Why Angus Lift Trucks?
Angus Lift Trucks has a wide range of forklift, materials handling, floor care, and access equipment for short and long-term hire in the UK.
Our UK forklift rental rates include all service and repairs (excluding damage and replacement items such as tyres or forks).
Long-term hire of new and refurbished equipment is available from 6 months to 7 years anywhere in the UK. Short and Long term forklift hire, for all equipment types, can be arranged on a national basis.
Our Forklift Rental Range
We have a diverse range of forklifts for hire in the UK including LPG, diesel, and electric counterbalance forklift trucks, pallet trucks, stacker trucks and reach trucks, to name just a few.
Powered Stacker Trucks
Powered Pallet Trucks
Rough Terrain Forklifts
Multi Directional Forklifts
Iron Phosphate Forklifts
Short Term Forklift Hire in the UK
For those seeking a forklift for the odd one-off job, Angus Lift Trucks offers short-term forklift hire in the UK. We offer 24h forklift rental but also hire our forklift trucks in the UK by the week, month, and even year, depending on the length of your project. Our machines range in weight from 500kg to over 10,000kg, but the best news of all is that we will deliver the machine to you.
Angus Lift Trucks are all compliant with health and safety measures and can come with or without a driver. This short-term forklift hire within the UK is ideal for those single jobs or for seasonal use. For longer-term use, consider our contract hires.
Long Term Forklift Rental in the UK
For those with long-term forklift hire UK needs, we offer highly competitive prices for our contract hires. If you need to hire a forklift in the UK for longer than six months to up to seven years, we at Angus Lift Trucks are here to help.
In addition to offering a wide variety of forklifts for hire in UK, we offer a lot of perks with our longer-term agreements. We’ll survey your site for free to assess the kind of forklift you need to hire, deliver your forklift for free, and perform routine service and maintenance, all for free! We’ll also offer health & safety inspections and driver training for any long-term forklift on rent within the Midlands and various areas of the UK.
Forklift rental within the UK can get expensive, especially in the long term. For this reason, we want to make our service as streamlined and painless as possible. Please call our customer help centers across the UK to discuss your forklift hire needs and work out a scheme that gets you the best possible deal.
Our Forklift Hire Prices in the UK
We have an extensive stock profile of forklifts for hire in UK, and whether you need a team of forklifts or a single electric pallet truck, we have the forklift for you at Angus Lift Trucks. That said, our forklift hire prices across the UK will vary from truck to truck and depends largely on the length of the agreement.
For long-term forklift rentals within UK (6 months plus), the weekly price drops off significantly. For example, a 2500kg gas-powered forklift can go for as low as £65.00 per week + VAT, depending on the extent of usage.
For short-term forklift rentals in the UK, we offer our forklifts for as low as £105/week + VAT. You won’t find a forklift rental service at this price for the quality of service we offer in all of the UK.
Electric Forklift Hire, UK
Our wide selection of electric forklifts, coupled with their environmental-friendliness, make these some of our most popular forklifts to hire out across the UK. That said, there are some drawbacks that come with the use of electric forklifts. For example, the electric forklift will never run as long as the gas-powered forklift.
If you have a lot of work to do with your electric forklift, you’ll need to take breaks to charge the truck. Remember that electric forklifts are not operable while they are being charged.
If you’re interested in Electric forklift hire in UK, we have many options to choose from. We offer 3 and 4-wheel counterbalance electric forklifts. With Angus Lift Trucks, you can hire electric forklifts within the UK for very reasonable prices. Contracts range from single-day rental to long-term contracts of up to seven years!
Gas Forklifts Hire UK
Hiring gas forklifts in the UK is a very popular option: gas forklifts are reasonably priced, economical to use, and high-powered. These forklifts are excellent hires for use in UK indoor and outdoor conditions, and most people consider them to be the best all-round performer.
At Angus Lift Trucks, our Gas forklifts for hire in UK are competitively priced and range in size from 1500kg to 8000kg.
Gas forklifts are generally extremely reliable, but if there are any breakdowns or maintenance required with your gas forklift, Angus Lift Trucks can help. Most costs associated with maintenance and service are included in your monthly payments. Our gas forklifts are available for hire from one day to seven years all across the UK.
Diesel Forklifts Hire UK
Diesel Forklifts for hire in UK are best suited for outdoor use. Because diesel fuel doesn’t burn as clean as gas, diesel fuel can be extremely dangerous to inhale in indoor environments like warehouses. If you have an outdoor project in the UK, you may want to consider renting a diesel forklift. Diesel forklifts’ operating costs are less than gas forklifts, and diesel forklifts are the most powerful of all forklifts.
Diesel forklifts run the longest without refueling of any of the forklifts we have available for hire in UK. In addition, diesel forklifts work excellently and at full power in inclement weather. Whether it’s a stormy day or a sunny, your project can still go on without a hitch with our diesel forklifts. If you want to hire diesel forklifts in the UK, look no further than Angus Lift Trucks. We have forklifts ranging from 1500kg to 7000kg for hire.
Areas We Serve
We at Angus Lift Trucks are proud to rent forklifts across the UK, in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, East Midlands, and West Midlands areas. In addition to forklift rental in UK, we offer forklift driver training, forklift service and maintenance, and forklift sales across the whole of the UK. In the main, we are able to serve all your forklift needs in these areas.
If your work is within these areas, we will deliver your forklift to you. Beyond forklifts, we also offer access platforms for hire, including the electric-powered scissor lift, as well as mast boom platforms for short and long-term hire all across the UK.
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Areas We Serve
Angus Lift Trucks has over 35 Years of experience in forklift sales, hire, service & training across Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and East Midlands.
Leicester, Blaby, Charnwood, Harborough, Hinckley, Market Bosworth, Melton Mowbray, Oadby & Wigston
Nottingham, Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Broxtowe, Gedling, Mansfield, Rushcliffe, Newark, to name just a few.
Warwick, Atherstone, Bedworth, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Nuneaton, Rugby, Shipston-on-Stour, Southam, Stratford-upon-Avon, etc.
Digbeth, Erdington, Edgbaston, Harborne, Moseley, Solihull, and many more.
Brackley, Corby, Daventry, Desborough, Higham Ferrers, Kettering, Northampton, Rushden, Towcester, Wellingborough, and many more.
Derby, Matlock, Ripley, Ashbourne, Ilkeston, Swadlincote, Burton-on-Trent, Buxton, Chesterfield, Draycott, to name just a few.
Let us now discuss some frequently asked questions we receive on forklifts hire in the UK
Cost to rent a forklift for a day
The average cost of forklift trucks for hire in the United Kingdom is around ￡102 per day, with discounts on longer rentals. However, Angus Lift Trucks offers deals that can go as low as ￡65 per week for long-term rentals.
Can you hire a forklift and driver?
Many companies offer a package deal with both driver forklift trucks for hire. However, Angus Lift is focused on providing forklift equipment. If you rent a forklift from Angus, you will have to hire a licensed driver separately.
Where can I rent a forklift near me?
Angus Lift trucks hires and service forklifts in the following areas:
- East Midlands
- West Midlands
We will deliver your rental forklift and service it as long as your project is within those areas. Whether you need all-electric, gasoline, or diesel-powered forklift trucks for rental, we can deliver your equipment to your workspace!
How do you transport a forklift you rent?
Transporting a forklift truck for a rental can be difficult if you don’t own a truck. Most companies don’t offer transportation. However, with an Angus rental, you have complete service included in the forklift rental service. With a long-term agreement, your delivery is free! We will deliver your hire forklift and pick it up once the job is done.
Is it better to hire or buy a forklift?
It costs from ￡65 to ￡105 per week to hire forklifts and at least ￡3,500 to buy. Unless you are planning on getting certified yourself and using the forklift regularly, it’s probably better to rent a forklift. You’ll pay for the rental of the forklift itself and a separate fee for the certified driver, but it will still save you money in the long run. If you are looking for a long terms project, then of course you will need to re-consider your hire vs. buy forklift predicament.
How much does it cost to hire a forklift in UK?
The average cost of forklift trucks for rental depends on your project. If you are looking for a longer project, we offer the competitive price of ￡65 per week with a six-month minimum. For a shorter project, a standard forklift rental price is around £105 per week at Angus Lift trucks, which is very competitive vs. many other lift companies in the UK.