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Hire a Hybrid Boom Lift Today from APL

What are Hybrid Boom Lifts Hybrid Boom Lifts are machines that allow the electric motor to automatically assist the engine when more power is required (e.g. climbing up a steep gradient). When it is not doing this, the electric motor channels the excess power from the engine back into the batteries, keeping it until it […]

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Hire a Telescopic Diesel Boom Lift Today From APL

What are Telescopic Boom Lifts A Telescopic Boom Lift is an Aerial Work Platform that extends out and up as opposed to up and over like an articulating Boom would. As the machine is run on diesel, it is able to run for a longer period of time and offers reduced down time due to […]

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APL: Proud Sponsors Of The Contender VIP Boxing Event

Back in December, we had the pleasure of once again, sponsoring the final of the Contender VIP Boxing Event at the Hilton Hotel. Now, after much anticipation over the Christmas break, we’re pleased to be able to share the official video taken on the night. The event was a huge success and we can’t wait […]

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Hire a Diesel Boom Lift Today From APL

What are Articulating Diesel Boom Lifts An articulating boom lifts are MEWPs that have hydraulic arm sections that pivot on one another allowing the machine to get up and around obstacles. Each boom section of the lift is able to be moved independently, offering greater manoeuvrability in tight spaces. As the machine is run on […]

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Hire an Electric Boom Lift Today From APL

What are Electric Boom Lifts An electric boom lift is a variation of aerial lift that provides much greater flexibility than a scissor lift thanks to the hydraulic arm that allows the machine to manoeuvre around obstacles. Nowadays, more people are demanding environmentally-friendly equipment and more sites are requiring “green” building for new construction and […]

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Hire an Electric Mast Boom Lift Today From APL

What are Electric Mast Boom Lifts? As the name suggests, an Electric Mast Boom Lift is any MEWP that uses a mast to lift the platform. Mast Boom Lifts are a lot more compact than standard boom lifts meaning they are able to operate in narrow aisles and manoeuvre in congested areas making them an […]

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Hire an Electric Scissor Lift Today from APL

Scissor Lifts are aerial work platforms that feature criss-crossing braces that extend upward. Scissor lifts predominately only move up and down however most now feature an extending deck to allow for a bit of increased movement when elevated. Scissor Lift Pros Larger platform size – Scissor lifts are ideal for jobs when multiple men need […]

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Hire a 22m Dingli 2223RTA Super Scissor Today From APL

When working in the Construction industry along with other sectors, having a rough-terrain machine that you can rely upon is vital. Large construction sites will almost always have challenging terrain that requires a rugged machine to navigate that is able to withstand the most challenging of scenarios and the Dingli 2223RTA certainly fits that criteria. […]

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APL’s 2019 Year In Review

2019 as a whole was a massive milestone for us here at APL, with the move into our brand new HQ really setting the wheels into motion for a fantastic year. So much has happened this year, so we’ve taken the time to compile our most memorable moments of 2019 into this short video… ENJOY!🎬🍿

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APL Sponsor Contender VIP Boxing Event

APL are proud sponsors of the Contender VIP Boxing Event taking place at the Hilton Hotel. Guest, Anthony Crolla with one of his fighters and champs camp Phil Martin Centre, Moss Side hosting a range of fighters on the night. The night once again took place at the Hilton Hotel, Deansgate where a spectacular 3-course […]

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APL lend a hand to Manchester and Cheshire Dogs’ Home this Christmas

Christmas is right around the corner and as you all know, it is the time of giving.. This year APL have swapped out the ‘Secret Santa’ for something a little more lasting and meaningful, all in aid of our favourite four-legged friends! Breaking from tradition, we thought that instead of giving each other little gifts […]

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APL helps revamp Trafford Centre’s Barton Square

UK Powered Access Company, Aerial Platforms Ltd recently provided multiple Super Booms to help complete the revamp of Trafford Centre’s Barton Square. As part of the £75m renovations, a brand new glass-domed roof was installed on the building constructed from over 1,800 pieces of glass and weighs over 250 tonnes. The interior of the shopping […]

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APLs Product Exhibition Day Proves Massive Success

Fantastic turnout at our latest Product Exhibition day, here at APLHQ – thanks to all who attended! It was great to be able to showcase the manufacturers’ most recent machines, added accessories and latest safety features.

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More Machines Delivered To APL HQ

As part of our ongoing investment into our SUPER FLEET and to ensure we can keep up with the demand set by our amazing customers, we have recently increased our fleet of Super Booms by investing in another Genie ZX-135/70.   In addition to this, we have also heavily invested into our fleet of scissor […]

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APL Invest In Snorkel

Following a recent trial of the push-around machines and after proving to be another reliable machine for our customers, we have recently invested in a number of Snorkel S3010P units sporting a working height of 5M and a lift capacity of 240KG! The multi-unit order of the Snorkel Push-Arounds comes as a result of our […]

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APL Supplies JLG 1250AJP to Preston North End FC

We always love hearing about how our machines have helped improve our customer’s productivity and achieve their projects on time and so when one of our JLG 1250AJP Super Booms was required for the renovation of this local football ground, we couldn’t wait to get down there to get some shots! Having over 40m of […]

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Dingli Provide Familiarisation On Electric Scissors

Thanks to Dingli for coming down to APLHQ today and delivering some tailored training and familiarisation on their line of electric machines for our lads in the workshop. Very productive day and great response from all of our staff!

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APL Signs For Nifty’s New HR12 Lite

Successful time at Vertikal Days this week as APL’s Commercial Finance Director, David Rimmer signs for Nifty’s new HR12 Lite. Same great features as before but now nearly 900kg lighter! (the machine that is😉🤣)

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APLHQ Open Day Proves To Be Massive Success!

  OPEN DAY DONE ✅ Special thanks to all of our customers who attended on the day and thanks to JLG and all of the other manufacturers who provided their latest models showcasing their new safety features and benefits, Great day as we were also joined by our long-term chosen charity: Manchester and Cheshire Dogs’ Home!🐕   […]

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More Investments For APL

Due to continued investments into our Super fleet, we have recently purchased a new Genie ZX-135/70 Superboom that is now available to hire nationally!🇬🇧 This machine provides the operator with a working height of over 43m, an outreach of over 21m and features Genie’s Mini X-Chassis™ which extends and retracts to provide both stability on […]

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APL Invest In New Scania and Beavertail

  Following further investment into our fleet of transport vehicles, we have recently taken delivery of a brand new truck.. but what could it possibly be? Watch our short teaser video above to find out!🎬 As is typically the case in this fast-paced industry, our brand new unit hasn’t even had a chance to be […]

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APL Sponsor Staff in Greater Manchester Marathon

On the 7th April 2019, one of our Senior Engineers, Marcus Landrum took part in the Greater Manchester Marathon in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and thanks to the support of friends, family and APL colleagues, managed to raise over £1000 for this fantastic cause. Marcus not only completed the 40km marathon but also completed […]

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APL Invest In Further JLG And Skyjack Booms

You asked and we delivered! Check out our brand new SJ85AJ articulated boom safely loaded and on its way to the first of many hires! With a working height of just under 28m and an outreach of over 17m, the SJ85AJ promises to be a very versatile machine for a number of different applications! To […]

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Good Things Come In Threes

Due to our continued growth this year, we have recently increased our fleet of delivery vehicles by investing in further Volvo 540’s and Montracon trailers! All equipped with the latest safety features and telematics software making them an all-round winner. Check out one of our brand new units heading out of APL HQ, packed with […]

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Director, Dave Rimmer takes the keys to his new Discovery Commercial

  This weekend, MD, Jason Seddon and Commercial Finance Director, Dave Rimmer had the pleasure of heading down to the guys over at Urban Automotive to pickup a brand new Land Rover Discovery Commercial. Check out this short video we made of Dave unveiling his brand new Discovery Commercial capturing the smile on his face […]

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APL Take Delivery Of The First And Only JLG H800AJ In The Country To Date

The new machines keep on coming here at APL as we have just investment in a brand new JLG H800AJ Hybrid Boom Lift. Not only are we the very first access company in the UK to run this tier 4, eco-friendly machine but this is also the ONLY one of its kind in the country […]

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APL Place Million Pound Order With Holland Lift

  February has seen APL take delivery of the first of many Holland Lifts for 2019, all part of a million pound investment just on Holland Lift! The first to arrive is the HL-275 D27 with the second due to be delivered in June. The million pound investment has also seen APL purchase 2x HL-340 […]

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On The Road And Rolling From 4am!

January has been a very busy month for us here at APL, especially with the move over to our brand new 15,000sq ft premises, but our operations have carried on as usual and have seen our HGV drivers travelling far and wide across the country delivering all types of machines to our valued customers! It […]

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APL’s 15,000Sq ft Depot Nears Completion

Aerial Platforms prepares to take the keys to their bespoke new HQ in the midst of their most successful year to date. Due to the rapid growth of the SME over the last 10 years, Aerial Platforms Ltd have recently signed for the creation of a brand new bespoke 15,000Sq ft depot located just off […]

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MacMillan Coffee Morning is a great success!

Our APL MacMillan Coffee Morning has got off to a great start this morning and the whole office are enjoying the cakes. Thanks to everyone who has been baking away and donating this morning as it is all for a great cause!

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