Blackwood Plant Hire was established in 1960 by Tom Blackwood senior and on his retirement bought over by Tom Blackwood junior.

We have vast experience in hiring excavators and plant to all types of customers ranging from main contractors in the construction industry to the trade and DIY market.

As an established plant hire company we supply to major Scottish Contractors including Land Engineering Ltd, Raynesway, Carillion Civil Engineering, Scottish Water and are now Link Up Approved to meet the requirements of Network Rail.

We pride ourselves on supplying a prompt, reliable and helpful service at all times and are confident that the quality of our equipment and standard of service is second to none.

Stewarton, GB
Size (employees)
25 (est)+9%
Blackwood Plant Hire was founded in 1960 and is headquartered in Stewarton, GB
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Blackwood Plant Hire Office Locations

Blackwood Plant Hire has an office in Stewarton
Stewarton, GB (HQ)
Dunlop Rd
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Blackwood Plant Hire Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Blackwood Plant Hire Financials

Blackwood Plant Hire's revenue was reported to be £18.34 m in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

18.3 m

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

7.4 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

1.6 m

EBITDA (FY, 2017)

6.2 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

2.6 m

Cash (31-Mar-2017)

GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2.9 m4.6 m5.6 m7.5 m8.1 m11.9 m14.7 m18.3 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

2.1 m3.3 m4.2 m7.1 m8.6 m11 m

Gross profit

774.5 k1.3 m1.4 m4.8 m6.1 m7.4 m
GBPFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

23.4 k558.9 k535.7 k797.2 k971.3 k969.2 k1.3 m1.6 m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.2 m1.5 m1.9 m3.9 m4.9 m5.9 m

Dividends Paid

38 k71.5 k49.5 k162.4 k162 k213.9 k293.8 k235.5 k

Cash From Financing Activities

424.6 k1.1 m1.5 m3.1 m658.8 k(182.7 k)
GBPY, 2017


1.3 m

Financial Leverage

3.8 x
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