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  • Diversity Award For Downton

    Downton has won the inaugural Haulier Diversity Award at the Road Haulage Association’s annual lunch held in London on 12 July in recognition of the initiatives the company takes to promote equal opportunities for all its employees. The Award was o...
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    RHA Website
  • This Year’s Real Football Tournament

    While many people’s thoughts were on some minor football tournament or other on the opposite side of the continent, the real competition last weekend was to be found a bit closer to home, at Downton’s annual five-a-side football competition. Nine...
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    Downton five-a-side football tournament
  • New Knauf Contract For Downton

    Major building products manufacturer Knauf has awarded a new distribution contract to transport specialist CM Downton covering full loads from its factory in Sittingbourne to customers in the South East and throughout the M4 corridor. The three-year ...
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    Smith News
  • New Trailers for SAICA Paper

    Following a recent contract extension with SAICA Paper, CM Downton have invested in 10 new trailers to be utilised on the contract, 5 of which are liveried in the client’s new livery design. The two companies have worked together since SAICA Paper ...
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    SAICA livery on trailers. Downton operations at SAICA, Carrington, Manchester.
  • SAICA Paper Renews With Downton Again

    SAICA Paper, a leader in the manufacture of paper for corrugated cardboard, has renewed its UK contract with transport operator CM Downton for a second time following a competitive tender in a deal worth over £4 million a year. The two companies hav...
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    L to R: Paul Robinson, Gavin Shannon. SAICA livery on trailers. Downton operations at SAICA, Carrington, Manchester.