Thainstone Collective Sale of Plant, Machinery and Equipment


Saturday 26th May 2018 from 9.00am

at Thainstone Centre, Inverurie. AB51 5XZ

Auction of Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, 4x4’s, Excavators, Tractors, Telescopic Handlers, Agricultural Machinery and Equipment, Builders Equipment and Supplies, Engineering and Horticultural, Plant, Equipment and Hand Tools.

Online bidding available with for Light and Heavy Commercial Vehicles, 4x4's, Excavators, Tractors, Telescopic Handlers, Small Plant and Groundcare Equipment ONLY! - Photo's also available here.

View our current Buying/Selling fees


All Goods accepted during the week of sale Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday. 8.00am till 8.00pm

NOTE: Only tractors, mobile plant, light & heavy commercial vehicles and 4x4 entries accepted on Friday 9am-5pm.
No other goods accepted on Friday.

Strictly no intake on Saturday. Sale will start at 9.00am



Viewing Times

Friday 9am to 5pm and morning of sale from 8am

Note: Exchange Hall From 3.30pm or immediately after set-up until 8.00pm


Following the sale, collection can be made at the following times:

Monday to Wednesday 8.00am – 8.00pm
Thursday 8.00am – 5.00pm
Thereafter by arrangement only by phoning 01467 623710 or 623770.

Notice to all EU buyers

Please note that HMRC are enforcing standard VAT on all purchases made in the UK until adequate proof of goods being exported is provided. Please download our guide for further information.

All buyers welcome

Current Lots Include

On Behalf of Administrators, Finance Companies, Local Authorities & Govenment Bodies

2016 TEU FD40T Masted Forklift – Displaying 1861 hours
2012 Manitou MI30D Masted Forklift – Displaying 646 hours
2012 Nissan XF30D Masted Forklift – Displaying 4233 hours
2011 Samuk R55D Masted Forklift – Displaying 2025 hours
2 No. 2008 Heli HFD30 Masted Forklifts – Displaying 4332 & 6625 hours
2005 Kalmar Model ST122 Shunter Unit – Displaying 8002 hrs
2004 Nissan FGD 02A300 Masted Forklift – Displaying 7342 hours
15/65 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque 2.0TD4 SE Tech (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)
4 No. 15/64 Corsavan 1.3CDTi (Local Authority Direct)
2 No. 11/11 Transit 115 T350L fwd (Local Authority Direct)
11/11 Land Rover Discovery 4 3.0SV6 GS Auto (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)
05/55 Citroen Berlingo 600D HDi LX (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)
05/55 Transit 2.4TDi 15 seat Minibus (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)
05/05 Citroen Berlingo 600D HDi LX (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)
04/04 Transit Tourneo 280 swb minibus (Direct Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Direct)

Direct from Local Civil Engineering Contractors due to closure of the business

10/10 Takeuchi TB175W, 8832 hours
2008 Neuson 1t Dumper, 2533 hours
08/08 JCB JS145W rubber duck
2006 Volvo EC25, 5836 hours
10/10 Mercedes Axor 3236 8x4 tipper
13/63 Vauxhall Vivaro 2700 2.0CDTi Sportive
12/62 VW Caddy C20 TDi 102           
12/62 Ford Transit 100 T280 fwd
12/61 Vauxhall Vivaro 2700 2.0CDTi
11/61 VW Caddy C20 TDi 102
2 No. 10/10 VW Caddy 2.0SDi           
09/59 VW Caddy C20 TDi 102
4 No. 09/09 VW Caddy C20 Plus SDi      
09/09 Renault Traffic SL27+ DCi 115
Circa. 300 lots of digger buckets, fuel tanks, blocks, slabs, kerbing, drainage fittings, collars, ducting, road signs, etc

On The Instruction of the Reps of the Late David Edwards, Newmachar

07/57 Citroen Relay 35Hdi 120 LWB Van  
1978 Zetor 4911 Two Wheel Drive Tractor
International Harvester 454 Two Wheel Drive Tractor
JSH 922 Nuffield 460 Two Wheel Drive Tractor
1990 Komatsu Model FD30T-11E Mast Forklift Truck
Elddis Avante 534 Four Berth Caravan Complete With Awning
Morningstar Award Four Berth Caravan Complete With Awning
Bailey Senator Four Berth Caravan Complete With Awning
Gamic Twin Axle Dropside Car Trailer Complete With Ramps - Id No. 0938
Ifor Williams HB50SR Twin Axle Horse Trailer
Yamaha 4x4 Big Bear Quad Motorcycle
Two Row Turnip Scarifier
Nettoyer Tous Les Jours Crop Sprayer
Two Row Ridgers
Howard PTO Rotovator
Vicon Varispread MK11 Fertiliser Spreader
Humac 5' Grass Topper
Ferguson Three Furrow Conventional Plough
Ferguson Cultivator
2 No. Tuffa Plastic Bunded Fuel Stations
Potato Grading & Brushing Rollers, Weigher/Bagger, Newlong Bag Stitcher
Selection of Hand & Power Tools, Workshop Equipment & Accessories    
Quantity of Bee Equipment Comprising of 7 No. Hives (Inside) & 6 No. Hives (Outside), Associated Honey Extractor, Strainer, Smoker etc

Other Expected Entries:

2017 JCB 8025ZTS, c/w buckets
2016 Manitou MI 18 Diesel Forklift only 34.5 hours, Road legal diesel forklift with 3 stage mast with side shift
13/63 Volvo EW160, 7060 hours
13/63 JCB 526-56
13/63 JCB 520-50
13/13 JCB 3CX, 7094 hours
13/13 JCB 535-14 Turbo Telehandler c/w sway control
2013 Volvo ER25, 2403 hours
2013 JCB 8085, 2720 hours
2012 JCB 8008, Only 300hr’s c/w bucket
11/61 JCB 535-125 Telehandler
10/60 JCB 3CX Eco, 8839 hours
09/59 Kubota B2530 Compact Tractor
09/09 JCB JS145W rubber duck
2008 Hamm HD12 120 roller
2007 JCB 8060, 6080hr’s
2007 Volvo ECR58, 3464 hours
2007 Aebi TT55 c/w Flail Deck
2007 Komatsu FD30-16R 
05/55 Benford 6003 PSR 6 Ton Swivel Dumper
2005 Thwaites 1ton hi-lift dumper
2004 Manitou MLT 741-120 
2002 Dieci 35-12 
2002 Dieci 30-9 
98/S Terex PS3000 3t Swivel Dumper
1998 Mitsubishi FD35A
1997 JCB JS220, 4681hr’s
1995 Daewoo FG 25
92/K New Holland TX36, c/w 20ft cutting bar, chopper, trolley, 2963 hours
78/T Massey Ferguson 550 2wd
Benford/Terex 9ton straight tip dumper
John Deere TS Gator
John Deere 1585 Front Mower
Kubota KH66 c/w 3 Buckets
2014 Bilke S3 Firewood processor

2013 Krone Easicut 3200CV Mower Conditioner, only done 3 and half seasons work. (From the Executors of Philip B. Reid)
Accord 4M Drill
Welger RP220 Profi c/w chopper 30200 bales
McHale 991lber wrapper c/w powerpack and transporter.
10t dump trailer
Kverneland 7558 wrapper (750mm film)
Fraser 4.5t trailer c/w silage sides
Krone 2.8m Mounted Mower Conditioner
Reco Mengele 25 Forage Harvester
Single Rota Grass Rake
 11/61 Scania R480 Highline 6x2 Tag
10/60 DAF CF85 460 6x4 double drive, hi roof sleeper
10/60 DAF CF85 460 6x2 tag axle, hi roof sleeper
2 No. 08/08 Volvo FM400 8x4 Tipper, c/w PPG Alloy Body, reverse camera and easy sheet.
07/57 Mitsubishi Canter 6C15 c/w 15ft Float
06/56 Scania R470 Highline, Opticruise, 6x2 tag axle
05/55 Volvo FM9 flat 6x4 c/w Remote Control Palfinger Crane 15t per metre
04/04 DAF FA LF55.220 Johnston Road Sweeper
99/V Volvo FM12 6x2 Beavertail
97/P Mercedes 814 Tipper
89/G Leyland DAF Freighter 14.13 c/w Simon CA215 Hoist, stabilisers & 3-man basket. Ex Edinburgh Airport
15/65 Ford Transit 2.2TDCi 350 LWB High Roof
15/15 Vivaro 1.6CDTi 2700 Ecoflex L1 H1
15/15 Kangoo 1.5DCi Phase 2 Eco 75
15/15 Fiat Doblo 1.3D Multijet
14/64 VW Transporter T28 2.0TDi 102PS Startline swb
14/64 Transit T350 Trend
14/64 Berlingo 625 HDi Enterprise
2 No. 14/14 Transit 100 T280 fwd
14/14 Transit T280 Trend
14/14 Great Wall Steed 2.0TD D/C
13/13 Skoda Octavia 2.0TDi Scout CR
13/13 VW Caddy Maxi C20 TDi c/w Sortimo Racking
12/62 VW Transporter T32 2.0TDi 140 lwb
12/62 Citroen Dispatch 1.6HDi Enterprise 1000
12/12 Ford Kuga 2.0TDCI Titanium 163
12/12 Mercedes Sprinter 313CDi lwb
12/12 Corsavan 1.3CDTi
11/61 Mitsubishi L200 D/C
11/61 Corsavan 0.3 CDTi
11/61 Transit 100 T260 2.2TDCi swb
11/11 Range Rover 4.4TDV8 Vogue
10/60 Vivaro 2900 2.0CDTi D/C van
10/60 BMW X1 18d SE X Drive
09/59 BMW X6 3.0D Auto
09/09 Ford Transit 2.4TDCi T350L D/C RWD
08/58 Corsavan 1.3CDTi Sportive
07/57 Vauxhall Vivaro 2.0CDTi 27000 SWB
07/07 Toyota Landcruiser Amazon 4.2TD VX Auto
06/06 Mitsubishi L200 2.5D Trojan D/C
05/05 Audi A4 2.0T FSi Quattro
05/05 Mercedes ML270 2.7CDi Auto
05/05 Land Rover Freelander 2.0TD4 SE SW
03/53 Ford Fiesta 1.4TDCi Van
03/52 Suzuki Jimny 1.4 JLX
96/P Mazda Bongo 2.5 Diesel Auto 4 Berth Caravanette, with Electric High Roof
Articulated Horsebox, 3/4 stall, c/w living accommodation & kitchen, awning for outside stabling, body manufactured 2016
Selection of Hydraulic & Manual Winches:
5 No. Hydraulic recovery winch, model NHW12000, 12,000lb
3 No. Hydraulic recovery winch, model NHW10000, 10,000lb
Hydraulic recovery winch, model NHW9000, 9,000lb
Manual winch, model GR2000, 2000kg
5 No. Manual winch, model W06 930, 3000lb
3 No. Manual winch, model W06 620AB, 900kg
5 No. Manual winch, model W06 506B, 600lb
2 No. Manual winch, model GR500, 500kg
2 No. Manual winch, model W06 525-2, 350kg
Various accessories for hydraulic winches

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Key Contacts

Plant, Machinery, Tractors, 4x4’s, Light & Heavy Commercials

John Roy, Vehicle and Machinery Sales Manager
Name: John Roy
Title: Vehicle and Machinery Sales Manager
Tel: 01467 623863
Mobile: 07831 807841

Allan Finn, Vehicle and Machinery Auction Co-Ordinator
Name: Allan Finn
Title: Vehicle and Machinery Auction Co-ordinator
Tel: 01467 623864
Mobile: 07341 088058

Agricultural Implements & Machinery

Tim McDonald, Prime & Cull Cattle Manager

Name: Tim McDonald F.I.A. (Scot.)
Title: Prime & Cull Cattle Manager
Mobile: 07507 651069

Sale itinerary


  • Yard -  Small plant machinery and equipment, ground care equipment, followed by heavy plant equipment including tractors, vans and 4x4s, HGVs and HGV trailers
  • Top Yard - Builders Equipment
  • Exchange Hall - Engineering, workshop and horticultural equipment
  • Ring 3 - Hand tools


  • Top Yard - Implements
  • Top Yard - Livestock handling equipment


  • Top Yard - Trailers, followed by caravans, livestock trailers and containers