Luxury horsebox manufacturer motors into Barnsley

A luxury horsebox manufacturer with royal clients is relocating to Barnsley, creating up to 30 jobs.

Equi-Trek, who export their equine transportation across the world, are moving into the former Fox Wire building near Stocksbridge to enable them to push forward with growth plans.

The family-run company is in the process of closing its five rented locations across Meltham and Slaithwaite in West Yorkshire, and will operate from its new 186,000 sq ft base from January.

The majority of the existing 130-strong workforce will move with them, and interviews are currently taking place for jobs in coach building and administration.

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