• UBU Environmental Ltd diverts up to 85% of its Road sweeper waste from landfill.

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Please do not use the contact option to make or confirm a booking. All orders must be placed directly with the Hire Desk on the main number 0161 703 7777.

Operated Vehicles for Hire

UBU Operated Vehicles for Hire - Operated Road Sweeper, Jet Vac Whale Tanker, Precinct Sweeper, High Pressure Road Jetter

About Us

UBU Environmental Ltd is a family-owned and managed business which was incorporated in 1998. Legend has it that the initial purchase of the company’s first truck-mounted road sweeper was a fortunate stroke of serendipity involving a burger van and missed JCB lot at an auction. 

2 decades later and UBU are the largest operated road sweeper hire company in the North West, managing a fleet of over 120 Bucher municipal (previously known as Johnston) truck-mounted sweepers, high pressure road jetters and jet vac whale tankers. Our business strategy is very simple in that we believe in continual growth in the area of performance and compliance coupled with a continual reduction in the quantities of road sweeper waste going to landfill. 

Local living wage employer providing vital employment in the Greater Manchester area

Committed to sustainability through innovative investment in landfill diversion and recovered materials

Family run business established for over 2 decades

Dedicated Hire desk offering 24 hour assistance for planned or emergency work

Fleet of over 120 top specification road sweepers and jet vac whale tankers with Euro 6 engines

NVQ Level 2 compliance for all Road sweeper Operatives

Excellent road transport and motorway links across the North West of the UK

Commercial drain clearance and gully sucking services

About UBU

We have used UBU Environmental for a number of years now due to the excellent service they provide both on and off site. Operationally; a very dynamic company who do their upmost to accommodate the inevitable constant changes that come with running a site(s). Very reassuring to see internal investment within a company resulting in a consistently well maintained and clean plant, if not new. – Would Highly Recommend. Thanks UBU.


Mike Kenworthy

Sub Agent, Galliford Try Infrastructure

Where we can help

UBU can provide operated hire 24 hours a day to all sectors including; Commercial, Local Government, Industrial Estate Management, Airside, Highways, Flood Prevention, Proactive Site Management, Utilities & TV.

Areas We Cover

Greater Manchester
Manchester North
Manchester South
Lake District

Call Us

Hire Desk Tel 0161 703 7777(24h Availability)

Accounts Tel 0161 703 3181

Office Opening Times

Monday - Friday

07.00 - 19.00


07.00 - 13.00



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