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BLADE ACCESS – SUCCESSFUL NEW T PYLON PST DEPLOYMENT

Today, Blade Access Ltd completed the first ever landing of a ‘Powered Spacer Trolley’ on to a new trial T-Pylon line at National Grids training centre in the UK. What made this even more unique is that it was completed using the new and innovative Blade PST Lift System with one of our Truck Mounted Platforms. Blade Access now have Patent Granted on the new lifting design and working methodology to assist National Grid and their contractors with the safe, efficient and cost effective deployment of Powered Spacer Trolleys anywhere on National Grid power network. Today’s trial was a great success and proved without doubt that the new Blade PST Lift System now solves the future live site problem of …

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70M TRUCK MOUNTED PLATFORM AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT NEWCASTLE – EMERGENCY CALL OUT!

As high winds are sweeping across the country they are causing damage to buildings in many locations. Blade Access received an out of hours emergency call last night to provide access to a building in Newcastle as some of the cladding tiles had become dislodged and fallen from the building façade. Without delay, Blade Access dispatched a Traffic Management response team to site to ensure ‘No Parking Cones’ were deployed opposite where a 70m Truck Mounted Platform would need to be set up this morning. At the break of dawn, the Traffic Management team then set up a ‘Stop and Go Lane Closure System’ to provide a safe area for the Truck Mounted Access Platform to work within. When our …

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THANK YOU!

As we approach the end of another very successful year, all the team at Blade Access would just like to thank all our clients for their continued loyalty and support. We hope you have a fantastic Christmas with your families and would like to wish you all a very prosperous New Year.

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NEW TRUCK MOUNTED PLATFORMS FROM ISOLI

Truck Mounted Lift manufacturer Isoli, is planning to launch a new range of 3.5 tonne PT telescopic aerial work platforms. The new truck mounted models will have working heights of 14, 16 and 20 metres, fully hydraulic controls, 250kg platform capacity and a fully proportional overload system. The smallest model is a simple 14 metre unit, the PT 140 with a two section boom and 8.7 metres of outreach and completely unrestricted operation with full 250kg platform capacity. The 16 metre PT 160 is a three section boom for very compact stowed dimensions and has up to 11 metres of outreach with 120kg in the platform. The overload system is completely proportional and will cut out at outreach that matches …

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CHERRY PICKER HIRE IN BIRMINGHAM

Blade Access continue to be the preferred Cherry Picker Hire supplier for this particular client. As they continue to maintain and upgrade the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure, our hire desk team continue to support all of their national working at height requirements which included this site in Birmingham. Carefully managing each and every project from start to finish, our project co-ordinators ensure every last detail of each and every job is planned and executed with the highest levels of safety implemented throughout. A 35m HGV Cherry Picker was hired for this particular site in Birmingham and supplied with an experienced IPAF trained MEWP operator who navigated the boom around the delicate communication antennas with skill and precision. Knowing he was completely …

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TRUCK MOUNTED PLATFORM HIRE IN LONDON

Following recent high winds, our 24hr hire team were contacted by a new client who required the use of a 70m Truck Mounted Platform in London to perform emergency repairs to the high level brickwork on this office block staircase. With the risk of falling bricks a real threat to pedestrians below, it was vital repair works were completed without delay. However, the job wasn’t quite that simple. The only place on site to locate the 70m Truck Mounted Platform was on the highway of a busy route in London. Our hire desk team immediately requested the assistance of our in-house Traffic Management division and within 30 minutes of receiving the enquiry both the Access Platform and required Traffic Management …

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TRUCK MOUNTED CHERRY PICKER HIRE SHEFFIELD

One of our Jumbo class Truck Mounted Cherry Pickers was hired in Sheffield recently to assist with mobile telephone upgrade works. We were contacted by our client to provide both the Access Platform and Traffic Management solution to enable safe working at height for engineers. A member of our northern surveying team was deployed to site and subsequently completed a detailed assessment of the proposed work site including accurate measurements. The surveyor then closely liaised with our AutoCAD drawing team to generate the safest and most cost effective solution to the task. Once the scheme was agreed and drawn, our traffic management team obtained agreement and all necessary permits with the local highways department. The 53m Truck Mounted Cherry Picker …

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TRUCK MOUNTED PLATFORM HIRE LEEDS

A Truck Mounted Platform Hire in Leeds was the answer for routine maintenance on the lighting columns at this Leeds retail park. For public safety, it is important public car parks have good lighting at night. Our client is responsible for the lighting maintenance on this site in Leeds and part of their work included a complete visual inspection of the lighting column at height. One of our 28m Truck Mounted Access Platforms was selected and deployed from our depot near Leeds and was the perfect choice for the works. The unique ultra short wheel base truck occupied very little space in the car park ensuring customers visiting the retail outlets virtually still had full use of the car park

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SPIDERLIFT HIRE MANCHESTER

Track Mounted Spiderlift Hire can be the perfect solution to working at height where traditional Cherry Pickers cannot gain access. Working at this sports stadium site near Manchester, one of our clients was required to remove some existing advertising from around the stands. We were asked to complete a site survey and informed that there was very little room around the edge of the football pitch. A comprehensive site survey was completed and the most appropriate aerial platform for the job was selected – a Teupen Leo 23GT. This Spiderlift could easily traverse down the side of the pitch and set up without causing any surface damage to either the pitch or its surroundings. Our fleet of Tracked Access Platforms …

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TRUCK MOUNTED PLATFORM HIRE LONDON

Our Cherry Picker hire team recently deployed a 70m Truck Mounted Platform Hire from our London depot for a client who installs cavity wall insulation on aging buildings. The Truck Mounted Platform was used to span over garden areas and reach all areas on each of the buildings elevations. Our client then pumped the insulation in to the building through key points on the walls. Cavity wall insulation is used to reduce heat loss through a cavity wall by filling the air space with material that inhibits heat transfer. This immobilises the air within the cavity preventing convection, and can substantially reduce space heating costs. The installation on this London based site was quick and cost effective thanks to the …