Plant hire

We are experts in plant hire and sales, with over 7,000 assets, worth over £200m, constantly updated through our multi million pound 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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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 and...

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Roto & Heavy Lift Telehandlers

Hire one of our Rotating Telescopic Handlers for continuous 360 degree reach capabilities combined with impressive load heights. A true materials handling specialist, our Rotating Telehandler range offers precision control and efficient load...

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MEWPs Hire

Our range of Niftylift MEWPS include the all-electric HR12s, the all-electric 17s, the all-electric 21s and the hybrid 28s. Our new generation of environmentally conscious work platforms from Niftylift offers advanced power-source technology...

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Wheeled Dumper Hire

From 1 tonne skip loaders to 10 tonne dumpers, Ardent has a choice of four dumper sizes for hire, and configurations to suit any site. Choose swivel or straight bucket to create the most effective and efficient unit. 

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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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Backhoe Loaders

The JCB 3CX is the world's number one backhoe loader. In typical roading, loading, excavating and idle cycles, the 3CX JCB backhoe loader, equipped with a powerful Ecomax engine, delivers an average fuel saving of up to 16%, plus lower emissions...

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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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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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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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