Plant Equipment Hire

Today Skelton Plant Hire’s hire fleet consists of 850 items of high quality, market-leading equipment for the agricultural, construction and domestic markets in the south east of England. We believe in the simple ethos that top quality service together with reliable equipment are paramount to our high level of customer care and satisfaction, this is why our service and delivery vehicles are well equipped and carefully maintained, so we can offer the high standards our customers have come to expect from us.

Excavators

All our excavators from a micro (0.8 tonnes) to large (up to 20 tonnes) are fitted with quick hitches for safe and accurate bucket and attachment changes.  All our machines are fitted with state of the art GPS security devices.

MICRO
Kubota U10-3
Weight (Kg) 1120
Height (m) 1.42 (no RB)
Width (m) 0.75
Dig Depth (m) 1.80
Load over height (m) 2.21
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota KX016-4
Weight (Kg) 1540
Height (m) 2.35
Width (m) 1.24
Dig Depth (m) 2.25
Load over height (m) 2.29
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota U17-3a
Weight (Kg) 1650
Height (m) 2.34
Width (m) 1.24
Dig Depth (m) 2.31
Load over height (m) 2.44
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota KX61-3a
Weight (Kg) 2600
Height (m) 2.41
Width (m) 1.40
Dig Depth (m) 2.74
Load over height (m) 3.24
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota KX027-4
Weight (Kg) 2665
Height (m) 2.42
Width (m) 1.40
Dig Depth (m) 2.74
Load over height (m) 3.14
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota U27-4
Weight (Kg) 2590
Height (m) 2.43
Width (m) 1.50
Dig Depth (m) 2.82
Load over height (m)
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota U48-4
Weight (Kg) 4775
Height (m) 2.55
Width (m) 1.96
Dig Depth (m) 3.38
Load over height (m) 3.77
 Full Specification
MINI
JCB 48Z-1
Weight (Kg) 4792
Height (m) 2.551
Width (m) 1.95
Dig Depth (m) 3.532
Load over height (m) 4.001
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota U55-4 eco
Weight (Kg) 5400
Height (m) 2.55
Width (m) 1.96
Dig Depth (m) 3.63
Load over height (m) 4.005
 Full Specification
MINI
JCB 55Z-1
Weight (Kg) 5366
Height (m) 2.551
Width (m) 1.95
Dig Depth (m) 3.843
Load over height (m) 4.274
 Full Specification
MINI
Kubota KX057-4 eco
Weight (Kg) 5545
Height (m) 2.55
Width (m) 1.96
Dig Depth (m) 3.89
Load over height (m) 4.16
 Full Specification
MIDI
Caterpillar 308E2 CR SB
Weight (Kg) 8333
Height (m) 2.55
Width (m) 2.32
Dig Depth (m) 4.69
Load over height (m) 5.01
 Full Specification
MIDI
Kubota KX080-4 eco
Weight (Kg) 8270
Height (m) 2.54
Width (m) 2.20
Dig Depth (m) 4.60
Load over height (m) 5.25
 Full Specification
MIDI
Hyundai R80CR-9
Weight (Kg) 8250
Height (m) 2.64
Width (m) 2.30
Dig Depth (m) 4.15
Load over height (m) 4.73
 Full Specification
LARGE
Hitachi Zaxis 135-3 US
Weight (Kg) 13900
Height (m) 2.74
Width (m) 2.49
Dig Depth (m) 6.02
Load over height (m) 7.18
 Full Specification
LARGE
Hitachi Zaxis 135-5 US eco
Weight (Kg) 14000
Height (m) 2.79
Width (m) 2.49
Dig Depth (m) 5.98
Load over height (m) 7.22
 Full Specification

Dumpers

We offer a broad range of dumpers from the narrow 4 wheel drive Micro that is able to travel through a domestic doorway, to our largest 10 tonne model for fast and efficient transport of bulk material.

Options such as High Discharge and Swivel Skip give additional flexibility over the traditional Front Tip models.  All sizes can be supplied with road legal and compliant kits (lights, registration plate, road fund tax) and green seat belt warning light if required.

Micro Dumper 300
Weight (Kg) (unladen) 160
Capacity (Kg) 300
Width (m) 0.70
Height (m) 1.926
Length (m) 1.606
 Full Specification
Thwaites 1T Hi-Tip
Weight (Kg) 1295
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 2.86
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 1.773
Width (m) 1.115
 Full Specification
Thwaites 3T (Front Tip)
Weight (Kg) 2010
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.092
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 1.965
Width (m) 1.65
 Full Specification
Thwaites 3T (Powerswivel)
Weight (Kg) 2190
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.092
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 1.965
Width (m) 1.65
 Full Specification
Thwaites 6T (Front Tip)
Weight (Kg) 4100
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.39
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 2.23
Width (m) 2.354
 Full Specification
Thwaites 6T (Powerswivel)
Weight (Kg) 4275
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.36
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 2.19
Width (m) 2.135
 Full Specification
Thwaites 9T (Front Tip)
Weight (Kg) 4715
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.335
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 2.44
Width (m) 2.485
 Full Specification
Thwaites 10T (Front Tip)
Weight (Kg) 4780
Height w/ Roll Bar (m) 3.415
Height w/o Roll Bar (m) 2.54
Width (m) 2.485
 Full Specification

Telehandlers

We are one of the few companies that can offer the full range of JCB telehandlers from the new 515-40 (4m) to the 540-170 (17m) with equipment and attachment options and JCB Live-Link Telematics.  Air conditioning and joystick control are supplied as standard.  High horsepower engines and rear pick up hitches with hydraulic trailer breaking and lights are also available.

JCB 515-40
Weight (Kg) 3480
Height (m) 1.80
Width (m) 1.56
Length (m) 3.23
Lifting capacity (T) 1.5
 Full Specification
JCB 520-40
Weight (Kg) 4400
Height (m) 1.97
Width (m) 1.56
Length (m) 3.38
Lifting capacity (T) 2.0
 Full Specification
Manitou MT 625
Weight (Kg) 4710
Height (m) 1.92
Width (m) 1.82
Length (m) 3.89
Lifting capacity (T) 2.5
 Full Specification
JCB 531-70 T4i
Weight (Kg) 7060
Height (m) 2.49
Width (m) 2.23
Length (m) 4.99
Lifting capacity (T) 3.1
 Full Specification
Manitou MT 732
Weight (Kg) 7585
Height (m) 2.30
Width (m) 2.34
Length (m) 4.74
Lifting capacity (T) 3.2
JCB 535-95 T4i
Weight (Kg) 8160
Height (m) 2.49
Width (m) 2.29
Length (m) 4.99
Lifting capacity (T) 3.5
 Full Specification
JCB 535-125 HV T4i
Weight (Kg) 9720
Height (m) 2.59
Width (m) 2.35
Length (m) 5.80
Lifting capacity (T) 3.5
 Full Specification
JCB 535-140 T4i
Weight (Kg) 10880
Height (m) 2.59
Width (m) 2.35
Length (m) 6.23
Lifting capacity (T) 3.5
 Full Specification
JCB 540-170
Weight (Kg) 12060
Height (m) 2.69
Width (m) 2.44
Length (m) 6.36
Lifting capacity (T) 4.0
 Full Specification
JCB 550-80 T4i
Weight (Kg) 10150
Height (m) 2.59
Width (m) 2.42
Length (m) 5.27
Lifting capacity (T) 5.0
 Full Specification

Rollers

Our fleet includes small pedestrian models to heavy ride-on models.

Pedestrian (walk behind) rollers are available with road legal trailers and optional Hydraulic Hand Tools.

Larger models, up to 1350mm are fitted with Pressurised Water Systems for compaction of asphalt and Bomag state of the art ‘Economiser System’.

Bomag BMP 8500
Economiser
Weight (Kg) 1595
Height (m) 1.275
Width (m) 0.61
Length (m) 1.897
 Full Specification
Terex MBR71
Weight (Kg) 512
 Full Specification
Bomag 80 ADH-5
Economiser
Weight (Kg) 1550
Height (m) 2.304
Width (m) 0.856
Length (m) 2.194
 Full Specification
Bomag 120 ADH-4
Weight (Kg) 2600
Height (m) 2.475
Width (m) 1.276
Length (m) 2.475
 Full Specification
Bomag 120 ADH-5
Economiser
Weight (Kg) 2700
Height (m) 2.568
Width (m) 1.272
Length (m) 2.529
 Full Specification
Bomag 135 AD-5
Economiser
Weight (Kg) 3900
Height (m) 2.700
Width (m) 1.390
Length (m) 2.840
 Full Specification

Compressors

The Atlas Copco XAS-67 is a versatile two tool compressor delivering 60 litres per second of free air.  It is legally road towable by anyone holding a standard driving licence.  We can also supply models that are fully bunded and spillage free of any oil, water or fuel.  Award winning Hard Hat polyethylene canopy to resist damage.

Compressor XAS 67
Weight (Kg) 750
Height (m) 1.258
Width (m) 1.41
Length (m) 2.97

Attachments

Bale Spike
Fly Jib
Crane Hook 1T
Crane Hook 2.5T
Man Cages
Sweeper
Tipping Skip

Fuel Bowsers

All our fuel bowsers are in accordance with current UN regulations and pollution prevention guidelines and are 110% bunded.  Our fuel bowsers are fitted with either a high-flow hand pump or a 12v electric pump.  Tough construction and anti-vandal lockable cabinets ensure the contents are kept safe and secure.

460 Litre Fuel Cube
Weight (Kg) (full) 645
Weight (Kg) (empty) 232
Width (m) 0.90
Height (m) 1.01
Length (m) 0.90
500 Litre Fuel Cube
Weight (Kg) (full) 645
Weight (Kg) (empty) 232
Width (m) 0.971
Height (m) 1.3
Length (m) 0.721
1000 Litre Fuel Bowser
Weight (Kg) (full) 1465
Weight (Kg) (empty) 595
Width (m) 1.309
Height (m) 1.509
Length (m) 1.588
1500 Litre Fuel Bowser
Weight (Kg) (full) 2085
Weight (Kg) (empty) 699
Width (m) 1.309
Height (m) 1.509
Length (m) 2.078
2000 Litre Fuel Bowser
Weight (Kg) (full) 2620
Weight (Kg) (empty) 820
Width (m) 1.489
Height (m) 1.693
Length (m) 2.078
2500 Litre Fuel Bowser
Weight (Kg) (full) 3225
Weight (Kg) (empty) 1000
Width (m) 1.489
Height (m) 1.693
Length (m) 2.600

Small Tools

Atlas Copco Breaker Pack and Gun
 Full Specification
Belle Minimix 150 Mixer
 Full Specification
Bomag Vibratory Plate BP10/35
 Full Specification
Bomag Rammer BT 60/4
 Full Specification
Clipper Floor Saw CS451
Mechanical Kerb Lifter
Pneumatic Kerb Lifter
Stihl Saw TS 410
Wacker Neuson Compaction Plate WP1030

Miscellaneous

JCB Lighting Tower LT9
Weight w/o fuel (Kg) 911
Height in use (m) 9
Lamp Power (Lumens) 360,000
Fuel consumption to operate lights (l/h) 1.9
 Full Specification
John Deere Gator 855D
Weight incl fuel (Kg) 788
Width (m) 1.571
Length (m) 3.021
Height (m) 1.9
Payload Capacity (Kg) 635
Towing Capacity (Kg) (additional to Payload Capacity) 680
 Full Specification
Bobcat T590 HF
Weight w/o fuel (Kg) 3252
Height (m) 1.972
Width (m) 1.704
Lift Capacity (Kg) 992
Tipping Load (Kg) 2834
 Full Specification
Bailey Trailer Flat 10
Weight w/o fuel (Kg) 2850
Loading Height (m) 1.22
Body Width (m) 2.44
Body Length (m) 7.62
Pay Load (T) 10 tonnes
 Full Specification
Ifor Williams Trailer LM146G
Gross Weight (Kg) 3500
Unladen Weight (Kg) 735
Internal Width (m) 1.98
Internal Length (m) 4.23
Ifor Williams Trailer GH94BT
Gross Weight (Kg) 2700
Unladen Weight (Kg) 530
Internal Width (m) 1.31
Internal Length (m) 2.79
Boss 12 Man Eco Plus Cabin
Unit Length (m) 4.80
Unit Height (m) 2.37
Unit Width (m) 2.30
Towing Length (m) 5.88
Towing Height (m) 2.72
 Full Specification
Kubota F3890
Length w/o deck (m) 2.45
Width w/o deck (m) 1.37
Weight (kg) 815
Cutting Width (in) 72
Transmission 4WD
 Full Specification

Transport – Site Support and Haulage

We have various modes of transport for conveying our plant, equipment and personnel here at Skelton Plant Hire.  Within the fleet are LEZ compliant vehicles for inner London destinations.  SPH hold a National Operators Licence with three operating centres throughout Kent, together with relevant insurance to transport equipment belonging to third parties.

The prime movers in our fleet are our 32 tonne GVW trucks.  These are ridged trucks with custom built lightweight low profile Andover plant bodies and rear steer axels, a combination which enables our drivers to access roads and sites that would otherwise prove difficult for the traditional low loader; they make for extremely versatile and manoeuvrable vehicles.  They are also equipped with 10 tonne winches and on-board refuelling for plant and fast operating ramps, ensuring we provide a slick delivery and collection service.  These vehicles are capable of transporting a 15 tonne excavator complete with buckets, attachments and a fuel bowser, or indeed a mixture of smaller machinery for multi-drops to customer sites.  This truck and body combination provides the flexibility of carrying heavy loads or multiple lighter machines to keep transport costs to a minimum.  The trucks also feature rear air suspension, meaning that the body can be lowered to aid ease of loading and unloading plant and machinery and a hydraulic winch can also be attached for added safety.  A separate fuel tank for refuelling plant is fitted to enable on site fuelling and facilitate site to site movements without having to return to the depot.

Lighter loads are transported on a 26 tonne GVW truck with similar specifications to its’ larger brothers.  Smaller plant and short notice deliveries are accommodated with a 4x4 truck or van and trailer combination.  Remote locations or narrow roads are well suited to this method.

All of our drivers are suitably qualified and all hold the relevant CPC accreditations.  The company service engineers and plant operators are equipped with an appropriate vehicle to facilitate a reliable, punctual support service.  We pride ourselves on providing a reliable and consistent product and service, ‘delivered right first time, on time’.