Commercial Fit Out MEWPs for Shopfitters and Fit Out Contractors

Shopfitters need to work at height safely, so finding the right commercial fit out MEWP is essential.

By Luke Jones, Internal Accounts Manager 

The internal fit out phase of any project – whether it’s a new build or refurbishment – demands specialist work at height platforms which are both practical and lightweight and versatile enough to meet the needs of a broad range of tradespeople, often working on the same job at the same time. That means reliable, quality mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), delivered and collected on schedule is a must.  

Lightweight, specialist commercial fit out MEWPs
With a wide choice of commercial fit out MEWPs available at short notice, the experts at Horizon Platforms can help you find the machine you need and deliver it when you need it.  

Our hire specialists have extensive experience hiring machines from our fleet of electrical scissor lifts and personnel lifts to shopfitters and specialist fit out contractors working on retail, office and commercial fit out projects. The vast majority of our commercial fit out MEWPs have non-marking tyres, making them ideal for indoor use, particularly on newly-installed flooring. They offer low to high level access, so the same platform can be used by partitioning contractors installing stud walls as well as ventilation and cabling contractors working at above ceiling height. Choose from electrical scissor lifts or bi-energy models. 


Keeping you safe
Everyone has a right to work in an environment where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. The risks associated with working at height are naturally greater and employers are obliged to help employees achieve a level of training enabling them to operate access platforms safely.  

As well as providing our customers with the safest MEWPS on the market, we also offer training to ensure our commercial fit out MEWPs are used properly. Our IPAF training courses were developed with leading industry professionals to make sure that you and your employees get the best training for safe at-height access. You can book a course at either of our training centres in Wakefield and Warrington, or if you prefer, we can come to you. 

All our training courses conform to the international ISO quality mark and satisfy standards required by many Health and Safety legislation and Work at Height regulations 


 Next day delivery of commercial fit out MEWPs
We understand that with lots of people working on the same project at once, your requirements can change, sometimes on a daily basis. That’s fine with us. Simply pick up the phone, tell us what you need – or ask for our advice – and we’ll deliver your machine to your door the very next day.  

If you’re not sure which commercial fit out MEWP is right for you, we can talk you through the options; all you need to do is give us a few basic details: 

  • Tell us about the scale of the job: Is it a small office refurbishment or a large commercial fit out project?  
  • Does your project management plan mean you have a designated sequence of jobs to be carried out consecutively or will individual contractors and trades be working side by side?  
  • What type of indoor terrain are you working on – finished or unfinished?  


Once we’ve got a feel for your requirements, we’ll suggest the ideal platform for you. To discuss the best commercial fit out MEWP to hire for your project, talk to the team at Horizon Platforms today 


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