Combine safety, technical capability, ongoing service/support and cost, and you’re onto a winner!

Thompsons Plant Hire (TPH) is a family business based in Flimby on the Cumbrian coast. Founded in 1994 by Kevin Thompson, the business has grown from small beginnings with just a couple of wagons and plant to a multi-million-pound business, employing over 90 staff with over 100 vehicles, serving several blue-chip companies. The business covers […]

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Taylor and Braithwaite partner with IMS

Taylor and Braithwaite are pleased to announce they have been appointed the national franchise for Irish Manufacturing Services Limited (IMS) for the whole of the UK. Specialising in designing and manufacturing equipment for the mining, quarrying, recycling and materials handling industries, IMS were formed in 2010 and are based in Northern Ireland, a region renowned […]

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A £1 million investment is set to boost the local economy and secure employment in the county following a deal between two longstanding family owned businesses in Cumbria. The deal, between Waitings Ltd, an award winning civil and marine engineering company based in Penrith and construction equipment specialists, Taylor and Braithwaite from Sandford just east […]

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Taylor & Braithwaite announce their next big step in ensuring nationwide aftersales coverage.

Taylor & Braithwaite (T&B) directors, Paul Taylor and Ian Burton have joined forces with Steve Corner and Brian Conn to form sister company TBS Plant Ltd (TBS). The newly formed company will function in the image of T&B, supplying market leading plant and equipment products from some of the world’s top manufacturers; Hyundai, Rubble Master, […]

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VACANCY – Stores Person

We are currently recruiting for a Stores Person based at our premises in Sandford, Appleby  This is a full-time role and involves a variety of tasks including Stock Control, Dealing with Customers and Suppliers and general repairs of small equipment.  The role requires someone who is organised, can communicate well and is happy working behind […]

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Taylor and Braithwaite - We're hiring

VACANCY – Administrator

Job Opportunity – Administrator We are currently recruiting for a general Administrative position based at our premises in Sandford, Appleby. This is a full-time role and involves a variety of tasks including data processing, accounts admin, basic website maintenance and general support to the Operations Manager. You must be computer literate to undertake this role. […]

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Plant firms think pink to raise over £30,000 for charity

A new Takeuchi TB216 mini-excavator recently went under the hammer, raising over £30,000 for charity as part of Jock’s PINK Tractor appeal. The appeal is the brainchild of Jock Paterson and his wife Karen, of Ayrshire-based John M Paterson Plant and Machinery, who set up the campaign almost twelve months ago by purchasing their first […]

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Taylor & Braithwaite welcomes Rob Taylor

Taylor and Braithwaite recently welcomed Rob Taylor to the team. Rob has joined us as an Apprentice Technician and has become part of our aftersales team. Being the son of Paul Taylor our Aftersales Director, has meant being part of the T&B team has always been his number one choice, with machines being a major […]

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The new Hyundai HX130 LCR crawler excavator takes centre stage at Hillhead

The new Hyundai HX130 LCR crawler excavator takes centre stage at Hillhead Hyundai Construction Equipment recently launched the HX130 LCR – the third compact-radius excavator model in the company’s HX series product line. Visitors to the Hyundai stand at the forthcoming Hillhead exhibition (26th – 28th June, Buxton UK) will be amongst the first to […]

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Taylor and Braithwaite - Hyundai HL960 HD Press Release

Hyundai Construction Equipment launch the new Hyundai HL960 HD Heavy Duty Wheeled Loader

Hyundai has recently launched a brand new heavy duty wheeled loader – the HL960 HD. This new addition to the Hyundai range offers the very best in wheeled loader technology, and has been designed with the waste handling and recycling industries in mind, which are experiencing a high growth rate in Europe and North America. […]

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