Local Plant Hire in West Sussex
Welcome to Walton Plant Hire, your premier local digger and excavator hire company in Crawley and Horsham, West Sussex.
We’re a small local company delivering personal customer service and reliable plant rental. You can call us on 07516 596173 or fill in the quote form for a call-back.
And we’re extending our range, so if you don’t see what you need on our website, just contact us and we’ll source any kind of digger, excavator or other machinery for you.
Digger and driver hire
You can hire our diggers and excavators with an operator for an hourly rate or you can operate the machine yourself. Contact us for more information and for prices
Plant and machinery insurance
Unlike many other plant and machine hire companies, we're able to offer insurance for the equipment you hire from us. It’s quick, easy and will put your mind at rest, knowing you’re covered in the event of an unfortunate accident. Please contact us for details of the policy.
Stump Grinders for Hire
Stump grinders are one of our most popular hires. If you're looking for an economical and easy way to rid your land of unsightly tree stumps, our grinders will make short work of them.
If you'd rather not dig a large hole in your lawn to remove tree roots, the best option is to grind out the stump to ground level.
Diggers, Excavators and Plant Hire
Whether you’re a builder looking for an excavator to dig foundations for a house, or a home owner needing a digger for ditch clearance, we can help.
We are featuring some of the machines and attachments we have available for hire, but remember we can get you other plant and equipment – and we’re very friendly to approach!
Contract and Council Work
We can undertake council and contract work such as ditch clearance and ditch cleaning in the Horsham and Crawley areas.
Give us a call now to discuss your requirements - or if it's inconvenient or the middle of the night, fill in the form and we'll call you!
Stump Grinders for Hire Crawley and Horsham
Small stump grinder for easy access.
Perfect for stumps up to 20"
9hp Baretto Rotovator
This Baretto hydraulic rotovator with its 9hp Honda engine is ideal for cutting through sod and hard-packed soil. It's easy to operate with simple controls, making it suitable for homeowners to use on medium to heavy ground.
Bobcat E10Z Micro Excavator
Our little e10z Bobcat is a mini, tracked excavator that can be comfortably operated in those places where you simply can’t fit a larger machine.
This mini digger has variable tracks and zero tail swing, so it’s exceptionally stable with its retractable undercarriage.
Don’t be fooled by its size though. This machine has powerful hydraulics, yet it fits comfortably through a standard doorway with low headroom.
Our Bobcat is suitable for landscaping, construction or demolition tasks and has low noise and vibration levels, ensuring comfort for the excavator operator.
Width minimum 71cm
Overall length (travel position) 2.8m
Volvo EC140 Excavator
The Volvo EC140 is a 14-tonne digger for large excavation on any type of site. It has a relatively low sound level and the cab is lined with sound-absorbing materials. This machine has good all-round visibility and a wide cab door for easy access and has good fuel economy.
If you hire this excavator, you will be comfortable in all weathers as it’s fitted with heating and air conditioning and an ergonomic seat!
Cab height 2.77m
Overall width 2.6m
Overall length 7.63m
Hitachi 19u Digger
A short tail swing and adjustable tracks combine to make this compact digger ideal for working in confined spaces and very versatile. This Hitachi 19u digger is an efficient and productive small excavator.
Operating weight 1,760-1,880kg
Maximum dig depth 2,390mm
Net power 11.5kw
Hitachi 26u Digger
Our Hitachi 26u is a comfortable digger for the operator and delivers great performance.
It is suitable for operating in confined spaces and narrow access points.
This compact excavator is useful for foundations, landscaping jobs and utility projects, as well as indoor construction and demolition work.
Operating weight 2,570-2,720 kg
Max dig depth 2,730mm
Net power 15.6kw
Skip Loading Dumper Slanetrac HT1000
We have for hire this really useful Slanetrac HT1000 skip loader, ideal for use with our large or small excavators and will make your life so much easier.
This track dumper features braked drive motors and is hydraulically driven, with hi-tip capability, making tipping into skips an easy process.
When you hire this dumper, you’ll find it easily tips straight into a high-sided vehicle or skip. Indispensable for projects like patios, driveways, footings – anywhere you need to remove rubble or soil in an efficient manner.
The Slanetrac HT1000 has a tipping height of 1.3 metres, whilst offering great stability and minimum damage to the ground surface.
Digger and Excavator Attachments for Hire
Portable Wacker Plate
Make your compacting jobs so much easier with our portable wacker plate attachment.
The Prodem PRB 008 concrete breaker makes breaking concrete a breeze.
Hire a timber grabber to make picking up timber and clearing your site fast and easy.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are your plant hire prices?
Prices vary depending on the length of hire and what attachments you need for the job. You'll find our plant hire rates are very reasonable so please call us for a quote on 07516 596173
Can you help me decide which digger is suitable for my project?
We are experienced operators of these machines, so will be very pleased to help you choose the best excavators for your job. We want you to be happy with your hire and get your project completed quickly and efficiently.
Do you do contract work such as ditching?
Yes we will consider all manner of contract work, including ditch clearance for local councils. Our experienced operators are skilled at all types of excavation and clearance work. Find out more about what we do here.
Can you deliver excavators in the Horsham area?
Yes we can certainly deliver excavators to your site. We offer delivery from just £10.
Do you hire diggers and excavators outside Horsham and Crawley area?
Yes we can help if you want to hire plant outside of the Crawley and Horsham immediate area. Please call for a quote.
What if I can't find the machinery I want on your website?
We work with partners and usually able to source the plant you require in the Horsham district, so save yourself time and give us a call on 07516 596173 if you don't see what you need here.
West Sussex stump grinder hire is particularly popular at this time of year.
Do I need to insure the plant I hire from Walton Plant Hire?
We can arrange insurance for you when you hire the equipment, so no need to worry about getting it added to your policy. We like to make things simple!
Call Walton Plant Hire for all your digger, excavator and dumper requirements and for stump grinder hire West Sussex. We're here to help. 07516 596173
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