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powered access range - MEWP hire, specifications comparison
manual access range, specification comparison

Get up there with the very best access equipment

Click through for details comparisons and specifications of the very best access equipment available to hire.

Fully stocked Access DepotAstley Hire (established 1966) is the Trade only, Access hire specialist for the best value* Mobile PlatformScissor Lift hire, Cherry Pickers  or Scaffold Tower & Podium Steps hire. Serving the North West NW,  Manchester and beyond.

From our depot in Leigh, Lancashire we cover Cheshire and the areas around Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Preston, Southport, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn to Chester, Stockport, Salford, St. Helens, Wilmslow, Warrington, Wigan, Trafford, Glossop and Buxton. We can get you up there fast with anything from ladder or scaffold tower hire to a Pop Up, manual powered Peco Lift work platform or a MEWP Boom lift or Scissor lift.

NEW PRODUCT - MI TOWER one man assembly scaffold tower

new product mi towerMiTOWER is the world’s first one-man, quick assembly access tower, making scaffold access available to the individual.

The unique design allows a single worker to erect the sturdy scaffold tower in under 10 minutes, maximising the available working time. MORE DETAILS

"We will Not be beaten for Service, Reliability & Quality"

guaranteed hire service levelsService Benefit: Making your working life easier, any problems solved. A trusted access equipment team working on your side. 

Reliability Benefit: Quite simply we won’t let you down or cause you problems. Access equipment,Mobile Scaffold Towers and Podium Steps, with our level of reliability saves time and money. 

Quality Benefit: Hire in this TOP quality access equipment to help you win more business and meet your targets.

The highest standards for Powered and Manual Access equipment hire

Accreditations for hire equipment

Our business is built on delivering an excellent level service & top quality equipment. As an independent business we don't have to compromise. We guarantee the best with every MEWP hire or work platform.

We'll help you pick the right access equipment for your application

Our extensive range is available for MEWP (Mobile Elevated Work Platform) hire or Scaffold Tower hire, Podium hire in and around Manchester and the NW. Choosing the right access platform hire for your application can be difficult. Our knowledgeable, experienced and qualified experts are on hand to help, just give us a call.

powered access range

Powered access range or MEWPs (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) includes: vertical static lifts, mobile vertical platforms, static boom platforms and mobile boom lifts, platform hire, all from well-known manufacturers such as Genie, JLG and Nifty. Whatever you call them, cherry picker, scissor lift, sky lifts, sky jacks, man lift, aerial work platform or platform lifts we have them ready to hire.

Manual Access, Scaffold tower hire and podium steps

Manual access range includes: ladder hire, step ladder hire, combination ladder hire, PAS 250 podium steps hire, folding platform hire, alloy scaffold tower hire and fibreglass scaffold tower hire, AGR scaffold tower hire. Our low level podium range includes anti-surf podiums compliant with the latest PAS 250 standards.

*Note about hire prices /rates: The published prices are a guide only, the price you pay will be subject to discounts when you have opened an account. With an account, the hire cost and prices will be significantly lower than listed hire prices. Call us to find out what discounts will apply to your account and the exact price you will pay.

"You might find cheaper rates but your costs will soon mount up if you don't hire our levels of Service, Reliability and Quality."

Our list prices / hire rates for hire cherry pickers, scissor lifts (MEWPs) are published on the website for guide purposes only. The cost for per day, 3 day or weekly hire are subject to the discounts applicable on your account so to avoid confussion please call us. For a quick cost comparison use the selector chart. Click through to the individual pages from the powered access range page for specifications and call us for up to date cost details.

( How much does it cost to hire a Cherry Picker or Scissor lift = £ List price - discount for length of hire -% account discount. You can also save on insurance costs using our Access Guard cover)

See how easy it is to open a trade account

With an Astley Hire Trade Account you can also have instant access to Tools, Cleaning Machines, Heaters  and Air Conditioning and Coolers  

Depot Location Nr. Manchester Serving the NW

Powered Access hire, and Scaffold tower hire is available across the NW North West including: Manchester, Lancashire and Cheshire. Hire covering the areas around Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Preston, Leigh, Southport, Liverpool, Birkenhead, Ellesmere Port, Runcorn to Chester, Stockport, Salford, St. Helens, Wilmslow, Warrington, Wigan, Trafford, Glossop and Buxton. Postcodes: M, OL, SK, WA, BL, WN, PR, CW, CH & L. We can deliver competitive nationwide hire anywhere in the UK, call us for more details.

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