Northgate Vehicle Hire is the UK market leader in flexible van hire and commercial vehicle hire. We are more than just a van hire company though. We keep thousands of businesses on the road, making money 24 hours a day, seven days a week by providing a completely risk-free way of acquiring vans and commercial vehicles. By doing this, our customers can concentrate on what is really important to them; delivering great customer service and growing their business.

The genuine alternative to purchase and contract hire


Van hire from Northgate is more than you think. It is the genuine alternative to purchasing or contract hiring vans. Consider all these costs additional costs you have to cover when you purchase or contract hire:

  • Breakdowns

  • Servicing

  • MOTs

  • Repairs

  • Replacement Vehicles

  • Parts

  • Road Fund Licence

  • Finance Interest

  • Mileage Penalties

  • Depreciation

With flexible van hire you don't have to worry about any of these costs. You can take one, one hundred or one thousand vans or commercial vehicles from us for as long as you want for a simple and transparent weekly rate. Plus, you can increase or decrease the number of vehicles without penalty and even change the size or type of van depending on your business needs.

Why choose Northgate Vehicle Hire?

We get vehicles to you quicker

We have a fleet of over 50,000 vans and commercial vehicles, which are available from more than 70 branches across the UK and Ireland.

Our nationwide van hire network and fleet size means we can guarantee you a vehicle from our core fleet with as little as four hours notice if you are within 25 miles of a Northgate branch.

We keep your vehicles on the road longer

You don't have to worry about vehicle downtime associated with unexpected maintenance events or breakdowns. We manage this all at a time that causes minimum disruption to your business.

Our breakdown service is managed in partnership with the AA so we will never leave you stranded. On average, we attend breakdowns within 45 minutes and fix 82% by the roadside. With all breakdowns, we aim to get you back on the road within 2½ hours.

We are specialists in commercial vehicle hire

We have been supplying and managing vehicles for over 30 years. From standard vans like the Ford Transit or Mercedes Sprinter to more specialist vehicles like utility specified vehicles, welfare vans and high payload lutons, we are able to provide fit-for-purpose vehicles to keep your business on the road and earning money.

Contact us now to arrange a consultation with one of our team.