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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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17m Telescopic-Handler for hire

17m Telescopic Handler

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6T Cabbed Dumper

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22T Excavator with Reduced Tail Swing

22T Excavator with Reduced Tail Swing

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6 Man Towable Welfare Unit

6 Man Towable Welfare Unit

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5T Excavator

5T Excavator

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1T Micro Excavator

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14M Articulated Boom Lift

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10M Diesel All Terrain Scissor Lift

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Rammex Trench Roller

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4M Compact Telescopic Handler

4M Compact Telescopic Handler

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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.

Sure to impress

great prices

Suited to every budget

We are proud to offer quality hire at low costs

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Unbeatable customer service

We will always strive to provide you with the best service possible

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Reliable and high quality equipment

We will only ever provide you with top quality equipment for your project

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.

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