Our Company

John Hudson Trailers

John Hudson Trailers Ltd.

  • Privately owned, family company of 50 people operating on a 7 acre site
  • The largest specialised HGV trailer hire fleet in Europe
  • Continuous trading since 1959

John Hudson Trailers hire and sell HGV commercial specialised trailers: flats, platform skeletals, curtainsiders, drop frame machinery carriers, extenders, step extenders and multi-axle low loaders.

We enable UK and International hauliers to:

  • Expand their fleet when they need to
  • Find the specialised equipment and support they need to get their job done
  • Hire short or long term, hire-to-buy or buy outright

We offer service, tachograph calibration and fitment, brake analysis, MOT preparation and scheduled servicing for HGV commercial vehicles, trucks, trailers and buses. We also offer a wide range of HGV and trailer parts and spares.


  • Technically competent, knowledgeable & experienced
  • Easy to deal with, flexible, straight forward & willing
  • Honest, reliable, transparent & direct
  • Non-corporate & down-to-earth
  • Personal & honorable

Specialist Low Loader Trailer Hire & Sales

We buy, sell and rent extendable and non-extending flatlow loader, step frame and urban trailers plus plant, machinery, tractor, wing and truss carriers. The majority of the 600 plus modern trailers on our fleet are made by Broshuis, Dennison, Montracon, and SDC. We also offer repairs, re-furbishmentHGV / LGV / PCV testingsparesservice, test preparation, tachograph calibration and brake analysis. These services are suitable for most trucks, trailers, buses, tractor units, lorries and PSV's.