Smiths News

Dust Control – The hazard you can’t see

The dust is one of the most overlooked dangers when undertaking a project in your home, office or construction site. Dust is almost always a nuisance, and it’s also a significant health hazard. The...

17. January 2024

Smiths Hire Kubota Fleet Expanding

  Smiths Hire, one of the North West’s largest independent equipment hire companies, has made a significant investment in Kubota excavators, adding 35 machines to its fleet of mini diggers...

22. March 2022

Hire Awards of Excellence Winners 2021

At Smiths Hire, we are forever striving to cater to the needs of our customers by providing them with the tool hire solutions they need, when they need them. Our staff are dedicated to providing...

Smiths Hire
27. May 2021

Smiths Hire’s New Castleford Depot Opening

Considering their passion for quality and efficiency. It’s unsurprising that the North West based hire firm have been experiencing growth over the past couple of years. Opening depots in Burnley,...

Castleford Depot
13. May 2021

50 Years of Smiths Hire

To make the most of this fantastic offer, simply sign up for a Smiths Hire Trade Card - you can do so, here. The HAE Hire Firm of the Year is turning 50 and has come a long way over the past five...

smiths hire 50 years
27. October 2020

Smiths Hire Invest in New Site Dumpers

The HAE Hire Company of the Year for two years running are not resting on their laurels and have invested in the best new equipment that meets not only the existing high standards the business has...

Site Dumpers
25. October 2020

Smiths Hire at the HAE Awards 2017

The event will be held at The Grosvenor House Hotel in London this Saturday, 22nd of April. As well as the two categories for which Smiths Hire have been proudly shortlisted, there are 12 other...

19. April 2017

Keeping it fresh! Clifton & Bolton get a makeover

For over 45 years Smiths Hire have been trading as one of the largest independent hire companies in the North West of England. Having been developed out of the Smiths family’s long established coal...

Smiths Clifton
27. January 2017

Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition Results

The results of the 2017 Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition have been released! The staff at our Head Office have been busy voting for their favourite designs which will be featured in our next run...

Design a Mug Winner
16. December 2016

DIY SOS Million Pound Build

The DIY SOS Team have long been supporting worthwhile causes and transforming the lives of people and communities all over the UK. This year, it was Blackpool’s turn for some TLC; The Blackpool...

17. November 2016

Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition

GET CREATIVE! CAN YOU CONNECT THE DOTS? The Brief: You MUST use the Smiths Hire iconic red dot within your design. Your design must be based around the theme of : CONSTRUCTION Think diggers,...

Smiths Hire Design a Mug Competition
04. November 2016

A Game Too Far…

For the second consecutive year, Smiths Hire were proud to sponsor the Warden Construction charity football tournament held at Play Football in Preston. Thanks to the efficient organisation on behalf...

Warden Charity Football Tournament
27. September 2016

Transformers at Smiths Hire…

OK, so we’re using this opportunity to be a tiny bit creative when it comes to the foundations of this story – vehicles (both large and small) with different personalities transforming their...

Smiths Hire vehicle livery
21. September 2016

Out-standing in the field!

Alongside Smiths’ Annual Golf Event we attended the Great Eccleston Show over the weekend of the 16-17th July. Situated at The Showground on the A586 in the picturesque village of Great Eccleston,...

Great Eccleston Show
19. July 2016

Nice weather for ducks!

Friday 14th July saw the annual Smiths Hire Golf Event take place around Herons Reach Golf Course at the Village Hotel, Blackpool. Of course, months of planning on the part of the Smiths...

19. July 2016

All hands to the pump!

It’s a busy few days up and coming for the Smiths Hire team, with employees and managers from across the company coming together to support two major events in our calendar. Up first is our annual...

Smiths Hire Golf Event
12. July 2016

Powered by talented people

Smiths Hire are pleased to announce the latest employees who have been recognised for their outstanding contribution to the business, often going above and beyond their expected job duties to ensure...

Smiths Hire Recognition Awards
10. June 2016

9 outta 10 ain’t bad!

Your feedback is important to us. With this in mind, Smiths Hire recently invested in a bit of survey marketing - to find out how you, our customers think we're doing. The survey covered general...

Customer Service Review
09. May 2016

We’ve gone mobile – the onsite site

Over the last year or so, we at Smiths Hire have put more than ever into improving our service. Introducing new commitments to our customers through our Service4 promise, investing in the latest and...

Smiths Hire - The On-site site
17. March 2016

Team work at its best

We love working with local schools in the Blackpool community, especially when they need a little extra help. Anchorsholme Primary Academy in Thornton were looking to improve their outdoor space,...

Anchorsholme Primary
14. March 2016

The Best of the Best

If there’s one thing the good folk here at Smiths Hire aren’t short of, it’s passion. Passion for excellent service and passion for the newest and best equipment… we’re a passionate...

23. February 2016

Smiths Hire FC Claims a Place in the Semis

The tournament – held in aid of Galloways Society for the Blind and sponsored by Smiths Hire, was a huge success. Twelve local businesses entering 7-man squads meant the turnout was excellent and...

06. October 2015

Smiths Hire Teams up with McDonalds Blackpool

The ‘Love Where You Live’ project aims to engage the public in changing behaviours and drives local action through fostering pride and understanding within the community. Alongside this, they are...

24. July 2015
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