Stay Safe on UK Roads

22 September 2021

Ensuring safety when driving for work is of paramount importance, whether youíre the employer or the employee.

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First Aspen A-62 Underbridge Inspection Unit in Europe goes to Facelift

15 July 2021

One of the UK's leading powered access specialists, Facelift (part of the AFI group of companies) is the first to order the Aspen A-62 Bridge Inspection Unit from Versalift.

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Order Tracking now available on all AFI deliveries and collections

22 June 2021

AFI 48-hour commitment - Service Level Pledge

02 June 2021

New Training Location

13 May 2021

We are continuing to provide excellent training quality by expanding to more areas of the UK

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

19 April 2021

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.

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Andrew Williams Ė IAPA IPAF Instructor of the Year!

19 March 2021

UTN Training offer range of CITB online courses taught virtually

17 February 2021

We are pleased to announce that we now have the capacity to teach a wide range of CITB courses online.

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Wilson Access invests in 75m truck mounted platform from Palfinger

27 January 2021

CITB Site Safety Plus certificate expiry - grace period update

08 January 2021

UPDATE - PRIME MINISTERS ANNOUNCEMENT ON 4TH JANUARY 2021

05 January 2021

UTN Training will continue to run COVID secure training courses throughout the UK.

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Facelift invests in 32 Versalift Ford Transit Van Mounted Platforms

16 October 2020

UPDATE - Prime Ministers announcement on 12th October 2020

14 October 2020

AFI launches first fully integrated MEWP hire App

26 August 2020

Introducing the Falcon Spider Atrium Crawler Lift FS330Z

24 July 2020

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.

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AFI achieves IPAF Rental + Gold status

09 March 2020

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.

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Graham Hawkins named as MD of Hampshire Plant & Access

06 December 2019

The AFI group of companies has announced the promotion of Graham Hawkins to Managing Director of Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA).

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AFI is shortlisted for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020

29 November 2019

AFI has been selected as a finalist in the Access & Scaffolding Specialist of the Year category of the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards.

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

20 November 2019

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.

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AFI becomes Film & TVís 'Albert Sustainable Production' recommended Supplier

30 October 2019

The AFI group of companies has become a recommended supplier to the UK Production & Broadcasting Industry by the prestigious BAFTA Albert Consortium.

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

12 September 2019

Access Rental Gulf (ARG) part of the AFI group of companies, has placed a $5m USD new equipment order with leading manufacturer Skyjack.

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AFIís Nick Higgins steps up to group COO role

20 August 2019

The AFI group of companies has announced the promotion of Nick Higgins to Group Chief Operating Officer

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

14 August 2019

AFI-Uplift Limited (ĎAFIí or ĎThe Groupí), one of the UK and Middle Eastís 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 (ĎFaceliftí). The Group has also secured new long-term financing from Pricoa Private Capital (ĎPricoaí).

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AFIs delivery fleet is Ultra Low Emission Zone Ready

30 July 2019

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

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5 Tips to Reduce MEWP downtime from electrical breakdowns

23 July 2019

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

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

18 July 2019

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

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AFIís Brian Parker takes on 3rd ZIGGURAT bike ride

03 July 2019

AFIís 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.

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Amazing 2-day dinosaur installation at Heathrow Terminal 5

02 July 2019

AFIís 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.

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AFI retains ICS ServiceMark Accreditation

14 June 2019

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.

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AFI win landmark RoSPA Gold Medal for health and safety

23 May 2019

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.

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Hampshire Plant & Access expands South West coverage

20 May 2019

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.

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Fully funded NVQs now available from ITS

01 April 2019

Integrated Training Solutions (ITS), part of the AFI group of companies has announced new fully funded NVQs starting on April 1st.

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Hampshire Plant & Access makes further fleet investment in JCB

26 March 2019

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.

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AFIís Super-Set booms reach new heights in Bishop Auckland

25 March 2019

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.

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AFI shortlisted for the overall winner award

18 March 2019

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.

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AFI welcomes Report to improve UKís work at height culture

04 March 2019

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

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AFI achieves British Safety Council Distinction Award

19 February 2019

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.

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AFI shortlisted for 4 awards at the IAPAs 2019

08 February 2019

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

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AFI makes substantial delivery fleet investment with Scania

31 January 2019

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

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New dynamic website for AFI Resale

12 December 2018

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.

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