J Parrish and Son


J. Parrish & Son are East Anglia's premier removal and industrial plant installation specialists.

If you are relocating an existing machine, either to a new location in your existing factory, or to new premises, we provide a no fuss service with minimum disturbance or loss of production time

Machinery Transport

J. Parrish & Son have years of experience in transporting and installing various types of machinery, machine tools and plant.

Our installation teams are experienced, dedicated and highly motivated individuals.  Whilst maintaining their awareness of all safety issues, they also possess a 'can-do' attitude.

Every job is unique.  Each job represents unique challenges, and opportunities to accomplish something we manage to handle through experience and competence together with strong focus on innovation and quality.

We have an extensive range of specialist equipment and fleet of modern vehicles, most with cranes fitted.  This enables us to provide the appropriate package to ensure speedy, cost effective, solution to your moving problems.

We are employed as the main contractors for most of Europe's largest , specialist machine tool and metal working machinery manufacturers and Agents, to transport, deliver, offload and install their equipment.

Machinery Transport

Large Capacity Forklifts

We can offer our range of compact forklift trucks with capacities ranging from 1.75 tones up to 10 tonnes with varying fork lengths for machines which do not have cranage lifting points.

The recent additions to our fleet of fork trucks has given us a valuable alternative solutions to the way we tackle machinery movements.  We can move large machine tools quickly with ease, without removing guards, reducing risks or damage to new floors, cutting machine downtimes and costs.

Forklift Trucks

Kalmar DC 16-1200 Diesel 16000 Kg capacity
Henley Hercules Diesel 10000Kg capacity
Lowry L200A (LPG Powered) 9000 Kg capacity
Clark DPM30 (Diesel) 3000 Kg capacity
Hyster S2.50XL (LPG powered) 2500 Kg capacity
Clark GPM17 (LPG powered) 1750 Kg capacity
Hyster S7 (LPG powered) 7000 Kg capacity
Clark GPX50 (LPG powered) 5000 Kg capacity
Hyster HX3.00XM (LPG powered) 3000 Kg capacity
Clark GPM30 (LPG powered) 3000 Kg capacity

Large Capacity Forklifts

Contract Lifting

Our fully trained “Appointed Person” will visit to carry out a free on site survey to asses your particular site risks. A site specific Method Statement and Risk Assessment to carry out the work will then be produced. We will involve you every step of the way to ensure you are totally happy with all our proposals and will discuss and implement any changes in the plan before work commences.

The final document will not be produced until we are completely satisfied that we have a safe procedure in place.

At the start of the job every team member will receive an on site briefing before work commences to ensure they know exactly what part they will play in the operation.

Each time you entrust us with your work, we undertake a commitment to you to deliver a risk free and quality job time after time to ensure that J. Parrish & Son are always your number one choice.

Contract Lifting

Factory Relocations

J. Parrish & Son are specialists in the relocation needs, of industry and business.

We have the right equipment, have years of experience and above all, a positive attitude to the job. All removals or installations are handled swiftly and efficiently by expertly trained staff, causing you the minimum disturbance and production down time.

We would be happy to supply a quotation if your company is scheduled to relocate, or if machinery requires moving in the near future.  Whilst many jobs can be quoted virtually on the spot, larger or complicated projects will require us to visit you.

We can accommodate any size of relocation, we will undertake the whole project, leaving you to concentrate on your own business within budget and with no hidden costs.

Our service, attention to detail and competitive pricing are the same regardless of the size of your move. In addition to industrial relocation.  We provide custom moving for specialized items and other types of equipment demanding special treatment and unique transportation requirements.

Factory Relocations


Whether Short term or long term, we have a range of Storage options available.

Our warehouse is protected by a monitored alarm system, and our premises are also protected by CCTV cameras which are recorded 24 hrs a day to ensure complete security.

  • 7,000 sq ft heated undercover storage
  • Cranage offloading facilities to 16 tonnes 
  • Fork lift offloading facilities to 16 tonnes 
  • 7,000 sq ft undercover storage 
  • 20,000 sq ft secure and floodlit external storage 
  • Convenient location - close to A1 and M1 Motorways
  • Alarmed warehouse 
  • Convenient machinery and equipment consolidation for projects
  • Machinery cleaning by arrangement
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