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Access Equipment for the Aviat...

Access Equipment for the Aviation Industry

We have a long history of supplying both standard and specially designed access equipment in to the aircraft industry. Our design division has recently been...

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MEWP Classification

As a guide, the British Standard BS 8640:2005 definition of 'MEWP' is a "mobile machine, which consists as a minimum of a work platform with controls, an extending structure and...

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Platform Sales & Hire Ltd Delivery Vehicles

Here at Platform Sales & Hire Ltd, we are pleased to announce the recent acquisition of two heavy duty low profile beavertail truck bodies, produced and supplied by Sterling GP, based in North...

Access Platform &
Equipment Specialists

Access Equipment Specialists

Platform Sales and Hire Ltd provides a comprehensive sales and hire service, providing powered access equipment and training to a range of industries in the UK - whatever your access requirement, we have the solution.

Powered Access Equipment

We have a huge selection of access equipment for hire and sale: scissor lifts, boom lifts, cherry pickers, personnel lifts, aluminium scaffold towers, vehicle mounted platforms (van and truck mounts) and trailer mounted booms.

Access Platform Experts

Our teams have vast experience in many different industry sectors, including rail, aviation, facilities management, warehouse and exports, and can offer an unrivalled service both on supplying equipment and after sales support.

Specialist Work Platforms

We are authorised distributors for UpRight, Genie, JLG and NiftyLift, and can tailor our services to suit your needs. If you don't see what you're looking for on this website, please contact us, and we'll do our best to help.

Powered Access Lifts

With our own sites in Milton Keynes and the West Midlands and as a member of the UK wide access alliance; we're ideally placed to provide a complete sales or hire service for powered access lifts in the United Kingdom.

We offer a full range of services in the access equipment industry. Whether you're looking for a new or used access platform to purchase or hire - we have one of the largest ranges of scissor lifts, cherry pickers, personnel lifts and trailer mounted platforms in the UK.

Access Equipment in Milton Keynes

Our Milton Keynes premises offers access equipment to the local area of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire & Buckinghamshire.

Access Equipment in the West Midlands

At our West Midlands base we're able to offer our access equipment and our high level of service to Birmingham, Coventry and the surrounding areas.

IPAF Training Courses

As well as providing access machinery we also offer a complete and comprehensive range of IPAF training programs. Our courses are a mix of theory and practical training and are designed to ensure operators can safely and competently drive, position and manoeuvre scissor lifts, cherry pickers or trailer mounted platforms.

It is essential that all operators are fully trained, and essential that companies utilising access lifts satisfy the criteria laid out in both the EC and Safety at Work legislation. Our IPAF training courses ensure you and your employees are able to safely operate your access equipment, and successful trainees receive a PAL (Powered Access License) card, safety guide, log book and a certificate. PAL cards are valid for 5 years and cover the IPAF categories you're qualified to operate.

Used Access Platforms

Our huge range of used access equipment includes stock from numerous manufacturers, with online stock listings so you can find the perfect access platform that meets your specific requirements.

All the used access equipment we make available is fully serviced; refurbished by our expert technicians at our specialist access equipment centre and provided with a 6 month LOLER certificate. With more than a decades experience in the powered access, we're able to offer the highest level of service.