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About us

Plymouth Garden Machinery exists to supply and maintain a full range of high quality, excellent value garden machinery for your garden, country estate or contracting business.

WE ARE A FULL SERVICE DEALER – this means that:
- you don’t get a machine in a box that you have to assemble yourself
- advice and guidance is freely available to help you decide which equipment is most suitable for your needs
- our after sales service is just a phone call away if you have any problems
- we aim to offer the best overall value for money – do check out our prices; you may be pleasantly surprised!

We are proud to have been appointed as your local sales and service outlet by the manufacturers of the following major brands:

Ariens – suppliers of speedy and highly efficient zero-turn ride-on lawnmowers
Atco – who have been producing fine quality mowers since 1921
Countax – suppliers of wonderful garden tractors that collect grass efficiently even in wet conditions
Echo – who produce world class outdoor power tools used by thousands of garden and forestry professionals
Husqvarna – manufacturers of high performance equipment for the commercial and domestic markets
IBEA – a highly respected Italian brand known for its intuitive design, product reliability, and durability. The product of choice for gardening professionals.
Lumag – a top German company manufacturing a wide variety of machinery for the garden, building and construction industries including mini dumpers, compactor plates, wood chippers and log splitters.
Mountfield – a top UK brand producing great value mowers for more than 50 years
Stiga – with a reputation for the quality and reliability of its comprehensive range of mowers and equipment

Our goal is to help you to maximise your leisure time and enjoyment of your garden by ensuring you use highly efficient equipment which gets the job done with the minimum of effort but gives you the satisfaction of a beautiful result that will be the envy of your neighbours, or for contractors, will be admired and appreciated by your clients.

Every garden is different, from small to large, level or sloping, contemporary or traditional. Every gardener is different too. Come to us for free, impartial advice as to the best machinery to choose to suit your garden and your budget. We will do our best to supply equipment which will be easy to use, simple to maintain and suitable for your own particular needs.

We offer a local collection and delivery service to make it as easy as possible for you to ensure your equipment is serviced and maintained at the appropriate intervals. Furthermore, all new machines will be assembled and tested ready for use and demonstrated for you so you can quickly become familiar with its safe and efficient operation.

Our business has been established for more than 20 years. Started by Peter Sherrell as a spin off from a firm of agricultural engineers at Staddiscombe, Peter moved to nearby premises at Leyford Parks, building up a loyal customer base in the years leading up to his retirement. Peter concentrated upon machinery servicing and repairs, always offering good value for money.

This mantra remains the same today, having been extended to include the sale of a comprehensive range of new machinery following the purchase of the business by Steve Aldridge in 2012 when the business was restyled ‘Plymstock Garden Machinery’.

Having outgrown the Leyford Parks premises, and with an increasing number of clients finding us from West Devon and East Cornwall as well as bringing us machinery from their French properties, the business moved (May 2016) to new and easy to find premises in Valley Road, Plympton (next to Clean Spares).

The decision to become ‘Plymouth Garden Machinery’ was a logical one but our core values remain unchanged.

We exist to make gardening easier and more pleasurable for you the customer.

Please do come and see us.

our services

Cordless Equipment

Battery powered garden tools – such as hedge trimmers, strimmers, chainsaws and mowers – are lightweight and designed to be comfortable to use and just as powerful as petrol driven alternatives.

They are environmentally friendly with no emissions to pollute the atmosphere, cost effective with lower running costs than petrol machinery and more convenient and safer than electric machinery.

Robot Mowers

The introduction of battery-powered robotic lawnmowers has transformed the task of keeping lawns in good shape. Using GPS technology, robotic lawnmowers move around the garden avoiding obstacles – and even put themselves away after use. Many customers regard their robot mower as a new member of the family!

Servicing and Repairs

A properly set up, regularly maintained machine will give you the best results, save you time and energy and will have a longer life.

We offer a full range of servicing and repairs from simple blade sharpening and repairs to cut cables and broken switches to major equipment overhauls. No job is too small.

We are service agents for the following garden machinery brands: Ariens, Atco, Countax, ECHO, Husqvarna, IBEA, Lumag, Maruyama, Mountfield, Stiga and Webb. We are happy to carry out servicing and repair work on other brands, subject to the machine being of a suitable quality, parts being readily available to us and the repair being considered economical in relation to the age and value of the machine.