About Us

We are Thomas Plant Hire (Midlands) Ltd was founded in 2006 originally as a plant hire company based in Melton Mowbray, but now operates from Old Dalby, Leicestershire. During 2008 Thomas Tankers was born being a subsidiary of the legal entity.

We currently employ 7 people and have considerable experience in all matters relating to waste management.

We operate six days a week, Monday to Saturday excluding Public Holidays and cover the following areas, 

  • Leicestershire
  • Rutland
  • Lincolnshire
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Nottinghamshire
  • Northamptonshire

We undertake works regionally for the Local Authorities, Manufacturers, Construction Companies and household domestic clients.

We are proud of our reputation for providing an efficient and cost effective service and believe an important indicator of our reputation and success is that the majority of our business comes from existing clients.


The hub of our operations is run from The Gatehouse Lodge, Crown Business Park, Old Dalby, Leicestershire, where are team of qualified staff manage and co-ordinate the collections of a variety of waste streams for over 600 Clients. Our fleet of vehicles collect all types of industrial, commercial and domestic wastes from clients in an area stretching from Boston to Burton and Northampton to Newark.


Thomas Tankers has as its prime objective, the provision of environmentally sound liquid waste removal services, at a first class service level to its clients, in accordance with all current and emerging Regulations and Directives.

Thomas Tankers continuously works with its Clients and the Regulatory Authorities to improve its systems and working methods, to ensure that we offer them the best possible service at the most cost effective price.

Regulatory Compliance

Since the Environmental Protection Act of 1990 there has been a requirement to provide evidence of the movement of waste from waste produces. Waste consignment notes have to be produced for special waste and the Environmental Agency has to be given 72 hours notice of the movement of special waste, this being the responsibility of the generator of the waste.  Thomas Tankers will perform all of the administrative work required to comply with the regulations and pay the charges on the Client behalf, generating copies for the client’s records.

If you would like further information on how we can help you with your waste management requirements, get in touch today on 01664 500999.

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