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Operated and Self-Drive Plant Hire

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Northamptonshire, we have your plant machinery covered

We specialise in the hire of excavators, welfare units, cherry pickers and many more. If you are looking for machine hire in the County of Northampton region, Rockthorn guarantees smooth and effortless service, always on time, and always with a smile. 

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Rockthorn 8 tonne excavator

Excavators and Mini Diggers

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View Telescopic Handlers and Attachments
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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northampton plant machinery

You don’t need Weetabix to fuel your project

This well loved cereal was founded here in Northamptonshire. No need to acquire your strength from your Weetbix, instead let our plant machinery do the heavy lifting and construction for you! Central  to the UK and bordered by 8 other counties, Northamptonshire is a bit of a locational launchpad for businesses and construction industries. Let us know if you’re nearby and we’ll bring you the equipment you need to get started.

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

A tonne of plant machinery in Northampton

Northampton is the Uk’s largest town, and lies only 60 miles North West of London. In such a prime spot for modern civil infrastructure Northampton is a hub for construction. Rockthorn are experts in large projects within the public sector and will always be on hand for complex sites.

Set your blueprint into action with our large range of operated and self operated plant machinery for hire in Northampton. We can deliver your machinery all across the East Midlands, far and wide.

We often support archeological excavations, and Northamptonshire boasts a lustrous cultural history, dating back to Bronze Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon eras. Can Rockthorn help your next dig? If your tomb raider senses start tingling, you may need to give us a call. 

We love supporting archaeological excavations because we genuinely help unearth a bit of history and contribute to our understanding of local and historic communities. Neat huh?