Payment and Deposit
At the commencement of all hires, we require a deposit, plus the total hire charge, including fuel and delivery costs (if applicable) and VAT. Payment can be by cash, cheque or credit / debit car
It is easy to reserve equipment in advance and also recommended, if at all possible. Please call to avoid disappointment. Advance bookings for equipment can be confirmed and payment made with MasterCard, Visa credit cards, Switch or Delta.
Hire Period Definitions
"1 Day" means up to 24 hours. Goods kept for extra time will be charged as extra days. "2 Days" means up to 48 hours. "7 Days" means any complete period of seven days including weekends and public holidays.
In the case of operator plant "1 Day" is any 8 hour period within 24 hours. Any hours over and above 8 hours will be charged pro-rata.
Our customers' safety is paramount. All our equipment is maintained to the highest standard. However, appropriate safety equipment must be used by experienced and inexperienced operators alike. This is readily available at all our depots, together with advice as to what is most suitable for your task. Specialist equipment is supplied with tools such as chain saws and welders. Furthermore, with some items, such as cartridge guns, customers will be required to satisfy us of competence in their use; this may mean a short spell of tuition to acquire a certificate. Under the Health & Safety at Work Act it is an employer's duty to ensure these instructions are passed on to the user of the equipment.
Delivery & Collection
We are happy to deliver. The service is efficient and reasonably priced, just call for a quotation.
This is free for normal, reasonable soiling, through we reserve the right to make a charge for equipment returned in an exceptionally dirty state.
This must be added to all hire charges shown in our price list.
All Prices are in pounds sterling and are exclusive of VAT.
All hirers shall at all times and in all respects insure the owner against and from any and every expense, liability, loss, claim or proceedings whatsoever.
Sale or Return
All accessories for use with your hired equipment are available from our branches on a sale or return basis. You will not be charged for any items that you do not use. With heaters, we are able to arrange for a supply of bottled gas to your site, either at regular intervals or as when required.
Helpful Hirings Ltd reserves the right to amend, alter, or increase the charges on this website or our current catalogue as well as add or withdraw any equipment described and /or illustrated at their sole discretion and without notice. Any illustrations and technical details shown in this website are intended as a guide only and may not be representative of the particular equipment available for hire. We do not guarantee to supply the exact models shown or listed All hires are subject to our standard terms and conditions. Please click on the link for a copy: Helpful Hirings Terms & Conditions 2015.pdf