Category Archives: Services

Winter Services

Do you get fed up with the snow and ice every winter? if so let us take away the worry and the hassle.

We offer a bespoke solution, be it snow ploughing/ brushing using tractor mounted ploughs and driven brushes or towed spreaders, in addition we have a selection of hand operated spreaders that allow access to the smallest areas of your site.

Like all of our services we can offer a fully tailor made service that fits in with your operation and causes as little disruption as possible, more often than not we carry out the works after hours.

For further information and a quotation please give us a call.

Plant Hire

Geographically, we are ideally placed to be a practical choice for plant hire across Kent and the South East. Our fleet of up to date and well maintained machinery and equipment includes the following –

  • Tractors (with operators or self-drive)
  • Trailers, Water Bowsers (for dust suppression)
  • Fuel bowsers
  • Water tanks
  • Telescopic forklifts

Please contact us for a comprehensive list of Plant available to hire, more information and a comprehensive price list.


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Abnormal Load Escorting

An ‘abnormal load’ is a vehicle that has any of the following: a weight of more than 44,000 kilograms. an axle load of more than 10,000 kilograms for a single non-driving axle and 11,500 kilograms for a single driving axle. a width of more than 2.9 metres.(1 Apr 2015)

Preparation and planning is the key factor to a successful transit of an abnormal load. At P Bartholomew we have years of hands on experience in this complex field. We are based in between the M2 and the M20; an excellent position for transportation links for both Kent, mainland Europe via Dover ports and the Channel Tunnel, plus London and the rest of the UK.

We will take care of everything for you every step of the way, ensuring that your operation goes smoothly and without a hitch. We will organise all the paperwork required for notifications, (road/bridge authority and police), and happy and able to supply an in-house escort vehicle. Our service does not stop there however as we will plan and arrange a suitable route of transit which will take into account the load size and roads required to reach the destination. Please contact us to discuss this service further.

Towable Bunded Fuel Bowser

At P. Bartholomew we know all about the implications of running operations and projects using heavy machinery, plant or vehicles. One of the vital services that we offer therefore, is our fleet of towable funded fuel bowsers. This service gives you the flexibility to refuel equipment on site. This solution can also be used to transport fuel to another location making it ideal for large or multiple sites. We are located between the M20 and the M2 giving us great links all across Kent, as well as up to London and down to Dover and the channel tunnel. Please feel free to contact us if you require more information about this or any of or other services.


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Hedge and Verge Cutting

At P Bartholomew Ltd we are pleased to include Hedge Cutting as one of the many services we offer. We are able to offer the service on a large scale, across Kent, particularly as we have quick and easy access to both the M2 and M20. This service has been built on the first class service provided by our fully trained, dedicated operators. You can be assured that, as ever, we utilise state of the art equipment and machinery. Because of these factors we are able to give our clients across the south east a quick, superb and cost effective solution, ready to go when you need it. Because of our professional operations, we have the flexibility and capacity to carry out one off work or ongoing contracts. Please call us to discuss your full requirements.

Contract Lift

With today’s working environment becoming more and more safety focused we offer a full CONTRACT LIFT service tailored and fully bespoke to your requirements in which we take responsibility for the planning of the lift operation, providing the required equipment, staff and relevant method statements, risk assessments and lifting plans all in-keeping with all current legislation.

You will have the services of one of our  highly experienced in house Appointed Persons, who will attend your site to complete a full site survey from this the required risk assessment and method statement will be produced, it will then be internally reviewed before being sent to you for your approval, once this has been completed the works will be carried out in complete accordance with the prepared documents.

Please do not hesitate in calling for a full quotation.

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Agricultural Services

Our agriculture service division offer the ability to carry out your requirements with ease, experience coupled with our vast selection of equipment make us the best choice to take care of your agricultural needs, we have a varying array of trailers, be it dump trailers, tipping trailers, low loaders and extendables combined with our state of the art tractors give us the ability to out perform others and perform with ease.

We can offer bespoke services tayhlored to your exact requirments, or you may just want to hire the equipment drive yourself, all this can be arranged, again with relative ease,.

In addition to the trailers mentioned above we can supply towable water bowsers for dust suppresion or alternativly for pumping out should you have to much water on site, these bowsers are all PTO driven and vary in size upto 2000 gallons.

Do you need static water storage on site, if so give us a call, we can offer static fluid solutions to meet your needs with our varied selection of stand alone tanks, this including bunded fuel bowsers whicch can be towed or stationed as required.

Do you need the services of an all terrain fork lift truck? if so call us to discuss your requirements as we have a selction of all terrain fork lifts which again can be supplied either with fully trained and certified operator or on a self drive basis.

Hedge Cutting is a service that has been built on the first classs service provided by our fully trained, dedicated operators again utilising state of the art equipment giving a quick solution should yyou need it, we can carry out one off works or ongoing contracts, please call us to discuss your full requirements.

An overview of the services we can offer,

-Tractors and Trailers
-Trailers only
-Dust Suppression
-Fuel Bowsers
-Water Tanks
-Telescopic all Terrain Fork Lfit Trucks
-Hedge Cutting
-Crop Spraying
-Corn Carting
-Sub Soiling
-Ring Rolling
-Set Aside Mowing


On Site Water Storage Solutions

Dealing with large projects, based on sites in a variety of different locations can present a wide range of challenges, a solution to each of which you can find with P. Bartholomew Ltd. One such challenge to the access to and or storage of water. This is where our fleet of onsite water tanks come in. Our tanks hold 6000 gallons, more than adequate for even the largest project, and can be used to assist in a variety of ways such as mixing concrete/cement, dust suppression, washing etc.We supply London, Kent and the whole of the South East, please feel to contact us if you require further information or a quotation.