About Us

We’re Nationwide Platforms, the UK’s market leading provider of powered access platforms. Part of the world’s largest specialist access hire and rental business, Lavendon Group plc, we’re here to help you find your working at height solution.

We’re proud to offer you:

  • The UK’s largest fleet of powered access platforms, operating from 26 depots nationwide
  • Qualified and experienced engineers providing support 24/7
  • The largest range of professionally accredited access training courses in the UK

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Lavendon Group

Gardemann Img used for Group TeaserLavendon Group plc is the market leader in the rental of powered aerial work platforms in both Western Europe and the Gulf States.

About Lavendon Group

Case Studies

AboutUs Case StudiesOur machines are often deployed for unique and high profile projects. Here are just a few large tasks we have worked on recently.

Case Studies

Video Gallery

AboutUs Video GalleryView our range of videos to see our range of innovative material handling attachments in action.

Video Gallery

Industry Sectors

About Us - Why Nationwide PlatformsLearn how our access equipment can help solve your industry sector challenges

Sectors

Why Nationwide Platforms?

About Us - Why Nationwide PlatformsWith decades of experience in powered access, let us help you find your working at height solution.

Why Nationwide Platforms?

News and Press

AboutUs News PantherSee how our powered access applications are making the news in your industry.

News and Press Releases

FAQs

Got a question about hiring powered access? Need to be in the know about IPAF training? Get the answers here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Events

We are holding events in the UK, to give audiences an opportunity to discuss working at  height challenges.

New events for 2014 coming soon

 

Our Latest Awards

IAPA 2014 Contribution to Safe Working at Height

IAPA 2014 Contribution to Safe Working at Height

UK Operations Director Peter Douglas has been awarded with the Contribution to Safe Working at Height accolade at the 2014 International Awards for Powered Access.

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RoSPA Gold 2013

RoSPA Gold 2013

Nationwide Platforms is honoured with its fourth successive RoSPA Gold accolade in recognition of its commitment to health and safety excellence.

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HAE Website of the Year

HAE Website of the Year

The Hire Awards of Excellence 2013 saw Nationwide Platforms awarded with the Website of the Year prize.

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HAE 2013 - Highly Commended

HAE 2013 - Highly Commended

The 2013 Hire Awards of Excellence saw Nationwide Platforms recognised with highly commended prizes in the "Catalogue of the Year" and "Depot Manager of the Year (Andy Stone)" categories.

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IAPA 2013 IPAF Safety Champion (Highly Commended)

IAPA 2013 IPAF Safety Champion (Highly Commended)

Peter Douglas, Executive Director - Operations, was praised with high commendation in the category of "IPAF Safety Champion" at the International Awards for Powered Access.

RWE Supplier Award 2013

RWE Supplier Award 2013

In 2013, access leader Nationwide Platforms was the proud recipient of an RWE Supplier Award in recognition of its work in promoting safety.

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LLEAP Platinum

LLEAP Platinum

Nationwide Platforms' sister company, BlueSky Solutions, saw its pioneering anti-entrapment system honoured at the 2013 Leadership in Lifting Equipment and Access Platforms 2013.

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SHP/IOSH Innovation of the Year

SHP/IOSH Innovation of the Year

Signalling an unparalleled award hat-trick for the SkySiren®, the SHP/IOSH Innovation of the Year award was awarded to Nationwide Platforms for our use of technology in developing a solution which can benefit the largest possible audience.

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IAPA 2012 Contribution to Safe Working at Height

IAPA 2012 Contribution to Safe Working at Height

Awarded for work in improving powered access user safety

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CHSG Beaumont Safety Trophy

CHSG Beaumont Safety Trophy

In recognition of the SkySiren anti-entrapment solution

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