Vp acquire UK spider platform rental firm Higher Access

Tuesday 01 March 2016

Vp made the announcement on the 1st March 2016 that they have acquired Higher Access Ltd.


Higher Access are the UK’s leading specialist supplier of tracked access platforms, otherwise known as ‘spider platforms’which have been designed to reach the places other access platforms and lifts cannot.

Higher Access will operate alongside Vp's UK Forks material handling business.

“We are very pleased to welcome the Higher Access team to the Vp group. The acquisition will be an excellent complement to our strong UK Forks business, and fits the Vp model of developing specialist rental businesses with strong market positions," said Jeremy Pilkington, Vp's chairman.