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Easter – Depot Closure

Please be aware that our depots will be closed from 10th - 13th April for the Easter break. Our Altrincham and Stoke depots will reopen on 14th April at 7:30am. We will be operating an out of ours call-out service (0800 004 2008) for emergency requirements, for which a charge applies....

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COVID-19 – Depot Closure

From close of business TODAY (24th March 2020), we‘ll be closing these depots until further guidance is received: - Longridge - Ruthin - Smethwick - Shrewsbury - Hereford - Marchington - Isle of Man We will however maintain a level of parts and service support from the following depots: - Altrincham - Stoke-on-Trent...

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Change to opening hours

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, our Gunn JCB depots will no longer be open on Saturdays until further notice. Our nine depots will still remain open Monday - Friday though. To view the opening hours for your local depot, click on the Gunn JCB depot below: Altrincham (HQ) Stoke on Trent West Midlands Hereford Shrewsbury Ruthin Preston Marchington Isle of Man Our emergency call out number is: 0800 004 2008 (subject to a call out charge)....

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COVID-19 – Customer Collections


Saturday Opening Hours

Please be aware that our depot opening hours on Saturdays are changing from 6th April. Our revised opening hours are 7:30am-10:30am. Please note that our Hereford and Isle of Man depots are not affected as they do not open on Saturdays. We continue to operate an out of hours call-out service (0800 004 2008) for emergency requirements, for which a charge applies....

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A fleet of JCB Access scissor lifts has landed a leading role for the premier supplier of access equipment to the television and film industry. Solihull-based Media Access Solutions (MAS) has purchased 68 new JCB models – ranging from 19-39’ (5.9-11.9m) – for hire on high profile film and TV projects across the UK. They follow the successful performance of 27 existing JCB scissors in the MAS product line-up purchased in 2017. The new machines have played their part this year supporting filming operations on the sets of movies and ser...

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JCB innovation leads the way in clean electric charging

JCB is launching a range of power packs to support its growing line of fully electric machinery – offering zero-emissions electrical back-up to remote and urban construction projects. The maintenance power packs will feature: Zero-emissions electrical supply and back-up facility Four or eight batteries Outputs of 5kVA to 15kVA in single and three-phase Frequencies of 50Hz and 60Hz, across the UK, Europe and North America Robust, stackable 1.2m3 frame, with fork pockets for easy handling Electric support ...

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JCB’s fast charge mini makes electric start to 2020

JCB will show the fast charge version of its first ever fully electric mini excavator at the Executive Hire Show 2020. The 19C-1E can put in a typical full day’s shift for a mini excavator on a single charge – which takes just two hours with the fast charge option. Five times quieter than its diesel counterpart, the model is ideal for emissions and noise-sensitive applications. Key features of the 19C-1E electric mini excavator include: three or four lithium-ion battery packs providing a 15-20kWh storage capacity, load-sensing h...

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Yellow among the slate

              Based in Shropshire, our long-standing customer Ridgway Rentals is a leading plant hire company covering the whole of the UK, with over 50 years’ experience in the plant hire industry. The company has expanded their fleet by purchasing a new JCB 427 Wheeled Loading Shovel with forks which will be used in the quarry of the world’s leading manufacturer of high quality slate. The machine will lift big slabs of slate and transport them to the processing plant where they wi...

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