Norris Plant Hire – a name you can trust

6 Dec , 2018  

Norris Plant Hire Ltd of Sligo is renowned as being committed to high standards of service, quality and customer satisfaction.

The first Center Parcs location in Longford Forest is on its way and due to be open in the summer of 2019.

Plans for Longford Forest include 470 lodges to accommodate 2,500 guests, 30 apartments, and more than 100 indoor and outdoor family activities. Guests will be able to enjoy a range of restaurants, shops, the UK award winning Aqua Sana Spa and their famous Subtropical Swimming Paradise.

Currently, a hive of construction activity, the development has injected a new lease of life into Longford and its surrounding environs. John Sisk & Son is the main contractor on the €233 million development and have entrusted Sligo-based Norris Plant Hire Ltd with the task of looking after the ground and civils work.

Norris Plant Hire was set up in 1990 by Earl Norris, the firm became a limited company in 1997, by Jean, Alex and Steen Norris. All Norris Plant Hire contracts are supervised by the Managing Directors to ensure the highest quality of work is delivered to their client.

Their offices are located in Ballisodare, Co. Sligo and each project they work on is completed to the highest standard of quality with great emphasis on safety for clients in the housing, transport, industrial, commercial, utilities, energy, waste and leisure sectors.

“We started on site in January and will be there until next March,” Office Administrator Jade Norris revealed when asked about the Center Parcs job. “Practically half of our workforce of thirty employees are up there and, as a company, we are very proud to be associated with such a prestigious project.”

Norris Plant Hire Ltd. is a forward-thinking family business that specialise in demolition, bulk excavation and plant hire, land drainage, bog work (soft ground), site clearance, shuttering, pile driving, construction, civil works, crushing and site development.

They can haul sand, gravel and rock and are available for contract at an hourly or daily rate as required.

Norris Plant Hire ensures that all their employees are fully trained, FAS Safe Pass safety certified, CSCS cards Manual Handling and have wide experience in the construction industry.

They have a wide range of 3 to 30 ton excavators along with 8 wheel tipper Lorries. Their excavators come complete with a range of attachments such as hydraulic rock-breakers, excavator mounted hydraulic compactors, long reach, handling grabs and their machines are fitted with a ‘quick-hitch’. This facilitates speed and efficiency when switching attachments. Safety statements and machine certs are available on all machines.

The ever burgeoning company pride themselves on providing their customers with high quality service and completed works. They have a wide range clients from public, semi-state bodies and private entities, providing their customers with a range of different services.

They are totally committed to continuous improvement of safety standards and performance with zero accidents to date and zero accidents as their target. All their staff help them preserve this by playing their part in such a highly professional, motivated and experienced work team.

With over 28 years’ experience within the construction and civil works industry, they provide their customers with dynamic thinking to solve problems, complete works on time and within budget.

Including their plant hire services, Norris Plant Hire has a wide range of machinery, from mini through to heavy duty. Their clients come from a variety of locations across Ireland and from large commercial jobs to local authority and private domestic work, they have the experience and expertise to complete any job on time and on budget.

At Norris Plant Hire they pride themselves on their systems of safety, value for money, project planning and programming and quality for the client on each individual project.

Their staff are experts in their fields and have superior knowledge in the correct application and use of their range of equipment. All employees have current CSCS Cards and Safe Passes and full Irish License with CPC module 1,2,3,4 completed.

Their clients have an expectation of the highest quality construction work and they aim to provide this at each level of the task from tender applications to hauling sand, to building footpaths. Norris Plant Hire delight in the fact that they satisfy and retain high profile clients

“As well as the Center Parcs project, we are currently working on a gaelscoil in Carrick-on-Shannon and a new student accommodation block in NUIG, both on behalf of JJ Rathigan. We pride ourselves on working within budget, on time, quality assurance and health & safety,” Jade concluded.

Norris Plant Hire




Phone: 0719167915

Email: [email protected]

Web: NorrisPlantHire.ie

Taken from Building Ireland Magazine, August 2018, Vol 4 No 7