Category: General News

New additions to our fleet of vehicles

New additions to our fleet of vehicles

Due to the high demand here at Ridgewood Contracts, we’re continuing to invest into our fleet of vehicles. Our most recent purchase is a Mercedes low loader. This vehicle is perfect for the transportation of plant machinery, diggers and fork lift trucks. It can be hired on an hourly rate for any of your transportation… Read more »

New additions to our fleet of Plant Machinery

caterpillar backhoe loader

At Ridgewood Contracts, we are continuing to expand with new additions of plant machinery to our supplies. These are available for hire with drivers and are checked daily to ensure they are in good working order. The machinery we currently own includes: 180º Backhoe Loaders, 32 Tonne Grab, 26 Tonne Grab, Cold Road Planers, Post… Read more »

Working on projects for the National Cycle Network

national cycle network

At Ridgewood Contracts we undertake all aspects of work in the industrial and domestic sector including driveways, surfacing, waste removal and plant hire. Over the years we have worked on a number of projects throughout Staffordshire creating safe, traffic-free cycle paths for the national cycle network. The national cycle network was created as a safe… Read more »

New addition to plant machinery line-up

New addition to plant machinery line-up - Ridgewood Contracts

At Ridgewood Contracts we’ve added a new compact excavator to the range of plant machinery available to hire and work on projects and contracts. The new vehicle has immediately commenced work on a project for Fitzgerald Civil Engineering. The Volvo EC55C affords great comfort to the driver, offering improved leg room for a compact excavator,… Read more »

Supplying Coronation Street with soil

Ridgewood Contracts - Coronation Street 1

One of the Ridgewood Contracts Grab Lorries made a trip up north this week to the set of Coronation Street to drop off a load of soil for work on the site. Now, over the years we have helped lay the foundations and worked on a number of different buildings and pieces of land across the country, however non… Read more »

Our grab lorry hire and machinery maintenance

Grab Lorry

As specialists in providing grab lorry hire for a wide variety of customers and needs, we understand the need to ensure that our machinery is kept in tip-top condition. All our vehicles come with one of our skilled and experienced drivers who carry CSCS and CPCS cards. Each driver can operate the onboard crane so… Read more »

What reasons are there for optimism in construction?

What reasons are there for optimism in construction?

If the construction industry in the UK is healthy then there’s a good chance that the economy will be too. The stimulation that construction offers to employment and economic growth has a ripple effect that reverberates across numerous sectors. Supply chains and related industries all benefit, especially when materials are also sourced within the UK,… Read more »