About us

We have a comprehensive range of plant and equipment available for hire or contract works for general construction, civil engineering and railway throughout the UK. We offer a full range of civil's machines and attachments up to 35 tonnes and are the 3rd largest supplier of rail plant in the UK.

Based in the South of England but operating Nationwide from our strategically located depots, we able to provide a comprehensive service throughout the UK for those needing local supply or servicing regional and national contracts alike.

We work to a BS EN ISO Certified Management System and we are qualified to undertake Plant Operating Scheme (POS) works on Network Rail Managed Infrastructure. We have a highly skilled and motivated management team who are committed to providing a quality service to our clients. Add this to a steady year on year investment in new innovative plant and attachments and we proudly continue to be Number 1 for Plant Hire.


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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. How long has READYPOWER been in operation?
A. The company was established in 1992.
Q. Which professional organisations/Trade Associations do READYPOWER belong to?
A. We belong to the Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA), the Rail Plant Association (RPA) and the Road Haulage Association (RHA), we are also members of the Utilities Vendors Database (UVDB) and the Link Up scheme.
Q. Who is a typical READYPOWER Customer?
A. Primarily we trade with railway customers such as Network Rail, Balfour Beatty, Babcock Rail, Carillion, plus other non POS qualified companies who need OTP solutions. We also provide plant solutions to the civil engineering, utilities and house building sectors.
Q. What type of equipment does READYPOWER specialise in?
A. We operate a large fleet of varied machinery with 360° excavators ranging from 1 tonne to 35 tonnes, dumpers ranging from 1.5 tonnes to 25 tonnes, powered access equipment, bulldozers ranging from D4 to D6 both standard width tracks and Low Ground Pressure. We can supply a wide variety of attachments to complement our machines such as grabs, grapples, beams, loose lifting gear, augers and breakers etc.
We also have a dedicated rail division which operates road/rail excavators from 13 tonnes to 28 tonnes, bulldozers, access platforms, dumpers and numerous attachments. If you do not see what you want listed please call us. If we haven’t got it we can obtain it for you.
Q. What geographic coverage does READYPOWER have?
A. Our depots are strategically placed to cover the whole of Southern England and South Wales, approximately from the Midlands Southwards. We can provide full national coverage if required by the customer. We have also worked in Germany, France, Spain and Portugal.
Q. What does it cost to hire READYPOWER equipment and how is it worked out?
A. Please contact our hire department for the latest availability and terms. ….you can reach them on 01189-774901. All prices are based on a variety of factors so we need to take more details about your job, before we can give you our confirmed best price.
Q. What if I require a longer commitment from READYPOWER?
A. We have the facility to agree Framework agreements with you subject to discussions over the projected plant usage for a fixed period (i.e. 6 months, 12 months etc). In order to progress this we will need to know any conditions in your contract that may vary from the standard CPA Model Conditions of Hire 2011, any specific clauses relating to loss, damage, theft and liability. Should you want us to quote for such a plant supply arrangement please call 01189 774901 to speak to our Hire Desk.
Q. What are READYPOWER's payment terms?
A. 30 days Net, but individual terms available on application.
Q. What are READYPOWER's terms and conditions for the hire of plant and equipment?
A. All hire contracts are agreed under the Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA) Terms and Conditions of Hire, and for work in the railway industry, the Rail Plant Association (RPA) supplementary conditions.


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Readypower Engineering Ltd • Readypower House • Molly Millars Bridge • Wokingham • Berkshire • RG41 2WY • 01189 774901 • info@readypower.co.uk

Readypower Engineering Ltd • Readypower House • Molly Millars Bridge • Wokingham • Berkshire • RG41 2WY • 01189 774901 • info@readypower.co.uk