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 and we can even provide an operator

The only Borders-based dedicated cherry picker hire company, call 01750 22246 to get started right away! 

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

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.

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:

Job type, height requirements

Outreach, town area & time machine requirements

Access restrictions, ground conditions  

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  and is perfect for industrial work or farms. Long or short-term hire is available. 

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

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. 

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. .

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. 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. 

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.

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

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

Niftylift 170

Excellent machine for using on grass or sloping ground. Can be collected using a large 4x4 or a large van.

Specifications: Working Height 17.1m. Working Outreach 9m. Footprint 4.37m. 

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.

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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