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Tool Hire

We stock an extensive range of quality equipment, power and hand tools and accessories for construction and builders, gardeners, decorators, cleaners and general DIY.

From steam cleaners to scaffold, chainsaws to cherry-pickers, hire periods can start from a single day.

Hire what you need from our extensive range of quality equipment, power and hand tools and accessories for construction and builders, gardeners, decorators, cleaners and general DIY.

Most items can be hired by the day.

We stock an extensive range of equipment, tools and accessories for professionals and DIY.

Tools, equipment and accessories for professionals and DIY.

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.

All items are fully tested and serviced before each new hire. Demonstrations, correct method of use and any safety requirements are supplied by our fully trained staff. We strongly recommend that customers when advised also take appropriate safety equipment.

Prices exclude VAT. A refundable deposit is required on all hire items. Our delivery and collection service may be available, charged depending on location. Discounts may be available for extended hire or large orders. Contact us for more details.

Miscellaneous

Power Float 36" Petrol

Ideal for jobs that require a lightweight, highly maneuverable professional finish. Power floats provide a high specification finish to concrete very quickly. A polished sheen like finish can easily be performed with the added 36” Pan Attachment, and it’s not uncommon to see a glass like application. The operator can control both the speed and tilt of the float blades x 3 to suit the state of the concrete.

Power 5.5HP Petrol
Fuel tank capacity 3 ltr
Trowel blades 4
Trowel diameter 900mm
Speed 117 - 167 rpm
Length 1890mm
Height 900mm
Weight 81kg

Reliable precision gearbox and excellent weight distribution for easy operation. Adjustable handle height to suit operator.

“Instant stop” clutch for operator safety. Smooth pitch adjustment. Forward lifting combination blades fitted as standard. Can be fitted with standard float disc/pan.

1 Day
£60.00
2 Days
£90.00
3 Days
£120.00
4 Days
£120.00
Week
£120.00
Weekend
£90.00

Power Float Pan 36"

1 Day
£10.00
2 Days
£15.00
3 Days
£20.00
4 Days
£20.00
Week
£20.00
Weekend
£15.00

Beam Screed Tamper Unit - Petrol

The most accurate and efficient way to compact and level concrete slabs, rafts and floors, this petrol driven beam vibrator can tackle concrete up to 150mm (6”) thick.

Power petrol
Beam length 3.6m, 5.2m, 6.2m
Weight 50kg

Compacts and levels concrete in a single pass. Accurate twin alloy beams fitted with petrol driven vibrator. Choice of 3 available beam lengths.

1 Day
£90.00
2 Days
£135.00
3 Days
£180.00
4 Days
£180.00
Week
£180.00
Weekend
£135.00

Easy Screed - Petrol

A levelling device that will strike off concrete giving a smooth surface. Fast, light and effective. It is specially designed to enable a single operator to efficiently level an entire area.

Power 1.3HP Petrol
Est running time 1 hour
Drive system Flexible shaft
Weight (with blade) 15kg

Easy and fast to use. Single operator usage. Easy maneuver around obstructions without marking slab surface. Optional blade sizes. Fingertip throttle control, adjustable control handle operator height. Lightweight aluminium blade. Maintenance free flexible drive shaft.

1 Day
£60.00
2 Days
£90.00
3 Days
£120.00
4 Days
£120.00
Week
£120.00
Weekend
£90.00

Hand-held Concrete Tamps

For tamping and striking off concrete, the concrete tamper has an accurate aluminium box section beam with handles to make lighter work of concrete laying.

Lay concrete without bending solid handles gives improved control. Smooth surfaces for easy cleaning. Lightweight and easy to use. Available in 4.2m - 6.2m sizes.

1 Day
£19.00
2 Days
£28.50
3 Days
£38.00
4 Days
£38.00
Week
£38.00
Weekend
£28.50

6" Concrete Test Mould

Casting concrete test cubes couldn’t be easier than with these no fuss, professional quality molds.

Standard 150mm (6”) cast cube. All sides detachable with ease.

1 Day
£15.00
2 Days
£22.50
3 Days
£30.00
4 Days
£30.00
Week
£30.00
Weekend
£22.50

Easy Float/Bull Float

Once screeded, a new slab can be floated to smooth out surface imperfections or add a light texture.

Shaped for efficient working, pushing and pulling. Snap together handles. Each float comes with 3 x 2m aluminium lightweight poles. Blades machined for superior accuracy.

1 Day
£25.00
2 Days
£37.50
3 Days
£50.00
4 Days
£50.00
Week
£50.00
Weekend
£37.50

Poker Vibrator Unit - Petrol

Powerful and fast way to remove air bubbles from wet concrete.

Fuel Petrol
Head diameter 25mm, 38mm, 50mm, 75mm
Shaft length 5m
Dimensions (L x W x H) 405mm x 445mm x 515mm
Weight 23kg

Detachable shafts and heads, Honda easy start petrol engine with low engine oil alert. Hire rate includes poker head. Portable birdcage mounted engine.

1 Day
£40.00
2 Days
£60.00
3 Days
£80.00
4 Days
£80.00
Week
£80.00
Weekend
£60.00

Poker Vibrator Unit - Electric

Lightweight, robust and portable, this 110V poker vibrator is the machine to remove air bubbles and air pockets from wet poured concrete.

Voltage 110V
Current 16A
Shaft length 3m
Head diameter 38mm

Strong steel casing protects motor. Lifting handle for ease of carrying, detachable shaft.

1 Day
£40.00
2 Days
£60.00
3 Days
£80.00
4 Days
£80.00
Week
£80.00
Weekend
£60.00

Poker Unit - 12V / 18V Battery

1 Day
£28.00
2 Days
£42.00
3 Days
£56.00
4 Days
£56.00
Week
£56.00
Weekend
£42.00

Air Needle Gun/Scrabbler

1 Day
£18.00
2 Days
£27.00
3 Days
£36.00
4 Days
£36.00
Week
£36.00
Weekend
£27.00

Hilti TE300 Electric Needle Gun

This lightweight needle gun can deal with most lightweight jobs including concrete de-scaler, cleaning masonry and steelwork. With the added bonus of not needing a compressor, this portable handheld needle gun can be used literally anywhere.

Voltage 110V / 240V
Power 950W
Weight 3.8kg

Can be used with one hand and is a very quiet. Hire includes 1 x set of needles.

1 Day
£40.00
2 Days
£60.00
3 Days
£80.00
4 Days
£80.00
Week
£80.00
Weekend
£60.00

Hilti Dust Extraction Vacuum

1 Day
£40.00
2 Days
£60.00
3 Days
£80.00
4 Days
£80.00
Week
£80.00
Weekend
£60.00

Mixers

Halfbag Electric Cement Mixer

Compact, portable and easy to use, our cement mixers can mix a full barrow load of concrete or mortar. Comes with tilting stand, extra thick metal, drum with quick mix paddles.

1 Day
£20.00
2 Days
£30.00
3 Days
£40.00
4 Days
£40.00
Week
£40.00
Weekend
£30.00

Halfbag Petrol Cement Mixer

Compact, portable and easy to use, our cement mixers can mix a full barrow load of concrete or mortar. Comes with tilting stand, extra thick metal, drum with quick mix paddles.

 

1 Day
£25.00
2 Days
£37.50
3 Days
£50.00
4 Days
£50.00
Week
£50.00
Weekend
£37.50

Belle Full Bag Diesel Cement Mixer

If you are mixing mortar or concrete in bulk on site, this diesel powered heavy duty trolley-mounted belle site mixer is the beast to hire. Emergency stop button, no sharp edges. Heavy duty steel blades.

Electric start available, takes just 6min to mix 110ltr. Easy wheel operated emptying.

Fuel Diesel
Drum capacity 110 ltr
Weight 390kg
1 Day
£45.00
2 Days
£67.50
3 Days
£90.00
4 Days
£90.00
Week
£90.00
Weekend
£67.50

Baron Forced Action Compound Resin Mixer

Mixing resin as never been easier with this heavy duty forced action electric mixer, ideal for installing resin bound systems due to the Baron’s robust, powerful motor. Also ideal for a bag resin bound stone mix design.

Easily transported,  easy to clean and loaded with large rollers. Self-emptying, robust frame construction. Effective mixer/arm shovel construction. Removable mixer blades for ease of cleaning.

Voltage 110V
Capacity 110 ltr
Weight 100kg
Size 970mm x 680mm x 108mm
1 Day
£100.00
2 Days
£150.00
3 Days
£200.00
4 Days
£200.00
Week
£200.00
Weekend
£150.00

Refina Handheld Electric Paddle Mixer

Mixing paints, textured finishes and resins in bulk can be a real chore but not with this powerful electric mixer. Faster and more efficient than doing the job by hand, and also great for mixing small quantities of plaster. This Refina paddle mixing drill is very easy to handle.

Voltage 110V
Power

1200W

Variable speed 0 - 620 RPM
Weight 5.3kg

One speed stripper for mixing thin and vicious materials. Electronic switch for continuously varied speed adjustment. For use with stripper up to 140mm Diameter.

Ergonomic frame handle for user comfort.

1 Day
£20.00
2 Days
£30.00
3 Days
£40.00
4 Days
£40.00
Week
£40.00
Weekend
£30.00

Floor Surfacing

SPE DFG280 Diamond Floor Grinder Single

The DFG280 is the latest model in the SPE DFG floor grinder range of products. Available in 110V electric, the DFG280 is simple to operate and meets the needs of rental companies and flooring contractors alike. Compact and powerful, this DFG280 fits easily into the boot of a car. The machine can be fitted with multiple range of diamond, polymer and PCD attachments, making a very versatile grinding solution for smaller surface preparation jobs.

Voltage 110V
Power output 2.2kW
Head speed 1400 RPM
Weight 44kg
Size 940mm x 280mm x 1020mm

New floating head design. 10” grinding head, folding handle with multiple settings for height adjustment. Built in lifting handles, edge grinding capabilities on both sides, “wall walking” roller bearing for edge work.

Compact and robust design. Flexible “moreflex” coupling. Dust free vac port.

1 Day
£55.00
2 Days
£82.50
3 Days
£110.00
4 Days
£110.00
Week
£110.00
Weekend
£82.50

Diamond Floor Grinder Twin

DFG 280 twin head. Electric

1 Day
£125.00
2 Days
£187.50
3 Days
£250.00
4 Days
£250.00
Week
£250.00
Weekend
£187.50

Makita 5" Diamond Floor Grinder

The smallest of our “concrete diamond planer range”, this machine is solely used for the grinding of concrete high spots and patch grinding in confined and small areas. Compact but powerful, it can smooth off rough patches on terrazzo, marble, granite, sandstone and for de-burring and smoothing rough concrete.

Voltage 110V
Power 1400W
Weight 4kg
Max wheel diameter 125mm

Double insulation, variable speed, soft start, anti-restart function.

Dust bag with a facility for dust extraction unit and an anti-kick back facility.

1 Day
£32.00
2 Days
£48.00
3 Days
£64.00
4 Days
£64.00
Week
£64.00
Weekend
£48.00

Refina EPO180H 7" Surface Preparation Grinder

The EPO180H 7” multi-preparation grinder, with its cushioned double grip handle will cope with multiple applications. Robust and strong enough to strip water based paints, textures and graffiti from plasterboard ceilings, troweled concrete, smooth brickwork, masonry and stone.

Voltage 110V and 240V available
Power 1500W
Weight 3.8kg
Disc 180mm
Noise level 79 dBa

Ideal for stripping Paint and coatings. Speed switch and a two handed comfort handle for precise handling.

Easy to fit abrasive disc will tackle 90% of abrasive cleaning.

1 Day
£25.00
2 Days
£37.50
3 Days
£50.00
4 Days
£50.00
Week
£50.00
Weekend
£37.50

SPE DFG400 Floor Grinder - Petrol

For the preparation and smoothing of concrete floors when they have become pitted or encrusted with day to day debris. Various grades of grinding blocks, brushes and flail boxes are available to buy. The equipment is easy to use and its twin grinding heads and heavy duty gearbox ensure high productivity and reliability. An adjustable dust extraction skirt provides dust free operation when used with dust extraction vacuums. This machine can safely be used by one person.

Power Petrol
Head speed 400rpm
Weight 78kg
Length 820mm
Width 560mm
Height 700mm

Ideal for the accurate grinding of concrete surfaces and the removing of oil and dirt deposits. Can use carborundum, wire brushes and diamond blocks. Carborundum blocks available on a sale or return basis. Diamond blocks can be hired separately.

An electric version is also available.

1 Day
£55.00
2 Days
£82.50
3 Days
£110.00
4 Days
£110.00
Week
£110.00
Weekend
£82.50

SPE DFG400 Floor Grinder - Electric

For the preparation and smoothing of concrete floors when they have become pitted or encrusted with day to day debris. Various grades of grinding blocks, brushes and flail boxes are available to buy. The equipment is easy to use and its twin grinding heads and heavy duty gearbox ensure high productivity and reliability. An adjustable dust extraction skirt provides dust free operation when used with dust extraction vacuums. This machine can safely be used by one person.

Voltage 110V
Transformer 5kVA
Generator required 8kVA
Head speed 335rpm
Weight 86kg
Length 820mm
Width 560mm
Height 700mm

Ideal for the accurate grinding of concrete surfaces and the removing of oil and dirt deposits. Can use carborundum, wire brushes and diamond blocks. Carborundum blocks available on a sale or return basis. Diamond blocks can be hired separately.

A petrol version is also available.

1 Day
£45.00
2 Days
£67.50
3 Days
£90.00
4 Days
£90.00
Week
£90.00
Weekend
£67.50

SPE BEF27S Floor Planer/Scrabbler/Scarifier

The BEF27S multiplane offers the user a machine of compact proportions for preparing and planing concrete floors.

The unique design of the cutter drum – with six shafts and heavy duty cutters, means that the BEF 27S can be used for both preparation and heavy duty planning work.

Power Petrol
Cutter width 275mm
Working distance from wall 65mm
Size (L x W x H) 1220mm x 511mm x 900mm
Weight 145kg

50mm (2”) dust extraction port, dust free when operated with dust extraction vacuum. Six flail shafts, heavy duty TCT cutters. Large diameter wheels for excellent mobility and stability, forward mounted cutter drum for perfect balance. Cleans and textures concrete and asphalt. Removes paint, rust, grease, ice deposits and line markings. Grooving applications. Scabbling and keying up large areas.

1 Day
£180.00
2 Days
£270.00
3 Days
£360.00
4 Days
£360.00
Week
£360.00
Weekend
£270.00

TFP200 Floor Planer/De-chipper - Electric

A very powerful machine for its size, the TFP200 electric floor planer is fitted with special TCT cutters which can be used for a multitude of applications from deep concrete reduction to light scarifying and keying up non-slip surfaces.

Voltage 110V
Size (L x W x H) 900mm x 350mm x 900mm
Weight 59kg
Cutting width 195mm

Accurate hand wheel depth adjustment. Removes paint, epoxy and rubberized coatings. Dust extraction facility, applies non-slip textures or grooves. Height adjustable. Cushion handle for easy maneuverability.

A petrol version is also available.

1 Day
£80.00
2 Days
£120.00
3 Days
£160.00
4 Days
£160.00
Week
£160.00
Weekend
£120.00

TFP200 Floor Planer/De-chipper - Petrol

A very powerful machine for its size, the TFP200 petrol floor planer is fitted with special TCT cutters which can be used for a multitude of applications from deep concrete reduction to light scarifying and keying up non-slip surfaces.

Power Petrol
Size (L x W x H) 900mm x 350mm x 900mm
Weight 59kg
Cutting width 195mm

Accurate hand wheel depth adjustment. Removes paint, epoxy and rubberized coatings. Dust extraction facility, applies non-slip textures or grooves. Height adjustable. Cushion handle for easy maneuverability.

An electric version is also available.

1 Day
£90.00
2 Days
£135.00
3 Days
£180.00
4 Days
£180.00
Week
£180.00
Weekend
£135.00