Forklift Services in Guildford, Crawley and the South East

At Gatwick Forklifts, we pride ourselves on the superior forklift service we offer. Clients in Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood, Heathrow, Surrey, Kent, East Sussex and West Sussex can benefit from our team of qualified technicians and operators to deliver high-quality forklift hire vehicles and recommend reliable forklift sales at irresistible prices. We’re also accredited to carry out forklift training, adhering to RTITB and HSA regulations.

Forklift Hire

We provide domestic and commercial clients in Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the nearby South East counties with forklift vehicles for short and long-term forklift hire periods, ranging from 24-hours to yearly contracts. Our trucks offer a safe and comfortable ergonomic design for trained operators to use. Modern hydraulic systems and high-output engines benefit our clients with a range of environmentally-friendly, high-performance models, ideal for jobs which require heavy lifting and loading.


Our rental forklift service includes the following:

  • 1 to 5-tonne Electric Counterbalance Forklift with ZAPI Anti-Rollback system
  • 1 to 5-tonne LPG Counterbalance Forklift which are gas-powered and fuel-efficient
  • 1 to 5-tonne Diesel Counterbalance Forklift, suited to tight, restricted areas
  • 1.5 to 2-tonne Narrow Aisle Flexi Trucks which have a higher reach
  • 3 to 4-tonne Combi-Lift Trucks which act as a forklift and side-loading vehicle
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Forklift Sales


In addition to forklift hire, we specialise in forklift sales for brand-new Hyundai vehicles, which can be delivered to domestic, commercial and industrial properties in Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the surrounding South East areas.


  • 1.5 To 7-tonne Hyundai Gas Counterbalance Forklifts
  • 1.6 To 5-tonne Hyundai Electric Counterbalance Forklifts
  • 1.5 To 25-tonne Hyundai Diesel Counterbalance Forklifts


Our forklift sales team can also recommend high-quality, pre-owned forklift trucks from major manufacturers, including Hyundai, Mitsubishi, Caterpillar, Artisan and Warrior.

Forklift Finance Options


Lease Purchase


Businesses in Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the South East which regularly require a forklift service can benefit from an alternative option to full-price forklift sales. We offer hire purchase agreements, allowing clients to pay for their vehicle over a set period of time. Not only does this result in great tax benefits, you will own the forklift, based on an affordable contract.


Finance Lease


Another viable option for clients in Guildford, Crawley, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the South East is to spread the capital payments of the forklift vehicle, which can be cancelled at the end of the first contract period. However, a finance lease can cover maintenance or servicing under insurance. Our forklift sales and hire team can discuss the best plan to suit your needs.

Forklift Training


Our forklift service enables us to share our industry expertise by running a host of forklift training courses, which are approved by the Road Transport Industry Training Board (RTITB) and the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE). We aim to improve safety, understanding and efficiency, preventing hazards in the workplace.

  • Novice Forklift Training Course (3 to 5 days)
  • Experienced Driver Course (2 to 3 days)
  • Refresher Forklift Training Course (1 day)
  • Conversion Forklift Training Course (1 day)
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Warehouse Designs


We offer full warehouse fit-outs for commercial and industrial clients in Crawley, Guildford, Horsham, Redhill, Paddock Wood and the nearby South East areas. This forklift service supplies high-quality products, approved by the Storage Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (SEMA), which are also BS EN ISO 9000 certified.


In addition to forklift hire vehicles, our warehouse designers and technicians will install the following:

  • Pallet and cantilever racking to securely store goods that are easily accessible
  • Shelving systems which can vary from small parts, to long-span and mobile systems
  • Anti-collapse mesh to hold products in place and prevent any falling items

For a professional forklift service, including forklift hire and unbeatable forklift sales in Crawley, Guildford, Redhill, Horsham, Paddock Wood and the South East, call 01293 831 300.

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