Balloo Reach New Heights With Giants

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The partnership is for the Giant's 2022/23 season. 

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The Stena Line Belfast Giants are pleased to announce a brand-new partnership with local plant and tool hire company, Balloo Hire Centres, for the 2022/23 season. 

A well-known player in its market, Balloo Hire Centres has provided Northern and Southern Ireland’s business and domestic markets with plant and tool hire since 1987. Growing its fleet to nearly 10,000 units, Balloo boasts one of the largest, and most versatile ranges in their industry – from welfare accommodation, DIY, small tools, powered access equipment & power generation. Continued growth over their long-standing presence, means the hire giant now operate in 8 locations across the island of Ireland. 

Like the Giants – quality, value and safety sit at the heart of everything Balloo do, with no job too big or too small. A team of highly trained and customer focused experts provide their customers with professional knowledge and advice, whatever their needs may be.

 Speaking of the partnership, Neil McMurran, depot operations manager, Balloo Hire Centres commented: “Our team at Balloo Hire are keen to get involved within local communities across all our NI depot locations. Personally, I am proud, as a keen Belfast Giants season ticket holder, to support our neighbouring national sports team to continue their season successes this year again.” 

Steve Thornton, group head of commercial and hockey, The Odyssey Trust said: “We’re excited to have Balloo on board for the 2022/23 season. With a great reputation, and their impact across the country, this is a partnership we’re proud to have. The support of our partners is integral to the success of the Belfast Giants, both on and off the ice, and we look forward to working together this season.” 

In addition to plant hire throughout Northern Ireland, Balloo are committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing on site and have all the safety equipment and PPE that you could ever need. 

Balloo pride themselves on helping their customers ‘get the job done’. Belfast Giants’ fans can avail of a special 25% discount when ordering hire equipment over the phone, in Balloo depots or online (T&Cs apply). To find out how they can help you with your needs, call their freephone number on 0800 1 970 970, or get a free quote from their website here.

Pictured: (Front L-R): Neil McMurran; Balloo Hire Centres, Steven Owre; Belfast Giants, Mark Grundy; Balloo Hire Centres, Colby McAuley; Belfast Giants. (Back L-R): Terry McAviney; Balloo Hire Centres, Colin Magee; Balloo Hire Centres. (Picture by Marie Therese Hurson)

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