What Do We Do?

Welcome to Hire Trade Alliance (HTA) the leading association for independent hire centres and rental companies in the UK.

HTA are a national company that provide benefits and services for the hire industry and the users of hire equipment alike. Our aim is to support our members with all things hire and rental, whether it be connecting you with the best hire centres in your area, providing terms and conditions or a contact for reduced rate insurances

Three Easy Steps

Join Us

To start your membership simply contact a member of our team on tel: 01422 385798 who will then setup your account and provide you with your own unique ID and account login.

Start Hiring

Members can hire tools from any of our hire centres around the UK. Looking to be a tool provider? Our team can help setup your company to hire equipment with help on legalities, Health & Safety & more.


Communicate with fellow members and our team via our online forum, answering any questions you may have, sharing tool hire reviews and even building business connections along the way.

What Do We Cover?

HTA provides benefits and services nationwide for the hire industry and users of hire equipment alike. Regular industry bulletins, equipment safety information and HTA Code of Practice are also published.

Membership covers a wide spectrum of the hire and rental industry, including:

Building & Construction Equipment Hire

Cranes & Mechanical Handling Equipment Hire

Lighting Equipment Hire

Testing Equipment Hire

Mining, Excavating & Earthmoving Equipment Hire

DIY & Domestic Equipment Hire

Electrical Equipment Hire

Horticulture & Landscaping Equipment Hire

Civil Engineering Equipment Hire

Help & Support Forum

Our members only online forum provides you the ability to not only speak to a member of our team regarding any questions you may have, but it also provides our members to communicate with each other, sharing their reviews on equipment, hire centre service they have experienced, and even share business contacts for future jobs.