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Hire or Buy?

Published April 14, 2021

  Need a trailer quickly for a short or long-term period and don’t want to buy outright?  Hiring is proving increasingly popular with our customers. As thousands of non-essential businesses opened across the UK this week, Leeds Trailers is reporting brisk business and operating a waiting list for many categories of trailers. In these uncertain times, […]

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On the road to “normality”

Published March 15, 2021

As the UK moves towards the first anniversary of the first Lockdown imposed in March last year, Leeds Trailers has confirmed its strong trading position in West Yorkshire and further afield. Despite major challenges created by the pandemic, we have strengthened our fleet by 30 percent and continued to trade throughout three periods of National […]

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What a Year!

Published December 14, 2020

  As 2020 draws to a close, it’s natural to reflect as we also plan for 2021!   Nothing could have prepared any of us for what 2020 has brought, but we’re delighted to be ending the year on a high note!   The good news is that during this year we:   Stayed open throughout […]

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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 […]