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Permatt Forklift Trucks

Permatt Forklift Trucks Limited was established in 1981 and has grown to be one of the largest independent material handling suppliers in the UK. We have grown not only to provide forklifts in Newcastle but nationwide.


Looking to Buy or Rent a forklift truck?

We provide more than forklift rentals and forklift sales here at Permatt. We offer services from breakdown, maintenance, training and examination of your Forklifts. We operate a quick and speedy recovery service throughout the North East and Cumbria. Helping you get back on the road and back to doing your job.

We understand that each of our customers’ needs are different and therefore, we will do our best to suit your needs with our tailor-made packages which we offer.

CAT Forklifts

As we have over 35 years of experience in the forklift trucks industry, Permatt has established great connections with other businesses. One which we are proud to announce is our great relationship with CAT Forklift Trucks. We provide new trucks, used trucks, Cat Lift trucks parts‌ ‌and trucks to hireall CAT branded.


Cat lift trucks

Cat Forklift trucks are known for their durability and efficiency, helping you do your job to the best you possibly can do.

No hire is too small or too long here at Permatt, so whatever your needs are, we will do our best to suit you. We cover areas such as, but not limited to, Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland, Cumbria, Penrith and Carlisle.

Cat Forklift Truck Rental

Cat Forklift Truck Rental

Permatt are able to provide Catlift forklift trucks hire or for purchase.




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The contracts Permatt can provide, cover servicing and breakdown needs for every type of forklift truck.




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Permatt provide a 2 hour response to breakdown calls from customers all over the North East and Cumbria on a 24 hour basis.




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The new national Thorough Examination is a legal requirement to ensure every forklift truck is in a safe and productive condition.




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Operator Training is essential to comply with safe working practices and to make the most of your forklift truck. Permatt are able to deliver complete training programmes to ensure that your drivers comply with the latest legislative requirements.




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All parts of a forklift truck are our business; Permatt can supply batteries, forks, chains & other spares required to keep your business running.




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At Permatt, we pride ourselves on customer service, flexibility and client relationships. If you have any questions or queries then please feel free to contact a member of our team who would be delighted to help you!