Blackwood Plant Hire is one of Scotland’s leading plant hire companies. We have a vast and unrivalled experience in hiring and operating excavators and associated plant items within the construction industry.

Blackwood Plant Hire’s highly skilled team of CPCS qualified operators brings a vast array of skills and knowledge to contracts undertaken, using their expertise to provide added value and assist with cost savings on many projects.

Our story…

1960 Tom Blackwood Snr starts Blackwood Plant Hire, evolving from land drainage and agricultural work.

2001 Tom Blackwood Jnr buys Blackwood Plant Hire comprising of two JCB 3CX machines and starts expanding the business.

2010 BPH became Network Rail Link Up approved for off track plant and have continued this accreditation each year, receiving a 5 star audit the last 3 years running.

2017 May 1st MBO performed by Paul McCormack and Allan Wilson.

As an independently owned and managed business customer service and value are integral to our success. The quality of our equipment and standard of service is second to none.

Blackwood Plant Hire is committed to achieving high standards in health and safety, enviromental issues and quality.

All our plant is hired under the Scottish Plant Owners Association conditions.

We are an approved supplier to some of the largest contracting companies within the UK. We are Network Rail Link Up approved suppliers and are able to supply PTS qualified operators for railway projects. As an independently owned and managed business customer service and value are integral to our success.