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Hire Station is the largest national provider of tools & equipment:

Hire Station is part of Vp plc, who are a long established group which has evolved over a 60 year trading history.

The group comprises of main operating divisions which offer the rental and sale of specialist equipment and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including; construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and housebuilding.

Hire Station is one of the six operating companies of Vp plc founded in 1954, the other Group comprises are: UK Forks, Groundforce, Airpac Bukom Oilfield Services, Torrent Trackside and TPA. These businesses offer the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to a diverse range of end markets, including construction, civil engineering, rail, water, oil and gas, outdoor events and house building. In addition Hire Station offer specialist products and services through ESS Safeforce the market leaders in confined space and survey, who supply equipment and confined space training and MEP who offer press-fitting, electro fusion and low level access equipment.

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Each of these highly respected and authoritative endorsements provide our customers with assurances and evidence that Hire Station puts health, safety, the environment, efficiency and professionalism first, ensuring we deliver the best overall experience for our customer.

Hire Station offers you a wide range of high quality equipment for hire across the UK. Whether you work locally, regionally or nationally, we endeavour to meet all of your requirements. All of our customers are provided with a single point of contact, making your experience hassle free. As a national tool hire company, we have a branch network supported by over 450 vehicles to ensure we meet your demands as a customer. We also provide a telematics platform which lets us track individual orders in real time as they move around the country. So for every single delivery or collection, we will be able update our customers of delivery and van locations in real time. This helps to provide real-time visibility for our customers and give you the ability to track orders and receive an electronic delivery and collection note.

On 8th November, Vp plc acquired the entire issued share capital of Brandon Hire Group Holdings Limited and its subsidiaries ('Brandon Hire') for a cash consideration of £50 million.

Commenting on the acquisition of Brandon Hire, Jeremy Pilkington, Chairman of Vp plc, said:

"The acquisition of a well-established business of the size and quality of Brandon Hire is a significant development for Vp. We have, over recent years, developed an industry leading specialist tool hire business in the UK. This transaction represents a major step change in the scale and scope of our specialist tool hire offering. The Vp and Brandon Hire business cultures are closely aligned and we look forward to working with all of the Brandon Hire employees in developing the business further over the coming years."

Neil Stothard, Chief Executive of Vp plc, said:

"Brandon Hire is a long established, well managed profitable business which is an extremely positive addition to the Vp group. With an extensive branch network, Brandon Hire is an excellent geographic fit with our current specialist tool hire operations and we expect this acquisition to be earnings enhancing to the Group in the first twelve months of ownership."

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More customers are choosing tools and equipment from Hire Station which offers exceptional customer support services, through our One Call customer call centre and designated account managers. All designed to make your experience with us hassle free. We provide tools and equipment with delivery guaranteed within an agreed timescale at a number of locations through our branded vehicles and FORS accredited drivers.

At Hire Station we also provide a 'Everyday Product Hire Guarantee' which provides guaranteed availability of our most hired products. These products are available at every branch, every day, collected or delivered throughout the UK. Look out for the Everyday Product Hire Guarantee logo on our products!

At Hire Station we actively target our branches and drivers to collect on time when the customer requires it. That's what more customers are choosing tools and equipment from Hire Station. We also understand the importance of clearing the site when the job is complete.

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As a major national provider of tools and equipment we are always looking to improve and invest in our business...

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