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JMS platform and street art takes Leeds United to new heights

Leeds United may be about to start its first season in the Premier League since 2004 but it has taken an access platform from JMS to allow the club to reach new heights through street art. A Niftylift Height Rider 15 articulating cherry picker has been hired from the JMS Leeds depot to allow an […]

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JMS boom lift helps put the cherry on top – of the 4th Plinth

An articulating boom lift hired from JMS has been used to capture the moment a giant ice-cream artwork was unveiled in Trafalgar Square. A video camera operator was in the basket of the Niftylift Height Rider 17 4×4 Hybrid as a cover was pulled from the sculpture, called The End, by British artist Heather Phillipson. […]

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JMS gives customers the edge with first bi-energy Lightlift 33.17s

JMS has taken delivery of the UK’s first bi-energy Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS spider platform. Access Platform Sales (APS), the exclusive distributor for all Hinowa products in the UK, is due to deliver a second bi-energy Lightlift 33.17 to JMS in January. The new bi-energy Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 spider platform can be powered with […]

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Low level access boost for skyscraper refurb programme

Powered access hire specialist JMS has teamed up with low level platform manufacturer Power Tower to support office refurbishment in one of the UK’s tallest buildings. JMS has been commissioned by Canary Wharf Group to provide low level platforms for contractors stripping out and refitting 11 floors of a skyscraper in London’s Docklands. The hire […]

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Tracked spider lift accelerates complex tree felling task

A tracked spider lift hired from JMS has helped arborists fell a large diseased tree in a city street quickly and safely – minimising disruption to residents and road users. The Teupen Leo 36T spider boom was operated in tandem with a mobile crane to take down the 120-year-old hybrid black poplar tree in Islington, […]

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Need powered access for films? See the man on the couch

Powered access hire specialist JMS is planning a novel way to share expertise and advice with film, TV and media clients. It is preparing a series of videos featuring the company’s film, TV and media specialist, Paul Hollands, and a very colourful prop. JMS Sales and Marketing Director Scott Walker explains: “We’re going a little […]

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Articulating boom lifts – the benefit of thinking big

Articulating boom lifts deliver maximum flexibility when working at height. JMS’s JLG 1500AJP also delivers maximum height and reach. The super boom is the world’s tallest articulating boom lift, which gives it unique advantages when working in confined areas or at multiple locations at serious height levels. World beating boom lift Advanced JLG features The […]

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JMS boom lifts ‘ideal’ for major dock build formwork

JMS boom lifts ‘ideal’ for major dock build formwork

Powered access platforms supplied by JMS are assisting a contractor in building formwork and pouring concrete as part of the largest dock expansion project in the UK. Graham Group is the main contractor for Tilbury2, a £200m extension to Tilbury Docks on the River Thames in Essex, which includes a new roll-on/roll-off terminal and a […]

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JMS moves into truck mounted boom hire market

Powered access rental specialist JMS has added a truck-mounted boom lift to its hire fleet for the first time. The company has invested in the GSR 200PX, which offers hire customers a maximum working height of 20m and a maximum outreach of 8.7m. JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “We’re responding to customer demand for […]

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JMS powered access selected for energy from waste plant

Leading powered access specialist JMS is supplying a range of access platforms backed by comprehensive service support to assist in the construction of a £¼billion waste to energy facility. Its super boom lifts and tracked spider booms are being used for steel erection at the huge site in Avonmouth near Bristol, as shown by our […]

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Hinowa boom lift supports high-rise building cladding inspections

Building surveyors and engineers are turning to JMS to hire the latest powered access technology that makes it easier and safer to carry out cladding inspections on high-rise buildings. JMS has provided a lithium battery powered Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS boom lift to allow engineers to take a close and detailed look at cladding […]

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Hinowa 33.17 Lightlift IIIS

Ultra-modern spider boom helps preserve Victorian glass wonder

JMS’s new lithium battery powered Hinowa tracked boom – the first of its kind in the UK – has proved to be perfect for inspecting and maintaining the world’s largest Victorian glasshouse. The Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS boom lift met all challenging working at height criteria set by structural glass installation specialist Vision AGI […]

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When the going gets tough this scissor lift gets going

On modern construction site, now more than ever before, time is money. That is why contractors are turning to the most productive equipment to get jobs done, which is where the diesel-powered Dingli JCPT 2223 RTA scissor lift comes into its own. Building contractors programme on-site activity down to hours and minutes to meet ever […]

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Rough terrain spider boom ready for 5G installation

Powered access hire specialist JMS has responded to growing demand for an ability to work at 30m+ height over rough terrain. The Ommelift 3700 RBDJ boom has full hybrid drive and lift, with diesel power for working at height externally, and electric batteries for internal projects. The spider boom has excellent gradeability. It can be […]

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Almac Bibi 1090-BL mini crawler scissor lift

New Bibi scissor is king of the slopes – that’s on the level

Until powered access hire customers see the new Bibi 1090-BL EVO tracked scissor lift in action, they might be surprised at what it can do. “The platform is also likely to be the rough terrain scissor lift of choice for working on construction sites and landscaped areas for building and facilities maintenance work.” Automatic self-levelling […]

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JMS gets UK’s first lithium Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 boom

Powered access hire specialist JMS has become the first company in the UK to take delivery of a lithium battery powered Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 Performance IIIS tracked boom. The new machine combines the long and stable duty cycles provided by lithium-ion power with the exceptional compactness and outreach Hinowa spider lifts are recognised for. The […]

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London Skyline

Rising UK skyline built for Hinowa Lightlift 33.17

UK cities are on the up, says a new report on tall buildings, which is why JMS is expecting its Hinowa Lightlift 33.17 aerial platform will be in high demand. Taller buildings – taller spider booms While the number of planning applications in 2018 decreased marginally, the number of tall building schemes given planning approval […]

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JMS announces expansion with new Dartford depot

Powered access hire specialist JMS has opened a new depot in North Kent. The new JMS Dartford depot is strategically placed to serve the company’s growing number of customers in South and East London, Kent and Sussex. JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “Our new depot is ideally-placed to enhance our service for customers south […]

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Floating aerial boom delivers perfect Dockland paint job

An aerial boom supplied by powered access hire specialist JMS has been lifted onto a river barge to allow contractors to paint a railway bridge in London’s Docklands. The highly unusual approach to working at height meant the bridge could be painted with no disruption to train services and passengers and without erecting extensive and […]

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Hinowa boom makes light of unique maintenance challenge

A Hinowa Lightlift 26.14 access boom supplied by JMS has made light work of a gutter and roof inspection project in a way that other booms would struggle to match. The machine is one of a number of the ultra-light and compact articulating booms JMS is adding to its hire fleet and has immediately come […]

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Banner hanging at world heritage site needs emission-free boom

A pollution-free access platform supplied by JMS has been used to assist the installation of giant banners promoting a major restoration project at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. The NiftyLift Height Rider HR15N self-propelled boom lift was used by John Anthony Signs to hang the two-metre by four-metre banners publicising the restoration of […]

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London Marathon 2019

Help JMS marathon man raise funds for NSPCC

JMS Director Justin Lynn is taking part in the 2019 Virgin London Marathon on 29 April to raise funds for the NSPCC. This is the third time Justin has taken on the iconic 26.2 mile challenge.  He has been working towards the event over the winter months by following a precise training plan, running up […]

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Watch the Nifty 120T – the go anywhere compact boom

The versatility and excellent reach of the Nifty 120T trailer-mounted boom is perfectly demonstrated in JMS’s latest powered access video. The Nifty 120T’s telescopic upper boom helps deliver a maximum working height of 12.2 metres and maximum outreach of 6.1m Yet the aerial boom weighs just 1400kg, allowing it to be towed by a large […]

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JMS powered access supports wildlife surveys

Spider power from JMS has been used to inspect derelict buildings to check that they were not being used as roosts for bats. A demolition contractor needed to survey the properties to ensure they had not become a new home for wildlife, especially bats. JMS Sales and Marketing Director Scott Walker said: “The building had […]

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JMS hits the high notes at the BRIT Awards

JMS powered access played a key role in setting up the O2 Arena for the 2019 BRIT Awards. Some of the UK’s largest powered access platforms were required to hang large branded banners and posters throughout the O2 Arena where the event was taking place. The project included the arena exterior, all internal public areas, […]

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Bi-level tracked scissor takes on the toughest environments

JMS has added the incredible new BiBi 850 BL bi-level tracked scissor lift from Almac to its powered access hire fleet. The 7.9m BiBi 850 BL access platform is designed to deliver safety and stability in the toughest environments. Compact tracks mean the diesel scissor lift operates safely on any type of slope up to […]

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Impressive Genie purchases meet customer specification

JMS has confirmed its position as one of the most responsive powered access hire companies in the UK with the purchase of two Genie super booms. The acquisition of two brand new 43m Genie SX-135 XC telescopic booms delivers industry-leading height, outreach and platform capacity for its hire customers. JMS Sales and Marketing Director Scott […]

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JMS passes audition test for film and TV showcase

The JMS media team at Pinewood Studios has passed the accreditation requirements to be listed in the Kays UK Production Manual app. Kays is the best-known resource for UK and worldwide film and media production services looking for pre-vetted specialist suppliers. The JMS listing highlights the company’s specialist powered access services for the media industry. […]

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JMS makes heavy investment in lightweight booms

Powered access hire specialist JMS has taken delivery of 30 new Niftylift booms. The investment of over £1.1million reflects the growing popularity in the UK of compact, lightweight powered access machines. Boom hire investment JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “JMS wants to be at the forefront of offering customers the very latest compact lightweight […]

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A festive roundup of powered access hire

JMS has taken a festive approach to powered access hire and present to you a roundup of the recent social media campaign #TheGiftofJMS So here it is … your one page round up of this year’s campaign with useful links. JMS Powered Access Hire JMS presented a range of different products and services in our […]

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Boom lift site survey supports high-level netting removal

The value of an expert JMS powered access site survey has been demonstrated during a complex construction project that required the removal of safety netting from inside a new building. The major contractor invited JMS to survey a site in Oxford and provide the safest powered access solution for removing the netting from the 15-metre […]

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Teupen Spider Boom Hire

Spiders at the Strand

Exterior maintenance work on luxury apartment buildings in central London required compact spider boom lifts capable of being operated while on an incline and over obstacles. 190 Strand is a mixed-use development by St Edward Homes, part of Berkeley Group Holdings, on the south side of The Strand, in Westminster, London. The development is made up of five main buildings. […]

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7 reasons why spider booms from JMS are the first choice for heritage sites

Tracked spider booms are often used for work on listed and historical buildings and other heritage sites due to their fragile nature. There are also frequent difficulties with access to heritage sites both internally and externally. Spider booms offer a range of properties that make them the idea machines for tackling fragile buildings and other […]

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Genie Z-45XC

Genie extra capacity boom investments arrive

JMS Powered Access is delighted with the arrival of six new Z™-45XC booms from Genie. The Z™-45XC booms offer up to 100 per cent more lift capacity and due to high demand are bound to be out on almost permanent hire. JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “The purchase of six new boom lifts is […]

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IPAF Spreader Pads Calculator

Spreader pad tool supports powered access safety

Powered access hire specialist JMS is making available an interactive online tool to help customers calculate the size of spreader pads needed  when setting up a boom-type powered access machine. The IPAF spreader pad calculator helps customers choose the right spreader pads for each job by considering key factors such as the maximum allowable ground pressure […]

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JMS Powered Access is first choice for dockside crane maintenance

If you are maintaining the UK’s largest dockside cranes it makes sense to hire the UK’s largest powered access machines. JMS Powered Access machines are being used exclusively to maintain dockside cranes at the DP World London Gateway Port on the River Thames Estuary. A crane maintenance contractor is using a range of aerial platforms […]

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JMS Powered Access Hire o2 project mint

JMS machines playing their part in new O2 retail village extension

JMS is supporting Project Mint, the new retail village being built at the O2.  JMS has supplied a variety of powered access machines to contractors – from low level push-arounds to superbooms. Eighty new retail and restaurant units will be constructed to complete the circle at the well-known venue. Mark Jackson, JMS Managing Director says, […]

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JLG 1500 AJP Superboom hire

Super boom hire delivers big lift for factory roof repair

The world’s largest articulated boom – the JLG 1500 AJP – supplied by JMS has proved the ideal choice for roofing contractors carrying out insulation work on a factory roof. The super boom provided excellent platform space and capacity to allow the work to be carried out safely and productivity at an industrial estate in […]

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Spider lifts vital for restoration of iconic glass house

JMS has supplied and operated spider lifts for contractors restoring glass in the world-famous Temperate House at Kew Gardens. A Hinowa lithium electric spider lift and a Teupen Leo36T diesel spider lift were both needed to carry out the delicate work of replacing glass in the glass house which is home to some of the […]

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JMS Spurs JLG 1850SJ Boom

Super Boom Squad for the New Tottenham Hotspurs Stadium

The World Cup is kicking off, and football fever strikes across the globe. Here in the UK, big challenges need big powered access machines – and in a certain corner of north London, there is no bigger development right now than the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. In autumn 2018, 62,062 football fans will have JMS […]

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Don’t forget your platform accessories from JMS

When hiring powered access from JMS, don’t forget that you can hire platform accessories too. Platform accessories available from JMS range from tyre covers to material handling stands. These accessories will support safe use of the powered access machines hired from JMS. Day 1 – Diesel Filters Remove fumes with diesel filters – these can be fitted […]

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Ultra boom keeps construction on track without scaffolding

Three high-reach booms hired from JMS, including an ultra boom with a 40-metre working height, have helped a construction company keep curtain wall installation on track at a high-profile housing project. The JMS customer was tasked with installing cladding during refurbishment work on a housing estate in Rainham, Essex, as part of a wider regeneration […]

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Why Hire Spider Lifts from JMS Powered Access?

In recent years, tracked booms have become increasingly popular in providing access to internal and external applications where modern architecture and landscaping creates interesting access challenges. Crawler tracks enable tracked booms to travel over rough terrain whilst innovative boom configuration and modern design enable them to fit through narrow entrances yet still provide high reach […]

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desk glider hire

5 Reasons to hire the Deskglider

The Deskglider access platform is a simple solution for working over desks safely. JMS has a fleet of low-level access platforms for hire. The Deskglider access platform solves an industry wide issue of how to work above desks, tables, and workbenches safely, efficiently, and ensure compliance with the Work at Height Regulations. Justin Lynn, a […]

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IPAF Training

JMS extends offer as an IPAF Training Centre

JMS has been accredited as an IPAF training centre. High quality IPAF-approved working at height training is now being delivered in newly-created facilities at JMS’s HQ and main depots in Harpenden, Hertfordshire and Leeds, Yorkshire. Mark Jackson, JMS Managing Director, said: “We can now provide our customers with an excellent range of access equipment for hire […]

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Articulating Cherry Picker Hire

JMS Cherry Picker Hire Fortnight

As seen on social media, we present the JMS cherry picker hire campaign – #JMSCherryPicker Our cherry picker hire fleet includes articulated cherry pickers (booms), and telescopic cherry pickers. All of our cherry pickers provide excellent outreach over and above obstacles. JMS hire out electric cherry pickers for quiet, emission free operation, diesel cherry pickers for […]

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Nifty HR28 Hire

JMS respond to demand for Niftys

JMS Powered Access has added more Niftylift Height Rider 28 and Height Rider 12N boom lifts to its powered access hire fleet, bringing the total to eight HR 28s and 30 HR 12s. Mark Jackson, JMS Managing Director, said: “Niftylift has worked hard to build a reputation for delivering excellent performance in confined spaces, combined […]

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JMS Track Boom Hire

Spider boom helps keep birds at bay in major hospital

A tracked spider boom lift, combined with JMS operator expertise, has been used to bird proof a building at a busy East London hospital. Estate managers at Homerton Hospital wanted to deter pigeons from roosting in an internal courtyard to protect patients from infection risks caused by bird guano. The NHS hospital’s bird proofing contractor […]

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hinowa tracked boom hire

JMS Invests in more Lithium battery tracked booms.

JMS has invested in 11 Hinowa lithium battery-powered tracked booms. The purchase continues JMS’s strategy of investing in latest the tracked boom lift technology across a range of brands to meet customer expectation on machine choice, and select the best performing booms. JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “Lithium battery technology is one of the […]

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Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Spider Boom

We have the power! JMS invests in more lithium battery tracked booms

JMS customers now have more options to use the most advanced and productive tracked booms because the access specialist has added more lithium battery machines to its boom hire fleet. The company has taken delivery of a range of tracked booms, including the Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Performance IIIS, Hinowa Lightlift 17.75 Performance IIIS, and the Hinowa LL […]

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JMS Powered Access Hire

The Festive Approach to Powered Access

JMS has taken a festive approach to powered access hire and present to you the 12 Days of JMS, better known on our social media as #12DaysofJMS JMS Powered Access Each day we will be presenting different products and services that JMS offer to customers. Remember, if you would like to have a chat about […]

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