Serving customers across the UK and Europe for over 50 years

With over 50 years of experience in the earthmoving industry, Stokey Plant Hire are able to pass on our vast experience and knowledge to help our customers meet their targets.

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about us

We are proud to still be a family owned and ran business

We pride ourselves on fully certified, experienced, and established operators, some of who have been with the company since its inauguration.

year founded

Formed in 1967 by the late Leonard Stokes, Stokey Plant have been involved in many of the UK’s major earthmoving projects such as road construction, quarrying for all of the major aggregate producers, and opencast mining in Scotland, England, and Wales.

our story

How we've adapted over our company history

Since our inception in 1967, the company has continued to grow and diversify, whilst keeping our core values and family roots at the heart of the business.


Stuart Cox retired from his role at Stokey Plant


Moved to new yard and office building in Telford, with fully equipped purpose built workshop facility


Bob Collins retires after 40 years


Sarah took over the role as Managing Director from her father


Stuart Cox joined Stokey Plant Hire


Bob Collins became Managing Director


Founded by the Late Leonard Stokes

health and safety

We operate on a safety-first approach to all projects

The health and safety of our own employees and of those with whom we work with is of prime importance.

All of our operators and supervisors are highly skilled, CPCS, CSCS, NPORS and EPIC, qualified assuring our clients of a first class service at all times.

Along with our comprehensive Health and Safety Policy, we are also members of Achilles, Avetta and are an accredited Alcumus “Safe Company”. We are also a member of the CPA.

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It is our aim to concentrate on providing a quality service; reliable machines with experienced operators where required who can be trusted to work in a safe and efficient manner.

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Our values

Built on reputation

Our goal is to work as a team with customers, employees, and contractors, delivering a high quality service. Our business has a foundation and reputation built up over the past 50 years that we want to continue and ensure is sustainable for future generations of our stakeholders.


Our approach is founded on the principle of dependability. Our customers know that they will get from us the very best equipment and operators, precisely when and wherever they are required. With the added peace of mind that our plant can be relied upon to work to optimum standards throughout a contract period.

Equal opportunities

We are equal opportunity employers and treat all employees, potential employees, customers, stakeholders, and anyone else we come into contact with, equally and with respect. We don't discriminate on the grounds of sex, racial or ethnic origin, nationality, disability, religious belief, age, employment status, occupation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

our fleet

Investing in the most modern fleet

Our fleet is constantly being updated to offer the latest in fuel efficient, environmentally friendly, and productive machinery.

We have a wide range of modern plant and equipment for long or short-term rental. All equipment complies with the latest health and safety requirements and is maintained to the O.E.M Recommendations.

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