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About FTH Hire Group

FTH Hire group is a family business with 40 years of experience in supporting local contractors, builders, landscapers and craftsmen, as well as the general public with all their plant and tools hire needs. Providing plant and tool hire to customers across Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Sussex, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Kent, London, Lanarkshire, Essex and more. Our hire hubs are located in Farnham, Farnborough, Basingstoke, Guildford, Reading, Maidstone, Horsham, Southampton, Airdrie and Chelmsford. Find the full list of our Hire Hubs by  clicking here .

Construction machinery hire is a strong point for us as we stock excavators , dumpers , rollers telehanders , forklifts concrete crushers , forklift attachments and other plant attachments . You can trust our plant hire as it will always be a new machine in top condition and one of the big names like Kubota, Hitachi, Cat, Thwaites, and Yanmar. View our full range of plant hire .

As well as plant hire, we have a range of tools for hire including compactor plates (wacker plate hire or trench wacker hire), ladders, scaffold towers, podiums, pressure washers, breakers, mixers, brick saws (or disc cutters), carpet cleaners, sanders, generators, rotovators and surveying equipment. And that is naming a few! View our full tool here .

We offer weekend tool hire rates on a wide range of tools, including carpet cleaner hire, floor sander hire, generator hire, genie hire, rotovator hire, and chipper hire. We provide free safety information and guidance with any of our equipment for hire and accept payments and deposits from all major credit and debit cards.

Contact Us

Head Office
Impression House
31 Invincible Road
GU14 7QU 

01252 544 592

Contact Your Local Hire Hub

If you would like to contact our team, please select the hub you would like to contact: FarnboroughFarnhamGuildfordBasingstokeReadingMaidstoneHorshamSouthamptonAirdrie and  Chelmsford.

Find your nearest FTH Hire Hub

FTH Customer Charter

We have built FTH on our values. They are at the heart of our business and run through everything we do.

Our promise to you:

  • We are commited to our customers and each other.
  • We provide a consistent and professional service.
  • We will always be open, honest and transparent.
  • We act with integrity and accountability.
  • We are respectful and adaptable.
  • We are reliable and passionate.
  • We are efficient and effective with a 'can do' attitude.

Our commitment:

  • All customer quote requests are reponded to within one hour.
  • All breakdowns acted on immediately and customers called back within 30 minutes.
  • All customer emails replied to within four hours.
  • All telephone calls answered within four rings.
  • All invoice queries acknowledged within 48 hours.

Our standards

  • Our customers are at the heart of everything we do.
  • Our equipment is the best quality, fully tested, checked and cleaned.
  • We strive to help our customers succeed.
  • Our staff are knowledgeable, helpful and presentable.
  • Our vehicles are always clean.
  • We take ownership first time.

Modern & Reliable Equipment

We are committed to supplying quality equipment, which is always in stock. Our plant hire fleet is replaced every 12 – 18 months, ensuring customers are always hiring machines that are modern, efficient and reliable.

We are constantly expanding and updating our range of products and have recently added new diggers, dumpers, scissor lifts, boom lifts and track chippers to our fleet.

Our modern fleet of over 11,000 items includes everything from drills to cement mixers, sanders to scaffolding towers and mowers to dumpers and we also stock a great range of consumables. We are able to offer a competitively priced, flexible delivery and collection service, please ask for prices.

Core Product Promise

Our Core Product Promise guarantees that we will always have 80 of the most popular plant, tools and equipment in stock and available. This is our guarantee to you, ensuring we are able to supply you with the best tools and equipment, when you need them. Find out more by visiting our Core Product Promise page.

Guaranteed Next Day Delivery + Book & Collect

We provide a number of convenient delivery and collection options from same day delivery through to guaranteed next day and our 6am Book & Collect service. We provide nationwide hire and can support you no matter where you're working. Find out more about our guaranteed delivery and Book & Collect services.

Kelsey Eco Range

We are proud to offer electric and hybrid plant as part of our Kelsey Eco Range . This includes excavators, dumpers, skip loaders and sherpas, in addition to our already established hybrid powered access solutions.

There are many advantages of working with electric plant machinery. These powerful machines produce zero emissions and can work a full day at a construction site on a single charge, with no loss of power. With no harmful emissions, The Kelsey Eco Range can be used in enclosed or internal spaces.

Free Security Tracking

We offer free security tracking on plant machinery hired through us. Benefit from peace of mind for you, a deterrent for thieves and compliance for insurance.

Knowledgeable Staff

You will find knowledgeable and helpful staff in every Hire Hub.

We approach our business with a sense of dedication and pride ourselves on the loyalty of our customers, many of whom keep coming back for the same competitive pricing and peerless after-sales support that they have come to expect. At FTH Hire Group we want our wealth of experience to work for you and we provide a personal service, backed by detailed technical and safety advice.

All of our tools and plant are of the best quality and maintained to the highest standards by our in-house workshop team. We are constantly monitoring our pricing and stock levels to ensure that we can offer the best possible value for money and reliable service across our range of tools, plant and consumables.

Ordering from FTH Hire Group is so easy – you can contact us through our website chat function, by email ( or telephone ( 03300 248 300 ) or call into one of our Hire Hubs where our experienced and friendly staff will be happy to discuss your requirements and offer advice where needed.

There is no minimum order, and we accept most major credit & debit cards. We can also offer the convenience of a 30 Day Account, subject to status, just call in for an application form.

Quality Used Plant and Machinery

There are many benefits to hiring equipment rather than owning, however we recognise that in some cases our customers are seeking to purchase their own machines.
A large inventory of quality used plant and machinery is available through Compact Plant Sales

Compact website: