VP Plc is a UK-based leading firm providing equipment rental and related services. It was founded in 1954 as Vibratory Roller and Plant Hire (Northern) Limited. In 1960, it rebranded itself as Vibroplant and the “V” logo was introduced. It got listed on the London Stock Exchange as Vibroplant plc in 1973. In 2000, the company realigned its focus on higher return specialist activities. In 2001, the company was relaunched itself as VP Plc and since then the company expanded organically and through strategically acquiring similar businesses to develop a range of sector leading, specialist rental businesses that operates in the UK and globally. The company’s goal is to enhance the long-term value and return to its shareholders by offering its products and services to a diverse range of end markets such as infrastructure, construction, housebuild, oil & gas sectors in the UK, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
The company operates a range of its core businesses that includes Brandon Hire Station, ESS Safeforce, MEP Hire, Torrent Trackside, Groundforce, TPA and UK Forks. Further, its International Division include Airpac Bukom and TP Group. Brandon Hire Station is the UK’s leading tool and equipment hire specialist that serves industry, construction and home-owners markets through its 150 trading centers in the UK.
ESS Safeforce operates in the UK and the Netherlands, and it is engaged in providing safety, survey, communication, and test & measurement equipment. The MEP Hire offers mechanical and electrical press fittings to the construction, mechanical and electrical sectors. Torrent Trackside supplies rail infrastructure and related trackside services to network rail, London Underground and related upkeep services. Groundforce offers specialist construction solutions to the water, civil engineering and construction markets in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe.
TRA Portable Roadways is Europe’s leading suppliers of rental equipment, installation of potable roadways, walkways and stairways to transmission, construction and rail markets located in the UK and Germany. UK Forks is the UK’s leading material handling specialist that aims to improve the safety, efficiency, productivity, and supports the range of market such as construction and housebuilding located in the UK through its thousands of machines.
AirBukom provides oilfield services to the businesses such as oil & gas, pipeline testing, rig maintenance and LNG operating in the UK, Singapore, Australia, UAE, and Latin America. TR Group is Australasia’s leading supplier of audio visual, measurement, communications, and calibration solutions in Australia, New Zealand, and South-East Asia.
VP PLC Central House, Beckwith Knowle, Otley Road, Beckwithshaw, Harrogate HG3 1UD United Kingdom