We offer a range of agricultural contracting services to commercial and domestic customers based throughout Ryedale, Scarborough, York and Driffield.

We specialise in tree work and forklift services - wood chipping, tree removal, stump grinding, plus land and site clearance services.

With our specialist machinery and extensive experience, we are committed to carrying out the highest quality work however big or small the job.

Please see below for a full list of services. Then get in touch to discuss your needs.

Forklift Services

Reliable and affordable man and forklift hire. We can lift and shift!

Merlo TF38.10 telehander can tackle a range of jobs:

- Lift height of 10 metres, handles up to 3.8 tonnes with a ground clearance of 46 cm.

 - 10m telescopic boom makes it ideal for lifting specialised objects and roof trusses.

Strimech heavy-duty bucket and claw attachment make easy work of agricultural, construction and waste handling jobs.

- 2.4 metre long pallet tines.

- 5 ton jib & chains.

Merlo purchased from Yorkshire Handlers - specialist main Merlo dealer for Yorkshire!

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At M Bainbridge & Son, we understand that excellent ground cultivation is critical to a good crop.

We provide a full range of cultivation services suitable for all ground conditions and crop requirements.


Our man and tractor cultivation services include:

  • Subsoiling

  • Power harrow

  • Rolling

  • Direct drilling

  • Spraying

  • Fertiliser spreading

  • Ploughing

  • Stubble ploughing

  • Grass Land

  • Reclamation ploughing


We work with the utmost efficiency to provide quality ground cultivation and seedbed preparation.

Round Baling

Baling and wrapping with Comprima V 150 machine.

Our round baler provides superb bale density and uniformity, meaning less cost and a superior wrapped product.

Variable diameter balers to meet all customer needs.  

This machine pick up reel is 2.1m to produce round bales of straw 3ft-5ft diameter bales.

The Comprima's unique tandem axle wheeled baler performs exceptionally well in tricky ground conditions.

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Wood Chipping

We offer an affordable mobile wood chipping service to both  commercial and residential customers in Ryedale, Scarborough and the wider York area.

Our Greenmech 170 wood chipper turns timber into quality, sustainable wood chip for use as surface cover, mulch, composting or in biomass boilers.

Our mobile wood chipping service is an efficient, cost-effective solution if you have your own wood resources.

Tree Felling & Maintenance

We are specialist contractors offering tree removal and tree maintenance services.


 All work is carried out with the most stringent compliance measures. We are certified and insured for an extensive range of tree work.

Services include tree felling, tree clearance, flailing, reducing trees, crown lifting and dead wooding to maintain tree health. 

Also mulching and stump grinding using our specialist machine to grind out the stump and root ball of trees and hedges that have been removed.


Land & Site Clearing

Is your property overgrown with trees, vegetation or other debris? From unwanted tree stumps to scrap metal, we can tackle it.

If a clearing job is too much to handle yourself, let us take care of it with our powerful equipment and expertise. 

 Give us a call to discuss our land and site clearance services.