News and Press Releases

  • 2
    June 2021

    AFI 48-hour commitment - Service Level Pledge

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    AFI 48-hour commitment - Service Level Pledge
  • 13
    May 2021

    New Training Location

    We are continuing to provide excellent training quality by expanding to more areas of the UK...
    New Training Location
  • 19
    April 2021

    AFI invests to double delivery capacity for Super-Set range of large MEWPs

    The AFI group of companies has invested in STGO CAT 2 compliant Tractor Units and trailers to double the capacity of their dedicated delivery fleet for their Super-Set range of large machines....
    AFI invests to double delivery capacity for Super-Set range of large MEWPs
  • 19
    March 2021

    Congratulations to Andrew Williams – IAPA IPAF Instructor of the Year!

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     Congratulations to Andrew Williams – IAPA IPAF Instructor of the Year!
  • 17
    February 2021

    UTN Training offer range of CITB online courses taught virtually

    We are pleased to announce that we now have the capacity to teach a wide range of CITB courses online....
    UTN Training offer range of CITB online courses taught virtually
  • 27
    January 2021

    Wilson Access invests in 75m truck mounted platform from Palfinger

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    Wilson Access invests in 75m truck mounted platform from Palfinger
  • 8
    January 2021

    CITB Site Safety Plus certificate expiry - grace period update

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    CITB Site Safety Plus certificate expiry - grace period update
  • 5
    January 2021

    UPDATE - PRIME MINISTERS ANNOUNCEMENT ON 4TH JANUARY 2021

    UTN Training will continue to run COVID secure training courses throughout the UK....
    UPDATE - PRIME MINISTERS ANNOUNCEMENT ON 4TH JANUARY 2021
  • 16
    October 2020

    Facelift invests in 32 Versalift Ford Transit Van Mounted Platforms

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    Facelift invests in 32 Versalift Ford Transit Van Mounted Platforms
  • 14
    October 2020

    UPDATE - Prime Ministers announcement on 12th October 2020

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    UPDATE - Prime Ministers announcement on 12th October 2020
  • 26
    August 2020

    AFI launches first fully integrated MEWP hire App

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    AFI launches first fully integrated MEWP hire App
  • 24
    July 2020

    Introducing the Falcon Spider Atrium Crawler Lift FS330Z

    The new articulated Falcon Spider Atrium Crawler Lift FS330Z is one of the highest articulated Z-boom on the market. This ultimate crawler platform is now part of the Wilson Access Fleet....
    Introducing the Falcon Spider Atrium Crawler Lift FS330Z
  • 9
    March 2020

    AFI achieves IPAF Rental + Gold status

    The AFI group of companies has achieved IPAF Rental+ Gold Status for their MEWP hire and rental operations. The highest standard in powered access equipment hire....
    AFI achieves IPAF Rental + Gold status
  • 6
    December 2019

    Graham Hawkins named as MD of Hampshire Plant & Access

    The AFI group of companies has announced the promotion of Graham Hawkins to Managing Director of Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA)....
    Graham Hawkins named as MD of Hampshire Plant & Access
  • 29
    November 2019

    AFI is shortlisted for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020

    AFI has been selected as a finalist in the Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year category of the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards....
    AFI is shortlisted for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020
  • 20
    November 2019

    Sustainability Update: 64 of AFIs MEWP fleet is now Electric or Hybrid

    AFI group of companies, one of the UK's leading powered access specialists, has invested significantly to replace their powered access fleet towards more specialist hybrid or electric equipment to keep up with market demand and comply with increasingly strict emissions regulations. ...
    Sustainability Update: 64 of AFIs MEWP fleet is now Electric or Hybrid
  • 30
    October 2019

    AFI becomes Film & TV’s 'Albert Sustainable Production' recommended Supplier

    The AFI group of companies has become a recommended supplier to the UK Production & Broadcasting Industry by the prestigious BAFTA Albert Consortium. ...
    AFI becomes Film & TV’s 'Albert Sustainable Production' recommended Supplier
  • 12
    September 2019

    Access Rental Gulf in $5m USD Skyjack middle east fleet investment

    Access Rental Gulf (ARG) part of the AFI group of companies, has placed a $5m USD new equipment order with leading manufacturer Skyjack....
    Access Rental Gulf in $5m USD Skyjack middle east fleet investment
  • 20
    August 2019

    AFI’s Nick Higgins steps up to group COO role

    The AFI group of companies has announced the promotion of Nick Higgins to Group Chief Operating Officer...
    AFI’s Nick Higgins steps up to group COO role
  • 14
    August 2019

    Acquisition of Facelift and new £60m financing from Pricoa Private Capital

    AFI-Uplift Limited (‘AFI’ or ‘The Group’), one of the UK and Middle East’s leading powered access specialists offering machine rental and sales as well as industry-accredited training and health & safety courses, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Facelift (GB) Limited (‘Facelift’). The Group has also secured new long-term financing from Pricoa Private Capital (‘Pricoa’). ...
    Acquisition of Facelift and new £60m financing from Pricoa Private Capital