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Eco Tower Light

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 13th July 2017

Eco Tower Light

The Eco tower light hire is built to be environmentally friendly. Studies have proven it can reduce fuel consumption by up to 5 times in comparison to conventional lighting towers. This reduces CO2 emissions significantly. High availability across the country call our team for more information 0844 288 7265.  

Tower Lights a Tale of Some British Men, Light Bulbs and Beards

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 8th September 2019

Tower Lights a Tale of Some British Men, Light Bulbs and Beards

Common sense dictates that when the nights draw in towards the end of the year, the light fades. The risk of accident and or injury on site increases. That is when light towers come into their own on building sites, large construction sites, road works and anywhere burly men swing pickaxes or fiddle the lever of an excavator. There is such an interesting story attached to light bulbs and L.E.D'S (light emitting diodes or LEDS). The fact we have lighting towers for hire is great, but the story behind it all is mesmerising. It involves a gaggle of chemists, some…

Hilight LED Tower Light B5

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 6th September 2019

Hilight LED Tower Light B5

Suitable for a wide range of applications the Hilight LED Tower is perfect for events, construction and any temporary lighting solutions. This includes Oil and Gas applications. This is cutting edge lighting technology. SmartMast The light tower has a hydraulic vertical mast. This technology features intelligent in-built sensors that detect adverse environmental conditions and will automatically lower the vertical mast when safety or stability is compromised.

Mini Silenced Tower Light 5.5m

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 6th September 2019

Mini Silenced Tower Light 5.5m

A compact and easy to move around site mini silenced Tower Light. 5.5m tall mast and enough light to enable you to keep working long after the sun goes down. This Mini Silenced Tower Light has enough light to cover 272 meters square and a decibel rating of 50dB(A). Perfect for all lighting applications on site or at your event.

X Eco Tower Light | PAL Hire | low cost lighting

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 6th October 2017

X Eco Tower Light | PAL Hire | low cost lighting

Illuminate your site with the x eco tower light With the dark nights approaching, companies are looking for an efficent solution to extend daylight hours - Well PAL Hire now has the X Eco Tower Light, available This towable mobile diesel sustainable lighting tower is ideal for any site looking to add a little more illumination without having to worry about the cost of less efficient fuel guzzling models. The x eco lighting tower can offer fuel savings of upto £336 per month and reduce emissions by more than 70% all while increasing the running time by 400%. Led Lights without…

9 Metre Tower Light

Relevance: 95%      Posted on: 6th September 2019

9 Metre Tower Light

An award winning innovation in environmental lighting, the VB9 provides full power metal halide light coverage whilst delivering real environmental benefits. Due to its reduced fuel consumption the VB9 provides a substantially increased run time of 320 hours, resulting in monthly refueling as opposed to weekly.

HiLight Lighting Tower

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 13th July 2017

HiLight Lighting Tower

Within three minutes, these lighting tower units are up and running, our highlight lighting tower is mounted on a high-speed chassis and is fully road safety compliant. This lighting tower is designed to work quietly and throw a large amount of light into the workspace. With a robust and compact build, it can be easily transported across sites with ease.

Prolight Mobile Solar Lighting Tower

Relevance: 55%      Posted on: 6th September 2019

Prolight Mobile Solar Lighting Tower

Never needing to be refuelled - the Prolight solar LED Lighting Tower solves a number of problems. It is the only mobile solar light tower which operates all year round in the UK. Even with our potentially challenging winter conditions. Add highly efficient digital functions and remote controls - you can change settings and match the light conditions without needing to touch the light tower on site. Perfect if you need to hire more than one solar light tower.

Safety Lighting Tower

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 13th July 2017

Safety Lighting Tower

This safety lighting tower is a class apart. With a smart stability sensor which can sense ground movement, the mast will automatically lower itself to safety. This will ensure the lighting tower will not rollover and cause a serious mishap onsite. With four metal halide lamps of 1000watts each, you have some serious lighting to help you complete your work. With the 360° rotation of the mast, the lights can illuminate far and wide and just about any area on the worksite. With a run time of over ninety-hours, there is minimal downtime and which allows for work to continue…

ATEX LED Link Light 110v

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 9th February 2016

ATEX LED Link Light 110v

ATEX LED link light 110v are specialist lights for hazardous areas

ATEX Vessell Entry Light 24v

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 9th February 2016

ATEX Vessell Entry Light 24v

ATEX Vessell Entry Light 24v are specialist lights for hazardous areas.

Light Balloon

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 6th September 2019

Light Balloon

The light balloon features a compact and flexible design that quickly provides light where you need it. Thanks to its simple construction, set up is quick and easy. The elliptical shape of the lamp shade with the powerful 1000 W metal halide lamp offers maximum brightness without glare. That makes it ideal for road work, special events, concrete pours and general construction and building site illumination. The height of the light point above ground is over 5 meters.

Solar Light

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 3rd May 2019

Solar Light

The Solar Light utilises solar technology to offer an eco-friendly alternative to diesel run lighting towers. Omitting a powerful 20w, the light offers a silent, clean, low-carbon operation with minimal maintenance, making it ideal for construction sites, compounds, car parks, pathways, and smaller roads. PAL Hire offers two models of the Solar Light, depending on the application. Discuss your requirements with our trained experts.

X-Chain Lighting Tower

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 15th November 2018

X-Chain Lighting Tower

If you're in need of a lightweight and easy to manoeuvre lighting tower, look no further than the X-Chain. The X-Chain is rugged, long lasting, and is the first lighting tower in the market that has a patented mast emergency brake system designed to improve safety. The lighting tower guarantees 2,400 sqm of illuminated area. Enhanced technology allows for maximum fuel efficiency and reliability. To hire this unique lighting tower, call our team on 0844 288 7265.

Plasterers Light

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 1st November 2019

Plasterers Light

Plasterers Light for hire. Complete with retractable legs. This fluorescent plasterers light offers a safe and easy portable light that can be joined with other lights. Using the twin power take off points. Fully adjustable this plasterers light can be used either horizontally or vertically. Anti corrosive and protective surfaces makes this fluorescent light perfect for plastering internally. The sleek design allows for practical application of plaster in tight spaces.    

Rechargeable LED Work Light

Relevance: 50%      Posted on: 1st November 2019

Rechargeable LED Work Light

Hire the Galaxy Pro Rechargeable, Portable LED Floodlight/Sitelight, 3500 Lumens. Ideal for task lighting or around and about site. Utilising the very latest LED technology, the Galaxy Pro work light produces a very impressive 3500 lumen output (equivalent to a 175W halogen light) and gives a wide floodlight beam in excess of 30 metres. With a host or variety of ways of use. This is a great addition to your tools to get the job done! The Galaxy Pro's entire construction was designed for durability and ease of use on building sites, in workshops, and other demanding situations. Its body…

ATEX LED TASK Light

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 9th February 2016

ATEX LED TASK Light

ATEX LED TASK Lights are specialist lights for hazardous areas

ATEX Vessel Entry Emergency Light

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 9th February 2016

ATEX Vessel Entry Emergency Light

ATEX vessel entry emergency lights are specialist lights for hazardous areas ATEX is the common name given for the ‘European Directives for controlling explosive atmospheres’ (HSE)

Is there light at the end of the steel tunnel?

Relevance: 45%      Posted on: 1st June 2016

Is there light at the end of the steel tunnel?

4,800 jobs have been saved after Tata Steel finalised the sale of its long products, including construction steel and railway tracks to Greybull Capital. The move, which will also help to restore the name of the steel industry, came after initial talks with Greybull in December 2015, before the Indian conglomerate decided they wanted to sell all of its UK businesses. The sale of the loss-making businesses includes plants in Lincolnshire, Scunthorpe, Teeside, York and Workington. The Indian company announced in a press release sent out last night, "Tata Steel UK today announced the completion of the sale of its…

4.50m Electric PAV Lift

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 28th June 2017

4.50m Electric PAV Lift

The 4.50m Electric PAV Lift is ideal for any site needing powered access. This model is all terrain and can be operated indoors and outdoors. Models provided by PAL Hire include the Power Tower NanoSP, Power Tower NanoWR, and the Power Tower Nano. PAL Hire can also provide IPAF training courses – speak to our team if you need to attend a training course. All machines must be operated by a trained operative. Ultra-compact low level access platform offering efficiency and speed for light tasks.

Tips on Winter Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool Hire

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 20th September 2019

Tips on Winter Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool Hire

Saving time and money... ...on Plant, Machinery, Equipment and Tool hire during the winter. When the cold spell begins to bite this year, you will need to be prepared with the right equipment on site. During this article we discuss just some of the sticking points to winter hire. What can be done to alleviate known winter issues on site and finally how consolidating your hire suppliers can save you time and money. Autumn officially begins on the 23rd of September this year, and it is a period of adjustment from the heady days of summer. We have had a…

Impact on the Environment

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 27th June 2018

Impact on the Environment

It’s widely accepted that the advancement of the human race over the last 200 years has had a negative impact on the Earth’s natural environment. PAL Hire understands the responsibility it has as an organisation to ensure it offers environmentally friendly solutions. The growing changes in the plant hire industry, and the higher number of contracts requiring those placing tenders to show a sense of corporate and social responsibility in regard to climate change, ensures PAL Hire is at the forefront of this industry and can provide plant hire and machinery to meet clients’ requirements. Construction projects have a major…

Lighting and Site Safety

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 16th July 2018

Lighting and Site Safety

There is a distinct correlation between light and time. The greater the amount of light we receive, the more time we have. If we all went back to living in the jungle, away from the hustle and bustle of major cities, we’d wake up when the sun rose and go to sleep when the sun set. Due to the Earth’s rotational pattern, the emergence of cold weather would reduce the amount of time from which we’d be able to benefit. As a stroke of luck, we live on this planet at the same time as the most advanced technology ever…

Powering a Site

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 30th August 2018

Powering a Site

Power, we all crave it, we all need it, we all require it, but none more so than a construction site or an outdoor event. To some, ruling the world is the pinnacle of life; to PAL Hire, powering a site is what we aspire to achieve for every client. From lighting towers to generators, PAL Hire has the power to operate a full construction site anywhere in the UK via its network of nationwide suppliers. Lighting Towers Lighting hire needs to be at the forefront of your thinking if you wish to operate your construction site through the night.…

Did you Underestimate the North?

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 3rd October 2019

Did you Underestimate the North?

We have already charted how important portable toilets are on building sites. Everyone understands that where there is a professional construction team – they need welfare. Due to the efforts of our supply chain we can offer free delivery over 21,136 km2 of the North West. We literally have the Norther Powerhouse covered. OK, so we have not managed to stretch to Hull or Newcastle. With nearly 10% of the country covered with this free delivery on site toilets; this is a start. Don’t get us wrong. We deliver all our hire products all over the UK, at the proverbial…

Hire Smart in 2020

Relevance: 9%      Posted on: 27th November 2019

Hire Smart in 2020

We know that plans are well underway for sites to open up in the new year. As 2019 draws to a close – we are now talking a great amount of orders for 2020. Right up until the summer enquiries are coming in for our core equipment. Although these do carry a next day availability (subject to demand and location) promise. Our accounts are booking their hire equipment now for the new year. What drives early booking of equipment for the new year? Price is the principle driver for early equipment hire bookings. Getting the best value for hire is…

Colorised History: Iconic Buildings In Mid Construction Brought To Life

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 18th July 2017

Colorised History: Iconic Buildings In Mid Construction Brought To Life

One of the coolest trends in photography now is using colourizing techniques to bring history to life. As covered by Vox, Buzzfeed and even BBC News, we wanted to take this amazing form of art in a different direction for this week's blog - colourizing the built environment! The large majority of these have been recreated by Jordan Lloyd of Dynamic Chrome, (also known as Photo Jacker) but another great colorist Dana Keller is also included in this roundup.   https://www.reddit.com/r/ColorizedHistory/comments/44nik3/the_eiffel_tower_july_1888/ The Eiffel Tower is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel. Constructed from 1887–89 as the entrance to the World's Fair, it was initially criticised by…

20 Yard RORO

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th December 2015

20 Yard RORO

The 20 yard RORO can be used for both light industrial waste and heavy industrial materials. Commercial and licensed Roll on and Roll off container services throughout the UK. RORO skip containers allow for more volume than standard skip containers. Ideal for ground works, rubble and building debris. Download the SKIP HIRE Tech SPEC Sheet PDF

40 Yard RORO Hire

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th December 2015

40 Yard RORO Hire

The 40 yard RORO is the largest container that we offer. Ideal for industrial projects and the removal of construction waste. With a capacity of up to 35 tonnes the 40 yard RORO can accommodate both light waste as well as bulky waste. Get in touch for quotes on waste and our exchange services.

Longwave Heater

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 28th January 2016

Longwave Heater

This is an infra-red Longwave Heater is suitable for areas where people are working. The longwave heater is a recommended source of heat as it features none-glow ceramic elements, which do not emit light to ensure user safety.

ATEX Vessell Entry Transformer

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 9th February 2016

ATEX Vessell Entry Transformer

ATEX Vessell Entry Transformers are for use with the ATEX emergency light and LED task lights.

Air Demolition Picks & Chipping Hammers

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 12th February 2016

Air Demolition Picks & Chipping Hammers

Air demolition picks and chipping hammers are for light-to-medium chipping through to more heavier materials such as concrete.

Diesel 75mm Diaphragm Pump

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 19th February 2016

Diesel 75mm Diaphragm Pump

For all-round, general pumping of water, the Diaphragm Pump is the ideal machine to help you clear your premises. It can also tolerate light sludge. This pump is ideal for commercial, general and industrial applications. Maintenance free running and pumping.

5.20m Electric PAV Lift

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 5th April 2016

5.20m Electric PAV Lift

The 5.20m Electric PAV Lift is ideal for any site needing powered access. This model is all terrain and can be operated indoors and outdoors. Models provided by PAL Hire include the Boss X3X and the Power Tower. PAL Hire can also provide IPAF training courses – speak to our team if you need to attend a training course. All machines must be operated by a trained operative.

Help with types of Waste for Skips and Roll on Roll of Containers

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 18th July 2019

Help with types of Waste for Skips and Roll on Roll of Containers

A handy waste guide for business What can I put in a skip? What waste do you process? Here is a smart guide to what you can put in a skip or Roll on Roll off container. Our focus is on commercial and trade waste. If you are buying in waste management services from PAL Hire (or any skip and waste service provider). There some good tips to help you avoid additional costs. Quantify your waste Correctly grade your waste What is the waste Who is responsible for your waste Does the service meet your CSR objectives? What is not…

Glow-in-the-dark cement could replace street lights and illuminate pavements

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 11th May 2016

Glow-in-the-dark cement could replace street lights and illuminate pavements

A Mexican scientist has invented a glow-in-the dark cement which could replace the need for street lights and illuminate pavements and bicycle lanes. The cement, which is sun-resistant works by absorbing solar energy throughout the daytime and during the evening then releases it. The cement, which has been patented by Dr. José Carlos Rubio of the University of San Nicolas Hidalgo, Mexico is believed to be the first of its kind. Dr. Rubio explained that when water is mixed with regular cement, it forms crystal flakes which act as a barrier to solar energy and its ability to absorb. He…

Want to get the most throughout, minimise downtime, and save fuel costs? PAL Hire is leading the charge

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 30th November 2017

Want to get the most throughout, minimise downtime, and save fuel costs? PAL Hire is leading the charge

Road users can save up to £800 each year by choosing the most efficient method of fuel management. For businesses, this is of importance as it benefits both their customer base and, of course, the ‘bottom line’. Any company that supply to a fuelling or fleet operations business is mindful of the big bite fuel costs are taking from the decisive profit margin. PAL Hire is an ISO9001 accredited company – with an experienced management system designed to work with customers and clients to meet all fuel requirements and beat all competitors when it comes to fuel tank hire and…

5 of the coolest smart gadgets in construction

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 21st July 2016

5 of the coolest smart gadgets in construction

High-tech gadgets and gizmos probably don’t spring to mind when thinking of the construction industry. Smart devices and sophisticated tech are more likely to be associated with the office and corporate world. However, the industry is fast-moving when it comes to adapting to technology and savvy gadgets are fast-moving into the industry. From safety to practicality, handy to downright genius, the following gadgets are revolutionising how things are currently done. The CAT S60 Smartphone When you was a kid, did you dream of having superpowers that enabled you to see through walls? Well, the CAT S60 Smartphone, introduced by Caterpillar…

Manchester – The City of Growth

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Manchester - The City of Growth

Manchester, a city currently tormenting the masses with roadworks at every major junction. It’s also a city leading the construction boom being experienced across the North West. As the rest of the country slowly awakes from its slumber, experiencing a 0.4% increase in construction output in February 2019[1], the North West, and Manchester in particular, continues to see an increase in the number of construction projects. Continuing on from a tremendous Aug-Nov 2018, which saw total construction output increase by almost 15% compared to Aug-Nov 2017[2], the market is showing no signs of slowing down with the number of cranes…

Hire On-Site Tools and Plant and Machinery

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th May 2019

Hire On-Site Tools and Plant and Machinery

As a multiple products supplier, it is PAL Hire’s duty to provide you and your workforce with all the tools needed to complete your project. Working with PAL Hire brings about a range of benefits and as our client, it is our duty to save you time and money. We’ve already mentioned we provide a wide range of welfare facilities, including toilets and power to your site, but your site needs more than simply welfare. For your site to operate, you need to hire on-site tools. Regardless of the size of a project site, every site needs an assortment of…

How far has modern Plant Machinery come?

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 5th January 2018

How far has modern Plant Machinery come?

Modern machinery as we know it has come a long way. Necessity being the mother of invention has enabled the ability for the completion of bigger civil engineering projects. From the construction of canals, roads, through to railways and modern motorways, the need to deliver projects on time and on budget has driven change. The nation’s infrastructure bears testament to the numerous changes in civil engineering and how mechanisation has improved projects. It is hard to think that the construction of Egypt’s pyramids occurred about four thousand years ago, yet it was only in the past 200 years that mechanisation…

How to keep your business going during cold snaps

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th January 2018

How to keep your business going during cold snaps

Cold weather in the UK is something we never are prepared for. Although we are on a parallel with Moscow where the Moskva river still freezes over (we forget the Thames used to do that up to the early 1800’s) and whilst we have a more temperate climate driven by the North Atlantic Drift weather stream, if our weather turns for the worst we do suffer as a country. The UK is genuinely not prepared for extreme cold snaps during winter. When these do occur we need to ensure that our workplaces are comfortable for working in. This includes offices,…

9 Point Emergency Business Contingency Recovery – Flooding

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 25th July 2019

9 Point Emergency Business Contingency Recovery - Flooding

As the mercury rises in the UK, as does the potential for extreme thunderstorms and associated down-pouring of rain. The Met Office has already issued Yellow Warnings for Rainfall that may lead to surface water and flooding in a few places. This is expanded to the potential risk that homes and businesses could become flooded. How to recover from a flood at your company, business or place of work? Here is our list of things to consider when you have a flood disaster at your business. 1) Try and prepare in advance a. Move business critical items as high as…

Permits for skip hire and other activities in London

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 13th March 2018

Permits for skip hire and other activities in London

London is vast, everything which goes on in the conurbation containing 33 Borough councils includes vast numbers. As result of its 9,787,426 population there are on average 10 million car trips, over half a million cycle trips and about six million bus passenger journeys (1 source Tfl Mayor’s Code of Conduct for Road Works 2012) – although 6 years old the data is still relevant. As highlighted in the recent weather events our nations roads (no withstanding the capitals) are operating at maximum capacity nearly all the time. That is before we factor Tube Journeys (on average 1.37 billion of…

Working at Heights – Congratulations you have evolved!

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Working at Heights - Congratulations you have evolved!

Having a height challenge is never a great thing. In many retail and industrial settings there is often call for reaching high places within a space safely. Long gone are the carefree days when anyone can simply pull out an extending ladder and carry out tasks at height. The risks of such an action to life and limb are high enough, but the litigious world we work in and better working regulations means that our work places are a safer place to be. And rightly so. The UK has always been at the vanguard of workplace safety, however the past…

Sustained Power – Fuel, Performance, and Telematics

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Sustained Power - Fuel, Performance, and Telematics

Having a site which operates around the clock is often needed to ensure that projects are delivered on time and on budget. Be it power and lighting for the site to operate through the night or to ensure that welfare is maintained for security teams. Having sustained power is often critical for objective success and is key to the performance of your project. Objective Success Security, materials management and welfare are key objectives which are paramount to have a powered solution to ensure that you can get the job done. Security can be the power of lighting to light compounds…

Moving Home or Office During Summer

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Moving Home or Office During Summer

As we dive into the summer months, we see more and more houses and office spaces going up on the market, people getting ready to make a move. Many statistics suggest that summer is the most popular reason for moving to a new house or office space, with most house buyers choosing September 1st for their moving day. In 2015, the busiest day for removal companies was the 31st of July. The sun shining can make the whole moving process just a little easier, you don’t have to worry about your stuff getting wet from the rain, you can leave…

Purchase or Hire?

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 10th July 2018

Purchase or Hire?

Messi or Ronaldo? Captain American or Iron Man? Will Young or Gareth Gates? Questions that plague the public. One question outweighs all these and others of a similar vein. A question which keeps successful business owners awake at night; brings out hot sweats when asked during a business meeting; shall I purchase or hire plant? Quite possibly the most important question in the construction world. Purchase or hire? Own or rent? The sheer number of mental calculations one must do before they can come to an answer in which they have at least 95% confidence is astronomical. It’s not a…

Health and Safety on Site

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 23rd July 2018

Health and Safety on Site

Hard hats have become synonymous with health and safety protocols on a construction site; however, there is more to health and safety than hard hats, hi vis jackets, and protective clothing. At PAL Hire, we understand health and safety also refers to where workers are situated, whether on the ground or in the air, the time at which they work, site accommodation could possibly be required if the construction site is operational through the night, and safety procedures relating to the equipment used during a project. Working at Height One of the most dangerous scenarios at a construction site is…

Flood Management

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th August 2018

Flood Management

Summer doesn’t last forever. We’re coming into months of cold weather, comfy sweaters, and torrential rain. As is the norm within the UK for the last few years, flooding is expected. Flood management will become a major talking point by the end of the year when parts of the UK will be underwater, and homes and businesses have been destroyed. PAL Hire will protect you. We will protect your business, your home, your valuables, you. There are a few things you can do before you contact PAL Hire to cement your flooding plans: Train every member of staff in flood safety…

Protecting Your Workforce When it Rains

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 17th August 2018

Protecting Your Workforce When it Rains

Your workforce is the backbone of your company. Until AI and robotic technology advances to a point where humans are no longer the most advanced species on Earth, you need your workforce on your side. As humans we’re genetically developed to seek sunshine. Sunshine represents happiness. Rain represents sadness. PAL Hire’s aim is to bring your workers happiness when it’s raining. We understand this could be an impossible task. Some of us have tried to make people happy when they’re unhappy and have only made things worse; however, we’ve not been using PAL Hire’s strategy. What do you give someone…

Powered Access Equipment

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 28th August 2018

Powered Access Equipment

PAL Hire reaches new heights through its offering of powered access equipment. Pardon the play on words, but we can help you soar and reach the top of the tower. Our equipment offering suits a range of requirements, whether indoor or outdoor, and we deliver equipment throughout the UK. There are several different types of powered access equipment offered by PAL Hire, including boom lifts, low level access platforms, scissor lifts, and mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs). Alongside this, we offer a full range of training courses, including the world-renowned IPAF training course. Boom Lifts Boom lifts are incredibly versatile…

Pumping Water in an Emergency

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 4th September 2018

Pumping Water in an Emergency

During times of an emergency, the average human being runs around like a headless chicken not knowing what to do or who to call and the catastrophe worsens. PAL Hire’s team are not your average human beings, they are a world-class team who resolve problems in a time of need. Due to our UK-wide client base, one of the main issues we’ve had to resolve time and time again has been pumping water out of a property. When the issue first arose, PAL Hire took the step of ensuring we had a wide range of suppliers capable of acting quickly…

How Can PAL Hire Help You?

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How Can PAL Hire Help You?

Imagine for a moment, if you will, you’re sat in the office, at your wits end, let down time and time again, doubt engulfing your mind, confusion, wondering if you’ll ever find light at the end of the tunnel. You pluck the courage to pick up the phone. One last phone call. One more try. One chance to make it all right. The number you dial: 0844 288 7265. An elegant voice on the other end of the phone answers: “Hi, you’re through to PAL Hire, how can I help?” After an enthralling phone call, brightness enters your life, the…

Different Types of Skips

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 11th September 2018

Different Types of Skips

When I was first asked if I wanted to hire a skip, thousands of questions raced through my mind, such as whether I needed one and what types of skips were available. There are far too many options from which to choose, even if you operate within the construction industry. The different types of skips are almost mind numbing if you don’t know exactly what you need. This is where PAL Hire helps all our clients. We’ll find the exact skip for your requirements and give you all the information needed to ensure it is the best choice. Generic Advice…

Hire Kit Needed To Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

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Hire Kit Needed To Survive a Zombie Apocalypse

The Equipment List to Survive a Zombie Apocalypse Fencing for security Generators Fuel Lighting Containerised Storage Sleeping Cabins Accommodation Powered Access (cherry picker or MEWP) Excavator Toilets and Showers  Site Equipment Explanation and method The best strategy when confronted by a zombie apocalypse will be to establish a base and create a secure compound. It does not matter where you are in the UK, we can have the equipment you need delivered to start a base to get you through the upcoming crisis. Here you can store everything you need to get through. Here is our guide to surviving a…

Full-Site Set Up

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 12th September 2018

Full-Site Set Up

Imagine for a second you’re in the planning stages of starting a construction site and have decided to hire equipment. To save yourself time, money, and hassle, you’ll want to use a company capable of providing a full-site set up. If you’re unsure of what you need on-site, whether you’re planning an event or a construction site, our Site Builder function is the ideal online tool to help you plan your project. The step-by-step tool helps you choose the appropriate number of toilets, the type of skip and waste management services required on a full-site, fencing and barriers to protect…

Winter Issues on Site

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 20th September 2018

Winter Issues on Site

Winter is a unique time in the construction calendar as the cold weather and short hours of daylight present unique challenges to a construction site. Winter weather tends to hit the UK hard, with strong winds, freezing temperatures, and lots of rain. These elements cause hazardous situations for construction workers and taking precautions to ensure site operatives stay safe is essential. Keeping your workforce warm and dry during winter is vital in ensuring productivity remains as high as possible. A range of heating equipment is available for when winter temperatures hit construction sites. PAL Hire provides wall-mounted and portable heating…

How Will the Weather Affect Productivity?

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 15th October 2018

How Will the Weather Affect Productivity?

It has been said throughout time that weather affects people’s mood. A lack of sunlight can cause Seasonal Affective Disorder. The disorder usually affects people from October to April when there is a reduction in daylight hours. In the same way, weather can affect productivity on a construction site. A reduction in productivity could lead to extended project lengths and increased costs. The impact of adverse weather is a common cause of delays and economic losses in construction projects. In a journal published earlier this year, a study indicated that UK weather extends project durations by an average of 21%.…

Strangest Things Found in a Skip

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 22nd October 2018

Strangest Things Found in a Skip

Being an established provider of skips, PAL Hire has been lucky when collecting skips. We’ve only ever found debris or hazardous waste in our skips. We’ve scoured the internet to find some of the most unusual things found in a skip: Long Lost Films Peter Sellers was best known for his role as Inspector Jacques Clouseau in The Pink Panther, so it was a rare find when two of his earliest films were found in their original film canisters in a skip on-site. Thousand Pound Shoes If you unknowingly threw away items worth a lot of money, you’d be beside…

Lighting Options

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 6th November 2018

PAL Hire offers lighting tower solutions throughout the UK. Our solutions are ideal for roadside maintenance and construction sites that operate around the clock.

Shredder / Chipper Hire

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 25th September 2019

Shredder / Chipper Hire

The ELIET MAJOR 4S is an appreciated tool by both the demanding private garden lover and the professional. This chipper is compact and light, which allows it to access the wood even when having to go through the smallest of rear gates. The wide feed-in opening offers great comfort when introducing tick branches with lots of twigs attached measuring up to 55 mm.

K9 LED Portable Worklight

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 1st November 2019

K9 LED Portable Worklight

A Torch, Worklight and Floodlight in one! The K9 30 LED is a versatile and portable LED torch / worklight system designed for patrol, inspection and emergency work situations. This product design represents the latest technology in LED portable lighting and is designed to be virtually maintenance free and robust enough to deal with the rigours of a harsh working environment. The Ritelite K9 can be used as a directional area floodlight, A long distance spot light, A site worklight or a Torch. The K9 is fully rechargeable and designed to last at 100% brightness for a full 8 hour…

Doosan 7/26E-Yanmar-Stage111A Air Compressor

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 1st November 2019

Doosan 7/26E-Yanmar-Stage111A Air Compressor

The Doosan 7/26E portable air compressor is the perfect product for use in roadworks renovation and light demolition, use this compressor together with our Doosan construction tools to increase productivity. The polymer canopy provides rugged protection on site. These are the most popular air compressors from the Doosan range. Providing our customers with portable air for tools on site all over the UK.

Vertical Mast Lift Hire Consideration – Price Per Week Comparison

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 17th October 2019

Vertical Mast Lift Hire Consideration - Price Per Week Comparison

When it comes to hiring the right equipment to work at height inside and out – you can not go wrong hiring a vertical mast lift from Haulotte. We hire out the complete range of Haulotte Vertical Mast Lifts This includes: Star 6: with a lifting capacity of 230 kg and a working height of 6 metres. The Star 6 Picking: with a lifting capacity of 180 kg and a working height of 6 metres. Haulotte Star 8: with a lifting capacity of 200 kg and a working height of 8 metres. Star 8 S: with a lifting capacity of…

How to Return to the Workplace

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 26th April 2020

How to Return to the Workplace

Here we are with the potential (at least in the short term) to contemplate the gradual return to the workplace. What will that look like? How do we make our workplaces safe and resilient to infection threat? How do we protect our staff, customers and suppliers? Protecting your staff and visitors to your business makes sense. If your businesses capability is reduced by staff absenteeism due to illness it can have a huge impact on your bottom line. Return from a lockdown is going to be a delicate process for most businesses. We will be told to maintain social distancing…

Is the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the UK Driver of Post COVID-19 Economic Stimulus?

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 16th June 2020

Is the Infrastructure and Projects Authority, the UK Driver of Post COVID-19 Economic Stimulus?

We have got used to watching the graphs of how events have unfolded since March in the UK. A devastating time for all, notably so for the terrible loss of life and the change to the economic structure of the UK. The latter resulting in uncertainty for jobs and business. Business in the UK waited and drew breath whilst it did all it could to diversify, to hibernate until the all clear was given to begin to open its doors. To start the period of rejuvenation that matches current times and helps build a stronger Britain. At the heart of…

Barriers and Social Distancing for Retail Professionals

Relevance: 5%      Posted on: 22nd June 2020

Barriers and Social Distancing for Retail Professionals

As shops and retail establishments begin to open back up following the coronavirus lock-down. There is a need to help visitors to retail environments to keep safe when queuing to enter premises. As you may have experienced yourself. The un-ceremonial queue around the car park of a big shop, supermarket or store in a retail park is quite daunting as a paying customer. If the right fencing and barriers are not put in place, or indeed correctly installed in the right amount, can leave your potential customers at risk and also poses as threat to your turnover if they just…