Who We Are

Part of the 

John F Hunt Group

John F Hunt Hire Services comprises 3 Hire companies with depots located throughout Essex and London, supplying plant, tools and lifting equipment to the construction industry. Being accredited to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, ISO 45001, you can rest safe in the knowledge that we operate one of the most robust safety and quality management systems in our sector.

Continued investment ensures modern, up to date machinery is fitted where possible with the latest low emission Stage V compliant engines and safety features. Our qualified engineers guarantee that the quality and reliability of the products are maintained to the highest of standards and our fully trained staff pride themselves on their customer service.

John F Hunt

Hire Centres

John F Hunt Hire Centres was established in 1994 to provide an outstanding service to the building industry, supplying a vast range of medium plant & tools, from our three well stocked depots.

We operate a fleet of fully equipped service vans and offer 24 Hour breakdown cover.  Modern, well-equipped support and delivery vehicles allow us to meet your delivery needs, no matter what type or size of equipment you are having delivered to site, or where it is.

John F Hunt

Plant Hire

Formed in 1986 John F Hunt Plant Hire supply heavy plant and attachments to the construction industry on either a short-term contract or lease hire basis. Excavators range from 8 tonne to 87 tonne high reach machines, supplied with a choice of one of the largest selections of mechanical and hydraulic attachments available for hire nationwide.

Full telemetry monitoring systems enable instant fuel consumption analysis, with wireless technology delivering performance information for plant working on site. This data gives an energy saving report on CO2 emissions, working hours, idling, and travelling time, which allows for maximum productivity, minimising downtime and showing any preventative maintenance necessary for increased efficiency.

Our specialist attachments team focuses on the hire, sale, service, and repair of excavator mounted hydraulic breakers, demolition work tools and attachments and are a leading UK dealer for Rammer products.

John F Hunt Plant Hire also provide major support to John F Hunt Ltd and John F Hunt Regeneration on all their projects throughout London and the UK and can modify or adapt equipment to suit a specific application or job requirement.



Thameside Lifting established in 1978, offer a fully inclusive service for all traditional and complex lifting equipment, from design and supply, to repair, servicing and testing of all forms of lifting and material handling.

Proof and shock load testing of all lifting equipment is carried out in-house, along with the provision of equipment for hire or sale. Therefore, when you hire or buy from Thameside Lifting, you can be sure everything comes fully tested and maintained to the highest standard.

Our website is an overview of the general items we offer for both hire and sale. We stock many more lines too numerous to mention. Should you have a requirement please enquire as we’ll probably have it in stock!




London Road
RM20 4DB
01375 392333

London E16

Unit 2k St Mark’s Industrial Estate
439 North Woolwich Road
E16 2BS
020 8980 8899

London NW10

Atlas Works
Coronation Rd
NW10 7PG
020 8965 8965

Get in Touch Today