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Powered Access Hire – Perfect for Christmas

Oct 30 in Plant and tool hire & shops

Powered Access Hire – Perfect for Christmas As we step into November and everyone starts to feel a little more festive, Christmas preparations are well and truly underway. After months of planning, all across the UK, Towns, Villages and Shopping Centres will be preparing for their Christmas displays and big festive reveals. Every year, Christmas

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NEW IN Yanmar Micro Digger

Aug 20 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

We are excited to announce are new Yanmar Micro Diggers are now ready and available to hire. This Yanmar micro digger is ideal on sites where access tight. Our smallest micro digger on offer. Powered by a diesel engine and fitted with rubber tracks. Comes complete with four buckets. Width: 725mm Weight: 1035kg Digging Depth:

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A look into our welfare units

Jun 25 in Plant and tool hire & shops

One of our most recent developments has been the introduction to our Ecosmart Towable Welfare Units.  They provide canteen facilities and comfortable seating for up to 8 people and with a separate toilet and drying room, there is plenty of space to rest and eat. They’re built with the latest sustainable and Ecosmart technology and

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Jason keeps plant moving

Sep 05 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

This month’s winner of the Shorts employee recognition awards goes to…. Ascot Plant Manager, Jason Southam. Jason truly deserved this award for keeping our plant moving when we were a driver down. Jason worked around the clock, even Sunday evenings making deliveries. Jason was nominated by three of his colleagues and is quite rightly the

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Biggest event hire in Aldershot

Aug 15 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Shorts has expanded its service offering to events and recently we saw our biggest hire of plant equipment so far. Aldershot Picnic and Pop – a new one day family festival hired forty portable toilets, heras fencing and a generator. With over 5,000 people attending this event, our facilities were well used. Shorts supply numerous

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Instant Chat Launched In Plant Hire

Jul 25 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Due to the success of Instant Chat on our Waste Management pages of our website, Shorts Group has now launched Instant on our Plant Hire section of our website to give our customers further support. Visitors can get answers in seconds about all our Plant hired equipment, delivery schedules, specification of equipment and prices, without

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New 8 tonne digger added to the hire fleet

Jun 26 in Company, Plant and tool hire & shops

Milford Plant & Tool hire depot have taken receipt of its first ever 8-tonne excavator! Prior to Shorts acquisition nearly four years ago, the largest excavators Milford depot hired were 3-tonne machines. Shorts soon after introduced 6-tonne excavators, which have subsequently proved hugely successful. Now, with the addition of our own 8-tonne machine, we can

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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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