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Mr Plant Hire on expansion programme following 35th Anniversary

2016 saw the highly successful Enfield-based plant hire business, Mr Plant Hire, celebrate its 35th Anniversary and a new purpose-built 1.1 acre site is being developed to kickstart a new phase of expansion.

Mr Plant Hire – Our People

David Elsdon founded Mr Plant Hire in 1981, with Martin Lawrence joining 5 years later. Together they have established one of the best known plant and tool hire providers for the London area.

Today, Mr Plant Hire employs 55 staff in Enfield, split across their two depots – HQ and its London Regional Hire and Training Centre.

Mr Plant Hire – Our Equipment

It has customers across the construction and electrical industries supplying construction equipment hire, M&E hirepowered access hire and heating, cooling and drying equipment.  Its hire range includes large and small machinery down to power and hand tools.

Mr Plant Hire’s transport fleet comprises a mix of van/lorry manufacturers including Ford, Renault, DAF and MAN and the vehicles range from 3.5 tonne drop sides to 26 and 32 tonne HGVS.   Everything in the fleet is maintained to Euro V and Euro VI legislation and is on a rolling 5 year replacement programme to ensure this.

Their fleet also boasts the newest technology including 3D camera systems for road safety, and trackers.

Mr Plant Hire – Our Future

Mr Plant Hire have remained resilient to recent economic downturns through efficient checking and purchasing procedures which have allowed them to keep hire rates competitive.

As far as Brexit is concerned, Mr Plant Hire Director, Tony Crawford, commented:  “I don’t think we have seen any impact yet but fully expect 2018/19 to be tough years as Brexit bites and my customers all seem to share this expectation.”

Mr Plant Hire plans to finish building the new 1.1 acre site by the end of 2017 and further expansion in on the horizon as the firm plans to increase its geographical reach.

Contact Mr Plant Hire

To find out more about how Mr Plant Hire can improve your plant hire buying, call 0844-55 55 551 or visit

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