As one of the UK’s leading equipment hire companies, we have over 185 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.
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.
Over recent years, there has been tremendous growth of A-Plant through Greenfield openings and acquisitions, in order to offer our customers an extensive range of complementary products and services. We are pleased to confirm that we have recently acquired Astra Site Services, the UK’s largest supplier of hydraulic excavator attachments.
Welcome to the seventh issue of our customer newsletter, Interact. In this issue, we have shared a range of stories such as our busy summer of events, the recent acquisition of Astra Site Services, the importance of apprentices in plant hire, our recent drivers in innovation week and whether you should hire or buy tools.
Apprentices play a key role in the plant hire sector, with benefits for both employers and employees alike. Recruiting apprentices enables plant hire companies to create the talent of the future and provide a pool of skilled employees familiar with their equipment and values.