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Operated and Self-Drive Plant Hire

Trusted and respected industry specialists

Only the best for Bedfordshire

Need plant hire? We’ve got you. We’ll get the plant you need delivered straight to your Bedfordshire-based site. Be it the agriculture, restoration, or construction industry, we can source and supply the equipment required to help you get the job done. No matter your project, from urban builds in Norwich to country road repairs by the Broads, we’re here to help you operate. With great prices, no delays and top customer service to boot, there’s no better plant hire supplier in this fine county, than us.

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Rockthorn 8 tonne excavator

Excavators and Mini Diggers

View Dumper Hire
Rockthorn 6T Straight Tip Dumper

Dumper Hire

View Telehandlers and Attachments
Rockthorn 14 metre Telescopic handler

Telehandlers and Attachments

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Rockthorn 135cm Twin Drum Ride on Roller

Roller Hire

View Powered Access and Cherry Picker Hire
Rockthorn 18M Articulated Boom Lift

Powered Access and Cherry Picker Hire

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Recycling Crushers and Screeners

Recycling Crushers and Screeners

View Lighting and Power Generation
Site lighting tower

Lighting and Power Generation

View Welfare Unit Hire
Construction site static welfare unit

Welfare Unit Hire

View Wheeled Excavator and Backhoe Loader Hire
JCB 3xc backhoe loader

Wheeled Excavator and Backhoe Loader Hire

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Towable Fuel and water Bowser

Bowser Hire

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Fencing and Groundcare


No monkey business just great support

Did you know Bedfordshire is home to Whipsnade Zoo, the biggest zoo in the UK? There are over 1,500 animals across 600 acres of land. Even Zoos need maintenance and construction, and we’re on hand for any excavation jobs or new builds that require plant. Give us a call for a machinery hire quote; we don’t monkey around when it comes to quality service.

Unbeatable Prices

Covering All Industries

We've been working in the industry for more than 20 years, so we know a little thing or two when it comes to plant hire

Save time and money

We will always deliver your machinery when you expect it, with timely and reliable delivery

Great customer service

We can supply operated or self drive hire, and can even supply quotes for comparisons if needed

Plant hire for every industry

If you’ve got an upcoming project in Bedfordshire, make sure to turn to Rockthorn for your plant needs. Whether you need essential equipment to help with this year’s harvest or an army of excavators for a new housing development, we’re here to support you. Our plant hire service is the solution you need when looking for equipment to get your project going or if you’ve been caught short without the right machinery. Give us a call on 0330 118 5030 and let’s talk about how we can help.



Renovating Bedford’s buildings

Rockthorn supplied scissor lifts, excavators and dumpers to a team in Gravenhurst, Bedford to assist them in conducting renovations on large properties. We’re experts in plant hire and will source the equipment you need for any renovation or restoration work.

Plant hire for housing developments

On Dove Lane in Bedford, we supplied construction teams building new houses with fencing and groundwork materials, welfare facilities for workers, an excavator, and an expert operator. With our services they have been able to start these awesome homes, something we take pride in assisting with.

Supporting groundwork projects in Bedfordshire

When Clayhill Farm in Westoning needed some groundwork done, the team asked us to source and supply the excavators and dumpers for the job. Specific attachments were needed for the excavator, which we had delivered alongside the machinery straight to the site so the team could get started without delay.