There’s no better day than a new machine day at Nicholls Plant Hire to assist with our plant hire services!

We recently acquired a Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6, and in this latest blog, we’ll discuss exactly what this machinery is and how it can help our customers looking for plant hire services.

What is a Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6?


  • Weight: 2720kg
  • Length: 4100mm
  • Width: 1500mm
  • Height: 2430mm
  • Max Digging Dept: 2730mm

Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6 2 | Nicholls Plant Hire

This is a class-leading three-tonne mini excavator providing high levels of productivity. The short tail swing makes this machine ideal for working in confined spaces.

The bucket forces and digging depth are among the best on the market for improved productivity. The hydraulic offset of the boom makes it possible to work alongside a wall.

User-friendly fingertip controls enable the most delicate work to be done quickly and precisely.

A quality machine providing high levels of operator comfort and all-around visibility.

What plant hire services can this machine be used for?

These machines are perfect for day jobs; they can easily be towed to and from the site and come with breaker attachments and a wide range of buckets.

Whether working on-site for plant hire and groundworks or using it alongside water bowser hire on your plot, this Hitachi ZX26U-6 is the perfect all-rounder machine to tackle a number of your plant hire needs.

Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6 3 | Nicholls Plant Hire

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Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6 4 | Nicholls Plant Hire

Think this Hitachi ZX26U⁠-⁠⁠⁠6 could be a benefit for your next plant hire project?

Contact Nicholls Plant Hire today by calling 07879 492 790, emailing or using our online enquiry form here!


Nicholls Plant Hire provides a quick and efficient plant hire service complete in and across London and Middlesex.

We provide our own driver with countless years of experience as well as all the necessary accreditation and training to get the job done right on the first attempt.