Latest News

E-learning courses now available at Smiths Training!

We’re now offering over 100 e-learning courses here at Smiths Training for as little as £25.00 per person! Yes, you read that correctly… Our new online courses are not only more convenient, but also cost effective!

09. May 2023

Corporate Golf Day at The Mere Golf Resort

Our recent Corporate Golf Day was a very successful one and it reinforced our appreciation for our customers. By combining 18 holes of golf with a charity event and a sit-down lunch, we hosted what we consider a great day had by all in attendance.

18. April 2023

Top 4 gardening jobs to get done in March

It’s time to prepare your garden for the arrival of the warm weather, and we’ve got plenty of options in our garden tool hire selection to help here at Smiths Hire!

14. March 2023

Smiths Training goes to Belgium

Training Manager, Katie Patchett, recently took a business trip to Belgium as part of her role on the IPAF committee to visit the facilities at TVH and learn about their training practices and new facilities. Read all about the visit below:

31. January 2023

Smiths Hire Embark On Alien Odyssey

Yes, you read it here first – there are actually Aliens in Blackpool! Renowned designer, Jack Irving inspired giant alien sea Gods no less! Not only that but they are hiring their Powered Access from Smiths Hire! Read all about the new Odyssey immersive installation on Blackpool promenade here.

10. November 2022

Top 3 things to consider when hiring a mini digger

We’ve been providing unrivalled mini digger hire services to trade customers and individual homeowners for over 50 years. There’s no shortage of diggers to choose from – amongst our range you’ll find a variety of mini diggers from big brands, such as Kubota and Takeuchi.

Kubota U27-4
10. November 2022

Benefits of Site Lighting

As we already know, winter is definitely on the way – there’s a chill in the air and we’re getting less natural light with each passing day. So, with the clocks due to go back fairly soon, you’re probably starting to think of ways to help keep your site working at full capacity during the cold winter months.

9.0m Lighting Tower
25. October 2022

Rob literally went Above & Beyond

On Monday 3rd October, our very own Marketing Executive took to the skies and embarked on his long-anticipated skydive mission. Not only was he ticking something off his bucket list, but the act itself was for a good cause…

13. October 2022

Smiths Hire ‘Lighting’ The Way

We’re pleased to say that we are investing another £87.5k in additional smart lighting solutions for our fleet. We have the ideal solutions to keep your work site operational as the evenings get darker!

13. October 2022

Common Questions about Power Generators

We offer a variety of petrol, diesel and battery powered generators through our reliable power solutions. Our generators range from 1kVA – 100kVA outputs, so you can be sure we’ve got exactly the right type of generator to help you power all your on-site needs.

11. October 2022

The Benefits of Portable Heaters

If you’re looking for portable heating hire services this Autumn/Winter, you’re in the right place. Our vast range of products offer you suitable solutions for warming homes, site unit hire products, and outdoor commercial and industrial sites.

07. October 2022

Smiths Hire Revamped Vehicles Hit The Road!

Introducing a new, bold livery design to our vehicle fleet. The new chevron design is now being rolled out to our newest fleet acquisitions and has already hit the road. The new dynamic design, is testament to the company ethos for speed and efficiency.

26. September 2022

Smiths Hire Add To Their Snorkel Portfolio

New Snorkel scissor lifts added to the Smiths Hire Snorkel portfolio with an investment of £92k in 15 additional S3010E machines. These self-propelled scissor lifts are designed to be small but mighty and are ready to be dispatched to our 16 depot locations for hire.

22. September 2022

The best ways to stay safe while using scaffold towers

We’ve got decades of experience providing fast & affordable scaffolding hire services at Smiths Hire. We currently stock both AGR (Advanced Guard Rail) & 3T (Through The Trap) scaffolding kits to help with all your non-powered access needs.

Scaffold Tower Hire & Rental
21. September 2022

3 key DIY jobs to get done at the start of Autumn

Autumn is fast approaching, so it’s time to take advantage of our reliable tool hire service to help you complete any essential DIY tasks. Smiths Hire has tools and equipment available for most, if not all DIY tasks, we have listed our suggestions of some of the the key jobs you might need to undertake.

20. September 2022

What you need to know: Advanced Guard Rail vs 3T Scaffolding

Our scaffold towers are the perfect solution for all your non-powered access requirements. We provide a quick and reliable scaffolding hire service here at Smiths Hire, and all of our tower kits are convenient, secure and easy to transport.

3t tower - narrow 2
07. September 2022

How to get the very best out of your rotavator

Rotavators are by far the quickest and most efficient way to remove weeds and loosen soil in your garden. Perfect for preparing your garden for planting, our selection of rotavators are ideal for agriculture, landscaping and gardening work.

24. August 2022

How to get your garden party-ready this Summer

If you’re planning a summer get-together in your garden this year, our diverse tool hire service can help you prepare your space for visitors. Make the most of the Summer sun by entertaining in a space you can be proud of with the help of Smiths Hire!

24. August 2022
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