Forklift Hire & Sales in Manchester

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How to Buy or Hire a Forklift in Manchester

If you’re looking for forklifts in Manchester – from Moss Side to the Northern Quarter – normally you’d need to rind around local forklift truck dealers in the North West to compare quotes. 

With Forkify however, all you need to do is submit your material handling equipment requirements once, and let us do the heavy lifting! We will compare quotes from our network of trusted local dealers, meaning you just have to sit back and compare prices!

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Our Forklift Hire Fleet in Greater Manchester

We have a wide range of forklift trucks available for either forklift hire or outright sales. Our local dealers have decades of experience, which means whether you’re after diesel forklift trucks or electric pallet trucks – we are bound to have the perfect solution for you!


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Types of Forklift

Electric Forklifts

Electric Pallet Trucks


Narrow Aisle

Cherry Pickers

Reach Trucks


Order Pickers

Scissor Lifts

Rough Terrain



What Our Expert Says

“Manchester was the birthplace of the industrial revolution, and continues to be a major hub for UK industry. Consequently, forklifts are in high demand, which has lead to a vibrant ecosystem of local dealers.  “

Will Bradley, Co-Founder at Forkify

Frequently Asked Questions

How Long Can I Rent a Forklift For in Manchester?

We offer flexible forklift hire in Manchester to fit your project’s unique timeline. Whether you need a forklift for:

  • Short-Term Rental: Perfect for one-off jobs or peak periods, ranging from a day to several weeks.
  • Long-Term Rental: Ideal for ongoing projects or seasonal demands, extending from months to over a year.
  • Lease-to-Own Options: A great choice if you’re considering purchasing but want to test the forklift over a longer period.

Simply indicate the required hire length on our search deals form.

How Do I Rent or Buy a Forklift in Manchester?

The process of hiring or buying a forklift in Manchester couldn’t be easier with Forkify:

  1. Determine Your Needs: Decide on the type of forklift (electric, diesel, etc.) and the capacity + lift height required for your project.
  2. Reach Out: Use the search deals form on our website to access the forklift truck hire Manchester service or to get your forklift purchase quotes. Answer a couple of questions & share your specifications and needs.
  3. Await Quotes: We’ll connect you with local dealers who have the forklifts that meet your needs they will then provide you with the most competitive quotes.
  4. Consultation: Discuss your options with your chosen dealer, get advice, and choose the best forklift deal that suits your project and budget.
  5. Finalize: Agree on the terms for hire or purchase and arrange for delivery.

Which Forklift Brands Are Available in Manchester?

In Manchester, we’ve partnered with a whole bunch of top-notch forklift brands, including giants like Mitsubishi, Caterpillar, and Komatsu, to name just a few. Our partners have a fantastic range of forklifts that are perfect for whatever you’re after, fitting any budget and every kind of job. Whether you’re looking for a nimble electric forklift for squeezing through narrow warehouse aisles or a powerful diesel model for the heavy lifting on construction sites, we’ve got you covered.

Do You Offer Other Types of Material Handling Equipment?

Yes, in addition to a comprehensive range of forklifts, we offer a variety of other warehouse equipment to meet all your logistical and material handling needs in Manchester. Our selection includes:

  • Rough Terrain Forklifts: Designed for uneven surfaces and rugged outdoor use.
  • Telehandlers: Versatile machines with extendable arms, ideal for reaching high places and lifting loads to and from difficult locations.
  • Cherry Pickers: Perfect for tasks that require height accessibility, such as inventory counts or maintenance work.
  • Scissor Lifts: Provides a stable platform for working at heights, ensuring safety and efficiency.
  • Pallet Trucks: Essential for moving pallets around your warehouse smoothly and efficiently.

Whether you’re tackling a construction project, managing a warehouse, or need equipment for any situation, we’ve got the tools you need in Manchester. See our homepage for a complete list of material handling equipment we offer.


Which Areas Do You Cover in Manchester?

Our extensive range of partners in Manchester allow us to cover the whole region, some key locations include:

Blackley, Cheetham Hill, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Didsbury, Fallowfield, Hulme, Moss Side, Newton Heath, Northenden, Ringway, Rusholme, Withington, Wythenshawe and Longsight