Latest News Headlines

Scott Group acquires Whirlowdale 

Scott Group has acquired Whirlowdale Trading Co. Ltd (WTC) in a deal which expands access to the range of sustainable pallet solutions available from the Group’s existing pallet businesses; Scott Pallets, HLC and Pallet Logistics

Sad news for Whirlowdale 

It is with deepest regret that we inform you that the founder of Whirlowdale Trading Company Ltd  Roy Pearce has sadly passed away on the 25th April 2016. . 

Temporarily Unable to receive external emails 

Whirlowdales email servers are encountering some technical issues, however a solution is being worked on. 

Bank Holiday Closing Dates

Find out ahead of time when we'll be closed this coming year.

Get Creative

Get inspired to create something new with your old pallets, maybe this short article will be the push you need to get creative.

The importance of being a responsible company

A short article on the changing logistics business and how more companies are seeking responsible companies.

Whirly Girls event

Check out some of these amazing pictures from the Pretty Muddy Challenge!

All new payment method!

You asked for it, so we delivered. You will now have the option to pay for your pallets through card.

Pallet news update!

See the latest news about the pallet & logistics industry and how it could be changing quicker than you think.

New Driver's Newsletter!

Whirlowdale now has a newsletter dedicated to it's driving staff, for more info and a digital copy of the newsletter click the link above.

Whirlowdale Expands its Operations in Yorkshire

Whirlowdale Trading Co Ltd has expanded its Pallet Operations in Yorkshire, with the acquisition of a well-established Castleford Pallet Dealer, SKH Pallets.

New Head Office Building is now open

 Whirlowdale Trading Co Ltd has relocated its Head Office in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

Whirly Girly's sign up for Pretty Muddy run!
Whirlowdale's ladies or the 'Whirly Girlys' as we are known are taking part in the Race for Life 2015.

We have achieved Investors in People!
We are very proud to announce that we have been awarded the Investors in People (IiP) Standard, which clearly demonstrates our commitment to realising the potential of our people.

Our top ranking as a SME!
You may have read in the Star just before Christmas that we were once again ranked as one of the top 100 SMEs in the Sheffield City Region!

Whirlowdale's Christmas Jumper Day!
Last Friday, staff at Whirlowdale took part in the Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day by wearing a Christmas jumper to work for the day.

Save the Children - Christmas Jumper Day
In support of Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day, staff at Whirlowdale will be wearing their best festive jumpers on 12th December.

Whirlowdale invests in its commercial team
As part of our continuous improvement programme, we have recently invested heavily in our commercial team.

Whirlowdale Expands Into East England
Whirlowdale Trading Co Ltd has extended its nationwide coverage after purchasing a new Distribution Centre in Lincoln.

Pallet timber supply and pricing update
Timber is still in short supply - how are Whirlowdale responding to the challenge?

Whirlowdale raises funds for local charities at Christmas
Whirlowdale Trading Company has donated to two local charities during the Christmas period of 2013.

Rainham Depot's Carol Vale retires
Commercial manager Carol retires after 15 years.

Whirlowdale Go Even Greener
Whirlowdale take further steps to improve it's environmental policies with the purchase of a pallet dismantling machine.

Timber shortages continue to affect the UK pallet market
The demand for pallet timber is continuing to outstrip supply, meaning the rising prices that we have seen over the last few months are showing no signs of changing...

Pallet Timber in Short Supply
The timber industry is facing an increase in demand from a variety of sources including pallet manufacturers

Pallet Design System Enhancement
New system to improve the process for designing bespoke pallets.

Corporate Social Responsibility
Whirlowdale is continuing to expand its partnership with HM Prison Service

Stepping up quality at Rotherham and Sedgefield depots
Whirlowdale's depot service has always been good - now it's about to get better!

Whirlowdale helps in the quest to find the next Alan Shearer
Whirlowdale are proud sponsors of the Under 9 Aces - part of the Bishop Auckland St Marys Juniors F.C.

Whirlowdale attends the Emballage Packing Exhibition in Paris
News from the Emballage Packing Exhibition, held at the Parc des Expositions de Paris Nord Villepinte.


  • Whirlowdale invests in its commercial team more...
  • Whirlowdale Expands Into East England more...
  • Pallet timber supply and pricing update more...
  • Whirlowdale raises funds for local charities at Christmas more...
  • Rainham Depot's Carol Vale retires more...