Onsite - Andy Hiscocks

Ant Hire equipment is the very best that is available on the market and they have impressed me their enthusiasm to go one step further than the competition.

The service has been superb with technical assistance that is never a problem and very prompt and helpful when we have required specialist equipment that in today's drainage industry is essential

JN Bentley - Andy Pickstock

The Vertform system was very good, quick to assemble, easy to use and produced a good quality finish. The cost of the hire was initially a concern however the savings made by using the Vertform system proved to be cost effective.

Michael Willey - Lumsden & Carroll

I have used Ant Hire as a company now for over 10 years and they have always proved to be an excellent supplier, they provide the equipment we need on time and the knowledge of the staff is always second to none which is of paramount importance to us.

A special mention for the hire desk staff Natalie, Dawn and Sean, they are always very pleasant, helpful and are a pleasure to deal with.

Kirk Mason-Operations Manager Subscan UDS Ltd

I would like to thank all the team at Ant hire for all their help over the last three months on our large contract, they have supplied us with over 75 patch liners and a main line crawler unit, I must say that all the goods which we bought was to a very high standard and there was no faults with any of it, the hired in equipment was like brand new and was a pleasure to use.

Over all an exceptional team and products would highly recommend Ant Hire to any company and look forward in using you in the near future.

Heather - Selwoods

Thank you for helping me out with my recent query for a Lampe stopper. As always you have given us great service here in Conwy Keep up the great work

Graham.G.Evans.- E R Technical Services

ER Technical use Ant Hire not only because of their competitive prices on all the items that they supply but their service standards are extremely high. They do everything in their power to make sure any orders are delivered quickly and without any fuss. In this day and age it is nice to find a company they truly care about their customers.

Neil - Cps Environmental

We have used Ant Hire for many years now for the purchase and hire of both small and large equipment. Be it a single patch box or IMS Cutter, regardless of the size of the order we have always received the same first class level of service.

Their product knowledge and after sales service is excellent and they always seem to go that little bit further which puts them head and shoulders above the rest.

Rob Graham - Site Manager NMCNomenca

On a contract recently a manhole constructed 18months prior was found to be leaking quite badly between the concrete benching and the pipes. This was mainly due to high artesian water pressure in the area, Malcolm Beasley of Ant Hire advised using their leak box which is a resin Injection system, I have to say after many years sealing leaks this product actually works and works well, Easy and fast to use, Malcolm comes to site to demonstrate, The customer service was excellent from speaking to him and it being on site the same day.

Should the need arise I would definitely use this system again and recommend it anyone who has Leak sealing issues

Andy Davies

Dawn, May I thank you for your excellent service and wide knowledge of the products that I required during our recent phone conversation. You explained prices and products clearly and precisely and made my job to quote our customer very much easier.

I hope I am able to deal with you on any future projects we may have as it would be a pleasure to talk to you again.

Clearview Surveys Ltd

Clearview Surveys Ltd have been trading with Ant Hire for a number of years hiring drain equipment.

Ant Hire have always provided an excellent, quick and professional service that I would recommend to anyone.

The speed of service has ensured that often we were able to complete our projects on time.

Recently having purchased anIBAK cctv system we have tested the back up service of Ant Hire even further.

We have found that not only are Ant Hire staff always keen to help in any way possible but due to their experienced knowledge of the IBAK product on a number of occasions they have been able to diagnose faults over the telephone, thus negating the need to return equipment to the service center.

This level of service for a contracting company is invaluable and coupled with the quality range of products supplied by Ant Hire is why we look forward to a long business relationship together.

P & T Barton

We’ve been using Ant Hire for around 18 months and have never had a problem. The right product arrives at the right time, sales staff are very pleasant, what more do you need?


Phil Barton & Marcus Hayward

P&T Barton LTD t/a MH For Drains

Read Services Ltd

Just to let you know that we have been using Anthire for over 10 years and I would like to say that the service is always 1st class, whenever we make an order it is delivered the following day and I would like to especially thank Natalie and Dawn for there help.


Roger Baker
Read Services Ltd
T/A Dyno Rod

CPC Civils

Could you please pass my thanks on to Anthony (Tony) and Simon for the demonstration they gave us on 26/11/15 at Ingram Row, Leeds.

The lads themselves were first class the way they went to work and handled 3 of us throwing all sorts of questions at them as they did the demonstration.

The knowledge they passed on will prove invaluable the next time we use the Vertform method of manhole construction, which if I have my way will be every pipe-line works I am involved in.

The speed at which it can be put in place is un-real, and following Tony's instruction on how to strip it, it was too a speedy process leaving first class results.

Could you also please thank Natalie Hughes for her understanding when I ran into problems out here and had to cancel the first demonstration, with no qualms at all she re-arranged it for another date.


First Class
Sean Moran

Mott MacDonald Bentley.

The service and equipment from Ant Hires pressure testing department was a high level and as a customer I  will certainly be using them moving forward. In terms of the equipment provided it was in good condition and served our needs perfectly. The level of support provided by staff was excellent, the site visit by Tony Kitchen in the initial phase before hire was very helpful and appreciated. Additionally the support provided over the phone to my site team when they were using the equipment was also of great value.


Oliver McMahon
Site Agent
Mott MacDonald Bentley.

Principal Drainage Services Ltd

Courtesy of Ant Hire Solutions LLP we have just taken delivery of our new IMS Micro Drive 2 Cutter to work alongside our IMS Micro light cutter.

We are delighted with the IMS range of cutters and in particular the reliability that these cutters offer. However this reliability is backed up by the excellent service offered by Ant Hire, in particular John and his team.

The cutters work every day in harsh conditions and at times (as with all mechanical apparatus) they can decide, enough is enough.

This is normally when you have inverted a liner and you have numerous connections left to open.

One phone call to Ant Hire and in our case this has been straight to the lads in the workshop and they immediately ensure your cutter will be repaired and back in business with the minimum disruption to our customers.

Thankfully this happens infrequently but armed with the knowledge that you are operating one of the finest cutting tools available in its field and the mechanisms that make up that cutter can be repaired or renewed by a professional team that will ensure a quick turnaround, the decision to purchase the IMS cutters was made relatively simple thanks to our partnership with Ant Hire Solutions LLP.


To all the staff at Ant Hire Solutions LLP Keep up the good work.

Vaughan Kemp

Managing Director






Troglotech T804

We looked around the market for an easy to use lightweight camera,the engineers can easily transport the unit around sites and are impressed with the portability and the battery on the unit. We bought the two units to add to our capability and will look to add more in the future.

Neil @ Machmade

Esh Group - Jamie Turnbull

“Used Vertform for a couple of years now it is a fast way to form the base of manholes and the results are fantastic. The system is very quick and easy to set up  thanks Jamie turnbull..”

Glanville Environmental - Paul Miller

Our recent cutter purchase, the Auto Plus is an Excellent Product and the 2nd we have ordered from Ant Hire. This lateral Cutter is simple to use, reliable and easy to maintain.

We also purchased the micro drive cutter last year which has been a real bonus to the lining teams

We have used Ant Hire for many years and found them great to work with; they are always helpful and knowledgeable.

Monks Contractors

I have been dealing with John Rose over the past few months and id just like to say he is a credit to your company. The customer service he provides is nothing short of excellent. Nothing is to much trouble and he will go above and beyond to make sure we get the equipment we need and on time so we are operational. I think he deserves a pat on the back for all his efforts.

Thank you
John Brooks, drainage division manager at Monks Contractors.

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