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Windmill gets new sails

8 October 2007 Email this article

Facelift recently joined forces with Arden Construction and gave Chesterton windmill new sails. The Warwickshire windmill is a famous national landmark some 370 years old and believed to be one of only two in existence in the world. The sails, which weighed in at over a tonne each were intially hoisted into place using a crane. They were then positioned by millwright Neil Medcalf, using facelifts ... more

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Facelift helps witches perform stunt flight

10 July 2007 Email this article

Facelift recently worked with The Brighton Theatre Group by providing a platform to help their three main principles perform a stunt flight for ?The Witches of Eastwick?. The company were looking for a machine which would allow them to ?fly? the actors up to a height of 11m and stand side by side comfortably. The 12m Aichi was hired because it features a 6.2m square rotating cage and can lift p ... more

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Rainham?s Race for Life ? Update

12 June 2007 Email this article

Last Sunday the girls from our Rainham depot took part in the ?Race for Life'. Tracey, Jo, Tina & Lisa would like to thank everyone for all the support and donations they have received. In total the team raised £1263.00 for Cancer Research UK, thanks to your support and their efforts. If you still wish to make a donation, simply visit <a href="http://www.raceforlifesponsorme.org/ ... more

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Facelift take delivery of 52m Bronto with unique lifting ability

30 May 2007 Email this article

In conjunction with Finnish based supplier Bronto Skylift, Facelift Access Hire have developed a unique boom attachment for their 52m cherrypicker. This allows the machine to lift a load of up to 1,300kg with the cage, providing the ability to install glazing and cladding panels, mobile phone masts, small wind turbines and lamp columns etc. The combined unit has a maximum working height of 27m w ... more

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Facelift launch new Spring 2007 Access Guide

16 May 2007 Email this article

Facelift have launched their new Spring 2007 Access Guide which is now a complete directory for those working at height. This year there are 9 key additions:- &#61607; Presented in A5 pocket size &#61607; Machinery from 2 ? 62m &#61607; Easy to negotiate layout ? no distractions just fact &#61607; 20 new types of machines &#61607; Large section on scissors and booms &#6 ... more

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Facelift girls enter race for life

27 April 2007 Email this article

The girls from our East London depot are taking part in this years 'Race For Life' run by Cancer Research UK. The charity supports research into all aspects of cancer with countless lives being saved through earlier detection and improved treatments. The Team ask that you dig deep and support this very special cause because every single donation counts. The link below takes you to their very own o ... more

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Facelift offers mewps for managers course

2 April 2007 Email this article

Facelift now offers the new IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) MEWPS for Managers course. This is a one day professional training course which gives managers the knowledge they need to deal with the constantly changing demands related to working at height on site and the use of MEWPs. Managers can be confident that they are making a positive impact on the many responsibilities they car ... more

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Facelift rev up for Red Nose Day

7 March 2007 Email this article

In celebration of Red Nose Day, Facelift have recently supplied a 46m Bronto to help paint the centre of a 32m wind turbine red. Owned by Renewable Energy Systems, the turbine, a well recognised landmark standing next to the M25 will possibly be the highest red nose job around. ... more

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Facelift make it 500

6 March 2007 Email this article

Facelift has celebrated delivery of its 500th machine the new Ascendant 17m which was received from Andy Northwood Managing Director of British based supplier Blue Line Access. Facelift started 22 years ago when MD Gordon Leicester chanced to see a local advert with an ex Hong Kong Fire Brigade platform for sale which he then bought. The company has now grown, has a 13 million pound turnover, empl ... more

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Nifty Lift receive £1 million pound order from Facelift

6 February 2007 Email this article

Facelift has placed a £1 million pound order for a mixture of Nifty Height Rider 15, 17 and 21metre machines from Milton Keynes based supplier Nifty Lift. The order, which was placed in January, meets the demands set by the company's existing depots as well as increased customer requests for these versatile machines which are designed to give maximum outreach from the lightest and most compa ... more

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