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HGV Hire for Utilities Companies

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HGV hire and HGV vehicles are an integral part of enabling utilities companies to install, maintain and repair the infrastructure which supplies UK homes with water, communications, gas and electricity. We often take for granted that with the flick of a switch, the press of a button, or the turn […]


Fleet Hire Vehicles for County Councils

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County Councils up and down the country are on the front line of road repairs and maintenance in the UK. Whether they oversee the roads in a predominantly rural location or have urban and city streets falling under their jurisdiction. Fleet hire is a cost effective means of ensuring that […]


Supporting the Water Network in Birmingham

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If you live in the West Midlands, when you turn on the tap to take a shower or put the kettle on for a morning cuppa, you’re probably not thinking of the civil engineering and technology it has taken to get that H2O from the reservoir to your home. You’re […]


HGV Hire for Landscaping Projects

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Landscaping projects have the power to transform the way in which we live and can enhance a home, workspace, or leisure environment. From initial concepts to the completion there are many steps and challenges to overcome. Project managers who are at the epicentre of a development and are the link […]


Supporting Construction and Growth in London and the South East

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ND Brown’s HGV hire in London supports a wide range of local authorities and private contractors who are all busy maintaining our capital city, building its infrastructure and that of the surrounding counties. Civil engineering and construction giants such as Kier, Amey and Balfour Beatty are all involved in massive projects […]


Truck Hire for Construction Projects in Manchester

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Frequent visitors to Manchester and those who already live there will see that it has undergone a big transformation over the last couple of decades. There is a boom in construction and the number of inhabitants continue to expand adding around 3,067 to 6,106 people to the overall population every […]


Grab Hire Vehicles Boost Road Maintenance in Leicestershire

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Using a grab hire vehicle is an essential tool to deal with road maintenance right across the Midlands. Leicestershire encompasses 2,575 miles of roads with tasks such as road gritting and repairing and laying new roads taking place right across the county. N.D Brown has a number of regional hubs […]


HGV and Truck Rental to Transform Birmingham

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Birmingham is the UK’s second largest city with nearly 1 million people living in the area. To accommodate this large population the infrastructure of the region has undergone a massive change and regeneration over the past decade. Fundamental to the success of large and small demolition, construction, and refurbishment projects […]


Truck and HGV Rental in London

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Truck and HGV Rental in London is an important part of keeping the UK’s capital city going. With a population of over 8.7 million people living and working in the Greater London area. It is one of the world’s major urban centres; fast paced and dynamic it relies on an […]


What is Muck Away?

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Muck away is the removal of waste materials from a site. A general term for extracting spoil from building sites and construction projects in their early stages. Within the demolition and construction industries it may also be referred to as spoil away or cart away. This process is usually undertaken […]


HGV Hire for Summer Haulage

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The British economy relies upon road haulage to transport goods and materials. How important is it? According to the Department for Transport, road freight activity in the United Kingdom for the year 2017 states that 1.40 billion tonnes was moved by GB registered HGVs domestically. Summer is a busy season […]


Grab Hire in London for Transporting Aggregates

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Grab hire in London performs many tasks, including the construction and maintenance of the road system. The Road Surface Treatments Association says that it takes between 20,000 and 60,000 tonnes of aggregate to build one mile of motorway. This puts into perspective the vast quantity of materials needed to build […]


Tipper Hire for Flood Defences

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Tipper hire lorries are vehicles used in diverse situations. The unseasonable June weather has brought the consequences of persistent heavy rainfall into the news. Localised flooding has highlighted that ensuring defences and preventative measures are in place is important in today’s unpredictable climate. Carrying out construction and excavation work once […]


HGV Hire for Summer Events and Projects

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Summer is the time of year when construction projects are working at their optimum. The lighter mornings and nights and better weather mean that more can be achieved. Extra logistics could be needed to optimise this time of year and here at ND Brown we have the HGV hire options […]


Why is Grab Hire Better than Skip Hire?

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Being a grab hire provider, you would be forgiven to think that we are biased on this topic, but not without good reason. When it comes to waste removal, skip hire is a popular choice. But is it the best option? Building sites, renovation projects and organisations across the country […]


Use Cage Tippers to Improve Recycling

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Cage tippers can be at the forefront of your organisation’s drive to increase recycling. With global warming and climate change gaining a lot of coverage in the media, the importance of becoming a greener society to tackle pressing environmental issues is very apparent. One way to confront and achieve this […]


UK Construction Projects Require HGV Hire and Tippers

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There is an abundance of construction projects in the UK currently, for which commercial vehicle hire such as HGV’s and tippers will be playing an important part. From massive projects like the building of the Plymouth link road, the construction of Swansea Arena, to the £1bn Middlewood Locks development in […]


Smooth Journey’s Guaranteed with Tarmac Hotbox from N.D Brown

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Tarmac hotbox vehicles from N.D Brown will help to deliver improved infrastructure across the country, in line with the Government’s Road Investment Strategy. N.D Brown has worked regularly with the Highways Agency on an array of road improvement projects in various different locations. Tarmac Hotbox Helps Drive Strategy Forward The […]


Planning for the Future with Grab Hire in Manchester

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Grab hire in Manchester services will become increasingly popular with a host of high-profile construction projects greenlit for the coming years. N.D Brown have provided grab hire in Manchester and all over the country for over 30 years from our perfectly positioned four depots. We offer a variety of tipper […]


The Rich History of Tipper Hire Vehicles

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Tipper hire vehicles have a long and rich history, which has helped them become a staple of the construction industry since the 19th century. Dump trucks were first used on farms in Western Europe, tippers were added to them around 1896 with the vehicles then motorised by manufacturers in the […]