Nortons Hiab Services Ltd
Heavy Loads Haulage & Hiab Hire in Greater Manchester & UK
Nortons offer specialist heavy loads transportation services across the UK.
We have our own escort vehicles, which ensures the transit time is reduced compared to other hauliers as we do not have to wait along the route for local police escort vehicles.
At Nortons we provide many years experience in the provision of Hiab lorry mounted cranes for hire.
From any individual lift to multi-lifts Nortons HIAB Services have the expertise and knowledge to undertake any lifting requirement.
Our Fleet includes both Crane mounted vehicles and Crane assisted haulage wagons.
Our HIAB cranes themselves are operated by remote control to improve the overall safety of the operation.
If you require a heavy load lifted and transported Nortons have the vehicles to suit your heavy load.
A Heavy Load is classed as a weight of more than 44,000 kilograms;an axle load of more than 10,000 kilograms for a single non-driving axle and 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle.
Our Wide Load Exemption Notices cover the entire United Kingdom and where required, we work with the relevant police authorities to plan routes and provide our own escort vehicles.
Nortons are experts in the transportation and movement of all abnormal goodss including wide items including everything from machinery to portable buildings.
We offer a complete route study, liaising with police and local authorities along the route for long and abnormal freight.
An abnormal load is a vehicle that has any of the following:
- » a weight of more than 44,000 kilograms
- » an axle load of more than 10,000 kilograms for a single non-driving axle and 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle
- » a width of more than 2.9 metres
- » a rigid length of more than 18.65 metres
All our operators are fully CPCS trained and we have a NEBOSH health and safety officer and our own appointed persons.