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“A-Plant is the UK’s largest plant, tool and equipment hire company with 15 specialist businesses incorporating a core plant and tool hire offering. We are multi-product specialists with a wealth of knowledge and experience in delivering solutions for a range of sectors including construction, infrastructure, industrial, local authorities and events.

Against this backdrop, we are committed to sustainable and responsible ways of working because we believe that this approach delivers the best long-term results. Partnering with the Supply Chain Sustainability School enhances our understanding of sustainability ensuring we can offer innovative, safer, environmentally sustainable solutions to our customers. 

Furthermore, we are proud to be a member of the Supply Chain School and recognise the benefits it offers to our business combined with providing an opportunity to collaborate with our industry peers to improve standards throughout the construction industry.

As part of the Ashtead Group, a FTSE 100 Index company, A-Plant continues in its quest to lead the hire sector in setting new standards of responsible business
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Dave Harris, Business Development Director, A Plant

Introduction to A-Plant

A-Plant is the UK’s largest plant, tool and equipment hire company, hiring a vast range of non-operated equipment. A-Plant is proud to be accredited with ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007, confirming that we have one of the most robust safety and quality management systems in the industry.

Our fleet of equipment available to hire comprises over 210,000 itemised pieces of plant, tools and equipment from 185 service centres throughout the UK. We invest a multi-million pound figure each year in new equipment and state-of-the-art technology, to ensure A-Plant customers are able to hire the very latest equipment from world-class manufacturers such as JCB, Terex, Hilti and SDMO.

We have a workforce totalling more than 3,600 employees, based at locations nationwide, including a support office in Warrington, Cheshire. At A-Plant, we are able to offer a truly national service, regardless of how specialised or remote a customer’s needs may be.

A-Plant forms part of FTSE 100 company Ashtead Group plc, which also comprises Sunbelt Rentals based in the USA. Ashtead Group plc has become firmly established as one of the world’s leading equipment outsourcers.

 

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