Councils always look after their equipment to the very highest standard, ensuring consistent maintenance and regular replacement of assets. This month’s annual council auction, held at historic RAF Errol Airfield situated halfway between Perth and Dundee, is your opportunity to pick-up great condition direct from council vehicles, plant and equipment at a snip of their original value.
The annual council auction, held by local auction house Morris Leslie Plant Auctions on the 30th May, is bigger than ever this year with over 60 HGV’s entered to date. With an approximate overall value of £3.5 million when brand new, the vehicles range from sweepers to traffic management vehicles right through to trucks with cranes. With most of the vehicles being big name brands such as MAN, Mercedes, Iveco and DAF, bidders are bound to find something that will meet their requirements.
The auction doesn’t only focus on Direct from council equipment it also sees the inclusion of a large quantity of Access Equipment and Vehicles due to the retirement of the owner from the industry. This includes at least 20 access platforms from Genie to Skyjack Booms and scissors, this auction will raise your performance!
The auction house made its name from selling plant equipment and it lives up to its reputation with an impressive array of plant kit, big and small. Heavy Plant in this auction includes JCB telehandlers and excavators, cranes, various mini diggers a 35T Hitachi down to forklifts and even ride on and walk behind mowers.
In the more specialised field, which always creates a lot of interest from the auction house’s global audience a national marine company has entered boats and various miscellaneous marine items.
So, whether you are looking to buy an direct from council lorry or Genie lift from a plant hire contractor there is going to be something of interest and what is more, the majority of lots are unreserved meaning that bargains are there to be had!
Morris Leslie Plant Auctions, Errol Airfield, Errol, Perthshire, PH2 7TB