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Plant & Tool Hire On Show at Milford Fete

Jun 11 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Plant & Tool Hire in Milford were proud sponsors of local community fete this weekend. Families in their droves attended Milford Fete (9th June) on Jubilee Field. Our local Plant & Tool Hire team attended with a digger and give-aways. Steve Keene, Plant Manager attended the event and welcomed families to have a go

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New: Stockists of OX workwear

May 18 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Our Plant & Tool Hire Surrey Branch are now stockists of Ox workwear. To compliment our popular range Ox Tools, we’re selling Ox workwear, designed, manufactured to a high standard and competitively priced. We have an introductory offer of 20% discount on all clothing until the end of June. The range includes: Crew neck t-shirts

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New Telehandlers have landed

May 03 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Plant and Tool Hire have invested in six new JCB telehandlers – four 9 metre and two 14 metre telehandlers. The JCB 535 95 Telehandler is the largest telehandler on our fleet without stabilising legs. This means it is as manoeuvrable as the smaller machines, but with a 3.5T lift capacity and a reach

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New In: Cordless Garden Tools

Apr 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Stihl COMPACT Cordless System This range of cordless garden tools is a huge game-changer to gardeners and landscapers as these tools are much quieter, lighter and more environmentally friendly than their petrol counterparts. They are also very simple to use – slot the battery in and press the trigger – no messing around with chokes,

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BIG Investment in Plant Hire Equipment

Apr 07 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Our Plant division has been making BIG investment in new plant hire equipment, with our first ever Hitachi 13t Excavators. Plus, Volvo 8t excavators, Thwaites 3t Swivel Dumpers (Road Legal), JCB 10m Telehanders with A/C, JCB 14m Telehandlers with A/C All premium brands and all high specification! To hire, call either depots: Berkshire: 01344 299

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Shorts go Paper-less

Nov 23 in Company, Waste management, Plant and tool hire & shops

After the successful role out of a paper-less system within our waste management division in April 2017, Shorts have now implemented a paper-less system within our Plant Hire division. Going paper-less is a huge milestone for Shorts Group. A company with an ethos for recycling and sustainable operations, using copious amounts of paper and ink

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Trying out new products at the Saltex Exhibition

Nov 08 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Plant Managers, Jason Southam and Steve Keene attended Saltex Exhibition last week at the NEC in Birmingham. Saltex is the UK’s national event for grounds care, sports, amenities, estates and green space management. From turf care and specialist machinery to landscaping and playgrounds, over 290 exhibitors brought the latest products. The main purpose of their

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Telehandler steels the show

Aug 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Preparations are underway in Egham, Berkshire as event organisers are preparing for the annual Egham Show this bank holiday weekend. On-hire for the week is our 12m telehandler which is proving an essential piece of equipment for event organiser Andrew Hall, Chairman of the Egham Show: “The Shorts JCB telehandler is a fantastic piece of

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Shorts visit to Plantworx

Jun 09 in Company, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Management team paid a visit to Plantworx, the UK’s live showcase event for construction professionals, held in Leicestershire this month. The team spent the day looking at the very latest plant and construction machinery on the market and speaking to different manufacturers, as Steve our Plant Manager explains: “The show provided an excellent opportunity

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New Excavators Available to Hire

May 24 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts Plant and Tool Hire in Ascot have taken stock of new excavators. The first instalment of our new Hitachi Zaxis 26U Machines are 3 tonne machines which have a very short tail swing, making them ideal for jobs which require the power of a bigger machine with restricted space. The new Yanmar CV08 is

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Celebrating International Women’s Day: Women at Shorts

Mar 09 in Company, Waste management, Demolition, Plant and tool hire & shops, Commercial trade waste, Agriculture, Composting, Products

“There is no force equal to that of a determined woman” At Shorts, we celebrated International Women’s Day by paying a visit to all the women that work at Shorts and caught a glimpse of what they were doing on this particular historic day where we remember the movement for women’s rights. In a traditionally male

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