Water, electricity, gas and renewable energies are essential utility services that play a vital role in economic and social development and the investments being made to expand and maintain these networks require a range of heavy machinery.

Merritts is a trusted and respected provider of heavy machinery moving services for the utilities sector and works alongside many of the major organisations to provide a reliable removal, transport, installation and storage service.

To ensure the timing of works does not unduly impact businesses or consumers that are reliant on access to utility services, Merritts are able to operate out of standard working hours and can accommodate night and shift working as well as weekends for moves that are time sensitive.

Whether you require a storage solution or the installation of new machinery, the removal and relocation of existing machinery, by choosing Merritts you will receive an unparalleled quality of service.

Our turnkey machinery moving service includes:

  • Lifting and loading/offloading
  • Transport
  • De-crating and de-stuffing
  • Installation package including mechanical and electrical services
  • Positioning
  • Core drilling and bolting down
  • Aligning and levelling
  • Commissioning assistance for manufacturers
  • Storage services
  • Packaging services
  • Machinery disposal services

Utilities Machinery Movers, Midlands

The utilities organisations that we provide a machinery moving service to are engaged in the provision of the following utility services: electric power, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, sewage removal and renewable energy farms.

Below are examples of the machinery that we move and install on a regular basis:

  • FEX Cabins
  • Generators
  • PSP Units
  • Transformers
  • Heat exchangers
  • Substations
  • Engines
  • Alternators
  • Condensers
  • Chillers
  • Heat pumps
  • Switchgear
  • Turbines

Industrial storage

Our people

Our experienced site team consists of SSSTS trained foremen, riggers, drivers, crane operators and electrical & mechanical engineering specialists. All operatives undertake an on-going training and development program to promote multi-skilling and safe working practices.

All employees working on behalf of your project will arrive stylishly liveried in our corporate colours which extend to the operatives uniforms ensuring that the Merritts brand becomes an extension of your own.


As part of our commitment to our customers, it is our policy to continuously invest in new vehicles, lifting equipment and tackle. The Merritts fleet incorporates an extensive range of modern vehicles; most of which have been custom built to our own specification to fulfil the requirements of the machine transport industry.

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Manufacturers we have worked for include:

  • City Fibre
  • Western Power Distribution
  • Cummins Generator Technologies
  • Bowers Electrical
  • WB Power Services
  • Napier Turbochargers
  • Uniper UK
  • Eon
  • GE Energy