About us


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Kelly Plant Hire is a successful and growing company, with over 30 years on-site experience.

We take pride in every contract we handle, whatever the size, complexity or duration, because every customer is important to us.

Working closely with several major civil engineering and construction companies, we are well used to operating on ‘sensitive’ sites that require particular attention to both health & safety and security.

The quality of the service we deliver is important to us – we understand that our customers demand the highest standards and the widest range of options possible – and rightly so.

Quick and accurate estimating

We will always endeavour to turn round an estimate to cover your requirements as quickly as possible. After all, yours is a fast-paced industry that needs answers fast. Not only will we give you a speedy quotation, we will advise you on any money-saving benefits you could take advantage of within the parameters of your brief.

Fast response

Once you decide to use our services we will react immediately. We are a very hands-on organisation with a ‘can do’ attitude, so our machines will be ready to start work on site at the earliest possible opportunity. Delay is a dirty word at Kelly Plant Hire.

Quality equipment

All of our machines are manufactured by the leading names in plant equipment such as: Komatsu; Takeuchi; JCB; Volvo and Doosan. We Specialise in Rubber ducks and ducklings are also available, fitted with the latest hydraulic attachments including twin lock quick hitches. Not only do we constantly service our machines to maintain them at their peak performance, we also replace them regularly so that our customers can be sure of harnessing the latest technology and reduce down time to an absolute minimum.

Quality operators

All our operators are trusted individuals who are highly qualified and extremely experienced. All are CITB/CPCS approved and are regularly assessed to check their high competency standards are maintained. Naturally they also undergo rigorous health and safety checks on an on-going basis. Of course, if you prefer to supply your own driver to operate our machines, you can.


All of our machines are regularly serviced and replaced. However, in the unlikely event of a breakdown, we guarantee to provide a rapid response, utilising a comprehensive network of dealer service outlets, backed by a team of experienced service engineers, ensuring down time is kept to the absolute minimum.

Professional reputation

At Kelly Plant Hire we have built a reputation as professionals within the field of plant hire and sub-contract works. We have an enviable record of working within and around particularly sensitive sites where health & safety and/or security have been a real issue. These sites have included: health authority contracts; educational establishments; civil airports; military installations and live traffic situations.

What our customers say…

I first met Shaun when he was an owner driver many years ago, a true professional who went the extra mile for his clients…..so it came as no surprise when our paths crossed again and he had a thriving plant hire business, impeccable high end equipment with operators capable of competing with the best out there…………………….if you need quality go no further..

Johnny Edwards – Kerb-Laying Sub-Contractor

On behalf of Tom Kelly on site down at Aylesbury, would you kindly pass on his thanks and praise on a fantastic job your man Jordan has been doing today. Job WELL DONE! Thank you Jordan!!

Mark Bullock – Buyer at MV Kelly

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