Welcome to the first edition of the Ballyvesey newsletter

Throughout the year, we will be sending you email newsletters, introducing you to the companies within the Ballyvesey Group. We hope you find them informative, and that it gives you an insight into what each of our businesses offer, and how they could potentially support you.

Transport Division:
Montgomery Transport
Montgomery Distribution
Montgomery Freight Management
Montgomery TankServices
Major Freight Services
MTG Customs

Montgomery Transport is one of the largest companies offering full-load services across all major shipping lanes of the Irish Sea.

Operating to and from both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to the rest of Great Britain, and providing domestic services within those countries, Montgomery Transport offers flexibility for a range of delivery services.

With strategically located depots staffed by its experienced and highly motivated teams in Belfast, Dublin, Preston and Birmingham, the fleet comprises over 100 trucks and 500 trailers, Montgomery Transport can ensure full control of customers freight.

Its commitment to continuous improvement is demonstrated by large investment in the fleet of tractors and trailers in 2021 and 2022, and ensures its ability to cope with peak seasonal demand. The quality of the fleet is also guaranteed thanks to procurement from within parent company Ballyvesey Holdings, from companies including Montracon, Intercounty Truck & Van, and West Pennine Trucks.

Learn more about Montgomery Transport by clicking here.

Vehicle Distribution Division:
West Pennine Trucks
Heathrow Truck Centre
Intercounty Truck & Van
Midlands Truck & Van

West Pennine Trucks

West Pennine Trucks is one of several independent dealer groups across the Scania network and has held the Scania franchise since 1986. Acquired by Ballyvesey Holdings in 1994, it is the North West’s largest, privately owned, authorised Scania dealer and covers the developing industrial area of Greater Manchester down into the more rural counties of Cheshire, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

The West Pennine Trucks team provides the complete sales and aftersales support package and work side by side with some of the most recognisable brands in the UK. There are six depots – Middleton (North Manchester), Trafford Park (South Manchester), Stoke, Telford, Knighton and Oswestry, each of which has the latest workshop equipment and technology to keep customer operations running efficiently.

To learn more about West Pennine Trucks visit their website by clicking here.

Vehicle Rental Division:
Centurion Truck Rental
DMC Trailers
Falcon Self Drive

Centurion Truck Rental

Centurion Truck Rental is one of the UK’s leading service providers in the field of commercial vehicle rental, and contract hire. Established in the mid 1990’s Centurion have developed strong relationships in major UK industries including Transport, Retail and Manufacturing as well as having a strong presence with commercial SME’s.

Formed originally from one location which is now their head office at Middleton, Manchester they provide a 24 hour, 365 days a year, vehicle hire service throughout the UK.

Centurion provides some of the most innovative and flexible solutions in the commercial vehicle market.
Offering a truly customer-centric approach with the shared belief that outstanding service, transparency and honesty deliver stronger and more effective supply chain relationships. Not driven by sales volumes but by the belief that doing the right things with the right partners will deliver a successful outcome for both supplier and customer.

Centurion is not tied to any single manufacturer they provide the most suitable product to successfully meet your business demands and work with you to ensure the most suitable servicing locations whether you operate from one location or multiple UK sites. They are also not committed to manufacturer fixed-term buybacks or any finance houses or banks which means they offer truly flexible solutions matched to the exact needs of the task or contract. They are able to offer these flexible agreements from 1 day to many years and can quite often “flex” within the term of the contract.

To learn more about Centurion Truck Rental, visit their website by clicking here.

Trailer Division:


Montracon has made steady progress in the UK market over the last 40-plus years. A measured expansion programme involving considerable investment in facilities and equipment has ensured increasing production efficiency plus steady growth to the point that today Montracon’s manufacturing plants each rank with the best of any in Europe.

Building what is probably the widest range of trailers available from any of the major European players, the company prides itself on its production flexibility. A nominal 1500 trailers a year capacity can be quickly ‘flexed’ to suit market demand and model mix.

A blend of high technology, accumulated experience and traditional trailer manufacturing skills. Montracon’s engineering excellence is the benchmark for others to aspire to. Its hallmark is the company’s use of the most advanced high-tech equipment available to complement the wealth of experience and traditional skills that the manufacturing and assembly line teams have accumulated. Montracon’s product range includes Curtainsiders, Box Vans, Flats, Machinery Carriers, Skeletal, and Fridges.

Its services don’t stop there either. Montracon has a dedicated refurbishment and repair facility near York, which offers accident repairs, refurbs (all makes and models) fabrication or bodywork repair and repaint or livery upgrades. To complement its aftersales service Montracon also has numerous parts depots located throughout the country which provide ALL makes of trailer parts.

To learn more about Montracon, click here.

Transport Services Division:
Commercial Vehicle Auctions
Rockmount Vehicle Maintenance
Sapphire Vehicle Services

Commercial Vehicle Auctions

CVA lead the industry for the auction disposal of light and heavy commercial vehicles and plant. Operating from three specialist hubs in Doncaster, Hemel Hempstead and Livingston in Scotland we are the preferred choice for hauliers, transport companies, leading food retailers, vehicle rental companies, finance groups and local authorities for the auction disposal of their assets.

CVA has been trading for more than 30 years and our stable and experienced management team has grown our market share substantially in recent years. It is our ability to forge long-standing, mutually beneficial business relationships with our customers that has been the bedrock of our success and will be the key to our future growth.

CVA typically run two auctions a week, one for its Trucks & Trailers and another for its Vans & Cars. Plant & Machinery auctions are also held every 4 weeks. CVA is seeing a big uptake in customer on-site auctions. These are auctions hosted at the customer’s premises.

Learn more about CVA by visiting their website by clicking here.

Construction Equipment Division:
Sleator Plant
Norwest Plant
TDL Equipment
Contract Plant Rental

Sleator Plant

Strategically located just off the M2 motorway, north of Belfast and soon opening a depot just off the M50 beside Dublin Airport to efficiently service all 4 corners of the island.

Since 2015 we have carefully developed the business to incorporate world-class OEM partners with our vision to be the leading construction dealer in Ireland.

We firmly believe the people at Sleator are our most important asset and each person has a strong contributing value to the growth of our business.

At Sleator Plant, we actively promote a value-for-money service so customers get 100% satisfaction every time!

We are the sole Genie access equipment dealership in Ireland, supplying access platforms and lifting equipment including material lifts, aerial work platforms and scissor lifts. We also supply the larger range of Genie access machines including the tracked boom lift and telescopic boom lift.

We are the Rokbak Trucks dealer for Northern Ireland, supplying the world-renowned range of articulated trucks, Rokbak Trucks are the true off-highway truck specialists

Sleator Plant is Mecalac Construction machinery stockists for Northern Ireland. We specialise in the Mecalac range of dumpers and site rollers and offer an efficient and professional service at all times.

The most recent addition to the Sleator Plant machinery lineup and perfectly completing our offering is the Sany range of excavators. Sany is the fourth largest manufacturer of machinery in the world and Sleator Plant is pleased to be able to supply the whole of Ireland with a quality range of excavators, ranging from 1.6 Ton to 50 Ton. To learn more about Sleator Plant, click here.

Central Services Division:
Digital Marketing
Clemence Rogers
Health and Safety
Property Maintenance
Finance and Payroll
Insurance & Risk Management
Procurement Services

Digital Marketing

Ballyvesey has appointed Matthew Wilkinson as Digital Marketing Specialist. Matthew will develop the Ballyvesey brand, implement the Ballyvesey digital marketing strategy, and support the wider group with its digital efforts.

Matthew is on hand to support you with any digital challenges you may face, such as video production, artwork creation, social media management, and online advertising, to name but a few. If you need any support, contact Matthew, he is more than happy to help.