We’ve listed some common questions and helpful hints about the different services we provide. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please contact us either via phone, email or our contact form.

Grab hire, groundworks and plant hire services

We go the extra mile for our clients. Our friendly and professional approach to all grab hire, muck away, plant hire and groundworks services means we retain our customer base.


To help with any initial questions or queries, we’ve compiled a list of FAQ’s that we regularly receive. If you have a question that’s not here, please feel free to call or email.

What areas do you cover with grab hire and muck away services?

We cover Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire with our grab hire, muck away, aggregates, plant hire and groundworks. A large part of our client base is along the South Coast – Worthing, Lancing, Brighton, etc. To find out if we cover your area, call our office us now on 01403 710288.

How much do you charge for grab hire?

Our prices start from £150 for clean loads of hardcore, dirt or clay. For more information about our grab hire prices for your area, either email us or call us on the number provided. We are open 7 days a week.

Will you match other plant hire quotes?

We believe all our prices are competitively matched. If you’ve received a lower quote for plant hire, then we will try and beat it. All our plant hire is fully serviced and cleaned before we let them go off our premises.

Can you supply same day grab hire services?

If we have the personnel and grab hire trucks available, we will reach you the same day. The same applies for our plant hire. If we have the trailers or mini diggers you need, we’ll try and reach you within the time frame required.

What groundworks do you carry out?

Driveways, site clearances, patios, foundations, water and gas pipes as well as major and minor demolition. As we have the grab hire and muck away vehicles available, this means that our groundworks costs are extremely competitive.

Is there any waste you can’t collect?

Asbestos and other hazardous materials have to be collected by specialist firms. Call us now to find out what we can and can’t take. We recycle as much of our muck away into aggregates as possible rather than send to landfill.

7 reasons to use grab hire Services

If you have any doubt why you should use our muck away and grab hire services, then maybe the information on this page will help make up your mind.  We are specialists in providing the right services for your domestic or commercial waste removal in Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire.

1. Grab hire is a cheaper and less labour-intensive way of removing waste than skip hire. By using our grab hire services, it means that you don’t have to load the container as we provide the vehicle and the operator.

2. Grab hire is a fast and efficient way to get rid of your rubbish. In the time it takes to wheelbarrow numerous loads into a skip, we are able to quickly collect the load and transport it to our base with minimal inconvenience.

3. If access to your site is limited and hindered by walls or fencing, then grab hire is ideal. We are able to remove muck away from areas with restricted access as the arm’s reach can go to 5m.

4. The grab hire vehicles are also used to deliver aggregates for groundworks projects. As most of our aggregates are made from the muck away we collect, we are able to provide a one stop shop for some of your construction needs.

5. Our muck away is fully recycled wherever possible. Our secondary aggregates recycled from muck away come in the shape of crushed concrete, high quality screened top soil and tarmac road plannings.

6. If you’re based in Sussex, Surrey, Kent or Hampshire and in need of plant hire – we offer a range of mini diggers to help you get the job done, quickly and efficiently. We can deliver plant hire direct to your site.

7. No job is too big or small and we offer our services to both individual and commercial customers. Our drivers provide regular or one off grab hire and muck away collections. We are fully licensed waste carriers (CBDU68152)

The 4 top benefits

Based near Horsham, West Sussex, we supply domestic and commercial customers with grab hire, muck away, plant hire and groundworks throughout Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire. Our waste management team is often requested along the South Coast, by clients looking for reliable rubbish clearance and aggregate services at an affordable price.

Operating seven days a week, we are passionate about delivering waste management solutions that greatly benefit our local communities. Having run a successful grab hire company for many years, we know first-hand the advantages of using grab trucks for small and large projects.

Grab hire and muck away services also have many advantages for the individual customer, listed below are our top 4.

1. Cost effective

Hiring a grab lorry for muck away services and rubbish clearance can often be more affordable and time effective than traditional skip hire. Using grab hire trucks or plant hire helps to reduce the amount of labour needed on site and the costs associated with it. They also speed up the construction process, helping you to stick to budgets and deadlines.

At A Hyatt Contractors Ltd, we provide competitive rates for plant hire, grab lorry hire, groundworks and other waste management services.

2. Quick and efficient

Need to clear waste away from your domestic or commercial premises quickly? Grab lorries can hold over twice the amount of a traditional skip and there is no waiting around needed for a roadside permit. Grab hire companies often have more than one truck available too, so may be able to offer same-day services, ideal for customers who need immediate muck away, rubbish clearance, plant hire or groundworks.

Our reliable fleet of grab hire vehicles measure up to 7ft wide, 28ft long and 13ft high, allowing us to collect huge amounts of waste in one go. Each vehicle is well maintained and can be quickly dispatched to locations in Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire.

3. Excellent reach

If you are concerned about removing waste or gaining access to your site, then grab hire services may offer you the perfect solution. Grab lorries are self-sufficient, they can arrive on site and be parked alongside obstructions such as garden fences or concrete walls. They then use a hydraulic grab arm and bucket, which can be controlled to deposit or collect waste from otherwise inaccessible areas.

At A Hyatt Contractors Ltd, we use grab hire lorries with a grab arm capable of reaching over 4 metres. This allows us to collect muck away, perform rubbish clearance services or supply aggregate for groundworks where the area is limited.

4. Eco friendly benefits

Using grab hire services helps to minimise the amount of waste going to landfill and reduces harmful waste from damaging the environment. Grab trucks can transport huge quantities of rubbish from homes, construction sites and businesses, to recycling depots and licensed waste management sites.

When using our grab hire or plant hire services for muck away, rubbish clearance and groundworks, you can feel confident knowing that much your waste will be recycled safely.

Keeping construction sites safe and tidy

We are licensed to provide cost effective plant hire, muck away, groundworks, rubbish clearance and grab hire services to domestic and commercial customers.

As a family-run business, we know the importance of good housekeeping on and off site and are committed to disposing of waste safely. Just like in our own homes, tidying on building sites can sometimes be neglected and left until the last minute or for the next shift. This increases the risk of trip hazards, accidents, damage to equipment and fires.

On this page, we share some of the tips we’ve learnt over the years as muck away experts, for keeping domestic or commercial sites in Sussex, Surrey, Kent and Hampshire safe and tidy during your project.

Top Tips for Keeping Your Building Site Clean

1. Specify an areas for waste

Designate a specific area for waste so that it does not start filling up your site and causing issues, this could be a skip, a recycling bin or a grab hire truck. Aim to separate different types of waste and to recycle as much as possible. When performing groundworks and other construction work where there is a lot of waste being produced, we recommend using plant hire and muck away services, for the fast and environmentally-safe removal of waste.

2. Keep tools and materials organised

Throughout the working day make sure that you’re cleaning up after yourself and putting tools and materials in storage areas out of the way. The last thing you want is to have numerous items under and around your feet as a trip hazard. Never over stack materials either, as they could fall over and cause injury or damage. We recommend customers should keep them safely stacked and clear of access routes.

3. Be aware and responsible

Always set a good example and maintain a clean working environment throughout the day. Keep access routes clear and if you see tools and materials lying around, take responsibility and clear them away instead of leaving it for someone else. If you think the waste is becoming hard to manage, call our grab hire company to help with groundworks and rubbish clearance. We can offer plant hire or quickly remove waste with a grab hire truck and dispose of it at a safe waste site nearby.

Disposing of Waste Safely

Always ensure that the disposal of waste from your site is done in accordance to local codes and federations and never dispose of waste into storm or sanitary sewers. The best way to keep your site clear of waste is to schedule regular, safe collection and removal from licensed waste carriers such as A Hyatt Contractors Ltd.

We are an eco-friendly groundworks, plant hire and muck away specialist. We have a large fleet of grab hire vehicles suited to removing large amounts of waste, to keep your site clean and safe from debris.