Harrogate, one of the most beautiful towns in Yorkshire once a year opens its doors to an invasion of shiny Tippers and Tankers. Instead of the “Trucks not welcome attitude” of many towns Harrogate positively embraces the influx that Tip-Ex and Tank-Ex brings. With exhibits taking over the international conference centre as well as outside at the Majestic hotel and the centre of the town itself. Biglorryblog went along on day one of the show to take a lookTrucks are lined up along the magnificient Crescent garden, right outside the council offices DAF welcoming visitors to their outside exhibition with drinks overlooking the gardensTrucks even starring outside the famous Royal Halls.Inside the halls Trucks and trailers from all the major manufacturers are on showEach with its own story that the exhibitors are keen to tellFrom big to small, from compliance to safety all aspects of the Tipper and tanker industry is covered at the show..Wether you are there to buy, to learn or just to look Tip-Ex and Tank-Ex has it all. And the best part is that entrance to all the exhibits is totally free, just turn up and register at the door.Finally it is only fitting that the last photo in this Blog is of one of Harrogates best known hauliers Alfred Hymas. Biglorryblog has only scratched the surface of whats available to see at this years Tip-Ex and Tank-Ex, the show is open today and tomorrow. If you have any involvement or interest in the Tipper or Tanker sectors it really would be madness not to go along.
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