Power Plant Hire, Our History

Power Plant Hire is a 100% family owned and run business.


Power Plant Hire and Sales are one of Ireland’s oldest hire companies. Since John Power Snr and Joan Power established Power Plant Hire in Bree, Co Wexford in 1974 we have been servicing Wexford, and the surrounding counties. In 1981 the business moved to its current location on the Dublin Road in Enniscorthy and today operates from a facility of over 15,000 Sq Feet of showroom, workshop and storage. For nearly fifty year’s Power Plant Hire’s experienced and trained staff have provided assistance and advice to customers backed up by a comprehensive range of reliable and safe Tools, Plant and Access Equipment.

Power Plant Hire and Sales are active members of our trade associations, the Hire Association Europe (HAE) and the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF).

The HAE is the leading trade association for hire and rental companies in the UK and Ireland and Power Plant Hire and Sales are part of the SafeHire Certification scheme of the HAE.

IPAF The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) promotes the safe and effective use of powered access equipment worldwide in the widest sense – through providing technical advice and information; through influencing and interpreting legislation and standards; and through safety initiatives and training programmes.