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Why Should I Hire Access Equipment From Horizon Platforms?

Horizon Platforms is a leading access platform provider, helping businesses work safely at height. We pride ourselves on the quality of our machines and we'll be there whenever you need us, providing outstanding service and reliable delivery or collection times. We’re proud to hold an abundance of industry-standard accreditations, while always demonstrating excellent customer service and extensive knowledge of the access platform industry. 


Where Are Horizon Platforms Based?

Horizon's heartland is in the north of England with a super-depot in Wakefield. However, our own extensive fleet and nationwide network of trusted partners allows us to deliver MEWPs anywhere in the UK and Ireland.


What Accreditations Does Horizon Platforms Hold?

Here at Horizon Platforms we pride ourselves on our triple crown of ISO standards, Safe Contractor certification and IPAF Rental+ Gold. Hiring from an accredited company like ourselves will give you peace of mind that you are only ever hiring the very best access platforms. Accreditations separate specialists like ourselves from the pack, providing the highest guarantee that you’ll receive excellent standards of service when you work with us.


What Matters To Horizon Platforms?

At Horizon Platforms we aim to deliver outstanding service and lead the way in the powered access platform rental and training industry. We aim to provide a secure, challenging and very fulfilling environment where our team is encouraged, trained and mentored to perform at the highest of standards, offering individuals the opportunity to flourish and develop their careers. This, in turn, will benefit you as our customer as you’ll have peace of mind that you will always receive high quality MEWPs on time, to high industry standards.


What Vacancies Are Available At Horizon Platforms?

Looking for a new challenge? We may have a role suitable for you within the access platform industry. We offer an attractive reward and benefit scheme to all our co-workers, including employee ownership, annual tax-free profit share bonus schemes, health cash plan, pension plan, tax-free childcare vouchers and more. We also offer an apprenticeship programme so individuals can gain qualifications and the experience they need to grow within the industry. From jobs in sales, IPAF and PASMA training, health and safety and more, we can help you find your dream job. If you want to work with Horizon Platforms, send us your CV or see all new vacancies here.


Why Is Horizon Platforms Employee Owned And What Does That Mean For The Business?

Horizon Platforms is an employee owned business as this route allows us to ensure customers continue to receive the highest level of service while we also maintain a passionate, engaged workforce. We now have 72 employee owners, who deliver excellent customer service to all clients. Employee ownership demonstrates to customers that we are committed to our people while also helping us create an environment where people feel pride in their work, take care of each other and are rewarded for their efforts.


Why Should You Choose A Reliable Access Platform Provider?

There are many reasons why you should hire from a reputable access platform provider, such as Horizon Platforms, when hiring your MEWPs. We offer 16,000 platforms nationwide, and only offer quality machines from reliable manufacturers. We also provide competitive rental costs for self-drive, operator and driver-hire options so you can get your job up and running as quickly as possible, to fast, reliable delivery and flexible rental terms.

How can you choose a reliable provider

  • Look out for relevant accreditations and certifications 

  • Make sure they supply high-quality machines from reliable brands

  • Check MEWPs have a full machine service history and LOLER inspections


Here at Horizon Platforms we ensure that hiring a MEWP is quick and hassle-free, as well as ensure all MEWPs in our nationwide fleet are from reputable manufacturers. 



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