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Gatwick Forklifts have provided domestic and commercial clients in Leatherhead with a high-quality forklift service for many years. Based in Horley, we operate throughout Surrey and the surrounding South East regions.

Forklift Hire vs. Second-Hand Forklift Sales in Leatherhead

For over two decades, customers have been coming to us for trusted forklift hire solutions and high-performing machinery from our forklift sales. Enabling companies to meet the highest health and safety regulations, we also offer professional forklift training for operatives of all levels.

Wondering whether hiring or buying a forklift is the best option for you? On this page, we compare the two to help you decide. For further information and advice about our reliable forklift service and forklift training in Leatherhead, contact us on 01293 831 300.

Benefits of Our Forklift Sales

• New models may handle longer hours of use in comparison to forklift hire machinery
• We offer 3-year warranty, covering 3,000 hours of usage, on Hyundai forklift sales
• Keeping a permanent forklift can help you achieve maximum productivity, saving you time on having to contact forklift service companies every time you need to hire one
• We offer forklift training to teach operatives how to use the specific model you buy
• By owning forklift machines, companies in Leatherhead and the wider South East areas, will be adding further assets to their company name
• Our new and second-hand forklifts are exceptionally priced and monthly finance options are available to make payments easier

Advantages of Forklift Hire

• Hiring a forklift is ideal for companies and individuals requiring short-term solutions
• A used model for hire can be more cost-effective than buying brand new from forklift sales, this is dependent on how long you need and how much use the forklift
• Hired trucks constantly undergo maintenance and safety checks, such as forklift service inspections
• Forklift hire periods are often very flexible, for example at Gatwick Forklifts we provide 24-hour hire to 6-year contracts for our clients in the Leatherhead area
• A wide variety of forklift models are available to choose and change to, from electric to gas and diesel-fuelled trucks

Whether you choose to buy or hire a forklift, make sure your operatives have the right forklift training to use trucks safely and efficiently. Gatwick Forklifts teach training schemes ranging from 3-day novice courses to 1 day refresher training courses for customers in and around Leatherhead. Successful candidates will have a full understanding of how to operate a counterbalance forklift hire truck and know how to adhere to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 regulations. Forklift training is split into practical and theory units.

For a professional forklift service, including forklift hire and competitively priced forklift sales in Leatherhead, call 01293 831 300. We offer free quotations.