Browns Transport General Haulage – Thaxted

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 Thaxted we reach out to sites all across Thaxted.

Covering the Thaxted 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 Thaxted, please get in touch with us.

General Haulage

General Haulage

Our Thaxted Mission Statement

We have built up an excellent reputation throughout Thaxted for providing 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 Thaxted. We go out of our way to make sure everything is to our client’s satisfaction each and every time.

Our Thaxted General Haulage Vehicles


Low loader

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


Hiab Crane Hire

Browns Transport have specialised in providing Hiab cranes for domestic and commercial projects in Thaxted, 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 Thaxted

History of Thaxted

Thaxted was a development of a Saxon settlement on a Roman road. Archeological research of the area by Oxford Archaeology in 2007 produced archaeological finds. Showing Bronze Age, late Iron Age, Roman, late medieval, and post-medieval occupation, including flint fragments, and skeletal remains. Further excavation in the center of the town Colchester Archeological Trust in 2015 found a large medieval ditch.

General Info

The town is home to many commuters working in London, thanks to its proximity to the capital. It’s c2c-operated London, Tilbury, and Southend Railway rail connections. Until 1999 the town benefited from two refineries located on the nearby Thames, Shell Haven and Coryton. The Shell site ceased operating in 1999 and has been redeveloped as the London Gateway deepwater container port with attendant logistics and commercial development.