Scissor Lift Hire

We have a range of indoor and outdoor scissor lifts for hire, from smaller battery powered models to larger diesel scissor lifts complete with outriggers and lifting capacities of up to 1134kg. We also have a range of hybrid scissor lifts for hire that offer low noise and no emissions.

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Named after their criss-cross “scissor” mechanism, scissor lifts are used to work in tight spaces because of their small size but relatively large manoeuvrability and easy handling. Our modern fleet of platforms are from the leading industry manufacturers and are perfect for any tasks that require an operator to be high up to complete them, reaching working heights of 22.5 meters.

Scissor lift rental fleet

Our modern scissor lift hire fleet comes from the leading industry manufacturers. The fleet is young with scissor lift platforms from big brands such as Skyjack and Genie, so you can rest assured you’re getting a high quality, dependable machine. To ensure their safety, all our scissor lift MEWPs are inspected by our experts before every hire and undergo periodic technical examinations too.

Scissor lifts can be an asset to many different kinds of projects. They are perfect for any tasks that require an operator to be high up to complete them, with achievable working heights of 22.5 metres. We offer scissor lift rental for tasks ranging from fire alarm system installation to mural painting, thanks to the machine’s superb convenience and practicality.

Our scissor lift hire service is available nationwide. For the utmost convenience, our core machines are available for next day delivery and we can also offer contract hire for long-term equipment needs.

Types of scissor lift for hire

Within our fleet, we have many types of scissor lift for hire. Factors to look out for when choosing a scissor lift include working height, power, width, lifting capacity and terrain/surface capabilities. Some of the options we have available are:

  • Electric scissor lifts
  • Diesel scissor lifts
  • Bi-fuel/bi-energy scissor lifts
  • Indoor scissor lifts
  • Outdoor/rough terrain scissor lifts

Our range of scissor lift platforms range from a working height of 5.6 metres to an impressive 22.5 metres. So, whether you are looking for a small scissor lift for indoor facilities maintenance or a large MEWP for outdoor construction work, we can provide the appropriate powered access equipment.

For advice on scissor lift hire, or any other powered access hire, just get in touch with our helpful team.

Pages about Scissor Lift Hire.

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Working at height can be risky. In fact, it is commonly cited as the highest cause of fatalities in the construction industry alone. However, many of the accidents caused while working at height can be avoided. You just need to use the right equipment for the job and operate it correctly
Scissor lifts are a very versatile access platform, allowing great vertical height and stability making it a popular choice of MEWP. Whilst there are many indoor uses for scissor lifts, they can also be readily used outside too. We’ll take a look at how to choose the best scissor lift for outdoor usage as well as some safety factors for using scissor lifts outside.
Scissor lifts come in a variety of makes, models and heights. This can make it hard to know which is the right lift to use for a particular job. Even after you’ve identified the obvious things, like the reach of the lift, there are still other, smaller factors that can affect the use of a machine.