Wilson Access increase Midlands coverage from purpose-built depot in Birmingham



Powered access specialist Wilson Access increases Midlands coverage for their specialist truck and track mounted platforms from a purpose-built depot in Birmingham.

One of the UK’s leading powered access specialist for truck and track mounted platforms Wilson Access, has further strengthened its UK coverage from a new purpose-built site in Birmingham.  Wilson Access maintain a modern fleet of powered access machines, truck and track mounted platforms and supply machines from leading manufacturers including Palfinger, CTE, Ruthmann, Teupen, GSR and JLG.

The depot features hire offices, training facilities, a large workshop, a fully floodlit yard and dedicated cleaning area for over 300 machines in the depot’s fleet.

Hire Team

Wilson’s local team in Birmingham is on hand to advise customers on all aspects of powered access machine hire. They support their customers on every step of a hire, from site surveys, placing an order, keeping customers updated on delivery, through to off-hire and collection. With an average fleet age of 4 years, the experienced hire team advise and supply the most suitable machines for a wide range of specialist applications.  Wilson Access customers in Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Stoke, Salop, Telford, Worcester, Walsall, and Wolverhampton areas are all serviced here.   

Engineering Facilities

15,000 sq ft of workshop space is home to the depot engineering team, who carry out pre-delivery inspections (PDIs), services, LOLER inspections, repairs and manufacturer updates on a growing fleet of rental machines.

Pete Wajner, Managing Director, Wilson Access Hire said: “The purpose-built Birmingham depot is a state-of-the-art facility that accommodates the growing needs of our expanding customer base in the Midlands. Our experienced and friendly team will go above and beyond to find customers the most suitable machine for their projects. With our spider lift reach heights from 14m to our class leading 57m truck mount; we are confident with the help of our machines we will get you and your projects off the ground!”

In recent years parent company AFI has made significant investments in facilities, hire fleet, and people. They have expanded to 30 locations in the UK, and five in the Middle East. They now have a fleet of more than 7,000 powered access machines and provide training for more than 25,000 people each year.