Our Mission  

At BTE Plant Sales, we want to bring you the best, premium construction products along with second-to-none industry service and customer care. 

As a family run business, we value loyalty and strive to meet all of the needs of our customers. We have carefully selected who we have partnered with and believe we have the very best construction machine manufacturers.

If you are looking for quality products, excellent customer service and reliability, you truly have to look no further than BTE Plant Sales. 

We can offer you New Plant Sales, Used Plant Sales and Aftersales including Parts and Service. Let BTE be your one stop shop for all your construction needs. 


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Our manufacturers

We pride ourselves on working alongside market-leading brands. Our goal is to provide you with the very best construction machinery and we believe we can do just that with our manufacturers.

The home of Industrial Ideas, Atlas Copco offer an extensive range of industrial productivity solutions and have been operating in the UK for 100 years. Covering markets such as manufacturing, construction, automotive, oil and gas, wastewater treatment and much more they have a versatile range of products from air compressors and breakers to generators and lighting towers.

The world leader in compaction equipment, BOMAG covers all your compaction needs. German innovation at its finest, they have a comprehensive range of equipment that range from tampers and pedestrian rollers to tandem rollers and compaction plates. Millions of kilometers worldwide bear the BOMAG signature and with the quality of their machinery, it is no surprise.

Specialising in rock excavation equipment for over 140 years, Epiroc have extensive experience and knowledge of mining techniques. At BTE we specialize in Epiroc’s hydraulic attachments including small to heavy breakers, hydraulic compactors, multi grapples and concrete busters, all suitable for a range of excavators from 1 to 32 tonnes.

The market-leading manufacturer of construction equipment with the UK’s number one range of mini-excavators as well as wheel loaders and tracked dumpers. Kubota are renowned for their premium products, brand quality, and unrivaled reliability. Their machines are designed to last as well as have superior performance, construction machinery you simply cannot beat.

Pioneers of technology, Merlo are innovative and extremely versatile when it comes to their construction and agricultural machinery. Merlo produces the majority of its components in-house at their state-of-the-art factory in Italy. Specialising in access equipment including telehandlers, rotating telehandlers and track carriers, Merlo have an option for everyone.

A leading name in the construction industry, Thwaites build reliable, robust and durable site dumpers that can withstand even the toughest conditions. Dumpers range from 1 tonne to 9 tonne and includes a 6 and 9 tonne cabbed dumper. The rang include the 1 tonne hi-tip which is the UK's Plant Hirer's favourite. You cannot go wrong with a Thwaites dumper. 

Don't just take our word for it...

Hear from a range of our employees as to what it's like working at BTE Plant Sales. 


What makes us diferent?

At the heart of everything we do is you, our customers. Since our establishment in 1990, we have grown from strength to strength ensuring that we understand your needs, aspirations and pain points, and we are committed to offering tailored solutions to ensure we can meet all of your plant equipment needs.

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Our team

Our dedicated team of professionals is the backbone of our company. Each member is passionate about their role and have a great understanding of the industry. With their expertise and unwavering commitment, they often go above and beyond to deliver exceptional service, providing you with the guidance and support you need to make informed decisions. We believe that by nurturing a positive and collaborative work environment, our employees can thrive and deliver excellence.


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Our Story in Years


arrow-down 1990 - Founded by Chairman, Ben Elliott

arrow-down 1994 - Became a Kubota dealer & moved to new premises in Markfield 

arrow-down 1996 - Aftersales Department established & Atlas Copco dealership 

arrow-down 2002 - BTE Midlands 

arrow-down 2006 - £30million turnover milestone 

arrow-down 2009 - BTE Northern 

arrow-down 2010 - Gained Kubota territory for Northern 

arrow-down 2014 - Opened BTE Leeds depot 

arrow-down 2016 - Became a Thwaites dealer & a BOMAG dealer

arrow-down 2018 - Welcomed Rebecca Bryson as Commercial Director 

arrow-down 2022 - Became a Merlo Dealer 

arrow-down 2022 - Rebecca Bryson becomes Managing Director and majority shareholder 

arrow-down2023 - £70 million turnover milestone 


Why choose BTE?

As one of the largest, independent and family-run plant suppliers in the UK, we pride ourselves on our levels of expertise. We have been in the construction industry for over 33 years and have developed a wealth of knowledge across all departments including sales, parts, and service. 
We work with premium construction machinery brands that are all leaders in their sectors and utilise cutting-edge technologies for their innovative products. Whether you are looking for new machinery, quality used equipment or parts and servicing, we can cater for all you plant requirements.

What’s more, we have extensive experience working with plant and tool hire, house builders, groundworkers, civil engineers, landscapers, utilities and so many other sectors of the construction industry. We understand your pain points and can help offer solutions.

Don’t just take our word for it though – have a look what our customers have to say. 

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