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Your formwork Solution

O’Shea Plant Hire is the UK’s leading provider of non-mechanical plant hire in the south east. With over 40 years experience we have the knowledge to get your projects off the ground – get in touch today to discuss your project needs.


Our large array of formwork and falsework means you can access the materials you need without huge capital investment required. All our equipment is serviced and Set4Site from our depot in St Albans.



Our in-house design service offers cost effective solutions for the most complex concrete structures. Give us a call today to discuss solutions.


We have a FORs Silver accredited fleet of trucks combined with our long term external haulage partners to get on site to accommodate customer’s transport needs.


Our large stock of used and new formwork and falsework located in the south east means easy access to the panels, clamps and supports. Whether you are topping up your formwork holdings or making first time investment decisions – talk to us.

Discover Which Formwork Systems Work For You

Discover our wide range of steel and aluminium wall formwork, soldiers, slab falsework shoring systems, primary and secondary beams, decking panels, climbing systems, edge protection and safety screens from the industries most reputable manufacturers.


Established over 40 years ago, O'Shea Plant Hire has earned a reputation in the construction industry for delivering unparalleled service, making us the preferred formwork partner in London and the South-East. Offering a comprehensive range of services, from initial enquiry through to completion of a project, our aim is to provide market-leading, safe, and efficient formwork solutions whilst leveraging our knowledge and experience to support our customers in their projects.


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Our Vision

To be the trusted independent partner of choice for formwork and falsework solutions across construction projects in the UK, with success built on expertise and long-term customer relationships

Our Values


Our experienced team possess the expert knowledge to produce solutions to any construction challenge.


Our customers can trust us to provide the right support, the right product and the right service at every stage of their project.


The safety of our people and customers is paramount in everything we do.


Every one of our colleagues plays a fundamental role in what we do. We work together to ensure we deliver a market-leading service. It’s in our DNA.

Customer Focused

We build lasting relationships through delivering market leading service to our customers;
Their Success is our Success.