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Plant and equipment

VolkerBrooks has an extensive range of non-mechanical construction plant and equipment available for hire at competitive rates.


We hire a range of plant and equipment and to both internal and external clients. Our services are focussed in three areas; temporary and permanent site accommodation and offices, marine plant and equipment, as well as non-mechanical equipment. 

We stock the following items: 

  • Modular accommodation units (offices and welfare)
  • Jack leg site accommodation units (offices and welfare) 
  • Crane and excavator mats in hardwood and steel 
  • Steel roadway 
  • Hydraulic piling frames 
  • Fencing and barriers 
  • Water and sewage tanks 
  • Smoking shelters 
  • COSHH stores 
  • Storage containers 


Marine Plant

VolkerBrooks has an extensive marine fleet for operating in category A, B, C or D waters as categorised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. This includes canals, non-tidal rivers, tidal rivers, large, deep lakes and lochs, and estuaries. Vessels can be certified for operating in most areas such as Canals and Rivers Trust, Port of London etc as necessary. 

Our vessels are inspected by the Society of Consulting Marine Surveyors to confirm they are seaworthy and fit for purpose. 

We stock the following: 

  • Tugs from 120hp to 400hp 
  • Safety boats 
  • Workboats 
  • 120hp motorflote propulsion units 
  • Outboard motors from 10hp to 40hp 
  • 3t air winches 
  • 5t air winches 
  • Hand winches 
  • Spud poles up to 18m 
  • LinkfloteTM ramps 
  • LinkfloteTM scow ends (bow and stern) 
  • Anchors 
  • Fairleads 
  • Bollards 
  • Handrails (steel, chain and wire) 
  • Hydraulic piling gates 
  • Divers ladders 
  • Fenders (timber and rubber) 
  • Steel and timber decking 
  • Ropes and wire 
  • Life rings 
  • Buoys 
  • Navigation markers