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Consumer Information

Your Responsibility

Please ensure you understand your responsibilities, liabilities and charges before agreeing / signing for any hire.


All charges quoted are excluding VAT. Please ensure you understand all your charges prior to signing any contract.

Delivery Charges

Delivery charges apply to plant and collection charges apply to plant. The price will vary depending on distance from depot and the size and amount of plant hired.

Fuel Charges

Plant is supplied with a full tank of fuel you are not obliged to return the fuel tanks full.
Gas Oil used is charged at £0.90 per litre ex. vat or £1.08 inc. VAT.
Petrol used is charged at £1.60 per litre ex. VAT or £1.92 inc. VAT.
Two Stroke Petrol used is charged at £1.70 per litre ex. VAT or £2.04 inc. VAT.
The charges for fuel may change due to market volatility in prices.

Cleaning Charges

Cleaning Charges will only apply if plant is returned excessively dirty. Cleaning charges are charged at £30 per hour. A minimum £20 excess cleaning charge is applied which will cover up to 30 minutes of cleaning.
Examples: Excess of mud on tracks. Concrete, mud or debris left in or on mixers or skips, paint or oil contamination.

Wear Charges

Wear charges will vary depending on the plant, but generally it is charged per mm, per tooth or pick. Please see the product listing on the website for current wear charges.
Example: minimum wear charges would be Wood Chippers minimum Charge £20.00 + VAT. Stump Grinders minimum charge £30.00 Plus VAT.

Damage Charges

If damage charges apply to plant charges are as follows:
Workshop charges are £65.00 per hour plus VAT.
Callouts charged at £75.00 per hour plus VAT.
Parts and 3rd party charges; charged at RRP.
Office time charged at a rate of £60.00 per hour plus VAT.

Damage / Loss Waiver (Insurance)

A temporary waiver agreement against damage and loss is available through Coppard Plant Hire Ltd. This waiver is charged at +25% of the hire charge. This waiver is subject to certain security checks.