Hire Information

Hire Period:

 Daily:Vehicles can be rented in 24 hour blocks at collection times of your choosing inline with our opening hours. Vehicle being returned on Saturday must be checked in by 11am.
 Weekend: Collect from 4pm Friday, subject to availability (or Saturday morning)  and return for 8.00am Monday.  


The current rates shown can change without notification and are subject to VAT at the standard rate.

Fuel & Adblu:

The vehicles start the hire on minimum fuel and you return with the same. Any vehicles that require Adblu will be charged a supplementary charge of £2 for 7-14 day hires or £4 for 15+ day hires.


We require full hire payment when booking plus an additional refundable deposit. We only accept payment by credit or debit card.


An additional refundable deposit is also taken. This will be used towards extra charges such as fuel, loss of parts, late return, damage by misuse, theft or insurance claims. The deposit taken is £250 for hirer over 28 days a £500 deposit is taken.

Mileage Allowance:

The hire rates are calculated to include a mileage allowance of up to 300 miles per day and 1800 miles per week.


The insurance proposal included in the rental agreement must be completed by each and every person wishing to drive the vehicle. An extra charge is made for more than one driver. The insurance does not cover loss of goods or compensate us for loss of days the vehicle is off the road for repair.

In the event of damage or theft occurring the hirer will be liable for the current responsibility amounts:

  • £1,000 for Road Traffic Accident for any car or van hires (This is £0.00 if the other side admit liability)
  • £1,500 for Road Traffic Accidents for any 7.5T vehicle hires (This is £0.00 if the other side admit liability)
  • £1,500 for theft, attempted theft or component theft.
  • For any overhead damage, you will be fully liable for any damages, loss of use charges and any damage caused to third party property struck by the overhead portion of the hire vehicle.

The hirer can reduce the theft amount by paying a theft reducer. Please note that a higher excess and premium may apply if you have driving convictions. In the event of vehicle theft you must make yourself available to return to our office to fill in an insurance claim form and to hand back the keys to the vehicle. Failure to do so will result in your total liability for all the costs and the value of the vehicle. 

Customers may arrange their own insurance. It must be fully comprehensive cover and we require to see the policy or cover note and be advised of the current excess amount

age limits:

For standard insurance terms, drivers must be aged between 25 and 69. It may be possible to insure younger and / or older drivers. Contact us for further details

Driver Licences:

A current driving licence (not provisional) must be produced by the driver at the time of hiring. They will need to show the plastic photocard or Photo I.D. must be produced if they have the old style paper licence. Whichever licence they have they will also need to confirm if they have a clean licence or any points/convictions. If you have had driving convictions then please phone for confirmation that we can cover you.They will need to visit www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence , log in and check licence details are correct. Then go to the ‘Share My Licence Information’ section, create a code and the code will appear on screen. Under the code select ‘Print/Save’ and the counterpart summary will come up for you to download on your phone or print off from a PC. We also need to see any letter, posted to the same address on the licence, dated within 3 months of the hire date. The driver must have passed their driving test over two year ago. We need to know in advance of any driving points in the last 4 years and any driving bans within the last 11 years. Hirers must check that they have the correct licence to drive the minibus range (D1) and commercials over 3.5 tonne gross vehicle weight (C1). 

Extension of hire:

If you require to extend the hire you must inform our rental office immediately to ensure that adequate insurance cover is effected.


Once a booking has been made and payment received, if the vehicle is then cancelled we reserve the right to charge the value of the rental. However, if we are able to re-let the vehicle the payment will be refunded, subject to a handling charge.


We are pleased to offer this service and our staff will quote for your specific requirements on request.


If you require a vehicle for a longer period of hire, discount rates may apply. Full details are available on request.


Hirers renting the 7.5 tonne commercials in connection with a trade or profession must hold a current operator’s licence. The vehicles are liable to be impounded and the driver/hirer prosecuted if a licence is not held. This is not required for people moving house or personal effects.


Goods vehicles must not be overloaded and it is the hirers responsibility to ensure that it does not occur. Heavy fines can be imposed by the Department of the Environment


All vehicles are fully checked before each hire and they are serviced in our own workshops. If the vehicle has any problems during your hire there is a 24 hour back up service


The company will not accept responsibility for damage to tyre side walls and wheels caused by vehicles hitting kerbs and obstructions.


Some of our vehicles are available with either roof racks and / or tow bars . We can also supply a porters trolley and / or load securing straps. Please enquire when booking your vehicle for rates and availability.


All rental vehicles are strictly non smoking. Deposits will be withheld if there is any evidence of this condition being broken.


In order to satisfy the majority of our customers, we regret that we are unable to allow animals or pets to be carried in our vehicles at any time.


We have a range of ex-rental cars and commercial vehicles for sale at trade value. Full inspections and test drives welcome.

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