More choice; with one of the largest and youngest fleets available, including over 7,000 assets worth over £200m and the UK’s biggest telehandler range.

More experience; with an industry leading team that gives you unrivalled industry understanding and expertise

More service; with guaranteed next day delivery, telematic tracking, expert account managers and the lowest query rate in the industry

More solutions; delivering smart, strategic hire plans that you won’t find anywhere else, designed to make a real difference to your budget, your deadlines and your environmental impact.

More investment; invested over quarter of a BILLION in 4 years to expand our depots and enhance our fleet to make it the most efficient and reliable plant and equipment available; from 0.9-35t excavators to 4-20m telehandlers, heavy lift telehandlers to 18-32m roto telehandlers, 80cm-19t rollers to 1-10t straight and swivel dumpers.

Ardent Hire Solutions – why settle for less?

250m invested in the last 4 years

£250m invested in the last 4 years

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7,000 assets worth

7,000 assets worth over £200m

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Ardent Multi award winning innovative

Multi award winning innovative company

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Make your hire carbon neutral

Make your hire carbon neutral

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Ardent Average fleet age under 2 years

Average fleet age under 2 years

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Ardent Depots

11 Depots strategically placed across the UK

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Ardent Insite

The Future of Plant Management

Everything you need to manage your hired in fleet

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Mini Excavators Hire

Mini Excavators

1.5T - 6T

Telehandler Hire


4M - 20M

Dumper Hire


1T - 9T

Excavators Hire


7T - 35T

Roto Telehandler Hire

Roto Telehandlers

21M - 32M

Rollers Telehandler Hire


Rammax - 19T

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Carbon Offsetting

Once you’ve reduced your carbon footprint, offsetting is the way to take full responsibility for your residual emissions. Find out how we can help you do this from your hired in machinery.

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