The UK’s largest specialist excavator hire company, H.E. SERVICES boasts a fleet exceeding 3500 items of plant, which are offered for hire nationwide via 10 strategically located depots. Purchasing only the most advanced and productive machines available from manufacturers such as JCB, Komatsu, Hydrema, Bomag, Manitou, Mecalac and coupling this with the very best of service from a dedicated workforce. H.E. SERVICES is recognised as the undisputed market leader in Excavator Hire.

Due to a wide and diversified fleet portfolio, H.E. SERVICES are able to provide every type of plant from Mini Digger Hire to Heavy Plant Hire, along with Dumper Hire, Roller Hire and Telehandler Hire with a complimentary range of accessories and attachments.

The company has a policy of machine replacement between two and three years, ensuring Britain’s most up to date fleet is constantly improved. With an in-house fleet of delivery vehicles, nothing is left to chance, ensuring a prompt service at all times. No reliance on third parties means total control over Customer Service.

Britain’s largest excavator fleet and experienced Management


All machines are within 3 years of age.

Latest Models & Technology.

58 point pre-hire Inspection Checks.

Fewer breakdowns.

Time saved with our Quick Hitch Bucket System.

Rapid response.

24-hour service (for Account Customers Only).

Back up from the most experienced Plant Hire company in the business.

Every machine will arrive on your site with full documentation and includes Maintenance, Service & Test certificates.

CPCS qualified Operators available for all machines can even provide operators to drive your own plant. 

We supply any machine, anywhere, anytime!


H.E. SERVICES can offer for a small additional charge, machine security systems, which are monitored 24 hours a day, and include satellite tracking and a 3 point key pad immobiliser which will usually reduce your hired in plant insurance.

If you would like to add this to your hire, please request this when booking your plant with us.

Every machine will arrive on your site with full certification of Testing, Maintenance and Service. We can also provide fully road legal machinery including Trailers and Dumpers.

Time Saving Quick-Hitch Bucket Changes. We also fit Bucket Ram Guards on every Excavator.

A dedicated Masterhitch Quickhitch is fitted to every H.E. SERVICES excavator between 2 and 40 tons, so the more you change buckets, the more time you save. On average, this can save an hour per day, or up to 12.5% of the hire rate. That can be worth up to £8 per hour!