Kelsey Plant Hire and Engineering Ltd

Kelsey Plant Hire  is an independent, professionally run business offering local, outstanding hiring services. We provide a general self-drive fleet of plant hire in Sussex including micro diggers, mini diggers 1.5 tonne up to 5 tonne, 8 tonne midi diggers, dumpers, mini tracked dumpers, telehandlers 6m to 14m, rollers and Avant handlers.

Kelsey Plant Hire has embraced new alternative ECO PLANT MACHINERY technology. We have recently acquired and brought under our wing, Green Planet Plant Hire, a company dedicated to providing an electric alternative to diesel and petrol driven plant machinery all over the country.

Kelsey Plant Hire believe that ELECTRIC POWERED equipment is the way forward and we are committed to continually adding to our hire fleet as new electrically powered products enter the market.


Hybrid Electric Mini Diggers

We have invested in the latest Eco plant technology and have available for hire hybrid diesel / electric mini excavators. 

We hire out two sizes:

  1. 1.9 tonne Takeuchi TB216H 
  2. 1.3 tonne micro Takeuchi TB210H

These dual power machines run either as a normal diesel machine or, when plugged into mains 3 phase (or generator) switch to near silent, emission free operation with no loss of digging power.


Hybrid Electric Mini Diggers

Electric Dumpers

We hire fully electric dumpers. These highly manoeuvrable skiploading dumpers are capable of operating for an 8 hour day before needing to be recharged overnight. We have 1 tonne and 1.5 tonne electric dumpers available to hire for projects where zero emissions and low noise are a necessary requirement. 

Essential for work in places which are in continuous use, for example:

  • Hospitals
  • Operation centres
  • Food processing centres
  • Transport hubs (airports, stations etc)

Perfect for projects within or close vicinity to:

  • Demolition sites
  • Shops / shopping centres
  • Places of worship
  • Overnight construction areas
  • Schools
Electric Dumpers

Electric Mini Dumpers / Power Barrows / Truxta

Within our ECO electric range of plant machinery hire are the Truxta mini electric dumpers. These superb machines are available with skip or flatbed for effortless tranportation of materials in and around site.

These 450kg and 300kg electric power barrows are 4 wheeled and articulated making manoeuvres easy particularly within tight indoor areas.

Electric Mini Dumpers / Power Barrows / Truxta

Mini Diggers

We have a variety of quality, reliable Takeuchi mini diggers for hire from the 1 tonne micro right up to large 8 tonne diggers. Our mini diggers also include Doorway diggers, 1.5 T diggers, 3.0 T diggers and 5.0 T diggers.

Our mini diggers are all available with hydraulic breakers and augers.

Mini Diggers


Our range of telehandlers for hire include forklifts ranging from the compact 6m up to the larger 14m.

Also available we have 9m, 10m and 14m telescopic forklifts.



We have a wide range of dumpers available to hire ranging from 1 to 6 tons.

The dumpers we have available are:

  • 1 Ton skiploaders
  • 2 Ton highlift swivel
  • 3 Ton straight tip and swivel tip
  • 6 Ton straight tip and swivel tip

We also have mini tracked skip loading dumpers (500kg - 1 tonne) also known as tracked barrows.



We provide various types of rollers.

They include pedestrian rollers, 800mm rollers and 1200mm rollers.


Kelsey Plant Hire and Engineering Ltd Overview