Browns Transport General Haulage – Pitsea

Established since 1984, Browns Transport has over 35 years of experience in offering a wide range of transport and logistical solutions. We are a small family run business with 3 different types of lorries. Ideal for any job you need operating from our depot in Pitsea we reach out to sites all across Pitsea.

Covering the Pitsea area, we provide crane mounted lorry Hiab vehicles. With experienced and professional drivers, and can solve your lifting and transporting issues with one vehicle.

Our fleet includes a diverse range of hiab cranes and services include general haulage, full loads, spot hire, container handling and contract hire. Whether it is just a one-off job or on a regular basis, we can help. If you have any questions or would like a quote for our services in Pitsea, please get in touch with us.

General Haulage

General Haulage

Our Pitsea Mission Statement

We have built up an excellent reputation throughout Pitsea for providing a fast, efficient and concise general Haulage services. With many years of experience in the general haulage industry. We have the knowledge, capacity, and capability to offer a friendly and reliable service that meets your deadlines. Browns Transport Ltd staff are waiting to deal with every aspect of your product movement every step of the way. Our service is second to none in Pitsea. We go out of our way to make sure everything is to our client’s satisfaction each and every time.

Our Pitsea General Haulage Vehicles


Low loader

Our low loader hire enables your mechanised plant, materials and cabins to be moved quickly and efficiently around Pitsea


Hiab Crane Hire

Browns Transport have specialised in providing Hiab cranes for domestic and commercial projects in Pitsea, with many years of experience.


Hiab rigid 4/8 wheeler

For a rigid Hiab to carry a larger load than their trailer body allows. An additional trailer can be pulled which is often referred to as a ‘wagon and drag’.

Interesting Facts About Pitsea

History of Pitsea

There is little known history about Pitsea but its earliest recorded name is Piceseia which was in 1086 and probably recorded like this in the Domesday Book. This however has changed over the years to many different names. Including Pichesey(e), Pikeseye, Pithesey, Petchesey(e), Pisseye, Pitchesey, Pytsay, Pittessey, Pytchey, Pitsey, and finally to what it is now Pitsea. It is thought however that all the names are derived from the meaning of Pics’ Island, which refers to the area now known as Pitsea Mount.

General Info

In May 2013, the well-known landmark, The Railway Hotel public house, suffered the same fate as another local pub and was pulled down. The Pitsea Swimming Pool was pulled down in January 2013. A new market square has been put onto the site of the former Railway Hotel, officially opening in 2014. The former co-op store that had hosted an arcade and several independent businesses was demolished in early 2014, and by July 2014 a new Aldi was built on this site and part of the former market place.