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 practices

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 of the Construction and Property Sector in 2019 International Safety Awards

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 Shortlisted for the Hire Awards of Excellence (HAE) Awards

07 March 2019

We have been shortlisted for five categories (listed below) in the 2019 Hire Awards of Excellence (HAE) 2019 awards.

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AFI welcomes Landmark Parliamentary 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 International Awards for Powered Access (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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Wilson Access success at APF Show 2018

10 December 2018

Leading specialist powered access supplier Wilson Access, part of the AFI group of companies, attended the APF Exhibition in September creating significant interest in their tracked access platforms for the forestry and agricultural sectors.

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Wilson Access supports British Sign Awards

23 November 2018

Leading specialist powered access supplier Wilson Access, part of the AFI group of companies, sponsored the ĎRoll out programme of the yearí category at the 2018 British Sign Awards.

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

06 November 2018

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.

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AFI Conference 2018 - A Platform For The Future

15 October 2018

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.

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AFI opens flagship depot in Birmingham

12 October 2018

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

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AFI gains ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certification

05 October 2018

The AFI group of companies has achieved ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015 certification.

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AFI Resale appoints UK Retail Sales Manager

28 September 2018

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

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

29 August 2018

AFIís 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.

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AFI Webinar HSEQ - Rescue Plan for Working at Height

23 August 2018

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

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PASMA appoints AFIs Brian Parker as Training Committee Chairman

15 August 2018

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.

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

31 July 2018

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.

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

28 June 2018

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

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

19 June 2018

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.

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AFIs Training Division (UTN Training and Integrated Training Solutions) achieve CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) status

14 June 2018

On April 1st, the CITB changed the way it supports training for the construction industry. Part of their strategic change is the creation of CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) which they award to recognised training providers.

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

14 June 2018

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.

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Hampshire Plant & Access machine on site preparation for Watercress Farm

08 June 2018

Watercress farmers from the award-winning Watercress Company in Hampshire carrying out seasonal ground clearing and preparation works hired an 8 Ton Doosan excavator from Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA).

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AFI Group Training achieves £1m revenue for online bookings

23 May 2018

AFIís successful Training team has reached £1m in revenue from online bookings since it launched the booking system on its website in 2013.

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AFI Webinar HSEQ Hazards associated with the use of MEWPs

18 May 2018

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.

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Hampshire Plant & Access machine on site at large scale modern fish farm

04 May 2018

Fish farmers from the Test Valley Trout Group in Romsey carrying out vital ecological works hired the first Manitou 220J stick boom in the UK from Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA).

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AFI Shortlisted In Four HAE Award Categories

28 March 2018

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

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AFI To Invest A Further 10m In New Machines

27 March 2018

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

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New Website For Hampshire Plant & Access

27 March 2018

Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) has launched a new website to provide customers with a new look, easy to navigate website with smartphone and tablet friendly functionality.

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Hampshire Plant & Access Makes Further £1m Investment

28 February 2018

After completing a £1 million investment programme in 2017, Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) is investing another £1 million this year to further update and expand its powered access and plant hire fleet.

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Wilson Access Truck Mount Puts Council Branding On KCOM Stadium

16 February 2018

A truck mount platform from the Wilson Access fleet helped to put Hull City Council branding in place at the KCOM Stadium Ė the home of Hull City Football Club and Hull FC Rugby League Club.

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Hampshire Plant & Access Appoints Sales Director

15 February 2018

Graham Hawkins has been appointed to the newly-created position of Sales Director at Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) in a move which highlights the continued expansion of the company.

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Rapid Platforms Gains FORS Silver Accreditation

24 January 2018

Rapid Platforms has been awarded FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) Silver accreditation for its good working practices in the way it operates its powered access machine delivery and service van fleets.

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Wilson Access Makes Further Investments

23 January 2018

Wilson Access is extending its track mount fleet by purchasing 14 additional machines, including a 31m Teupen Leo 31T Redline, which has become the largest track mount in the Wilson fleet.

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