About

History

Founded in 1974 (in Ascot) by Mick and Nora Gaffney, the company has grown to become one of the leading plant and machinery operations in the south coast. The company consists of a strong and stable team which is highly regarded in the industry.

Our extensive fleet of over a 100 machines range from 0.8 tonne micro diggers up to 25 tonne excavators. Ensuring customers the right tools for the job we give you access to the latest models and brand names including:

  • Hitachi
  • JCB
  • Cat
  • Takeuchi
  • Bomag
  • Terex
  • Thwaits
  • Terex

Louis Silk, MD of Cosham Plant Hire, explains:
“We are always re investing in plant machinery and equipment,” Louis adds. “This ensures that customers meet tight deadlines cost effectively, partly because each project has much less downtime. We also invest in people so the high level of experience at the top is balanced with younger team members who add dynamism and drive.”

From a young age Mick’s Daughter, Clair has been involved in the running of the business.

Construction Plant-hire Association

Cosham Plant are members of the Construction Plant-hire Association.

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