When it comes to fluid power experience, Spike Hydraulics is unmatched. Based in Greater Manchester, Spike and our network of trusted subcontractors reach across the North West, Yorkshire, the Midlands and beyond, guaranteeing a prompt response and professional service to keep you moving.

We repair, service and maintain almost any hydraulics-operated system, including:

  • access machinery such as cherry pickers and scissor lifts
  • road sweepers
  • plant hire equipment
  • forklift trucks
  • refuse collection lorries
  • car transporters
  • grab wagons
  • tipper wagons
  • hydraulic presses

For many more, along with details of our stocked parts and supplies, see Services.

In our customers’ industries, we know that downtime is expensive. Spike Hydraulics’ 1-hour Quick Response service gets machinery repaired, checked and back to work again without delay.

Our subcontractors are hand-picked personally by Spike, having worked with him for many years. Because of this, we know that customers will receive the same high-quality service wherever they are.

Need additional reassurance? We carry public liability insurance for up to £5million.

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Spike's Skills

Spike Burns

Spike Burns


For almost 20 years, Spike has worked in the industry as a mobile service engineer, gaining on-the-job, hands-on expertise in the repair and maintenance of hose systems for some of the biggest names in the field. Starting from the shop floor, he has trained and specialised in hydraulics, establishing Spike Hydraulics as a business in October 2014.

Spike’s numerous accreditations and qualifications include:

  • NFPC Hydraulic Awareness
  • NFPC Stage 1
  • Qualifications from North Notts College in Hydraulics Engineering
  • City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Fluid Power Engineering (Part 2)
  • NVQ 2 in Mechanical Handling; and
  • IPAF Powered Access Training, enabling him to fully operate specialist machinery - a rarity in the industry and hugely beneficial to customers who know that they can leave their equipment in safe hands

It is this knowledge and understanding which brings loyal customers back to Spike time after time; many have stayed with him throughout his career, trusting his exceptional care and skill whilst enjoying stellar customer service.

Approved by the best

Spike Hydraulics is an approved purchaser of Alfagomma UK, a world-class manufacturer of hydraulic and industrial hoses and fittings headquartered in Milan, Italy

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