Platform or Flat Trailers are the backbone of the general haulage industry. Regularly used for the road transport and storage of steel, pre-fabricated concrete and timber building sections. Generally 13.6m (45 feet) long and 1.5m (5 feet) high. Suitable for crane loading, side loading with fork lifts or rear loading from a loading bay. When fitted with twist locks can be used for the carriage of sea containers and when fitted with posts and sockets suitable for steel bars, pipes, poles and other circular material.

We have over two hundred Platform or Flat Trailers for sale or rent at our Bawtry yard manufactured by Dennison, SDC and Montracon.

John Hudson Trailers Ltd – Specialist Low Loader Trailer Hire & Sales

We buy, sell and rent (short or long term) HGV semi low loader extendable and non-extending step frame, plant trailers, tractor, wing and truss carrier specialist trailers. These single, double or triple extendible trailers are also known as trombone, teletrailers, multitrailers or just extenders. We also have a large number of flatbed (flat, platform trailers), urban and curtain siders. 

The 600plus modern trailers on our fleet use a variety of technology. Examples being: multiple self steering axles, hydraulic double flip ramps, beaver tails, wafer decks, override steering, detachable necks and/or SL technology.

Our fleet is comprised of trailers manufactured by BroshuisDollMontraconFaymonvilleNooteboomSDC and others. The size, quality and variety of our fleet allows us to offer customers the correct trailers required for their particular road transport contracts. Even at short notice.

Furthermore we offer repairs, re-furbishment, HGV VOSA testing, breakdown assistance, sparesservice, test preparation, tachograph calibration and brake analysis. These services are suitable for trucks, trailers, buses, tractor units, lorries and other PSV’s.

John Hudson Trailers Ltd is a family company and we have been working in the HGV specialist transport industry since the 1950’s. Our company is based in the UK at Bawtry in South Yorkshire.