GCE Hire Fleet Ltd is a leading heavy earth moving and plant equipment hire and sales company, underpinned by over 35 years of experience in the industry. Our franchises: Volvo SMT, CAT, Liebherr and many more.
1970-1985: Gaining Experience
Chris left school at 17 and started in the Construction & Tunnelling & Main Drainage Industry.
Here he gained a good appreciation of plant and construction needs.
FYI "The Italian Job" used these tunnels to film.
1985: Chris Founded General Construction Equipment Ltd
Chris took a calculated risk, sold his house, bought a yard and started trading & hiring small heavy plant machinery.
1987: The developing of Peterborough
GCE Hire Fleet supplied the machines to help build the Orton Southgate Industrial areas and Peterborough ring road.
GCE Hire Fleet's Continuous Expansion
To the present the company has a lean team of nine employees.
We hire nationwide & sell internationally.
Our sister company
A&C Industrial Properties Ltd owns & runs three industrial estates.
Our customers come back, so we'll continue providing cost effective quality equipment.