Seven new Alliance members

The Access Alliance the UK association of independent rental companies has confirmed the appointment of one new full member and six new associate members.

Hire Access Platforms of Wareham in Dorset has joined as a full member of the association, while Alide Hire in Bath, Braddan Plant Hire in County Durham, Energy Generator Hire in Buckinghamshire, One Stop Hire in Lancashire, Story Contracting in Carlisle and YHC Powered Access in Somerset all join as associate members.

The additions take the number of Access Alliance members to 26 across the UK from 75 locations, with a combined fleet of over 11,500 aerial work platforms.

Alliance chairman Steve Simmons of Star Platforms said: “It is great to have these seven quality businesses as members of the Alliance, and I would like to offer them a warm welcome on behalf of the whole membership. With these new members on board, it further helps us as a group to offer a true national coverage for our customers through a trusted network of partners. They also provide new machine choices for Access Alliance customers, such as the 15 metre road and rail units from Story Contracting and the Niftylift DR15’s from Braddan Plant Hire”.

The next full meeting of the Access Alliance will be hosted by Skyjack at the end of January, in Oswestry, Shropshire.