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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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The National Museum of the Royal Navy has commissioned Summit Platforms to supply boom lifts for vital preservation work on two of its most precious historic ships. The museum’s conservation team is using the access platforms to carry out painting and other maintenance tasks on HMS Victory and HMS Warrior in the Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. Pete Drew, Branch Manager of the Summit Platforms Portsmouth depot is particularly proud to support the work because his father trained and worked as......

Summit Platforms called in to help keep HMS Victory shipshape

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Powered access and telehandler hire specialist Summit Platforms has achieved the international ISO 9001 quality standard. The company achieved the standard following a rigorous independent audit of its business policies, processes and procedures. ISO 9001 defines good and effective quality standards across a range of parameters, including customer focus, risk management, and leadership.It is used by organisations, along with other ISO standards, to measure themselves against......

Summit Platforms achieves ISO 9001 quality certification

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National access and telehandler hire specialist Summit Platforms has opened a new depot in the nation’s capital to fill a key gap in its operational network. The company met the COVID-19 challenge head on by opening its East London depot in the middle of the pandemic and has since enjoyed strong sales growth. Summit Platform Director James Watson said: “Opening a depot in London has been a strategic priority for us. It fills a big gap in our depot network and allows us to optimise our......

Summit Platforms plugs strategic gap with new London depot
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