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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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Rough and Ready

13 October 2006 Email this article

In a further move to strengthen our fleet?s diversity, we have recently taken delivery of ten of Skyjacks largest rough terrain scissor lifts, the huge Skyjack 9250?s. With a working height of 17.1 m, these machines known as ?Big Deck? scissor lifts because of its platforms unique ability to slide out, come with foam filled tyres, 4 x 4 capability, a 900kg cage capacity and built in generators, a ... more

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Facelift visit Tate Modern

12 October 2006 Email this article

This month saw Facelift Access Hire visit the Tate Modern?s Turbine Hall. We provided a Nifty 170 to assist in the assembly of five stainless steel and acrylic glass slides, forming an artistic interactive playground for the general public. The longest slide is 58m high and the installations fill this huge but interesting venue known for its pleasure and entertainment. The idea comes from its crea ... more

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Facelift Hit Front Page in India

4 October 2006 Email this article

Facelift were recently approached by ?Clean India Journal? for permission to use a Nifty lift photograph from its websites photo library. The company, based in Mumbai wanted the picture for the front cover of their magazine that was to be used in collaboration for the launch of one of India?s biggest Cleaning Exhibitions scheduled for January 2007. ... more

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Facelift joins the BLMA

19 September 2006 Email this article

In a further move to become the ?complete working at height? source Facelift has joined the British Ladder Manufacturers Association, and is now offering the BMLA recognised courses to customers from all depot locations around the country. Facelift and the BMLA have both individually worked closely with the HSE in developing the future safety and legislation associated with access equipment, both ... more

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Facelift Launch New Website

31 August 2006 Email this article

In another step forward to provide powered access users with a complete source of information, Facelift has launched its new website. Aside from general improvements such as simpler site negotiation, the true aim of the redevelopment was to provide all access users with a complete reference library or tool for relevant information akin to powered access. There are over 300 documents to view o ... more

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Facelift Helps Graffiti Artists !

3 August 2006 Email this article

This summer saw the start of the ?Celebration of Age Festival? in Brighton, East Sussex. The ?Wall Art? Project was a collaboration between Age Concern and local graffiti artists Paul Barlow and Alex Young. An image chosen by the older generation but created in the style of the younger generation has been spray painted on the side of the Age Concern building in the centre of the city. Not onl ... more

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Facelift wins 1st Prize with new barrelpicker

18 July 2006 Email this article

Facelift staff have recently taken part in the charity event Paddle around the Brighton Pier in aid of The Rocking Horse Appeal, RNLI and Surf Aid. The idea is that each company taking part build a raft which represents their business and paddle it around the West Pier. Facelift was initially approached to donate a cherry picker for the day for aerial photographs.  This started the ball roll ... more

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Facelift Awarded IPAF Rental Plus

31 May 2006 Email this article

Facelift has recently achieved IPAF Rental Plus status that distinguishes reliable suppliers of access equipment from others. The award is an independent quality mark set out as an initiative from IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) that proves access hire companies provide top-flight levels of service. The award is based on independent assessment, and gives rental company members t ... more

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Health & Safety Minister Commends Access Industry

18 May 2006 Email this article

Lord Hunt the UK Minister for Health and Safety praised the access industry for its continued efforts to maintain and improve safety standards related to the working at height topic. The Minister addressed the Access Industry Forum (AIF) at the Safety and Health Expo exhibition in Birmingham. The forum includes industry groups such as IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) BLMA (British L ... more

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