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).

AFI group of companies, one of the UK's leading powered access specialists, has announced the appointment of a new Managing Director at Hampshire Plant & Access (HPA) to deliver growth plans and additional coverage for their specialist powered access and plant-hire fleet.  Graham Hawkins will take on the newly created role of Managing Director of HPA with immediate effect.


Graham will assume overall responsibility for HPA’s rental operations and deliver expansion plans to grow the HPA business. He will work closely with AFI’s other UK rental management teams.


David McNicholas, Group Chief Executive Officer said:

“Graham has over 20 years’ experience in the industry and he has made a real success of his appointment as HPA Sales Director. This promotion is a natural progression.  We will support him to deliver a growth strategy and expansion plans including more locations and wider coverage for HPA into 2020 and we are excited by the potential growth opportunities in HPA.”


HPA customers have full access to the AFI’s other divisions providing powered access hire services, working at height health and safety related training, and machine sales to multiple industries. HPA customers have 24/7 access to hire and off-hire MEWPs, view documents and more.  The HPA plant fleet is constantly kept up-to-date in-line with new technology, and includes dumpers, excavators, rollers, skidsteer loaders and telehandlers.

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