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Easily Access the UK’s Largest Network of Equipment Hire Depots

     Posted on: 26th August 2021

Easily Access the UK's Largest Network of Equipment Hire Depots

Hi, PAL Hire here! In the past decade we ‘ve fulfilled thousands of equipment hire bookings for companies just like yours. Access Multiple Items of Equipment, with one call. Our professional and dedicated team of hire controllers work with you to solve your equipment hire issues. We understand how frustrating hiring equipment can be… All that time wasted managing multiple suppliers, checking availability, chasing for ETA’s, dealing with multiple invoices, while making sure you get the best rates… The equipment hire process can be painful. That’s where PAL Hire comes in! With access to departments all over the UK, and…

Case Study: Multi Site UK Wide Set Up Premier Modular Ltd

     Posted on: 8th July 2021

Case Study: Multi Site UK Wide Set Up Premier Modular Ltd

The Problem The November 2020 lockdown provided the continuation of the largest peacetime mobilisation of a volunteer workforce (1) and the largest peacetime UK deployment of our armed forces (2). All in a bid to support a speedy recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Resulting in test, trace and vaccination centres needed to be set up in car parks and public spaces throughout the UK. Premier Modular Ltd, one of the UKs leading modular building and offsite construction specialists. Were involved in a multi-site UK Wide programme for test and trace. However the demand for temporary buildings reached their capacity. This…

Better Security with Barriers and Fencing

     Posted on: 4th February 2021

Better Security with Barriers and Fencing

During the first lockdown of 2020, the major supermarkets scrabbled to find the easiest way to ensure that their customers could queue safely whilst waiting to enter their store. Up and down the country we were called to provide metal barriers to fulfil that remit and keep people safe and maintain social distancing. One well known supermarket chain also called on us to provide crowd control barriers to their 900 or so UK wide retail sites. Read the retail case study here (Opens link to page on this site in new tab / window) Numbers of crowd control barriers needed…

Festivals will return

     Posted on: 21st January 2021

Festivals will return

The events industry is taking a huge knock now. All the media can do is look on to the companies, who have tried to keep their businesses afloat – whilst everyone stays at home. Keeping safe and awaiting for a time when things can go back to "normal". Events from small weddings to huge music festivals and everything in between. Are having to cancel as life as we used to know it, is on hold. Glastonbury 2021 Cancelled. The barometer for the festival circuit is the world-famous Glastonbury Festival. Celebrating its 40th year anniversary in 2019, we do not think…

How to Manage Wet Weather Hazards on Site 7 Tips

     Posted on: 20th January 2021

How to Manage Wet Weather Hazards on Site 7 Tips

Construction in the rain is never a great activity to look forward to. Here are 7 tips to manage Wet Weather Hazards on a construction site. Limit Workers from working alone. Make sure they have a means of communication. Either radio or phone. Spread aggregate on areas of high footfall on site. Reducing mud and provide boot scrapers at access points to buildings and welfare units. Make sure risk assessments for Plant Equipment users are up to date and communicated to operators before use. Be careful around and pay attention to waterlogged areas on site. Check that all electrical equipment…

4 Ways We Help Construction Projects Avoid Failure

     Posted on: 18th January 2021

4 Ways We Help Construction Projects Avoid Failure

We look at 4 crucial aspects of construction projects that if overlooked can cause project failure. More importantly, discover how PAL Hire is proven to reduce the risk of such events and mitigate project failure. Adequate Planning We have seen it time and time again. For the best intention what appears on the plans looks great, but what is delivered to site fails to factor other aspects of the project. Our scope and experience of the equipment you will hire on site, means we can help you plan efficiently. Making sure equipment arrives as it should when it should. And…

Sleeping Pods Are more Cost Effective than Hotels

     Posted on: 12th January 2021

Sleeping Pods Are more Cost Effective than Hotels

The great news is construction is full steam ahead. At PAL Hire we have been supporting business, providing hire equipment all through Lockdown 1, Lockdown 2 and now this current Lockdown which is starting 2021 off. With construction being all business as usual, it means trades still need to get on site. The logistics of looking after your team when they are away from home can be difficult. Especially if your team moves about the country or you need them close to a long-term site. This is where hotels come in. But with the current state of the pandemic, your…

Vaccination Site Essential Equipment

     Posted on: 5th January 2021

Vaccination Site Essential Equipment

Whilst we are under additional lockdown rules at the start of 2021. The enduing good news is the availability of two new vaccines for roll out to the UK public. The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 Vaccine and the Oxford University/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Both vaccines require two doses to be administered and have different characteristics in terms of how they are stored. COVID 19 Vaccination Site - What is the ideal type of site to enable successful roll out of vaccines? Vaccinating the population of the UK is not going to be an easy task. There are many factors to consider, from supply,…

Unlimited Data Plug and Play Internet Solution

     Posted on: 6th November 2020

Unlimited Data Plug and Play Internet Solution

Cost effective Mobile internet solution for your site or event The internet is more and more important to the running of a site. With so many of us relying on a good connection to run all aspects of the site. Whether the internet is for remote access to manage equipment or monitor security, or just to enhance the experience of teams on site 24 hours a day. Having a quick and easy plug and play internet connection is important. That is where we come in with our simple plug and play internet connection with the following features: 1-60 Users Unlimited…