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We offer full service plant hire and management, handling every aspect under one roof. Committed to quality, reliability, and efficiency, we’re here to rock the industry. We know you’ll dig it.

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Rockthorn 8 tonne excavator

Excavators and Mini Diggers

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Rockthorn 14 metre Telescopic handler

Telescopic Handlers and Attachments

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Rockthorn 135cm Twin Drum Ride on Roller

Rollers and Compaction

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Rockthorn 18M Articulated Boom Lift

Powered Access and Cherry Pickers

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Recycling Crushers and Screeners

Recycling Crushers and Screeners

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Site lighting tower

Lighting and Power Generation

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Construction site static welfare unit

Welfare Facilities

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JCB 3xc backhoe loader

Wheel Diggers and Backhoe Loaders

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Towable Fuel and water Bowser

Fuel and Water

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Rockthorn 6T Straight Tip Dumper


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Excavator Attachments

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Fencing and Groundcare

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Waste Management, Muck Away and Aggregate Delivery

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Nationwide coverage. Fast turnaround

Operated and self-drive plant hire

Trusted and respected industry specialists

Plant Hire specialists covering the UK

20 years of experience in the plant hire and commercial sectors ensures that the team at Rockthorn know a thing or two about the industry.
With our services reaching across the UK, we offer a full range of contractor’s plant hire and equipment for hire or for sale, alongside the full suite of related products and services to allow your sites to run to their full potential.

Grren rockthorn branded excavator

Rocking around the clock

We are here when you need us. Combining good old fashioned values with a modern approach, we know that achieving the best possible price alongside unbeatable customer service, is what matters.

Supplying machinery throughout the country

We provide plant hire services throughout the United Kingdom, from Mini Diggers to Telehandlers and Cherry Pickers, we have everything you need to get your project started. Click on the map to find out where we can supply to.

We have been using Rockthorn plant hire since 2020 and we have always had amazing customer service from Adam and Stuart. They are very reliable and always make sure our plant is delivered on time. Rockthorn is now my number one go to company for all my plant requirements, couldn’t recommend them enough.

Chloe, Midlands

Very happy with the boom lift, thank you. It made the whole job possible. The chap who drove and operated it arrived very early but was super friendly, patient and helpful; couldn’t have asked for nicer person, he really was a gem.

Andrew, London

This last year has been our best ever and it has been in part due to working in collaboration with Rockthorn. Nothing has been too much effort for you and your service has been second to none.

Leighton Buzzard

One call, does it all

We offer a one stop plant hire shop, taking the hard work out of dealing with multiple suppliers and organising logistics. Our unique approach means you benefit from one plant hire and commercial account,  keeping your bookings simple and invoices streamlined.

Thanks to our extensive vetting service, you can also be sure that the plant hire company supplying your machinery are trusted to meet our clients needs.

Importantly, when you contact us, you will deal with an expert that understands the challenges you face. To top it off, we are always ready to go the extra mile to assist with any requirements that come our way, no matter how obscure.

Trust us when we say we have already seen it all!