Choosing a MEWP for Your Commercial Fit Out

Are you looking for a mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) to aid a commercial fit out job?

A commercial fit out project – whether it’s a new build or an office refurbishment – demands speciality work-at-height access platforms which are both practical, lightweight and versatile enough to meet the requirements of a broad range of tradespeople, often working on the same job at the same time. That means reliable, quality MEWPs, delivered and collected on schedule is a must.

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The Ultimate Guide To Choosing Your Cherry Picker

Cherry pickers are used to help us work at height safely – they are a type of mobile elevated work platform (MEWP), often also known as a boom lift. With different outreach lengths, platform widths and working heights on offer, you can always select the right powered access platform to suit your specific job. You are spoilt for choice when it comes to hiring or buying your cherry picker as there are a number of industry-standard nationwide cherry picker brands to choose from. 

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The Most Common Risks When Using MEWPs

Working at height can be particularly challenging and, in some cases, can be dangerous if risks aren’t assessed and mitigated successfully.

Tragically, around 34 workers are killed by a fall from height in Britain each year. Falls from height accounted for 25% of worker deaths in 2020/21, so to say it’s vital these accidents are prevented would be an understatement. Understanding and preventing risks when working at height could quite literally be lifesaving. 

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How Horizon delivers exceptional Platform Hire across the UK

From Aberdeen to Truro and Glasgow to Guildford, Horizon has been providing platform hire across the UK before, during and now post-lockdown. Be it a scissor lift for a short term hire or a cherry picker for a lengthy 12-month contract, we have had the right solution for customers all over the United Kingdom.

Our customers appreciate the emphasis we place on quick, reliable hire and the consistent quality delivered across all orders with Horizon, whether supplied from our Super Depot, or via our network of carefully selected partners.  In the last 12 months, our cross-hire network has provided the full Horizon experience to customers at over 1,500 postcodes all over the UK. From Haulotte’s in Harrow, SkyJacks in Skegness and even a Genie in Gillingham!

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