Briggs Equipment Northern Ireland, 9 Michelin Road, Newtownabbey, BT36 4PT    Tel: 028 9084 2537


Briggs Equipment, Northern Ireland is a one stop shop for all your materials handling needs. As part of Briggs Equipment UK, the site based in Mallusk, Co. Antrim, is an exclusive distributor for Hyster and Yale materials handling equipment.

As one of the dedicated Briggs Equipment UK sites, Briggs NI can offer:

  • New and used sales for the Hyster and Yale forklift truck range
  • Short Term Hire on over 500 machines; including Powered Access Equipment
  • Servicing of your equipment by one of our professionally trained engineers with an average call out time of 1 hour, 24 hours a day, with levels of support to suit your operation
  • A wide range of parts and catalogue sales available in house or next day delivery
  • Driver training from our own in-house team in a dedicated training area


Briggs Equipment, Northern Ireland is unique in that our locality allows us to provide quick and efficient support to our customers.


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Briggs Equipment Northern Ireland can help tailor the right materials handling options to your business. Our dedicated Sales Team can carry out site visits to assess what machine would suit your operation the best.

The Hyster-Yale Group factory based in Craigavon, Northern Ireland also allows us to work closely with the manufacturers of your new machine.

If you prefer to own your equipment and free up cash for other parts of your business we also have a fantastic range of used equipment

Find detailed information on our Hyster and Yale equipment

For new and used equipment, you can contact one of our Sales Team today!

Short Term Hire

Independent forklift hire department specifically for Northern Ireland

Direct line to the hire department – 028 9084 2537 /

Over 500 machines available


  • 1 – 48 tonne forklift trucks
  • empty container handlers
  • port side container handling trucks
  • Telehandlers
  • Powered Access Equipment – scissor lifts and booms


Briggs Equipment NI is now one of the leading powered access suppliers in Northern Ireland. We have a wide range of powered access equipment to suit every customer’s needs and even offer free site surveys to ensure that you get the correct machine for your job.

We have a wide range of powered access equipment available for hire from narrow aisle scissor lifts to the ZX135-70 super boom.

All equipment is supplied with a valid LOLER certificate

We offer all machines at very competitive hire rates.

Contact  for more information about Short Term Hire.



Briggs Equipment Northern Ireland has a dedicated service team in house and mobile engineers, covering the whole of Northern Ireland

Our mobile engineer team of 20 skilled and professionally trained engineers is always on hand to give you greater service.

Our location works to our advantage as we can reach anywhere in Northern Ireland with our mobile team in an efficient response time to ensure your productivity keeps as high as possible.


Parts and Catalogue

An extensive range of parts worth £200,000 is available at the Northern Ireland site supported by an overnight service direct from the manufacturer.

Parts for all major makes of forklift trucks are available at competitive prices.

Contact for Northern Ireland parts – 028 9084 2537


Training Academy

Briggs Equipment Northern Ireland provides in house training and has a dedicated Driver Training Consultant based at our site in Mallusk.

Our Training Academy provides a wide range of courses from novice to refresher and can be suited to what your business requires.

Courses include:

o   MEWP Training

  • This course is designed to train operators in the safety aspects relating to MEWPs and the skills involved in their operation.
  • Choice of courses:
    • Scissor Lifts
    • Telescopic Boom
    • Cherry Picker Scissor Lift
    • Cherry Picker Training

o   Counterbalance / REACH / Rider Training

  • Novice/Refresher/Experienced
  • 1, 3, 5 day courses available

o   Other training we can offer:

  • Banksman Training
  • Driver CPC
  • Telehandler
  • Manual Handling
  • Overhead Cranes
  • First Aid in the Workplace


Training Contact Details:

Chris Budd – Driver Training Consultant

Tel: 028 9084 2537 / 07525 888828



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Tel: 028 9084 2537


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