Welcome to Gordon Bow Plant Hire Limited a family managed business established by
Gordon Bow in 1982. The Company has grown steadily to become one of Scotland’s largest privately owned suppliers of operated and self-drive construction plant and equipment.

Our extensive fleet of plant and equipment for hire includes tracked and wheeled
excavators; JCB Hydradigs, telehandlers and backhoe loaders; dumpers and rollers; plus a wide range of attachments (rock breakers, grabs, forks etc) all fitted to the latest standards

  • At Gordon Bow Plant Hire Limited HSEQ compliance is paramount.
  • Our plant and equipment come fully fitted with the latest safety systems, trackers, twin lock safety hitches with audible warnings, spill kits, seatbelt beacons, audible reversing alarms, fire extinguishers, hi-vis steps and hand grab rails, fall protection rails, etc
  • The Company employs circa 100 experienced plant operators who are CPCS accredited (some also with PTS railway certification), and has its own delivery and collection transport.
  • We have our own workshop facilities and mobile plant fitters to support our fleet ensuring minimum downtime.
  • Training and regular tool box talks are delivered to employees, who are subject to routine medicals including D&A screening.
  • 360 degree cameras can be fitted on request.
  • We supply plant and equipment throughout Scotland from our centrally based depot in East Mains Industrial Estate Broxburn.

Our Hire Desk is manned from 7:30am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday and 8:00am to 12 noon on a Saturday however our Staff can be contacted 24 hours 7 days a week.

The Sales and Hire Desk teams will be happy to discuss your plant and equipment requirements with you on 01506 855913 and we look forward to hearing from you.

Why choose Gordon Bow

We have been suppling operated and self drive equipment for 37 years throughout central Scotland and beyond.

24 hours a day 7 days a week 365 days a year our team is on hand to take your call and any hire request you may have.

All our equipment is supported by our own team of mobile service engineers in our fully equipped vehicles making sure downtime is kept to a minimum