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Worcester sources Thwaites dumpers

Gloucestershire-based hirer Worcester Hire Centre has concluded a deal that will add 40 Thwaites dumpers to their fleet, expanding their dumper asset base by 30 machines to 120.

The deal will see a mix of sizes from the hirers favourite 1-ton Hi-Tip through 3-ton, 6-ton Power Swivel and the industry leading 9-ton machine delivered to WHC branches, throughout Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and Oxfordshire.

The deal was agreed with WHC, Managing Director, James Clutterbuck, who spoke about why the company has invested to grow the hire fleet and why the business chose Thwaites.

“Demand through 2020 remained strong and utilisation levels became challenging, in the autumn when demand was outstripping supply, we actually had a waiting list for compact equipment. As we head into the Spring, demand is back to those Autumn levels, this has been largely driven by SME contractors seeing households investing in their property, thus driving demand for the 1 ton Hi-Tip,” Clutterbuck says. “in addition to the sustained, regional, utility market, necessitating the need for further 6-ton Power Swivels”.

The deal was supported by Thwaites distributor Lister Wilder, Sales Manager Richard North commented, “We were pleased to conclude this dumper deal with WHC and welcome them back to Thwaites”.

Thwaites Distributor Manager Paul Rodwell said, “WHC first started dealing with Thwaites in the 1990’s, their last order was in 2019, when they chose to realign their fleet.  We are delighted today to welcome WHC back to the business and thank them for choosing Thwaites for this significant order”.

In addition to the investment and growth, WHC is also celebrating a hat-trick of gold ROSPA awards, a recognition the business has worked hard to achieve and sustain. “Standards at WHC are high, this recognition and safety culture only enhances our reputation”. Thwaites Limited 2021 The Thwaites name is synonymous with the best-quality dumpers on the market. Advanced design and investment in tooling provide today’s customers with the very best products at the cutting edge of technology,” Clutterbuck concludes. “This means more than just the strength and reliability you know you can expect from Thwaites; it means an increased focus on customer satisfaction, safety and ergonomics across the range.”

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