Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd

Monkton Business Park North
Tyne & Wear
NE31 2JZ
United Kingdom

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Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd, previously HM Plant Ltd, is the UK’s leading excavator supplier and this has been achieved through our dedication to delivering quality products backed by comprehensive and reliable product service and support.  Since being appointed as the official UK importer for Hitachi in 1980, we have steadily grown our business and now operate out of purpose-built premises in South Tyneside, which allow us to supply an extensive range of machinery, including: mini, medium, large and wheeled excavators, dump trucks, crawler carriers, wheeled loaders as well as our parts and service offering.

Our customers, wherever they are in the UK, can benefit from advanced and unrivalled 24/7 support via a network of regional depots.  Our service is enhanced by remote GPS analysis which we utilise to equip our engineers with technical insight before they arrive onsite enabling them to correct issues as quickly as possible and get your machinery up and running sooner.  

Mini Machines

Our mini machines are the perfect solution for construction projects where space is limited and a compact machine is required.  There are ten different models to choose from, from the ZX10U-2 that has a minimum width of just 910mm but with a powerful three-cylinder engine, to the ZX65USB-5 which combines sturdy construction with operator comfort whatever the weather. Our mini machines prove that power can come in small packages.  Brochures for each model, which include comprehensive technical specifications, can be found on our website. 

Medium Machines

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd has a superb range of high quality medium machines which range in size and power from 34.1 KW (46 HP) right up to 202 KW (271 HP) giving you the ability to choose an excavator to suit your particular requirements.  Each machine exudes the quality you would expect from a Hitachi machine as well as an array of features to make operation as easy as possible. Please visit our website where you can click on each model to see more images and learn more about their technical specifications. 

Large Machines

No job is too big for a Hitachi machine and large-scale projects with heavy lifting and moving require power and efficiency.  The thirteen excavators in our large machine category have been built to easily meet the demands of the toughest of jobs, offering performance and durability for enhanced productivity, whilst users benefit from a user-friendly operating environment.  We are certain to have a large excavator to suit your requirements so please take a look through our online brochures or contact your local depot where one of our team will be happy to make a recommendation for you.

Wheeled Machines

Affording enhanced mobility, our impressive range of wheeled excavators is designed to meet the needs of an abundance of constructions site tasks.  Wheeled machines have the advantage of increased speed, which our crawler-style excavators can’t offer, making them the perfect solution for job-to-job movement but without compromising on power and flexibility. We have four machines to choose from; ZX140W, ZX170W, ZX190W and ZX210W, more details of which can be found on our website.

Wheel Loaders

Our choice of wheel loaders is as diverse as the array of tasks they have been designed to deal with and whatever job they face you can expect superb operational handling via user-friendly levers and pedals.  Each machine in the range benefits from low exhaust emissions and noise reduction features in order to reduce its impact on the environment and surroundings and some models utilise hydrostatic transmission (HST) for maximum efficiency.  Please see our website for images and full technical specifications for each model including bucket capacities and operating weights

Rigid Dump Trucks

In addition to our range of high quality excavators and wheel loaders, we also provide a great range of rigid dump trucks that offer exceptional power and reliability for the mining and construction industries.  We have several sizes available catering for loads of 60.3 tonnes right up to 290 tonnes each model possessing the superior quality and features you would expect from a Hitachi machine.  Full details of each model including technical specifications can be found on our website.  If you would like to discuss our rigid dump truck in more detail or have any questions please contact your local depot who will be happy to help.

Filters & Service Spares

Visit the website of Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd for a comprehensive range of quality filters and service spares which you can order directly from the website. Our items include v-belts, air filters, air conditioning parts and much more. Please contact us if you have any questions.

Service Kits

We have a highly reliable line of service kits on our website that consist of all you need for your machines service.  Kits can be selected based on the particular model of machine you have and contain items specific to that machine.  Visit our website to browse the full range of available kits and to make your purchase. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we’ll be happy to help.

Rubber Tracks

Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) Ltd stock a high quality range of trusted and reliable rubber tracks which you can browse on the website.  Our range consists of J-Tracks, which are premium OEM tracks and R-Tracks, which afford high quality at a lower price, as well as genuine Hitachi clearance tracks. You can search for the rubber tracks you need by part number or by selecting the machine you have. If you have any queries please just get in touch.


We have a very wide range of glass parts for your machines which you can browse on our website. Here you can filter the parts you’re looking for by position, price and name. If there’s something you need an answer on regarding our glass products, but our site hasn’t given you the answer, then please contact us.


We offer a wide selection of Ground Engaging Tools (GET) which have been designed to prolong the life of your buckets, blades and ripper shanks. Hitachi GETs have been manufactured to be used with Hitachi machinery and offer you the very best fit, durability and reliability. Please see our website to view the high-quality Hitachi GETs you can purchase online, which include pins, retainers and universal tips. If we have an item in stock we are able to offer next-day-delivery if the item is ordered by 5pm. 


We’ve a great range of Hitachi branded merchandise including baseball caps, beanies, flasks, fleece scarves, hooded jackets, ice hats, jackets, mugs, torches, sunglasses and water bottles.  Our range also includes a choice of detailed replica model machines built to 1:50 scale. Please visit our website for further information; where you can buy from us directly.


It is important to use genuine Hitachi replacement undercarriages in order to get the most from your machine and we are pleased to supply replacement undercarriages for all our Hitachi Construction machines.  If you require an undercarriage, please use the enquiry form on our website or contact your local depot who will be happy to provide you with a quote.

Clearance Stock

We have a range of items in the clearance stock section of our website; please visit us today to pick up a bargain! If you have any questions about any of our clearance items or anything else then please feel free to call us and we’ll be more than happy to help in any way that we can.

Performance Parts

Our range of performance parts has been designed to ensure you get the most from your Hitachi construction machinery.  Each part has been manufactured to the highest standards you would expect from the Hitachi brand and are stock capabilities means we have excellent availability on most items.  You can view and order performance parts stock on our website or contact your local depot to discuss your requirements in detail.


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Registration Number: 01082975
VAT Number: GB164 6407 60
Registered at Companies House:21 November, 1972 (48 years and 10 months ago)
No of Employees: n/a
Annual Turnover: n/a
Parent Company: Hitachi
Company Type:
  • Distributor
  • Service Providers
UK Branches: UK & Ireland

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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