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Courtney King Plant Hire and Groundworks has over 20 years’ experience in the groundworks industry. The company has worked for one of the largest groundworks contractors in the South West, covering all manner of residential, commercial and infrastructure projects throughout Devon and Cornwall.

We provide all manner of groundwork services and supply machinery ranging from 1-ton micro diggers to 13-ton excavators and everything in between. We ensure that we are up to date with the newest innovations in technology and, therefore, the 13-ton excavator comes fully equipped with an Engcon tilt rotator.

Further machinery includes:

·       3-ton dumper

·       3-ton Izuzu tipper lorry

·       Caterpillar D5K Crawler Dozer

·      Doosan DX100W-7 Wheeled Excavator


We also have an extensive range of attachments, from selector grabs, flail heads, wacker plates, breakers, tar cutter, and grading beam, to name a few.

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"We used Courtney King for the foundation works on our extension and we were delighted with the result. Employing someone with so much experience, provided reassurance and guidance for our self-build project".

- Sarah Walker

Domestic Residential Project


Groundworks & Plant Hire Cornwall


With over 20 years of experience in groundworks across domestic and commercial projects. Courtney King Plant Hire & Ground works has a wealth of experience and expertise to bring to projects of all sizes and complexity.

Groundworks & Plant Hire Cornwall

Plant Hire

We have a range of Doosan excavators including; 1-ton micro digger, 3-ton excavator, and 13-ton excavator with Engcon tilt Rotator. Hire can be on a daily/weekend rate with driver and delivery. 

Groundworks & Plant Hire Cornwall


Living and working in Cornwall has resulted in expert knowledge and expertise of working in agricultural environments, from general maintenance of fields with our flail head attachment to groundworks for Milking Sheds and Sand Schools.

Groundworks & Plant Hire Cornwall


Courtney King Plant Hire & Groundworks is also able to provide both residential and commercial site demolition, as a standalone requirement or as part of a wider development.


Courtney King Plant Hire & Groundworks is also able to provide earthworks packages, in the make ups of roads and land stabilisation.




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Constructionline Gold

As a company we are proud to announce that we are Construction line Gold Members 

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Illogan Under 16s Football Club Sponsorship

we are proud to be Sponsoring Illogan Football Club under 16s for the 2023 - 2024 season, we wish the team all the best for the season.

Camborne Rugby Club Sponsorship

As part of our new sponsorship partnership with Camborne Rugby Club we have been helping to further advance the Cherry and Whites facilities but extending the current seating area Infront of the club house. 


Works Progress on the Coastal Paths Project

The Coast Path’s project involves renewing the footpaths around the Cornish coastline, from St Mawes to Penzance. The project seeks to preserve the natural surroundings and is, therefore, embracing local materials to enhance the surroundings for locals and visitors alike.


Project News: Newquay Strategic Route

The Newquay Strategic Route project is a partnership between Conserv Cormac and the Duchy of Cornwall




For any enquiries or if you would like to request a quotation, please either complete the below form or contact us via phone/email:

Head Office

Courtney King Plant Hire, The Offices, River Barns, Old Portreath Rd, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4QG

Phone: 01209 316733

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