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Operated and Self-Drive Plant Hire

Trusted and respected industry specialists

Making plant hire easy in East Sussex

Whether you’re in a fix the size of the Hastings 1066, or you’re just having a mare with landscaping your front garden, Rockthorn are ready for battle. 

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Rockthorn 8 tonne excavator

Excavators and Mini Diggers

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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

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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

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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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east sussex

Let us do the heavy stuff

We are experts in the plant and machinery world, we know the product and the financials. We are here to help the residents and contractors of East Sussex succeed in their projects. East Sussex has a proud music heritage home to the Uk’s largest and most prominent Arts Festival, the Brighton Fringe. Here at Rockthorn we proudly supply expert plant hire throughout the county.

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

Fighting the battle so you don’t have to

East Sussex may be known for its vibrant music culture and the arts, but we promise Rockthorn won’t stop to party until the work is done and dusted. 

We pride ourselves in supporting everyone in the community, from your average Joe to the larger public sector. Our service is exemplary across the board. The best part of our job is helping you!

We are UK wide and can provide Plant Hire whenever and wherever you need it. We work around you, around the clock to get your site bopping so you can get your dancing shoes on as soon as possible. 

With so many years of experience under our belt, we know what we’re doing. So, if you’re not sure what you need or where to start, please call us. We’d love to help.