Our Company

Alide Hire Services is an independent tool, toilet and small plant hire company with depots in Bristol, Bath and Keynsham. Established in 1981 Alide Hire Services has many years experience of providing quality hire equipment to the public and private sectors. Our large fleet of vehicles and range of equipment ensures we provide a fully comprehensive service and reliable delivery in the South West area.

Alide Hire Services have the strapline “where quality and service still count...” A very short statement but one that truly sums up what the company and our staff are all about.

Our Staff

Staff at Alide Hire Services are knowledgeable and fully trained with years of experience, so you can be sure you’re talking with people who know what you need. A real understanding of what customers are looking for is vital to us.

Alide Hire Services have the strapline “where quality and service still count...” A very short statement but one that truly sums up what the company and our staff are all about.

Our Philosophy

We at Alide Hire Services pride ourselves on being a service driven company with a real understanding of what customers are looking for. Our service is based on a simple but effective philosophy; good, reliable, up-to-date equipment, comprehensive stock, prompt deliveries and helpful, knowledgeable staff.

Alide Hire Services have the strapline “where quality and service still count...” A very short statement but one that truly sums up what the company and our staff are all about.

Social Responsibility

Alide Hire Services holds a strong relationship with the community in which we operate and have funded many charitable events and other worthwhile causes for over 30 years. We have a nominated company charity each year and this year we are raising funds for The Bath Rugby Foundation.


What makes us different?

Alide Hire Services strive to provide the best possible service to each and every customer. We really do appreciate that the customer has a choice of which company they hire equipment from and never take an order for granted.

Alide Hire Services have the strapline “where quality and service still count...” A very short statement but one that truly sums up what the company and our staff are all about.


Every business needs an effective, efficient and reliable workforce in order to be successful. Alide Hire Services invest heavily in ensuring that all staff are fully trained and developed for the future. Alide Hire Services support the Governments Apprenticeship Initiative. Please visit our Careers at Alide page or contact us to find out more.



Portable Sanitation Europe Ltd
Portable Sanitation Europe Ltd

Alide Hire Services is an active member of Portable Sanitation Europe Ltd (PSE); the only UK based trade association dedicated to raising standards and promoting best practice within the sanitation industry.

RoSPA Approved
RoSPA Accredited

Alide Hire Services is accredited by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents; the registered charity that have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for almost 100 years.

National Sanitation Qualification
National Sanitation Qualification

All staff within Alide Hire Services toilet division are NSQ qualified. This RoSPA accredited training is designed to give our customers the confidence that our staff are fully competent to carry out duties whilst on their sites.

HAE Member
Hire Association Europe Member

Alide Hire Services is a full member of Hire Association Europe (HAE) who have over 900 members across the World and are the industry leading trade association for the plant and tool hire industry.

SafeHire Accreditation
SafeHire Scheme Member

SafeHire certification ensures that we are committed to having safe equipment available for hire and is the HSE recognised hire industries standard for high levels of health, safety, equipment and customer service.

CHAS Accreditation
Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme Member

Alide Hire Services is accredited under the Contractors Health and Safety Scheme (CHAS).



“In the last 11 years that we have dealt with Alide no matter what, when, where or how many times we call, and we do a lot! We have always received the same top level of support and service from all members of staff. Our only wish would be to have Alide in all the areas we work in”.


“We are pleased to work with Alide, they offer a reliable service at competitive rates, they do their utmost to ensure we get the goods we need at the right time and right place, even at short notice! We can highly recommend them.”


“I have always found Alide Hire Services give the best service I could expect from a tool hire company. The staff are very knowledgeable. The most important thing is that they always get my orders delivered on time and with good quality, up to date equipment. I cant fault them! ”


“Since our partnership with Alide some 4-5 years ago we can substantially prove that with consistent timely deliveries of quality tools and Plant this has allowed our contractors to carry out works to high standards with no down time for breakdowns or untimely delays”.


“We have used Alide Hire for many years and they have been able to supply and service our needs to a very high standard at all times. They are prompt and efficient with very personal service. Our Account Manager and the depot staff are always happy to go that extra mile!”.


“The service I received was great. You were all really helpful, including the driver and I wouldn't hesitate in using you again if we do another event next year in your area.”


Alide Hire are great! Good equipment, knowledgeable, friendly staff and the deliveries are always on time! Just what we need to help us do our job efficiently.”


“Alide Hire were able to meet the requirements and restrictions in place at this event, where other competitors could not and staff were friendly and open to make suggestions to help the event to run as smoothly as possible.”


SafeHire Company of the Year 2015

Alide Hire Services win Hire Awards of Excellence SafeHire Company of the Year (up to 5 outlets). Independently judged, the Hire Awards of Excellence acknowledge the successes of hirers and suppliers, along with successful individuals who set the standard. Without doubt these Awards are the most sought after accolade within the tool, equipment and event hire industries.
"The winner has affirmed its commitment to safety and produced a superb entry this year. Their enthusiasm and commitment to SafeHire throughout their company was unbelievable.”
Alide Hire Services’ Operations Director, Brett Thompson collects the prestigious SafeHire Company of the Year 2015 (up to 5 outlets) award from TV personality Debra Stephenson at the Hire Association Europe (HAE) Awards of Excellence.

Why use a company with SafeHire Accreditation?


Alide Hire Services Chosen Charity

Bath Rugby Foundation is an independent charity, funded through sponsorship, fundraising and donations and aims to enhance the lives of children and young people in the local area through sport. This year Alide Hire Services has been undertaking a number of charity challenges, all to raise money for Bath Rugby Foundation.

To find out more and help support Alide's Charity Challenge, please visit our Just Giving page. Thank you.
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Hire Association Europe - Award Winners
SafeHire Company of 
the Year (up to 5 outlets)
HAE Safehire Company of the year 2014
SafeHire Company of 
the Year (up to 5 outlets)
Alide Hire Bristol. Winners of HAE Hire Awards of Excellence 2013
Excellence in
Health & Safety
Excellence in
Health & Safety
SafeHire Company of 
the Year (up to 5 outlets)
SafeHire Company of 
the Year (up to 5 outlets)
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