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If you can?t beat them sell them!

11 January 2006 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire is starting 2006 with plans to open up a series of ?Safety Shops? in each of its depots, kicking off with Hickstead and Southampton. The company plans to scrap the old ideals of just concentrating on access hire, sales and training etc, and provide a total service whereby customers only have basically ?the one stop shop? ideology or the ?complete working at height company? T ... more

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England 1 - France 30

22 December 2005 Email this article

It is not every day that France beat England but the 15th of December 2005 was a symbolic day when Facelift Access Hire not only took delivery of 30 new Haulotte scissor lifts, but also trained Mr. Pierre Saubot, chairman of the Haulotte Group, on a facelift, IPAF training course. Needless to say Mr. Saubot sailed through the training and is now the proud holder of a PAL Card showing that he is c ... more

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Facelift pulls the 'udder' one

6 December 2005 Email this article

Facelift has been awarded our most unusual contract to date. Working in conjunction with the south east based ?Cow Parade? company, they will be assisting to move custom made cows into unusual places in aid of showcasing local art and helping to attract local tourism. They will, of course, be using different types of ?cowlifts? from its fleet, The cows, which weigh in at 70-80kg, designed by l ... more

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Facelift donates Christmas card money to the NSPCC

23 November 2005 Email this article

On the 15th November, Mr Gordon Leicester presented corporate appeals manager for the NSPCC South East, Tracey Harris with a cheque for a total of £600.00 at the company?s Hickstead Head Office. The donation was made in place of the company producing a Christmas card this year. ?The decision was made after suggestions by staff throughout the company and all of us felt that it was a great idea?, s ... more

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Facelift Welcomes New Addition to the Sales Team

11 November 2005 Email this article

The Directors, on behalf of all at Facelift GB Ltd, would like to welcome Jim O?Grady to his new position as Salesman with responsibility for underbridge units and large operated trucks. Jim joins us following a long career in the access industry and we are confident that he will enjoy the challenges ahead of him. ... more

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Facelift Adds Trackers

20 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has singled out Siemens VDO Trading to assist them in locating and improving the operation of their fleet of 350 machines. The system uses satellites to track the machine?s whereabouts all over the UK, and can zoom right down to street level if required. The tracking system is so far fitted to around eighty of the Company?s platforms, and has proved invaluable in terms of operations, sh ... more

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On the Buses

19 September 2005 Email this article

Everywhere you go these days the buzzword is ?marketing? how important it is and indeed how difficult it is on occasion to remain individual and original. With the recent unveiling of the new mobile hospilatily unit we hope to have achieved this. Travelling at forty miles per hour its not the fastest thing on wheels, but as an advertising and dare we say it ?marketing exercise? its not half b ... more

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Blackfriars Bridge gets a facelift

16 September 2005 Email this article

The UK?s largest underbridge access platform has been hired for a maintenance project on London?s Blackfriars Bridge Painting contractor CLC working on behalf of the City of London Authority, have hired the Moog 230x from access hire specialists facelift on a three-month contract. The Moog is a self-propelled trailer-mounted machine with a 1,000 kg payload capacity and an underbridge reach of 23 ... more

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Stolen Nifty Trailer

14 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift would appreciate any information leading to the recovery of a stolen Nifty Access Platform. The Nifty 140HE was removed from a site near Ilford in Essex. The Nifty trailer similar to the one pictured on the right has the serial number 14-10014. If you have any information which could help trace the whereabouts of our machine, please do not hesitate to contact Jane Lawrence on 01444 8 ... more

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Top of the Class for Facelift

13 September 2005 Email this article

Finnish Platform Manufacturer Bronto Skylift has recently trained the technical team at Facelift. Chief Engineer Mr Jyrki Jantuen visited the company to begin an educational programme for the newly ordered Bronto XDT range of platforms due for delivery in August, as well as keeping them up to speed on the companies existing fleet. "With the machinery being continually updated through new ... more

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