SkyJack 8841G Refurb!

One of our SkyJack 8841Gas machines in for refurbishment. This is a before picture, looking forward to seeing the after pictures!


We are happy to announce that going forward, all of our gas machines will now use Calor Gas Ltd Bio LPG. This is a renewable, more sustainable gas as it reduces carbon emissions by up to 15% compared to standard LPG, and is made from a range of sustainably sourced raw materials.

Dingli JCPT1012 Trailer Delivery

Fantastic bit of kit leaving the Cannock depot this morning on the trailer.


HR12L Trailer delivery for the Cannock Depot

Cannock Depot making the most of the trailer and delivery an HR12L!

Sourcing a Brand New SkyJack 3219 for one of our customers

Out with the old, in with the new! Dan Williamson (Thirsk Depot Manager) handing over a brand new SkyJack 3219 to one of our customers, who had one of our machines on hire for over 3 years! 

Think it was due an upgrade!

First delivery of our brand new Dingli BA22ERT

This is the first model of this machine in the UK! Looking forward to hearing the  feedback from our customer.


IPAF ePal cards, coming soon!

IPAF PAL cards are soon to be digitalised through an IPAF app accessible on smart phones and tablets. Not available yet but keep an eye out for this 👀


Machines on site for the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Our Dingli JCPT 2212 and Holland Lift 195/25 on site at Perry Barr in Birmingham. The work taking place is in preparation for the 2022 Commonwealth games. Very produ to be a part of this exciting project.

National Apprenticeship Week

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week at our Cannock Depot.

Josh Willis (left) is in the 1st year of his apprenticeship, and Kalem Chambers-Wardman (right) is in the 2nd year of his apprenticeship.

Both are learning quickly and proving to be great additions to the company.

New all Electric Dingli Boom - first one in the UK!

We are pleased to announce we have taken delivery of the first Dingli BA22ERT boom in the UK. The machine has a working height of 22.21 metres and a maximum outreach of 12.72 metres. This is the article featured on Link –





Is it a bird? Is it a plane?

No, its a Skyjack 3219! One of our machines being lowered off site by a crane in Central Manchester. Now we know why they are called Skyjack! Not something you see everyday.

Local Job for the Thirsk Depot

A nice local job just a stones throw away from our Thirsk Depot. Two of our Skyjack 3219 scissor lifts on site helping Parker Oak build a new extension for Thirsk Garden Centre.

New Dingli added to our fleet!

We have recently acquired a new Dingli JCPT2212DC. This machine is favoured by our racking customers due to its 22m working height, safe working load of 600kg and a fully extendable deck size of 6.1m.

Furthermore, front and rear steering enables great manoeuvrability.

Peter Cushion (Dingli) handed the machine over to our service director Gerry O’Connor.

This is the first machine added to our fleet in 2021, which we are very excited about. With such versatility, it makes a great addition!

Skyjack 3226 at York Designer Outlet

One of our Skyjack 3226 machines at the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet in York. Making the most of having no shoppers!

Snow in Cannock

It maybe snowing in Cannock, but that doesn’t stop our engineers getting machines ready for the new year!

Genie Z62/40 In York City Centre

One of our Genie Z62/40’s in York City Centre. Our customer was ensuring Christmas wasn’t cancelled and decorated Browns with festive lights.

Sun, Sea, Sand... and a scissor lift!

One of our trailer deliveries to Seaburn. Perks of the job!

PDI in December Sun

A sunny and positively mild December afternoon. What better conditions could you ask for when doing a pre-delivery inspection?

MEWPs for Managers eLearning

IPAFs MEWPs for Managers training course covers what managers need to know for safe and effective use of MEWPs on site, including planning the job, conducting a risk assessment, selecting the right equipment for optimum cost-efficiency and mitigating all possible risks.
Premier Platforms can provide IPAF MEWP for Managers via eLearning – get in touch for more details

VR Training Simulator

Thanks to Darren Verschure and Serious Labs for bringing over the Virtual Reality Simulator to our Cannock Depot, we will be providing IPAF PAL+ e-learning and VR practical very soon, watch out for the date.

Handing over a brand new SkyJack 3219 to Blacker Steel Fabrications.

Steve from Blacker Steel Fabrications asked us to source him a SkyJack 3219 to add to their business. A quick turnaround and a brand new machine means a happy customer! Here is Charlie handing over the machine to Dave at their workshop in Osbaldwick.

Premier Platforms Article on Vertikal

Article on Vertikal about PAL+ and how we are integrating virtual reality into our IPAF training.

Full article –

IPAF 3a and 3b Operator Training

Cold and wet 3a and 3b training today. Congrats to all the lads as they passed with flying colours. We offer all types of IPAF training, so if you need any, get in touch!

Two Brand New SkyJacks

Two brand new SkyJack 4732’s delivered by the manufacturer to site this morning. What a great start to the month!

Congratulations Ben!

Congratulations to our very own Ben Young for passing his level 3 diploma in construction plant and machinery maintenance.

York Museum Gardens

One of our customers working on a Grade II listed 14th century Hospitium in York Museum Gardens.


Customers machine required a LOLER. This is the before picture.


Customers machine required a LOLER. This is the after picture!

Gas Machine on a Pallet Racking job

Great to see one of our SkyJack 8841’s in action for a warehouse pallet racking job.

We boast a fleet with a wide variety of gas and electric scissors, which are great for indoor work and racking companies!

Ortis Delay and the Gadget Show

One of our machines on set while filming an upcoming episode of The Gadget Show for Channel 5 with Ortis Delay. What a great day!

IPAF Accident Reporting

We are pledging to report all accidents to the new IPAF accident portal.

Beautiful View on a Delivery

Lovely backdrop en route to drop off a scissor lift for one of our customers.

IPAF Operator Training

IPAF Operator training and testing at Premier Platforms. We offer both online e-learning for theory and hands on practical training.

Trailer Deliveries at Cannock

Four trucks loaded and two more machines loaded on the trailers ready for delivery at the Cannock Depot.

IPAF Training Set-up

Ready for IPAF operator training at our Thirsk Depot.

Surveyed and Delivered

Site surveyed Wesnesday and the required machine delivered first thing Thursday. Another happy customer!

IPAF Training Thirsk

IPAF Practical training at our Thirsk depot, candidates have been carrying out the eLearning theory side of the course at home and then coming to either our Cannock or Thirsk depot for a half day practical session. eLearning is great for social distancing and your emplyee is only away from work for 1/2  a day.

COVID -19 Government Certificate

Premier Platforms have complied with the Governments guidance for workplaces at both our Depots, ensuring that our employees, customers and suppliers stay safe during these times.


We have done it again, 2nd year in a row that we have been awarded Silver, it shows the commitment from Premier Platforms that we can continually meet the stringent standards set out by IPAF and SSIP.

NHS Nightingale Hospital Harrogate

Premeir Platforms supporting contractors with one of a selection of machines supplied to the  NHS Nightingale Hosptial in Harrogate

Designer Outlet Skyjack

One or our SJ9250’s spotted on the new McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in Cannock that is due to open in 2020

Apprentice Week 2020

As it is Apprentice Week, we thought we would show you our two apprentice’s – From our Cannock Depot Kalem is changing a gas bottle over on one of our Gas Scissors he is in his 1st Year and from our Thirsk Depot Ben is checking some batteries on one of our Electric Scissors, he is on his 3rd and final year.

Thirsk Sunset

A great picture from one of our Engineers in Thirsk showing some of the machine’s available against a red sky

Nifty Row

A row of Niftylifts ready to be loaded for tomorrows deliveries HR12, HR17, HR12 Electric and a 120T

Season Greetings

Merry Christmas to all our Customers, Contractors and Suppliers

Christmas Fair

Thirsk Depot showcasing a new Skyjack SJ3226 at the Thirsk Auction Mart Christmas Fair

North York Moors

One of this month’s more interesting jobs – industrial heritage works in Rosedale North Yorkshire. Surveyed, quoted, sourced, delivered, operated and collected all according to plan with a Niftylift HR28 from Premier Platforms Thirsk Depot

New CTE for Premier

Gerry O Connor taking delivery of our New CTE 21.3 JHL at our Cannock Depot

IPAF Rental +

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded Silver on our first  IPAF Rental + audit, this quality mark shows that we have been independently audited by an ISO 9001 auditor and that Premier Platforms has met the most stringent standards of training, health, safety, environmental, equipment maintenance and customer service

1st Hire

New stock of Skyjack SJ4626 arrived yesterday – Inspected, PDI’d, Liveried and going out on hire today

Deer Shed Festival 2019

Premier Platforms SJ66 helping put up a stage at the Deer Shed Festival in North Yorkshire

Kirby Knowle

SJ4626 being delivered to Kirby Knowle, North Yorkshire from our Thirsk Depot

JCB Golf

Our two resident golfers Steve and Liam had the privilege to play a round of golf at JCB’s own Golf Course


Track Unit training our engineers on installing the hardware so that we can be connected with our fleet anywhere in the UK

Continued Fleet Expansion

Another delivery of new Skyjacks, £1m + spent in 2019 to keep a fresh and modern fleet

Fleet Mix

A range of machines available from our Thirsk Depot

Safe Contractor Award

On top of  Rental + in 2019 we have also been accredited Safe Contractor for MEWP hire, sales, service & training