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Our Guide to Maintaining your Powered Access Platform

3 May 2024

Our Guide to Maintaining your Powered Access Platform Maintaining your powered access platform is crucial in order to ensure the safety of your employees but also to ensure it is performing at its best. Powered access platforms, otherwise known as MEWPs, must be inspected and maintained regularly to ensure they are fit for purpose, fully […]

Should I buy or hire a powered access platform?

11 April 2024

Are you unsure whether to invest in buying your own powered access platform or if you should hire one? We’re here to help! Purchasing a MEWP may seem like the most cost-effective, time efficient and easiest way to access a powered access platform regularly. However, depending on the project size, frequency of use and your […]

What are the benefits of hiring a powered access platform?

5 March 2024

Powered access platforms (MEWPs) are a great solution for when you need to work at a height easily and safely. Whether you’re working outdoors, indoors, or in hard-to-reach places – there will be a MEWP perfect for you and your needs. You can purchase a powered access platform, however, hiring them may be a better […]

Powered Access Platform Hire & Sales

Star Platforms offer powered access platform hire, sales and training to individuals and businesses across the UK. With decades of combined industry experience, the Star Platforms team are powered access experts who are ready to advise and support your needs. We strive to offer the same great service to all our customers, big and small, making access platform hire or sales a smooth and easy process.

We are proud to offer a fantastic range of powered access platforms for hire and to buy. We provide low level platforms, scissor lifts and cherry pickers with working heights ranging from 3 to 28 metres. The average age of our MEWP hire fleet is 3 years old and is kept in excellent condition, undergoing periodic examinations and pre-hire inspections to ensure you always receive safe and efficient machines. If you’re looking to buy a MEWP, we offer a wide variety of new and used powered access platforms so there’s something to suit all requirements.

MEWP Training

Here at Star Platforms, we’re proud to offer MEWP training courses which are IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) accredited. Choose from eLearning or onsite training at all of our six depots, or we can also facilitate on site training at your own premises. Our IPAF accredited training courses include operator training for key categories of MEWP equipment and courses for managers.

If you have any questions about our powered access hire, sales or training services, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our experts – we’re happy to help.

Star Platforms is a privately owned company, operated by a team with many years’ experience in powered access. We know what is important to our customers and delivering a first class service from start to finish is always our primary goal. This applied to ALL customers and EVERY hire, so whether you are an infrequent user of mobile access platforms of a regular user of powered access equipment you can be confident that Star Platforms will deliver.

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