02Gorrel / Welcome

Plant Hire Company in Cardiff, South Wales

Gorrel is the premier provider of material re-handling equipment, and the largest plant rental company in the UK, with over 33 years of experience. We specialise in providing our customers with bespoke solutions to meet every requirement. We offer a 24/7 service with mobile plant engineers, covering the whole of South Wales, to ensure that our customers are fully supported and are able to focus on their core business. We supply equipment into a diverse range of industries including Quarrying & Aggregates, Waste & Recycling, Timber, Ports, Construction and Civil Engineering.

Growing the company in Wales and expanding year on year means that we’re very fortunate to have a great deal of long-standing contacts throughout the country, who we have done some incredible work with. Our main Wales office is situated just outside of Cardiff in Aberdare, from here we are able to service the whole of the UK.

As a welsh born company, we’re proud to have been a part of some fantastic projects, such as; Jubilee Park Remediation, Maesgwyn Windfarm, M6/M1 Junction 19 improvements amongst many other developments which can be viewed on our portfolio page.


03Rental Solutions

Wheel Loaders

Wheel Loaders

Bucket Capacities (m3)

Volvo L45/L50 1.4 - 2.3

Volvo L60/L70/L90 Cat 926M/930M/938M 1.9 - 7.0

VolvoL110H/L120H Cat 950M/962M 3 - 9.5

Volvo L150H/L180H/L220H Cat 966M/972M/980M 4 - 13

Our range of wheel loaders which can be hired

Material Handlers

Material Handlers

Max Working Reach (m)

Sennebogen 817M Fuchs MHL250E 9

Sennebogen 818M Atlas 180 MH Fuchs MHL320 10

Sennebogen 821M Atlas 250 MH Fuchs MHL331/MHL335 12

Sennebogen 825M Atlas 270MH Fuchs MHL340 14

Sennebogen 830M Atlas 350MH Fuchs MHL350 16 - 18

Sennebogen 835M Fuchs MHL360 18

Our range of material handlers which can be hired

Articulated Dump Truck

Articulated Dump Trucks

Payload (t)

VOLVO A25 CAT 725 25

VOLVO A30 CAT 730 30

VOLVO A35 CAT 735 35

VOLVO A40 39

VOLVO A45 CAT 745 42

Our range of articulated trucks which can be hired



Operating Weight

Cat 320 22,500 kg

Cat 330 30,900 kg

Cat 336 37,200 kg

Our range of excavators which can be hired



Power (Hp)

Cat D5 104

Cat D6N 166

Cat D6T 215

Our range of dozers which can be hired

Special Equipment

Special Equipment

Specialist Heavy Haulage

Bespoke Specialist Conversions

Our range of special equipment which can be hired


Why Gorrel Plant Hire?

What makes us stand out from the rest of our competitors in Cardiff is our availability on a range of our vehicles. Unlike many other UK wide plant hire companies, we can get vehicles to you at a much quicker rate. We also have a dedicated national support team meaning that wherever you are – be it Cardiff or the rest of South Wales, we’ll have someone readily available to help with any service issues you may have.

Our Cardiff office is highly experienced with servicing clients of this industry. As plant hire solutions is such a specific and complex industry, it helps to have a company that knows the ins and outs of various projects, here, our experienced team of professionals will be able to assist you in all aspects of your needs, and even advise on further solutions for your project.

At Gorrel, we pride ourselves on being able to provide customers with top of the line machinery and equipment for all of their plant hire project demands. In fact, most of our current fleet is less than 3 years old, and we are continually looking to purchase new plant machinery, making our fleet one of the newest in South Wales. We’ve invested heavily into our fleet of vehicles, as such, they are routinely serviced by our expert service professionals so that when they’re under your supervision, there are no unwanted surprises. By providing you with exceptional machinery, we take the upfront and maintenance costs away from you if you owned them yourself.

We’re proud to be able to supply customers with top of the line machinery from brands such as; Volvo, Komatsu, Caterpillar and Sennebogen.

If you have a project that you require plant hire machinery and equipment for in Cardiff, we can deliver everything directly to your site and supply you with everything needed to ensure you complete your job efficiently and on time.



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    Equipment Safety

    You can feel rest assured knowing that we take safety at Gorrel very seriously. As part of the Walters Group, we have a wide staff base who are highly skilled professionals in each of their sectors. As such, we have been able to take expertise from each area in order to make sure we go above and beyond in safety and compliance to ensure you’re in the safest possible hands.


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