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Operated and Self-Drive Plant Hire

Trusted and respected industry specialists

Plant Hire made easy

Our trustworthy equipment means your team can focus on the task at hand, with quick, easy and reliable hire here at Rockthorn, you’re in safe hands. From excavators to telehandlers and dumpers, we’ve got it all. Browse the equipment and accessories we have available for hire to get your project underway on time and on budget.

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Orange digger posing gracefully ahead of a saturated sunset

Operated Plant Hire

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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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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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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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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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View Waste Management, Muck Away and Aggregate Delivery

Waste Management, Muck Away and Aggregate Delivery

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Supporting construction throughout the UK

We have set our sights on being the most reliable plant hire network  across the UK, promising quick and easy delivery for all your project needs.

With over 20 years of experience, you can trust us to find you the best service and price in the industry providing the construction sector with plant hire, power generation, aggregates, welfare facilities and much much more.

We know what quality service looks like.

At Rockthorn we supply much more than the plant machinery itself, we provide the relevant attachments and accessories to ensure every project runs smoothly. We also supply fuel and water, welfare facilities, power generation, and lighting to keep your site functioning.

We can even lend you an operator so your guys don’t run on empty. From mini diggers to cherry pickers we’ve got you covered.

If you’re not sure what you need to best suit your requirements we are always happy to lend advice – we are experts after all! Builders, architects, archeologists or even your average joe, we want to help get the job done.