High technology in liquid movability
The UK's leading tanker specialist, with the lowest downtime in the industry - Guaranteed!
Road Tankers Northern Ltd
Barrowfield Road
Platts Common Industrial Estate
Hoyland, Barnsley
South Yorkshire, UK. S74 9TH
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Research and Development

At RTN we constantly innovate to provide the latest technologies in tanker manufacture...

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Tanker Of The Year

Multiple Award Winners

2005,  07,  10,  12,  2014

New Tanker Manufacture

Wincanton Chevron Trailer

Semi Trailer

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Mitchell & Webber

Rigid Tankers

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Used Tanker Sales - From import through export to delivery; the full solution from RTN.

Innovator Trailer

Tractor & Semi Trailer

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Rigid Tanker

Rigid Tankers

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Inspection, Testing & Servicing





Shell trailer


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Welcome to Road Tankers Northern



Since its start-up in 1991 RTN has created over 100 jobs, initially based in Sheffield and then relocating to Barnsley the company’s reputation for quality and service has allowed it to become the UK’s largest supplier of petroleum and LPG (liquid petroleum gas) road tankers.


Having established a ‘blue chip’ customer base which includes all of the UK's major oil companies and several supermarket petrol retailers, RTN produces around 300 road tankers per year As specialists in both Aluminium and Stainless Steel a highly skilled workforce with modern manufacturing techniques and the most advanced automated road tanker welding equipment in the UK, RTN believes that its knowledge and experience in the manufacturer of road tankers is second to none.


The company currently occupies 44602 sq feet which is spread over 2 sites. The main Barrowfield Road site  comprises fabrication, fitting, painting, service and inspection workshops.