Our Machine Moving Equipment & Moving Equipment for Hire

We own much commercial moving equipment & moving machines, as well as machine moving transport vehicles, required for the handling and transporting plant and machinery, abnormal load movement, and abnormal loads transportation within the UK and for export worldwide. As High-Quality Commercial Movers, we can organise and transport abnormal loads, which includes providing escort vehicles, as well as abnormal loads of industrial machinery, transport equipment of all sizes, including wide loads, supply CNC machine movers, commercial equipment movers, as well as construction equipment transport to name but a few.

Silver Knight will also hire additional equipment if a project requires it. We fully maintain and test all our equipment and can provide test certificates on request.

We have converted all our equipment from diesel to gas. As a result, we are continually adding to our equipment roster and taking advantage to invest in more environmentally friendly equipment where we can.

Below is just some of our equipment we use and are available for hire

11 Benefits of using Versa Lifts - machine move equipment

Versa Lift 25/35 Hire

Our Versalift Hire service allows us to use them on our jobs or hire out our VersaLifts which are 16-ton lifts usually used for lifting small CNC machines. This lifting machine is ideal for lifting loads in tight quarters, and our 25/35 Model can handle loads of 25,000 pounds with the base retracted - or up to 35,000 pounds with the floor extended. As a result, this machine is ideal for getting into congested areas that other machines can't reach. Our staff are qualified to operate this moving equipment.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this lifting machine.

Versa Lift 40/60 machine moving equipment

Versa Lift 40/60 Hire

Our Versa 40/60 is a 30-ton lift, which is used, for example, for removing large presses, picking up loaded shipping containers, lying presses over, and large CNC machines. As a result, this machinery can lift 40,000 pounds with the base retracted - or up to 60,000 pounds with the base extended. Built with manoeuvrability, power, and ease of use in mind, the 40/60 is our heavy-duty forklift. Our staff are qualified to operate this moving equipment.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this lifting machine.

Mega lifts

200 Tonne Mega Lift Hire

The Megalift is especially useful for moving presses and extremely heavy machinery pieces. Designed to lift items to 200 tonnes, it is an ideal solution for lifting awkward and bulky machinery.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this lifting machinery.

400 Tonne Heavy Machinery Lifts

400 Tonne Megalift Hire

Ideal for moving heavy objects, machinery, and plant equipment and machinery up to an impressive 400 tonnes.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this heavy mover.

Forklift Truck S7

S7 7 Tonne Forklift Truck Hire

They are used around factories to move small machinery and equipment. We have converted them to run-off gas, making them versatile in most jobs. Equipping the forklifts to use gas makes them environmentally friendly and suitable for factory use. Due to their size, they can easily manoeuvre around tight factories and other tight and small areas and are ideal for moving heavy pallets and machinery up to 5.5 tonnes. These forklifts are a great asset due to their size and lifting capabilities of up to 7 tonnes.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this forklift.

5.5 tonne Hyster forklift

S 5.5 Tonne Forklift Truck Hire

They are used around factories to move small machinery and equipment and are very versatile in most jobs. Equipped with gas usage capability, they are environmentally friendly and suitable for factory use. Due to their size, they can easily manoeuvre around tight factories and other tight and small areas and are ideal for moving heavy pallets and machinery up to 5.5 tonnes. These forklifts are a great asset due to their size and lifting capabilities of up to 5.5 tonnes.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this forklift.

Semi Ramp Low Loaders

Semi Ramp Low Loaders Hire

We use these Semi Ramp Low Loaders to transport light and heavy loads. It comes equipped with extensive rear loading and secure ramps, which allows for machinery to be safely loaded and ready for transport using our Scania tractor units. These can carry 70 tonnes of machinery with ease and safety.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this machine mover.

45 foot flat machine moving trailer

45 Foot Flat Trailer Hire

We use these 45 Foot Flat Trailers to transport light and heavy loads. These trailers are ideal for flat loads, which can easily carry up to 28 tonnes of heavy machines. These are a perfect alternative to our low loader for the more straightforward and less complicated moves.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this machine mover.

Scania Tractor Unit

Scania Tractor Unit Hire

This Scania Tractor Unit is ideal for pulling loads of 80 tonnes using the low loader. This tractor unit has a Tag on the back suitable for getting into tight places.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this machine mover.

Iron Fairy and hoister

Super 6 Iron Fairies Hire

16-tonne lifts are ideal for being used around the factories and pulling equipment out of containers. We can also hire out these Iron Fairies on a day-to-day basis. Our Iron Fairies are gas operated, making them environmentally friendly and ideal for factory use. These can lift everything from 1-tonne to 16-tonne machinery and other heavy items.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or hire this machinery mover.

Faymonville Multi-N4LU 4 Axel step frame with curtain sider body

Faymonville Multi-N4LU 4 Axel Step Frame with Curtain Sider Body

We find our Curtain Siders ideal for moving heavy objects and machinery as they protect from the elements for the equipment being transported. Additionally, they ensure the privacy of the machinery during transit.

Contact us today to see how we can help you or to hire this curtain sider machinery mover.

Versa 60 - 80

VERSA 60 / 80

Main benefits of this lifting machine are that it is only 2,135mm (7 feet) wide. 25.2 tonnes capacity at 900mm load centre with a 3,050mm wheel base. Frame extends 1,220mm to increase capacity to 35.9 tonnes. Six detachable counterweights can be easily removed to reduce transport weight to 21.8 tonnes. 3-section hydraulic boom reaches 8,180mm high. Powered by clean LP gas engine

Contact us today to see how we can help you or to hire this curtainsider machinery mover.

Where are we based?

Though headquartered in Walsall, North of Birmingham, in the Midlands, we proudly supply moving equipment and offer our services nationwide. Regardless of your location within the country, we can cater to your needs and provide our reliable equipment and services.

What are Machine Moving Equipment

Machine moving is integral to various industries, from manufacturing and construction to transportation and logistics. As businesses continue to evolve and expand, the need for specialised equipment to move heavy machinery becomes increasingly vital. The Machine Moving Hire Equipment designs and caters to this demand by providing safe and efficient solutions for relocating and transporting large, heavy equipment.

Let us explore the different machine moving hire equipment types, their applications, and the benefits of using these specialised tools.

Types of Machine Moving Equipment

Skates and Rollers

Skates and rollers are virtual machine moving tools designed to help easily transport heavy loads. They consist of wheels or rollers mounted on a platform, allowing machinery to glide smoothly across the floor. These tools are available in various capacities, sizes, and configurations to suit multiple applications.

Hydraulic Toe Jacks

Hydraulic toe jacks are versatile lifting devices for raising heavy machinery and equipment. These jacks feature a low-profile design, enabling them to fit into tight spaces and provide efficient lifting force. People commonly use skates and rollers with the Machine Moving Hire Equipment to seamlessly operate machine-moving tasks.

Gantry Cranes

Gantry cranes are a type of overhead crane consisting of a horizontal beam supported by two or more legs on wheels. These cranes are ideal for lifting and moving large, heavy equipment in workshops, manufacturing plants, and construction sites. They are available in various capacities, ranging from light to heavy-duty applications.

Forklifts and Telehandlers

Forklifts and telehandlers are powerful lifting machines that transport heavy loads over short distances. Equipped with forks or specialized attachments, they are suitable for moving machinery and bulky items. These machines are available in different sizes and capacities, ensuring a perfect fit for your requirements.

Benefits of Using Machine Moving Hire Equipment

Improved Safety

The use of specialised machine-moving equipment reduces accidents and injury risk, thereby ensuring both the safety of the workers and the equipment in transit.

Enhanced Efficiency

Machine moving hire equipment streamlines the moving process, allowing quicker and more efficient operations. With the right tools, businesses can minimize downtime, reduce the need for manual labour, and ultimately save time and resources.

Cost-Effective Solutions

Hiring machine moving equipment offers a cost-effective alternative to purchasing and maintaining specialised tools. This equipment allows businesses to access the right equipment without incurring long-term expenses. It is an ideal option for one-off projects or occasional needs.

Scalable Options

Machine moving hire equipment offers many options, enabling businesses to select the appropriate tools for their needs. With the ability to scale up or down based on project requirements, companies can ensure they have the right equipment to do the job efficiently and effectively. If you want to find out more about machines, please see this Wikipedia page.

Do you require something similar?

Machine moving hire equipment provides the tools to safely and efficiently move heavy machinery and equipment across various industries. These specialised devices cater to diverse needs and offer numerous benefits, from skates and rollers to crane trucks. By utilizing machine moving hire equipment, businesses can improve safety, boost efficiency, and enjoy cost-effective and scalable solutions for their moving and transportation requirements. If so, please Contact us today on 0121 544 8118 to see how we can help you.

Our Machine Moving Services

Factory Relocation

Factory Relocation Service

We can move any type of machinery, big or small. Our capability enables us to cater to all your needs when moving from one location to another. We provide all the equipment and have skilled operatives to carry out the job while safe and timely.

Find out more about our Factory Relocation Service.

Versa Lift 25/35

Forklift Moving Service

We offer a complete range of services to exporters, including UK haulage, warehousing for consolidation of contract cargo export packing, container loading, container blocking/securing, marine insurance, consular work, engineering certificates and shipping to worldwide destinations.

Find out more about our Forklift Moving Service.

Continental Moving Service

Continental Machinery Moving Service

We can offer a service abroad in any location. We have worked globally; we are 'not' just a UK company. Further, we can organise shipping, containerisation, packing service and machinery installation wherever you may be.

Please find out more about our Continental Machinery Moving Service.

Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service

Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Service

We can transport any machinery, big or small and out of gauge. Furthermore, we can move you from your old location/premises to your new location/premises. We can also provide just transportation for your machinery if you choose. For example, if you require your machine to be collected and delivered to you, this is a service we provide.

Please learn more about our Machinery Haulage, Relocation, Transport & Moving Services.

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

Equipment, and Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service

We offer a heavy haulage transport section. This Heavy Haulage encompasses wide loads, gauges, and long vehicle convoys. We provide escort vehicles as part of the service, and we can also sort the logistics of your move. So you don't have to liaise with local police authorities and government agencies on your behalf. We have a wealth of experience moving everything from small CNC machines to 150-tonne Press Crowns and more.

Please find out more about our Heavy Equipment Moving & Haulage Service.

Moving Equipment Hire Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service

Moving Equipment Hire Service We have several Versa lifts, Including 25/35, 40/60 and 60/80, along with many other pieces of equipment. These are available for immediate hire, both on short-term and long-term contracts. Moving and relocating the most complex machinery can come with a fully qualified driver. Alternatively, we can provide them independently for your operators to operate. Our fully certified machines can be delivered day or night as we are a 24-hour hire and transport service.

Please find out more about our Moving Equipment Hire Service.

Shipping Container Packing Service

Shipping Container Packing Service

We can offer a service for securely and safely loading your machinery into containers using blocks and straps. You can then ship these containers to any destination around the world. Our container service encompasses the loading of multiple variations of containers, such as end loaders, open tops, and flat racks and can provide photographs and complete documentation for reference.

Please find out more about our Shipping Container Packing Service.

Secure storage

Secure Warehousing Storage Service

We can offer a Secure Warehousing Storage Service secured by CCTV, fully alarmed, with on-site rest facilities. Our premises can come fully heated to protect your goods. Silver Knight has Goods In Trust insurance, which ensures goods up to £1 million.

Please find out more about our Secure Warehousing Storage Service.

Machine Disposal

Machine Disposal Service

As technology evolves and progresses, newer, more efficient models render machines outdated and necessitate their replacement. This brings up the issue of handling old or malfunctioning machines when they no longer serve a purpose. Ensuring proper machine disposal is essential to prevent environmental hazards and maintain safety. That's where we can assist you. We can engage in a discussion regarding the different methods and recommended practices for machine disposal and subsequently take care of the entire process for you.

Please find out more about our Machine Disposal Service.

All machines can be moved or relocated

Factory Clearance Service

Are you looking to sell your factory equipment? Contact us today, and we’ll do a site visit to give you competitive pricing for your equipment and, if happy, move it as well.

Please find out more about our Factory Clearance Service.

Safe Contractor Approved

Safe Contractor Approved