O’Malley Groundworks takes delivery of UK’s first Yanmar C50R-5A

O’Malley Groundworks has taken delivery of the very first C50R-5A tracked carrier sold in the UK. Retailed through Taylor & Braithwaite, Yanmar’s official dealer for Cumbria, Northumberland and Durham (including Tyneside and Teesside), the new model will be used for a wide range of earthmoving applications. Added to the Yanmar portfolio earlier this year, the […]

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YANMAR AND HYUNDAI FIRST CEMENTS LOCAL FIRMS’ LONG RUNNING PARTNERSHIP

Two Cumbrian firms have strengthened their partnership following a decision by Waitings Ltd to purchase Yanmar equipment from newly appointed Yanmar dealer, Taylor & Braithwaite. This deal follows a another first by Waitings Ltd who were the first customers to purchase Hyundai machines over ten years ago from Taylor & Braithwaite after they switched focus […]

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Yanmar welcomes Taylor & Braithwaite to UK dealer network

Yanmar Compact Equipment Europe (CEE) has appointed Taylor & Braithwaite to its UK dealer network. The construction, quarrying and recycling specialist will be responsible for distributing Yanmar’s class-leading portfolio of excavators, carriers and wheel loaders to professionals across Cumbria, Northumberland and Durham (including Tyneside and Teesside). With more than 50 years’ experience in equipment sales, […]

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Covid-19 Business Impact Update – 08/06/2020

We wanted to update you on steps we are taking to keep our team members and business partners safe, whilst continuing to support our customers. Our Sandford depot is fully operational. We will operate to government guidelines including all social distancing and hygiene recommendations. If you are visiting our depot please telephone 017683 41400 in […]

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Taylor & Braithwaite shortlisted for In-Cumbria 2019 Business Award

Taylor & Braithwaite are delighted to have been shortlisted in the “Best SME Business” category of the 2019 In-Cumbria Business Awards, an award which recognises businesses with 1-50 employees that can demonstrate strong leadership and vision, good sales growth and sound financial performance. A record number of entries were made for Cumbria’s premier celebration of […]

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Hyundai Construction Equipment celebrates 25 years in Europe

Tessenderlo, Belgium, 7th of February 2020 – HCEE (Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe) celebrates 25 years in Europe. After making its European debut in Geel (province of Antwerp, Belgium) in 1995 the company is now located in a new state-of-the-art European headquarters in Tessenderlo (province of Limburg, Belgium). Becoming an independent business unit in 2017, defining […]

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On track for ten year return

When Pete Marquis Contractors purchase heavy construction excavators, they fully expect their machines to be in operation for a full ten years, before they consider replacing. This expectation remained in place when they decided to purchase their first Hyundai machine back in 2014 from Cumbrian Dealer Taylor & Braithwaite, and five years on, Pete reports […]

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Taylor & Braithwaite sell the first Hyundai HX900 L in Europe
to demolition giants ABLE UK

 Taylor & Braithwaite, HCEE (Hyundai Construction Equipment Europe) distributor,located in Cumbria UK, has sold the very first HX900 L crawler excavator to leading demolition giants, ABLE UK. ABLE UK, headquartered in Middlesborough UK, operates across a number of challenging industrial and business sectors and is a specialist in complex demolition and decommissioning processes. The […]

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Apprentice Stores Person required

JOB TITLE Apprentice Stores Person REPORTING TO Parts Manager ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Assist and support Parts Manager to maintain the parts stock control system ensuring sufficient stock levels are maintained including the completion of stock-takes as required • Assist with the goods received process ensuring stock is correctly labelled and located within an acceptable […]

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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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