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That was a tight squeeze

11 October 2016 Email this article

On a customer’s large estate they were looking for ways to do some maintenance work. Powered access seemed like a good choice, however the property was not designed to allow large machines around the property with tight areas like gate ways. Sent to the scene was our site surveyor Russell, who recommended the Nifty TD 120T track driven, rough terrain MEWP, with a stowed width of 1.1m ... more

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What bright spark thought of that?

20 August 2013 Email this article

We did..........! Sometimes we have to find access solutions not just here in the UK but for overseas customers as well. One of our existing customers needed a non powered platform to work on a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit. This is a floating vessel used by the offshore oil and gas industry for the processing of hydrocarbons and for storage of oil. For obvious r ... more

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Wedding venue celebrates.

16 August 2013 Email this article

Staff at a local wedding venue hired a scissor lift to help decorate their converted barns after their staff were finding it was too tricky and time consuming to use ladders. They found it sped up the process as well as making it easier and safer. In fact it was so good they decided to buy one. Dave, the show ground manager, asked if I had ever tried to install a chandelier using a ladder. ... more

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Finally......We have used Ascendant A17-12's available

23 July 2013 Email this article

We have been inundated with calls requesting prices on used Ascendant 17 3.5t truck mounted lifts over the last few years and finally they are available. Why? I hear you ask! The simple answer is that we are taking delivery of new ones. This little truck mounted lift has a GVW of below 3.5t and gives a working height of 17m. More importantly is the outreach......12m with full cage capacit ... more

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Match made in heaven.

23 July 2013 Email this article

Gatwick airport approached us with the problem of transporting a scissor lift around the site. The answer........A trailer bespoke built just for the job. These trailers fit the need perfectly and will cater for most low clearance and tracked machines. Problem solved!!! Call for further info. ... more

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Online ‘Auction’ this week - Viewing days 26th 27th June

24 June 2013 Email this article

Facelift are to hold an online auction closing this Friday 28th June at 12.00 noon. The company is working with Sweeney Kincaid Industrial Auctioneering to sell a range of good quality and well-maintained surplus access equipment. The machines for sale are held at the William Bros Industrial Park in Kirkby, Liverpool, - a short drive from the Vertikal Days show at Haydock Park. Interested p ... more

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Ex demonstration van mounts for sale

6 November 2012 Email this article

We currently have a limited number of 2012 plated Ascendant 12.5m platforms mounted on 3.5T GVW Ford Transit vans available for immediately delivery. ... more

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Your access equipment must have a valid LOLER

25 August 2012 Email this article

LOLER is a mandatory 6 monthly thorough examination of your work platform that should be carried out by a competent engineer.   Facelift have a team of experienced and qualified engineers available to perform this task, on your behalf, for your peace of mind.   LOLER examinations are available from as little as £117 excluding VAT*  exact price subject to type of platform and ... more

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£5,000 trade in scheme for van mounts - Guaranteed

26 June 2012 Email this article

We're offering a guaranteed £5,000 trade in fee for all van mounted platforms when you purchase a brand new Ascendant 12.5m Van mount. We've worked out this exclusive deal with Newcastle based manufacturer Ascendant Access. We're also offering flexible finance options to purchase vehicles including a 3 to 5 year Contract Hire with the option to purchase the vehicle at the end of the c ... more

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Sales - Free site surveys in June

1 June 2012 Email this article

Thinking of buying an access platform but are unsure of your requirements?   There are hundreds of choices of platforms to purchase, making sure  you select the most appropriate powered access equipment for your work at height needs and budget can be an onerous task.   Let our trained, experienced staff visit you and make an independent assessment of your needs.   We can hel ... more

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