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Welcome to High Access Hire

We are Manchester’s leading operator of vehicle mounted access platforms.

Unrivalled Reputation

We provide a reliable 24-Hour, 7-day week service with trained operatives; self drive options are also available

Our Fleet

Our Fleet includes some of the very latest technology currently available in the UK.

Our Comprehensive Fleet

Our comprehensive fleet ensures we have the right solution for your high level challenge.

Ruthmann TB220 – Maximum Working Height 22m

Ruthmann Steiger TB220 - Mounted on a 3.5 tonne Mercedes Sprinter chassis
Ruthmann Steiger TB220 - Mounted on a 3.5 tonne Mercedes Sprinter chassis

Overview;

  • Maximum working height 22m
  • Maximum outreach 14m
  • Weight 3.5 tonne
  • Length 7.2m
  • Width (Stowed) 1.98m
  • Height (Stowed) 3m

Options

In Detail

This access platform has several features that are unique and innovative for this equipment class, such as the horizontal-vertical jacking which enables adjustment of the jacking base to the available space on site and turret gooseneck was designed so that it does not project beyond the mirror width of the vehicle when the boom system is rotated.

We operate a fleet of Ruthmann TB220’s as they are ideal for handling even in inner-city traffic and road conditions.


  • Maximum cage load 200kg
  • Range of cage rotation: 450°
  • Working cage size: 1.40 x 0.70m
  • Memory for return to last working position
Self drive hire available subject to insurance cover and IPAF training

Ruthmann TB270 – Maximum Working Height 27m

Ruthmann Steiger TB270 – Mounted on a 3.5 tonne Mercedes Sprinter chassis
Ruthmann Steiger TB270 – Mounted on a 3.5 tonne Mercedes Sprinter chassis

Overview;

  • Maximum working height 27m
  • Maximum outreach 14.8m
  • Weight 3.5 tonne
  • Length 6.75m
  • Width (Stowed) 2.1m
  • Height (Stowed) 3m

Options

In Detail

The Ruthmann Steiger TB 270 is the most efficient access platform in the 3.5 tonne truck mounted aerial platform category and we are proud that High Access were the first in the UK to own and operate one.

The market-leading TB 270 features an impressive 27 m working height and 14.8m outreach. The 230 kg load capacity of the working cage is 30 kg greater than the usual carrying capacity of cages in this class. Additional highlights include a boom system made of sturdy, fine-grained steel that is meticulously welded with a single, perfectly-centred seam.


  • Innovative “Truss Tower” turret
  • 2 X 90° cage-rotation device
  • Working cage access door via using convenient steps
  • Memory for return to last working position
  • Hydrostatic cage levelling
Self drive hire available subject to insurance cover and IPAF training

Ruthmann T300 – Maximum Working Height 30m

Ruthmann Steiger T300 - Mounted on a 7.5 tonne Mann chassis
Ruthmann Steiger T300 - Mounted on a 7.5 tonne Mann chassis

Overview;

  • Maximum working height 30m
  • Maximum outreach 19.7m
  • Weight 7.5 tonne
  • Length 7.95m
  • Width (Stowed) 2.54m
  • Height (Stowed) 3.35m

Options

In Detail

The T 300 is equipped with the innovative “variable turret“. Thanks to the elevated turret top, you can perform jobs, such as bridging projections or fore-parts, even on hard-to-reach buildings quickly and expeditiously. Another advantage of the T 300 is its movability. The working cage swivelling angle of 2 x 90° and the RÜSSEL®’s range of rotation of 195° guarantee a high degree of agility even in difficult working conditions.




  • Cage area of 1.85m x1m
  • Cage capacity of 320 kg
  • Range of rotation: 500°
  • Can be driven by operators with a category C driving licence
  • Memory for return to last working position
Self drive hire available subject to insurance cover and IPAF training

Ruthmann Steiger T330 - Maximum Working Height 33m

Ruthmann Steiger T330 - Mounted on a 7.5 tonne Mann chassis
Ruthmann Steiger T330 - Mounted on a 7.5 tonne Mann chassis

Overview;

  • Maximum working height 33m
  • Maximum outreach 21m
  • Weight 7.5 tonne
  • Length 8.79m
  • Width (Stowed) 2.54m
  • Height (Stowed) 3.56m

Options

In Detail

The sensational 33-metre working height and impressive 21.2-metre lateral outreach. The variable horizontal / vertical jacking mechanism with sturdy steel construction permits one-sided, complete or narrow jacking. Positioning at inclinations of up to 5° with automatic range limitations for jacking on slopes, assures easy handling and maximum safety. The cage concept is also totally new on the STEIGER® T 330. A variety of improvements offer workers more space and greater mobility. The generous carrying capacity of 320 kg can accommodate up to 3 people with tools. With the T 330, working at height operations can be carried out very quickly because lifting, pivoting, and telescopic movements can be controlled and carried out at the same time.


  • Maximum cage load 320kg
  • Range of cage rotation: 500°
  • Working cage size: 1.70 x 0.860m
  • Memory for return to last working position
Self drive hire available subject to insurance cover and IPAF training

Bronto Skylift XDT – Maximum Working Height 46m

46m Bronto - Mounted on a 18 tonne Volvo chassis
46m Bronto - Mounted on a 18 tonne Volvo chassis

Overview;

  • Maximum working height 46m
  • Maximum outreach 24.8m
  • Weight 18 tonne
  • Length 10.5m
  • Width (Stowed) 2.5m
  • Height (Stowed) 3.8m

Options

In Detail

With a working height of 46m, an outreach of 24m, fixed on an 18 tonne chassis the Skylift 46 XDT is nearly half the weight of a conventional high reach truck mounted platform. The 46 XDT is one of the most versatile truck mounted platforms available in the UK. Special features include extendable cage, variable width jacking, rotating cage, Skylift computer operated controls, increased overreach with the extra long fly-boom.




  • Super silent diesel engine
  • Variable 4 leg jacking for confined spaces
  • 110v outlet in the cage
  • Ground to cage communication system
  • 360 ° (Non Continuous) Rotating cage
  • Increased overreach with extra long fly jib
  • Increased overreach with extra long fly jib
  • Telescopic fly jib

Enquiries

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Contact Us

Contact Details

High Access
Unit 7, Medlock Court, The City Works
Ashton Old Road,
Manchester M11 2NB

Email info@highaccess.co.uk

Telephone 0161 223 8100
Facsimile 0161 223 8160