Company History

On return from military service after WW1 Charles Butt acquired his first commercial vehicle. Utilising this vehicle for his own use and as a Market Garden trader. He soon found other work transporting other growers produce around the local markets.

The need for transport services steadily grew and in 1926, William Butt joined Charles Butt and C BUTT LTD was officially formed.

The business went from strength to strength and soon became one of Northampton’s and the Midlands largest transport and warehousing service providers.


Charles Butt acquired first goods vehicle.

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William Butt joins Charles Butt and C BUTT LTD is established.

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Opening of head office at Spencer Bridge Road, Northampton.

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Periods of Nationalisation and Expansion.

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Motor Transport 'Haulier of the Year' award.

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Motor Transport 'Safety in Operations' award.

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Head Quarters at Lodge Farm Ind Est, Northampton opened.

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Opening of a 200,000sqft NDC at Magna Park, Lutterworth to service KWDL.

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Opening of first Shared User Distribution Centre in Northampton.

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