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The Windsor Homeless Project

Just received a letter from the Communications Manager at the Windsor Homeless Project. You can view the letter here but essentially a thank you for our recent donation. wca-headed-paper-thank-you-letter.   A merry Christmas to all our  current and new prospective customers and we  look forward to being of  assistance to you all in 2017! The Hire Team  at Egham & Uxbridge….

Seasons Greetings From All At Thames Valley Hire Services Ltd

Dear Customer, SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ALL AT THAMES VALLEY HIRE SERVICES LTD! It’s that time of year again and following on our usual tradition, we have again chosen to donate funds to a well deserving local cause rather than sending each of you a company Christmas card! Over the many years we’ve been actively involved in charity donation, this idea…

New Takeuchi Mini Excavators

Our latest batch of Takeuchi Mini Excavators has just arrived!  Just 2 x TB216 1.6 tonne machines & 1 x TB 230 3 tonne machine to add to the fleet. These Takeuchi machines are really popular with our customers and are definitely at the premium quality end of the excavator range! For specifications and details have a look on our website pages and if you want …

Safe Hire Certification

Neil & I had a very enjoyable day recently attending the “Safe Hire Essentials Workshop” hosted by the Hire Association Europe (The industry governing body) down at West Hove Golf Club in East Sussex. The purpose of the workshop was to give member firms of the HAE the opportunity to discuss the merits of Safe Hire Certification, which will be mandatory for all HAE members from…

Christmas Opening Times

Thames Valley Hire Services Ltd Christmas Opening times DECEMBER 2016 Saturday 24th to Tuesday 27th – CLOSED ALL DAY Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th –                        Egham – OPEN 8.30am to 12.30pm                        Uxbridge – OPEN 8.00am to 12.00pm Saturday 31st – CLOSED ALL DAY JANUARY 2017 Sunday 1st to Monday 2nd – CLOSED ALL DAY Tuesday 3rd – business…

Landscaping & Gardening Ideas

With Spring now upon us, here are some pointers to help in clearing an area of overgrown land, and the tools and equipment that will make the job a lot easier! Firstly, decide what your final objective is for the overgrown area: It could be, for example, a grassed area, wildflower meadow, vegetable or flower garden or an area of land to be made…

New Takeuchi Excavators !

As from mid November 2015 we will be receiving the first of two deliveries of  new Takeuchi  excavators. These will complement our existing fleet  of 1 tonne, 1.5 tonne  and 3 tonne machines  and will enable us to offer an even more comprehensive service. We hope you like the new features on the  Takeuchi machines which  are undoubtedly at the quality…

Hand-arm vibration at work

Do you regularly use vibrating tools? Do you know the early symptoms of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) or how to prevent it? If you or your team are using vibrating tools for more than an hour a day then it is vital you understand how to prevent HAVS, as once the damage has been done it is permanent. Vibration white…

Working at Heights

A large proportion of work within the construction industry involves working at height, whether on a ladder, a roof or scaffold and unfortunately these are the times when the most accidents happen. The HSE (Health and Safety Executive) have comprehensive guidelines for employers and employees to ensure that no one is putting themselves or their colleagues at risk when working…

Towing Regulations

  The law, licences and tachographs We are often asked about this subject and unfortunately there is no easy answer. The regulations are complicated as much depends on when the driver passed their driving test as well as the weight of vehicles, trailers and their load capacity. We hope this blog gives you a basic understanding of the requirements and…

Brand new Kubota K008 excavators to join our fleet

Due to the popularity of our mini excavators, we are in the process of investing in three new Kubota K008s. We will soon have an updated leaflet with all the details and specifications to help you decide which of our excavators would be the best suited for your task. Call us for more details.

New 2015/16 catalogue on its way

We are pleased to announce that, due to popular request, we are arranging for a catalogue and price list to be printed. Call us if you would like one sent to you, or pick one up from one of our stores. We anticipate they will be ready by Easter.