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Skyjack SJB TK46 new to fleet

Facelift Access Hire has added the versatile Skyjack TK 46 to it’s fleet, this is one of the few articulated telescopic boom that gives access below the machine – with a negative down reach of 6.4 metres. They are ideally suited for under-bridge inspection, harbour wall maintenance and ship repair work. Skyjack’s unique SJB-46TK has a 15.85m work height above ... more

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BBC Spot yourself at the Royal Wedding - Hi Res Image

Spot yourself in this hi-def crowd picture A million people lined the streets of London to cheer the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge on their wedding day. Were you one of them? Explore this high definition image of the procession along The Mall and, by zooming in, see if you can find yourself in the crowd. We spotted one of our 34 metre Brontos and our 61 metre Bronto's (altho ... more

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Pressure cleaning - London

28 April 2011 Email this article

One of Facelift access Hire’s Niftylift 170 Road towable trailer mounts is used to help with pressure washing the Cenotaph War Memorial in Whitehall, London. All part of the preparation and cleaning taking place prior to the Royal Wedding.   ... more

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In the shadow of Big Ben

28 April 2011 Email this article

On this occasion one of our Niftylift 170 Trailer mounted booms is being used to help place flags on the lamp posts directly outside the main entrance to the Houses of Parliament and in the shadow of Big Ben.   ... more

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Three Nifty HR12's raise the flag

28 April 2011 Email this article

Here Niftylift HR12 self propelled booms are assisting with fitting all the lamp posts down Whitehall outside the front entrance to Horse Guards Parade with Union Jacks. Whitehall being part of the royal wedding route from Horse Guards to Parliament Square and then into Westminster Abbey.   We supplied a total of three HR12’s on hire for the job as it all had to be completed by 2.00am ... more

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Royal Wedding - Preparations for the big day

28 April 2011 Email this article

Royal wedding preparations Facelift Access Hire has been helping out with preparations for the Royal Wedding tomorrow, we have worked with a number of contractors on a range of tasks including providing a 34 metre and 61 metre for filming work on the big day. The machines are set up at Canada Gate just outside Buckingham Palace. One of the platforms, a Bronto 34m is seen with black netting clad ... more

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KOKO gets a Facelift

28 April 2011 Email this article

Camden’s premier night club KOKO needed to have an inspection of it’s front fascia and who better to do the Job than Britain’s award winning company Facelift Access. So at 5.30am in the morning our 52m Truck mounted Bronto set up was up in the air safely looking at this 100 year old building formerly The Camden Theatre. The inspection was completed within 45 minutes and our clien ... more

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Company fined for not ensuring fall safety precautions

28 April 2011 Email this article

A building and restoration company in Wimbledon and a fire escape business in Croydon have been fined after a worker fell six storeys from a roof while working at a building in Kensington, London. The Old Bailey heard that Triton Building Restoration Ltd was the principal contractor and had subcontracted the restoration of the cast iron fire escape and external repair and painting of Abingdon Vil ... more

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Company fined after fall from roof results in fractured skull for employee

27 April 2011 Email this article

 A Nottinghamshire welding firm has been prosecuted for safety failings after a worker was seriously injured when he plunged from a barn roof onto a grain bucket. Mansfield magistrates heard today the labourer, who does not wish to be identified, was replacing cement roof sheets on an outbuilding at Clipstone Park Farm, Cavendish Lodge, Mansfield, on 20 November 2008 when he fell four to ... more

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Winners IAPA Awards 2011 Amsterdam

16 April 2011 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire have won the UK Access Rental Company of the Year award at the IAPA's 2011 (International Awards for Powered Access) held in Amsterdam last week -   When presenting the award the judges were quoted "This company showed an exceptional performance in a challenging year, and has produced an acclaimed safety guide and has been consistently innovative with creative ... more

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