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Nationwide coverage with fast turnaround

Operated and Self-Drive Plant Hire

Trusted and respected industry specialists

Supplying West Sussex with Plant Hire Services

We cover the Shire Districts from Adur, Arun, Chichester, Horsham and Mid Sussex, to the boroughs of Crawley & Worthing. 

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View Excavators and Mini Diggers
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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View Rollers and Compaction
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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View Lighting and Power Generation
Site lighting tower

Lighting and Power Generation

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Construction site static welfare unit

Welfare Facilities

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View Wheel Diggers and Backhoe Loaders
JCB 3xc backhoe loader

Wheel Diggers and Backhoe Loaders

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View Fuel and Water
Towable Fuel and water Bowser

Fuel and Water

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Rockthorn 6T Straight Tip Dumper


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View Excavator Attachments

Excavator Attachments

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View Fencing and Groundcare

Fencing and Groundcare

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View Waste Management, Muck Away and Aggregate Delivery

Waste Management, Muck Away and Aggregate Delivery

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Rockthorn will be your ray of sunshine

If you’re stuck in a rut when it comes to your plant hire and site equipment, let us know because we’re only round the corner. The ceremonial county boasts many stately homes such as Goodwood and Pentworth house and is known for being the sunniest county in the UK! Plant hire in sunny West Sussex has never been as easy with Rockthorn on your doorstep.

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

Shed Some Light onto Your Project

Did you know that we provide lighting and power generation too? Yes, we got it all.

Our website allows you to get an instant quote through a quick and easy form. We have been working in the plant hire industry for over 20 years and understand that your needs come first. 


We are aware that the construction industry is booming and can often be affected by delays and other external factors like the weather. Plant hire could be the flexible solution you’re after. Pick and choose your rental periods and adjust them to suit your situation. 

Across West Sussex we enjoy supporting commercial sectors and individual borrowers. We combine professional advice with friendly service and can’t wait to help you get your project on the road.