The firm has already spent £35m this year acquiring 850 machines to support the business’s growth plans.
MLPH’s investment in 2014 includes 400 telehandlers, 250 excavators, 175 dumpers and 30 rollers from leading manufacturers including JCB, Manitou, Kubota, Case, JCB,Volvo, Thwaites and Hamm rollers.
The new equipment will serve the firm’s growing order book in the construction, housebuilding and commercial sectors throughout the UK.
MLPH has now confirmed it will increase capital spending in 2015 with £45m earmarked for 1,000 new machines.
Graham Ogilvie, Group Operations Director for the Morris Leslie Group said: “We are continuing to invest heavily in equipment to ensure we can meet our customer requirements and offer a modern plant fleet to rival any in the business.
“I believe 2015 will be another successful year for the group as we continue to expand throughout the UK.”