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Introducing Didcot Plant – The Plant and Tool Hire Specialists

The Didcot Plant yard and entrance area

Didcot Plant are a family owned independent company who were originally formed in 1967.

We specialise in the Hire of Plant and Tools for the Trade and DIY from our depot situated at Didcot in Oxfordshire.

Our range of equipment for hire is extensive, starting with simple hand tools, running through the full range of electrical and petrol engine equipment and including diesel engine plant up to 8-tonne excavators, 6-tonne dumpers and forklift trucks.

At Didcot Plant we believe strongly in providing our clients with the very best service. This ethos runs through every department of the company, so from your initial contact (whether by telephone, email or in person) to the end of the hire you will enjoy our professionalism, efficiency and, not to forget, straight-forward dealing style.

Didcot Plant shop and reception

Our pricing structure is competitive, our delivery rates are nominal and we never try to take advantage with outrageous consumables charges. As an independent company we can react to your requirements and are not stuck with rigid corporate policies.

Please read on and allow us to introduce Didcot Plant in greater detail.

Quality of Service Sets Us Apart – Plant and Tool Hire at its Best

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For a long time we have focused on the quality of the service that we provide our customers – the quality of service that sets us apart from our competition.

This focus concentrates on various aspects of our service to ensure our customers enjoy real benefit from our efforts.

To experience our top-class plant and tool hire service and join the thousands of regular clients already enjoying the privilege just call at our Didcot yard, ring us on 01235 814000 or continue browsing our website. You won’t be disappointed.

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A History of Didcot Plant

The Didcot Plant buildings and yard

Originally formed in 1967, the modern era for Didcot Plant started in March 1992 when Fred Tarrant and his company, Axworthy, bought the firm.


Didcot Plant had been in the doldrums for a couple of years and Fred Tarrant embarked on a program of rejuvenation. The first thing he did was to reinstate the whole workforce back onto a full working week, because during the lean times they had all been restricted to a four-day working week.

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