- Equipment rental specialist Vp has acquired Sandhurst for a cash consideration of £3.325m.

Sandhurst was founded in 2004 and is engaged in the rental of specialist excavator attachments to the construction and civil engineering sectors from five locations across the UK.

The company says Sandhurst will work alongside and complement its Piling business within the UK division.

Commenting on the acquisition, Jeremy Pilkington, chairman of Vp, said: 'The acquisition of Sandhurst adds another new product specialisation to Vp's UK portfolio and I am delighted to welcome the experienced Sandhurst team to the Vp Group.'

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