The UK’s largest powered access rental company, Nationwide Platforms, have opened a new depot in Didcot, Oxfordshire.
The new operational facility is strategically placed to serve the company’s growing number of customers across Oxfordshire and along the A34, ideally situated between their London & Bristol Depots. With capacity to hold stock of over 400 MEWP’s, the new Depot will also serve as a training facility for Nationwide Platforms comprehensive range of working at height training courses available to powered access operators.
Regional Director, Nick Parham said “Our new depot is ideally-placed to enhance our service offering to our customers. We’re continually growing as a business and this new addition to our depot portfolio is a direct result of the continuous expansion we’re seeing as a company.”
With the addition of Didcot, Nationwide Platforms now have 35 depots across the UK with this number set to increase as the company look to expand their service offering throughout the Midlands in 2020 and beyond.
Managing Director, Colin Hotchkiss said “Great powered access hire service depends on being close to our customers and delivering the right equipment just when they need it. This latest depot addition improves our overall operational efficiency, helps reduce our carbon footprint with fewer transport movements and will support our aim of providing a seamless powered access hire service.”
The investment not only means Nationwide Platforms customers are better served and satisfied but also allows for the creation of new job opportunities in the local area, contributing to the success of the local community.
The new depot is open for business on Hawksworth Industrial Estate and ready to serve the local trade networks with their fleet of powered access equipment, innovative solutions and industry leading training.