David Murphy Towing

Trailer designers and manufacturers, David Murphy Towing

David Murphy Towing

Trailer designers and manufacturers, David Murphy Towing

About David Murphy Towing

Founded in 1963 David Murphy Towing is a family business that is located in Northern Ireland. We supply and fit towbars for customers in Northern Ireland from our location in Carryduff, which is a short distance from Belfast. We also manufacture trailers for customers in Northern Ireland and the UK mainland. We deliver products to both domestic and commercial customers in NI and we work with trade partners to service customers in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales.

With over 50 years experience our NI trailer and towbar customers can be confident that they are receiving a high quality service from the experts in their field. We pride ourselves on our level of commitment and attention to detail during every job to provide a professional service with the highest quality of work. Throughout Northern Ireland we have a proven track record of innovative designs, effective problem solving and competitive prices.

Dog Trailer
750kg Braked Series

Detachable Swan Neck Towbar

Fixed Flange Ball Towbar
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Size: 5'x3'x30" Dog Trailer

Unladen Weight: 144KG

Max Weight: 500KG 

Brakes? No

Wheels: 500x10

Ladder Rack: N/A

(Also Available as a box trailer without air vents)

(Other sizes available: 4'x3'x30" Dog Trailer & 5'x3'x30" Dog Trailer with 3 Compartments + additional side door)

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Size: 8'2"x4'1''x15" 

Unladen Weight: 203KG

Max Weight: 750KG 

Brakes? No

Wheels: 155R13

Ladder Rack: Included

(Also available: 1000KG Braked single axle & 2600KG Braked Twin Axle)

(Other sizes available: 5'10"x3'3"x15, 5'10"x4'1''x15, 6'7"x4'1''x15, 7'x4'1''x15 & 8'2"x5''x15)

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Mainly used in the rest of Europe and slimmer than a flange bar this style was the first to offer a detachable version. Cycle carriers are available for this type of bar but you cannot tow at the same time.

  • Towball is removed when not in use preserving 'shins'
  • Unrestricted access to the boot
  • AL-KO and other friction type stabilisers can be fitted
  • Won't trigger reversing sensors when not towing
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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