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New MEWPs Operators Safety Guide

23 April 2010 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire has published a new pocket sized safety guide to Mobile Elevating Work Platforms.  Facelift have been a long time champion of safety while working at height and this project was spurred on by the need for a high quality guide that was easily accessible and more attractive to users. The guides will be given away to all trainees on IPAF training courses and to all Self Dri ... more

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Colwyn Bay Pier - Structural survey

15 April 2010 Email this article

Conwy County Borough has engaged Caernarfon based Datrys Consulting Engineers to carry out a conditional survey of the Victoria Pier in Colwyn Bay, North Wales.  The Colwyn Bay Pier, as it also known, was opened to the public in 1901. The pier length was originally 96 metres, but this was soon extended to 227 metres in 1903. The Pier welcomed many holiday makers in its time, the ... more

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New Niftylift HR21 All Wheel Drive

5 April 2010 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire is continuing its investment in new equipment, further expanding its fleet and reflecting its confidence in the access hire market for 2010. We have taken delivery of 64 new trailer mounts and scissor lifts from Niftylift and SkyJack. Facelift have also placed further orders with Niftylift for ten HR21 AWD Hybrids, featuring new environmentally conscious engine&nb ... more

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Rolf Harris - Wispa Gold Promotion - From Zak at our Purfleet depot

5 April 2010 Email this article

Wispa Gold have a great promotion where you can get a message to a loved one put up on a billboard around the country and dedicate it to someone. Here's an amazing video clip of Rolf Harris painting a message aboard Facelift Scissor Lift  https://www.youtube.com Thanks to Zak in at our Purfleet Depot for resourcing this story, and to his client contact. ... more

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Easter egg hunt - Explore the city on our fun Egg Trail Hunt - 1st - 30th April

25 March 2010 Email this article

As part of the Brighton and Hove Shopping Festival - Facelift Access Hire has helped to sponsor and organise a Kid’s Egg Trail Hunt throughout the city. Monday last a team from Facelift were out and about in the twilight hours, busily attaching 29 large easter eggs to to the facias of shop fronts though out Brighton and Hove. Aboard the Ascendant 17 truck mounted cherr ... more

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Facelift Announces Photography Competition

15 March 2010 Email this article

Facelift have decided to launch the first in a series of competitions to celebrate our 25th anniversary. We will be giving away the use of one of our 22-metre ascendant trucks for one week to a lucky photographer. The prize will include full training on how to use the vehicle and we will be happy to share the images from our lucky winner with the entire Facelift community. For more details and t ... more

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Flying high at 25!

8 January 2010 Email this article

For Facelift, 2010 is a special year – as it celebrates 25 years of industry leadership and innovation. It all started back in 1985, when Managing Director, Gordon Leicester, opened shop and the company bought its very first cherry picker from the Hong Kong Fire Department. Since then, Facelift’s success has exploded. Sa ... more

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A Merry Christmas to all

16 December 2009 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire wishes all or customers and suppliers a very Merry Christmas and Happiness for the New Year. Click here to play our Christmas Card ... more

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Bronto S34's - three is the magic number

30 November 2009 Email this article

For Kings College London, recent construction works at Waterloo Station and the heavy traffic of central London had taken its toll on their buildings facade. Caked in grime, it was in need of a thorough cleaning up job. Facelift Access was called in for their expertise and the diversity of its fleet. We supplied three 34m Bronto Truck mounted machines for their reach and flexibility and& ... more

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Accessing Britain's Heritage

18 November 2009 Email this article

The North Bridge at Cardiff Castle is an important access route for vehicles, recent concerns regarding the capability of the bridge to carry increased loads required a detailed inspection of the structure. Before work commenced it was necessary for our Bridge inspection team to provide full technical specifications of the under bridge unit to be used, so that calculations regarding point loadi ... more

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