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Hazardous Transport in Yorkshire

Bowker are renowned specialists in the carriage of hazardous goods and chemicals. Our ADR fleet is fully equipped to ensure full compliance at all times and our drivers are trained beyond statutory requirements.

Utilising our modern equipment of curtain sided vehicles, we offer a high quality service and attention to detail all of which is supported by industry leading technology.

Our portfolio of longstanding customers include some of the world’s leading manufacturers of chemical, paints and resins – testament of Bowker’s reputation and high service levels.

As well as dedicated ADR transport services, Bowker are also founding members and the largest inputter into The Hazchem Network, the only pallet network dedicated to chemicals.

In 2021, Bowker’s Selby Distribution Centre became responsible for Hazchem’s YO postcodes and have been assigned the following areas for Hazchem collection and deliveries:

York, Goole, Howden, Thirsk, Selby, Drax, Bridlington, Scarborough, Malton, Pickering, Driffield, Dunnington.

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Commitment to Responsible Care

As members of the Chemical Business Association, Bowker follow the Guiding Principles of Responsible Care to ensure the safety, security and integrity of the chemical supply chain under their control.

ADR Transport, Yorkshire

Businesses throughout Yorkshire rely on Bowker’s hazardous transport service. From 1 pallet of Lithium Ion batteries to a full trailer load of flammable solids, Bowker have a solution for your hazardous consignments.

Hazardous Transport in Yorkshire
  • From 1kg to Full Trailer Loads

  • Timed Deliveries
  • Founding members of The Hazchem Network
  • Fully trained ADR drivers
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  • Hazardous Deliveries
  • Track & Trace
  • Tail lift Deliveries
  • Next day and economy deliveries

Types of chemicals Bowker can deliver

  • UN Class Dangerous Goods
  • 2 Gases
  • 3 Flammable liquid
  • 4 Flammable solids
  • 5 Oxidizers and organic peroxides
  • 6 Toxic and infectious substances
  • 8 Corrosive substances
  • 9 Miscellaneous dangerous substances

Vehicles Fully Equipped to Carry Dangerous Goods

Our ADR vehicles are fully equipped to transport dangerous goods, carrying the correct documents, displaying the appropriate placarding & markings as well as having the correct fire fighting equipment

Contact the team today

A hazardous road freight service built on experience, communication and trust.

“Bowker have been our preferred chemical logistics provider since 2016. In that time their experience, attention to detail and commitment to excellent customer service has proven to be a huge asset to our operation”

Agro Chemicals, Yorkshire

“The team at Bowker currently store, handle and distribute a variety of dangerous goods on our behalf as well as providing added value services such as relabelling, repacking and picking smaller items. Bowker’s transport portal is extremely easy to use and provides visibility on deliveries and online PODs etc.”

Automotive Paint, Midlands

“We began working with Bowker in 2000 when we urgently needed a new hazardous carrier to help with additional volume. Bowker now look after our UK and International ADR transport and have begun managing our air freight deliveries.”

Treatment Chemicals, Lancashire

W. H. Bowker
Barlby Road
North Yorkshire

01757 702303