Taylors Trailers History

About Us

Taylor’s Trailers is a family run business and have been designing and producing high quality trailers for the trade and public for 40 years.

Our engineering expertise, so important to good trailer design and manufacture, and our close relationship with suppliers, make the family a strong favourite amongst customers when it comes to advice on design, spare parts and accessories.

Meet the team

Benjamin Taylor
Benjamin Taylor
Jeremy Taylor
Jeremy Taylor
Adam Taylor
Adam Taylor
Simon Taylor
Simon Taylor

Our History

40th anniversary - celebrating 40 years in business 1978 - 2018

1978

Roy Taylor started the business

Roy

Taylor’s Trailers was established by Roy Taylor in 1978. As a farmer’s son, he initailly manufactured agricultural trailers before moving to products for the plant industry.

We have remained a family run business, with a robust range of trailer products for the plant and hospitality markets we have available today.

1978

First trailer

Hydraulically braked tipper trailer

Hydraulically braked tipper trailer

1979

Early batch of builder trailers

Early batch of builder trailers
1980

Twin axle flatbed complete with loading jib

Twin axle flatbed complete with loading jib

We expanded our range

1988

Our first mini excavator trailer being evaluated

First mini excavator trailer

Fully welded construction using expanded mesh walkway for the floor

1988

Started production of Car Transporter Trailers

Vintage vehicle transporter

A purpose built car transporter for a vintage car

1993

One of our first mini excavator trailers, complete with checkerplate body

mini excavator trailers

This excavator trailer was built in August 1993. The photo was taken in 1996. We still see some of our plant trailers from this time on the road today!

1994

Single drum road roller trailers

single drum road roller trailer

Our first single drum road roller trailer to use spring loaded locking pins for the drum

1996

Specialist plant trailers

trenching machine trailers

We built and designed specialist trailers for transporting trenching machines.

2000

Container trailers

large flatbed trailer

We started designing and building large flatbed trailers for transporting containers.

2002

We built our first toilet trailer to be supplied as a rolling chassis.

Toilet trailer chassis

Our design of the re-circ toilet trailer using the waste tank welded into the chassis. We have now manufactured about 1000 of these!

2008

Our first full build re-circ toilet trailer

re-circ toilet trailer

Fitted to a luxury specification, with custom made steps.

2015

Moving premises

We have settled into new premises in Elland. We moved in February, new ventures will be arising from our move including a stronger focus on Plant Trailers and CNC machinery added to our equipment.

2018

New Logo

Original Logo

Taylor's Trailers Old Logo

2018 Logo

Taylor's Trailers New Logo
2018

Celebrating Taylor's Trailers 40th anniversary!

We have been designing and producing high quality trailers for the trade and public for 40 years. Happy Birthday to us!

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