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Powered access and telehandler specialist Summit Platforms has continued its national expansion programme with the opening of its third new depot this year. The new depot in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, is now providing the high-quality of service and equipment that Summit Platforms is known for to a region that includes Leeds, Sheffield, Doncaster, York, and Hull. Since the start of 2021, the company has also opened depots at Haydock, to serve Merseyside and Greater Manchester, as well as......

Summit Platforms expands network with new Yorkshire depot

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An exciting opportunity to join national powered access provider Summit Platforms and begin a rewarding career in engineering. The company is offering six places to candidates on the IPAF Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Technician apprenticeship scheme which provides three years of training leading to candidates becoming qualified service engineers. Summit Platforms is using the programme to develop the engineering talent it needs to maintain high standards of customer service and......

Exciting Opportunities for Apprentices at Summit Platforms

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Summit Platforms is recruiting eight IPAF accredited engineering apprentices – one for each of its depots across England & Scotland – to nurture skills in the business and create a clear pathway for career development. The company is offering places to candidates on the IPAF Level 3 Lift Truck and Powered Access Technician apprenticeship scheme which provides three years of training leading to candidates becoming qualified service engineers. Summit Platforms is using the programme......

Summit Platforms launches IPAF apprenticeships for engineers

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Summit Platforms have been investing in low and zero emission powered access platforms, addressing the challenge of sustainability within the powered access industry. As more and more information about the effect of carbon emissions on the environment becomes available, it’s no longer a subject that can be ignored. Thankfully, as innovations in technology continue, there are more and more options available to customers who are keen to reduce their carbon footprint. Here at Summit......

Summit Platforms invests in low and zero emissions machines

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With such a variety of machines in our fleet, no two days are the same at a Summit Platforms depot. Our engineers work hard to ensure each machine is inspected fully and function tested before delivery so you can hire with confidence.   A Genie ZX135 articulating boom lift being inspected before delivery to the client. Reaching 43.15m, you definitely need a head for heights for this sort of thing! If it’s a heavy-duty scissor lift you’re after, the Dingli JCPT2223 RTB......

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  National powered access and telehandler hire specialist Summit Platforms has opened two new depots, a second for London and a first in the North West, further expanding its operational network.   The new West London depot in Radlett, Hertfordshire, and the Haydock depot, between Manchester and Liverpool, takes the number of depots operated by Summit Platforms to eight. The expansion comes just nine months after the company opened its London East depot in South Ockendon, Essex, in June......

Summit Platforms expands with new depots in London and North West

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Platform and tele-handler hire specialist Summit Platforms has achieved Silver accreditation under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) for its London depots. The success, which saw the company invest in the latest driver aids and technology for all vehicles, builds on the FORS Bronze accreditation achieved for the depot network in September 2020. FORS recognises fleet operators that set high standards for safety, business performance, and environmental protection.   High......

Summit Platforms achieves FORS silver for capital service

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Powered access specialist Summit Platforms has been awarded IPAF Rental+ certification, the third quality standard achieved by the company in less than a year. The company passed a rigorous independent audit that showed it meets recognised high standards in training, equipment inventory, and customer satisfaction. Project Manager Scott Powell said: “Being IPAF Rental+ certified reflects our commitment to our customers and the powered access industry. “We want to provide our customers......

Summit Platforms achieves IPAF Rental Plus certification

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Ferries going to the sunniest place in the UK have to look the part – which is why boom lifts supplied by Summit Platforms are being used to keep them clean and bright. Maintenance contractors working for Wightlink Isle of Wight Ferries are making good use of access platforms hired from the Portsmouth depot of Summit Platforms. They include the JLG 660SJ telescopic boom lift which allows painter Joe O’Kane to reach almost any point on the ferry’s superstructure without boarding......

Summit is the bright choice for the sunshine ferry service

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The Summit Platforms London Depot has achieved the Bronze accreditation for its transport fleet under the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS). The FORS scheme, supports fleet operators that set high standards for public safety, business performance and environmental protection. Independent FORS assessors audited Summit Platforms as part of a rigorous process for achieving the accreditation. Quick accreditation  Company Director James Watson said: “Opening our London depot......

Summit Platforms achieves transport quality standard
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