Northern Tool Hire offers an extensive range of tools and equipment for hire. From wallpaper strippers to safety barriers to excavators, we can provide the right tools for the job.

Most items can be hired by the day, and we can arrange delivery direct to your site.

Access and Powered Access

Northern Tool Hire has a large selection of powered access equipment for all your “working at height” needs. Our range of powered access equipment covers requirements from decorating to on-site maintenance. We can accommodate narrow, difficult access with compact skyjack or Haulotte scissor lifts. We have telescopic booms, articulated booms, cherry pickers and tracked nifty lifts machines, plus a range of robust, easy to erect access and work platforms supplied ready for erection, including kick boards and outrigger stabilisers.

Building and Siteworks

Our large variety of building and site work equipment ranges from acrow props, scaffold boards to work top jigs to site fencing and signage. When you need that one off item, the one call is all it takes!


From domestic upholstery and carpet or patio cleaning to floor polishing to dust and fume extraction to rubble vacuums, Northern Tool Hire has the machine you need. Cleaning and floor care equipment to help you complete the task both effectively and simply.

We have a range of Stihl, Karcher and Kew power washers. We have petrol or electric power washers, steam cleaners by Karcher for indoor and outdoor use, dust and fume extraction supplied by Hilti and Ebac fresh air sanitisers and dust and rubble vacuums with powerful suction.

Concrete Prep, Finish & Groundworks

Whether you are working on a large building site or a landscaping project at home, Northern Tool Hire concreting and preparation tools are essential to get the job done. Preparation is key - we can provide rollers, rammers, plate compactors, beam screed units, easy floats, mini diggers and more. Mixing concrete with our tried and trusted belle compact mixers makes it so much easier.For bigger projects try our site mixers. To round it all off we carry a range of screeds, poker heads, scrabblers, scalers and floor planers with unique diamond heads.

Small Plant

When the time comes and the powerful toys need to play, our range of excavators with well known names like Kubota, Cat, Neuson, Wacker and JCB are guaranteed to kick start your project. From breaking and digging out to shifting excess muck with our Hi -lift tracked dumpers or 4WD all-terrain dumper trucks for that large pile of M.O.T to move from one area to another, we really do have everything for the job.

Cutting and Sanding

The Northern Tool Hire cutting and sanding range provides craftsman with the necessary tools for creating a quality finish. The equipment on offer includes masonry, metal, timber and tile cutting tools, allowing the flexibility to work with almost any material. Our range of saws include reciprocating saws, mitre/crosscut saws, circular saws and cordless saws.

Fixing and Decorating

Looking to fix and secure that new skirting board or fix that new piece of furniture together? Our line of fixing tools will be suited to the task, offering impact wrenches, drywall screw tee guns, floor nailers and just about every tool for the job. Our painting and decorating for both home renovation or industrial scale developments is perfect for reducing labour costs and time and ensuring a quality finish. We stock airless sprayers, roughcast tyrol spraying machines and for that stubborn wallpaper our heavy duty wallpaper strippers do the job in half the time.

Lifting & Shifting

When you need to lift something, you can select one of our many lifting appliances. Heavy pieces of steel are no match for our genie lifts or beam lifters. Cut your labour costs down with our panel lifters which make lifting plaster board so simple. Clamps, hoist, sling, machine skates, toe jacks and gantries are all part of our lifting and shifting toolbox. All there to make the job easier for you.

Breaking & Drilling

When you need tools for construction and demolition work, our range of breakers and drills will get the job done. Easy, professional and safe, whether it’s for breaking concrete slabs, pavements or other demolition work, the Northern Tool Hire range of breakers and breaking equipment will provide you with the versatility you expect. For that extra power on roads, repair work, and pipe laying, our heavy duty breaker is ideal and can break up to 6 tonnes of concrete per hour. For interior renovation work try our medium duty breaker. With a weight of only 7.9Kg this is not only manageable but also is comfortable to use. We also supply small breakers for removing plaster, wall ties and light duty applications.

Power, Lighting & Welding

Our range of power equipment includes both small and large generators. We have a range of generators from 3.5 kva up to 60 kva, site generators to keep you up and running day and night. Our LED lighting range can be used both indoor and outdoors sopoor lighting need no longer hinder your working schedule. Our lights are suitable for all construction projects, warehouses, confined spaces, house refurbishments and industrial units. Our welding division caters for all your site and DIY requirements.

Gardening & Landscaping

When you need tools for garden clearance, lawn care, hedge trimming or tree cutting our hire range will have exactly what you need. For garden maintenance we stock a large range of common garden tools and machines such as stump grinders, shredders, chippers, chainsaws, rotavators, turf cutters, lawn aerators and lawn scarifiers. We also sell a broad range of quality lawnmowers.

Heat, Cool, Dry & Pump

Our complete range of heating equipment for hire offers everything you need to keep your environment comfortable no matter how large or small. We offer small portable radiators right up to large propane gas fired industrial fan heaters. We have a great range of effective cooling equipment from air-con units to large industrial cooling fans. Our range of specialist pumping and drying equipment is ideal for emergency flooding or maintenance tasks. We stock a large range of building dryers for domestic and industrial applications.

Plumbing and Pipework

The Northern Tool Hire range of plumbing and pipework equipment can help to clear potentially damaging water from almost any area both efficiently and effectively. The plumbing equipment range includes pipe threading, pipe cutting and drain clearance for clearing any blockages. To help with excess water the pumping equipment available is suitable for varying types of work.


Survey and location tools from Northern Tool Hire allow you to measure, monitor, and survey land to the highest levels of accuracy. Options range from laser levels, remote imaging tools and surveying equipment to pipe locators and sound monitoring devices.