Hire Tips

3 ways to keep the traffic flowing

Road & traffic equipment available from Orange Hire

No-one likes a traffic jam! Here’s our best hire equipment for busy road & traffic crews that need to keep things flowing on site.

VMS or Variable Message Signs

A VMS trailer is a convenient way to keep drivers informed of changed traffic conditions. Easily portable, highly mobile and self-contained, they offer a ‘set and forget’ solution for traffic and road work crews to communicate to motorists.

Variable message signs are solar-powered with battery backup, meaning they can be set up virtually anywhere in full sun. Plus, because they have a built-in speed radar, they can be used to dynamically show motorists Read more

How to keep your worksite safe over Christmas

Is your worksite properly secured and ready for the holidays? Keep reading for five top tips on how to keep your worksite safe whilst you enjoy a hard-earned break!

Summer is here and many contractors are counting down the days to the Christmas and New Year break. 2020 in particular has been a tough year for many, so to ensure you can completely relax and enjoy a well-deserved break, it’s time to get your site security in order.

To avoid worrying about your site whilst you’re not around, there are a few proactive things you can do to get your security sorted.

Apart from reducing the chance of theft and Read more

How to choose the right mini excavator for your project

When you need to hire a mini excavator there are a few things to take into consideration. Choosing the right machine for the job means that you’ll be able to dig, scrape, crush or shift much more efficiently, saving you man-hours on site and avoiding budget blow out for your client.

Here are our top 3 things to consider when choosing the right mini excavator to hire.

Size matters

Knowing the size of the project is key – mini excavators come in many different shapes and sizes, and they are suitable for different types of jobs. Whether you’re working on a new residential build, digging a driveway or creating a Read more


What our happy customers say

We promise fast, safe, professional and friendly service – here’s what some of our customers have to say:

  • Peter
    Hazell Bros Group

    I’m very happy with the service from Orange Hire. The quality of the plant… I wouldn‘t change anything..

  • George
    Mack Civil

    You guys have done a great job and have come a long way in the past few years.

  • Stephen
    JNC Group

    The team is very super friendly, nothing is ever a problem and issues are dealt with in a timely manner.