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Professional Single Deck

A highly evolved livestock transporter featuring weight-saving all-alloy construction and an aerodynamic clean-sided exterior for excellent fuel economy, Professional Single Decks are available for platform lengths of 4.27m upwards.

Hygienic, clean-sweep interiors and a host of user-friendly features mean less time in the yard and more time on the road. 

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500mm Side Partitions

Fixed gates with 500mm Side Partitions for increased operator safety

Moving Cattle Gate with Partition

This video demonstrates the strength, flexibility and ease of moving a movable cattle gate within The 'Professional. Features include, ability to move gate past mainframes without a need for removal. All moving gates come with slam catches and all moving gate of this type also come with built in partition for operator safety. (Patented features)

Key Features

  • Easy clean design
  • Floor welded all round
  • High-grade all-alloy construction

Chasis Options

  • Drawbar Trailer versions
  • Platform and Sub-frame versions
  • Step Frame Trailer versions
  • Straight Frame Trailer versions

    Alternatives

    • Country Line Single Deck
    • P-Line Single Deck
    • Professional Fallen Stock
    • Professional Single Deck

    Length

    Rigid: From 4.27m (14') upwards in modules of 305mm (1')

    Trailer: From 9.14m (30') to max legal limit

    Drawbar: From 5.48m (18') to 9.14m (30') 

    Internal Heights

    2.13m (7')

    2.34m (7'8")

    External Widths

    Rigid: 2.55m (8'4") or 2.39m (7'10") or 2.29m (7'6")

    Trailer: 2.55m (8'4")

    Drawbar Trailer: 2.55m (8'4")

     

    Standard Features

    • All alloy rear loading gates using horizontal design for safety
    • All steel components hot-dip galvanised or zinc plated
    • Anti-slip alloy floor
    • Conspicuity tape (mandatory to all vehicles and trailers registered after 10th July 2011)
    • Easy clean design
    • Factory fitted to existing trailer using high tensile bolts
    • Fixed alloy internal dividing gates
    • Floor welded all round
    • High-grade alloy construction
    • LED marker lights to comply with legal requirements
    • Matt black rear ramp to prevent startling through sun glare
    • Nexa Autocolor Turbo Plus 2-pack paint system in one colour of your choice
    • One gate supplied for each 3.05m length of transporter
    • One light per pen externally switched
    • Open ventilation at top
    • Spring assisted alloy planked rear door
    • Stainless steel hinge pins
    • Unique internal width of 2.53m enables larger animals to stand crossways

    Extra Options

    • Aerodynamic reinforced Bullnose bulkhead (trailer version only)
    • External tie rings
    • Fan plate fitted in guard rail for future modification
    • Hydraulic alloy planked rear door
    • Hydraulic door within a door for loading through
    • Internal tie rings
    • Luton fixed or tilting
    • Luton fixed or tilting
    • Slurry tank built into rear with or without depression in floor
    • Stop/indicator options
    • Transporter painted in two colors using Nexa Autocolour Turbo Plus paint system
    • Various deck height options
    • (N.B. - Some features subject to compatibility)

    This product can be supplied to fit a standard steel ladder frame or as a chassis with an all alloy integrated monocoque construction.

    To help you decide which is right for you, take a look at the feature sets below.

    Standard Steel Sub-Frame Construction

    • Container and trailer can be separated
    • Optional. certified quick-release straps or lift off brackets on some models
    • Demountable container allows alternative platform uses such as construction materials, hay haulage etc.
    • 40mm lower overall height compared to monocoque
    • Greater torsional rigidity

    For more information, see our detailed page on Houghton Parkhouse Platforms.

    All-Alloy Monocoque

    • Flush, easily cleaned underside
    • Nowhere for dirt or disease to hide
    • No silt build-up on frame - a potential weight saving of up to a quarter of a tonne!
    • Hollow alloy plank design means quieter loading and less startling
    • Better thermal insulation in extremes of heat and cold
    • No internal side bevels to accommodate frame giving larger floorspaces on trailer versions
    • No chance of broken bolsters or bearers - there aren't any
    • Planked floor suitable for pallet loading
    • No rust streaks or bubbled paintwork

    Still Can't Decide?

    We're always happy to talk through the pros and cons - just give us a ring.

    1950 - PUTTING DOWN ROOTS

    John Houghton, already an experienced joiner, takes on his first premises in Milnthorpe on the edge of the Lake District.

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