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Reducing fuel costs

This is a priority when we purchase new machinery. We are really happy with the fuel savings of our new 155 tonne Mercedes-Benz Arocs 8 x 4 Tractor unit. It’s widely acclaimed Turbo Retarder Clutch is the secret.

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New and Used Plant machinery

Machines arrive every day and they get snapped up fast, so let us know which machine you would like and we can contact you first when the next one arrives.

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Plant Hire Preston

Ruttle Plant Hire Preston is a specialist provider in this industry with over 50 years of experience and knowledge. You can rely on us to provide exactly the right piece of machinery for every job across the construction industry – and at the best prices. Whether you decide to hire each machine or buy it outright is for you to choose.

We have a vast range of plant hire machinery available for hire, at all of our Ruttle Depots located across North West England and in the Midlands. Our aim at the Preston depot, is to ensure that all our local customers can access reliable equipment to enable them to fulfil any construction project within timescales.

Specialist Services in Preston:

Ruttle holds CECA and BALI Membership; which enables our Preston Depot to transport any Plant item you need, direct to any site location in the Midlands or North West England where you need to use it. This is a vital provision for Landscaping contracts and Civil Engineering projects and we can provide you with:

  • Plant & Equipment Hire for haulage and tippers, operated and non-operated for short-term and long-term contracts
  • Sales and Rent-to-Buy schemes exist for all our equipment and heavy Plant
  • Expert services such as: Bulk earthworks, Soil stabilisation, Phyto-Remediation, and Bio-Remediation
  • Maintenance and Repairs of all heavy plant machinery owned by you, can be carried out on-site here in our high tech Preston Depot

Off-site repairs and maintenance using our specialist engineers can be undertaken wherever the machine breaks down. Removing all machine moving issues.

Head Office provide additional Services

Ruttle HQ is based in Chorley and can provide you with many additional services; with other specialisms being available from our Manchester and Birmingham depots. This includes a selection of 8 Wheel Tippers.

We have a state-of-the-art Materials Transfer Station at Chorley that can provide specialist Waste Product Recycling, including: Screening and Crushing, Provision of crushed Concrete, Hardcore and Topsoil using a dedicated Inert Tipping facility for the whole of NW England and the Midlands.

Plant Sales Preston

Whether you choose to buy a new machine, or a used one; we have different choices available for purchasing them. This is managed by the Ruttle International Equipment Sales Division, and includes an innovative new ‘Rent to Buy’ arrangement that enables you to align the payments to your expected cash-flow

Worldwide Shipping & Transportation

We also have a dedicated logistics team here at Preston, who can assist you to transport any heavy machinery to any location in the world. Locating a hard to find piece of machinery is easy using our expert Search Facility, enabling you to take on specialist contracts in other locations. Speak to us here at Preston for further details.

Worldwide Stock Depots

The Ruttle depots worldwide contain an enormous range of Plant machinery and equipment, both new and pre-owned in USA, Canada and the UK, that is ready to ship out to any worldwide location. We can fully refurbish any used Plant machinery in the Preston Depot, or can supply it in an ‘ex-site’ condition, as needed.

Modifications, Servicing and Repairs

Every Ruttle location has its own heavy plant workshop to carry out specific modifications, regular servicing and necessary repairs. This applies to our own machinery and to customer owned stock. This means that every Plant machine – hired or purchased - will be ready to get on with the job as soon as it arrives on-site.