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  • Haulotte Optimum 8 Scissor Lift

    New Electric Scissor Lift for Enhanced Mobility

    August 8th 2016
    The all new Haulotte Optimum 8 electric scissor lift offers enhanced manoeuvrability and a 230kg lift capacity. With a speed of 5 km/h, a 1.5m turning radius and integrated safety features, its asynchronous AC motors offer smooth precision movements. The Haulotte Optimum 8 The Optimum 8 has compact...
  • JLG Boom Lifts for Platform Sales

    JLG Boom Lifts for Platform Sales

    July 18th 2016
    We are proud to announce that we have just purchased two brand new 60ft JLG M600JP telescopic boom lifts to add to our ever-growing cherry picker range. The JLG M600JP The M600JP is one of the largest electric drive booms in the industry and offers up to 20 metres in working heights. The boom lift...
  • Niftylift Supports Armed Forces Day

    Niftylift Supports Armed Forces Day

    June 30th 2016
    UK aerial work platform manufacturer Niftylift has supported the UK’s new ‘Armed Forces Day’. On Saturday, members of staff at Niftylift’s Milton Keynes and Hoyland facilities gathered in remembrance and support of past and current servicemen and women. The day is also an opportunity for civilians...
  • Haulotte platforms for high speed rail

    Haulotte Platforms For High Speed Rail

    June 6th 2016
    Over the past few months several Haulotte scissor lifts have been supplied to the high speed railway being built in Ankara, Turkey. A variety of Haulotte lifts have been used on the site including the H15SX and H18SX diesel scissor lifts, HA18SOX articulated boom and 43m capable H43TPX telescopic...
  • JLG 1500AJP Boom

    The All New JLG 1500AJP Articulating Boom Lift

    May 2nd 2016
    The new JLG 1500AJP Boom will be availble to purchase early 2017. The world's largest articulated boom has an outreach of 23.5 metres and an up and over reach of 18.3 metres. Key Features: Superior Reach - Work envelope is over 40,000 cubic metres bigger than its competitors and it provides the...
  • Genie Z45-25XC

    Genie Offers High Capacity

    April 27th 2016
    Genie has announced XC versions of its 45ft Z45/25 articulated boom lift, which will offer double the platform capacity of the standard boom. The new Z45-25XC is based upon the Z45-25J diesel articulated boom lift, but will offer a restricted capacity, allowing the carrying of weights up to a...
  • What Access Platform Is Right For You?

    What Access Platform Is Right For You?

    March 11th 2016
    Here at Platform Sales & Hire Ltd, we have a huge range of platform lifts available to choose from but which one fits your specific requirement? Scissor Lifts A scissor lift is a platform lift that only moves up and down vertically. This action is achieved using linked, folding supports in a...
  • Skyjack SJIII 4740 Scissor Lift

    Skyjack to Launch New Booms and Scissors

    January 26th 2016
    Skyjack will unveil three new products at the Rental show in February including the all new 40ft SJIII 4740 DC electric slab scissor lift, the SK30 ARJE articulating boom as well as a new tele-hander to their ever growing line up. The All New SJIII 4740 Scissor Lift The all new SJIII 4740 scissor...
  • The SNOLAB Laboratory

    Skyjack Scissor Lifts Help SNOLAB Expand Deep Underground

    December 7th 2015
    Two skyjack scissor lifts are currently being used in a unique location, the deepest and cleanest laboratory in the world. Located in Ontario, the SNOLAB laboratory stands 1.24 miles underground, equivalent to stacking four Empire State Buildings on top of each other. SNOLAB is situated underground...
  • Success With Apprentices

    Success With Apprentices

    November 25th 2015
    We are pleased to confirm that George Taylor, one of our apprentices, has just passed his level 2 exams and is now moving on to his level 3 year. Platform Sales are very passionate about pushing our staff forward with training and helping them to meet both the company's and their personal goals....
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