Working at height in the aviation sector requires unique skills to keep your project moving safely and productively. At Nationwide Platforms we're proud to offer you the UK’s most comprehensive range of powered access solutions, helping you to achieve best practice however great the challenge.

We’ve provided working at height solutions on a wide range of airport projects ranging from the complete construction of terminal, baggage hall & piers at Manchester's Terminal 2, to upgrade tasks at London Gatwick and Heathrow, to maintenance, repair and operations projects for major airlines based at London Luton Airport.

Key features of MEWPs for aviation 

  • A variety of power options including electric, hybrid and diesel  
  • Specially-designed protection systems 
  • Access extreme heights with telescopic or articulating action  
  • Suitable for uneven ground and rough terrain 
  • Non-marking tyres for indoor use

The best access platforms for aviation 

Our experience in the aviation sector enables us to deliver the best platforms for your needs. Suitable for any line maintenance duties, whether component replacement, structural and special assessments or repairs, exterior washing and beyond, our clients look to maintain a high dispatch reliability and reduced delay with our range of equipment.

We offer a complete range of hybrid and electric MEWP’s suitable for indoor or outdoor use; all fitted with the latest secondary guarding protection systems specifically catered for the aviation sector to avoid collisions with the aircraft and prevent operator entrapment.

Furthermore, we have a number of highly trained engineers, operators and delivery drivers who hold airside passes at the UK's largest airports, ensuring we can get to you when you need us.

Our extensive experience enables us to provide you with the specialist working at height solutions you need, whether that's with long-term powered access hire, or you're looking to purchase your own fleet, we can lend our expertise with tailored solutions to your individual requirements by our sector specialists.

Case study - Manchester Terminal 2

Part of a £1 billion, 5 year transformation programme of Manchester Airport Terminal 2 including the terminal extension, new baggage terminal, parking facility & piers, Nationwide Platforms is providing a partnered managed service in collaboration with Select Plant Hire to identify, source and manage all aspects of powered access throughout the entire project as Laing O’Rourke’s preferred supplier.

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Manchester Terminal 2

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