Hire | Vac-Ex

About Us

As the UK’s leading Vac-Ex equipment hire company, all our activities are based on putting our customers’ needs first. A ‘Customer First’ and ‘Safety First’ culture is ingrained throughout our business and our aim is to set industry standards when it comes to being innovative, adding value, providing excellent customer service and ensuring Health and Safety at all times. Our Hire Fleet comprises of over 35 Vacuum units of 15 different types; ensuring our VAC-EX customers are offered the very latest and widest choice in the UK.

Covering the length and breadth of the UK, our central head office depot in Doncaster is supported by our satellite depots in Glasgow and London.
We pride ourselves in providing the best expertise and knowledge of Vacuum Excavation to the industry. Our operatives are highly trained to above current Vac-Ex industry standards to meet all customers’ needs.
Current qualifications include as minimum:

  • CSCS card
  • AIR-EX lance training
  • Vac-Ex 40 hours

Above and beyond the above:

  • Shea Gas
  • EUSR water
  • BESC & Persons
  • CPCS Dumper
  • SPA
  • PTS
  • SWQR
  • Asbestos awareness

Here at our Vac-Ex Hire division, we’ve a dedicated team, offering a full range of specialist equipment and Vacuum Excavators to the UK market. During our 9 years of Vac-Ex Hire, we’ve aspired to offer the very latest technology available to the Vacuum Excavation industry, used for the safe excavation around buried apparatus. This is heavily supported via our other dedicated teams below.

If you’ve any questions or are unsure if Vac-Ex could work on your site, please contact us. We’ve very experienced staff that can talk you through the many options available to you. Many enquiries are dealt with a no-cost site visit (next day), just to make sure your mind is put at ease. We’re also available online, by telephone or email. We’re here to assist you every step of your journey.

Hopefully, our website will enable you to gain a better understanding of the process and view the positives with the ever decreasing limitations it has. Visit our fleet at Fleet Management.

For fast, reliable Vac-Ex Hire solutions please call:

Head office : 01302 366900    London: 020 70963760    Scotland: 0141 4040250

Email: info@vac-ex.co.uk















Lee Shackleton

Hire & Sales Director

M: 07896 728087

T: 01302 366900 ext. 506

E: Email Me

Karen Alderton

Hire Desk Co-ordinator

M: 07912 513846

T: 01302 366900 ext. 513

E: Email Me