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