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Latest News From AFI-Uplift

  • 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 (HAE) Awards

    We have been shortlisted for five categories (listed below) 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.
  • 15
    August 2018

    PASMA appoints AFIs Brian Parker as Training Committee Chairman

    PASMA, the international not-for-profit body dedicated to the mobile access tower industry, has appointed Brian Parker, Business Development Manager, Technical Support, from AFI as new Chairman of the PASMA Training Committee.
  • 2
    August 2018

    AFI Aerial View July 2018

    AFI Aerial View July 2018
  • 31
    July 2018

    AFI Online - making it even easier for you to do business with us

    We are seeing a huge increase in the usage of the AFI Online web portal and a continual increase in the number of new registrations as our customers are experiencing the many benefits that online trading brings.
  • 28
    June 2018

    AFIs Sister company Wilson Access Truck Mounts used to repaint the Trafford Arch Digital Advertising Site in Manchester

    Two 21m Truck Mounts from the Wilson Access fleet helped industrial painting contractors repaint the prestigious Trafford Arch Digital Advertising Site in Manchester.
  • 27
    June 2018

    AFIs sister company Wilson Access Truck Mount provides close up views of Tour de Yorkshire Cycle Race

    A Wilson Access Hire Truck Mounted platform enabled a TV production company to get close up views of competitors in all four stages of the 2018 Tour de Yorkshire cycling race.
  • 14
    June 2018

    AFI-Uplift and Wilson Access score on joint project installing flood lighting at Swindon Town FC

    AFI-Uplift and Wilson Access, both part of the AFI group of companies, deliver the height required for Swindon Town FC at their ground The Energy Check County Ground Stadium.
  • 18
    May 2018

    AFI Webinar HSEQ Hazards associated with the use of MEWPs

    The AFI Group of Companies has announced its latest HSEQ webinar on May 22nd at 10.30am.The Webinar will be presented by Brian Parker, Business Development Manager, Technical Support, AFI Group.
  • 28
    March 2018

    AFI Shortlisted In Four HAE Award Categories

    AFI has been shortlisted in four categories of the 2018 Hire Awards of Excellence, organised by the Hire Association of Europe (HAE).
  • 27
    March 2018

    AFI To Invest A Further 10m In New Machines

    AFI is making a further £10m investment in new machines across the group during 2018.
  • 16
    January 2018

    More Companies Tackle Mental Health Issues

    AFI’s decision to make mental health a key theme of an innovation day event it held for construction industry delegates has resulted in a number of companies implementing their own initiatives to combat the problem.
  • 29
    November 2017

    AFI Makes Major Fleet Investment

    AFI has made further significant investments in its MEWP fleet by purchasing 24 Dingli scissor lifts and two JLG large boom lifts.
  • 16
    November 2017

    AFI Shortlisted For Institute of Customer Service Award

    AFI has been shortlisted in a prestigious award scheme run by the Institute of Customer Service (ICS) to recognise organisations that have implemented successful customer service strategies.
  • 1
    November 2017

    AFI Boom Lifts Help Contractors To Complete Hotel Steelwork To Schedule

    Boom lifts from the AFI fleet helped structural steelwork specialists Evadx to complete a steelwork contract on time at a luxury hotel in Cumbria, despite a spate of bad weather.
  • 18
    October 2017

    AFI Innovation Day Focuses On Safety Innovation and Mental Health

    Safety when working at height, innovation and mental health were the three key themes of a Driving Innovation Day organised by AFI for delegates from the construction industry.
  • 11
    September 2017

    Worlds Largest Boom Lift Joins AFIs Super-Set Fleet

    AFI has added two JLG 1850SJs – the world’s largest boom lift – to its Super-Set large machine hire fleet.
  • 8
    August 2017

    AFI Gains Airside Approval At Birmingham Airport

    AFI can now deliver powered access machines direct to contractors working at Birmingham Airport.
  • 24
    July 2017

    AFI Super-Set Machines Rise To The Challenge At Agricultural Feed Mill

    Contractors redeveloping an agricultural feed mill hired booms and scissor lifts from AFI’s Super-Set fleet of large machines to help them build a new £10m manufacturing facility and extend the existing premises.
  • 19
    July 2017

    AFI Places 7million Of New Machine Orders

    AFI has placed a further £7m of orders for 500 MEWPs for the AFI-Uplift fleet and new truck and track mounts for the Wilson Access fleet.
  • 28
    June 2017

    Premier Conference And Events Venue Hires AFIs Premier Boom Lift

    When a premier conference and events venue needed a boom lift to access a high-level stadium roof it hired the premier model from AFI’s fleet – the Genie SX-180.