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1952

Mike and Lena Murray the parents of Eileen Ponsonby during 1952

1952 Mike and Lena Murray the parents of Eileen Ponsonby during 1952

1970

Mike J Ponsonby Senior Driving his Atkinson Viewlien Truck Northbound on M1 Motorway Oct 1970

1970 Mike Ponsonby Driving Atkinson Viewlien Truck Northbound on M1 Motorway on 8th Oct 1970

1971

Mikes good friend Dennis Smith with his first Atkinson of which Mike has produced a replica and now owns Bewick Transport Services based in Lichfield.

Dennis Smith with his 1st New Atkinson Borderer Truck in 1971

1971

Mikes Great Grand-Parents at there home in Letterkenny

1977

Mike J. Ponsonby holding Mike A. Ponsonby in front of his Fiat Truck Nov 19771977 Mike J. Ponsonby holding Mike A. Ponsonby in Wolverhampton during Nov 1977

1978

Mike J Ponsonby at the wheel of his F88 king of the road at that time

1978 Mike Ponsonby in Volvo F88-290 at Electric Avenue, Witton, Birmingham during 1978

1979

Grandad Denis Ford D Series Emery van as we knew it, Mike spent many happy times with Grandad in various trucks over the years

Denis Ponsonby Ford D.0710 Truck on Contract Hire to Emery Air Freight in 1979

1980

Grandad Denis brand new removal van, his 1st ever new vehicle, he loved removals

Denis Ponsonby New Bedford Van in 1980

1981

Another new addition Bedford KM Mike Jnr Sat at the wheel 4 years old.  Paul Ponsonby drove this truck

Denis Ponsonby Bedford KM 2600 Drawwbar Truck and Trailer in Amington Rd, Yardley, Birmingham in 1981

1981

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania 111 Truck of 1981 converted to Sleeper Cab in 1989 and driven by Mark Ponsonby1981 D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania 111 Truck of 1981 converted to Sleeper Cab in 1989 and driven by Mark Ponsonby

1982

Denis Ponsonby ERF before and after fire in 1982

1982 Denis Ponsonby ERF before and after fire in 1982

1982

Mike Ponsonby at Borden Tyres Ltd riding Shotgun with Dad Summer 1982

1982 Mike Ponsonby at Borden Tyres Ltd in Hampshire during 1982

1984

1st Scania 112 to enter D. J Ponsonby Fleet B188 AOP pulling Guinness tankers for Suttons Oldbury

D. J Ponsonby Ltd Scania Truck coupled to Guinness Tanker en-route to London Brewery in 1984

1985

1st Brand new B188 AOP R112 333 bhp to enter D J Ponsonby Fleet driven by Mick Bailey

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania R.360 Truck in 1985

1986

End of an era at Yardley Road where DJ Ponsonby was formed, Moving Day

1986

Two Scania 112 trucks under Spaghetti Junction picture taken for Truck Magazine drivers were Paul Ponsonby and Billy Ball

1987

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd on Front Cover of Truck Magazine in July 1987

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd on Front Cover of Truck Magazine in July 1987

1988

Granny and Grandad Denis and Eileen Ponsonby on their 40th Wedding Anniversary

1988 Denis and Eileen Ponsonby on 4th Wedding Anniversary in 1988

 

1989

Mick Bailey Family friend and Driver of G694 UBC

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania R.360 Truck Driven by Mick Bailey in 1989

1989

1st Artic for Mark Ponsonby Mikes childhood hero and another who he spent many hours with in Trucks in school holidays.

1989 D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania 111 Truck Driver Mark Ponsonby

1990

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania P.93-210 Box Van on Contract Hire to Vax of Droitwich in 1990

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania P.93-210 Box Van on Contract Hire to Vax of Droitwich in 1990

1991

D. J Ponsonby Ltd Scania Limited Edition Truck entitled ‘Centurion 500’ in 1991

D. J Ponsonby Ltd Scania Limited Edition Truck entitled 'Centurion 500' in 1991

1991

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania Truck goes through Truck Wash at Witton depot in Birmingham during 1991

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania Truck goes thru Truck Wash at Witton depot in Birmingahm during 1988

1992

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Volvo F12 Truck in Birmingham during 1992

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Volvo F12 Truck in Birmingham during 1992

1995

Scania 113 in Cadburys Livery, Denis Ponsonby worked for Cadburys for over 15 years

1988 D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania 4x2 Truck in Cadburys Livery during 1988

1995

D. J. Ponsonby Ltd Truck

1995 D. J. Ponsonby Ltd Truck

1997

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd on the front cover of Truck magazine for a second time in July 1997.
(Never replicated by any other Tpt company)

2000

Mike Ponsonby Loading Air Freight in Brussels

D.J. Ponsonby Ltd Scania R.420 Truck Loading in Brussells in 2000

2002

Mike Ponsonby loading chipboard in Germany, Sheeted to perfection (as always)

2003

Mike Ponsonbys 1st Truck renault magnum purchased from Boss and good friend Alan Taylor

2004

M.A Ponsonby 2nd Truck another Magnum

2005

Mike Ponsonbys First V8 Scania which gave sterling service for 1.2 million kms.

2006

1st New curtain sider

First New CS Trailer for Mike Ponsonby in 2006

2008

1st new low loader from King Trailers

2010

Lee, Mike and James Photshoot, Mike dressed for the occasion as usual!

2012

1st New Truck  for Mike Ponsonby R560 Scania VB61 MAP

2012

Ponsonby Scania R.420 Truck delivers Gas Turbine Generator for Export in 2012

2013

Ponsonby Driver Lee Worsey Loading JD Tractors for Delivery to West Wales on 20th Sept 2013

2014

Tom Ponsonby at 11 yrs in 2014

Tom Ponsonby at 11 yrs in 2014

2014

Commercial Motor Article about the successful and profitable growth of M.A. Ponsonby Ltd in 2014

Commercial Motor Article about the successful and profitable growth of M.A. Ponsonby Ltd in 2014

2014

Ponsonby Trailer Hauling MV Norfolk Marine on Extended Dropped Outriggers from Felixstowe to Maryport in 2014

2014

Ponsonby Truck with Bell 6×6 Dumptruck for Aberdeen 2014

2014

Ponsonby Truck with Bored Piling Rig on A14 Road in 2014

2014

Ponsonby Truck delivering Liebherr 934 Scrap-Handler to New Customer in UK

2014

Granny Eileen Ponsonby at 90yrs in 2014

2014

Ponsonby Truck delivers 5.8 metre Diameter Cable Drum (19ft wide) from Blackpool to Southampton on 29th Sept 2014

2015

Ponsonby Truck Delivers Unique Road-Rail Machine to Crossrail Project in London on 20th Jan 2015

2015

Mike Ponsonby Road Testing a Scania R.730 Truck in Sweden during 2015

2015

Ponsonby Truck delivers New Komatsu Dozer to Redditch in 2015

2015

Ponsonby Truck with Atlas-Copco Dumptruck Exported for Mining Operations 2015

2015

New Turbine Rotor Shaft Delivered directly Inside Rugeley Power Station

2016

Ponsonby Truck involved in Tandem Crane Lift of Factory Machinery in Bristol, 7th June 2016

2016

Mike J. Ponsonby visits Pegasus Bridge 1945 Museum during July 2016

2016

Mike Jnrs Scania R420 Truck with Wide Load

2016

Ponsonby Scania R620 Truck delivers Liebherr Dozer to Quarry on Cannock Chase in 2016

2017

Mike Ponsonby at 68 yrs on 7th May 2017

2017

M.A. Ponsonby Limited has been assessed and met the gold level requirements
of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS).

Fors Gold Accreditation in 2017

2017

M.A. Ponsonby Ltd ‘Best Fleet Awards’ at Donnington Park in 2017

2017

New Scania S.580 Truck delivered to M.A. Ponsonby Ltd in 2017

2017

Self Offload of Large Format Printer into the Basement of London Business owner

2017

Mike Jnrs Scania S580 Truck on November Magazine 2017

2017

Chrissy 1 & Diesel play Football in Yard during 2017

2018

Ponsonby Truck Tips Dinosaurs on 18th Feb 2018

2018

Scania R580 Truck at 0400Hrs on 7th May 2018

2018

Mikes Atkinson in Bewick livery of which took 2 Years to refurbish and produce in this stunning condition

2018

Ponsonby Truck with Caterpillar 336 Hydraulic Excavator from Rotterdam to Cannock on Sat 2nd June 2018

2018

New Scania R580 Truck on First Day in Service, 14.07.2018

2018

New JCB for Delivery by M.A. Ponsonby Ltd

2018

Out of Gauge Load for USA during 2018

2018

Mike A. Ponsonby picks up Best Vintage Truck Prize for his 1974 Atkinson Borderer at Donington Park on Sun 22nd July 2018

2018

Awards Presented to M.A. Ponsonby Ltd at Donington Park on Sunday 22nd July 2018


 

The Ponsonby family have a long history in haulage dating right back to 1967 where Denis Ponsonby started his own company armed with just his small van and his desire for success.

The company was called "D.J. Ponsonby" and it grew year after year to become one of the UK's high profile hauliers; even making the front cover of the "truck magazine" twice!

Mike Ponsonby (Denis's Grandson) decided to keep the Ponsonby flag flying after his grandfather moved to subcontracting only and "M.A. Ponsonby" was born.