Vp plc

Vp plc comprises of six main operating divisions, providing the rental and sale of specialist products and associated services to the construction, civil engineering, rail, oil and gas exploration, events and industrial market sectors.

Airpac Rentals is an international business with nearly 50 years of expertise in providing specialist equipment and services to a range of energy industries. They provide a range of high performance air compressors, steam generators, heat exchangers, sand filters, and nitrogen production units across the globe.

Airpac Rentals’ extensive client base encompasses drilling companies, maintenance contractors, major well services providers, oil and gas operating companies, renewables, LNG construction, specialist energy service contractors and the civil engineering industry. Their services are also required by clients delivering rig maintenance, pipeline de-watering, cuttings movement and LNG pipework testing services.

Headquartered in Kintore, Aberdeen UK, Airpac Rentals’ global hub network includes locations in Great Yarmouth, Singapore, and Perth, Australia.


Groundforce is a UK market leading business offering a portfolio of services to the construction industry.  Based around its core activity, which is providing shoring and trenching solutions to an extensive customer base, the business operates primarily in the UK, but also in mainland Europe.  The shoring business, Groundforce Shorco, provides a range of equipment including trench boxes and sheets and hydraulic bracing systems of varying capacities.  In addition, Groundforce provide related products and services in the form of piling equipment, formwork, pipe stoppers, pump rental and trenchless technology.  The business operations are supported from 14 locations across the UK, with a growing presence in mainland Europe, initially out of Germany.

Hire Station is dedicated to the supply of tools, small equipment and allied services to a wide range of end markets.  Hire Station also includes the specialist ESS Safeforce safety equipment rental business and MEP Hire, a provider of press fitting and fusion equipment to the mechanical, electrical and plumbing sector.

Operating nationally from 90 locations, Hire Station provides flexible solutions to a large customer base operating in construction, industry and DIY.

Torrent Trackside provides high quality services to the railway maintenance and renewal contractors in the UK.  Torrent help their customers achieve the optimum levels of safety by providing plant, equipment and associated services to the highest of standards.  As well as rail specific portable plant, Torrent also provide trackside lighting, traffic management, and training to their customer base.  Staying on track 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, the business supports both the Network Rail and London Underground infrastructure.

TPA Portable Roadways is the UK market leader for the provision of portable roadway access solutions to the outdoor events, transmission, construction and utility sectors.  TPA also operates in mainland Europe.  TPA are providers of complex access solutions utilising aluminium panels, plastic panels and matting to satisfy temporary roadways, pedestrian walkways, barriers, bridges and pitch cover requirements to a wide range of clients.

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