01750 22246

Discover how you can book a hire-ready cherry picker that’s always suited to the job, and ready to use on the day - we’ll even deliver and take care of pick-up, so you don’t have to worry about late fees

The only Borders-based dedicated cherry picker hire company, our machines come with fully-trained operators (if required) who have extensive local knowledge of the area.

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​Looking to hire a cherry picker or access platform to work at height in the Borders?

If you’re in the construction, repairs or home improvement trade and you’re sick of being let down by unreliable hires that just aren’t ready to go when you are, we can help.
All of our cherry pickers come with fully charged batteries and a packed tank of fuel, as well as being thoroughly checked, ready-to-use and delivered to you on the day - guaranteed.
Whether it’s roof or guttering work, surveys, chimney repairs or a paint job, we can help ensure you pick the best machine for your project. Just ask our friendly, experienced staff!

The benefits of hiring from us:

A reliable, friendly service and aftercare

Over 11 years’ experience

Free, impartial advice

Fully-trained operators

Always deliver when we say we will


Know exactly what you need? Simply pick up the phone and give us a call on 01750 22246 and we’ll be able to quote you an instant cost, and get you booked in.

Alternatively, fill out the handy form and we’ll call you back within one business hour.

We cover all areas within the central Borders (for more information see below).

What to expect when you call:

Once we take your call, one of our friendly, professional team will be able to cost up and quote for your chosen machine on the spot (form enquiries within 1 business hour), and give you verbal confirmation that guarantees you’ll have it on the day.

If you’re not sure of the best machine suited to the job, we’ll be able to talk you through your options, based on the:

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Job type, height requirements

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Outreach, town area & time machine requirements

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Access restrictions, ground conditions  

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Invoice, contact number, name and delivery address

​Our machines for hire

Feel free to take a browse through the machines we have on offer, to help decide on which one might best suit you:

Skyjack SJ6832RT

This scissor lift is ideal when you need a large working platform area, and the task is straight up-and-down. It’s self-operated (or can come with an operator if required), and is perfect for industrial work or farms. Long or short-term hire is available. 

Specifications: 11.6m (working height), 1.7m (width)

Skyking 22TJ

A truck-mounted access platform designed for street work, such as gutter cleaning, painting, roof repairs and other quick jobs. An operator will always be provided with this machine. Long or short-term hire available.

Specifications: 22m (working height), 10m (outreach)

Genie Stick65

This self-operated stick-type access platform is perfect if you’re working at a height that requires outreach. Best suited to farms, large houses or industrial work. Long or short-term hire available. Can be self-operated - comes with an operator if required.

Specifications: 21.80m (working height), 17.10m (outreach)

Genie Z60 34 4WD

A Z-Type access platform, designed for general purpose work, including farms, large houses, or industrial jobs. Available for long or short-term hire. Can be self-operated - comes with an operator if required.

Specifications: 20.39m (working height), 11.05m (outreach)

Octopussy 1465

Our Octopussy machine is a tracked access platform that’s best used for narrow access areas. It comes on its own trailer, and can be self-towed from our yard. This machine is self-operated - comes with an operator if required.. Long or short-term hire available.

Specifications: 14.65m (working height), 7m (outreach), 0.8m (width)

JLG 450 AJ 4WD

This is a Z-Type access platform, designed for general purpose, and includes a Jib Boom for more awkward areas. This machine is ideal for street lighting or erecting signs. Long-term or short-term hire available. Can be self-operated - comes with an operator if required.

Specifications: 16.07m (working height), 7.65 m (outreach)

JLG 600 AJ

A mixture-type access platform that’s a mix between a Z-Boom and a Stick Boom. It’s ideal for general purpose access, and for farms, houses and industrial buildings. Long or short-term hire available. Can be self-operated - comes with an operator if required.

Specifications: 20.20m (working height), 12.12m (outreach)

JLG 800 AJ

A general-purpose access platform (and excellent up-and-over), this machine offers excellent height and outreach. It’s self-operated (comes with an operator if required), and ideal for farms, industrial buildings, and houses. Long or short-term hire available.

Specifications: 26.2m (working height), 15.74m (outreach)

Genie Z45 25J

Our Genie Z45 25J is a general purpose machine that comes with a jib boom for awkward areas. It’s ideal for treework, industrial areas and wind farms. Long or short-term hire. This machine can be self-operated (alternatively, an operator can be provided if required). 

Specifications: 45ft (working height), 25ft (outreach)

Niftylift 120

A petrol/electric powered self-tow machine ideal for painters, electricians, roofers and DIY projects. You’re welcome to collect and return to keep costs down. Long or short-term hire available. This machine is self-operated (an operator can be provided if required).

Specifications: 12.33m (working height), 5m (outreach)

Machine-hire costs

Our machines range from standard costs of £75 - £180 + VAT per day, to £280 - £580 + VAT per week. Costs will also depend on whether your chosen machine needs to be transported, and whether an operator is required for the job. 


Just give us a call with this information at the ready, and one of our friendly team will be able to give you a straightforward quote on the spot, and book you in to guarantee the machine of your choice on the day. 

Areas we cover

Border Truck and Plant Services currently cover all areas located within the central Scottish Borders. This includes:

 

Galashiels, Hawick, Peebles, Jedburgh, Kelso, Selkirk, Melrose, Duns, Greenlaw, Earlston, Lauder, St. Boswells, Walkerburn, Innerleithen, Bonchester, Yetholm, Morebattle, Cornhill, Coldstream, Gordon, Chirnside - and all areas in-between!

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