Plant hire

We are experts in plant hire and sales, With over 5,000 machines, worth over £150m, constantly updated through our £100m investment programme, Ardent offers you the widest choice from one of the youngest fleets available in the industry today.


Mini Excavators

Ardent’s huge mini and midi excavator fleet offers affordable versatility across your site, operating in the tightest of spaces. Our range is one of the largest in the country, with 0.9t to 6t minis, plus 8t and 9t midis giving you the choice...

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Excavators Hire

Ardent have one of the UK’s largest and most comprehensive excavator fleets for hire, from 0.9t micro machines to heavy duty 47t excavators, from compact minis that can operate in the smallest of spaces to 15m long-reach machines offering...

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Excavator Attachments

Our huge range of attachments allow you to use your Ardent excavator for so much more, from breaking, cutting and ripping during demolition, to drilling and pile driving during construction. Add a dozer blade for versatility, a clamshell grab for...

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Telehandlers & Forklift Hire

Ardent’s telehandler fleet is the largest available in the UK today, giving you more choice of the very latest machines. Lifting from 4m to 20m, with a full incremental range in between, our telehandlers can cover the work of both forklift...

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Roto & Heavy Lift Telehandlers

Hire a Manitou MRT Rotating Telescopic Handlers for continuous 360 degree reach capabilities combined with impressive load heights. A true materials handling specialist, the Manitou Rotating Telehandler range offers precision control and...

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Telehandler Attachments

From extending the traditional forks, to replacing them altogether to create a sweeper, a loader or even a crane, Ardent’s range of accessories will help you make the most of your telehandler, while our optional diesel particulate filter will...

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Compaction / Rollers Hire

Ardent’s roller range makes smooth work of leveling and compacting, with a choice of machines from 800mm twin-drum units, right up to massive 20t 2130mm self propelled rollers that can tackle almost any surface, with optional pad foot drums...

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Wheeled and Tracked Dumper Hire

From 1 tonne skip loaders to 10 tonne dumpers, Ardent has a choice of nine dumper sizes for hire, and configurations to suit any site. Choose swivel or straight bucket, wheel or track drive, open or enclosed cab, to create the most effective and...

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Trailers Hire

While Ardent offers an unrivalled delivery service across the UK, we understand that there will be times when you need to move your equipment yourself. Our fully compliant 1.5t and 3.0t trailers come complete with standard power connections and...

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Ardent Extra

Even with a fleet as extensive and comprehensive as Ardent’s there will occasionally be a requirement for plant and equipment that we do not stock as standard. Thanks to our excellent relationships with major equipment suppliers, Ardent Extra...

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