When it comes to providing expert work at height and associated specialist services to the UK telecoms sector, there’s no one better to entrust than the UK’s largest powered access rental company, Nationwide Platforms.

We work on streetworks, rooftop and greenfield sites the length and breadth of the country providing the largest and most reliable range of powered access platforms and specialist solutions in the UK, along with expertise, advice and assistance from our dedicated sector team.

From site surveys with detailed survey reports, to traffic and pedestrian management, including EToN applications, trackway where required and MEWP operation, we offer a complete solution for your work at height needs. In addition, our continuous commitment to safety ensures you will be able to meet your workplace safety obligations without interruption.

For a professional approach, effective management, dedicated sector specialism, and high industry standards you can rest assured that your telecoms projects are in safe hands with Nationwide Platforms.

Specialist services

  • Dedicated telecoms customer centre, along with focused sector management

  • Site survey, with comprehensive follow up report along with quotation

  • Traffic & pedestrian management, including EToN applications, and council permits for MEWP

  • Notices of works – informing residents & business of impending works

  • Selection & deployment of appropriate MEWP to suit all applications – streetworks, rooftops, greenfield, as well as 5G small cell applications on street furniture

  • Risk assessments/safe systems of works. Method statements where required

  • Sector-specific training – MEWPs for Managers, SMSTS/SSSTS, IOSH Managing Safely, A61 Lifting Appointed Person & others

Case study - Antenna swap out

Nationwide Platforms was tasked with supplying a truck mounted platform along with its SkyTel™ antenna handling device for a major telecoms contractor to inspect and replace antennas. They were also asked to arrange the application-specific traffic and pedestrian management solution.

Antenna Swap Out Case Study

Case study - SkyTel™ at Hyde Park

A major contractor was tasked with providing temporary mobile coverage at an iconic event at Hyde Park, London. Nationwide Platforms assisted the installation with the provision of a truck mounted platform fitted with its sector-specific SkyTel™ antenna handling attachment.

Hyde Park SkyTel

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