Mini Digger Hire in London

Specialists in excavator and digger hire in London

Established in 1999, we at Orbital Equipment Ltd are renowned as specialists in excavator and digger hire across the industry. If you’re undertaking a small-scale building or construction project, then you could find that hiring a mini digger could go a long way in benefitting you in terms of efficiency, accuracy, and speed as you complete your project.

If your construction work involves light demolition work, small areas of ground levelling and the removal of small structures, then we can assist with our professional mini digger hire in London. With over 20 years of experience and investments, we are proud to say that our mini diggers are some of the highest performing machines on the market and come in the latest designs, and specifications and include all attachments, meaning that whatever size, scale, or type of construction project you’re working on, our mini digger hire in London will have the right machinery for you.

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Why not give us a call to discuss how we can help you?

01992 787777

What Are the Benefits of Micro Diggers?

Our mini digger hire in London is a smart solution for use in areas with compact environments and where access may be tight. We have seen our customers enjoy the advantages of this kind of excavator time and time again. Here are some of the main benefits of hiring a mini digger for your construction or building project…


Easy To Use

Our mini diggers are incredibly easy to use, and their operation is simple and easy to get to grips with. Alternatively, you can also hire a skilled operator to help throughout your project.

Less Noise Pollution

As they are smaller, our mini diggers produce less unwanted noise pollution than other excavators, meaning that they are ideal for residential environments and other public sites.

Damage Limitation

Due to their smaller size, mini diggers go a long way in reducing the risk of damage to surrounding structures without compromising on their performance ability.


Mini diggers come with several versatile attachments and can deliver several multiple functions, making them a great all-around piece of equipment.

More Accessibility

Micro diggers are much easier to manoeuvre than larger excavators which means that you’ll be able to access those hard-to-reach areas effectively.

Why choose us for your Mini Digger Hire in London?

Whether you are a trade or DIY client, we can offer mini digger hire in London that ranges from mini excavators, as well as large-scale options, to suit projects of any size, scale and complexity so please don’t hesitate in contacting us today to see how we can help!

Free Quotations

At Orbital Equipment Ltd, we understand that a construction or building project can be a costly task to undertake, which is why we offer free quotes on all of our services to ensure that our micro digger hire in Essex is right for you.

Over 20 Years of Experience

With over 20 years of experience, you can rest assured that we have a huge amount of industry knowledge available. Additionally, the diggers we have available for hire are the highest-performing machines on the market.

Operated Hires

All of our experienced operators are CPCS – qualified with a wide variety of knowledge that specialise in areas such as utilities/pipe construction, groundwork, paving, landscaping, motorway, construction and more!

Included Service & Maintenance

Our machines and attachments are regularly serviced and maintained by our own highly skilled staff, at our on-site workshop or by our fleet of mobile engineers, meaning that they are in the best possible condition.

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Our Mini Digger Hire in London

Since our inception in 1999, we have conducted a large amount of research and made investments in a number of high-performing mini diggers. We have grown our portfolio of mini digger hire in London and are known as one of the UK’s leading plant hire companies that value quality, safety, and competitive rates of hire above all else. The diggers that we have available for hire have grown to over 700 items in the past 20 years and our micro diggers range from ¾-tonne diggers to 3-tonne excavators.

If you’re unsure which digger you require for your project, then get in touch with our experts today.

Speak to one of our friendly professionals today

01992 787777

Mini Digger Hire in London FAQs

When do I need a mini digger?

There are many reasons why you may be considering mini digger hire in London, not least for the ease of use and stress-free functions they provide on-site. If your building project includes any of the below, then you could have found the answer with our mini digger hire in London…

  • Areas with tight access requirements or compact project sites
  • Light demolition and renovation work
  • Ground levelling and packing
  • Small hole digging
  • Removal of small structures or tree/stump harvesting

What is the average cost of micro digger hire?

The average cost of micro digger hire in London can range from £125 – £300 per day, however, the cost depends on a number of factors including the size of the excavator you wish to hire and if you require an operator as well as the machinery.

How long can I hire for?

We currently provide plant equipment to over 1000 clients ranging from small businesses to large construction/groundwork companies, on a short-term basis (a day or two) or for longer periods of hire (months).

Do I need to do anything?

In short, no there’s nothing that you need to do as once we’ve arranged a price and delivery date, we will deliver your digger to you. We do however recommend hiring an operator to assist you on your project if you’re never operated a digger before. Our digger hire operators are covered by public liability insurance and will ensure your job is completed quickly and professionally.

Do you need a licence for digger hire?

If you require a digger for projects on private land or worksites, you won’t require a license to operate the machine. However, if you are planning to drive a digger of any size on public roads, a valid driving licence will be needed.

Testimonials From Our Customers

Great knowledge of all plant and equipment . Quick & efficient when hiring to any client!

George Doyle

What can I say about this company? As a woman who who only knows her legal stuff and business and had no idea about 8 ton diggers I found them impeccable in every way. Dan the man was excellent. He guided me through every step from hire to delivery. Their human approach is second to none and their service first class. Thank you guys for a great service. We will surely be back.

KatiaPottys Diner, Potter Bar

Staff very knowledgeable quick fast turnaround

Kevin Mead