OUR HISTORY & FACTS
WHY CHOOSE US
Riggs Plant Ltd is a family business that was established in 1983 by Peter Riggs who put his many years of plant hire experience, skill as a plant engineer and his money into the specialized business of hiring builder’s hoists ….
In the early days he ran it mostly by himself with help in the office from his wife and one fitter in a small back street yard in Brighton….
As business grew a good friend of his who was setting up his own company facelift GB invited him to share yard space at Hickstead.In November 1999 the business became a Ltd company and moved to new premise. His daughter brought Riggs Plant Ltd into the modern world with computers and emails taking over the running of the office from his wife…
Riggs plant Ltd was growing and moving onto bigger platform hoists so another fitter was employed and trained he has helped with the growth of the business bringing in fresh ideas ,expanding the platform hoist side so that another move to larger premises was required thus evolving Riggs Plant Ltd into what it is today….
In 2011 we employed and trained our first apprentice who has now become our senior fitter an invaluable member of the company gaining many qualifications on the way. He now works alongside our first fitter who has been with the company since it began 29 years ago.