Welcome to our website.The site was last updated June 2018, we hope you'll find it interesting and easy to navigate. We try to update it regularly, so do keep coming back to see what's new. We also have a regularly updated blog with all our latest news: Walker Plant News

Who we are and what we do.

Walker Plant Services Ltd., is privately owned and operates from its Head Office near Retford, Nottinghamshire with a Fuel Injection shop in Retford town. We believe it's the way we do what we do that sets us apart. Where others can't, we can. Our aim is to make things as easy as possible for you. For example, you can talk to any of our sales people about all of our services so you get one face, one approach, and one answer to every question. We are known as a 'can-do' company. 

We have a dismantling facility for the sale of good used parts and we are a major stockist of aftermarket parts with country-of-origin quality including genuine Volvo parts. We are also official distributors/stockists for SLP (Swedish Lorry Parts) Sweden. Our staff have many years experience in sourcing and supplying pre-owned Dump-trucks and excavators to all parts of the globe. Volvo Dump-trucks of all sizes are always available for hire in the UK.

Our expertise is a result of many years of hard work and experience developed from our own earthmoving business. We are constantly looking for new customers on all continents who wish to take advantage of our unique ability to access the manufacturer supply chain.

We specialise in exporting parts and machinery to most EU countries including Holland, France, Germany, Romania, Lithuania, Greece, Estonia, Portugal, Spain, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Poland. Also other areas include; Australia, Hongkong, Indonesia, Vietnam, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and many countries in Africa and the Americas.

Walker Plant Customer Survey 
- The results are in! 

191 Customers were invited to take part in our customer survey. All customers who responded said they liked our company and 9 out of 10 people said our customer service exceeded their expectations. More than two thirds of people who responded said our prices were more reasonable than our competitors. Over half the customers said our prices were 'somewhat more' or 'much more' reasonable.

And finally... the winner of a litre of Whiskey! 
Valter @ Picco Bartolomeo SRL, Italy

Many thanks to Valter and all the respondents who took part in our survey; we shall continue doing our best to provide good service and value for money.

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John Walker has been in business for nearly fifty years, but the group as we now know it was founded in 1989 by his son Nick (shown right) with two Ford loader-backhoes. 
Planned as a diversification to farming, it was known as Walker Plant Hire of Retford. 

As a qualified helicopter pilot, managing director Nick Walker is used to turbulence, and has become accustomed to dealing with challenging situations. Such skills have been vital during the rapid expansion of the business.
Further to our recessional downsizing, we now employ up to 28 personnel in:- Worldwide construction parts Distribution, Machinery Repairs & General Engineering, Steel Fabrication, Specialist Fuel Injection Services, New Equipment Sales, Used Equipment Sales, Plant Hire and Administration. The Group is well established, is now slimmer and fitter but remains respected in it's individual fields, is well balanced and able to accommodate fluctuations in any particular market. 


"It is incumbent upon us to provide our customers with the solutions to their earthmoving and construction machinery needs by supplying top quality products and exceptional service at the most competitive prices in the industry. In doing so, we hope to earn their trust and create a mutually beneficial long-term business relationship."