Abnormal Loads


Richard Lester Transport Ltd are experts in Abnormal Load Transport. Our  professional service covers long, wide and heavy loads and can be anything from: Industrial & Agricultural Machinery, Rail Carriages & Tracks, Steel Pontoons, Cable Reels, Winches, Pipelines, Telephone Masts, Portable Buildings, Static Caravans, Construction Material & Equipment to more fragile freight like: Glass, Wind Turbines, Solar Panels etc.

If required our abnormal load transport can be accompanied by our in-house fleet of transport escort vehicles. We complete a full logistics study and liaise with all the relevant on route local authorities and police services to ensure a smooth delivery passage for your freight. Our ‘Wide Load Exemption Notices’ covers all of the United Kingdom.

We supply trucks:

  • From 3.5 ton to 50 ton with lifting capacities of up to 40 tons
  • Suitable for long, wide, high and heavy loads

All of our trucks are fitted with:

  • EU compliant safety devices
  • Remote control cranes
  • Reversing cameras
  • GPS tracking

We work with ESDAL – Electronic Service Delivery. This ensures all our transport consignments go directly to plan.

When planning routes we work with the relevant local authorities and police services on route. Our ‘One-Stop’ transport service covers the entire journey.


At Richard Lester Transport Ltd, no job is too big or too small. We pride ourselves on being experts on delivering abnormal loads.

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Honest Prices

When you receive a quote from Richard Lester Transport you can be assured that is the price you will pay for the itemised job. Our substantial experience allows us to envisage and plan jobs right from the start so there are no hidden or surprising extras….

Reliable and Dependable

We collect on time and deliver on time. Our state of the art GPS System gives us first hand information on road closures, road accidents and high traffic demands so we can when necessary re-route to avoid delays.

Friendly and Approachable

All of our knowledgeable team are friendly and approachable. We all want to give you the best service possible, that often just starts with an informal chat, where we will listen to your requirements and then happily advise you on your options.

Experienced in our Jobs

We like to think that nothing fazes us… We have over the years encountered many different situations and we have always been able to pull on our experience to provide a corrective solution.

We are the best at what we do – some may say biased, but we say we know our job and we excel at achieving every task we undertake.