Southeast Plant Hire Company Expands with HSBC UK Funding

Kent-based operated plant hire and professional cleaning services company, JM Clark, has secured a six-figure commercial mortgage from HSBC UK to relocate to larger premises and take on more nationwide contracts.

Since its inception in 2012, JM Clark has grown from a fleet of three vehicles to a total of 48 today. The business offers operated mechanical sweeper hire and surfacing supports services for various industries and highways sectors.

The funding will support the company’s relocation to a larger, 13,000 sq.ft head office and multi-use premise, allowing it to further grow its fleet, diversify by launching a waste management division and hire additional staff.

Lee Cairns, Managing Director at JM Clark, commented: “We operate 365 days of the year and are proud to cater for some of the biggest main and sub-contractors in the highways and construction sectors, such as Tarmac, Mace and Vinci Facilities. With the support from HSBC UK, and in particular from our Relationship Manager at the bank Nadia Virvinska, we will be able to increase our capacity meaning we can take on even more large-scale projects.”

Jason Mowe, Area Director of East London Business Banking for HSBC UK, added: “JM Clark has grown significantly over the last nine years. This deal is an important milestone in the company’s continued expansion as its builds its presence nationally and introduces a waste management division, creating new jobs for the local economy and leading to an additional business growth of 15%.”

JM Clark’s surfacing support services include Bitumen emulsion spraying, Obstruction vehicle removal and joint sealant services. The company currently employs 43 team members and operates a 24/7 service all year round, offering private hire and business contract hire across the UK.