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Mark Bolam

Metal Trackway cost

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I have a job to price that involves taking an oak down on a school field.

The field has recently been redrained and surfaced at vast cost, so normal vehicular access is impossible.

 

Can anyone give a ballpark cost of about 80m of metal trackway hire (including install and striking)?

 

Essentially for 3.5 tonners, but also for a hiab wagon if possible?

 

Not even sure if the school will allow it yet.

Tree is straightforward, but there’s a lot of it!

 

Thanks.

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Did one in Southampton last year charged us £24 / metre hire  for one week including up and down for 160 metre plus large turning area and cleaning after use

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The caretaker is my mate, who has specified no damage or his life won’t be worth living!

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Eve trackway is probably the best company to ask, see there truck every were. 

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Used Eve years ago when I was in telecoms, they were brilliant.

Put a 1.5 km track in for T-Mobile (One2One back then) for an emergency tower build in a couple of days, in pretty unforgiving terrain.

I remember turning up at dusk to do a quick survey and there was a little Gurkha in a sentry box protecting it!

Few quids worth there, like.

 

Thanks @dumper, looks like my mate for 2-days with mini loader will be a better option if we can hiab the butt sections over the obligatory school / POW camp palisade fence.

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