Agricultural & Construction equipment, parts, and servicing since 1994

Established in 1994, Southwest Handling is a prominent Merlo franchised dealer of Agricultural & Construction equipment throughout Devon and West Somerset.
We also cover service, parts, and sales of agricultural and construction equipment throughout the Southwest.

With vast experience and knowledge of the Merlo brand, and parts & servicing business, we have been awarded Merlo UK Gold Standard dealers again in 2024.

We provide new & used machinery to a wide range of sectors including agriculture, industry, forestry and groundscare and stock machinery from brands such as; Merlo, Cast Loaders and Corvus UTV.

Tom and Jo Banbury purchased the business in April 2021 and will continue to build on a highly successful business into the future.

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What we offer


New Merlo

Full range of Agricultural & Construction models.

Strimech Power Grab

New/Used Machinery

The latest, quality used machinery and accessories.

orsi attachment 9


All compact skid-steer and Worky Quad models.


Corvus UTV

Functional and rugged utv. 2-wheel and 4-wheel drive.


Cast Loaders

All compact skid-steer and Worky Quad models.

Kioti CK4030


The latest, quality used machinery and accessories.



Functional and rugged quad bikes. 2 and 4-wheel drive.



Short and long term hire of machinery and equipment.

Servicing & Parts

Southwest Handling is a one-stop business for all your Fabrication, Repairs, Servicing and Warranty work.

For all Merlo parts and general parts for Agriculture and Construction.
We have built an enviable parts business and we sell parts all over the UK and Europe.

contact us

If you have any questions, please get in touch with one of our advisors today.

01647 231251