Grab Hire

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Here at Packer & Howe, we are the ‘go-to’ grab hire company for domestic, commercial and industrial customers throughout the local areas and we can collect your inert waste and excavated materials, including soil, rubble and rubbish at very competative prices. Our company also supplies topsoil and aggregates to construction companies within our wide trading area, providing deliveries to construction sites, landscaping projects and commercial developments. Whether it is for private or commercial hire, our Grab Lorries will satisfy your requirements. Carrying 20 tonnes, they can also reach up to 6 meters for difficult-to-access areas. We cover all areas across the South East of England.

Plant Hire

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We are able to provide a selection of diggers & excavators to hire in various sizes from 3 tonne digger hire, 8 tonne digger hire, 13 tonne excavator hire & 16 tonne excavator hire.

We operate seven days a week, three hundred and sixty five days a year. We are able to offer to Domestic, Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural clients. Our diggers & excavators are available per day, week or via Monthly agreements.

Also here at Packer & Howe we are always keen to expand and update our Plant & Machinery range so we will do our best to keep existing & new customers informed with our latest stock via our website & Social Media Pages.



We provide a comprehensive Muck Away / Waste Disposal Service in and around Tonbridge, Kent and other areas for the homeowner and the trade.Our cost-effective ‘muck away’ service, quickly and cleanly removes all types of non-hazardous waste, such as, concrete, hardcore, metal and general rubbish. Each truck transports up to 20 tonnes of waste to registered waste disposal sites.Whether it’s a large site clearance or domestic waste from a home renovation such as a basement project, our fleet of vehicles can efficiently move your inert waste, saving you time and money. Muck away is a convenient solution for removing large amounts of inert materials.

Skip Hire

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Packer & Howe provide a range of professional skip hire services throughout Kent to domestic & commercial customers who need a reliable waste disposal solution for anything from a home or garden project to a full scale industrial/commercial waste management service. We offer prompt and convenient drop-off and collection times, very competitive rates and a full recycling service to help minimise your impact on the environment. So whether you’re a homeowner, developer or an independent builder and you need a professional, domestic or commercial skip hire service in Kent that will ensure that your project runs smoothly, Packer & Howe are the people to call.



Our expert ability to handle most forms of demolition has led to the establishment of a successful demolition and industrial dismantling business, where we have gained valuable experience over the last years in a varied range of tasks. We take pride in our safe, efficient and environmentally friendly methods of demolition and work to the highest standards possible to ensure safety and a quality end result. We ensure that all demolition projects undertaken are managed to a very high standard, adhering to all legislation and client requirements. Prior to any works commencing, careful planning is required to ensure safety, access, restrictions, timescale’s and environmental issues if any are resolved.



Are you looking for high quality aggregates in Kent? Based in Tonbridge, Packer & Howe supplies a wide variety of aggregates for trade, commercial and DIY projects throughout the local areas.

All our materials are created or recycled in the UK and are compliant with current British and European regulations.

Aggregates delivered to your door !
Having the right aggregates on time is often crucial to project success. All aggregates can be delivered to your door within 24 hours of your order, saving you time and money and we are renowned for always getting the job done, on time and to high standards.

Tonne Sacks

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  • BALLAST - used for concrete.

  • BUILDING SAND - mainly used for brickwork.

  • CRUSHED CONCRETE - ideal for a sub base & hard standings.

  • TOP SOIL - ideal for landscaping, gardens, bedding & leveling.

  • MOT TYPE 1 - used as a sub-base below roads, paving and drives.

  • PEA SHINGLE - 10mm - driveways, pathways, drainage and decorative use.

  • PEA SHINGLE - 20mm - driveways, pathways, drainage and decorative use.

  • SAND - for binding over areas and laying of cable in stony areas.

  • ROAD PLANINGS - ideal for low cost hardstandings, driveways and tracks.

  • SHARP SAND - for bedding paving slabs, screeding floors, and horticultural use.

  • SILICA SAND - ideal equestrian use indoor and outdoors sand.

Hippo Bags

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Packer & Howe offer an easy alternative to Hippo Waste and Hippo Bag. Thanks to our mixed fleet of vehicles (from a 3.5 tonne Grab Truck to a 32 tonne Grab Lorry) we can proffesionaly Grab/Remove your unwanted, bagged waste/rubbish & usually offer a named day collection and in most cases pick up on the same day ! We are able to achieve a much more Reliable and sufficient service for our customers at very competative prices. If you find that 1 bag wasn't enough we also offer an "empty early scheme" meaning we can empty the contents of your bag early without removing your bag from site, allowing you to refill your existing bag.