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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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26 January 2007 Email this article

SED fast approaches and Facelift are promising to exhibit something completely different. The brand new 52m Bronto will be on exhibition. This machine is a completely new idea - a design which in previous years has only been discussed amongst machine manufacturers. It?s now arrived and nothing like this has been seen before in access hire. For the moment the only information available is the addit ... more

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Clunk Click campaign

9 January 2007 Email this article

At Facelift, safety has always been our number one priority and we?re constantly working with IPAF, (The International Powered Access Federation) to continually increase safety within the powered access industry. There have been a series of recent accidents where machines have been struck by passing vehicles, causing the occupants to be thrown out of the cage. In almost all incidents, the occupant ... more

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Whoopsadaisy receive early Christmas gift from Facelift

19 December 2006 Email this article

Whoopsadaisy, one of the South?s leading charities which cares for children suffering from cerebral palsy has received an early Christmas gift from Facelift. The company decided that rather than sending out its usual Christmas cards, it would once again like to donate the money to a charity of the staffs? choice. ... more

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Facelift open new Birmingham depot

5 December 2006 Email this article

We would like to announce the opening of our new Birmingham depot. The acre site, which became fully operational this week, completes the company?s? ability to supply access and safety equipment, alongside its extensive training facility on a national basis. Gordon Leicester Facelifts Managing Director said ?We?ve been looking for a base within the Midlands for some time. This site has provided ... more

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Lights, Camera, Action!

4 December 2006 Email this article

We have continued making further developments to our website which now includes a brand new video library. The purpose of this new multimedia library is to help the inexperienced understand the benefits of powered access and demonstrate what different types of machines can do for the educated and uneducated user. It?s so much easier to see machines in action and appreciate what they can achieve. ... more

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Facelift give Haulotte second million pound order

28 November 2006 Email this article

Facelift, has placed its second £1 million pound order for 46 new machines from French supplier Haulotte. The order, which was placed in November comprises of various 8 ? 25m scissors and self propelled booms, including rough terrain machines, is now being delivered into the companies various UK depot locations. Gordon Leicester, Facelifts Managing Director said. The order was placed to keep in l ... more

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Cherry Picker becomes a Masterpiece

20 November 2006 Email this article

Following the recent success of the hugely popular slide exhibition by German artist Carsten Holler exhibited at Tate Modern, archives show that this isn?t Facelifts first visit to assist within this interesting venue. In the millennium year 2000 the company provided a 35 and 44m metre Bronto alongside a wide range of their smaller equipment, with the larger machines actually having to be craned ... more

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