Southern Service Centre

Forklift hire Kent Surrey, Acclaim’s Southern Regional Service Centre is strategically located for businesses in Kent, Surrey, Sussex and S.E. London. Located in the thriving Medway area of Kent, our regional service centre is the former home of W.R. Nicholls & Sons Ltd whose reputation has been built as the ‘Short Term Hire Forklift Specialist of the South’.
Sam Woods, our Business Development Director says ‘Since the merger of Acclaim & W.R. Nicholls we form the strongest forklift operation south of the River Thames. We’ve maintained W.R. Nicholls’ family-run business ethos of close personal attention required to develop good professional, long-term business partnerships’

Forklift Hire Kent – Surrey

Our ‘Ready to go’ fleet is one of the newest across the whole of the UK and covers a range of LP gas, diesel and electric powered trucks and electric warehouse equipment enabling us to quickly supply forklift trucks for casual hire and long-term contracts. We usually offer a same-day delivery service. Our pricing structure, combined with our reliable and experienced service, has made us the number one choice for forklift hire Kent Surrey and South East London
Having a comprehensive fleet that spans from one tonne to ten tonne loads with a wide range of attachments available in stock means that we’re more than ready and able to satisfy your needs. All of our trucks are fully certified to the legal certification for forklift trucks (LOLER).

Southern Service Centre

We stock trucks by premier manufacturers such as Hyundai & STILL which offer excellent driver comfort, up-to date technology and reliability. Our forklift hire Kent Surrey fleet includes all three derivatives of forklift truck, Electric, LP Gas & Diesel and Warehousing equipment.
With such wide ranges of machinery available in the market, choosing the right truck for the job might seem daunting, but not with us! Simply call 01634 687668 with your forklift hire Kent Surrey requirements or email us by clicking here and we’ll be happy to help you select the ideal truck for the job.


Graham Martin

Sales Manager

Caroline Howes

Service Controller

Kevin Howes

Area Sales Manager

Rick Anderson

Master Technician

Mark Foakes

Depot Team Leader

Southern Service Centre

Acclaim Handling Ltd – Gladepoint, Gleaming Wood Drive, Lordswood, Chatham, Kent ME5 8RZ

T: 01634 687 668
F: 01634 251 530

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