Nixon Hire is the trading name of John Nixon Ltd, a leading provider of plant, tools, accommodation units, portable toilets and site equipment to hire.


Nixon Hire want to be your first  choice for all your plant,  accommodation, site equipment and portable toilet hire needs. We provide  a first class service delivered by knowledgeable, committed staff.  At  Nixon Hire we offer:

·  Modern equipment at competitive prices
·  Total commitment to safety
· Total flexibility & dedication to customer service
·  Fully trained & friendly staff
·  The latest information technology
·  A fully linked depot network incl. one way hire
·  24 hour service support

Founded in 1967, Nixon Hire is a dynamic and professional family-run business employing nearly 500 people across an ever-expanding Depot network.

We draw on over 50 years of experience to deliver quality plant, tools, machinery, accommodation and portable toilet products and services that are second to none.

We are passionate about what we do and work tirelessly to ensure we are continually improving.
Our Depot Network
We have a well placed, well connected and well stocked network of Depots throughout England and Scotland. We operate Depots in:

Aberdeen
Berwick
Carlisle
Castleford
Dundee
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Highlands (Nairn)
Newcastle
Nottingham
Stockton
Sunderland
Warrington

As we have a nationwide Depot network we can provide the equipment you need at a local level complete with competitive transport costs. We can also transfer the equipment from Depot to Depot to get it to you when you need it. If you can't find what you are looking for in a Nixon Hire Depot, we have a dedicated team - Nixon Hire eXtra, who can help!!

Our People
We are proud of our people. Nixon Hire employ skilled, experienced and knowledgeable people. 

We employ people who live locally to the Depots we operate so we know the local areas 
we work in well.

We understand the importance of training and developing our people and invest significant resources to ensure we are up-to-date with current requirements.

We are extremely proud to have many members of staff celebrating over 40 YEARS 
service with us.
Our Commitment to Safety
Safety is a key priority throughout the business whether we are considering customers, suppliers, colleagues or members of the general public. We apply rigorous safety standards to all of our company operations.

Our Business Sectors

Agriculture
Events
Housing
Construction
General Building
Rail
Domestic
Highways
Utilities
Environment
Throughout our day to day operations, we are fully committed to reducing waste and minimising our carbon footprint. We have pioneered the use of water based painting options and have removed harmful chemicals from our workshops amongst many other initiatives. We recently achieved 100% compliance across all of our depots via the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).