Roller Hire

At Rabbit & Dowling Plant Hire, our roller hire service is designed to support a wide array of construction and building projects, offering solutions that cater to both expansive and more concentrated tasks. Known for their robustness, our rollers, including road rollers and roller compactors, play a crucial role in preparatory work, ensuring ground levelling, and aiding in the construction of roads and foundations is executed with precision and efficiency.

Our fleet features user-friendly ride-on rollers that streamline the completion of your project, regardless of its scale. Suitable for compacting a diverse range of materials, including dirt, gravel, concrete, and asphalt, our rollers are meticulously maintained to ensure optimal performance. Whether your project is large, requiring significant compaction power, or more contained, needing precise control and manoeuvrability, Rabbit & Dowling Plant Hire has the ideal roller to meet your requirements, ensuring your project's foundation is as solid as our commitment to your success.

PLEASE NOTE: If you're inexperienced with these machines, it's advisable to engage a certified operator.

Ensure you're choosing the right machinery for your specific needs with our expert guidance. Don't miss this opportunity to optimise your operations. Contact us today to schedule your complimentary site assessment and take the first step towards seamless project execution (subject to location).

Ammann roller

The rollers we have available for hire are as follows:

  • AMMAN 800 rollers

The 1.6 tonne Ammann ARX 12-2 is a light, articulated ride-on roller that works flush against curbs and other obstructions and eliminates the need for special edge compaction efforts.

It is powered by a Kubota engine which comes with settings that deliver expanded frequencies to facilitate quicker compaction.

Its controls enable intuitive operation, simple mode adjustment, safety and security and cost-effective serviceability.

The Ammann ARX 12-2 has a height of 2.4m (without folded Roll-over Protective Structures (ROPS) bars) and a total width of 820mm.

  • AMMAN 1200 rollers

The 2.7 tonne Ammann ARX 26.1-2 tandem roller is a low-maintenance machine with an intuitive dashboard and controls.

The roller can enable quick drum adjustment from in-line to off-set configurations, which are helpful when working close to obstructions. It also utilises a Kubota engine that meets EU Stage V and U.S. EPA T4f emission standards.

The Ammann ARX 26.1-2 comes at a height of just over 2.5m (without folded ROPS bar) and a total width of 1200mm.

  • JCB 1200 rollers

The JCB CT260 vibratory tandem roller has been designed to make life easy, offering innovative features which include easy to use controls, as well as the best compaction performance with high centrifugal forces and the latest Tier 4 final and eu5 compliant Kubota engine, for added fuel economy.

These JCB rollers have a maximum operating weight of just over 2.7 tonnes, are 2.51m in height to the top of the ROPS bar and 1200mm in width.

Which size roller do you need?

At Rabbit and Dowling Plant Hire, we understand that all construction projects are very different, so, if you need advice on what type of roller hire would be better for your job, we can help you find the right solution.

Just get in touch with a member of our team for more information. We can either carry out a FREE SITE VISIT, or chat to you about the type of roller hire that would be the best for your job.

Roller hire and other types of plant hire are available for commercial building projects throughout Sussex, Surrey and Hampshire. Call us today for more details on 01903 851957.


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Width: 820 mm
Height: 2402 mm rops up


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Width: 1200 mm
Height: 2550 mm rops up