We have an extensive fleet of lorries that vary in size and capacity.
To give you a better idea of the vehicles that would be best to transport your goods, we have compiled the following information on the different lorries according to their sizes.
10ft Box Lorry
The 10ft lorry is the smallest in our fleet of lorries and the most suitable for the basic transportation of goods and simple house moves.
It is frequently used for the transportation of single items like queen-size mattresses, refrigerators, washing machines and other small household appliances.
- Length: 3m (10ft)
- Width: 1.5m (5ft)
- Height: 1.8m (6ft)
- Tonnage: <1.5 ton
14ft Box Lorry
The 14ft lorry is typically for home moves and the transportation of heavier goods.
As it is larger in size, you can load more or larger goods and furniture onto the vehicle, saving you from having to make multiple trips.
- Length: 4m (14ft)
- Width: 1.8m (6ft)
- Height: 2m (7ft)
- Tonnage: <2.5 ton
24ft Box Lorry
The 24ft lorry is the largest vehicle in our fleet and is commonly used for office moves and the transport of industrial equipment.
This lorry comes in varying capacities so you can find a vehicle that best suits your needs.
- Comes with a tailgate
- Length: 7.5m (24ft)
- Width: 2.35m (7ft)
- Height: 3.63m (12ft)
- Inner Cabin Height: 2.36m (7ft)
- Capacity: 4 ton / 5.5 ton / 9 ton
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What is the carrying capacity of a lorry?
The carrying capacity of a lorry depends on the size of the lorry.
The approximate carrying capacity of the following lorries are
- 10ft lorry: 1 ton
- 14ft lorry: 2 ton
- 24ft lorry: 4 ton / 5.5 ton / 9 ton
Can a king-sized mattress and bed frame fit in a 10ft lorry?
No, a 10ft lorry is too small to move a king-sized mattress and bed frame.
A king-sized bed is approximately 1.8m (width) by 1.9m (length) while our 10ft lorry measures 1.5m (width) by 3m (length).
If you need to move a king-sized bed, you are recommended to use a 14ft lorry instead!
Are lorries the same as trucks?
Yes, lorries are the same as trucks.
The two terms can be used interchangeably and they are both known as heavy-goods vehicles.