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Facelift get a lift from Mitsubishi

8 February 2006 Email this article

Facelift, one of the UK?s largest independent access hire companies has taken delivery of 9 new Trojan L200 trucks from car giant Mitsubishi. The vehicles were recently delivered to the company's Head office, and were chosen because of the excellent synergy, which existed between the vehicle and the industry sector that Facelift command. The fleet of Trojans were primarily purchased for their tow ... more

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Facelift Increases Transport Fleet

30 January 2006 Email this article

Facelift has recently expanded its delivery capacity by acquiring a new high specification beaver tail from Colliers Truck Builders in Essex. The new beaver tail is the second for facelift who wanted to invest further capital into improved delivery and service, so keeping in line with its continued plan for expansion in 2006. Primarily, the vehicle will be used for transport movement out of the ... more

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If you can?t beat them sell them!

11 January 2006 Email this article

Facelift Access Hire is starting 2006 with plans to open up a series of ?Safety Shops? in each of its depots, kicking off with Hickstead and Southampton. The company plans to scrap the old ideals of just concentrating on access hire, sales and training etc, and provide a total service whereby customers only have basically ?the one stop shop? ideology or the ?complete working at height company? T ... more

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England 1 - France 30

22 December 2005 Email this article

It is not every day that France beat England but the 15th of December 2005 was a symbolic day when Facelift Access Hire not only took delivery of 30 new Haulotte scissor lifts, but also trained Mr. Pierre Saubot, chairman of the Haulotte Group, on a facelift, IPAF training course. Needless to say Mr. Saubot sailed through the training and is now the proud holder of a PAL Card showing that he is c ... more

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Facelift pulls the 'udder' one

6 December 2005 Email this article

Facelift has been awarded our most unusual contract to date. Working in conjunction with the south east based ?Cow Parade? company, they will be assisting to move custom made cows into unusual places in aid of showcasing local art and helping to attract local tourism. They will, of course, be using different types of ?cowlifts? from its fleet, The cows, which weigh in at 70-80kg, designed by l ... more

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Facelift donates Christmas card money to the NSPCC

23 November 2005 Email this article

On the 15th November, Mr Gordon Leicester presented corporate appeals manager for the NSPCC South East, Tracey Harris with a cheque for a total of £600.00 at the company?s Hickstead Head Office. The donation was made in place of the company producing a Christmas card this year. ?The decision was made after suggestions by staff throughout the company and all of us felt that it was a great idea?, s ... more

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Facelift Welcomes New Addition to the Sales Team

11 November 2005 Email this article

The Directors, on behalf of all at Facelift GB Ltd, would like to welcome Jim O?Grady to his new position as Salesman with responsibility for underbridge units and large operated trucks. Jim joins us following a long career in the access industry and we are confident that he will enjoy the challenges ahead of him. ... more

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Facelift Adds Trackers

20 September 2005 Email this article

Facelift has singled out Siemens VDO Trading to assist them in locating and improving the operation of their fleet of 350 machines. The system uses satellites to track the machine?s whereabouts all over the UK, and can zoom right down to street level if required. The tracking system is so far fitted to around eighty of the Company?s platforms, and has proved invaluable in terms of operations, sh ... more

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On the Buses

19 September 2005 Email this article

Everywhere you go these days the buzzword is ?marketing? how important it is and indeed how difficult it is on occasion to remain individual and original. With the recent unveiling of the new mobile hospilatily unit we hope to have achieved this. Travelling at forty miles per hour its not the fastest thing on wheels, but as an advertising and dare we say it ?marketing exercise? its not half b ... more

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Blackfriars Bridge gets a facelift

16 September 2005 Email this article

The UK?s largest underbridge access platform has been hired for a maintenance project on London?s Blackfriars Bridge Painting contractor CLC working on behalf of the City of London Authority, have hired the Moog 230x from access hire specialists facelift on a three-month contract. The Moog is a self-propelled trailer-mounted machine with a 1,000 kg payload capacity and an underbridge reach of 23 ... more

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