MEWP & Powered Access Hire

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MEWP & Powered Access Hire

We are proud to offer a wide variety of powered access hire equipment to customers across England. Our ever-growing MEWP hire fleet covers thousands of access platforms from dependable, industry-leading manufacturers. Our fleet includes machines from the brands Skyjack, Genie, JLG, Haulotte, Manitou, and Power Tower, amongst others.

Providing a safe and convenient way to work at height, powered access hire is utilised by many industries. From construction and building maintenance to events, there are many sectors which regularly depend on powered access platforms. Here at Star Platforms, we’re happy to provide advice and access platform hire for countless unique circumstances.

MEWP Hire Equipment

Each type of mobile elevated work platform (MEWP) has its own benefits and is suited to a different kind of project. Our MEWP hire equipment falls into 3 main categories of machine:

  • Cherry pickers/boom lifts
  • Scissor lifts
  • Low level access platforms

Cherry pickers, also known as boom lifts, move both vertically and horizontally, offering access to hard to reach spots. Cherry pickers also tend to offer the greatest working heights – we can offer machines with working heights of up to 28 metres.

Scissor lifts are popular for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor tasks. They can offer large platform areas, allowing ample space for tools and equipment at height. Scissor lifts offer access to mid-level heights – our fleet ranges from 5.6 metre working heights to 22.5 metre working heights.

Low level access platforms are generally used for indoor applications, providing a safer and more convenient alternative to a ladder or aluminium tower. As the name suggests, low level access platforms offer access to low to mid-level heights. Our hire platforms range from working heights of 3.5 to 8 metres.

If you would like advice on which type of powered access hire is suitable for your requirements, our team is happy to help – just get in touch at 01582 201625.

Nationwide Hire

We offer powered access hire services nationally across the UK via our membership of the Access Alliance


All of our MEWPs/powered access platforms are CE marked, undergo a periodic thorough examination and are inspected before each hire in line with manufacturers guidelines


With over 1,900 powered access machines in our fleet and access to over 10,000 platforms nationally, via our membership of the Access Alliance, Star Platforms can supply all of your powered access requirements across the UK


We only work with leading industry manufacturers to ensure you hire equipment that is modern, safe and tested to the highest of standards


Arrange your hire however suits you, including online via [email protected], or by phone by calling 0345 099 7305


We will deliver your powered access at the agreed time and won’t make false promises. We are also able to deliver our core kit on a next day delivery basis

Latest Updates

Star Platforms expands into the North West with new depot in Warrington

1 August 2022

Star Platforms, the UK powered access company, has expanded their business into the North West with a new depot in Warrington. The new site has been opened following an increase in demand for powered access in the region and will also offer training facilities for customers in the north of the country. The new North […]

Star Platforms opens new Kent depot

20 June 2022

Star Platforms has opened a new depot in Kent, moving from its old premises to a new 12,346ft2 facility in Tonbridge. The move comes following an increase in demand for powered access in the region, and the new location will not only mean an increase in the number of machines at the depot but also […]

Star Platforms lends a hand to Maidstone United

17 June 2022

UK powered access company, Star Platforms, has supported Maidstone United Football Club with a Niftylift HR17N articulating boom to enable them to carry out high level upgrades in the football ground. Maidstone United Football Club became the 2021- 2022 National League south champions last month following a 2-1 win over Hampton and Richmond Borough. The […]