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Case Studies

ASHBROOK are leading plant, access, and agricultural machinery hire experts.

Follow our Case Studies to learn more about some of the industry’s leading machinery and its uses.

12 May 2023
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EXCAVATOR KNOWLEDGE HUB

ASHBROOK offers an extensive range of Cat Next Generation excavators for hire.  They come with a wealth of technology in order to make your site...

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7 March 2024

LEARN MORE ABOUT ASHBROOK WITH LANDPOWER TV

ASHBROOK is a market-leading plant hire, access hire and tractor hire business. With 25 years in the business, ASHBROOK can be trusted to deliver top-quality...

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6 March 2024

CHOOSING THE RIGHT EXCAVATOR FOR YOUR CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

Choosing the right excavator for your construction project is crucial to the delivery of optimal productivity and a quality finish.  But narrowing down what you...

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12 January 2024

FARMALLS DELIVER FOR DAIRY FARM

Nigel Harper, a dairy farmer and farm contractor, manages two dairy farms with 700-head of cattle and a further 380-head of youngstock that spans 1000...

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20 October 2023

MACCLESFIELD RUGBY UNION CLUB PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS PRE-SEASON

Facilities at the vibrant Macclesfield Rugby Union Club (MRUC) are excellent, ensuring that hundreds of players from the top-class first team to the youth teams...

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19 October 2023

10 USES FOR A RENTED CHERRY PICKER

Hire your cherry picker from ASHBROOK and reach new heights. A cherry picker is another name for an articulating boom and other Mobile Elevated Work...

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24 July 2023

BLUEDOT FESTIVAL PICKS ASHBROOK PLANT HIRE TO HELP THEM REACH FOR THE STARS

Found at the foot of the Lovell telescope, the Bluedot festival is unique in its mix of entertainment. It’s a place where music and space...

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4 May 2023

EUROVISION LANDS IN LIVERPOOL WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM ASHBROOK PLANT HIRE

After the success of Sam Ryder in the 2022 Eurovision song contest, Eurovision is heading for Liverpool.  Sam’s song, Space Man, came second behind worthy...

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5 April 2023

CASE IH PUMA 240 CVX TRACTOR REVIEW

N D Harper Ltd review the CASE IH Puma 240 CVX The CASE IH Puma 240 CVX in its current streamlined shape entered the market...

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24 November 2022

READER REBUILD; FORD 4610 1982 TRACTOR AS SEEN IN CLASSIC TRACTOR MAGAZINE

As featured in Classic Tractor Magazine- November 22 The perfect present… You might not expect someone with a fleet of more than 200 tractors to...

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15 November 2022

TRACTOR HIRE ADDS ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITY FOR N D HARPER LTD AT HARVEST TIME

As featured in Farmers Guide- September 22 It will come as no surprise to hear that the hiring of tractors, trailers and other agri machinery...

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7 October 2022

CAT 305 NEXT GENERATION EXCAVATOR REVIEW BY EARTHMOVERS

The Cat 305CR Next Generation Digger comes to ASHBROOK Plant Hire As featured in Earthmovers Magazine- September 2022 The latest addition to the Caterpillar Next...

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19 July 2022

ASHBROOK MD WOWED WITH SURPRISE 40TH BIRTHDAY PRESENT

A life-long passion for machinery has led James Ashbrook to his current position as MD of a successful machinery hire, groundworks and specialist transport business-...

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21 March 2022

BACKHOE LOADERS; A BASIC GUIDE

The backhoe loader is a versatile machine loved by the agricultural, construction and waste sectors alike. Designed to help you be as flexible on-site as...

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8 September 2021

EARTHMOVERS REVIEW THE ASHBROOK CAT 315GC NEXT GENERATION

Featured in Earthmovers Magazine August 2021. Article by Paul Argent, construction, and demolition industry media specialist. The hotly fought 13-16t excavator market has recently been...

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10 August 2021

ASHBROOK SUPPORT AT NEW AWARD-WINNING EQUESTRIAN CENTRE

Newly opened in 2020, Higher Farm is the fastest growing equestrian centre in the North West. It’s right on our doorsteps, based here in Cheshire....

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24 March 2021

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NIFTYLIFT HR17N

The world of hybrid articulating booms has many excellent options available to you, but aside from the obvious factors such as height and weight capabilities,...

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8 March 2021

INTERNATIONAL WOMAN’S DAY WITH ASHBROOK

Here at ASHBROOK we’re proud of the hard work and dedication that all our staff put in to help the business succeed. However, on this...

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10 February 2021

FLYING HIGH FOR HEAT EXCHANGERS WITH IEC SOLUTIONS

Last week saw an ASHBROOK JCB 540-140 telehandler put to excellent use by IEC, to support an on-site logistical challenge. What do IEC do? IEC...

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10 November 2020

SHOULD I HIRE A SITE DUMPER OR AN ARTICULATED DUMP TRUCK?

It’s difficult to know whether you should hire a site dumper or an articulated dump truck, when you operate on the fringes of maximum loading...

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6 November 2020

HAS 2020 GIVEN YOU A SEPTIC TANK PROBLEM? ASHBROOK CAN FIX THAT FOR YOU.

Septic tank regulations change 2020. The first of January 2020 potentially brought with it a deadline to change your septic tank. However, this information is...

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4 November 2020

EARTHMOVERS CAT 320 SLR NEXT GENERATION REVIEW

EARTHMOVERS visited Arclid in Cheshire to complete a CAT 320 SLR Next Generation review. Here ASHBROOK supplies the balance of plant for Bathgate Industries to...

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2 September 2020

MILK BARS POPULARITY MEANS IT BECOMES A PERMENENT FIXTURE

Delicious, fresh, traceable and sustainable, all words that can be applied to Bidlea Milk. And all of importance to today’s consumers. Based in Holmes Chapel,...

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26 August 2020

MOVING MOUNTAINS YOU SAY? NO PROBLEM.

It’s a wonderful thing when you can combine your passion and your career; this very thing has happened to Johny Groves from Shape and Scape....

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13 July 2020

10 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW WHEN HIRING A TELEHANDLER

Hiring a telehandler? ASHBROOK has one of the largest independently owned telehandler fleets in the UK. Consequently, we know a thing or two about them!...

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25 June 2020

ASHBROOK FEATURE IN LATEST EARTHMOVERS MAGAZINE

Paul Argent from RPA Media came to the new ASHBROOK offices in Congleton at the start of March to talk to ASHBROOK MD, James Ashbrook,...

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15 June 2020

WHY CHOOSE THE CAT 336 NEXT GENERATION EXCAVATOR; THE PRACTICAL GUIDE

Introduced to the ASHBROOK hire fleet in 2019, the CAT 336 Next Generation Excavator is viewed, by both the ASHBROOK team and our customers, as...

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20 May 2020

HOW TO RESTART PLANT HIRE MACHINERY AFTER A PROLONGED PERIOD OF SHUTDOWN?

With sites potentially starting up again in the coming weeks, a concern may be how to safely restart plant hire machinery that has been standing...

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15 May 2020

LIVE TELEMATICS SUPPORTS EXCELLENCE IN PLANT HIRE

Excellence in customer service has long been at the heart of the ASHBROOK business. As technology progresses the ability for a plant hire company to...

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