A Guide to General Building & Site Equipment Hire

When it comes to construction projects, having the right equipment to get the job done is essential. General building equipment plays a crucial role in ensuring the smooth progression of work. In this article, we will provide a guide to general building & site equipment hire, allowing you to make the most of all of our hire services. 

A Guide to General Building & Site Equipment HireAt FTH Hire Group, we have a great range of general building & site tools, as well as security and welfare equipment. These are all available to hire for long or short term rentals. We have immediate access to everything you might need when undertaking a construction job, from toilets through to skips. All of these are designed to streamline your job and ensure its success. 


In the construction industry, the importance of supports cannot be overlooked. These versatile tools play a vital role in ensuring the stability and safety of ongoing builds. Whether it's supporting floors, ceilings, trench walls or masonry, these robust temporary support systems are indispensable.

With their heavy-duty construction, these pieces offer reliable performance and help ensure a safe working environment for your team. Available in a range of sizes, they are ideal for a variety of projects. 

We have a range of hire supports including acrow props, strong boys, scaffold boards and more.

Fencing & Barriers 

On the subject of safety, fencing and barriers are paramount in ensuring the security of the site as well as the safety of the general public. Our extensive range has been designed to offer a solution for the unique requirements of every job. Whether you require temporary site fencing or crowd control barriers, our selection is sure to provide the utmost protection. We have high visibility barriers, such as chapter 8 barriers or orange site fencing, that are designed for jobs taking place on or near roads, guaranteeing enhanced visibility and safety for your professionals. If your site is close to or obstructing public access, you can crowd control with our pedestrian barriers

These fences and barriers will also offer you the peace of mind that the systems will help to secure valuable equipment whilst also acting as a deterrent against trespassers. 

Storage & Security

At FTH Hire Group, we take pride in providing a solution for any issue you might face on a construction site. Our goal is to ensure your equipment is securely stored away for future use. We can supply Armorguard units, gas cages and a variety of secure storage units for chemicals or any other tools on your site. Hopefully, this solution will allow you to relax, knowing your valuable equipment or potentially hazardous substances are kept somewhere safe. 

Whether you need to store equipment temporarily or for an extended period, our range of secure storage units offers the perfect solution to meet your needs. 

Site Welfare

Health and safety regulations make it a legal obligation for building sites to provide suitable toilet and washing facilities. This is why we offer a comprehensive range of self-contained welfare units, offices, cabins, storage containers, portable site toilets and temporary hand wash stations. With our collection of high-quality solutions, you can easily meet any regulatory requirements and provide your professionals with a comfortable work environment. 

If you have any questions about the regulations and what pieces are necessary, feel free to get in touch by calling our team on 03300 248 300 or emailing and we can walk you through it all. 

Road Works

FTH Hire believes road safety and efficient traffic management are essential during construction projects and road repairs. This is why we offer everything you could possibly need. From highly visible road signs and cones to striking flashing lights, we hold all necessary tools to ensure maximum safety.

Additionally, we understand the importance of protecting the ground and ensuring stability during these projects. That's why we offer a range of steel plates and ground guards specifically designed for road safety and ground protection.

Waste Management

For all construction projects, we understand the need for efficient waste management solutions. Therefore we offer a diverse range of builders skips and roll on roll off skips. These will aid the disposal of rubble and waste management on site. To further aid disposal, we can supply rubbish chutes, hoppers and ramps.

Our dedicated team is always available to answer any questions you may have regarding site access and waste restrictions. We understand that each construction site may have unique considerations and we are committed to providing the guidance and support needed to ensure smooth operations. 

No matter what queries you have regarding waste disposal rules, we are here to help. 

General Building & Site Equipment Hire

When it comes to construction projects, having the right equipment is essential. Hopefully, this guide to general building & site equipment hire has made our services clearer and highlighted how we can streamline your work.

If you have any questions about the equipment or tools mentioned in this article or would like to enquire about hire, then please get in touch with the team by emailing or request a quote for your project via our website

Our general building equipment is available for hire across Farnham, Farnborough, Basingstoke, Guildford, Reading, Maidstone, Horsham, Southampton, Airdrie, Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, London, Lanarkshire, Chelmsford and more.

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