• Tough & Trusted
    Truck Bodies

  • Body Builder
    of the Year

  • Rock Solid
    Truck Bodies



L Townend Ltd has been manufacturing lightweight, high strength steel tipping bodies for three generations producing tough and trusted truck bodies, built to a very high standard using the best steels making them hard wearing and long lasting. The family run business prides itself on being able to offer a quick turnaround on body builds and an excellent aftercare service to all its customers.

With over 32 years of experience and expertise in building bodies, the company is able to offer a bespoke design and manufacture service and a flexible approach which ensures it can respond to the individual client brief.

The Samson and The Governor are just two examples of our range of tipping bodies. We also manufacture general purpose mild steel tipping bodies, heavy duty rock bodies as well as a bespoke design and manufacture service made to your specification’.

The Samson

A lightweight high strength steel tipping body.

The Governor

A heavyweight high strength steel all rounder.

The Samson and The Governor are just two of our favourites, we also manufacture general purpose mild steel tipping bodies, heavy duty rock bodies or we can tailor a design to your specification.

Every project is hand built to your specification

Other Services

For fast friendly advice call our Sales Team
on 01484 689958

“Translift Freight Ltd have only been using L.Townend Ltd Commercial Body Builders for around a year and in that time have found their service to be fast and efficient. They have worked with us when resolving complex design issues to ensure that the final product is productive and cost effective”.

Ted Farrance – Fleet Engineer, Translift Freight Ltd

“We have always used Townend as they are excellent value for money for a quality product, local and always available to discuss requirements. The turnaround time is very good. We work in a very demanding industry and the back up is second to none, Richard bends over backwards to sort out any repair or spare part requirements we have. I would recommend L.Townend to anyone”.

Tim Bamford, Braithwaite Excavations

Our Partners

Only the best: Our attention to detail is second to none so we choose our partners products very carefully. 

L Townend Ltd
Wagon Bodies
Tough Enough
for the Job

Find Us

L Townend Ltd
Bottoms Mill
Woodhead Rd
West Yorkshire

VAT Registration No. 889 098 645    Company Registration No. 5904263

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