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King Trailers
Founded 1962
Founder(s) Vern King
Headquarters Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England
Products trailers
Website http://www.kingtrailers.co.uk/
King lowloader neck-DSC01252

High lift neck on a recovery trailer to alow shallow ramp for loading low clearance vehicles

King extending lowloader recovery wagon DSC01251

Recovery trailer showwing low ramp loading angle

King trailers extendable semi plant

King Trailers stand at SED 2008

King Trailers are a UK based manufacturer of low loaders and articulated lorry trailers based in Market Harborough, Leicestershire, England.

HistoryEdit

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The Firm was established in 1962 by Vern King, a Canadian engineer, as an offshoot of King Truck Equipment from Toronto.[1] The firm has expanded over the years by taking over other companies (details of who needed) and has also changed hands several times.

They specialise in building trailers customized to the users requirements in the STGO cat and 2 sector mainly as well as building rigid plant bodies for hire companies delivery fleet use.

ProductsEdit

  • Low loaders
  • Semi-Trailers (Step frames)
  • Telescopic trailers
  • Plant trailers
  • Bevertail plant bodies for rigid chassis trucks.
King Access

Suppliers of truck mounted aerial access platforms.

King Sales

Supliers of used (pre owned) Trailers.

Model rangeEdit

  • GTL range Low loaders from 48 ton to 120 ton
  • GTL 60/3H 48 ton capacity
  • GTL 70/4H
  • GTL 150/5HS 120 ton capacity
  • GTS range Step-frame 26 ton to 60 ton
  • GTS 26/2 26 ton twin axle
  • GTS ?/3
  • GTS 73/4 60 ton 4 axle
  • MTS range of Steering step frame trailers
  • MTS 73/4S 58 ton capacity

GalleryEdit

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Earthmovers Magazine No.16 August 2005


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