News & Events Archive 2015

New ATF Opens at Cumbria Truck Centre

Thursday 24th September saw the opening of our new, custom-built Authorised Testing Facility (ATF) at Cumbria Truck Centre. Catering for Commercial Vehicles, Trailers and Coaches, the ATF is a major investment for the Group. Read more in this article from the Cumberland News

Posted 5th October 2015

Livestock feature in FACTS Magazine

Read all about our Livestock operations in issue 105 of FACTS Transport and Logistics Magazine. The article features an interview with our Livestock Director Derek Armstrong. Read the full article here

Posted 10th August 2015


Wm Armstrong on CFM

Listen out for our recruitment ad during the month of July on CFM Local Radio throughout Cumbria and South West Scotland. The 30 second advert for Class 1 HGV Drivers focuses on Armstrong's recent growth and acquisition of new vehicles.

Posted 2nd July 2015

Mobile Version of our Website Launched

The Wm Armstrong Group website now has a mobile-friendly version available on your smartphone or tablet. Keep up to date with us when you're at home or out and about. The mobile site covers all parts of the Group including our Truckapart Online Store. Thanks to the experts at Eskdale Solutions for their help with getting this online for us.

Posted 26th June 2015


Serving Local Customers

The latest additions to the Armstrong Palletforce fleet are two new 3.5t Isuzu Grafter box vans, acquired through Cumbria Truck Centre to serve our local customers in and around Carlisle and Glasgow. The Armstrong Isuzu fleet takes advantage of the 3.5 tonne, 11 tonne and 18 tonne models, providing the versatility our customers require. Take a look here

Posted 21st May 2015

FACTS Transport and Logistics Magazine Article

The latest issue of FACTS, the Pan-European Transport and Logistics Magazine, includes a fascinating five-page article on the Wm Armstrong Group. The feature talks about our new MAN Tractor Units, how we're increasing profitability and efficiency through Fleet Management, and includes interviews with Brian Wheadon and Robbie Fenwick. You can read the full article here

Posted 19th May 2015


New Doubledeckers Go To Work

Our first of eight new 15.6 metre step-frame curtainside double-deck trailers went into operation this week. Part of a Department of Transport ten-year trial, these SDC trailers will deliver efficiency in operation and add value to our Palletforce customers. You can see one of the Trailers here

Posted 27th February 2015

British Heart Foundation

Armstrongs staff took part in the British Heart Foundation's 'Wear Something Red' day on Friday 6th February, raising 72 towards vital life-saving research. Thanks to everyone for taking part ! Find out more about the BHF here

Posted 9th February 2015

Wear It | Beat It on 6th Feb 2015

Armstrongs are proud to be involved in the British Heart Foundation's 'Wear Something Red' day on Friday 6th February 2015, helping to raise money for vital life-saving research. Coronary Heart Disease is the UK's single biggest killer, so on 6th February we're asking our staff to show their support and raise awareness by wearing red. Find out more on the BHF website

Posted 5th February 2015


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