Borders Machinery Ring Limited

Leader House
Mill Road

BMR acts as an agent only and not as principal

T: 01896 758091
F: 01896 757036
Registered in Scotland
Reg No. SP02303R



BMR is a Co-op owned by its members and run for their advantage - To improve member profitability by providing services which reduce costs, improve efficiency, asset utilisation and manage risk.  Our main areas of business are Machinery Hire & Contracting, Labour Supply, Training, Farm Supplies, Utilities Procurement & Renewables


Borders Machinery Ring (BMR), the first Ring to be formed in the UK in February 1987 by 23 farmers and contractors.  Currently, there are over 930 Full, Labour and Private members. Turnover is around £6 million.  There are now 9 rings in Scotland and 8 in England and Wales.

CASE with big baler



Sept 17 -  COMBINES AVAILABLE IF REQURED - Give BMR a call if you need some help during this catchy harvest.

STRAW WANTED - If you have straw available in the swath or bale please let us know.  Good prices available and quick clearance.  01896 758091

FORD VEHICLE DEAL- great deals available on all Ford vehicles including commercial vans.

TOYOTA FLEET DEAL - Additional Discount has been added to our deal for selected Toyota vehicles ordered & registered before 30th September 2017 (T & C's Apply)
Discounts also available on Ford, Mitsubishi and other makes.  Phone for further details.

LIVESTOCK POSITIONS - Livestock positions to fill-see Situations above.

OCTOBER NEWSLETTER -now in What's New tab!



30th Annual General Meeting of Borders Machinery Ring Ltd will be held in the Salmon Room, Buccleuch Arms Hotel, St Boswells, Wednesday 1st November 2017 at 7.30PM

Speaker-Andrea Hall, Programme Manager Developing the Young Workforce (DYW) Borders. 'The Rural Sector-A Career Choice?'

Nominations for new Directors should be sent to BMR office by close of business on Friday 27th October 2017. Forms available on request from the office.




The BMR office is now within Leader House, Mill Road, Earlston, TD4 6DG.


There are meeting rooms for hire and a unit for let. Call for details.


For our training schedule up to Christmas, please visit the training page.

Certificate of Competence in Transport of Animals for short journeys-Farmers are now having to provide their Award number to renew their Transporter Authorisation with Animal Health. If you need to take this award, please get in touch. Tests can be organised at the office in Earlston, or within the BMR area for 10+ candidates


BMR App now available! Please download from Apple or Google Play. Follow the instructions to set up for quick links. Let us know what you think.


Labour Wanted - Casual & Skilled Tractor Operators.  Full & Part-time positions available

If you are looking for work at present then please give us a call or upload you details and cv on our "Situations" page. 

Telehandler Hire -exclusive rates with Nixon Hire

NixonHire is offering great hire deals exclusively through BMR on Telehandlers in sizes 5-17meters. Grain buckets are also avaliable for hire with the Telehandlers. Call us for more info!

Tractor Hire 

100hp - 300 hp Available 
Short & Long Term Hire
Trailers also available to suit your requirements  10 - 18t (with Full Road Kit)

Competitive fertiliser prices now available on UK Nitrogen.  Delayed Payment also available - Call Sarah with your requirements


Automated payments through the Ring

For the benefit of our members our payment terms to suppliers have changed to 28 days from date of invoice, providing monies are received from demanders. If you have any questions regarding this please call the office.


Keep calling with your requests, updated services and your availability for work

Always let us know any new contact details

  • Woodwaste fines for animal bedding Woodwaste fines for animal bedding
    Woodfines can make a good substitute for straw bedding. Various grades are available, call BMR to see a samples
  • Driver CPC Offer from JK Transport Training Services
    BMR is offering Driver CPC units at Earlston delivered by JK Transport Training Services
  • Farm Assurance with Acoura Farm Assurance with Acoura
    Special rates available on new certifications and renewals
  • Jaguar & Land Rover - Improved deals Jaguar & Land Rover - Improved deals
    Anglia Farmers are now able to offer manufacturer terms
  • BMR AGM 1st November 2017
    The 30th Annual General Meeting of BMR
  • Case IH Baler Competition Case IH Baler Competition
    Win the use of CASE IH 455 Rotor Cut Round Baler during 2018


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