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Selwood Switch to Takeuchi


Leading UK plant hire company Selwood is to invest in a significant upgrade of its rental fleet in partnership with Takeuchi.

Selwood, which offers plant hire from seven UK centres, is to replace its 400-strong fleet of excavators with Takeuchi models over the next four years as part of a comprehensive upgrade programme.

The investment comes as Selwood continues to grow its plant hire operation, with a focus on versatility, reliability and outstanding customer service.

Richard Bright, Chief Operations Officer at Selwood, said: “Takeuchi’s reputation for reliability and easy-to-operate machinery is a perfect fit for Selwood as we continue to invest in our comprehensive plant hire offering around the UK.

“We know that Takeuchi is a preferred brand of many of our customers, and we are proud to incorporate Takeuchi’s versatile machines into our fleet.”

Takeuchi excavators offer maximum versatility across the weight class from 1- 16 tonnes including: micros, hybrids, towable and wheeled, a range and options for every application.

Tomonori Tamaru, Managing Director at Takeuchi UK, said: “Takeuchi is very pleased to become a supplier of one of the UK’s most established and high-profile plant hire businesses.

“We are very proud of our reputation for outstanding machine performance and reliability in the construction sector, high standards we know Selwood and its customers will appreciate.”

Selwood offers plant hire from Exeter, Bournemouth, Southampton, Sittingbourne, Bristol, Birmingham, and Cardiff. For more information see

 Picture - Selwood celebrate the Takeuchi deal at Hillhead


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