About AAP

Advanced Access Platforms are the UK’s largest privately owned Powered Access company, supplying a wide range of Powered Access solutions, services and associated training. Started in 2007, Advanced Access has gone from strength to strength and now boasts 5 depots, a refurb centre and an apprenticeship school and not to mention we employ some of the most experienced people in the industry.

Advanced Access

About Us

We are committed to supplying the correct piece of equipment for every requirement professionally, reliably, competitively and most of all safely to any site in the country. Our large fleet of specialist vehicles will deliver at any time, day or night, and with the knowledge we are a FORS Gold transport company you know our service will be second to none.

As well as being an IPAF training centre, our training division can also offer a full range of training from IPAF & PASMA to Face Fit, Harness or any training you require.

Why Advanced

Why Advanced Access Platforms

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Contact our experienced hire staff who can help with all your requirements, in a prompt, efficient manner, giving you piece of mind that your order will be handled in the manner you would expect.

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If you need some extra help choosing your kit or need a site survey, you can speak to one of our sales team who will be able to help with any requirements. No matter the difficulty, rest assured, your equipment will do exactly what you need it to do.

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Be happy knowing the plant you order will be some of the most modern and safest powered access equipment in the industry. Ranging from the best manufacturers including SkyJack, Genie, Niftylift, Dingli, JCB, Manitou, JLG and Hinowa.

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Delivery and collections at a time you need are no problem for Advanced Access. Our large, modern transport fleet is one of the best in the industry. We boast FORS Gold and CLOCS Compliant you know you can trust AAP to deliver.

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On those rare occasions you need some help with a breakdown or some technical help, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience in our engineering team. Sadly, we all need a repair doing at times, our team of industry leading engineers will have your machine back up and running in no time.

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Need some training, we can offer anything you need, from the obvious IPAF training, to PASMA, Face Fit, or just about anything you may need for your training needs, AAP will have a solution.

Product Hire

Product Hire

Advanced Access Platforms has over 30 years’ experience in providing the correct piece of equipment for your needs safely and competitively.

Construction: ideal for finish work, multi-story projects. Used by mechanical, electrical and HVAC contractors, painters, etc.

Facility Maintenance: Cleaning, painting, decorating and general building maintenance in offices, schools, hospitals, institutional and industrial maintenance.

Working Height: 3.5m
Working Load: 150kg
Power: Non-Mech

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Skyjack’s Next Generation Vertical Mast Lifts provide a quiet and versatile package with zero emissions and other ECO benefits.

Load Capacity: 227kg
Working Height: 5.48m

Manufacturer: SkyJack
Power: Electric

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Skyjack electric scissor lifts have been recognized as an industry leader for over a decade.

Load Capacity: 272kg
Working Height: 6.27m

Manufacturer: SkyJack
Power: Electric

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Skyjack’s Next Generation Vertical Mast Lifts provide a quiet and versatile package with zero emissions and other ECO benefits.

Load Capacity: 227kg
Working Height: 6.55m

Manufacturer: SkyJack
Power: Electric

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JCB have used their experience in designing tough, hardworking equipment to ensure their electric scissors range are also built to higher standards.

Load Capacity: 230kg
Working Height: 7.71m

Manufacturer: JCB
Power: Electric

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Skyjack electric scissor lifts have been recognized as an industry leader for over a decade.

Load Capacity: 227kg
Working Height: 7.47m

Manufacturer: SkyJack
Power: Electric

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The Genie GS-1932 slab scissor lifts boast quiet electric operation and are ideal for indoor and outdoor applications in tight spaces on firm, level surfaces.

Load Capacity: 227kg
Working Height: 7.85m

Manufacturer: Genie
Power: Electric

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Skyjack electric scissor lifts have been recognized as an industry leader for over a decade.

Load Capacity: 408kg
Working Height: 7.77m

Manufacturer: SkyJack
Power: Electric

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AMWP8 Self-propelled Vertical Lifts suitable for warehouse, supermarket, hotel, airport and other narrow space environment

Load Capacity: 227kg
Working Height: 7.6m

Manufacturer: Dingli
Power: Electric

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Training Course

IPAF TraIning

We are registered, IPAF (International Powered Access Federation) training providers which means we can provide the highest of safety standards for those who work at height.

Our training department can offer a full range of training from IPAF, PASMA and Face Fit to a complete eLearning catalogue.

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PAL+ is an optional, additional one day of category-specific training aimed at operators working in higher risk or challenging environments.

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This course will cover all aspects of your IPAF powered access training, choosing any combination of 3A (mobile vertical), 3B (mobile boom) or 1B (static boom), the course will instruct a candidate to safely operate MEWPS.

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MEWPs for Managers is aimed at those who plan, supervise or manage work at height with Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). Can be completed via eLearning or at an IPAF-approved training centre (one day course).

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Loading, transportation, and unloading of plant machinery are vital logistical activities across many industries including powered access and construction. However, analysis of accident data reveals this activity is one of the leading causes of accidents and injuries. The course examines how these accidents occur and critically, how to prevent them to ensure safe and effective best practice.

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IPAF offers three harness courses to meet the needs of different candidates: Harness Awareness Course (HA), Harness User Course (HU), Harness Inspector Course (HI).

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This course trains a demonstrator to familiarise operators with their responsibilities and to demonstrate pre-operational and safe operating procedures, and the limitations of MEWPs.

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There’s a range of PASMA courses aimed at users of scaffold towers and low-level access equipment, and those who manage them.

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Meet the team

Meet the team

Advanced Access Platforms is a privately owned company, operated by a team with many years’ experience in powered access. The team consists of our Directors, the Executive board and a team of colleagues who understand that our drive is to provide a first-class service to all our customers.

John Corcoran

John Corcoran

Managing Director

Over 35 years of powered access experience and mastermind of Advanced Access Platforms.

Jamie Corcoran

Jamie Corcoran

Operations Manager and Executive Board Member

Jamie looks after all operations in the business and heads up our Media Access Division.

Joe Firmager

Joe Firmager

Hire Desk Manager and Executive Board Member

Joe has been at Advanced Access Platforms since the beginning and runs all the hire side of the business.

Chelsea Corcoran

Chelsea Corcoran

Senior Accounts Manager and Executive Board Member

Chelsea heads up the training division and all aspects of the businesses marketing.

Matt-Woolman

Matt Woolman

Commercial Manager and Executive Board Member

Over 20 years of powered access experience, IPAF trainer, CAPS engineer and looks after all things Health and Safety.

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Conner Rowland

National Sales Manager and Executive Board Member

Runs our sales team and looks after all aspects of the sales within Advanced Access Platforms.

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Tom Jenner

Engineering Operations

Tom helps coordinate our engineering team and helps keep the plant running well.

Charlie Cooper

Charlie Cooper

Head of Engineering

One of our longest serving members of the team, Charlie started as a junior and now runs the Engineering department.

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Jim Mason

Transport Manager

Jim has years of experience with all things HGV, keeps our transport fleet on the road, safe and compliant.

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Cath Rogers

Accounts

Cath looks after all thing’s accounts, from payable to receivable.

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Aidan Ward

Senior Hire Controller

One of our senior hire controllers and looks after the non-Mechanical division of Advanced Access.

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Millie Day

Senior Hire Controller

Another one of our senior hire controllers helping keep the hire desk running perfectly.

Who we work with

We are proud to have partnered with the following organisations to provide a range of powered access solutions

Customer Reviews

Advanced Access providing excellent service.

Roger McQueen

Well, we do put you into hyperdrive sometimes, but we appreciate it. Does help that you’re a lot easier to deal with than other companies.

Tom Bisson

Efficient, reliable and don’t ring trying to promote product every 5 mins 😊

Joanna Daughtery

Pleasant and speedy service.

Sue Gardiner

Goods arrive as confirmed. You’re always available and happy to help or return calls straight away.

Shelley Relf

Efficient response times and communication, consistent competitive prices, very eager and enthusiastic to look after clients and customers well.

Izzy Simmons

Keep up the Great Service you provide, 5 Stars.

Gareth Redrup

Great service and quick response.

Adrian Theobald

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