Blenheim Pl, Halifax Rd, Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9HF

Industrial Relocation

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Full project management on relocations including lifting plans, dismantling & installation of machinery.


Heavy machinery lifting with our dedicated fleet including forklifts, versa lifts, and cranes.


Site preparation, machinery dismantling and reassembly by our in house team of engineers.


Short & long term storage within our facility, as well as compliant disposals of machinery.
As heavy machinery moving experts, VIG offer specialist industrial relocation services that are efficient and cost effective. Our main aim is to minimise the impact the relocation process has on your business, maximising productivity and avoiding any potential disruption to your operations.

Experts in Industrial Relocation Projects

Whether you are relocating in the UK or overseas, we provide a full industrial relocation service to help you move your existing production lines, machinery or equipment. 

Industrial relocations are handled in partnership with our clients, going beyond a basic Lift & Shift, to provide flexible solutions in order to minimise operational downtime and streamline your new production site.

Every machinery move and industrial relocation we perform is centered around safety, and we place it first on our list of priorities. We have a proven safety record due to our decades of experience, documented operating practices, and compliance with regulatory standards.

A full health & safety planning phase is conducted before moving equipment, machinery, or plants. Specifically, this include a Risk Assessments, Method Statements (RAMS), Job Safety Plan, and any necessary safety training. As part of our health and safety program, we also hold regular meetings with all project members (often weekly or monthly).
National Relocations
Individual machinery moves and factory relocations within any given country.
Global Relocations
Cross-country & cross-contintental relocations of production lines, machinery and equipment internationally.

Our Industrial Relocation service includes:

Assignment of dedicated industrial relocation project manager where appropriate.
Removal & fully compliant disposal of non-required machinery.
A site visit will be undertaken to ensure any safety risks or access issues are identified and planned for in advance, ensuring compliance with all Health & Safety regulations.
Transporting production lines, machinery and equipment within the UK and internationally.
Safety documentation including: Risk Assessments Method Statements (RAMS), lift plans, lifting compliance certificates and CDM planning and management, where required.
In-house electric non-marking plant and equipment for clean, sterile environments including pharmaceutical, healthcare and food & beverage sectors.
Heavy moving of machinery using our dedicated in-house fleet including forklifts, versa lifts and varying types of cranes.
Handover to the client with the appropriate documentation.
Mechanical & Electrical disconnection & reconnection of machinery with supporting Disconnection sheets.
Dedicated in-house labour assigned to your relocation.
Line, level, position and bolt-down of machinery, with floor marking services as required.
Full Turnkey solutions available for complex relocations.
Packing & export of machinery & equipment according to specific country transit requirements.
Short & long term storage of machinery & equipment between factory relocations and individual machinery moves.

Experienced Industrial Relocation Professionals

Our dedicated team of highly experienced and qualified riggers, mechanical fitters, electricians, crane operators, and project managers enables us to carry out industrial relocation to time, within budget, and all whilst working within live production environment.

Due to our workforce being fully employed, we can ensure our high level of Health, Safety and Quality standards are maintained across all projects, regardless of size or value
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Fully-equipped to deliver

​We have our own fleet of the latest and most versatile transportation vehicles, mobile cranes, specialist forklifts as well as industry standard and bespoke project-specific lifting systems and equipment.
25/35 Versa-Lift Trucks
JMG MC160 - 16 ton Pick and Carry, All electric
Valla 120E mobile pick and carry cranes with a lifting capacity of 12T
Overhead cranes
Hydraulic jacking systems
Fully equipped tackle vans
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Halifax Road
NE11 9HF