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Thanks for all your support!

John and Samantha would like to thank all the team past and present, customers, suppliers and industry partners for their kind messages of support since we took the decision to close our business last month. After 21 years of running Statham’s together, we are both looking forward to retirement, a different pace of life but […]

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Our heavy underlift and Paddy, our telehandler

Out with the old – a challenging bus removal

For over 10 years, Boxmoor Primary School near Hemel Hempstead had a bright red double decker bus on its playground, which had been converted into a fun learning bus and library for its pupils. Sadly, this year it was time for the school to say goodbye to its quirky learning space. This is where the […]

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Richard Ball – National Express Group PLC

“I would like to thank the Statham’s team yet again – this time for your help in getting our vehicle to Swindon for the recent filming with the television crew. Can I also pass on that your driver clearly made a real positive impression with all concerned and that it is this combination of right […]

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Join our team

We’re recruiting!

We are looking for a talented individual to join our friendly and busy team. HGV Recovery Technician: Basic Salary upwards of £28k We are looking for HGV Drivers (C+E with DCPC) to join our friendly team providing recovery assistance working rotating early and late shifts Monday to Friday and alternate weekends. Relevant HGV driving experience […]

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Curtain Repair - Stathams Recovery - June 20

Off-site curtain repair

We were called to a service station this week to carry out an urgent curtain repair for a customer. Our expert Truckcare team were onsite quickly and were able to repair and restore the curtain back to its former glory. Here are the before and after photographs. Thank you to our team for working so […]

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Stathams Recovery WTS Commercial Paint rs

Stunning re-paint by WTS Commercial

Our new edition to the fleet received a fantastic re-paint by the team at WTS Commercial Ltd, an established paint shop in Preston, in early April. It might be a long way to take our new Scania R series 80 tonne tractor unit, but we know we will get an excellent result. Wouldn’t you agree?! […]

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Scania and Kassbohrer move premises rs

Concrete knowledge in transporting specialist loads

John and Greg had an interesting job recently, helping a local customer move premises. Using our two big recovery vehicles, Uncle Sam and our new Scania tractor unit, plus our new Kassbohrer 5 axle extendable trailer, they were able to move a range of heavy specialist loads to a new site. John Statham said: “This […]

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Scania and Kassbohrer move premises rs

Investing in our fleet

April was an extremely busy and exciting month for us, as we increased our fleet and service capabilities. We took delivery of our new Scania R series 80 tonne tractor unit. A versatile and efficient heavy haulage truck that will fit well alongside our current fleet. We also collected our new Kassbohrer 5 axle extendable […]

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Waste management rs

How we’ve been assisting the front line

As key workers, we are supporting our customers that range from those supplying goods and services to the nation including Ocado, as well as the unsung heroes such as waste disposal collectors and street sweepers. Over the last month or so, we have been busy supporting these essential workers who are striving to keep the […]

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