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PLANT HIRE INSURANCE

We're here to help with insurance for hirers of plant

We know hiring plant is commonplace for many tradesmen and contractors like you working in the building industry. However, it is not without risks: theft, malicious damage, fire, flood, storms or accidental damage. So you need plant hire insurance cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients. 

Because we understand your business and the challenges you face, we developed plant hire insurance that offers protection and peace of mind, including:

  • Cover for:
    vehicles and equipment
    portable buildings
    portable toilets
    temporary buildings
    scaffolding.
  • Bespoke cover – whether you're a sole trader or manage a team of tradesmen, our hired in plant insurance coverage is designed around you. You'll only pay for the cover you need.
  • Professional advice and support – throughout the life of your policy, we'll be on hand to help you with any queries, problems or issues you may have. We'll also support you if you need to make a claim.
  • Saving you time – leave the hard work to us; we'll search our selection of the UK's leading and specialist insurers to find the provider that suits you best.

How our team of hired in plant insurance experts can help you

At Marsh Commercial, we have over 28,000 contractors who have chosen us to manage their insurance needs. That's almost £130m in gross written premium (GWP); you're in good company. 

At Marsh Commercial, we're part of a global group with a local community focus. Our team of experts have years of experience supporting tradesmen and contractors like you.

You wouldn't think of starting a job without the right equipment. Arranging your business insurance is no different. It pays to speak to our professionals, and that's why we're here to help you.
 
We take time to understand your unique needs to arrange the plant hire insurance that's right for you. So can focus on your business.

What cover can hired in plant insurance offer?*

We can arrange the following areas of cover, depending on your business needs:

  • public liability
  • employers liability
  • subcontractor liability
  • contract works
  • plant
  • environmental clean-up
  • groundwork risks
  • tools in transit
  • stored materials
  • vehicles, including directors’ cars.

*As with all insurance policies, terms and conditions apply. Contact us for full details.

Builders insurance

We know the nature of your work carries many risks to you, your staff or subcontractors and the general public. You need cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients.

Civil engineering contractors insurance

We know your work can often present risks. Because we understand the day-to-day risks and challenges you face, we developed a specialist civil engineering contractors insurance package.

Tradesman insurance

We know the nature of your work can present many risks to you, your staff or subcontractors and the general public. You need cover that gives adequate protection against these risks and reassurance for your clients.

Frequently asked questions

Q
How much does plant hire insurance cost?
A
Plant hire insurance covers several items found on a construction site: vehicles and equipment, portable buildings, portable toilets, temporary buildings, and scaffolding. The cost of your cover will depend on what you need to insure and the protection you want.