As one of the UK’s leading equipment hire companies, we have over 190 Service Centres nationwide and a team of more than 3,600 professionals dedicated to getting it right first time, every time for each of our 30,000 customers.


At A-Plant, we offer a huge selection of plant, tools and equipment available to hire from Service Centres nationwide.

We invest multi-million pounds each year in new products to make sure that you hire reliable, safe and environmentally friendly equipment incorporating the latest technology.

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A-Plant is a UK based hire company consisting of a number of specialist product and service businesses.

These businesses operate within five key markets and the various sectors that make up each market.


When you hire from A-Plant you get much more than just a plant hire company. We are multi-product specialists with a wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering solutions on the most complex of projects.

Our equipment is used in Construction, Infrastructure, Industrial, Events and Government projects. So whether it’s a multi-million pound civil engineering project or a tool to help the local tradesman, we are sure to have the right equipment.

Health and Safety

We are setting the Safety Standard

A-Plant prides itself on having the most robust and intrinsically developed quality and safety management system in the industry. We are the first national rental company in Europe to achieve complete certification to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 20121: 2012 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standard, which means our customers can have complete confidence in our ongoing commitment to improving quality and health and safety.

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Latest News & Updates

A-Plant has been awarded a five-year contract with award-winning infrastructure supplier Story Contracting, which provides construction, civil engineering and rail solutions across England and Scotland. Find out more...

A-Plant has successfully retained its Gold Status with Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). This is under the new Standard version 5 as a Whole Fleet Accreditation (WFA) company right across the UK.

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Back in the summer, the A-Plant Preston team found out about the 2019 DIY SOS Big Build for Children In Need, which this year was supporting a local charity, Nightsafe in Blackburn. After meeting with the BBC team and understanding what needed to be done and how important it was, we at A-Plant Preston knew we had to be a part of it. Find out more...

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