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Nixon Hire EC18E Exclusive

Nixon Hire EC18E Exclusive

14 December 2018

BRAND NEW PRODUCT ALERT! Nixon Hire are thrilled to be the first hire company in the UK to receive the brand new Volvo EC18E! We are proud to announce the

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Nixon Hire Sponsor Christmas at the Cathedral

Nixon Hire Sponsor Christmas at the Cathedral

13 December 2018

Kind Hearted Newcastle Sponsors for Cathedral This year, the star-studded show will once again raise funds for North East cancer charity, The Sir Bobby Robson Foundation. The Sir Bobby Robson

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GREAT NORTH RUN TIME AGAIN!

GREAT NORTH RUN TIME AGAIN!

6 September 2018

The final cabins & toilets are heading out & being positioned along the half marathon course for Sunday’s @great_run !! We’re proud to be part of such a fantastic event.

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Nixon Hire Support DIY SOS

Nixon Hire Support DIY SOS

20 August 2018

Nixon Hire were proud to support the BBC's DIY SOS team on their latest big build project. Facilitated by an amazing crew at the BBC, it was fantastic to see

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SNOOZEPOD Launch

SNOOZEPOD Launch

20 July 2018

Nixon Hire have unveiled a brand new sleeper cabin, the Snoozepod. Designed to increase the standard of accommodation offered for on-site overnight accommodation, the unit offers a practical, portable and

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SMART STORE Goes Live!

SMART STORE Goes Live!

18 July 2018

Smart Store, the secure self storage facility from Nixon Hire is open for business! Perfect for commercial and domestic customers alike, our facility benefits from 24 hour access, a secure

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Hillhead 2018

Hillhead 2018

10 July 2018

We were thrilled to support HPC Systems at Hillhead 2018! Even more delighted to receive a copy of this video from the event!! A pleasure working together as always. Take

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ALL NEW HYBRID WELFARE UNIT - watch the video!

ALL NEW HYBRID WELFARE UNIT - watch the video!

6 June 2018

Nixon Hire are proud to showcase a video for our latest innovation - the all new HYBRID WELFARE UNIT. With eco smart technology, brand new interior features and a completely

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Updated Privacy Statement

Updated Privacy Statement

22 May 2018

We have updated our Privacy Policy in line with the new GDPR Regulations. Please click here to access our dedicated GDPR page.

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Employee Assistance Programme Goes Live

Employee Assistance Programme Goes Live

16 May 2018

As a responsible employer, the wellbeing of our employees is important to us. As such on the 1st May 2018, Nixon Hire launched the companywide Employee Assistance Programme (EAP). Offered

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A ScotPlant to remember for Nixon Hire!

A ScotPlant to remember for Nixon Hire!

23 April 2018

ScotPlant is always a hotly anticipated date in our diary and the 2018 event did not disappoint! The bi-annual event which takes place at the Royal Highland Centre just outside

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HS2 – Phase 1 Gets Underway

HS2 – Phase 1 Gets Underway

10 April 2018

With more of our accommodation units arriving in the HS2 compounds - the project is well and truly underway. Compounds one and two have so far been supplied with a

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Events Season Gets Underway

Events Season Gets Underway

9 April 2018

Events season has begun & we were delighted to provide our services to the Greater Manchester Marathon yesterday! Huge congratulations to all the runners who took part! https://www.nixonhire.co.uk/hire/toilets-uk #hirethatworks

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A move for Warrington Depot

A move for Warrington Depot

27 March 2018

We are moving our Warrington Depot to a bigger, better and much more accessible location! The move is due to complete in the next few weeks - keep an eye

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Your Safety Is Our Priority

Your Safety Is Our Priority

27 March 2018

Investment in training to ensure the safety of our employees and stakeholders continues. We have recently conducted a series of 'train the trainer' manual handling workshops. Our newly trained POPS

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Land Search!

Land Search!

27 March 2018

Continuing our Depot expansion - our next location hunt is in the Midlands!

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Smart Store Self Storage

Smart Store Self Storage

27 March 2018

Nixon Hire are pleased to announce that we will be launching our first Smart Store in the heart of Newcastle. Offering secure, affordable and accessible self storage - keep posted

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ScotPlant 2018

ScotPlant 2018

27 March 2018

Nixon Hire will be attending ScotPlant 2018. ScotPlant is Scotland's leading event for the construction equipment industry. Held at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh on Friday 20 and Saturday 21

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HS2 Project Begins!

HS2 Project Begins!

23 March 2018

Very exciting! Our site accommodation has arrived at the first HS2 compound. Nixon Hire are supplying a whole range of equipment, including plant, so stay posted for more project updates!

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Weather Alert

Weather Alert

28 February 2018

To ensure the safety of our staff, you may find that your local Nixon Hire Depot is offering a reduced service today. Please be assured that this is temporary due

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Fraudulent email warning

Fraudulent email warning

26 February 2018

We have been notified that a fraudulent email has been sent out under the Nixon Hire name. Please do not follow the link or action the email. The email will

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Our 2018 Essential Catalogue is out now!

Our 2018 Essential Catalogue is out now!

4 January 2018

Our 2018 Essential Catalogue is now available! Download a pdf or request a personal copy here. This catalogue is a comprehensive guide on the products and services offered by Nixon

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Spotlight On...John Nixon

Spotlight On...John Nixon

14 December 2017

As promised, our fascinating interview with Chairman and founder of Nixon Hire, John Nixon is now live! Read about everything from how Nixon Hire got started back in 1967 to

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Caption Competition

Caption Competition

9 November 2017

We asked our social media followers to caption a picture of a portable toilet flying high! What we had returned was brilliant - thanks to all who took the time

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Our one stop shop for equipment sales!

Our one stop shop for equipment sales!

18 October 2017

Looking for a one stop shop for all your equipment sales, then look no further! Our Nixon Sales team can utilise their purchasing power to bring you some great offers

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Keeping Our Drivers & Our Roads Safe

Keeping Our Drivers & Our Roads Safe

4 October 2017

As part of our ongoing commitment to keeping our drivers and fellow road users safe a large number of our drivers recently took part in a Safe Urban Driving Course

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What's all the fuss about Welfarevans?

What's all the fuss about Welfarevans?

4 October 2017

Want to know more about our popular Welfarevans? Watch our short video and see what all the fuss is about! Visit our Welfarevan product page for more information, a detailed

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Continued Accreditation Success In 2017

Continued Accreditation Success In 2017

27 September 2017

We have an ongoing commitment to achieving the highest standards in all of our business operations and have the accreditations to prove it! Following external quality audits at Carlisle, Sunderland

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Nixon Hire make the 2017 Fastest 50 List again!

Nixon Hire make the 2017 Fastest 50 List again!

20 September 2017

The Chronicle newspaper has released the annual evaluation of the North East's fastest growing companies in their 2017 Fastest 50 list. The list of the region's quickest growing companies is

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Great North Run 2017, done!

Great North Run 2017, done!

12 September 2017

The Great North Run is now officially the biggest half marathon in the world and we are delighted to have been a part of this fantastic event for many years

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Thank you Scot JCB!

Thank you Scot JCB!

31 August 2017

Well, what can we say other than a huge thank you to Scot JCB! Such a wonderful memorial piece to receive in celebration of our 50th year of business! It

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New site, same great service!

New site, same great service!

22 August 2017

Our new website is live!! Click on the video to find out whats new and what else is coming soon!

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Brand New Sales Catalogue 2017 - Out Now!

Brand New Sales Catalogue 2017 - Out Now!

10 August 2017

Our brand new Nixon Hire sales catalogue is out now, available to download by clicking on the image below. Alternatively, you can request a personal copy here. This handy catalogue

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Transport Manager Goes Live!

Transport Manager Goes Live!

1 June 2017

Transport Manager is an electronic delivery and collection system that fully integrates with MCS-rm, our business management software. It allows a hire or sale to be executed with full transparency,

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A Big Year For Training and Development

A Big Year For Training and Development

30 May 2017

We know our people are important. We also know it's vital to ensure our people have the up-to-date skill set and knowledge base in order to effectively undertake their roles

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Multi-million Pound Fleet Investment

Multi-million Pound Fleet Investment

26 May 2017

Bowsers = 88 Rollers = 109 Compressors = 19 Dumpers = 77 Excavators = 98 Telehandlers = 127 Welfare Welfarevans = 50 Site Accommodation Security Containers = 495 Offices =

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Long Service Award For 40 Years At Nixon Hire!

Long Service Award For 40 Years At Nixon Hire!

26 January 2017

A huge congratulations today to George Lowes, who is celebrating 40 years at Nixon Hire! An incredible achievement - a big thank you to George for his many years of

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Nixon Hire Acquire Ex Hewden Nottingham Depot

Nixon Hire Acquire Ex Hewden Nottingham Depot

21 December 2016

The multi million pound deal sees Nixon Hire take ownership of the plant equipment and premises from midnight on 20th December. Managing Director, Graham Nixon said: "I'm delighted that we

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ScotPlant 2016

ScotPlant 2016

22 April 2016

Our stand at ScotPlant 2016 is looking good, if we say so ourselves!! We're showcasing new plant, accommodation, toilets and welfare facilities - all of which are available for hire

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Expansion For Edinburgh Depot

Expansion For Edinburgh Depot

10 March 2016

We are delighted to announce we are opening a new toilet division to our existing large Depot in Edinburgh. From April 2016 the Depot will offer the full range of

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Nixon Hire Goes Digital

Nixon Hire Goes Digital

10 March 2016

The Nixon Hire Transport & Logisitcs Team has gone digital to improve the efficiency of our equipment deliveries and the management of our breakdown response. Equipment Deliveries with Transport Manager

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A9 Project Underway

A9 Project Underway

30 September 2015

Construction work has begun on the A9, marking the start of a project to upgrade the road to dual carriageway between Inverness and Perth. You may have spotted our kit

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Our NEW Nixon Sales Catalogue Is Out NOW!!!

Our NEW Nixon Sales Catalogue Is Out NOW!!!

22 September 2015

The latest copy of the ALL NEW Nixon sales brochure is out now! Featuring leading brands such as Karcher, Honda, Volvo, Bomag, Stihl, Stephill and many many more - you

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Modular Building Contract Success

Modular Building Contract Success

25 June 2015

Working to build a hydroelectric generator which will be the biggest power station in Europe, our customer engaged with us to supply two sites in the highlands of Scotland with

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We've Got The Tool For Every Job!

We've Got The Tool For Every Job!

6 February 2015

Ensuring you've got the tool you need for every job, we can supply you with a huge range of products, including; Working with leading manufacturers such as Hilti and Stihl,

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New Bumper Dumper Order

New Bumper Dumper Order

6 February 2015

Throughout 2015, Nixon Hire will take delivery of over 40 site dumpers from Terex. This investment takes the total number of dumpers in the existing hire fleet to over 570.

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Multi-Million Pound Fleet Investment

Multi-Million Pound Fleet Investment

5 February 2015

This investment will secure a range of new items for the hire fleet including; As well as adding additional capacity to the already 15,000 item hire fleet, we have introduced

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Road Safety Week!

Road Safety Week!

17 November 2014

Road Safety Week is here and once again Nixon Hire are taking part. Today launches the UK's flagship road safety event, calling on people to look out for each other

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100 New Welfarevans added to the fleet

100 New Welfarevans added to the fleet

30 October 2014

From January 2015 Nixon Hire will begin taking delivery of 100 new welfarevans. This substantial fleet investment will take the total of vans available to hire to 300! Welfarevans are

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Focus on Modular Building Sales

Focus on Modular Building Sales

20 October 2014

Modular buildings are a popular product due to the flexibility and durability they offer. They can be designed and created to your exact needs and easily adapted as requirements change.

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ISO Standards Success!

ISO Standards Success!

1 October 2014

We are proud to announce that we have achieved the Environmental Management Standard ISO 14001 AND successfully retained the Quality Management Standard ISO 9001. These standards confirm our commitment to

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Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme Achievement

Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme Achievement

30 September 2014

This involved an independent audit of our Transport and Logistics systems, the results of which was then sent to FORS for review. We achieved a 100% pass in all areas.

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Nixon Hire awarded Special Commendation

Nixon Hire awarded Special Commendation

30 September 2014

Whilst at the lab, Nixon Hire were presented with a Special Commendation award - 'Corporate Community Supporter of the Year'. This award recognises significant fundraising activity and achievement and has

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Nixon Hire named as Company of the Year!!

Nixon Hire named as Company of the Year!!

21 March 2014

Graham Nixon, Managing Director, commented "To say we are absolutely delighted to be named as Company of the Year is an understatement! This is such a prestigious award, which we

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Ben Nevis Challenge - update!

Ben Nevis Challenge - update!

30 October 2013

The 30 strong team made it up and down the mountain in great time and excluding a few blisters and sore feet, all in one piece. Upon returning from our

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Let There Be Light!

29 October 2013

Why not take a look at the brand new range of lights we offer, including the innovative solutions from renowned Swedish manufacturer El-Bjorn . Their technically advanced and environmentally-friendly products

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Successful Start For Warrington Depot

14 October 2013

It's been two months since we opened the doors on our brand new Warrington depot and we're pleased to report that business is off to a flying start. We have

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Fancy a giggle?!

19 September 2013

Next month we will be joining in the fun at Jesterval, the North East's Premier Comedy Festival, where we are sponsoring the acclaimed Impro Comedy All Stars Show, a collection

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New agreement with Speedy Hire

15 May 2013

We are pleased to confirm that we have signed another three year partnership agreement with Speedy Hire. This agreement provides Nixon Hire with the exclusive rights to supply all large

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Volvo charity excavator for Nixon Hire

13 May 2013

Nixon Hire have announced their chosen charity for 2013 as Cancer Research UK . There are over 200 known types of cancer, all of which need a cure. The funding

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Nixon Hire Announce Major Investment Plans

25 April 2013

Keen to ensure that we continue to offer customers modern equipment which boasts minimal downtime, lower repair costs and excellent safety features, we are implementing plans for a £5 million

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Nixon Hire Shortlisted in Passionate Hirer Awards

15 January 2013

Nixon Hire are delighted to announce that following an initial series of checks, brief 'mystery shopper' visits and phone calls by the Executive Hire News Team our new Dundee depot

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The Essential Catalogue & iPhone App launched

The Essential Catalogue & iPhone App launched

30 July 2012

Nixon Hire have launched their most comprehensive product brochure to date packed with many industry leading innovations. The E ssential Catalogue features 132 pages depicting the full range of products

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Nixon Hire Director Turns Truck Driver

Nixon Hire Director Turns Truck Driver

14 March 2012

Graham was part of an 12 strong team of UK volunteers trusted with hauling a convoy of aid to projects in Romania, a mission carried out by charity, Yorkshire Aid

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Relocation of Dundee, Perth & Cupar Depots

Relocation of Dundee, Perth & Cupar Depots

8 March 2012

Nixon Hire will soon open a new 2.5 acre site on Longtown Road, off the Kingsway, Dundee. The new facility will be a vast improvement to our existing site on

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Production Starts on New Safety Videos

Production Starts on New Safety Videos

22 February 2012

Customers will be able to watch the short videos on receipt of equipment by scanning a unique barcode on despatch notes, decals on each machine or simply following web links

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Delivery Vehicles Set New Safety Standards

Delivery Vehicles Set New Safety Standards

17 February 2012

The development of this vehicle also enabled us to design it with payload and load volume in mind allowing us to increase payload, significantly reducing journeys and minimising carbon footprint.

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Introducing the Nixon Hire Green Range

Introducing the Nixon Hire Green Range

20 June 2011

We're currently testing a new Nixon Hire Green welfare unit and hope to be able to launch it to customers nationwide later this summer. This environmentally friendly cabin has been

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Major investment in the Nixon Hire Fleet

Major investment in the Nixon Hire Fleet

19 May 2011

The investment also includes our other core plant products as well as a new range of eco welfare units, welfarevans and portable toilets. We are also investing heavily in our

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Success for Nixon Track

4 May 2011

£60,000 worth of plant equipment recovered from thieves, with arrests . The holiday period is always an anxious time for sites when leaving their hired equipment exposed to the increasing

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Portable Toilet Thriller!

28 October 2010

This is the filming of Nixon Hire’s first online video advert. In a new initiative for the company, the advert is aimed at an online mass audience, with a light

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