/08/2011
 
 

Heavy Haulage action shots are always worthy of inclusion in the news section and this photo of a Banks Bros FH 6x4 tractor unit with a Terex dump [ more... ]

 
  TWT Logistics
Date Added: 26/08/2011
 
 

TWT Logistics are from Ystrad Mynach in Mid Glamorgan and have a fleet of approximately 65 vehicles in a blue and red livery. Many thanks to Paul [ more... ]

 
  Mark Thompson Transport
Date Added: 25/08/2011
 
 

Mark Thompson Transport have recently been added to the site and what a famtastic looking outfit they are. Pictured here is one of their DAF XF 105 [ more... ]

 
  TDW Distribution coming soon
Date Added: 24/08/2011
 
 

TDW Distribution are a Welsh haulier from Bridgend and they run a fleet of very well turned out Volvos operating a variety of trailers. I am most [ more... ]

 
  Liam Connolly from Drummack
Date Added: 23/08/2011
 
 

Liam Connolly from Drummack in Northern Ireland will in the near future be added to the online searchable Lorryspotting database. I am most grateful [ more... ]

 
  T Baker to be added shortly
Date Added: 22/08/2011
 
 

T Baker are a container haulier who are based in the West Midlands. Quite a lot of their vehicles have cherished plates with a prefix of T and a [ more... ]

 
  James K Mitchell to be added
Date Added: 21/08/2011
 
 

We will shortly be adding the fleet of James K Mitchell who are from Comrie in Perthshire, Scotland. They have two vehicles which are extremely well [ more... ]

 
  61 plate for Hebrides Haulage
Date Added: 20/08/2011
 
 

The 1st September will soon be upon us and already 61 plate vehicles are appearing at dealerhips.The chances of most people seeing this vehicle in the [ more... ]

 
  First 61 plate vehicle ?
Date Added: 19/08/2011
 
 

At the recent Truckfest in Scotland there was a Mackenzie Haulage vehicle on the DAF stand with the registration mark MC61 HLG. It may well be that [ more... ]

 
  A E George to be added shortly
Date Added: 18/08/2011
 
 

A E George are a livestock haulier from Bruton in Somerset and can be seen all the time on the M5 in their usual red livery. Many thanks to the duo of [ more... ]

 
  Agribulk on their way to the site
Date Added: 17/08/2011
 
 

Agribulk are from Sudbury in Suffolk and are now listed on the LS online searchable database. I am most grateful to Paul Harper for getting their [ more... ]

 
  Scania Black Amber in the UK
Date Added: 16/08/2011
 
 

Scania have a very limited edition vehicle in the form of their Black Amber variant which is seen here in the format of a R730 6x2 (Top) tractor unit. [ more... ]

 
  Chris Riches to be added to the site
Date Added: 15/08/2011
 
 

Yet more quality hauliers being added to the database of late with Chris Riches from Norfolk being one of the latest. I am most appreciative for the [ more... ]

 
  Stobart tankers line up
Date Added: 15/08/2011
 
 

The Stobart Group are slowly but very surely moving into the transportation of fuel with tanker trailers. Most of the tanker fleet are based at Widnes [ more... ]

 
  Fergusons of Spean Bridge great photo
Date Added: 14/08/2011
 
 

We recently added the fleet of Fergusons of Spean Bridge to the site and I received this very picturesque photo the other day which is most worthy of [ more... ]

 
  S & K Haulage 40 years in business
Date Added: 13/08/2011
 
 

We recently added the Welsh fleet of S & K Haulage to the site and they recently celebrated 40 years in business. Their anniversary livery is one of [ more... ]

 
  Gavin Griffiths Recycling
Date Added: 12/08/2011
 
 

Gavin Griffiths Recycling will shortly be added to the LS online searchable database for the benefit of members. I am very thankful to Paul Harper for [ more... ]

 
  Magirus Deutz bit of nostalgia
Date Added: 11/08/2011
 
 

You can't beat a bit of nostalgia and when it comes to distinctive engine sounds the Magirus Deutz took gold medal all the time. They say that [ more... ]

 

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