GAP Hire Solutions opens new depot in Bridgwater

GAP Hire Solutions is delighted to announce the opening of a new depot in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 0.6-acre site comprises a fully operational Plant & Tool Hire depot with storage, repair and maintenance facilities.

The new location which opened for business on Monday 23rd October 2017, will provide coverage in the areas between GAP’s Bristol and Exeter depots for small tools, accessories and plant equipment up to and including 3-tonne machines.

GAP’s South West Regional Operations Director Andrew Feltham commented: “GAP is constantly investing in property to expand our UK coverage and keep pace with demand.

"Being able to supply kit quickly is an essential requirement of our customers. GAP’s new Plant and Tool Hire depot offers our customers in Somerset a broad range of equipment available for same day delivery and collection. From angle grinders, drills and saws to mini excavators, dumpers and telehandlers, we offer a complete hire solution.”

GAP deals directly with market leading supply partners including Hilti, Stihl, Makita, Wacker Neuson, Kubota, Thwaites and Hamm to source the highest quality equipment available in the industry.

Founded in 1969, GAP is still family owned and run, adopting a long-term perspective when making decisions. Andrew continued: “We focus on building the local markets we operate in whilst supporting our larger customers nationwide.

“The new depot on Showground Road is in a good strategic location in South Bridgwater with excellent access to the M5 and the ongoing construction at Hinkley Point."

GAP prides itself on being an industry leader in its level of capital investment and providing modern equipment for hire, investing £148m in its hire assets over the last 24 months. This level of expenditure ensures that GAP continues of offer their customers a wide choice of products from one of the youngest fleets available in the industry today.

You can browse some of GAP’s most popular products available for hire in Bridgwater and throughout the UK below:

Tools & Equipment
Hilti TE 1000-AVR Electric Breaker
Hilti TE 80-ATC AVR Combi Hammer / Drill
Makita DJV180RMJ Jigsaw
Clipper CS451 Floor Saw – 18” Diesel
Hilti DCG 230-D Angle Grinder
Wacker Neuson VP1135 Plate Compactor
X-Eco LED Lighting Tower
Obart Pumps Submersible Pumps
Altrad Belle Cement Mixer

Plant
Kubota KX016-4 1.5t Mini Excavator
Hamm Roller: 0.8m Double Drum Ride-On 
1t Thwaites High Discharge Mini Dumper
4m JCB 520-40 Telehandler

In recent years, GAP has focused on a diversification strategy that has seen the company grow from its traditional Plant & Tool Hire roots to a multi-service offering with 8 divisions.

35 miles from Bridgwater, GAP’s Bristol depot hosts several divisions: Plant & Tool Hire, Survey & Safety Hire, Welfare Services Hire, Non-Mechanical Plant Hire and Lifting Hire & Sales. The company now has over 140 locations throughout the UK.

To open an account with GAP, simply complete and return an application form available from any of their depots. You can use the company’s ‘Find a Depot’ page here to locate your nearest GAP depot. Alternatively, you can submit your application using the online form available here.