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High hopes for 2021 leads to major investment in fleet

Published September 21, 2020

Unprecedented late Summer demand has resulted in major investment in our fleet and we are due to take delivery of 12 more trailers by the end of next month (October). This will strengthen our customer offer and follows on from deliveries of two curtains, three box van trailers, 5 flats and one truck earlier in […]

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Business as “normal” in far from normal times!

Published August 18, 2020

We are often asked if it’s been “business as usual” during Lockdown as the UK continues to adjust to the “new normal”. Well the answer is “yes” in that we’ve been trading throughout and have worked flexibly and responsively to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, old and new. One major positive was […]

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Investing in the future

Published July 22, 2020

Leeds Trailers is investing in the future by strengthening its fleet and offering greater flexibility to customers, both in the long and short term. We are delighted to report that we’ve already taken delivery of three new flat-beds and have nine new curtain-siders on order. MD Neil Martin said, “In these uncertain times it can be […]

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Powering Up for the New Normal

Published July 6, 2020

A combination of business resilience and a firm client base has stood Leeds Trailers in good stead throughout Lockdown and we are reporting a healthy trading position as we adjust to the “new normal”. We have implemented new working patterns, with Julie providing business and administrative support from home and MD Neil Martin keeping everything […]

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Increasing demand for storage as Covid-19 crisis grows

Published March 24, 2020

Leeds Trailers is reporting a sharp rise in demand for storage trailers as the Covid-19 crisis deepens.   Our customers are increasingly using trailers to store steel destined for construction, buildings, modular housing and projects that have been forced to go on hold.   As a result, our team is receiving daily enquiries for all […]

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Coronavirus – business continuity update

Published March 13, 2020

We are writing to provide a quick update on how we are reacting to the rapidly evolving situation regarding Covid-19 (Coronavirus). The safety and security of our employees, clients and visitors to our premises is of vital importance. We continue to closely monitor the spread of the virus and to follow official guidance provided by […]


Leeds Trailers reports positive but challenging start to 2020

Published March 3, 2020

Leeds Trailers  is reporting a positive but challenging start to the new trading year despite issues relating to the Coronavirus outbreak and Brexit. Trailer hire turnover has increased during January and February – largely down to investment in the fleet resulting in greater numbers of trailers on the road. Managing Director Neil Martin said, “On a […]


A comprehensive list of 2020’s transport, construction and manufacturing events

Published January 27, 2020

Our specialist trailer hire customers engage with their peers and customers at specialist trade shows across the UK. These include manufacturing events, transport events and construction trade shows. To make it easier for you to find these quality events, we’ve created this list of shows relevant to our customers. 2020 Manufacturing Events     Southern […]

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The biggest transport and haulage news of 2019

Published December 16, 2019

Our work as specialist trailer hire providers means we come across numerous important new stories. We’ve brought together some of the most important transport and haulage stories from 2019 in this article. Transport News   New trailers available for hire   The Leeds Trailers team has seen a busy year. ● Our growth plans include adding […]

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How modular housing is changing domestic construction projects

Published November 6, 2019

Leeds Trailers is working with clients active in the UK’s modular housing market. Modular housing—or prefab construction—uses repeated sections called modules. Companies manufacture them in factories offsite, and they deliver them on specialist HGV trailers to a building site for assembly. Since modular housing is growing in importance, we’ve assembled this list of key developments in the sector.   […]

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