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Machinery Hire

Quality arborist machinery hire in Hampshire and the surrounding areas

South Downs Tree Services Ltd offers customers a reliable arborist machinery hire service that covers a wide range of equipment.

Contact us today to find out what we have available.

Axes, handsaws and chainsaws

At South Downs Tree Services Ltd, we make sure to carry all of the equipment needed to safely manage, trim and cut down trees. Our equipment is regularly inspected and maintained to ensure that every item we hire out is ready to use and is fit for purpose.


Our axes are the perfect tool for removing smaller branches, tree limbs and saplings.


Handsaws are a versatile alternative to the classic axe, using serrated teeth to saw away dead tree limbs, branches and even small trees.


We carry a wide range of chainsaws to cover all your arborist needs. Chainsaws are powered saws that can tackle all types of trees, from standing dead trees to live trees for lumber.

Tree processing equipment

Stump grinders

Available in a range of sizes to meet your exact needs. Our stump grinders are perfectly suited to transforming tree stumps into mulch. The mulch left behind can then be used for other plants in your landscape.

Wood chippers

At South Downs Tree Services Ltd, we carry a wide selection of wood chippers that will turn dead logs, branches and trees into wood chips with ease. This is a great solution if you’re looking to use the deadwood on your property.

Rigging Equipment

For any arborists looking to scale a tree, rigging equipment is essential. At South Downs Tree Services Ltd, we ensure the safety of our customers by providing quality rigging equipment that can be relied on. Some of our rigging equipment includes:

  • Cable hoists that are capable of lifting heavy loads.
  • Rigging karabiners to attach rigging ropes securely. Our range of karabiners are fully reversible and designed to be connected to multiple rigging ropes for utmost safety.
  • Blocks and pulleys are available that will keep you suspended safely while working on a tree. Blocks are designed with heavy loads in mind and feature a locking mechanism and bushings to attach a sling. Pulleys are useful for removing slack as well as a host of other functions for arborists.
  • Rigging plates are available to provide easy access to your ropes and create an anchor point for your pulleys.
  • Rigging thimbles protect your ropes and cable eyes from friction damage against steel barriers.
  • Ring slugs are useful for bring equipment up and down a tree safely.
  • Friction brakes are essential for controlling the raising and lowering of equipment for arborists.

Additional arborist equipment for hire

South Downs Tree Services Ltd also carries a range of protective gear and equipment (PPE) to ensure the safety and security of tree surgeons while carrying out their work. From hi-vis workwear to boots, we’re well-stocked with quality, dependable gear to help you perform your tree surgeon work.

If you would like to know more about our machinery and equipment hire at South Downs Tree Services Ltd, contact us today.


Our customer’s feedback

Felling and trimming of trees with TPO listing

PO9   |   April 2021

Michael and his team provided an excellent service today. Arrived punctually and set about the felling of 3 diseased trees and crown raising of 2 mature oaks. They were very efficient and all work was completed within half a day, complete with clearing the site. Would not hesitate to recommend them.

Crown reduction of large bay tree in conservation area

PO5   |   July 2021

Mike and his team provided a great service. He took time to understand our requirements and provided feedback and expert advice regarding our mature bay tree. On the day, they arrived on time and liaised with us during the work and happy with the result all done at a very reasonable cost. Would happily use the services again.

Contact Us

To find out how we can help with your tree services, get in touch.

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