Westrope Bros Limited
Westrope Depot, Sturmer Road,
New England, Essex. CO9 4BB
Tel: 01440 780000  Fax: 01440 785773
UK & EUROPEAN TRANSPORT
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BRIEF HISTORY OF WESTROPE BROS

The company we know today was founded in 1935 when brothers Gerald and Philip Westrope brought  two lorries to transport building materials for a new aerodrome which was being constructed locally.  The business started to expand but had to be put on hold during the Second World War in which they both served. After the war the company continued to grow becoming limited in 1954. In 1960 the company moved from Haverhill to it’s present site in New England.

The family connection is still as strong as ever; Gerald’s sons and daughter are still the companies director’s.

The company has always provided a convenient and reliable service to local industry, delivering everything from bulk fuel tanks to foodstuff throughout the UK . Branching out over the years into Europe, including delivery advertising boards across the Continent to World cup football stadiums.

The company for many years also had a depot in Scotland servicing the oil industry.  

In the year 2000 a sister company New England Transport Ltd was founded to handle what was then a new concept in pallet delivery providing a next day and 2 day pallet delivery service to anywhere in Britain . We are one of the original transport companies chosen by TV’s Dragon  Hilary Devey for her then new Company Pall-EX. Our night trunk driver has twice been voted driver of the year by Pall-Ex staff. Pall-Ex services now cover the whole of Europe.   

We continue to operate all sizes of heavy goods vehicles on our general fleet, and all enquires are handled efficiently and professionally by our experienced traffic team.