Urban or Short Trailer

Urban or short trailers are an HGV semi trailer that has been developed to allow hauliers and operators access to built up urban delivery and collection sites where space is limited and a normal platform/flat trailer would not fit. They are ideal for delivering loads into tight locations. They can be fitted with a tail lift or a fork truck rear end for loading. Urban trailers are usually 10m in length rather than the 13.6 standard of normal flat/platform trailers. Urban curtainsiders are also available as are urban extenders that usually extend from 10-14m.

Montracon urban extenders extend from 10060 – 14160 and have 3 lockable positions. Twistlocks to suit 1×20/1×30′ (closed) 2×20’/1×40′ (open) and they come with XL rated headboards. They are versatile trailers that feature BPW drum axles with self tracking rear axle. In addition they come equipped with 4 pairs of posts and sockets. 

We also have non-extending urban trailers on our rental and sales fleet. 10m and 10.9 lengths in a variety of specifications and features including: tridec forced steer rear axle, posts, sockets, twistlocks, postracks and toolboxes.

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.