Chris Bennett

About us

Chris Bennett (Heavy Haulage) Ltd are specialists in the general and heavy haulage industry.

Established in 1976 as an owner driver operator with a Ford “D” Series Truck the haulage firm has grown and developed over the years and now operates a modern mixed fleet of over 40 vehicles. Chris Bennett (Heavy Haulage) Ltd is now one of the leading specialists in heavy freight and provides a general haulage service, heavy haulage service and escort vehicles to some of the largest Blue Chip Construction, Engineering, Plant Hire, Manufacturing and Demolition companies across the UK.

The freight company is family owned and family run and takes great pride in providing the excellent levels of service that are attributed to a company where the Directors are very hands on and have a full understanding of the business, its customers and its customers’ requirements.

Operating from its depot in Stockport, Cheshire close to the motorway network, enables Chris Bennett to provide a comprehensive haulage service throughout the UK, Ireland and Europe. Chris Bennett is now one of the leading frieght companies in the UK, providing outstanding service across a range of industries.  

Most of our vehicles are franchise maintained and our depot benefits from its own fully equipped workshop and franchised trained technicians, fabricators and welders ensuring our fleet of vehicles are kept on the move and uptime is kept to a maximum. We operate a one truck-one driver policy.

Our vehicles are all fitted with the latest satellite tracking facilities ensuring we know where your consignment is anytime of the day or night.

We pride ourselves in our investment in staff and equipment. We are currently ensuring that all our drivers obtain their CPC qualifications. All our vehicles have been upgraded to ensure compliance with the latest London Emissions Zone regulations. We currently hold the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Silver accreditation which enables us to deliver to all sites in London, including Crossrail.

Our customer service centre is open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and is manned by fully trained and experienced operators who can help with all eventualities. Visit our Vehicles & Trailers page to view the specifications of our frieght equipment including beaver tail trucks, flatbed trailer and low loader vehicles. We also have available indoor and outdoor storage facilities and fork lift equipment capable of off-loading up to 14 tonne.  

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