Speedy invests £4.3m in powered access fleet

SPEEDY has taken delivery of 380 new Dingli lifts following a £4.3 million investment as part of the firm’s strategy to replenish and expand its powered access fleet.

Speedy Powered Access has bought a ‘significant quantity’ of zero-emission battery powered scissor lifts and mast lifts, with working heights ranging from 6.7m to 15.7m.

Other machines recently delivered include the 12m Rough Terrain 4×4 scissor lift. These units are compatible with low-emission hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), which Speedy uses to pre-fuel all powered access equipment as standard.

The equipment is available from the firm’s 10 powered access specialist service centres across the UK.

The move builds on Speedy’s previous investment in April 2020, which added 130 Dingli scissor and mast boom lifts to the fleet.

Andy Briggs, MD at Speedy Powered Access, said, “Contractors are increasingly choosing low carbon equipment that helps them to meet clients’ emissions targets. We’re making significant investments to replenish and expand our powered access fleet to boost availability of the sustainable assets they require UK wide.

“We’re already seeing strong demand for the new Dingli machines as we help contractors to work safely, sustainably and efficiently at height.”

Andy Northwood, general manager at Dingli, added, “Our versatile range of machines helps contractors to carry out a variety of projects, from day-to-day maintenance to major construction projects. It’s a strong vote of confidence that Speedy has chosen to make its second major order with us in the space of a year, as it strives to provide the best assets to its UK wide base of customers.

“We’re pleased to be working with Speedy Powered Access and are committed to helping to provide more environmentally friendly solutions.”