Luton Training Centre

Our newly launched Luton IPAF Training Centre offers a top-notch learning environment for our customers residing in North London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, and Essex. A spacious concrete yard is available, providing ample space for our experienced and skilled IPAF training instructors to guide operatives in acquiring the necessary skills required to pass practical tests.

An IPAF training course will include modules about safety, maintenance, and proper usage of MEWPs (Mobile elevating work platforms). Powered access training is recommended for anybody wishing to operate access equipment. Upon completing an IPAF training course, the operator will be awarded an IPAF Pal card (IPAF powered access licence).

Depending on your training needs, certain courses may be required for different types of platform operators. There are various types of IPAF training courses that you may need to take to operate certain machines. Take a look at the different types of IPAF training to determine which course you may need.

Where to find us

Our Luton Training Centre address is:

Luton Training Centre,
Luton Road,


Travelling from the A5

Head southwest on the A5.

At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Dunstable Road/A5.

Continue to follow A5 for approximately 5 miles.

At the roundabout, take the third exit onto Luton Road/A5.

Continue on Luton Road/A5 for about 1.5 miles.

Turn right onto High Street and continue to follow Luton Road/A5.

After about 2.5 miles, you will reach Markyate.

Star Platforms Trainingl, Luton Road, AL3 8QB should be on your right. Look out for Gleneden signs

Travelling from the M1

If you are coming from the north (M1 Southbound), take Exit 10 toward Luton Airport (Airport Way).

If you are coming from the south (M1 Northbound), take Exit 9 toward St. Albans.

Follow Signs to Luton Airport: Once you’ve exited the M1, follow signs to Luton Airport. This will typically involve merging onto the A1081 or Airport Way.

Continue on Airport Way (A1081): Stay on the A1081, following signs for Luton Airport.

Pass the Airport: Continue on Airport Way, passing by London Luton Airport on your right.

At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Airport Way/A1081.

Continue on Airport Way for a short distance, and then take the first exit at the next roundabout to stay on Airport Way/A1081.

At the next roundabout, take the first exit onto Kimpton Road (A505) toward Hitchin/Markyate.

Continue on Kimpton Road (A505) for approximately 3 miles.

Turn right onto High Street and follow signs for Luton Road/A5.

After about 1 mile, you’ll reach the entrance to Star Platforms training centre which should be on your left. Look out for Gleneden signs

Mobile Elevating Work Platform (WEWP) Hire in Luton & London

If you’re looking to hire mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs) for any job, whether that be electrical fixtures and cabling or ductwork and drywall, we’ve got you covered. Look at either our cherry pickers for hire or our scissor lifts for hire to find the best fit for your needs. Whether you need vertical height or lateral reach, our MEWPs will make your work easier. All our Luton London depot machines are from leading manufacturers and are maintained to the highest level, whether for hire or purchase.

Our team of specialists are always on hand to help you find the right piece of access machinery for your needs and requirements. If you have any questions, then please get in touch.

Cherry Picker Hire in London & Luton

If you’re looking for a piece of machinery for working on those difficult to reach jobs, take a look at our cherry pickers for hire in London and Luton. With an articulated arm, this type of platform aims to provide greater access by providing up-and-over access for hard-to-reach jobs.

Scissor Lift Hire in London and Luton

Our scissor lifts for hire are great for jobs requiring vertical reach in confined spaces. From our London & Luton depot, we have a huge fleet of modern and excellently maintained powered access platform machines for hire and sale.