Morris Leslie in £36m deal


Morris Leslie Plant Hire has given its biggest-ever telehandler order to JCB. The £36m deal for 555 Loadalls from six metres up to 20 metres was placed through dealer Scot JCB.

Graham Ogilvie, managing director at the Perthshire-headquartered hire business, said: “As the construction market continues to develop, Morris Leslie is experiencing excellent company growth. These JCB Loadalls ensure our customers get the best of all worlds – high performing machines with excellent telematic reporting and a great nationwide dealer support network.”

The Morris Leslie Group now runs more than 5,000 machines, with an average age of under two years.  Founder Morris Leslie said: “We are delighted to have placed an order of this magnitude with JCB as our relationship continues to grow in line with the expansion of our business.”


Pictured at JCB World Headquarters are (from left), Morris Leslie; Yvette Henshall-Bell, JCB’s managing director for global key accounts; Graham Ogilvie; and David Park, sales director at Scot JCB.


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