Finalists announced for Hire Awards of Excellence 2022

FINALISTS have been revealed for the Hire Association Europe Event Hire Association (HAE EHA) Hire Awards of Excellence 2022.

Due to be held on Saturday 7th May at Grosvenor House, London, the awards will be hosted by comedian and writer Jo Caufield and will celebrate the achievements of hire and supply companies across the UK’s plant, tool, equipment and event hire industries. 

Winners of 16 different categories will be announced including the new Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Award.

HAE EHA’s CEO Paul Gaze said, “We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for the awards and very excited to be celebrating in-person again as we prepare for a spectacular event that will give due recognition to the very best of the hire industry.”

The finalists for this year’s awards are as follows:

Website of the Year – Genquip Groundhog, Greenplant, HSS Hire, Rentuu, Smiths Hire

Best Use of New Media – Vp Brandon Hire Station, GSE Plant, HSS Hire, Niftylift, Sunbelt Rentals

Catalogue of the Year – Greenplant , HSS Hire

Best Diversity & Inclusion Initiative – Sunbelt Rentals, Travis Perkins Tool Hire

Best Sustainability & CSR Initiative – Vp Brandon Hire Station, GGR Group, Select Plant Hire, Speedy Services, Sunbelt Rentals

Hire Industry Product of the Year – Cube Modular (Modular Foldable Portable Buildings), Genquip Groundhog (Unisex SolarLoo), JCB (Electric Compact Telehandler 525-60E), Snorkel UK (Snorkel S2755RTE), Speedy Services (Speedy V20 Eco Hybrid), UNI-PROP International (UNI-PROP)

Hire Industry Supplier of the Year – MCS Rental Software, MHM Group, Niftylift, Point of Rental Software, Snorkel UK

SafeHire Plant Tool & Equipment Hire Company of the Year (under £10m Turnover) – Lakeside Hire, MHM Group, Miles Hire, Multi-Hire Power Tools, PSM Plant & Tool Hire Centres

SafeHire Plant Tool & Equipment Hire Company of the Year (over £10m Turnover) – Boels Rental, Vp Brandon Hire Station, Hirebase, Smiths Hire, Speedy Services, Sunbelt Rentals, Travis Perkins Tool Hire

SafeHire Event Hire Company of the Year – Allens Catering Hire, buk Solutions, Capital Barriers & Temporary Fencing, County Marquees, Plato Catering Hire, Sunbelt Rentals

Young Apprentice of the Year – Luke Cooper – Boels Rental, Ben Thomas – Vp Brandon Hire Station, Louis Derome – Speedy Services, Dan Foster – Sunbelt Rentals

Apprentice of the Year – Faris Cooke – Vp Brandon Hire Station, Ellie Goldstone – BSS Hire, Katie Davis – Speedy Service, Ryan Boden – Sunbelt Rentals, John Cassidy -Travis Perkins Tool Hire, Matthew Henson – Travis Perkins Tool Hire, Mike Roberts – Travis Perkins Tool Hire

Workshop Manager of the Year – Wesley Kimber – Boels Rental, Steven Jones – MHM Group, Sivakumar Sivarjah – Speedy Services, Karl Bolton – Sunbelt Rentals

Hire Manager of the Year – Justin Winder – Boels Rental, Steven Donnelly – Vp Brandon Hire Station, Mike Croft – BSS Hire, Rachel Dixon – Chiltern Hire Centre, Amy Yorke-Smith – Sunbelt Rentals, Philip Watts – Travis Perkins Tool Hire