All about our Dover factory

  • Charlton specialise in bespoke bodywork solutions
  • A factory and staff that have unrivalled skills and experience
  • Specialist bodybuilder for the construction and services industries
  • One of the most modern and best-equipped bodywork factories in the UK.

Part of the Thompsons Group, Charlton is the UK’s leading specialist truck bodybuilder, serving customers in tipping construction, building supply, plant and machinery transport, highways, local authorities and utilities.

Charlton offers vehicle operators a wide range of standard body types each of which can be fine-tuned to provide precise solutions to meet almost any truck application. Alternatively, customers also have the option of having a bespoke body built entirely to their individual requirements. For all these reasons, Charlton bodies are widely regarded for their unbeatable productivity and outstanding reliability over a long service life.

Thompsons’ primary focus is on high volume production of a wide range of standard bodies, Charlton however has the ability to appeal to customers across a broader range of industries with more specialist bodywork solutions.

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