Product Showcase – 22m Electric Scissor Lifts

Posted November 19, 2020

Here at Mainline, not only is it our priority to support our customers by continuing to operate in a covid secure environment, but we also remain determined to maintain a high standard service on a national scale. We are committed to finding additional ways to help our customers which is why we are going above and beyond to extend our equipment range!

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Mainline going for FORS Silver!

Posted October 22, 2020

‘Going for Silver!’ our team of site engineers attended the Protecting Vulnerable Road Users with On Cycle Training.  The guys were amazing and completed over 7 miles of bike riding to appreciate how to drive carefully around bike users.

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Happy Birthday and Congratulations James!

Posted October 21, 2020

Well done to our Accounts Apprentice James, who has successfully passed his level 4 AAT – Credit Management and Management Accounting Budgets.

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Audit Success

Posted September 25, 2020

During covid-19 Mainline are proud to say we got our heads down and still managed to comply and excel in our annual audits!!

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Product Showcase – 27.5m Diesel Scissor Lifts

Posted September 18, 2020

These brand new HL275 Diesel Scissors are already proving very popular, and it's not difficult to see why.

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Reinvesting for the Future

Posted September 16, 2020

New plant machinery models added to our range!

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New Machine Alert! Dingli 22m

Posted September 15, 2020

Introducing The Latest Addition to Mainline’s Fleet: The Dingli
JCPT2223RTB Diesel Scissor Lift

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Training Department Now Open Again!

Posted June 3, 2020

Following the updated COVID-19 guidance from the government, and after extensive work to ensure the training environment is safe for everyone, we are now fully open! We are getting busy so book up fast.

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Wish our lads all the best

Posted November 4, 2019

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Local help with flooding

Posted October 25, 2019

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Congratulations James!

Posted October 14, 2019

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Buy One Get One Free

Posted September 19, 2019

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Team Spirit November / December

Posted January 7, 2019

Well done Team!

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Mainline Christmas Opening Hours

Posted December 14, 2018

Our 2018 Christmas Opening Hours

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Happy 15th Anniversary David!

Posted November 8, 2018

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Team Spirit Award – October (4x as good!)

Posted November 5, 2018

The superstars at Mainline this month are...

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Halloween’s edition of Meet the Team Monday ?

Posted October 29, 2018

This months spooky topic is...

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92% Customer Satisfaction for September

Posted October 2, 2018

Well done team!

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Team Spirit Award – September

Posted October 1, 2018

Another month gone, who's stood out in September?

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Mainline achieve 95% customer satisfaction rate for August

Posted September 3, 2018

A brilliant effort from the Mainline team!

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Team Spirit Award – August

Posted August 31, 2018

Twice as good!

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Meet the team… Tuesday!

Posted August 28, 2018

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Mainline pass with flying colours!

Posted August 15, 2018

A big well done to that Mainline team!

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Team Spirit Award – July

Posted July 31, 2018

Who's the winner this month?

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Meet the team Monday – July

Posted July 30, 2018

Look who it is this month!

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Meet the team Monday – June

Posted June 26, 2018

Read more about Kev, our hire desk manager!

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Meet the team Monday – June

Posted June 25, 2018

And this month our star is...

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Our Summer Newsletter has landed!

Posted June 20, 2018

Read about what Mainline have been up to recently!

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Our fleet expands again with another 3T Excavator!

Posted June 11, 2018

The fleet just keeps getting bigger!

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Meet the team Monday – May

Posted May 28, 2018

And this month our star is...

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Hire vs Buy

Posted May 10, 2018

We review the positives and negatives of hiring and buying so you can decide what is best for you.

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Our first, Meet the team Monday

Posted April 30, 2018

Find out more about the Mainline team!

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Our first, Meet the team Monday


Find out more about the Mainline team!

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Social Media Competition!

Posted April 13, 2018


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Happy Easter from the Mainline Team

Posted March 28, 2018

An Easter treat...

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Sport Relief 2018


Established in 2002, Sport Relief is a day full of sports and entertainment. People all across the country get involved in order to raise money for vulnerable people in the UK and the world's poorest countries...

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Mainline goes from strength to strength!

Posted March 13, 2018

Our engineering team are constantly going above and beyond to be the best! Find out about the latest story!

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Mainline Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Posted March 12, 2018

Mainline, supporting career development through Apprenticeships.

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Mainline celebrates 35 Years in the industry and we are still going strong!

Posted October 31, 2017

In May 1982 Keith and Carole Williams set up Mainline Tool & Plant Hire with just a few tools, a cement mixer in a small unit on Midland Road Industrial Estate...

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Company Director, Carole Williams, makes a heartfelt speech dedicated to our loyal customers, supportive friends and hardworking staff

Posted October 24, 2017

35 years in the industry is some achievement and to celebrate this landmark Mainline threw a 35 year anniversary party on Saturday 21 October...

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Mainline machine stolen and used in an ATM robbery

Posted August 9, 2017

A mainline telehandler was used to rip out an ATM machine from Nationwide Building Society, on Market street in Ashby...

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Mainline Support Royal Trinity Hospice

Posted August 8, 2017

Royal Trinity Hospice cares for people living with progressive, life-limiting illnesses and their families across central and southwest London...

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Mainline receives sky high audit results!

Posted July 31, 2017

Mainline are extremely proud of the excellent results received whilst being audited...

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The Benefits Of Long-Term Hire

Posted April 25, 2017

Why buy when you can hire?

Let us explain why the overall costs and benefits favour hire

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Building Affordable Homes…

Posted February 2, 2017

You can’t listen to the news these days without hearing about the lack of affordable housing. Mainline are working with builders across the UK, helping to combat the problem and meet the needs of our growing population.

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Temporary Heating For Winter

Posted January 6, 2017

The temperature is dropping, it's getting very cold - here's how we can help..

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Happy New Year!

Posted January 3, 2017

We’re back and ready to go – call us now for all your Plant and Tool needs.

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Merry Christmas – we’re closed from 1.30pm on 23rd December, returning at 7am on 3rd January 2017!

Posted December 12, 2016

If you still need your equipment in the new year and can store it securely, why not suspend your hire for the days you are not working by sending an email to

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Bovis Homes thriving post-Brexit

Posted November 10, 2016

Bovis homes has, once again, announced that their business is thriving in post-Brexit Britain.

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Aggressive replenishment programme…

Posted October 12, 2016

We're undergoing an aggressive replenishment programme, increasing our fleet across all three divisions...

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Customer Announcement

Posted October 5, 2016

From 5th October 2016, Mainline Group will exclusively use Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA) Terms and Conditions.

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Positive Outlook from Electrical Contractors…

Posted August 31, 2016

Electrical and building services specialists saw a steady or increased turnover in the second quarter of 2016.

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Henry Boot remains ‘comfortably’ ahead…

Posted August 26, 2016

Henry Boot is the latest major construction company to show no fear of post-Brexit Britain and have just announced that they are ‘comfortably’ ahead of market expectations.

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BAM shrugs off Brexit fears…

Posted August 19, 2016

Construction group BAM has reported a good performance in the first half of 2016 with no signs of slowing down since the EU referendum.

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No post-Brexit slowdown for Polypipe

Posted August 16, 2016

Pipe giant Polypipe have just released a very encouraging set of results for the first half of 2016. The UK’s largest manufacturer of plastic pipes saw revenue rising strongly across residential, commercial and infrastructure sectors with no signs of a post-Brexit slowdown.

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Business as usual for Bovis Homes

Posted August 15, 2016

Bovis remain very positive following the Brexit vote and are reassuring subcontractors that they are continuing with production across all geographical regions.

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Bright Future for Bellway Homes

Posted August 5, 2016

More positive post-Brexit news - House Builder, Bellway, is expected to announce a healthy set of results in October with operating profit topping £480m.

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Taylor Wimpey says it’s business as usual after Brexit

Posted August 2, 2016

We were delighted to hear that Taylor Wimpy Homes have said its ‘business as usual’ and trading is completely normal for this time of year.

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Persimmon Homes confident despite Brexit uncertainty

Posted July 5, 2016

Since the EU Referendum there’s been a lot of concern over the future of the construction industry. It’s very early days and it’s important to remain positive - people still need homes and houses still need to be built!!!

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New Plant & Tool Hire Guide

Posted December 16, 2015

New Mainline Plant & Tool Hire Guide available now - an easy way to view our products and services.

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Brand New Mainline Trailer…

Posted November 18, 2015

We have just taken delivery of our brand new trailer. It’s the latest addition to our fleet and will help us deliver even more of our large machines to customer sites around the UK.

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Lighting up the Rugby World Cup!

Posted September 30, 2015

Mainline Power Generation has just supplied a large quantity of lighting towers to Leicester City Football Ground where they are being used to illuminate car parks and walkways during Rugby World Cup Games.

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Step Ladder & Tool Sale…

Posted August 28, 2015

Lots of step ladders and tools for sale (yes that's sale not hire). Come and grab yourself a bargain!

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News Flash!

Posted August 4, 2015

We’re doing great deals on our entire tool and plant hire range so now’s the time to give us a call.

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Mainline clean up with particle filters

Posted June 12, 2015

Mainline Group has begun fitting particle filters on hire machinery destined for use in confined spaces and emissions sensitive sites.

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Pramac GCW50Y Super Silent Generator – Seen but not heard…

Posted April 29, 2015

We now offer the only Pramac Super Silent Generator in the UK. It’s ideal for powering outdoor events where even the lowest level of background noise is unacceptable.

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Easter Special Offer on Tools

Posted March 31, 2015

Mainline are offering one week's hire for the price of 2 days on gardening & DIY tools over the Easter long weekend...

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Mainline Hire Desk Manager Celebrates 15 Years

Posted November 17, 2014

On 17th November, Kevin Peace - Mainline Hire Desk Manager, looked back happily over his 15 year career at Mainline...

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