Boels Rental has expanded its UK operation with the recent acquisition of Already Hire, which has five depots serving Greater London. This follows its purchase of Supply UK Hire Shops last year and takes its network to 29 depots throughout the country. Already

Director and owner, Jim McKeogh, will stay on

More support vehicles for Dromad

Dromad Hire of Dundalk has added two more service customised vans to its fleet, bringing its total to five, providing service support as well as a 24-hour emergency callout service. Sales Manager Pierce Martin said, “The additional vehicles will be

dedicated to routine servicing of our hired-out equipment on a weekly basis. These bespoke vans have been modified as mobile workshops, to ensure our engineers are equipped with the best tools for the job.” He is pictured, right, with Mark Lynn from Lynn Motors, the local dealership which supplied the vans.

to develop the London region for Boels, while fellow owners Trevor Goodwin and Charles Patience will be retiring. The existing management team and personnel will continue to run the business. “Our prime objective will be to retain the culture and strengths of this

well-established business and build further on this through increased investment and a further widening of its offering,” Boels Rental UK MD, Chris Haycocks, told EHN. “With five depots across London, we now have a good footprint from

which to deliver a comprehensive service in the area. This expansion coincides with a major re-branding programme into the Boels livery across the UK, and marks an important step in our exciting growth plans.” An enlarged Boels depot in Liverpool (pictured left) officially opens in May, and three other flagship relocations are under way.

GAP launches e-commerce

GAP has launched an online store to enable customers to buy fencing, crowd control barriers and ancillary items such as fence blocks and clips from any one of the hirer’s 14 Non-Mechanical depots for delivery throughout the UK. Joint MD Iain Anderson said, “GAP Sales Solutions allows customers

to take advantage of the fact we can source large quantities of non- mechanical plant items, and buy from us directly. We are excited that for the first time, the new sales website will allow the general public and those businesses that do not have an account with GAP, to deal with us.” He added that the site may offer products from the company’s other divisions, such as Lifting, in the future.

George Roberts NW maintains success

Scaffolding and safety equipment specialist, George Roberts NW Ltd, has been awarded its second consecutive Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Gold Award for outstanding excellence in occupational health and safety performance. This follows the business’ successful and on-going accreditation to the ISO 9001,

ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 quality and safety standards. To achieve this latest Award, the business had to provide evidence of good Health & Safety management systems by answering key performance questions, supported with a concise portfolio of relevant documentation.


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