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Originally founded as City Plant Hire Ltd in 1968, Total Hire and Sales has grown from humble beginnings, to the well-established and respected company that it is today. Operating from 6 locations across the Midlands, Total Hire is well- known for it’s strong reputation, undertaking preferred supplier status with various major companies.


“ Total Hire and Sales are focussed on providing the best both in terms of customer service and the products that we have to offer.”

Carl Tidey - Director & General Manager


Whether it’s tools needed for a weekend DIY project to larger, specialist equipment for the more complex construction project, we’ve got everything you’ll need to undertake your project efficiently and safely, offering a fast, professional and friendly service at very competitive rates. Every piece of equipment is throughly inspected and approved for use, allowing you piece of mind that you have the very best equipment for the job.

“ Total Hire has grown significantly over a number of years and continues to invest in the latest equipment to ensure we remain at the forefront of the hire industry”.

Andy Hickingbottom - Operations Director

It is the quality of our staff that sets us apart, as our main focus is to provide exceptional customer service. Our staff regularly receive training for equipment operation and health and safety, enabling them to provide you with up-to-date, expert advice, in a friendly and professional manner. Our objective is to provide a “first call” solution, giving each customer the correct machine for the job; and removing any hassle by providing transport and delivery where necessary.

To compliment our product range, we also offer comprehensive training at our dedicated Training Centre in Derby. From IPAF and PASMA courses to Asbestos Awareness and First Aid, we run a wide range of programmes to suit your business needs, all delivered by our accredited and experienced Training Instructors.

Training you can count on

We offer industry standard training and qualifications from our experienced and inspiration trainers.

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