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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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 dieselscissor lift operates safely on any type of slope up to 20 […]

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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 rang 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 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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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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Electric Scissor Lift Hire – JMS introduces the Dingli JCPT 0607 DCS

JMS is one of the first platform hire companies in the UK to take delivery of the ultra-narrow Dingli JCPT 0607 DCS self-propelled, electric scissor lift. The low-level access machine replaces other working at height systems, such as ladders, and scaffolding towers, while providing greater flexibility, productivity, and safety. Ultra-Narrow and Safe Mark Jackson, Managing […]

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Safe Low-Level Access with the DeskGlider

What is a DeskGlider? The DeskGlider is a low-level access platform that allows safer access over and above desk areas, up to a working height of four metres. The DeskGlider is also known by other names such as Desk Surfer and Glidelift. JMS’s Managing Director, Mark Jackson said “The DeskGlider makes it easier for our […]

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High Investment in Low Level Powered Access Platforms

JMS continues high investment in low level powered access platforms and has been named as one of the UK’s top five powered access companies for low level fleets in Cranes and Access magazine. JMS has invested significantly in low level access over the course of 2017, adding more than two hundred new machines to its hire […]

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10 Reasons you’ll want to pocket our all new brochure

It is back by popular demand. Bigger and better than ever, but still the handy pocket-sized shape.   Yes, it is the new JMS product brochure.  The all-new printed booklet is packed full of powered access equipment which can also be viewed on our website. Many new machines have been added to our handy comprehensive […]

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JMS are in the Top 10 of a National Access Hire League Table

JMS has been named as one of the top ten powered access hire specialists in the UK by trade magazine Cranes and Access. It is the first time that JMS has been featured within the top 10 access hire companies in the annual league table. Cranes and Access listed JMS at number 9 in a […]

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JMS invests in the world’s tallest articulating boom lift

The world’s largest articulated boom has landed in the UK this year.  JMS has taken delivery of two JLG 1500 AJPs, the world’s tallest and farthest reaching articulating boom. The World’s Tallest Articulating Boom Lift The JLG 1500 AJP articulated boom has the widest working range of any articulated boom in the world.  This boom […]

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JMS Launches Damage Waiver Scheme

JMS is now offering the option for Damage Waiver cover when hiring access equipment to it’s new and existing customers. Damage Waiver is a simple scheme that prevents customers paying unforeseen charges that arise from accidental damage, theft or loss of expensive access equipment. It is a requirement when hiring powered access to have adequate cover […]

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JMS Invests in the Titan of Boom Lifts – The MEC Titan Boom 60-S

Powered access hire specialist JMS has taken delivery of a MEC Titan Boom™ 60-S – which combines the deck space of a large scissor lift and the up-and-over capability of a boom. The MEC Titan 60-S can lift personnel, equipment and materials weighing up to 1,350kg to a maximum height of 18.3 metres, and it […]

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Bong! JMS supplies boom to contractors carrying out Big Ben restoration

Big Ben has fallen silent to allow a major restoration programme to begin – and powered access equipment supplied for a contractor from JMS is carrying out important restoration work. JMS has supplied a JLG 1200 SJP telescopic boom to a contractor repairing the iconic British landmark in Westminster, London, and a TV documentary is […]

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Haulotte HA16 RTJ Pro – a diesel boom lift built to perform

JMS has added the Haulotte HA16 RTJ Pro diesel boom lift to its powered access fleet. It is a great all-round access boom, but has been designed, says Haulotte, for use in the construction sector, in particular. “We are responding to strong demand from customers for productive machines.” says Mark Jackson, Managing Director of JMS. When […]

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JMS Invests in Haulotte Compact 14 Electric Scissor Lifts

JMS has taken delivery of six new Haulotte Compact 14 Electric Scissor lifts to its powered access fleet. JMS, Managing Director, Mark Jackson said: “We are continuing to invest in a range of products for the fleet by responding to a growing customer demand for products which offer long working cycles and zero emissions. We recognise […]

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JMS places large order for Skyjack aerial platforms

JMS has placed an order for 46 new Skyjack aerial platforms. Investment The investment maintains the impressive pace of growth of JMS’s rental fleet, said Managing Director of JMS, Mark Jackson. He added: “We stock powered access machines from a range of manufacturers, and always will, to ensure we match customer needs and preferences. “However, […]

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GS 3232 electric scissor lift – a big noise in ultra-quiet access

It is not enough now in many working environments for powered access equipment to be fume-free, there is a move towards making it decibel-free as well.   The Genie GS 3232 scissor lift, available for hire through JMS, typifies this drive to reduce unnecessary noise. The machine, says Genie, is “characterised by low noise levels”. […]

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The World’s Most Powerful Boom Lift – the JLG 1850SJ

The JLG 1850SJ is now back at the JMS Powered Access fleet. It is available for hire at short notice. Here in the UK, the ever demanding high level applications from telecoms, turbine, petrochemical plants has pushed hire companies to greater heights. The JMS powered access fleet invested in two JLG 1850SJ boom lifts.  The investment continues JMS’s association […]

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JMS invests in 12 Niftylift Booms for Hire Fleet

JMS invests in Niftylift Hybrid Boom Lifts JMS has added twelve new Niftylift hybrid boom lifts to its powered access hire fleet.  The investment continues JMS’s strong association with the British brand, known for its innovative and robust machines. JMS Managing Director Mark Jackson said: “We are responding to growing customer demand for highly flexible, […]

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Cherry Picker Hire with JMS – a useful guide.

A Guide for Choosing a Cherry Picker The cherry picker hire team at JMS work with knowledgeable customers who know a great deal about powered access and working at height. As a way of sharing information with colleagues, we have compiled a guide for cherry picker hire options along with the functionality and purpose of […]

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JMS Invests in New JLG 6RS Electric Scissor Lifts

JMS is responding to the growing demand for highly-sustainable low carbon powered access equipment by adding JLG 6RS scissor lifts to its access hire fleet. The JLG 6RS electric scissor lift delivers industry-leading operational capability while satisfying an important need to carry out working at height operations with highly-efficient, low-energy, fume-free machines. JMS Managing Director […]

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Welcome to the scissor lift fleet – Airo XL19 E

We’re delighted to introduce a new member of our electric scissor lift fleet – the Airo Xl 19 E The Airo XL19 E is an electric scissor lift for hire from JMS across the UK. It has a 19.26m working height and an extensive deck area suitable for heavy loads and equipment and multiple orperatives […]

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Cherry Picker Hire – Genie Z33-18

The Genie Z33/18 is Genie’s first lightweight, high efficiency, electric compact boom lift (cherry picker) Its tight turning radius and Fast Mast™ boom function provide operates with great versatility – it is particularly suited to areas with restricted access – retail, leisure environments or airports and rail stations As a newly designed model, it’s packed with features […]

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Cherry Picker Hire – Manitou 160ATJ

As part of our ongoing series looking at Cherry Picker Hire we’re showcasing the many talents of the Manitou 160 ATJ Self propelled boom. Its clever boom configuration provides an excellent full working envelope up to working height of 16.01m and a working outreach of 7.38m Great manoeuvrability from its superior steering system is ideal […]

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Cherry Picker Hire – Genie Z30/20N Boom Lift

This November, we’re focusing on Cherry Picker Hire As one of the largest, most modern fleets in the UK, JMS has the right cherry picker for you. However, as they come in all shapes and size we thought we’d introduce a few of the most popular cherry pickers available from our depots in Harpenden, Leeds […]

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Cherry Picker Hire – Nifty Height Rider 12N

This December, we’re focusing on Cherry Picker Hire The Height Rider 12 Narrow (HR12N) self propelled boom lift is one of the most popular compact cherry pickers available for hire. Its lightweight, super compact chassis has an overall weight of 3435kg, making it first choice cherry picker nationwide for work on more delicate floor finishes […]

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Cherry Picker Hire – Genie Z45/22

This November, we’re focusing on Cherry Picker Hire and here is the second boom lift we are focussing on – the Genie Z45 Arguably the most iconic of all cherry pickers – it’s near 16m working height has given it the role as one of the most common (or should that be popular) machines of […]

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Cherry Pickers line up ready for their starring role

It was another star-studded line up for some of our cherry pickers (self propelled booms) earlier this week. In preparation for a spot of filming JMS delivered three large booms for use by the film crew. Used extensively for lighting, media crews use the simple to use cherry picker boom controls to help them precisely […]

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Spider Boom proves just the job for Iconic Building

When precision and agility were on the must have list for maintenance work at the iconic Hoover Building in West London, JMS knew exactly what to supply – the Hinowa Lightlift 20.10 Track Mounted boom lift. The Light Lift 20.10 is an impressive machine, providing 20.1m of working height and importantly for boom type machines […]

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More Pecolifts for JMS Powered Access

JMS Powered Access has taken delivery of the final units from its latest £350,000 investment in Pecolift low level access platforms. This latest tranche is part of the JMS ongoing investment programme that has seen JMS secure a top five position in UK fleets of push around access platforms, and expand their depot network beyond […]

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Hire a Glidelift from JMS

JMS Powered Access, one of the leading access hire specialists in the UK has introduced the Glidelift Access platform into its hire fleet. Built upon the successful desk surfer / desk glider model the Glidelift goes straight into the hire fleet of both Harpenden (Hertfordshire) and Leeds (Yorkshire) depots as well as the very first […]

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FuelBox

Fuel Box is a self contained unit holding 20 litres of  diesel which can easily be stored in your van or safely on site. If you do run out of fuel, grab your FuelBox – you can get back to work within minutes using the friendly glug-free pouring system. With a useful 20l supply of […]

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Lights, Camera, Access – JMS boom lifts on hire in London

A beautiful setting for the five strong team of JMS boom lifts on hire in London, helping to create the perfect light conditions for the production team. Both Genie Boom lifts and JLG Boom Lifts on hire for the Film & TV job – with their giant reach, they are ideal for large external location […]

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New JLG Boom

JLG Launch World’s tallest articulated boom lift

JMS bring you the latest news from Europe’s largest Construction exhibition, BAUMA with the launch of another JLG Boom Lift the World’s tallest articulated boom lift – the JLG 1500AJP articulated boom JMS is well known in the UK as it was one of the first companies to bring the World’s largest telescopic boom lift […]

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Two of the World’s largest self propelled boom out on hire

When you need to hire 2 x 185 foot (58.57m) telescopic boom lifts for a London construction project then JMS Powered Access is the place to go. Both of these mega booms, the JLG 1850SJ Telescopic Boom Lift, are on site to assist in the steel erection of this large London Construction project. If you […]

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New Hinowa 15m tracked boom lift

JMS tracked boom hire fleet has gone from strength to strength in 2016. Always keen to bring you all the main industry news – we see the very latest addition to the range of Hinowa Tacked boom lifts (link) has arrived. Hinowa is adding a 15m machine to its growing range of high quality tracked […]

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Award winner in the JMS hire fleet

IAPA award winners announced in Madrid More than 400 professionals attended the annual awards dinner, which took place at the NH Collection hotel in Madrid. The awards were jointly organised by Access International and IPAF. Around 100 entries across 13 award categories were received for the IAPAs 2016, and one of the winners was: Product of […]

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Working All Hours – Genie Z80 boom lifts on hire

Great to see three JMS Genie Z80/20 on hire and helping out in a big budget TV production on location in Kent. The Genie booms are being used to precisely position lighting rigs and enable the cameras to keep rolling well into the evening. Contact our Media team if you’re looking for Access hire for […]

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MEC launches two new scissors

MEC Aerial Work Platforms debuted two new slab scissors during The Rental Show, Feb. 21-24 in Atlanta. On the smaller side of the spectrum, MEC showed its 1330SE micro-slim electric scissor lift that features 13 feet of platform height and is designed to compete with vertical mast lifts. The scissor has a 24-inch roll-out extension, […]

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Ultra boom lifts on hire

Two of the JMS fleet of Ultra Booms hard at work. The JLG 1250AJP diesel powered ultra boom lifts are on hire on the South coast of England. The boom configuration of the JLG 1250 AJP (max working height of 40.1m) provides excellent outreach on high reach boom applications all the way out to 22.86m. […]

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Leeds Depot investment for boom hire fleet

A sunny morning for our TV and Media Access specialist Tim in Leeds following another delivery of booms and scissors to our powered access hire depot in Leeds, Yorkshire. Since its opening, JMS has been rolling out the investment in new equipment. Some of the new arrivals in the boom hire fleet are large booms, […]

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CMC Launches new Hybrid track mounted platform

Great to see another Lithium ion machine on the market. We’re getting a great reaction from JMS customer to our lithium ion tracked booms. Italy-based CMC has launched the CMC S25 Hybrid track mounted platform. Designed for indoor use the hybrid version makes use of Lithium batteries for eight hours continuous work at an equal […]

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Manitou roundup

Manitou are a key supplier to JMS –always interested to hear of their excellent recent results. Manitou Group sales increased by 8% in the fourth quarter of 2014 to €333 million, compared to the same quarter in the previous financial year. For the full year sales stood at €1.287 billion, representing a 3% increase year-on-year. Order […]

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JMS stand to attention with tracked boom hire job in Leeds

When Royal Armouries at Leeds, Yorkshire required a boom lift to enable them to undertake a deep clean inside the Hall of Steel, they called the Leeds depot of JMS Powered Access. It wasn’t a straight forward task for the client. The cleaning team needed a combination of height, electric power and there was the […]

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Another great sight for our media team. A sneak peek at the set of a very big production for one of the major film studios. There’s nine of our JCB 17m telehandlers (LINK) on hand to help the shoot Looks like a lovely day for JMS to give this film a big lift.

JMS Telehandlers on set

Another great sight for our media team. A sneak peek at the set of a very big production for one of the major film studios. There’s nine of our JCB 16.7m telehandlers on hand to help the shoot Looks like a lovely day for JMS to give this film a big lift. […]

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Boom time for media access

  One of the JMS team grabbed a quick shot of the 2 Genie 80ft self propelled booms on location for a TV / film job.   With over 10 years’ experience, Tim Kendall heads up our TV and Media team.  Call him today to find out how JMS can help you with you powered […]

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IPAF Mobile Learning

IPAF eLearning

Whilst we share news stories from IPAF we thought this story about eLearning might be of particular interest. JMS are investing heavily in Training throughout 2016 and will be delivering IPAF operator training across the UK. You can read the full article here http://www.khl.com/magazines/access-international/detail/item114345/IPAF-introduces-eLearning?nltr=wd IPAF’s mobile elevating work platform (MEWP) operator training programme has taken a […]

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Teupen Track Mounted Demo Day

Teupen Maschinenbau hosted its Demo Day in November at its company headquarters in Gronau, Germany recently. As one of the key suppliers of track mounted boom lifts to JMS – we were interested in what they had to say. Apart from being able to test products at the factory, customers had the chance to learn […]

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Guidance for the tree care industry

Here at JMS, our tracked boom fleet is often hired by tree care professionals. We were therefore interested to see that IPAF has drafted safety tips for the use of aerial work platforms in the tree care industry. This document is expected to be released shortly and we’ll bring it to you as soon as possible If […]

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Is it Boom time for Christmas lights?

JMS is already planning the festive period this year as Councils, offices and retailers are beginning the process of installation of Christmas lights and decorations. With the largest self-propelled booms in the UK, JMS is able to reach the highest rooftops, treetops and chimney pots to light up the festive night skies. With figures in […]

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JMS sees demand for Big Booms elevate

JMS Powered Access recent investment in very large self propelled booms has proved very successful. Two machines in particular has generated a lot of interest, both here in the UK, but also across in France and Belgium.   Genie SX180 – a 56.86m straight stick boom with huge 24.38m of outreach and the World’s tallest diesel […]

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JMS powered access hire division helps hit TV show

JMS were delighted to help on the recent production of ITV‘s hit TV series Mr Selfridge, the drama chronicling the rise of one of the legendary department store Selfridges. Working closely with the production team, JMS delivered a range of machines to help the tv crew work safely at height. As with many media jobs the […]

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New Pocket guide is HERE

We’re delighted to announce the launch of our pocket guide to our powered access fleet.   Packed with specifications and images of the very best access machines in the world, all available to hire from JMS.   Contact us to reserve a printed copy today or download one here   […]

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Wind Rated Ecolift and Wind rated pecolift hire

JMS now offer the wind rated versions of the popular Ecolift and Pecolift models for hire. Wind rated ecolifts enable the operator to use the Pecolift wind rated or ecolift wind rated in outdoor environments. They can be operated in winds up to 12.5m/s (28mph) – around Beaufort scale 6 In addition – these wind […]

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JMS go Turbo with MEC 6092 RT Big Deck Scissors

JMS investment in large deck scissor lifts hire fleet continues with the arrival of two MEC6092RT diesel scissor lifts. The MEC 6092RT scissor provides working heights of 18.2m with an equally impressive platform capacity of 600kg – ideal for jobs requiring multiple operatives with tools and materials. Powerful Quad-Trax 4 wheel drive and oscillating axles […]

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JMS makes the news with the Genie SX-180 purchase

It’s been a busy week at JMS with our Genie purchase making the industry press – here’s Terex Genie dealer Access Platform Sales release in full Hertfordshire-based JMS Powered Access has continued its investment in big boom lifts with the purchase of the first Genie SX-180 in the UK. The straight boom SX-180 is the biggest […]

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More Genie Z33/18 booms for the hire fleet

JMS Powered Access has taken delivery of a further 12 33ft Genie Z33/18 battery powered boom lifts, following the purchase of three units back in January. The battery/electric Z-33/18 offers a working height of 12 metres, an outreach of 5.6 metres and a platform capacity of 200kg. Weighing 3,665kg, features include non-marking tyres, 30 percent […]

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Our large MEC Scissor on show

Scissor Manufacturer MEC put our new 6092 RT on their stand at the Vertikal Days 2015 show at Haydock Racecourse. We are looking forward to welcoming it into our big deck scissor hire fleet early week.         […]

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Personnel Lift hire – Skyjack SJ16 investment

Lined up and ready to go. Our latest arrival for the powered access fleet at our Hertfordshire HQ – ten SkyJack SJ16 for personnel lift hire. The demands on providing a safe working environments has fuelled the recent expansion of low level access. Cleaning and maintenance tasks previously undertaken on ladders and steps are increasingly […]

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New Genie SX-180 roars into the hire fleet

Hot on the heels of the introduction of the largest boom in the world – the JLG 1850, JMS Powered Access welcome Genie’s highest reaching boom. The Genie 180SX Telescopic Boom Lift is available for hire – long or short term. As a telescopic boom (also know as stick boom or straight boom) the SX180 […]

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Rough terrain, powered by electric – SkyJack 6832 RTE

We’ve welcomed another tranche of the very latest SkyJack 6832 RTE  Electric Rough Terrain scissor in the JMS hire fleet today     Already proving popular on the job site this latest investment from JMS Powered Access adds more capacity to our Rough terrain scissor hire fleet. Fitted with Hybrid Power Pack, the SJ6832RTE is […]

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JMS welcomes Liftlux 245-25 Scissor

JMS continue to invest in the big scissor hire fleet, welcoming the 24.5m working height diesel Liftlux 245-25 scissor. As with many Liftlux models, the 245-25 features the hydraulic extension deck expanding the already large platform area to  2.5 m x 7.55m working area, making this platform ideal for work on construction sites where large […]

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10 New Skyjack 4632 scissor lifts for JMS

JMS Powered Access has taken delivery of 10 new SkyJack 4632 Electric Scissor and will be available for hire immediately This battery powered scissor lift offers 11.75m of working height as well as a large 317kg platform capacity and large working platform area. A handy deck extension is useful when handling large sheets or when you need […]

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More Ecolifts land at JMS

JMS has welcomed the arrival this morning of its latest delivery of Ecolifts – the push around low level access machine with a working height of up to 4.2m The latest Ecolifts order make JMS one of the largest providers of Ecolifts in the UK. These 12 will go straight into work providing low level […]

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JMS Access Takes Delivery of 1,000th Machine

Independent powered access rental company JMS Access has taken delivery of its 1,000th machine.   The company, a division of JMS Powered Access, reached its millennial milestone after receiving a Genie ZX-135/70 boom lift from Access Platform Sales Ltd (APS).   Mark Jackson, founder and director of JMS Powered Access, said: “We are extremely proud […]

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BRAND NEW Telehandler hire – great news for JMS Powered Access customers

JMS Powered Access is delighted to announce the arrival of a fleet of brand new Manitou Telehandlers available to hire across the UK.   The four models in the fleet offer great range for most telehandler requirements. Manitou MT625 Telehandler  Manitou MT732 Telehandler  Manitou MT1335 Telehandler  Manitou MT1840 Telehandler    For all telehhandler hire enquiries, […]

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JMS welcome two more JLG 1250 Articulated Booms for hire

JMS Powered Access has taken delivery of two new JLG 1250 AJP Articulated Booms, adding to its existing impressive hire fleet of big booms.     They join existing articulated booms JLG 1250 and Genie Z135 and telescopic booms such as the JLG 1200 and Genie S120 and Genie S125 booms to offer customers a fantastic […]

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Liftlux scissor hire

With two new JLG Liftlux electric scissors making their debut in the JMS fleet, there’s more reason than ever to select JMS for large electric scissor hire.   The two new models joining the extensive range of large electric scissors are: Liftlux 153–12 Electric Scissor Lift with a 15.3m working height; Liftlux 180–12 Electric Scissor […]

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The Ecolift has landed! A dozen of them

12 Ecolifts have arrived here at JMS and will be available for hire just as soon as we’ve undertaken our comprehensive PDI (pre delivery inspection) This fantastic low level access machine is ideal for office, leisure and retail environments – providing working heights up to 4.2m for one person plus tools. The Ecolift is manually […]

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More SkyJack booms on the horizon for JMS

Business is quite literally booming in the UK access industry for JMS Powered Access.   Within a month of other investment announcements – Haulotte 16m Articulated booms and the larger brother SkyJack SJ63AJ comes another order in size SkyJack SJ46AJ Diesel Articulated booms   The SkyJack SJ46AJ Articulated boom offers you 16.1m working height and 9.7m working outreach […]

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Super Boom coming soon

Here’s a sneak preview you may have seen on our twitter and facebook pages Our new JLG super boom will provide working heights over 58 metres and over 24m of outreach   More details coming soon       […]

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JMS investment strengthens boom hire fleet

JMS Access growing reputation and business in the boom hire market has lead to a further investment in SkyJack SJ63 AJ Articulated booms being added to their modern boom hire fleet.   Hot on the heels of the Haulotte HA16 RTJ Pro Diesel order, this order see three of the 21.38m working height boom arriving […]

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Providing access for new viaduct

The JMS Access team are pleased to be supplying the powered access machines for one of the UK’s leading formwork contractor in Civil Engineering projects – Kelly Formwork This prestigious project for main contractor Hochtief UK is one of the largest ever civil engineering projects – a 480m viaduct in the Bognor Regis area. JMS have provided a […]

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Access Engineers – Positions Available

JMS Powered Access Access Division, one of the fastest growing access companies in the UK, is recruiting. We have two new positions available for mobile service engineers to look after our customers and machines in London & the South East area The positions will involve a variety of different engineering tasks and include the repair […]

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Haulotte Order extends JMS boom lift hire fleet

JMS Powered Access Access Division has placed an order for three Haulotte HA16 RTJ Pro Diesel Powered Articulated Boom lifts for its modern fleet.   These Haulotte diesel booms have a 16m working height and 230kg platform capacity – suitable for two peole plus tools and equipment. They provide full proportional joystick steering with 4 wheel […]

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Lights, camera, action with JMS Access

Here’s a quick snap of one of our SkyJack scissors in action from our Business Development Manager, Tim We’ve scissors and booms across a number of locations in the film and television industry – providing useful height and angles for lighting, camera and technicians For advice on access for film and television contact the JMS team Our staff […]

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IPAF Training Categories

Our training team get asked a lot about the different types of IPAF training for powered access equipment. We thought it would be useful to share this infographic, showing the different types of training categories for the more detailed IPAF operator licence training courses. […]

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As demand rises for boom lifts – so do their size

Boom lifts, often know as cherry pickers, are going up in the world in more ways than one.   Here at JMS Access we keep up with trends in boom lift rental – which is why we have some of the tallest boom lifts for hire in the UK. Boom lift manufacturers are in a […]

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Boom Hire in Hertfordshire

Here’s a quick snap of one our diesel boom lifts on the way to site for a boom hire in Hertfordshire.   The JLG range of articulated boom lifts for hire, including the JLG 600AJ and 800AJ, provide up to 26.2m of working height for operators and 15.8m of outreach.   We deliver cherry pickers […]

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