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Women in Construction Week!

Potter Plant Hire takes pride in recognizing the invaluable contributions of women in the construction industry during Women in Construction Week. Whether at the helm of heavy machinery, managing projects, or leading teams, these women play a crucial role in shaping the future of construction.

At Potter Plant Hire, we are dedicated to fostering diversity and equality within our workforce. We are delighted to showcase the talented women who are integral to our success, contributing their expertise and hard work to drive the growth of our company.

As we commemorate Women in Construction Week, we spotlight three remarkable women who are pivotal in Potter Plant Hire’s achievements. These outstanding individuals break barriers, shape projects, and lead with passion.

Emily Potter – Transport Manager

Emily oversees our haulage fleet, ensuring compliance with maintenance, drivers’ hours, and training across our transport team. Her responsibilities include organizing MOTs, repairs, and driver training to maintain the safety of our fleet on the roads. She closely monitors our carbon footprint to uphold compliance with our FORS gold accreditation.


Experience in the Construction Industry: Emily has dedicated 10 years to the construction industry. How She Entered Construction: Unsure of her career path after school, Emily joined the family business and discovered a role within the male-dominated industry that she hadn’t initially considered. Favorite Part of the Job: Emily appreciates the fast-paced nature of the construction industry, where each day brings new challenges and keeps her on her toes.

Natasha – Workshop Manager

As the Workshop Manager, Natasha is responsible for organizing breakdowns, repairs, and servicing on our expanding fleet of equipment.


Experience in the Construction Industry: Natasha has been part of the construction industry for 5 years, previously working at Hitachi as a service controller for 4 years and as a Transport manager for a European haulage company before that. How She Entered Construction: Natasha’s pathway into construction was paved by her fascination with a variety of equipment and a desire to work with a dynamic team. Favorite Part of the Job: Natasha enjoys the opportunity to work with various equipment and be part of a great team.

Sarah Botham – ADT Driver

Currently operating a Hydrema 912F dumper on a pipeline job run by Farrans, Sarah is an ADT Driver


Experience in the Construction Industry: Sarah has been operating in the construction industry for almost 3 years. How She Entered Construction: Introduced to construction by a family member who suggested getting her moxy ticket and giving it a try. Favourite Part of the Job: Sarah finds joy in witnessing the progress of projects.

During Women in Construction Week, we celebrate the achievements and dedication of these remarkable women at Potter Plant Hire, recognizing their vital role in shaping the landscape of the construction industry.