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About Us


Barek Lift Trucks is one of the leading forklift and materials handling specialists in Hull, York, Harrogate and the surrounding area. Our values are simple, to provide our customers with the best possible service in all aspects of our work.

After 30 years in this industry, we have developed an excellent reputation, priding ourselves on providing a competitive high level of honest and reliable service to both new and existing customers.

Whether you’re a multinational operating a fleet of trucks over multiple sites across the UK or simply a one-truck business, our aim at Barek Lift Trucks is to provide you with intelligent solutions to your Materials Handling requirements.


Barek Lift Trucks was established over 30 years ago and operates from a purpose built facility in its hometown of Hull in Yorkshire. Through shrewd strategic management and a strict policy of re-investment, we have organically grown over the last 3 decades into a financially strong, highly respected company with an extensive modern fleet of materials handling equipment.

Being financially strong we have been able to quickly and flexibly adapt to changing market conditions and seek out new opportunities more readily.

In 1996 Barek Lift Trucks was recognised as the official distributer for TCM Forklifts in the North East a high quality Japanese manufacturer part of the Nissan Motor Company.


In order to achieve our top-level goals and objectives, we at Barek Lift Trucks have developed a shared vision that all employees are united in following.


Our shared vision is to excel in our materials handling provision by adding value to our customers through cost effective hire, competitive sales, quality service, timely repairs and comprehensive training.


  • Sound Business Conduct
  • Teamwork
  • Trust
  • Respecting Relationships
  • Human & Capital re-investment
  • Engineering Excellence


Barek Lift Trucks is a family owned company now in its 2nd generation. We believe that good people make a great business. We place our people at the heart of our company and believe they are essential for delivering our excellent standards of customer service.

We invest in our future. It is testament to our business that many of our current experienced service engineers remain with our company today having started with us as apprentices. We believe in investing in young people through accredited courses and apprentice schemes to strengthen our business and continue to deliver the Barek Lift Trucks value added service.

Our fully trained and highly experienced mobile engineers provide quick and efficient response times to any problems that may occur. Where possible, our aim is to provide a one visit solution to minimise any downtime and disruption to your business.



“Global International brands delivered to your doorstep”

Since 1996 Barek Lift Trucks has been the official authorized dealer for TCM range of forklift trucks. TCM Brand has been an industrial pioneer and a leader in the logistics industry in Japan since 1949, when TCM produced their first Japan-made forklift. Today, utilizing the special strength gained through their close connection with customers, TCM is dedicated to building integrated logistics systems that are the finest in the world with production plants in the United States, Japan, Spain, and Sweden.

TCM products have an excellent reputation among their users for manoeuvrability and reliability. Rather than stand-alone equipment, TCM is committed to taking a comprehensive, systematic approach to rationalized material handling, by producing integrated logistics systems.

"Barek has always provided reliable, top quality support to the mobile plant fleet at Guardian Industries in Goole. They are knowledgeable, responsive and thorough. I never hesitate to contact them should a problem arise. Overall, I would recommend them to any company requiring a mobile plant specialist."
Joanne Lilley: G Industries
"At The Deep we use a range of materials handling equipment to support the operational needs of Hulls premier tourist attraction from electric pallet trucks to forklifts. Over the last 13 years Barek Lift Trucks have always provided us with the right equipment backed up by their service department to ensure everything behind the scenes runs smoothly. Thanks to their knowledge and experience, we feel confident in the service they provide both now and for any of our plans in the future"
Andrew Mcleod: The Deep, Hull
"Forklift delivered. Thanks again for the quick turn around! Great service"
Richard Whinn-Smith: Manager: The VWCC, Hull
"We wish to express our thanks to yourself and all of your staff for the excellent service we have received"
David Avery: Marquees
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