Mini Digger Hire – FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions 

The lifting capacities of mini excavators can vary, and for detailed information on the specifications of each model, it is recommended to explore the individual product pages on our website. By clicking on the specific mini digger of interest, you will find comprehensive details, including lifting capacities, hydraulic performance, and other relevant specifications. This will provide you with accurate and up-to-date information tailored to each mini excavator in our product lineup.

The cost for mini digger hire from H. E. Services can vary based on factors such as the type of excavator, rental duration, and specific requirements. For accurate and personalised pricing information, we recommend visiting our “Get a Quote” page on our website. There, you can provide details about your specific needs, and our team will offer you a customised quote based on your project requirements. This allows us to take into account the various factors that influence pricing, ensuring that you receive the most relevant and competitive quote for your excavator rental.

H. E. Services is proud to have 11 depots nationwide across the UK, offering a wide range of mini diggers for hire.

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East Midlands Plant Hire Depot

The H. E. Services (Plant Hire) East Midlands Depot spans Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, and Bedfordshire, with included towns and cities such as Leicester, Northampton, Milton Keynes, Luton, Watford, Aylesbury, and Coventry.

Cambridge Plant Hire Depot

Our Cambridge Depot of H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd extends its coverage across Norfolk, East Anglia, Essex, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, and Bedfordshire. This includes towns and cities such as Norwich, Peterborough, Lincoln, Cambridge, Bedford, Ipswich, Colchester, Chelmsford, Braintree, Stevenage, and Harlow.

Durham Plant Hire Depot

The Durham Depot of H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd encompasses a broad geographic area, covering Teesside, Wearside, North Yorkshire, Tyneside, County Durham, Lanarkshire, South Lanarkshire, Cleveland, Fife, and Lothian. This expansive coverage includes major cities and towns such as Newcastle, Sunderland, Middlesbrough, Stockton on Tees, Morpeth, Northumberland, Northallerton, Whitby, Scarborough, Thirsk, Durham, Carlisle, Glasgow, Edinburgh, and Alnwick.

Ashford Plant Hire Depot

Our Ashford Depot of H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd offers coverage in the regions of Kent and East Sussex. This includes various towns, such as Thanet Towns, Folkestone, Maidstone, Eastbourne, Hastings, and Tunbridge Wells, ensuring a comprehensive service within these areas.

Strood Plant Hire Depot

The Strood Depot by H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd extends its coverage to regions including Surrey, Sussex, West Sussex, and Kent. This broad coverage encompasses various towns, ensuring comprehensive service to areas such as London, Croydon, Basildon, Brentwood, Brighton, Bognor Regis, Southend, and Worthing. With a strategic presence in these locations, the Strood Depot efficiently caters to the diverse needs of its clientele across these regions.

Hungerford Plant Hire Depot

H. E. Services Hungerford Depot reaches a wide expanse through its Hungerford Counties coverage, encompassing regions such as Wiltshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset, Thames Valley, and Avon. The comprehensive service extends to various towns, including Swindon, Reading, Slough, Maidenhead, Southampton, Portsmouth, Oxford, Bristol, Salisbury, Ringwood, Poole, and Weymouth. This extensive coverage ensures that H. E. Services is well-positioned to meet the diverse demands of its clients across these counties and towns, providing efficient and reliable solutions in construction and plant hire.

Exeter Plant Hire Depot

The Exeter Depot of H. E. Services plays a pivotal role in servicing a vast area, extending its coverage to Cornwall, Somerset, and Devon. This strategic presence ensures a comprehensive reach to numerous towns, including Tavistock, Plymouth, Exeter, Tiverton, Torquay, Brixham, Barnstaple, South Molton, Dawlish, Kingsbridge, Saltash, Looe, Callington, Fowey, St Austell, Falmouth, Helston, Newquay, Launceston, Bude, Padstow, Exmouth, Sidmouth, Weymouth, Chard, Ilminster, Wellington, Taunton, Bideford, Paignton, and Dartmouth. The Exeter Depot serves as a vital hub, providing construction and plant hire solutions across a diverse range of towns within the South West region.

West Midlands Plant Hire Depot

The West Midlands Depot by H. E. Services establishes a significant presence across various counties, covering Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, and Worcestershire. This expansive coverage ensures a comprehensive reach to numerous towns, including Birmingham, Brum, Cannock, Coleshill, Tamworth, Lichfield, Burton, Stafford, Telford, Shrewsbury, Newtown, Newport Shropshire, Bridgnorth, Kidderminster, Worcester, Droitwich, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Redditch, Evesham, Hereford, Ross-on-Wye, Malvern, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Solihull, Warwick, Aston, Oswestry, and Ludlow. The West Midlands Depot serves as a crucial hub, delivering construction and plant hire solutions across a diverse range of towns within the Midlands region.

Cardiff Plant Hire Depot

The Cardiff Depot of H. E. Services is a key operational center, catering to a range of regions in Wales. The covered areas include Gwent, Powys, Glamorgan, Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Mountain Ash, Bridgend, and Monmouthshire. With a strategic presence in these regions, the Cardiff Depot plays a crucial role in providing efficient and reliable construction and plant hire solutions to meet the diverse needs of clients in South Wales.

Liverpool Plant Hire Depot

The Liverpool Depot is a pivotal hub for H. E. Services, covering a wide array of areas. This extensive coverage includes Plant Hire UK, Lomond, Appley Bridge, Knowsley, Merseyside, Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Chorley, Tarlton, Haydock, Warrington, North Wales, Widnes, Holywell, Anglesey, Loch, Carlisle, Wigan, Saint Helens, Snowdonia, Burnley, Holyhead, Heysham, Morecambe, Ruthin, Wrexham, Northwich, Stockport, Salford, Bury, Prestwich, Standish, Clayton le Woods, Crosby, Birkenhead, Southport, Burscough, Rainford, Kirkby, Colne, Elland, Huddersfield, Blackpool, Fleetwood, Poulton le Fylde, Windermere, Grassmere, Preston, Ormskirk, Newton le Willows, Atherton, Leigh, Golbourne, Wakefield, Barnsley, York, Bramhall, Hawarden, Leeds, Waterfoot, Bacup, Carlisle, UK Plant Hire, Materials Handling, Birkdale, Formby, Ainsdale, Wallasey, Greasby, Flint, Caernarfon, Ellesmere Port, Doncaster, Bootle, Rochdale, Bolton, Clitheroe, Lancaster, Wilmslow, and Sheffield. The Liverpool plant pire depot ensures an efficient and reliable provision of construction and plant hire solutions across a diverse range of locations.

Scunthorpe Plant Hire Depot

The Scunthorpe Depot of H. E. Services is strategically positioned to serve not only Scunthorpe but also its immediate surrounding areas. The coverage extends to nearby towns and locations, ensuring efficient and reliable construction and plant hire solutions. These closer areas include Brigg, Barton-upon-Humber, Kirton in Lindsey, Scawby, Messingham, Broughton, Epworth, and Crowle. The Scunthorpe Depot’s comprehensive reach in these proximate regions underscores its commitment to meeting the diverse needs of clients in the local communities. 

Rent a Mini Digger 

Renting a mini digger such as a 1.5 tonne excavator or 3 tonne excavator from our H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd depots has never been easier. Simply, contact us today and we will send a quote to you straight away.

Yes! At H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, you can complete a range of NPORS accredited training courses via our sister company. Contact the Diggerland Plant Training School today. 

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When hiring a mini digger from H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, you will require machine insurance. 

We are partnered with JCB and can assist you with insuring your machine hire via JCB Insurance.

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Hire a Mini Digger from H. E. Services

Unlock the potential of our mini diggers, designed for landscaping, trenching, and foundation digging. Experience powerful performance in compact packages, tailored to meet the demands of your projects.

Ready to transform your endeavour? Explore our range of mini diggers for hire across the UK. Discover how our machines can benefit your projects and take the first step toward efficiency. Call our National Hire Centre on 0208 804 2000, and book your mini digger from our depots in Ashford, Cambridge, Cardiff, Durham, East Midlands, Exeter, Hungerford, Liverpool, Strood, or West Midlands today.

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Tasks Mini Diggers Excel At:

  1. Excavation: Mini diggers excel at digging trenches, foundations, and holes with precision and efficiency. Their compact size allows them to manoeuvre easily in tight spaces, making them ideal for urban environments or confined job sites.

  2. Landscaping: Whether you’re grading land, digging ponds, or clearing brush, mini diggers offer exceptional versatility for landscaping projects. Their attachments, such as buckets, augers, and grapples, enable them to tackle a variety of tasks with ease.

  3. Material Handling: Mini diggers are equipped to handle a wide range of materials, including soil, gravel, rocks, and debris. With the right attachment, they can load, unload, and transport materials efficiently, saving time and labour on manual handling tasks.

  4. Demolition: Mini diggers equipped with hydraulic breakers or grapples can efficiently demolish structures, remove concrete, and clear debris, making them invaluable tools for demolition projects.

Why Hire a Mini Digger Instead of Buying?

  1. Cost-Effectiveness: Purchasing a mini digger requires a significant upfront investment, along with ongoing maintenance and storage costs. By opting to hire a mini digger, you can access the equipment you need without the hefty financial commitment.

  2. Flexibility: Hiring a mini digger provides you with the flexibility to choose the right equipment for each project without being tied down to a single machine. Whether you need a compact model for tight spaces or a larger excavator for more extensive tasks, you can easily find the right size and configuration for your needs.

  3. Maintenance and Support: When you hire a mini digger, you benefit from access to well-maintained equipment that is regularly serviced and inspected. Additionally, reputable rental companies such as H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd offer technical support and assistance to ensure that your project runs smoothly.

  4. No Storage Hassles: Mini diggers require ample space for storage when not in use. By renting a mini digger, you can eliminate the need for dedicated storage space and the associated costs.

Need Mini Digger Training?

We’ve got you covered. Our sister company, the Diggerland Plant Training School provide a wide range of NPORS accredited plant training courses. Whether you require a full course for complete beginner or just a test, our plant training school and accommodate. Get in touch today

Start Your Mini Digger Hire Today

Hiring a mini digger from H. E. Services offers numerous benefits, including cost-effectiveness, flexibility, and access to well-maintained equipment. By understanding the tasks mini diggers can perform, why hiring is preferable to buying, and what to consider when hiring, you can make informed decisions and ensure the success of your projects.

We hire Komatsu mini diggers, both 1.5 tonne and 3 tonne excavators to construction sites, developers, landscapers and more. Booking mini digger hire with H. E. Services (Plant Hire) Ltd, couldn’t be easier. 

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