Speedy Hire

Speedy is the leading provider of equipment and support services to a wide range of clients within 24 specialist sectors in the Infrastructure, Industrial, Events and Construction markets - as well as to local trades and industry. Operating across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, Speedy is totally committed to supporting customers, wherever their project takes them, by optimising assets, reducing risks and enabling delivery. Operating from over 285 sites the company supplies a range of products including: - The hire of small tools and equipment - Powered and non-powered access equipment - A wide range of Plant from a 0.5t dumpers to 20t excavators with a fully qualified operator - Lifting and materials handling equipment - Surveying and measurement instrumentation - A wide range of ATEX products - manufactured and tested to enable safe use in hazardous environments - Temporary power equipment - Environmentally friendly and specialist high performance pumps - Compressed air range including oil free and oil flooder options - Site security, communications and accommodation - Rail equipment such as rail disc cutters and sleeper drills Speedy also provides associated services through the provision of training, asset management, fuel management and testing, repair, inspection and maintenance (TRIM) of equipment. Speedy also can provide advisory services in areas such as project management, health and safety and environmental and regulatory compliance.
Company Growth (employees)
Newton Le Willows, GB
Size (employees)
3,641 (est)
Speedy Hire was founded in 1977 and is headquartered in Newton-le-Willows, GB

Speedy Hire Office Locations

Speedy Hire has offices in Newton-le-Willows, Glasnevin and Abu Dhabi
Newton-le-Willows, GB (HQ)
16 The Parks
Abu Dhabi, AE
Equipment Rental LLC, Inside ESNAAD Base, ICAD 1,
Glasnevin, IE
Glen Industrial Estate Unit 1 Broombridge Rd

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Market capitalization (24-Jul-2017)

284.4 m

Closing share price (24-Jul-2017)

Speedy Hire's current market capitalization is £284.4 m.

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Speedy Hire News and Updates

Healthcare firm Circle to delist from stock exchange on Toscafund takeover

Healthcare company Circle Holdings is to delist from the London Stock Exchange next month as it is taken over by Toscafund. The London-based hedge fund announced a takeover deal for Circle at the end of March. Read more: Speedy Hire hammers expectations – "in spite" of Toscafund activism To…

Speedy Hire is on the mend: Shares lift on "concrete progress"

Tool rental company Speedy Hire demonstrated some “concrete progress” in a trading update today. The company’s shares lifted by more than six per cent when the market opened, before drifting slightly later in the day. But the update, which reported a like-for-like revenue lift of 10.6 per cent…

Chief exec eyes Speedy recovery after "tumultuous" 2016 and activist attack

It has been a tumultuous year for Speedy Hire. And chief executive Russell Down would be one of the first people to say so. The tool and equipment rental business was on the end of arguably the most high-profile activist investor attack of 2016. Toscafund, whose chief executive Martin Hughes h…

Speedy Hire hammers expectations – "in spite" of Toscafund activism

Speedy Hire’s share price shot up 15 per cent this morning after the lender of tools and construction equipment reported increasing revenues and profits – an improvement the company said came “in spite” of a high-profile attack from an activist investor. Group revenue for the six months to 30 Sep…
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