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Stalkers Transport Services Ltd
Townfoot Industrial Estate
Tel : 0169773699
Fax : 0169773176
IIn 1968 Edward Stalker identified an opportunity to enter the haulage industry and purchased his first heavy goods vehicle, notably a T.K. tipper. With this tipper Edward carried stone from the quarries throughout Cumberland for use in the construction on the new M6 motorway. Edward and his wife Rene ran their new business under the name of E.T. & I Stalker from their home in Heads Nook, a small village close to Carlisle in Cumbria.
After the completion of the local section of the M6 motorway, Edward traded in his
tipper for a 17ft Ford D2000 flat-
Expansion was steady and in the early 1970’s, sons Hughie and Gerald joined the company
as working partners, thus strengthening the future of the family-
Relocation to Brampton 1985
Further growth in operations led to the relocation of the business to its present site at Townfoot Industrial Estate in Brampton, Cumbria. This prime site, much smaller then at just 6 acres, is an ideal Northern Gateway servicing all major road networks from the South into Cumbria, Scotland and the North East of England.
Following further development in the 1980s, Stalkers Transport became a limited company
– Stalkers Transport Services Limited – continuing to be family-
The company purchased a further 14 acres of adjacent agricultural land during 2001.
Much of this has now been developed to further expand and improve the site. Hughie
Stalker was joined by his children, Karen and David Stalker, in running what is now
a genuine 3rd generation family business, maintaining good old-
Sadly, Rene passed away in 2004 and more latterly, the family lost Edward in 2011 but their legacy lives on as Stalkers Transport continues to thrive as one of the North West’s successful transport businesses.