Speedy Hire

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Speedy Hire plc
Public (LSESDY)
Industry Support Services
Founded 1977
Founder John Brown
Headquarters Haydock, UK
Key people
Jan Åstrand (Non-executive Chairman of the board), Russell Down(CEO)
Products Tools, Access, Welding, Lifting & Materials Handling, Safety, Survey, Temporary Accommodation, Communications, Rail, Generators, Pumps, Compressors, Training, and complementary services
Revenue £375 million (year - Mar 2015)[1]
Number of employees
4,000 (2010)
Website www.speedyservices.com
Speedy Hire in Basingstoke

Speedy Hire (LSESDY) (Speedy) is a UK provider of equipment rental and support services to clients across the construction, infrastructure, industrial, manufacturing, facilities management, retail, leisure and events sectors - as well as to local trades and industry.

The company was founded in Wigan in 1977 and now operates from over 300 fixed sites - together with a number of on-site facilities at client locations in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East - the company supplies:

  • the hire of small tools and equipment
  • surveying and measurement instrumentation
  • lifting and materials handling equipment
  • powered and non-powered access equipment
  • temporary accommodation
  • compressed air
  • temporary power generation
  • mechanical pumps
  • temporary site communications

The Group also provides associated services through the provision of training, asset management and testing, repair, inspection and maintenance (TRIM), as well as offering advisory services in areas such as health and safety, environmental and regulatory compliance.


  1. ^ "Results for the year ended 31 March 2015". Speedy Hire. 

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