Drop Sides

by BL Searle Ltd

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Commercial Vehicle Body Builder

Standard & Specialist Vehicle Bodies Built & Repaired

Drop Sides

This gallery shows Dropside Van Bodies & Dropside Truck Bodies built by BL Searle Ltd. You can click on a commercial vehicle body to get a larger picture.


Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm WB. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side.

Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Single Rear Chassis. Lightweight All Alloy Drop Side.
3200mm OAL x 1930mm OAW. 200mm hollow plank drop sides to carry hot wash wheelie bin wash unit. Chassis weight 1/4 tank fuel: 1748kg. Weight with body: 1966kg. Body weight: 218kg.


Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift. Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body with Tail-lift.

Isuzu N35-125 2490mm W/B Drop Side body. 3400mm OAL including Tail-lift. 1780mm OAW.
All alloy subframe, headboard. Galvanised steel tail-lift frame. Dhollandia 500kg tail-lift with mesh platform & side safety gates. 400mm anodised alloy drop sides. 18mm floor with 3mm alloy
5-bar over lay. Alloy V groove side raves with 4-pairs of integral lashing rings. Fire extinguisher box to headboard. Removable side safety rails. 400mm thermoplastic toolbox. Tow-bar.
Chassis weight with 1/4 tank: 1808kg. Weight of tow-bar: 26kg. Weight with body/tail-lift: 2346kg.
Body weight: 512kg.


Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane

Ford Transit 350 L3 Drop side with crane subframe & Rear Mount Crane.
Drop Side 3590mm OAL x 2200mm OAW.
Alloy bearers, headboard, V groove side raves & 400mm drop sides.
1250 X 400 X 400 alloy toolbox to O/S.


Mitsubishi Fuso Canter. Drop side with Tail-Lift Mitsubishi Fuso Canter. Drop side with Tail-Lift Mitsubishi Fuso Canter. Drop side with Tail-Lift

Mitsubishi Fuso Canter 2750mm W/B chassis.Drop side with Tail-Lift 3550mm OAL x 2100mm OAW.
All alloy subframe, headboard, V groove side raves, galvanised steel rear frame.
400mm anodised drop sides. 18mm Hexigrip floor sheets.
500kg Tail-lift with mesh platform.
Chassis weight 1/4 tank fuel. 1970kg
Body & Tail-lift weight. 530kg
Total weight. 2500kg


Ford Transit L4 Drop side body. Ford Transit L4 Drop side body. Ford Transit L4 Drop side body. Ford Transit L4 Drop side body.

Ford Transit L4 Drop side body. Alloy subframe. Galvanised steel heavy-duty headboard frame with ribbed alloy plank lower infill. V groove alloy side raves with integral lashing rings. 22mm hardwood floor. 400mm anodised alloy drop sides.
Body weight 420kg. OA vehicle weight with 1/3 tank of fuel 2326kg.


Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side Mercedes Sprinter Double Drop Side

Mercedes Sprinter 4325mm W/B chassis. Double Drop Side. 4400mm OAL x 2200mm OAW. All alloy subframe, galvanised steel heavy-duty headboard. 22mm hardwood floor. Anodised alloy side raves & drop sides. Tailboard chains.
Chassis weight 3/8 tank of fuel: 1751kg
Weight with body: 2189kg
Body weight: 438kg


Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Chassis cab. Drop Side body Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Chassis cab. Drop Side body Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Chassis cab. Drop Side body Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Chassis cab. Drop Side body Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Drop Side body Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Drop Side body

Ford Transit L3 RWD DRW Chassis cab. Drop Side body. 3700mm OAL x 2200mm OAW. All alloy subframe, heavy-duty galvanised steel headboard frame, ribbed alloy plank lower infill. 22mm hardwood floor. Alloy V groove side raves, alloy drop sides, steel rear corner pillars. Removable galvanised steel rear bolster. Chassis weight,1/4 tank of fuel: 1923kg
Weight with body & bolster: 2315kg
New body weight: 392kg


Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body.

Renault Master Multi purpose body conversion. Car Transporter/Drop Side & Tilt body. Weights with reserve fuel level: Chassis 1730kg. Transporter body with ramps, winch & built-in storage box: 2050kg.
Removable headboard, drop sides & tailboard plus: 110kg.
Removable tilt frame plus:130kg.
Tilt sheet plus:58kg.
Total weight complete: 2348kg.
Total body weight: 618kg


Drop Side Body with 5000kg composit mesh platform Drop Side Body with 5000kg composit mesh platform Drop Side Body with 500kg composit mesh platform Drop Side Body with 500kg composit mesh platform Drop Side Body with 500kg composit mesh platform

Mercedes Sprinter. Drop Side Body with 500kg composit mesh platform,side safety gates & fall arrest bars.
4335mm OAL(excluding tail-lift).
2095mm OAW All alloy subframe,headboard, V groove side rave & drop sides.18mm Hexi-grip flooring. Body weight 528kg. Total vehicle weight with 1/2 tank fuel 2385kg.


Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side. Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side.

Renault Master 3-5T 4332mm W/B. Double Drop Side.4500mm OAL x 2140mm OAW.
5mm galvanised steel runners, alloy bearers, headboard. 400mm hollow plank sides. 17mm Hexi-grip floor sheet, alloy V groove side raves with 5-pairs lashing links. 400mm plastic toolbox. Removable 50x50 alloy rear bolster.
Chassis weight reserve fuel: 2098kg
Weight with body: 2515kg.
Body weight: 417kg. Bolster weight: 12kg.


Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion. Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion. Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion. Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion. Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion. Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body Conversion.

Ford Transit L3 Drop Side Body.3605mm OAL. 3565mmIDL. 2210mm OAW. 2150mm IDW.
All alloy subframe, headboard, V groove side raves with 5-pairs of integral lashing links. Removable radiused alloy rear pillars. 400mm anodised alloy drop sides & tailboard. 18mm Hexi-grip floor sheets. Thermoplastic rear wings & toolbox.
Chassis weight with 1/2 tank fuel: 1921kg. Weight with body: 2244kg. Body weight: 323kg.


Drop Side with front mounted saddle type toolbox. Drop Side with front mounted saddle type toolbox. Drop Side with front mounted saddle type toolbox. Drop Side with front mounted saddle type toolbox.

Front mounted saddle type toolbox.
600mm OAL x 2200mm OAW x Cab height.
Drop Side body:3470mm OAL x 2200mm OAW.
Removable side safety rails.
Body and Toolbox weight: 465kg


Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side

Fiat Ducato Single Drop Side
4400mm OAL x 2140mm OAW.
Alloy subframe. HD galvanised steel headboard. V Groove alloy side rave. 22mm hardwood floor. 400mm alloy hollow plank drop sides. Steel chassis extensions to carry tow-bar.


Standard Body Construction
Subframe: Alloy
Head Board: Alloy radiused outer pillars with integral stirrup steps, crab handles, ribbed plank lower infill, 25x25x3 galvanised steel mesh infill
Floor: 18mm HEXI grip floor sheets
Side Ramps: Alloy
Rear Pillars: removable heavy duty radiused alloy
Centre Pillars: Removable heavy duty alloy
Drop Side/Tail Board: 400mm alloy hollow plank with recession
Load Restraint:
Wings: Thermoplastic
Marker Lights: LED
Tail Board Cables: Stainless steel tail board cables


Double Drop Side Double Drop Side Double Drop Side Double Drop Side

Double Drop Side 4250mm OAL x 2200mm 200mm OAW


Double Drop Side Double Drop Side Double Drop Side

Double Drop Side 5070mm IDL x 2040mm IDW


Drop Side 500kg Tail Lift Drop Side 500kg Tail Lift Drop Side 500kg Tail Lift Drop Side 500kg Tail Lift

3600mm OAL x 2140mm OAW drop side 500kg tail lift with safety chevrons. Removable side safety rails.


Double Drop Side 5200mm Double Drop Side 5200mm Double Drop Side 5200mm Double Drop Side 5200mm Double Drop Side 5200mm Double Drop Side 5200mm

Double Drop Side 5200mm IDL x 2140mm IDW hardwood floor, heavy duty alloy head board and removable rear bolster to carry steel


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4500mm x 2140mm Double drop side. BL Searle Chassis extension to accomodate body length (see Services page). Tailored 650grm PVC sheet.


Double Drop Side Double Drop Side Double Drop Side Double Drop Side

Double drop side, radiused front pillers and rear corner pillers. Tailored sheet.


3.5 Tonne Dropside with Toolbox 3.5 Tonne Dropside with Toolbox 3.5 Tonne Dropside with Toolbox 3.5 Tonne Dropside with Toolbox

Dropside with tool box. Single drop side with street cleaning equipment


3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW 3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW 3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW 3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW 3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW

3560mm OAL x 2090mm OAW


Toolbox 620mm Toolbox 620mm Toolbox 620mm Toolbox 620mm Toolbox 620mm Toolbox 620mm

Toolbox 620mm OAL x 2070mm OAW x 1300mm OAH body. 3200MM OAL x 2070mm OAW 500kg tail lift


All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side All Alloy Drop Side

All alloy drop side with removable galvanised side cages. Load lock rail to inside of drop sides. Head board storage for load lock poles under body storage lockers to carry bags of salt. All alloy tail lift with hinged ramps and non-slip surface.


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