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Traction Services

All tractor units upto 44ton

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About Us

Longden’s Transport is a family run haulage company established in the 50’s by Ken Longden. This rose to six vehicles but the 70’s oil crisis saw the business close.

In 1989 with his son Nick they purchased two vehicles and the business was born again. Since then the company has grown to fifteen HGV’S specialising in traction services for trailer/container companies, but also provide curtain sided wagons, flat bed vehicles, vans and pick-up trucks for smaller urgent deliveries from its manningtree depot ideally positioned to serve the ports of Felixstowe, Ipswich and Harwich.

aspects of road transport, long distance, multi-drop, timed bookings and  collections, providing a comprehensive service to all its customers in the  UK and Europe.

The depot in Manningtree has a dedicated workshop with skilled mechanics to maintain and service the vehicles allowing the company to keep its road haulage services reliable and efficient.  

Longden’s Transport is a haulage company that takes pride in tailoring its  operation to suit the needs of the customer. Providing a reliable, efficient,  cost effective road transport service.  

For quotes or job opportunities contact Nick or Cheryl by telephone or e-mail who would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.


The Haulage Yard

South Strand

Lawford Industrial Estate,



CO11 1UP

Curtainsided rigids

Smaller urgent deliveries

Dedicated workshop

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