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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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30 More Scissor Lifts

9 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has made its second major investment for 2005 into the scissor lift sector with the purchase of 30 machines from Canadian supplier Skyjack. The order comprised of three models from the SJ111 series of electric scissors, ten of the 3219, with 7.6m working heights, ten 3226 units at 9.7metres and ten of the 4632 types with working heights of up to 11.6 metres. With safety as the main con ... more

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Size Matters

8 September 2005 Email this article

Not content with its current specialist narrow access fleet, Facelift have ordered a further five Denka 22N (narrow) machines from Danish supplier Denka. The machines, which are due for delivery during September, have a working height of 22m, site propulsion systems, rotating and removable cages, hydraulic outriggers and with a minimum width of just 0.89 metres can be moved around congested sites ... more

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Ten More Haulottes

7 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has purchased a further ten self-propelled booms from French supplier Haulotte. The machines, due for delivery in September, are all Haulotte's new HA16SPX range, which include a working height of 16m, 230 kg cage capacity, 180 degree platform rotation and cage load control. The Haulottes rugged construction, four wheel drive facility with diff locks and powerful Deutz engine (allowing ... more

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Facelift Buys British

6 September 2005 Email this article

We have recently ordered a further 10 brand new machines from British Manufacturer Ascendant Access Ltd after initially purchasing one earlier this year. Due for delivery in October, these new machines offer a working height of 22metres, enhanced working loads of 280kgs and a much greater working outreach of 17metres compared with other machines of its type. The variable jacking facility offers a ... more

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£1000 Reward Offered?.

20 July 2004 Email this article

For information leading to the safe return of our stolen Nifty 170 HDET trailer mounted access platform, serial number 17-10007. This was last seen in the Liverpool area. If you have any information which could help trace the whereabouts of our machine, please do not hesitate to contact Jane Lawrence on 01444 881122 or email jlawrence@facelift.co.uk Please note that all calls will be dealt with ... more

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100 Foot Spiders spotted in Poole Harbour

14 July 2004 Email this article

On Friday 9th July 2004, our Capital Sales Manager, Neil Wilkinson (pictured right), officially handed over to Dolphin Quays in Poole, Dorset, two, new 29 metre spider type access platforms. Consisting of over 110 apartments and many ground level boutiques, facelift worked closely alongside the architects and property developers to ensure a near perfect harmony between machine and structure was a ... more

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IPAF Managing Director Designate attends IPAF Training Course at Facelift, Hickstead

15 December 2003 Email this article

On Friday 21st November 2003, Mr Tim Whiteman (pictured right), Managing Director Designate of IPAF attended one of our IPAF training courses at our Hickstead Depot, West Sussex. Our IPAF training instructors, John Howard and Darren Verschuren both assisted Mr Whiteman during his visit. We would like to thank Tim for choosing Facelift and congratulate him on successfully passing the VMP26 catego ... more

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Prickly problem solved

10 December 2003 Email this article

Brambles are every tree surgeon?s nightmare especially when they are over three feet high, or that was until facelift launched its new 17m X-Trax 170 crawler-mounted platforms. Easily pushing its way through the thickest of undergrowth and capable of climbing a gradient of up to 20° the X-Trax 170 makes easy work of reaching even the most inaccessible of trees. When in position, high ground penet ... more

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Inspecting St George

5 December 2003 Email this article

Facelift access hire, the UK?s largest supplier of specialist bridge inspection equipment, recently supplied Doncaster Metropolitan Borough council with their Moog MBI 230 Bridge inspection Platform to survey the St Georges Bridge in Doncaster. 675 meters in length, crossing the South Yorkshire Navigation canal, River Don and east coast main line the St Georges bridge is the last link in the new ... more

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