- Speedy Hire
company_name = Speedy Hire plc
company_type = Public (lse|SDY)
foundation = 1977
founder = John Brown
key_people = David Wallis (Chairman of the board), Steve Corcoran (CEO)
products = Rental of construction equipment,
power tools, generators, surveyingequipment, hoists
revenue = £465.5 million (year - Mar 2008)cite web |url=http://www.speedyhire.plc.uk/file-library.aspx?fileid=3158 |title=Annual Report 2008 |accessdate=2008-08-11 |publisher=Speedy Hire]
operating_income = profit £56.8 million (yr - Mar 08)
net_income = profit £31.7 million (yr - Mar 08)
num_employees = 4,700 (2008)
homepage = [http://www.speedyhire.co.uk/ www.speedyhire.co.uk]
intl = yes
Speedy Hire plc (lse|SDY) is a British equipment hire company based in
Newton-le-Willows, Merseyside. Listed on the London Stock Exchange, it was a constituent of the FTSE 250 Indexbetween June 2006 and September 2008.
Formed in April, 1977 from its first tool hire outlet in
Wigan, Lancashire, it has grown to become one of Britains largest suppliers of constructionbased hire equipment and related services, now operating from over 500 outlets throughout the UKand Ireland.
From the beginning, the group traditionally focused on tool hire, but now also consists of businesses specialising in lifting equipment, survey equipment, pumps, site accommodation, generators and air power.
It operates its tool hire business
geographicallythrough its subsidiarycompanies in the North, South, West, and Scotland.
On 1st August 2007 Speedy Hire purchased the tool hire division of
Hewden Hirefor an estimated £115m.
Its specialist hire companies operate nationwide,
*Speedy Lifting Ltd
*Speedy Survey Ltd
*Speedy Power Ltd
*Speedy Space Ltd
*Speedy Pumps Ltd
* [http://www.speedyhire.co.uk/ Official site]
* [http://www.speedyhire.plc.uk/ Corporate site]
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