Fixed Flange Ball

The Flange Towbar is a fixed Bolt-On-Ball which can be used with a variety of mounting accessories.

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David Murphy Towing in Northern Ireland stocks a comprehensive range of towbars from some of Europe’s leading manufacturers including Brink, Witter, Westfalia, Bosal, A1 and PCT. 

So how do you decide which one best suits your needs and your vehicle? 

One of the most popular types of towbar in Northern Ireland is the Flange Towbar. There are variations of fixed and detachable. To some degree, the choice will be dependent on your vehicle, as not all makes and models can support both types of towbar and David Murphy Towing can advise on this. 

The Flange Towbar is one of the most commonly used in Northern Ireland and generally considered the most cost-effective towing option. 

The Fixed Flange Towbar has specific benefits including the ability to use certain accessories including bicycle carriers even while towing and the capability to fit a bumper protector. 

There are also additional options available including adjustable couplings, bar and pin systems for towing plant trailers and generators, and the option to upgrade to use with a stabiliser. 

You will want to get the best advice before purchasing a Fixed Flange Towbar. Our expert fitters will help you check your vehicle for important issues such as parking sensors that may be affected. 

David Murphy Towing has many years of experience expertly fitting towbars to vehicles so we know how to advise you on the best size, fit and model to match your vehicle’s towing capacity. 

We can also assist those who have difficulty sourcing a towbar for the make and model of their car; be they luxury, unique or even classic models as well as offering additional advice on current legal restrictions around towing for road safety in Northern Ireland and beyond. 

Situated in Carryduff (on the outskirts of Belfast) David Murphy Towing is a quality secured member of the National Trailer and Towing Association (NTTA).

Fixed Flange Ball Towbar

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Traditionally used in the UK for all serious forms of towing and generally the most cost effective option. A 50mm towball is bolted to a two or four hole plate (vehicle dependant) that also allows the fitting of a 25mm spacer so that accessories such as a towbar mounted cycle carrier can be used.

  • Tow and carry cycles at the same time (subject to nose load limits)
  • Bumper shields can be fitted
  • AL-KO towballs can be fitted
  • The towing height can be adjusted on commercial and 4x4 four-hole plate towbars
  • A choice of towing couplings and accessories can be fitted
Fixed Flange Towbar Northern Ireland


  • Brink 
  • Bosal
  • DM Own Brand
  • A1
  • Westfalia
  • Witter
  • PCT
  • Automotive