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Products

Aircraft and Ground Ltd is a fantastic company that specialises in the supply of new, used and reconditioned ground support equipment to customers in the aviation industry. The company was established in 2002 and has built great relationships with its customers during the years.

Today, Aircraft and Ground Ltd holds large stocks of equipment such aircraft jacks, hydraulic rigs, nitrogen and oxygen trolleys, tow bars, ground power sets, tugs and more.

Please read on and/or visit our website to find out more about our equipment and services. Alternatively, please contact our friendly team at Aircraft and Ground Ltd with your requirements/ enquiries and we will be happy to help.  

Diggers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd possesses a full fleet of diggers available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. All of our diggers are carefully maintained and rigorously tested before lease. The fleet includes:

  • 1.5 ton rubber track digger
  • 2-2.5 digger
  • 3 ton tracked digger

Dumpers

Gem also has a fleet of Dumpers available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. As with all of the tools and plant that we supply, our dumper trucks are maintained to a very high standard and regularly undergo safety checks. Our fleet of dumpers includes:               

  • 1 & ¼ Ton 2 wheel drive Dumpers         
  • 2 & ½ Ton 4 wheel drive Dumpers           
  • 3 Ton Swivel Skip 4 wheel drive Dumpers                            
  • 6 Ton Swivel Skip 4 wheel drive Dumpers                                            
  • High Tip Skip Loaders                            
  • High Tip Tracked Dumpers                          

If you would like any further information, please get in touch. Our dedicated staff members are well-qualified to answer your questions.

Repairs & Servicing

Alongside our extensive range of tools and equipment we are also pleased to provide a first class service and repairs package. Our fully trained and experienced engineers carry out various repairs on a wide range machinery and equipment such as petrol disc cutters, compressors, generators and more. We also offer an excellent electrical power tool repairs service and aim to complete repairs within seven days. We have the facilities to sharpen and create chains to fit all types of chainsaws while you wait and can sharpen or re-tip saw blades, router bits and planer blades. Please contact us at Gem Tool Hire and Sales Ltd with your requirements.

Compaction Plates

Gem makes available both single direction and reversible compaction wacker plates. Single direction compaction plates are typically used for block paving applications and landscaping. Low in weight, they are incredibly easy to handle and transport. Reversible compactor plates are most suitable for work on tarmacadam, granular earthworks and block paving applications. They are typically used in road, path and railway construction. Included in the range are:

 

-          Rubber Based Vibrating Plates

-          Vibrating Plates

-          2 Directional Vibrating Plates

-          Vibrating Trench Rammers

 

If you would like to find out more about our compaction plates, please get in touch. Price guides can be found by following the link to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.

Ride On Rollers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd makes available a number of Ride on Rollers available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. These are typically used to compact gravel, soil, concrete or asphalt during the construction of roads and foundations. All of our equipment is maintained to an exceptional standard in order to guarantee performance, reliability and safety. The fleet includes 80 cm and 120 cm Ride on Vibrating Rollers.

Rotovators

Rotovators, also known at rotary tillers or rototillers, are commonly used in the agricultural industry to break up soil prior to planting/sowing. Our rotovators are tested and maintained to a high standard to ensure outstanding performance, reliability and safety. They are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. Our range includes power driven rotary mowers and manually operated (push) rotary mowers.

Access Platforms

Access Platforms are typically used for maintenance or construction work. We have a large fleet of boom lifts and scissor lifts available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. Each and every piece of equipment is carefully inspected, maintained and tested to guarantee safe operation. The range includes:   

  • AWP24 Genie Personnel Lift       
  • Dual Power 39" Nifty Lift 120                
  • 32ft Scissor Lift                        
  • 26ft Scissor Lift                      
  • Narrow Access Scissor Lift                
  • SL10 Genie Material Lift                
  • SL15 Genie Material Lift                          
  • 12m & 17m Self Drive Boom Lifts

We also supply fork extensions for Genie Super Lifts. To find out more, please get in touch with the experts at Gem.

Petrol Strimmers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd makes available petrol strimmers/brush cutters for hire on a daily or weekly basis. These are commonly used for gardens, parks, grounds, and on motorway, road and railway embankments. Visit the Gem website or head down to one of our depots today for excellent tools at excellent prices.            

 

Scaffolding Towers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd offers an extremely large selection of scaffolding towers, all of which are tested and approved for safety and reliability. Single width towers range from 1.41m (4ft 7") – 8.84m (29ft), while double width towers range from 1.41m (4ft 7") – 18m (58ft 6"). Also available are ½ section chimney scaffolds. A full size chart with daily and weekly hire prices can be found on the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.

Hydraulic Breakers

Hydraulic Breakers are most commonly used for demolishing concrete structures or rocks during site preparation. However, they are also often used in mining, quarrying, road infrastructure, recycling and trenching applications. Hydraulic Breakers consist of a powerful percussion hammer fitted to an excavator with an auxiliary hydraulic system. Gem makes available a number of high quality breakers at highly competitive prices, including:          

  • JCB Hydraulic Post Drivers LPT-D                     
  • Macdonalds Hydraulic Breakers                
  • JCB Beaver Hydraulic Breakers.  

These can be purchased online at www.gem-tools.co.uk .

Carpet Cleaners

Gem has a wide range of carpet cleaning devices available for hire, including:                  

  • Champ Carpet Cleaners                           

  • Industrial Vacuums: Dry Pick Up -                         

  • Mid-size Industrial Vacuums: Wet/Dry Pick Up                        

  • Large Industrial Vacuums: Wet/Dry Pick Up                            

  • Single Head Polishers/Scrubbers                           

  • Single Head Floor Scrubbers (Karcher BD450 – Large)                           

  • Twin Head Floor Scrubbers (Karcher BR400)  

You can also hire special attachments for stairs/upholstery cleaning. Consumables are available for purchase through our online store. If you would like advice or guidance regarding our carpet cleaners and consumables, please do not hesitate to get in touch. We’re always happy to receive your enquiries.

Wallpaper Strippers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd serves the painting and decorating industries with a wide variety of useful products, including wallpaper strippers and perforators. These are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. For our full price guide, please head directly to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.

Mixers

Gem Tool Hire & Sales makes available a number of diesel, petrol and electric cement mixers. These can be hired on a daily or weekly basis, depending on your preference. The range includes:

  • 5 – 3 ½ Diesel Mixers                            
  • 7 – 5 Diesel Mixers                                     
  • 4 – 3 Electric Mixers                                
  • 4 – 3 Petrol Mixers                          

For more information and price guides, please head to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website. If you should require any advice or guidance regarding our cement mixers, please do not hesitate to get in touch.        

Compressors

Gem has a wide range of compressors available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. Each and every piece of equipment is maintained to the highest standard to ensure excellent performance and outstanding reliability. Our range of compressors and compressor accessories includes:                

  • 6 CFM Electric Compressors 
  • 10 CFM Electric Compressors 
  • 15 CFM Electric Compressors 
  • 15 CFM Petrol Compressors 
  • 36 CFM Petrol Compressors 
  • Single Tool Compressors 
  • Two Tool Compressors (130 CFM) 
  • Three Tool Compressors (180 CFM) 
  • Rammer Feet 
  • CP9 Breakers/Drills 
  • Blow Lances for Road Compressors 
  • Extra Hoses            

Generators

Generators are commonly used where temporary or back-up power is required. Gem has a large selection of static and portable generators with power outputs ranging from 1 kVA to 165 kVA. These are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis, depending on your requirement. The range includes:      

  • 1 kVA Generator 240v (Low Noise)                                  
  • 2.0 kVA & 3.0 kVA Dual Volt Petrol Generators                            
  • 3.0 kVA Petrol Generators                                   
  • 4.0/5.0 kVA Site Generators                                            
  • 5, 7.5, 15, 40, 60, 80, 108, 130 & 165 kVA Silenced Generators                                 

We also supply a number of accessories, including 600/300 gallon bunded fuel tanks, 32amp to 13a 50ft extension leads, distribution boards, and auto change over panels.        

Floor Saw

Floor saws are used by professional contractors to cut through concrete and masonry roads, motorways and pavements. Gem Tool Hire & Sales Ltd makes available two types of floor saw with disc sizes of 350 mm and 450 mm. These can be hired on a daily or weekly basis.

If you would like any further information on our floor saws, please give us a call.

Routers

Routers are used for cutting joints, grooves and rebates. They are typically employed in the woodworking industry for fast, clean and accurate results. Gem offers large and medium-sized plunging routers for hire on a daily or weekly basis, depending on your requirements. To view our price guide, head directly to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.

Diamond Core Drills

Gem has a large selection of diamond core drills and accessories available for hire or for purchase. Hire equipment includes dry diamond drills, diamond core drill bits, DD100 diamond drill rigs, DD250E diamond drill rigs, diamond drill water collectors, handheld diamond drills, vacuum pumps, and 10L diamond drill water supply units. Gem also offers a contracting service for diamond drilling – we employ a team of experts who can provide a complete service with consultation and specification.   Diamond drills available for purchase include:

  • Perles PSB81016H 240V Diamond Core Drill        
  • Perles PDB81016 110V Diamond Core Drill
  • Bosch GSB22 – 2RE 230V Impact/Diamond Drill
  • Bosch GSB22 – 2RE 110V Impact/Diamond Drill
  • Makita 8406 110V Diamond Drill

Hire

Gem has a huge selection of building equipment available for hire at extremely competitive prices. The range includes blow torches, measuring wheels, immersion spanners, metal detectors, trenching spades, pick axes, pinch bars, paint line sprayers, road pins, tile cutters, sack trucks, sledge hammers, shovels, skip ramps, wrenches, crimping tools, bolt croppers, workmates, wrecking bars, tarmac rakes, wheelbarrows, and much more.

Whether you need them for a single day or for several weeks, Gem has the right hire plan for you!

Angle Grinders

Gem offers a number of 115mm and 230mm Angle Grinders from leading manufacturers such as Bosch, Makita, Draper and Hitachi. The following are available for purchase from our online store:            

  • Bosch GWS8-115 230V 115mm Angle Grinder                      
  • Bosch GWS8-115C 230V 115mm Angle Grinder Kit                           
  • Bosch GWS8-115C 110V 115mm Angle Grinder Kit                           
  • Makita 115mm Angle Grinder 240V 710W Incl. Diamond Blade & Case
  • Makita 115mm Angle Grinder 110V 710W Incl. Diamond Blade & Case                          
  • Draper PT2023 230mm Angle Grinder 2000W           
  • Makita 115mm Angle Grinder 110V 710W                 
  • Hitachi G23SS 1900W Angle Grinder 240V Incl. Blade & Case                 
  • Hitachi G23SF2 110V 230mm Angle Grinder Incl. Case
  • Hitachi G23SR 110V 230mm Angle Grind Incl. Blade & Case

Nail Guns

Cordless Staple & Nail Guns are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis, depending on your preference. If you have any questions regarding our nail guns, please get in touch.

Pressure Washers


Pressure Washers are the tool of choice when you need to clean surfaces, unblock drains or unclog other tools, plant or instruments. By jetting water at extremely high pressures, you can shift almost anything! Gem possesses a range of pressure washers and accessories which are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis.

The range includes:               

  • Domestic Portable Steam Cleaners                             
  • Cold Water Pressure Washers                            
  • Petrol 1500 & 2900 psi pressure washers                            
  • 110v & 240v Steam Cleaners                            
  • High Pressure Extension Hoses               
  • Head Attachments for Patio Cleaning             
  • Drain Cleaning Attachments        

Dehumidifier

Dehumidifiers are typically used to inhibit the growth of mould or mildew in homes, offices, warehouses, and factories - or indeed any situation where humid conditions might cause damage to buildings, plant or stock. Gem makes available for hire both domestic and industrial dehumidifiers. If you would like to see our price guide, please head directly to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.

Ladders

Ladders form an essential part of any contractor’s equipment set. Gem has a large selection of ladders and steps available for hire on a daily or weekly basis. Our range includes:                             

  • 24ft & 30ft double ladders                            
  • 24ft & 30ft push up treble ladders                            
  • 51ft treble rope ladders             
  • Decorators steps                      
  • Platform steps                            
  • Pal ladders                                           
  • Roof ladders                      
  • Aluminium industrial hop ups.          

For a full price breakdown of our hire ladders, please head directly to the Gem Tool Hire & Sales website.        

Site Lighting

Every hour counts when you’re working on site. With our great range of site lighting, your operations are no longer restricted to the daylight hours. The following are available for hire on a daily or weekly basis:                  

  • Floodlight Generator Units – Hydraulic Mast 4 x 1000w             
  • 500w Floodlight + Stand                            
  • 1000w Floodlight + Stand                            
  • Floodlights (2 x 1000w) + Stand                                     
  • Floodlights (2 x 500w) + Stand                                    
  • Fluorescent Light on Stand                            
  • Fluorescent Light with Battery Backup (No Stand)                        
  • Lighting String Festoon.                           

If you would like further information on our site lighting, or any of the products that we have available for hire or purchase, get in touch with our knowledgeable reps via telephone, or head down to one of our three depots and speak to our experts.
         

Ground Support Equipment

Here at Aircraft and Ground Ltd, we are pleased to offer an excellent range of ground support equipment. All equipment is supplied at competitive prices and offered with specialist advice and support. Please visit our website to view examples of our current range. Alternatively, please contact us directly to discuss your requirements with a member of the team.

Equipment Hire

We are also pleased to offer a range of equipment, including ground power units and aircraft jacks, for hire. Long or short term hire contracts are available to suit different customer requirements.

  • Ground Power Units: we currently offer diesel GPU’s up to 120 KVA, AC/DC, diesel GPU’s, 28 volt DC, rotary inverters up to 75 KVA and static inverters up to 90 KVA.
  • Aircraft Jacks: we currently offer an aircraft set of jacks to suit a Boeing 737-100 through to 900 series, 1 x nose 15 tonnes, 2 x 35 tonnes mains, 1 x 15 tonnes tail.

Please note, our range of hire equipment is subject to change so please contact us directly to find out what we currently hold in stock.

Load Bank Testing

At Aircraft and Ground Ltd, we offer accurate and reliable load bank testing services. These services are suitable for:

  • 90 KVA AC units, 115/200 volts, 400 Hz.
  • DC testing up to 2000 AMP start up load and 300 AMP continuous load.
  • DC testing at our workshops up to 1500 AMP.

Please contact us at Aircraft and Ground Ltd with your load bank testing requirements or to find out more about our services.

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Registration Number: 01800399
VAT Number: GB294 3915 27
Registered at Companies House:15 March, 1984 (35 years and 6 months ago)
No of Employees: n/a
Annual Turnover: n/a
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Company Type:
  • Distributor
  • Stockholder
UK Branches: Banbury, Bicester, Rugby

Opening Times

Monday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

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  • Benford
  • Bosch
  • Calor
  • Draper
  • Faithfull
  • Hilti
  • Hitachi
  • Honda
  • Irwin
  • Karcher
  • Makita
  • Marshalltown
  • Paslode
  • Perles
  • Premier Diamond Products (PDP)
  • Record
  • Ryobi
  • Sealey
  • SIP
  • Stabila
  • Stanley
  • Thwaites
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  • Wolfcraft
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