Brandon Hire expands coverage in Midlands by buying out Harborough Hire Centre.

Brandon Hire has acquired midlands tool hire business Harborough Hire Centre for £985,000.

In a statement to the stock exchange Brandon chief executive Charles Skinner said the acquisition broadened his firm’s geographical coverage in the Midlands.

He said: “It fits our successful strategy of acquiring established local businesses which both strengthen our national network and consolidate our market presence.”