West Coast Haulage Limited was established in 1997, with just a small fleet of six 8 Wheel Tippers. With hard work, determination and excellent customer services, the company has achieved a fleet of over 100 state of the art 8 Wheel Tippers and two of the latest highest spec HIAB Lorries.

West Coast Haulage is a UK based company with 1 operating center in South Wales and 2 Satellite operating centers, one in Crick, Northampton and the other at Markham Vale, Chesterfield.

We are one of the leading specialists in muck shifting work.

All of our operators are trained to a high standard, which includes driver CPC and Health & Safety guidance. All operators have all recently undertaken the Safe Urban Driving course and all training is updated on a regular basis.

As West Coast Haulage is FORS registered, our vehicles are all fitted with the latest up to date Health & Safety features which include:

  • GPS Tracking
  • Electric Easy sheets
  • Air tail doors
  • Side Guards
  • 5 Camera System

Because of our experience in the industry, our knowledge and our proven reputation for reliability, we are proud to be on the preferred contractors list for Carillion, Costain, Bam Nuttall and Walters.

Greener & Cleaner Tippers Supplied by Keltruck

KeltruckKeltruck Ltd, Scania Dealer, supply twenty Scania P410CB8X4MHZ tipper vehicles to West Coast Haulage Ltd of Ystrad Mynach, Mid Glamorgan, South Wales as part of a vehicle expansion programme.

These unique Scania tippers carry a high level specification.  The drivetrain comprises of a 13 litre 410bhp (302kW) engine producing 2150 Nm of torque with manual 8-speed gearboxes.

Thompson Muckaway bodies with Thompsons own sheeting systems are fitted working from a Scania factory fit PTO system working in conjunction with Edbro underfloor gear.  All the equipment will be automatically greased with an autolube system from Groeneveld.  Each tipper has a ‘View CCTV’ FORS compliant driver view camera system for additional safety.  The vehicles have a new look Scania Construction Pack fitted which includes adaptive cruise control, a heavy duty front end, 130mm fold out step in the bumper and new style integrated grab handle and protection for the lamps.  West Coast Haulage specified the vehicles with Michelin tyres.

The vehicles were sold with two-year full repair and maintenance and are equipped with Scania OnBoard vehicle telematics providing the transport office with valuable vehicle telemetry and connected services.  Visually, the vehicles are finished in a striking new livery designed jointly with Keltruck and Eagle Signs in St Clears, Carmarthenshire.

Pat Sexton, co-founder of the business, commented: “The vehicles are greener and cleaner and therefore fit hand in glove with our health and safety policy and objectives. They stand fully compliant with CrossRail and FORS and the Scania also gives an unladen weight advantage.”  Pat has dealt with Keltruck for many years and when questioned about the relationship added that “We love dealing with Keltruck people. They provide us with 100% backup and deliver a robust service that is second to none.”

The vehicles will be maintained at Keltruck Limited’s Cardiff depot which can easily handle any servicing and inspection requirements and, when the time comes, the vehicles can have their MOT carried out in the ATF centre and, at the same time, have mandatory brake testing carried out.

Owners of West Coast Haulage, Pat Sexton & Don O’Donovan founded the business in 1997 and have grown the business over the last two decades to a 100-strong vehicle business who operate on major projects such as the M1 Widening programme which is just one example of how the company can operate anywhere in the country.

Established in 1983, Keltruck Limited is the largest privately owned Scania dealer in the UK.  Keltruck now operates from 21 locations across the Midlands and South Wales.

With annual turnover for 2014 exceeding £120m Keltruck is regarded as an industry leader and employs 420 people.  Beyond the sale of new and used vehicles, bodyshops and workshops the company also operates the UK’s first Environment Agency accredited truck recycling facility and exports used trucks and parts to many countries around the world.

The company website can be found at www.keltruck.com. More company high resolution photographs can be downloaded from keltruck.com/flickr and the company’s logo is available as a high resolution download from keltruck.com/downloads.