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Lavendon Group plc: Nationwide Platforms Reveals Details of Major Investment

Nationwide Platforms, the UK’s leading provider of powered access rentals, has invested around £24.5million in its hire fleet in 2014.

LUTTERWORTH, England--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The 2014 investment marks the third year of major fleet replenishment, with around £70million having been spent on more than 3000 new machines since the beginning of 2012.

“Supplier of Access Platforms (Olympic Park) to the London 2012 Games”

The largest proportion of the 2014 spend will go towards new diesel boom lifts (16-43 metres) and scissor lifts (8-18.5 metres) from Genie, with some new equipment from MEC and Haulotte also due to enter the fleet before the autumn.

Around £3.5million will also be spent on new units to enhance the business’ Specialist Vehicle division. This will include both truck and van mounted platforms from suppliers Bronto, CTE, Ruthmann and Versalift.

Jeremy Fish, Managing Director of Nationwide Platforms, said: “At Nationwide Platforms we strive to deliver the industry’s most positive customer experience. Our latest investment further reflects our commitment to providing a leading hire fleet across our 26 UK locations.”

Nationwide Platforms operates from its Head Office in Lutterworth, Leicestershire and provides safe access solutions from local depots across the UK. The business is part of Lavendon Group plc which earlier this year announced an investment of more than £55million across its international operations.

Nationwide Platforms is the UK’s largest powered access rental business, providing a fleet of more than 11,200 machines from a network of depots across the country. Nationwide Platforms also has the largest powered access training department in Europe, delivering a comprehensive range of working at height training courses to powered access operators and the access industry.

Nationwide Platforms is part of the world’s largest specialist access rental business, Lavendon Group plc. For further information visit: www.nationwideplatforms.co.uk or follow @NWPlatforms.

Nationwide Platforms is proud to be recognised with the official designation of “Supplier of Access Platforms (Olympic Park) to the London 2012 Games”

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For Nationwide Platforms
Geoff Garner, 07920 874987
UK Marketing and Communications Officer