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Smiths Hire Take Part in Gov’s Kick Start Initiative

In a bid to help combat increasing job losses and the economic uncertainty created by this year’s pandemic, the Government have introduced their ‘Kickstart’ initiative. The scheme offers funding to employers to enable them to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit.

02. December 2020

50 Years of Smiths Hire

This year, Smiths Hire celebrates its 50th anniversary. And, to mark this huge milestone, they’re offering 50% off all hire rates for all new and existing Trade Card holders.

smiths hire 50 years
27. October 2020

Smiths Hire Invest in New Site Dumpers

UK hire firm Smiths Hire have once again expanded their already impressive fleet this month as they announce a huge £160,000 investment in the latest, industry-leading Thwaites Site Dumpers.

Site Dumpers
25. October 2020

We’ve Gone National

North West based Hire Experts Smiths Hire have built a reputation as the best in the business over recent years. Winning HAE’s Hire Firm of the year award for two years running

29. September 2020

Smiths Hire Team up with Blackpool FC

Smiths Hire have partnered with Blackpool FC to assist in re-furbishing their existing training ground at Squires Gate ahead of the 20/21 football season.

17. August 2020

How to Get Your Garden Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us and one of the best ways to enjoy it is by getting in the garden.
Whatever type of landscape you have. Lawns, paved areas, flower beds or decking, the chances are, it’s been neglected over winter.

strimmer for summer ready garden
07. June 2020

Powered Access Guide

Powered Access is the safest and most efficient way of working at height. Whether a small domestic job like clearing your guttering. Or, large site work, where you’ll need to work at up to 41m in the air. Smiths Hire has the right equipment to help you get the job done.

Articulated Boom Hire
12. May 2020

What Are The Different Types Of Construction Safety Training?

Construction site operators know only too well that they have a legal obligation to protect the health and safety of their staff. But do you know what construction on-site training is available and what products can support health and safety on construction sites? When you consider that 60,000 people die on construction sites every year and that there are 475 work-related accidents every minute can you afford not to invest in construction safety training?

28. February 2020

Safely Working at Height Within Tight Spaces

Working at height is no laughing matter. It can be easy to find yourself in a false sense of security when working at height in tight spaces, however, serious injuries can still occur. One way in which you aid safety when working at height in tight spaces is making sure that you choose the right equipment.

1.8m x 0.8m x 10.7m Guardrail Height AGR Altrex Alloy Tower
28. January 2020

How can Smiths Hire Powered Access Help During the Holiday Season?

Smiths Hire has been a reliable supplier of internal and external powered access solutions for more than a decade. Not only do we provide the most trusted brand names in the industry, but our team of trained specialists will base their approaches around the needs of the customer in question.

Powered Access During Christmas
16. December 2019

How to Prepare Your Garden for Winter This Autumn

The cold and bleak days of winter are once again just around the corner. This is why preparing ahead for what the coming months have in store is always a great idea. Addressing the needs involving your garden is an issue not to be taken lightly, as planning ahead can save you a great deal… Read more »

01. November 2019

Importance of Health and Safety Equipment

The presence of health and safety equipment within the workplace should never be taken lightly. Not only is this critical in terms of overall productivity, but recent statistics highlight the dangers that exist.

12. September 2019

Smiths Hire’s Latest Industry Tools – Now Available to Hire!

Do you require the latest tools for hire at a highly competitive price? Have you been frustrated in the past when dealing with late deliveries or a simple lack of industry experience? These are only two of the reasons why customers from all walks of life are leveraging the services provided by Smiths Hire. Boasting… Read more »

26. July 2019

Keep Your Workplace Cool this Summer with Smiths Hire!

A clean and comfortable workplace is a productive workplace. This concept is even truer when the temperatures outside begin to rise. As summer is soon to be fully upon us, it is important that your employees are provided with a cool environment.

21. June 2019

Go Green Campaign

We are proud to announce that we have launched our new Go Green campaign, we are passionately committed to sustainability and protecting the environment – so we are now offering a number of products in eco-friendly variations as part of our commitment to reducing CO2 emissions.

Go Green Campaign Product Brochure Cover
31. May 2019

HAE Winners – Second year running.

Earlier this month we announced that Smiths Hire were nominated for the Plant, Tool & Equipment Hire Company for 2019, we were extremely proud, especially since we were winners for the same award last year. We are elated to announce that we won the HAE ‘Plant, Tool and Equipment Hire Company of the Year Award… Read more »

HAE Winners - Plant, Tool and Equipment Hire Company of the Year Award for 2019
24. April 2019

HAE Finalists – 3 Years in a row!

Every year the Hire Awards of Excellence are a great way of celebrating the UK’s Plant & Tool Hire Industries successes and achievements. This year, on the 13th of April the awards will take place in Grosvenor House Hotel down in London – hosted by the Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke.

HAE Finalists 2019
11. March 2019

Smiths Spring Gardening

With Spring just around the corner, Smiths Hire are gearing up for our Gardening & Spring Cleaning events. With the days getting longer, warmer days and garden life sprouting, now is the best time to start thinking about your Summer garden parties.

06. March 2019

Same Day Delivery from Smiths Hire

We here at Smiths Hire know how important getting the right tools for the job is, but also how quickly you can get the tools! That’s why we offer a Same Day delivery on all small tools, and Next Day Delivery on the bigger tools, Plant Machinery & Powered Access products!

01. February 2019

Non-Mechanical Brochure Launched

We have recently launched our new Non-Mechanical Brochure, featuring products from the Non-Mechanical section of our full Directory, with an online version available. If you’re in need of anything Non-Mechanical, we’ve got you covered!

21. December 2018

Meet The Dependables

The Dependables is a campaign we are running to demonstrate our commitment to excellent Customer Service. During the course of September we visited two of our Hire It Centres, firstly in Cleveleys and then later on we visited our Whitegate Drive depot.

04. December 2018
We're On It