26th January, 2016
This winter has seen heavy rain and widespread flooding right across the UK affecting homes and business over the festive period and into the New Year. For anyone affected it certainly has been a miserable start to the year, and sadly for some the risk of further flooding is still not over.
Tynedale Golf Club in Hexham was unfortunately one the victims this year. Located in a picturesque parkland on the banks of the River Tyne the Northumberland municipal golf club was badly flooded in many places during early December. As the waters began to subside, they left with them over a foot of sand and silt in places which would need clearing before the greens staff had any chance of bringing the course back to life.
We supplied a Bobcat S550 skidsteer loader on hire to Northumberland County Council along with an Angle Broom attachment which proved the ideal machine for the clean-up task. The rotating broom which can be directed up the 30 degrees left or right, was able to loosen up the heavy wet sand and manoeuver it into piles where the same Bobcat loader could collect the sand using its interchangeable bucket. However, a mention must be included for the team of volunteers who also turned out to help with the clean-up.
Our range of Bobcat equipment which can be hired from our UK Branches in Newcastle, Wigan, Wakefield, and Glasgow is perfect for flood clear up. The Bobcat tracked loader range is especially well suited due to its increased weight distribution it is the ideal machine for working on wet, boggy or flooded ground. For further information on hire contact your local MTS branch.
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We have been working with MTS Plant for just over 12 months now and have found their service and support second to none. Vanessa, Jenny, Matt and the team are fantastic and will always go the extra mile to meet our requirements. We have regularly used MTS Plant for Dumper and Excavator hire throughout this period and have found their range of machinery very reliable & of excellent quality. I would 100% recommend MTS Plant Hire.
We have used MTS Plant for a number of years and have been constantly impressed by the service provided. We work in a quick-moving industry where our requirements for small machine hire can be at short notice and highly varied. MTS Plant manages to keep us supplied with quality machines along with great customer service. We look forward to driving our business forward knowing that we have the resources to satisfy our customers needs without the high expense of owning our own machines.
MTS has been a great company to cross hire small plant in for our customers. The great thing about MTS is the friendly staff who are very committed to making sure Travis Perkins is a priority customer and will move things around in their daily transport too fit urgent orders in. Myself and my team now use Mts as our first point of call as we have confidence in how the business works from the staff to the machines themselves.
MTS has arranged for us at times very short notice the most diverse ranges of hire equipment, even nationwide. We first started using MTS a few years ago now an don’t hesitate to call the well mannered and excellently informed staff, We have experienced difficulties when on hire and the response was second to none, from the delivery drivers to the mechanic’s, the professional advice and service we haven’t matched anywhere in my 32 years in construction.
The branch at Leigh is always ready to accommodate our needs and they do it with a cheerful professional manner every time.
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