Wondering how to can use our powerful carpet cleaners to bring a brand new lease of life to a tired carpet? Here’s our ‘How To’ guide to help you out!
Introducing a new, bold livery design to our vehicle fleet. The new chevron design is now being rolled out to our newest fleet aquisitions and has already hit the road. The new dynamic design, is testament to the company ethos for speed and efficiency.
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.
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.
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.
We were thrilled to be able to welcome our customers to our 2022 golf event, we hosted 62 players across 16 teams on the day. It was a great success and everyone had a fabulous day!
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.
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.
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!
Cherry picker hire can make a lot of projects easier – so if you’re planning any more work at height this summer, here’s how it could help you!
Working at height is still the number one single biggest source of fatal accidents in UK workplaces. Last year, 123 people died in work related incidents. 29 of those were due to falls from height.
Smiths Hire are delighted to announce a new hire to bolster the current sales team in Yorkshire reporting directly in to Sales Director Sean Mercer.
National Tool & Equipment Hire business, Smiths Hire, have continued to work alongside Blackpool FC for the 2022/23 season.
If you were to ask someone what they thought was one of the biggest threats to health & safety in commercial and industrial sectors, plenty of people would likely point to heavy machinery, industrial vehicles, or falls from Working at Height.
Building sites are common targets of thieves & vandals, so it’s vital to get some effective security measures in place to reduce the risk of break-ins. We have listed some key areas to look at when evaluating the security of your site below.
Smiths Training are pleased to introduce a new collaboration with Aresta Safety to provide branded Harness Kits for our customers. Available to purchase from our Training Team or our Preston depot.
Here at Smiths Hire we can definitely provide the tools to help you turn your ideas into reality. So if you’re not sure what you need for a particular job, you can count on us to be able to guide you in the right direction.
Being based in Blackpool, we’re right near some great historic features. We’re lucky enough to be the home of the Blackpool Tower, the Pleasure Beach, sandy beaches that go on for miles, and of course the Illuminations which brighten up the town’s seafront throughout the Autumn/Winter season each year.
With 12% of our workforce made up of women, which is considerably higher than in some industries. Women Power and equality is celebrated here at Smiths Hire.
With more than 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we do everything we can to make cherry picker hire as easy and straightforward for you as we can. Take a look at the questions from our customers about the cherry picker hire process.
Since the launch of our new Employee Reward scheme – Above & Beyond, we are proud to hear about the endeavours of our fellow colleagues both in and out of the workplace and in celebration of the achievements of the nominees we have decided to add a new facet to the award scheme…..
With over 50 years hire experience, we know what tools you need to get those Summer projects completed. View our range of selected outdoor & indoor products.
Smiths Hire supports Swallows Head & Neck Cancer Charity by opening up their depot doors as a clothing drop-off centre across the Fylde Coast. Participating depots are Clifton / Cleveleys / St Annes / Whitegate.
With 50 years of experience behind us here at Smiths Hire, we obviously like to save you as much hassle as we can, while helping you and your staff to get the job done safely.
Here at Smiths Hire, we’ve now got more than 50 years providing tool hire services and products to the industry and private homeowners alike, so you can trust us to have picked up a few tips and tricks along the way! Here are some of the jobs you could perhaps save yourself a bit of cash on.
Smiths Hire teamed up with Stihl for an informative ‘hands on’ product training day at our Head Office in Blackpool.
Power tools can be pretty dangerous. Let’s be honest, that’s not something you need in-depth training to know, whether you’re a keen DIY enthusiast or a professional tradesman.
We’re very selective about the mini diggers for hire that we offer here at Smiths Hire, as we’re committed to providing you with nothing less than the very best.
When done right, DIY can be a rewarding use of your time that brings a great sense of accomplishment, especially if you manage to save yourself a bit of money in the process.
In our guide to Site Accommodation Unit hire, we answer questions ranging from “what welfare facilities are required on a construction site?” to “what is a welfare van?” Smiths Hire is a leading hire company, specialising in Site Accommodation Units, Powered Access, Plant Equipment, Tools and more.
It’s no secret that when you’re faced with a job that requires working at height, choosing the right access equipment is arguably one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make. Your choice of access equipment will have a major impact on the duration of the job and the quality of the results.
It’s been all systems go at Smiths Hire lately with a multitude of sports related events and partnerships taking place for the national hire firm. Here’s a round-up of the highlights
Pruning has always been a vital part of garden maintenance, and for plenty of good reasons. It helps to keep your garden continually looking clean and tidy, and can encourage healthy new growth in your plants by getting rid of dead offshoots.
Smiths Hire has been a leading hire company for over 50 years. We can provide event and site facilities to suit your requirements as well as offering an extensive range of access, plant and tool hire equipment for hire.
Smiths Hire become the 1st hire company in the North West to add the new Husqvarna K1 Pace Battery Powered Cut Saw to their fleet.
With daylight hours extending and the temperatures slowly beginning to rise, thoughts turn to giving our gardens some TLC in spring in order to breathe new life into outside spaces, blossoming from bleak and wintry to blooming and lively.
Smiths Hire goes from strength to strength with Kubota – continuing to grow their Kubota fleet for the advantage of their customers.
Whether it’s the depot manager, hire desk controllers, drivers or the people behind the scenes in the workshops, our depot staff are a helpful bunch! Find out what some of them think about working at Smiths Hire.
Our Head Office Team is currently stronger than ever and we’re proud of the people we’ve got. Here’s a few words from some of our Head Office staff about their time working for Smiths Hire.
National Tool and Powered Access Hire firm Smiths Hire are launching a brand new Stihl e-commerce site.
Choosing the right access platforms is a crucial step in preparing for any project, whether DIY or commercial, view our frequently asked questions below to get more information about our Non-powered access solutions.
National Equipment, Tool and Powered Access hire specialists, Smiths Hire, have this month announced a new initiative, ‘Go Eco, Go Electric’.
Most of us are familiar with pressure washers and have used one at some point, but anyone unfamiliar is clearly missing out on one of the most useful cleaning tools in history.
Smiths Hire have a dedicated in-house Training department, meaning you can book a range of industry leading training courses for you and your workplace at cost effective prices. From IPAF (cherry picker training) & PASMA, to First Aid & Abrasive Wheels to name a few. All hosted at our regional training centres in Blackpool, Preston,… Read more »
Take a look at our Powered Access Guide below for help and advice over which type of Working At Height equipment would be the best for your project.
If you are thinking of using a MEWP for your next project, please consider the following questions below….
There’s nothing better than the gift of giving and seeing smiles on faces, so at the end of 2021 finished the year off with a Charitable Donation in aid of a great cause…
Throughout the year our powered access equipment and vast range of tools can be used to help you with a wide variety of projects. But which seasons are best suited to each project? We’ve put together this useful guide to explore some of the possible uses of our equipment throughout each season here.
Smiths Hire have once again upscaled their range with the addition of 20 x Snorkel S3010P push-around scissor lifts. The investment was made in a bid to further improve their range of working at height equipment, cementing their place as the best supplier Working at Height kit in the UK.
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