Plant and equipment specialists Enable Hire and Enable Welfare have doubled the size of their combined fleet with financial support from Asset Alliance Group’s Asset Finance team.
The sister businesses, both based in Lingfield, Surrey, have acquired more than 40 new hire-purchase assets, including lighting equipment, vehicles and wellness cabins, enabling them to service a much larger customer base. wider in the construction, railway, film and event sectors. .
Enable Hire has invested in four new Ford Ranger pickup trucks, four Generac VT-Hybrid light towers and three Trime T-Zero X-SOLAR light towers.
Enable Welfare acquired 15 new Mercedes-Benz Wellness Vans, eight static wellness cabins, six 16ft towable wellness units as well as four AJC 16ft towable wellness units powered by solar energy and hydrogen, supporting the team’s commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.
Over the past two years, both businesses have grown significantly, especially as the demand for welfare has increased.
Enable Hire Managing Director Peter Milnes says:
“Our industry has exploded during the pandemic as wellness requirements such as on-site accommodation, toilets and hand washing facilities have become more important.
We have supported several organizations with welfare vans, including the NHS, where they have been used for vaccination bases and to expand A&E facilities.
As a result, our business has grown rapidly and we are excited to invest further and expand our offering with lots of new and premium equipment.
“We were aware of Asset Alliance Group’s excellent reputation for commercial vehicles, so they were our first choice for support and we are delighted with our new partnership.
The team went above and beyond for every request. They are efficient and very easy to work with and we will 100% look to them again for financing in the future.
Darren Fitzpatrick, Chief Financial Officer of Asset Alliance, said:
“It’s wonderful to see hard-working teams like Enable Hire and Enable Welfare doing so well and we’re truly delighted to have been able to support them with flexible and competitive funding to support their expansion.”
Established in 2016, Enable Hire and Enable Welfare are part of a larger group of infrastructure companies under the umbrella of Enable Investment Holdings.