Investing in the future

Tripod Crest Planing are continuing to invest in the future and specifically in technology. To support this we have recently taken delivery of a fleet of new 2.00m machines which will allow us to work faster, smarter and cleaner. Our significant investment consists of the most up to date W210Fi Planers and W220Fi Planers. These […]

Posted 21.01.2021


Eight new Scania tractor units have been delivered. Six are replacements but two are an additional investment to meet increased demand for the transportation of 2M planers and pavers. The vehicles are all R580 Scania V8s. Transport manager Craig Wilmore says: “We are delighted with the latest additions to our fleet. Not only do quality […]

Posted 19.06.2018


With the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into effect on 25th May, Tripod Crest has been rigorously reviewing its processes and systems to ensure full compliance. Our Privacy Policy has been reviewed and we have taken all the necessary steps in line with best practice and the Information Commissioner’s Office’s guidelines. If any […]

Posted 10.05.2018


Following a vote, employees at Tripod Crest have chosen Cancer Research UK as their new charity for 2018/19. Over the next 12 months, fundraising will involve a mix of sporting and social activities with the hope that as many colleagues and customers as possible will support our efforts. Estimator Sophie Norville leads the company’s fundraising […]

Posted 10.05.2018


Keeping to schedule and minimising lane closure time is imperative for all highways maintenance contracts, and nowhere more so than on the M6 in the Midlands, one of the busiest stretches of motorway in the UK. Tripod Crest was recently involved in a weekend scheme on the Rushall Canal and North East Spur bridge decks […]

Posted 03.04.2018

MPQC welcomes Darren Stokes to the board

The highly respected MPQC, the organisation that sets standards and develops training and skills for the extractive sector, has welcomed Tripod Crest’s managing director, Darren Stokes, to its board. As part of a drive towards diversifying industry input by including more SME representatives, Darren was invited to join senior directors from a range of major […]

Posted 03.04.2018

Apprentices sign up to CIHT

Our four apprentices – Jake Hankins, Tom Astle and Tommy Wing from the workshop, together with Megan Young who works in the commercial department – have all signed up for CIHT apprentice membership. The CIHT is keen to recruit young people into the organisation and consequently offers free membership to individuals who are enrolled on […]

Posted 03.04.2018

MD changes at Tripod Crest

After nine years as MD, Darren Stokes has decided to step down from the position with effect from September 2018.

Posted 16.03.2018

A trusted and reliable partner

The company mission is to be recognised as a trusted and reliable partner by all customers, and the management team has been reviewing working practices to ensure this status is achieved. Operationally, this mind-set is evident in a whole host of ways.

Posted 27.02.2018

Apprentices in action

Tripod Crest’s four apprentices are thriving. Not only are they learning huge amounts and developing new skills as individuals, they are also making a great contribution to the business. In this latest video, Jake Hankins talks about how he has started working night shifts.

Posted 27.02.2018