About Us

Modern Plant Hire Limited is a privately owned family business providing services to the construction industry since 1948 and was incorporated in 1958. The company has steadily grown organically over this period with re-investment and also with acquisitions of specialist service providers.

Modern Plant Hire has always been at the forefront of innovations and development and was the first company in the UK to undertake re-construction of the M1 under the lane rental scheme in the 1980’s.

The Company has always been proud of its health and safety record and with our own in house specialised Health and Safety team we have always made the safety of our workforce and the health and safety of all our projects at the core of our business. As we strive to bring excellence to the development of integrated services within the construction industry and it customers in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.

Modern Plant Hire owns and operates from its purpose built workshop in Rugby a large fleet of tipper lorries both rigid and articulated, low loaders, 180 & 360 deg. Excavators up to 40 ton and all attachments for demolition and recycling, wheeled and tracked shovels, crushers, screeners, dump trucks up to 30 ton and dozers. All our plant is operated by our fully trained, skilled and competent workforce, which enables us to be extremely versatile and dynamic and always willing to adapt to our Clients and the market places ever changing demands.

Modern Plant Hire has been able to grow in this very competitive market due to the specialist knowledge that we have built with our Clients over the 50 years and our own team of quantity surveyors, estimators and engineers which gives us the capability to engage and supervise the varied disciplines that are needed to supply our clients with projects complete on time and budget.

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