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  • 12
    November 2020

    Preventing Hypothermia while Working at Height

  • 3
    November 2020

    Making you and your MEWPs ready for the cold

  • 2
    November 2020

    Law change to ban any use of hand-held mobile phones whilst driving

  • 27
    October 2020

    3 simple AFI digital solutions that make your job easier

  • 16
    October 2020

    Facelift invests in 32 Versalift Ford Transit Van Mounted Platforms

  • 26
    August 2020

    AFI launches first fully integrated MEWP hire App

  • 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.
  • 16
    December 2019

    Rapid Platforms now offer a wider range of Goods and Passengers Construction Hoists

    Rapid Platforms have over 35 years’ experience in supplying solutions for the vertical transportation of persons and materials with their Construction Hoists.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 4
    October 2019

    Brexit-Proof 7 Tips to Help Your Construction Company

    Brexit is a hot topic at the moment and construction companies across the UK are feeling the effect of the uncertainty. We are taking a look at the ways in which you can help your company during these times. Read on to find out more.
  • 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
  • 30
    July 2019

    AFIs delivery fleet is Ultra Low Emission Zone Ready

    The AFI group of companies has announced its inhouse delivery fleet is Ultra Low Emission ready across the UK.
  • 23
    July 2019

    AFI Webinar: 5 Tips to Reduce MEWP downtime from electrical breakdowns

    The AFI group of companies has announced its latest webinar will be on Tuesday 30th July at 10AM BST.
  • 18
    July 2019

    Wilson Access increase Midlands coverage from purpose-built depot in Birmingham

    Powered access specialist Wilson Access increases Midlands coverage for their specialist truck and track mounted platforms from a purpose-built depot in Birmingham.
  • 3
    July 2019

    AFI’s Brian Parker takes on 3rd ZIGGURAT bike ride for the construction and built environment sector

    AFI’s Business Development Manager (Technical Support) Brian Parker is taking up a 326-mile, 4-day cycling journey from London to Compiegne in the 3rd annual ZIGGURAT challenge.
  • 2
    July 2019

    Amazing 2-day dinosaur installation at Heathrow Terminal 5

    AFI’s major project team has been busy this spring with the successful installation of a 13 metre 155 million-year-old dinosaur skeleton, which towered over the check-in at Heathrow Terminal 5.
  • 14
    June 2019

    AFI retains ICS ServiceMark Accreditation

    AFI has retained its Institute of Customer Service (ICS) ServiceMark accreditation for a further three years, following customer satisfaction feedback, a rigorous audit and an assessment of employee engagement against their Customer Service Strategy.
  • 23
    May 2019

    AFI win landmark RoSPA Gold Medal for health and safety practices

    AFI has achieved their fifth consecutive Gold Award at the internationally-renowned RoSPA Health and Safety Awards, the longest-running industry awards scheme in the UK.
  • 20
    May 2019

    Hampshire Plant & Access expands South West coverage

    Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) part of the AFI group of companies has announced a new Exeter depot as they expand coverage for their specialist powered access and plant-hire fleet in the South West region.
  • 26
    March 2019

    Hampshire Plant & Access makes further fleet investment in JCB

    Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) part of the AFI group of companies has purchased a number of 9 ton Cab Dumpers from JCB in the latest investment to boost to their expanding fleet.
  • 25
    March 2019

    AFI’s Super-Set booms reach new heights in Bishop Auckland

    Contractors hired a boom from AFI's Super-Set large machine hire fleet to install previously fabricated decorative louvre panels at the top of the new Bishop Auckland viewing platform.
  • 18
    March 2019

    AFI shortlisted for the overall winner of the Construction and Property Sector in 2019 International Safety Awards

    AFI has been shortlisted for the overall winner of the Construction and Property Sector in the 2019 International Safety Awards by the British Safety Council.
  • 7
    March 2019

    AFI Shortlisted for the Hire Awards of Excellence Awards

    We have been shortlisted for five categories in the 2019 Hire Awards of Excellence (HAE) 2019 awards.
  • 4
    March 2019

    AFI welcomes Landmark Parliamentary Report to improve UK’s work at height culture

    The AFI group of companies has welcomed a new parliamentary report on improving working at height culture in the UK.
  • 19
    February 2019

    AFI Aerial View January 2019

    AFI Aerial View January 2019
  • 19
    February 2019

    AFI achieves British Safety Council Distinction Award

    The AFI group of companies has been presented with an International Safety Award for protecting its employees from the risk of injury and ill health at work.
  • 12
    February 2019

    AFI shortlisted for 4 awards at the International Awards for Powered Access IAPAs 2019

    The AFI group of companies has been shortlisted for four awards at the International Awards for Powered Access Awards 2019.
  • 31
    January 2019

    AFI makes substantial delivery fleet investment with Scania

    The AFI group of companies have further expanded their delivery transport fleet by investing £1m in premium brand Scania to meet increased customer demand.
  • 12
    December 2018

    New dynamic website for AFI Resale

    Leading specialists in the sale of new and used access platforms, AFI Resale, part of the AFI group of companies, has launched a new website to make finding the right access platforms for their customers even more efficient.
  • 23
    November 2018

    Wilson Access supports British Sign Awards

    Leading specialist powered access supplier Wilson Access, part of the AFI group of companies, sponsored the ‘Roll out programme of the year’ category at the 2018 British Sign Awards.
  • 6
    November 2018

    AFI Webinar: PASMA Tower Safety Week - The safe use of mobile access towers and low-level podiums

    The AFI group of companies has announced its latest webinar will be on Tuesday 13th November at 10.30 am during PASMA Tower Safety Week.
  • 15
    October 2018

    AFI Conference 2018 - A Platform For The Future

    Attitude, Focus, Innovation, that was the themes for our second AFI annual conference held at the Belfry Hotel & Golf Resort in early September. The two-day event lived up to its promises to be another thought-provoking, informative and enjoyable event.
  • 12
    October 2018

    AFI opens flagship depot in Birmingham

    The AFI group of companies has further strengthened its UK coverage by opening a flagship depot on a 2.2 acre site in Birmingham.
  • 5
    October 2018

    AFI gains ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certification

    The AFI group of companies has achieved ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certification.
  • 28
    September 2018

    AFI Resale appoints UK Retail Sales Manager

    AFI Resale have appointed a retail sales manager to drive sales of new and used powered access machines in the UK.
  • 29
    August 2018

    AFI’s Brian Parker takes on 2nd ZIGGURAT bike ride for the construction and built environment sector

    AFI’s Business Development Manager (Technical Support) Brian Parker is taking up a 300 mile, 3.5 day cycling journey from London to Brussels in the 2nd annual ZIGGURAT challenge.
  • 23
    August 2018

    AFI Webinar HSEQ - Rescue Plan for Working at Height

    The AFI group of companies has announced its latest HSEQ webinar on Tuesday 28th August at 10.30 am.