UK rental company Ashbrook has taken delivery of 250 JCB telehandlers, along with 250 JCB dumpers, rough terrain forklifts and Teletruk industrial telehandlers, in a deal worth more than £10 million.
Supplied by JCB’s construction and agricultural dealers Gunn JCB and J D Bownes, the order comprises eight models from JCB’s construction range and two from its agricultural range of telehandlers. These include the four metre/1.6 tonne 516-40, the six metre/2.5 tonne 525-60, the seven metre/3.1 tonne 531-70, the seven metre/4.1 tonne 541-70, the 9.5 metre/3.5 tonne 535-95, the 12.3 metre/3.5 tonne 535-125 HiViz, the 13.7 metre/four tonne 540-140 HiViz and the 17.5 metre/four tonne 540-180 HIViz models.
The order also includes the 6.2 metre/3.8 tonne 538-60 AGRI Super and the seven metre/4.2 tonne 542-70 AGRI Super telehandlers as well as a number of JCB’s 926 and 930 rough terrain forklifts and Teletruck industrial telehandlers.
Ashbrook commercial director, Mike Ashbrook, said: “Following ongoing expansion since 2016, we have set about ensuring that our fleet is one of the safest and most modern in the country. JCB is the market leader in telescopic handlers and the company shares our family-business ethos. By buying the best equipment and taking pride in the fleet, we are able to offer our customers true value and quality.”
Based in Congleton, Cheshire, Ashbrook offers a full range of equipment, including telehandlers, powered access, specialist transport and groundwork equipment throughout the UK. Following recent acquisitions, it now has depots in Bangor and Warrington alongside its headquarters in Congleton.