Key company statements

  • Established in 1961.
  • 1972 Forkway Group founder member of the Fork Truck Hire Association (FTHA) which later became the Fork Lift Truck Association FLTA.
  • Managing Director Martyn Fletcher became Chairman of the FLTA on 14/10/2009 having served as Vice-Chairman for 2 years.
  • One of the first appointed Nissan (Datsun) dealers in the UK in 1979.
  • Philosophy - 'Our customers must at all times feel valued and respected, through all that they see, hear and experience from all members of the Forkway Group business.
  • Expansion in Yorkshire 1992 and 2007.
  • Acquired Solent Forklift Trucks in 1998.
  • 2008 Increased product offering and territory coverage after joining forces with YALE.


Kelly Murray

Kelly Murray

Rentals Solent Centre

023 80814545
kmurray(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
Laura Sheward

Laura Sheward

Service Supervisor Amersham Centre

01494 723456
lsheward(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
Pam Wild

Pam Wild

Hire Controller Dewsbury Centre

01924 465999
pwild(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
Paul Fox

Paul Fox

National Sales Director

01924 465999
pfox(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
Damian Hardy

Damian Hardy

Area Sales Manager Dewsbury Centre

01924 465999
dhardy(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
David Portway

David Portway

General Sales Manager

02380 814545
dportway(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk
Chris Fletcher

Chris Fletcher

Area Sales Manager Amersham Centre

01494 723456
cfletcher(at)forkway(dot)co(dot)uk