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Arnold Plant Hire relaunch the JCB Teleskid for hire back into UK

Arnold Plant Hire have available for hire the JCB Teleskid Loader offering, in our opinion, better and safer features than your standard Skidsteer Loader. Side door entry – easy access & ability to reach the driver in an medical emergency situation Better all round visibility enhanced with a reverse camera […]

Charity walk completed for CREATING ADVENTURES

On a hot & humid Saturday in June 2023 a small group of walkers, including Arnold Plant Hire Ltd Directors, set off on a 20 mile walk through Cheshire, linking up at points with the Sandstone Trail. Money was raised & donated to CREATING ADVENTURES Free activities for adults with […]

Arnold Plant Hire upgrades to VOLVO FH Globetrotter 8 x 2 rigid

Stockport-based Arnold Plant Hire has replaced an older six-wheeler in its fleet with a new Volvo FH 420 Globetrotter 8×2 rigid, featuring an electro-hydraulic steered rear axle to maximise manoeuvrability when delivering to sites with limited access. The truck’s arrival completes a Volvo hat-trick for Arnold Plant Hire, with the […]

Golf for Charity – 10 Teams over 3 Days

JCB Golf & Country Club hosted a special day for Charity, 10 teams playing over 3 days raising over £5000 split between two Charities, ‘Access to Business’ Midlands and ‘St Luke’s Hospice’ Winsford, Cheshire. Following a very different golf day held by APC Forks and Arnold Plant Hire, we were […]

JCB 560-80WM full Waste Specification Telescopic Handlers ready for hire

JCB 560-80 Telescopic Waste Masters c/w Solid Waste spec tyres available on long or short term flexible contract hires with maintenance & breakdown cover. Various attachments available including GP buckets up to 4 cubic meter capacity, 2.5 cubic meter top grab buckets, forks, sweeper attachments & many more. Call the […]

JCB Electric Teletruks now available for hire

The JCB Electric Truck was officially launched this week at the IHMX Fork Truck Show NEC Birmingham. Arnold Plant Hire Ltd’s fork truck division ‘APC Forks’ has fleeted a number of these Electric JCB Teletruks which are available on short term flexible hire contracts with full service & breakdown cover. […]


JCB 19C-1E Electric Digger JCB ELECTRIC MINI EXCAVATOR FOR HIRE Arnold Plant Hire Ltd partnering with Fast Hire & Sales UK Ltd (A WESTGATE GROUP COMPANY) take delivery of its first JCB Electric Mini Excavator, which is now available on flexible hire contracts. Call the hire desk now and be […]

JCB 541-70 Agri Pro Telescopic Handler

Available for hire JCB 541-70 Agri Pro Telescopic Handler. Arnold Plant Hire Ltd add another Agricultural spec Telescopic handler to its comprehensive fleet of Agri machines. All machines are available on short term flexible contracts along with a choice of attachments. If you have seasonal requirement or just need to […]

Caterpillar TH414 Telescopic c/w Man Basket FOR SALE

FOR SALE We have CATERPILLAR TH414 Telescopic Handlers for sale c/w integrated man baskets, choice of 3 units. Year 2014 & 2016 units available, c/w fully integrated 2 person man basket, air conditioned with low hours. PRICE : £POA Please call Philip 07768 000602 for more details

JCB Poppy Appeal 2018

Lord Bamford has announced Arnold Plant Hire Ltd as the winners of the JCB Poppy Appeal auction. The auction was for a JCB 16C-1 Mini Excavator, with symbolic red poppy livery, with all funds raised donated to the Royal British Legion to support our Armed Forces Community. This unique ‘Lest […]

JCB 411 & 417 Loading Shovels available for winter hire

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd offer the popular compact JCB 411 & 417 Loading Shovels for winter hire to load Gritter Trucks for salt spreading or general snow clearing. Available Nationwide on short term flexible hire contracts complete with standard or high tip general purpose loading buckets. We also can supply […]

CATERPILLAR TH414 Telescopic Handler c/w Integrated Man Basket – FOR SALE

FOR SALE We have CATERPILLAR TH414 Telescopic Handlers for sale c/w integrated man baskets, choice of 3 units. Year 2014 & 2016 units available, c/w fully integrated 2 person man basket, air conditioned with low hours. PRICE : £POA Please call Philip 07768 000602 for more details       […]


We have a Manitou M50-4 Rough Terrain Fork Lift (RTFL) for sale, only 2168 hours, good working order. This rare opportunity to purchase a 5 ton rated capacity RTFL, all enquiries to Philip Oldham 07768 000602

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take on JCB 5CX Wastemaster

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take delivery of their first JCB 5CX Wastemaster. APH offer a full range of JCB Waste Spec machines, however this is the first time Arnold Plant Hire have opened the door to the JCB 5CX Wastemaster product. APH have been strengthening their fleet of Wastemaster Telehandlers, […]

NEW JCB 541-70 Wastemaster arrives on site in West Midlands

Arnold Plant hire Ltd have added more JCB 541-70’s Waste Masters to the hire fleet, APH specialise in supplying Waste spec machines to the Waste & Recycling Industry on long or short term flexible hire contracts. We can adapt machines to suit your application with options on tyres and attachments.

JCB 531-70 Agri Pro Loadall joins short term hire fleet

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd has increased its Agricultural Spec short term hire fleet by adding NEW JCB 531-70 Agri-Pro Loadall. Specification includes: Agri-traction Michelin 460/70 R24 XMCL T4F Tyres; air suspension seat inc seat mounted servo joystick; 108KW (145HP) Tier 4 final engine featuring auto reverse fan; 40kph transmission; auto smooth ride; 10 […]

JCB S19 30E Access Platforms available for hire

Westgate Group now have available to hire the JCB S19 30E Access Platform. For more information & hire rates contact Group Company FAST HIRE & SALES LTD on 0161 494 1888.

New addition to the Waste hire fleet

A new JCB JS145 Material Handler c/w a high rise cab & Prodem sortation grab joins the waste fleet, delivered straight to site to fulfil a long term hire contract. Arnold Plant Hire offer a mixed fleet of JCB & Sennebogen Material Handlers, all available on short or long term […]

Parkway Plant Sales makes Charitable donation to RRT

Parkway Plant Sales Ltd, part of the Westgate Group, recently sold the 250th machine for 2017, donating all profits from the sale to Rapid Relief Team (RRT). RRT is a volunteer, not-for-profit organisation that serves local communities in times of need. Its purpose is to relieve poverty, suffering and misfortune […]

We are recruiting!!!

We are currently looking to recruit a Service Administrator & a Service Assistant Manager for our busy department based in Bredbury, Stockport. A background in our industry within plant hire or sales would be beneficial. We are operating 500 plus machines throughout the UK so the position can be challenging […]

Waste specification High Rise Cab Material Handlers for HIRE !!!

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd offer a range of Material Handlers for short or long term hire. All machines are to a full WASTE specification and have high rise cabs. Machines can be offered on wheels or steel tracks (some with rubber inserts) complete with rotation sorting grabs. We also offer a […]

JCB Loading Shovels available for hire

Arnold Plant hire Ltd offer a range of Loading Shovels for hire, short or long term, with full Waste specification including radar, reverse camera, green seat belt lights, blue strobe lights & air conditioning. We offer various attachments and tyre specification to suit most applications. We supply throughout the UK […]

Takeuchi TB2150 joins the hire fleet

Takeuchi’s latest model is launched, the TB2150 is the updated 15 ton Tracked Excavator, it is completely redesigned and delivers improved functionality, performance, comfort, and serviceability. The operator’s station features an automotive styled interior that is refined and operator friendly.  The cabin is spacious and features a deluxe high back […]

Loyal customer gets the JCB VIP treatment

JCB lay on the VIP treatment for an Arnold Plant Hire customer up dating their fleet of JCB 437 Loading Shovels. Director Stuart Hunter hands over JCB 437 in JCB’s Heavy Products Factory reception, Cheadle, Staffordshire. After a quick tour and lunch the customer is returned safely back to Manchester […]

Batten Disease family launch DIY SOS

In July 2016 a Poynton Family needed to build an extension to help their childern who are fighting a fatal illness. Both children have ‘Battens Disease’, a rare degenerative condition with no known cure. Their local community have been fundraising with a campaign called ‘Ollie’s Army’. The money raised will […]

JCB Mud Run 2016

On the 18th June 2016 team “Running for Arnold” completed the JCB Mud Run, this year our aim is to raise enough to sponsor a Guide Dog puppy and name it ARNOLD. A big thank to everyone who sponsored us and we are now well on the way to hitting […]

Fancy a change or a new career in Plant Hire??

  We are currently offering an opportunity to join our team on a busy hire desk at our Bredbury Head Office. We are considering applicants with either experience of our industry who can join the team with knowledge and skills and offer an immediate impact OR someone who wants to […]

APC Forks support Guide Dogs for the Blind

APC Forks, a division of Arnold Plant Hire Ltd, with the help of JCB, have launched two BLUE JCB TELETRUKS in the livery of ‘Guide Dogs for the Blind’. All hire profits will go to the charity over the next two years to hopefully raise £2500 to support a Dog […]

St Ann’s Hospice inspires new JCB design

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd has agreed a monthly donation to St Ann’s Hospice in Heald Green near Stockport, working with its partner Solutions SK to design a livery for a dedicated JCB which will promote this local charity. To celebrate this initiative, the Mayor and Mayoress of Stockport ‘cut the […]

More Sennebogen Material Handlers for Arnold Plant Hire

Arnold Plant Hire have ordered a further two Sennebogen Material Handlers for its short term/spot hire fleet, available with sortation grabs.

NEW fleet of JCB 411 Loading Shovels arrive at Arnold Plant Hire Ltd

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have recently replaced and up graded its fleet of JCB 411’s Loading Shovels to keep up to speed with all the latest site requirements relating to health and safety. The Loading Shovels are fitted with reverse radar, reverse camera and monitor, blue strobe lights and green […]

Arnold Plant Hire take delivery of its first JCB 560-80 Wastemaster

Arnold Plant Hire have enjoyed great success with its fleet of JCB 550-80 Loadall Wastemater Telehandlers and have now started to add the NEW JCB 560.80 which offers and extra ton of lifting capacity. The JCB 560-80 Wastemaster Telehandler can be hired on short term flexible hire contracts and is […]

Arnold Plant Hire add two additional Wastemasters to Hire Fleet

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have increased and updated its short term hire fleet, adding two new JCB 427 Wastemaster Loading Shovels. These machines are to a high specification and include full waste pack, autolube greasing system, weigh loader, reverse camera & radar, green seat belt light, fire suppression system and […]

High Rise Cab Material Handlers Available Short Term Hire

Now available on short term flexible hire contract Arnold Plant Hire Ltd introduce a JCB JS220 Waste Master High Rise Cab Material Handler c/w sorting grab. This particular machine is equipped with steel tracks offering flexibility for all types of applications.

ARNOLD PLANT/APC FORKS feature in latest ‘JCB TELETRUK ACTION’ newsletter

Teletruk Action page   JCB have picked up on our big story this year, we are 25 years old!!! As part of our celebrations we have ordered some plant and engineers vans in a silver livery. A silver JCB Teletruk is currently being displayed at shows and events during this year. […]

JCB JS160 Material Handler delivered and available for short term hire

Arnold Plant Hire invest into another JCB JS160 Material Handler c/w sorting grab to add to its hire fleet. These machines are available for short term spot hire as well as on long term contract packages with full service and breakdown cover. 

Fleet up date for Arnold Plant Hire, JCB JS220 arrives!!

Arnold Plant hire take delivery of a NEW JCB JS220 Excavator as part of a fleet up date.  

Arnold Plant Hire expand delivery fleet

Arnold Plant Hire continue their expansion investment by purchasing a new MAN 6 wheeler beavertail delivery vehicle with sleeper cab. As the hire fleet continues to grow this vehicle will give the hire desk more flexibiliy and aid responce time to delivery/collection of plant and equipment throughout the UK. The […]

Material Handlers join Arnold Plant hire fleet!!

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd move into the Material Handlers market offering high rise cab excavators ready for the waste industry. The machine featured here is a JCB JS145WM Rubber Tracked Handler c/w a 600 litre Pro-Dem rotating sorting grab. Machines are available Nationwide both on a short or long term […]

CAT TH414 Loadall c/w Man Basket FOR SALE

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd is selling a year 2011 CATERPILLAR TH414 Telescopic Handler c/w Integrated Man Basket & forks. The machine is in good working order with only 1600 working hours on the clock. For further information please contact Philip on 07768 000602 or by e-mail to  

JCB 550.80 Wastemaster ready to go!!!!

JCB 550.80 Wastemaster c/w 3 cubic meter GP bucket ready for dispatch to waste customer. These Waste machines with 5 ton lift capacity are available standard with solid tyres, reverse cameras, blue strobe lights, green seat belt lights and various attachments. Short term and long term flexible packages can be […]

JCB 550.80 Turf Master

Arnold Plant Hire recently completed a deal to increase its JCB 550.80 Wastemaster fleet by 10 units. Although most units are operating within waste and recycling applications, this versatile product from JCB is often placed within other applications. The JCB featured below is fitted with a fork widening attachment allowing […]

Agri Telehandlers now available to hire

Arnold Plant Hire now offer JCB 531.70 Agri Super Telehandlers for short term flexible hires Nationwide. Specification includes six speed 40kph box, 130hp engine, boom suspension, hydraulic pin locking quick hitch, hydraulic pickup rear tow hitch plus various attachments. Call the hire desk for more information 0161 406 8734

JCB TM320 Wastemaster Loads Shredded Wood

Arnold Plant Hire deliver JCB TM320 Wastermaster Loading Shovel to Biomass plant in Devon. The machine replaces our JCB 550.80 Loadall and will now give better maneuverability within a shed with restricted space due to shredded materials. We have also just supplied a ‘Cherry’ 2.6m3 Toe Tip Bucket to assist […]

Arnold Plant Hire invest in new generation of JCB Loading Shovels

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd takes delivery of a NEW JCB 417 Loading Shovel with the latest Tier 4 engine for cleaner emissions and better economy. The JCB 417 is available with a various attachments including standard GP, high tip, side tip, grapple, forks etc. With winter fighting back it will […]


APC Forks takes delivery of a PINK JCB TLT35D Teletruk, all hire profits go to Cancer Research. We also invite potential hirers to make their own contribution by topping up the hire rate for a given period of time. This is the second Charity JCB Teletruk to join the hire […]

Arnold Plant Hire gain ‘Safe Contractor’ status

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd has been awarded accreditation from ‘Safecontractor’ for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. ‘Safecontractor’ is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. The company’s application for ‘Safecontractor’ accreditation was driven by […]

JCB 457 Wastemaster Loading Shovel strengthens fleet

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd continue to grow its fleet of short term/spot hire Wastemaster machines. This JCB 457 Loading Shovel, full Wastemaster Spec, has just returned from a 6 month short term hire and is now available for hire anyway in the United Kingdom.

Arnold Plant Hire add Urban Articulated Truck to fleet

Arnold Plant Hire move up a gear and purchase their first MAN Tractor Unit which makes up the front end of its new Urban Articulated Vehicle to give greater flexibility within the fleet of trucks for delivery and collection throughout the United Kingdom. This vehicle we now allow the business […]

Arnold Plant Hire invest into 2014

  Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have just taken delivery of a new DAF 8 Wheel Beavertail delivery vehicle. The vehicle is fitted with the very latest safety barriers to protect the driver from potential fall risk, health and safety is a major consideration when replacing any asset within the business. […]

Arnold’s invest in 2 x Merlo 55.9 Wastemasters

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd run a number of JCB Wastemaster Loadalls and have recently purchased 2 Merlo 55.9 Wastemaster units to compliment the fleet and to offer the customer an alternative product. The Merlo 55.9’s are available with cab suspension and air suspension seats giving a smooth and comfortable ride […]

RWM 2013

RWM 2013, another successful show for Arnold Plant Hire Ltd APC Forks, a trading division of Arnold Plant Hire Ltd, completes three days stand duty indoors at the RWM 2013 Show Birmingham NEC. It was great to see so many people on the stand including existing customers, potential clients and […]

JCB 527-58 Compact Wastemaster Loadall arrives

JCB 527.58 Wastemaster for hire: Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take delivery of its first Compact Loadall, the JCB 527-58 Wastemaster with a payload of 2.7 tonnes to 5.8m height. The 2m height and compact footprint offer great versatility. The Wastemaster package offers protection in harsh envirnoments with added comfort for […]

JCB 456 Wastemaster Specification available for hire

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have added a further JCB 456 Wastemaster Specification to its hire fleet, which is available on long or short term hires, throughout the UK & Ireland. This is a full Wastemaster specification machine, including medium lift arms, high tip or standard GP bucket, auto lube, air […]

NSPCC JCB Teletruk joins APC Forks hire fleet

APC Forks, a trading division of Arnold Plant Hire Ltd, takes delivery of a new JCB Teletruk in the livery of NSPCC (JCB’s nominated charity). All weekly hire profits will be donated to the NSPCC throughout the life of the machine. If you are interested in hiring this machine please […]

JCB Celebrate 500,000 Backhoe Loader

Westgate Holdings Ltd & Arnold Plant Hire Ltd congratulate JCB on their production of the 500,000th Backhoe Loader. The first backhoe rolled off the production line in Rocester, Staffordshire in 1953. In the first full year of production in 1954 just 35 of the machines were built and it took […]

Arnold Plant Hire ready for JCB Workmax UTV

Arnold Plant Hire now offer for hire the ‘go-anywhere’ JCB Workmax 800D Utility Terrain Vehicle (UTV) also referred to as an All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) or formally the JCB Groundhog. The JCB Workmax fits nicely into the Groups portfolio of equipment and is available for hire on flexible hire terms, […]

APC Forks go on stand duty at RWM 2012

APC Forks (a division of Arnold Plant Hire Ltd) for the first time exhibited at the Resource & Waste Management (RWM) Show, NEC Birmingham. On the stand was a JCB TLT35D 4×4 Teletruk equipped with a hydraulic operated bale clamp. Our stand was well received with more than expected activity […]

Bomag BW100AC Compaction Roller (Rear Rubber Drum)

Arnold Plant Hire now offer specialist Bomag Roller Compaction Equipment for hire. A number of Bomag BW100AC Specialist Compaction Rollers have been added to the hire fleet for long or short term hire Nationwide. The roller features rubber tyres for the rear drum for specialist tarmac finishes.  These rollers have […]

Merlo Compact Telehandlers added to hire fleet Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have just taken delivery of 3 new Merlo 25.6 Compact Telescopic Handlers to add to its established loadall fleet ranging from these 6 meter compact machines up to 17 meter heavy lift. The Merlo 25.6 is just 1.80 meters wide and just under 2 meters […]

Vintage JCB 801 returns home

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have recently agreed to loan their vintage JCB 801 Mini Excavator to the JCB Compact Products Divison Mini Excavator Factory in Cheadle,Staffordshire. The JCB 801 is dated 1989 and is serial number 001 with a mere 7 hours on the clock. The machine will be on […]

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd downsize!!

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd have recently added larger JCB 426, 436 & 456 Loading Shovels to its hire fleet in recent months, however in a attempt to offer a full range of Loading Shovels a JCB 406 Compact Loading Shovel has been acquired complete with hydraulic quick hitch, general purpose […]

Arnold Plant Hire buy more Caterpillars

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take delivery of a new CAT 256 Skidsteer Loader complete with solid tyres and top grab bucket for a waste application in London. Arnold Plant Hire Ltd run a number of skidsteers and specification can be adapted to suit most applications. All Arnold Plant Hire Ltd […]

Rotating sorting Grabs added to hire fleet

  Arnold Plant Hire Ltd add hydraulic rotating sorting grabs to the hire fleet. They are suitable for use on the 7.5 ton range of tracked and wheeled excavators and can be hired on a daily or weekly basis. For technical support or advice on this product please contact our […]

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd piped in!

On Wednesday 26 October 2011, work began on the new Irish World Heritage Center, Cheetham Hill, Manchester. Arnold Plant Hire Ltd were the first to move machinery on site and were piped in by Irish Piper, Sarah Judge, pictured above.

APC Forks add new attachments to its hire fleet

APC Forks (a division of Arnold Plant Hire Ltd) have added new grapple bucket attachments to growing fleet of JCB Teletruks. Other attachments available include : bale clamps, side shift forks, GP buckets to various depths and widths to suit application, hydraulic snow ploughs, bagging buckets, barrel clamps, rotators.

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd joins Westgate Holdings Ltd in a Rebrand

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd joins Westgate Holdings Ltd in a rebrand to bring a united look across the 10 businesses in the Group. The design has been implemented across vehicle liveries, signage, business stationery and literature. Although we have been a Group of companies offering a one stop hire & […]

Arnold Plant Hire LTD order a CASE 621 Loading Shovel for Johnson Tiles in Staffordshire

A modified Case loading shovel has replaced a telehandler in a vital production capacity at a tile-manufacturing facility near Stoke in the UK. The Case 621 EXR machine has been introduced by Johnson Tiles of Tunstall to work at the sharp end of its production process. The machine is being […]

New JCB 416 Loading Shovel joins Arnold Plant Fleet

Another Loading Shovel joins the general hire fleet, this time a new JCB 416 c/w 2.0 cubic meter high tip bucket and foamed filled tyres. This machine is available for short or long term contract hire packages

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd purchase CAT TH414 14 metre Telescopic Handler

Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take delivery of a new CAT TH414 14 meter telescopic handler, Man Basket compliant and therefore can take a two man basket legally over 6 meters.   Arnold Plant Hire Ltd take delivery of a new CAT TH414 14 meter telescopic handler, Man Basket compliant and […]

Group Company Fast Hire UK Ltd purchase a fleet of JCB Plate Compactors

Stockport-based Fast Hire UK is part of the Westgate Holdings group of companies, which owns several other plant and equipment hire interests in the north of England, including Arnold Plant Hire, operated plant specialist H & C Plant Hire, and lifting equipment supplier Ash Hire & Sales. Looking to add […]

Arnold Plant Hire LTD order Volvo Loading Shovels

Looking to replace a pair of competitive models for an on-going long term contract hire, the company chose Volvo models. “We’ve had experience with excavators from the Volvo range that gave us good reliability and availability but this is the first time we’ve switched to their loading shovels,” explained Arnold […]

541-70 wastemaster Tele-handler

We have a 541-70 wastemaster working with SG Revolution tyres in an environment of various waste products which are then blended into a mixture for the cement industry. The Tele-handler has a 1.7m cube bucket on to load the hopper which mixes the products then the end product fills into […]

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