Plant Hire

John Stephens Ltd offers a service throughout the North West, but also operates further afield for main contracts.


Whether you need an excavator for a small or large residential project or commercial purposes, John Stephens Ltd can help you...

Dumpers, Trucks & Loaders

Whether you require a dump truck for a landscaping project or a loader for hire on a construction site, John Stephens can supply it for you...


Among our selection you will find telescopic handlers from manufacturers, such as JCB, known for offering outstanding fuel efficiency...

Muck Away

We specialise in muck away and the removal of unwanted bulk materials. Waste is a complex area, governed by a stringent legal framework and important duty of care obligations…

Over 40 years’ experience in plant and equipment hire

Our modern fleet of quality plant machinery and equipment includes excavators ranging from 1-40 tonnes, loadalls, dumpers and rollers. Our on-site low loader ensures prompt delivery of all machinery, should the service be required. Additionally, we offer bulk excavation alongside tipping facilities.


With the ability to deliver a range of multi-purpose and multi-functional machines, combined with extensive experience and expertise in the industry, we believe John Stephens Ltd should be your natural choice for your plant hire needs.

Small Or Large Contracts


With clients ranging from major residential construction companies to multi-nationals, at John Stephens Ltd, we ensure the same level of service offered to our larger clients, is also provided for the smaller building companies and contractors who we deal with on a regular basis.

Delivery Available


We have our own transport which enables us to deliver customers’ plant equipment within 2 hours of the order confirmation, depending on location. The majority of our customers tend to come from areas within Lancashire, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire and Derbyshire; however we are happy to deliver further afield if required.

Reliable Service


Our fleet is maintained by main dealers along with in-house back-up, offering an excellent level of reliability. In the unlikely event something does go wrong, we have a team that will respond rapidly to minimise inconvenience whilst our plant is on-site.

Enquire Now


All of our plant machinery hire prices are negotiable. For further information about any of the equipment listed and prices, call us first for your plant hire, bulk excavation and equipment needs on 01625 529 851 or 07860 246 752.

Services – Plant Hire

40T excavator piped for beaker

3T Dumper

19T rubber duck with hammer pipe work, 2 way flow and S.L.I.

5.5T/8T excavators with hammer pipe work

8T excavator with rubber tracks

JCB Loadall 530-70r

Hydrema Dump Truck

Takeuchi 1.6T excavator

24T long reach excavator

8 wheel tippers

30T excavators with hammer pipe work and 2 way flow

JCB Loadall 537-135

21T excavator with hammer pipe work and 2 way flow

JCB 3CX sitemaster

14T Excavator – Zero tail swing

14T Excavator – Zero tail swing – Rubber tracks

Our rates vary and are negotiable depending on the length of time, so call now for a quote on 01625 529 851 or 07860 246 752