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Digger Hire in Downswood

Downswood is a civil parish in the Borough of Maidstone in Kent, England. The population of the civil parish as of the 2011 census is 2,291. It is bounded to the north by the River Len and Bearsted, and to the south by Otham, and is 2 miles (3 km) from Maidstone, the county town of Kent. Downswood has been a parish in its own right in the past 1987. Prior to this it was allocation of the civil parish of Otham.

A corn mill was recorded in the Domesday Book upon the River Len. A fulling mill was then established on the river but this was not until going on for 1550. To the south of Downswood lies St Nicolas’s Church which has its origins in the 12th century and to the east stands The Orchard Spot, a local public house, that was originally time-honored in the 14th century as a farm home for local orchards.

Between 1940 and 1970 the area was quarried for ragstone which is nevertheless evident from outcrops that function Spot Lane Nature Reserve and The Len Valley Walk. The easternmost ragstone quarry exhibits a series of cambered blocks, tilted down slope and intervening loess filled gulls. The site in Downswood provides the best livid section through a series of cambers and gulls that are currently visible in Britain and is a site of special scientific interest.

Scrivens specialises in digger hire. We deliver our services to customers ranging from industrial, commercial and domestic clients throughout the construction industry. As a company we pride ourselves on supplying a prompt, reliable and honest service to our customers at all times and are confident that the quality of our mini diggers and other machinery & equipment is second to none.

Feel free to check out or Digger Hire in Downswood below and we will be more than happy to assist you. For Digger Hire in Downswood call the specialists today on 07483 862608. We believe our rates are the most competitive in the Downswood area so please get in touch with us today, we can even advise you on the best digger solution for your job.

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Our Fleet

0.75 Kubota

This mini excavator was designed to be able to go through a standard door. The tracks will hydraulically retract to allow access. Highly reliable.

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1.5 Volvo

These mini excavators are great for extensions, garden landscaping and much more. At only .993m wide can go into most back gardens and work in tight spaces.

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1.6 Takeuchi

Designed for maximum dig depth and dump height, the new TB216 has excellent working ranges and a powerful engine for 1.6 tonne machine weight class.

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1.7 Kubota

The extended dozer length optimises the distance between the dozer and the bucket, making it fast and efficient to collect soil close to the machine.

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3.0 Kubota

A firm favorite in the 3.0 ton class, the KX61 delivers the largest digging depth and longest reach off all long-arm mini excavators in this category.

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Recent Feedback

“A great excavator driver with many years experience, a very tricky tight job that needed great skill to be able to achieve it what we required.

Thank you for digging out all the foundations great job..look forward to working with you going forward.”


“Very reliable. Did a very great job clearing and levelling our garden. Highly recommend”


“Great service did what he said he would do. would recommend.”


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