Thainstone Collective Sale of Plant, Machinery and Equipment


Saturday 14th April 2018 from 9:00 am

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

Entries Include

On Behalf of The Administrators Of Alan Grant Grampian Ltd & ACG Contracts Ltd And Finance Companies
JCB 3CX eco T4FIV Wheeled Excavator c/w 4 in 1 Bucket - Displaying 491 hours
2017 JCB 0818 CTS Compact Mini Tracked Excavator c/w Extending Tracking - Displaying 147 hours
2017 JCB 86 Rubber Tracked Midi Slew Excavator - Displaying 432 hours
2017 JCB 6TST Articulated Dumper Payload 6,000kg - Displaying 30.8 Hours
13/13 Manitou 932 Telescopic Displaying 1,205 hours
08/08 Manitou MT1030S Displaying 2,700 Hours
06/56 Manitou MT1033HL Displaying 3900 Hours
04/04 Manitou MT1033HL Displaying 6,800 Hours
03/53 Manitou MT1033HL Turbo Telescopic Handler Displaying 4817 Hours -
00/W Manitou 932 Telescopic Handler Displaying 4,923 hours
98/R Manitou MT928-4 Turbo Telescopic Handler - Displaying 8,439 hours
16/16 Scania G490 8x4 Tipper
14/64 DAF LF220 Euro 6 Tipper
17/17 Ford Ranger Wildtrak Double Cab 3.2D 4x4 Pick-Up
17/17 Ford Transit 350 2.0D L2 Semi High Roof Van
16/16 Ford Transit 350 2.2D L2 Semi High Roof Van
15/65 Ford Transit 350 2.2D L2 Semi High Roof Van
15/65 Ford Transit Custom 290 Eco 2.2 Van
15/15 Ford Transit 350 2.2D L2 Semi High Roof Van
15/15 Ford Transit Connect 230 Crew Van
2 No. 14/14 Ford Transit 155 T350 2.2D RWD Semi High Roof Van
2 No. 14/14 Ford Transit 125 T280 FWD Low Roof Van
14/64 Ford Transit 350 2.2D Tipper c/w Storage Box
13/63 Ford Transit 155 T350 2.2D RWD Semi High Roof Van
2 No. 13/13 Ford Transit 155 T350 2.2 RWD Semi High Roof Van
12/62 Ford Transit 125 T280 FWD Low Roof Van
2 No. 12/12 Ford Transit 125 T280 FWD Low Roof Van
10/60 Ford Transit 115 T260 SWB FWD Low Roof Van
14/64 Ford Transit Custom 290 Eco 2.2 Van
14/64 Ford Connect 240 1.6D Van
13/63 Ford Connect 110 T230 1.8D Van
10/60 Ford Connect 90 T230 1.8D Van
Other Entries:
2016 Terex TW85, wheeled excavator, 625hrs, excellent condition
2 No. 12/62 Thwaites 9 Tonne Artic Swivel Dumper
2011 JCB 3CX Sitemaster Contractor PRO SS 4WD, c/w 40KPH Powershift gear box, Torque lock System, JCB APC full servo controls, Smooth ride, Air suspension seat, Hydraulic Hitch, Auto lock, Air Con
2010 JCBJS160LC, 9800hr’s c/w hitch and 2 buckets
2009 JCB 535.95
2009 Manitou MLA628 120 Telehandler
2007 CAT 305C c/w 4 buckets, piped for attachments, LED lights
07/56 JCB 531.70
2006 JLG 4017 c/w Buckets & Forks
2006 Komatsu PC14, mini excavator
2006 JCB JS130 with 700mm pads
2005 Thwaites 1 ton Hi-Lift dumper
2005 Manitou MLT741 120 Telehandler
2004 Merlo P33.7 Telehandler
2003 JCB JS130 widespread with 1.2m pads
2002 Hyster H13.00XM forklift 13ton lift
2002 Manitou MLT629 120 Telehandler
2000 Ausa 1.5ton dumper
2000/X John Deere 4600 Compact tractor
1998 Kalmar DCD 160-12
1998 Fermec 860 Digger
1996 Massey Ferguson 6150 4wd c/w MF915 Loader
1964 Fordson Super Major
Hytec ZL08A, Loader
Mitsubishi MM30 mini digger 
Ifor Williams 12 feet trailer 
Brian James car transporter
IH 784 tractor 2wd
Bomag 90 roller
Jacobsen G-Plex Triple Gang Mower
2011 Toro Greenmaster 3250-D, triple gang mower
MF 30 Grain Drill
A & S Marston 12 Tonne Twin Axle Trailer c/w Hydraulic Door
Howard Rotovator 80’’
Ransome 9 Tine Cultivator
Muck Fork c/w Grab
Reekie 3 Row Reset Ridger
Four Bale Spike
13/63 Volvo FH16 750 Globetrotter 6X2
11/61 Scania R480 Highline 6x2 Tag
09/09 FH16 660 Globetrotter Top Spec 6x4 Plated for 110t
07/07 Iveco Eurocargo 180E 25 Dropside
06/56 Scania R470 Highline, 6x2 Tag, 3 pedal opticruise, tipping gear, sliding 5th wheel
04/54 Scania R580 Topline 6x2 midlift, manual
04/54 DAF LF45.220 tipper
03/53 Foden 3380 6x4 Alloy Tipper
99/V Volvo FM12 6x2 Beavertail
89/G Leyland DAF Freighter 14.13 c/w Simon CA215 Hoist, stabilisers & 3-man basket. Ex Edinburgh Airport
14/64 Connect 95 240 L2 H1
14/14 Transit T280 Trend
13/13 Defender 110 2.2TD Hardtop
12/12 Mercedes Sprinter 2.2CDi 313
08/58 Ford Transit 2.4TDCi D/C T350L Tipper
08/08 Audi Q7 3.0TDi S-Line Quattro Auto
08/08 Toyota Rav4 2.2D-4D SR180
08/08 Citroen Berlingo 1.6HDi
07/57 Fiat Ducato 2.2d M-Jet SWB
07/07 Citroen Berlingo 1.6HDi
07/07 Toyota Landcruiser Amazon 4.2TD VX Auto
07/07 Peugeot Boxer 2.8TD
06/06 Citroen Berlingo 1.9D Enterprise
06/55 Ford Transit 2.4TDCi 350 Dropside
05/05 Peugeot Partner 2.0HDi 800 LX
05/05 Ford Transit 2.0TDCi 280 SWB
04/54 Combovan 1.7DTi
04/53 Isuzu Rodeo 3.0D Denver LWB
04/53 Vauxhall Combo 1.7Di 1700
03/53 Land Rover Discovery 2.5TD5 GS Auto
03/03 Mercedes Vario 614d 4.3 Minibus
03/03 Renault Master 2.5DCi 120.35 H2 LWB
92/J Land Rover Defender 2.5TD 110
2 No. 2008 SuperCube Euroliner full Oil Spec c/w sliding roof
2006 SDC Curtainsider
2 No. 2003 45Ft Full Oil Spec flats
2001 Wilcox 57CU/Y 3 axle, on air, lift axle, easy sheet, on board weigher, alloy wheels
Articulated Horsebox, 3/4 stall, c/w living accommodation & kitchen, awning for outside stabling, body manufactured 2016
1988 built, CATERING TRAILER/ BURGER VAN tri axle, 17 ft x 8ft x 8ft, 2 burner 4ft gas griddle, 10 pot gas bainmarie (Dishes not Included), October 17 Gas certificate(some appliances have been removed so will need a retest),Full working LPG gas with 2 x 19kg gas storage compartment with change over, 240v 32amp Electricity installed with socket, suspended ceiling and stainless steel swirl effect walls


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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