Telecoms safe work at height and lifting

Elev8 have years of experience providing safe access and lifting solutions to the telecoms sector.  Telecoms equipment and masts are placed in a huge variety of locations, and Elev8 have the technical expertise and equipment to work safely in all site conditions, however challenging.

Our clients use Elev8 because of our expertise, equipment and excellent safety record.   We work very hard to make safety our priority, and our systems are certified to ISO45001, IPAF Rental+ and SafeContractor  (find out more about our certifications here).  We are approved to work on MBNL sites and use the Agora system to access Cellnex sites.


Save time & money

Elev8 provide services throughout the UK for any size of telecoms project.  You can pick from any of our services, or we can save you money by delivering a service package.  Save time and money by letting Elev8 deliver a fully managed service package for:

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Safe work at height

Elev8 are experts in safe work at height.  We have the expertise and equipment to ensure your work at height is done safely and efficiently.  Our systems are certified by IPAF Rental+, a certification designed specifically for powered access equipment hire.


Access Platforms (MEWPs)

Elev8’s fleet of specialist access platforms is exceptional.  We select reliable equipment with innovative features from the best manufacturers in the world.

We have a safe access solution for every project.  Our fleet includes access platforms available for self drive hire including van mounted platformstracked access platforms  and truck mounted cherry pickers with up to 33m of working height.  Larger truck mounted access platforms with a working height of up to 104m are avaialble with one of our experienced MEWP Operators.



Off road working at height

Not all telecoms equipment is sited next to hard ground.  Sometimes it is situated in hard-to-reach places over rough terrain.

Wherever your telecoms equipment is, Elev8 have an access solution for reaching it safely, including 4×4 pick up mounted MEWPs and tracked access platforms ideal for working on rough ground.

Access platforms for telecoms projects

Telecoms projects that involve lifting

Utilising Elev8’s contract lifting expertise could save you hundreds, if not thousands of pounds. Elev8’s contract lift team are directly employed and include qualified Appointed Persons, Crane Supervisors and Slinger /Signallers.

Elev8 have the lifting equipment, training and experience to find innovative and safe lifting solution for every telecoms project.    We design truly bespoke lifting solutions for your project and can also combine a safe means for your engineers to work at height in the lift plan.  We provide lifting solutions for all environments including sites with challenging ground conditions.  Our teams regularly work on greenfield sites, rooftops and around structures with lots of underground services such as water towers.


Examples of lifting projects we have safely completed for our telecoms clients are:


  • Lifting and installation of large antennas
  • Installation of new street works poles
  • Removal of legacy street works poles
  • Decommission & removal of telecoms equipment from roof tops
  • Construction & decommission of telecoms towers
Legacy street works pole removal by contract lifting service

Lifting with Winches

Elev8’s winches are designed by the MEWP manufacturers and recognised by the trucks telemetry.

They can save you money by reducing the need for additional plant on site such as HIABS, cranes and telehandlers and save space on traffic management.

We have cage winches which attach to the MEWP cage and can lift loads up to 400kg, and boom winches capable of lifting up to 1300kg which are designed by the MEWP manufacturer.


Find out more about Elev8’s contract lifting service here.

Bronto 56XR MEWP with Cage winch

Working on the highways

A well designed and efficiently executed traffic management system is essential for all telecoms work situated on the highways.  Elev8 can provide you with a comprehensive traffic management service for any size project anywhere in the UK.

  • Create bespoke traffic management plan
  • Apply for local authority permits
  • Install traffic management equipment
  • Remove equipment once you have finished
  • Upload, manage and close down EToN Notices
  • Take a photo of cleared site

Find out more about Elev8’s traffic management service here.

traffic management plans designed by qualified experts

Service you can trust.

Telecoms projects can be complex operations, and it is important that your service partners provide excellent service standards every time.

Elev8 are renowned for a high standard of service delivery achieved by the meticulous planning of every project.  Our systems are certified to ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO45001 and we are SafeContractor approved.  If we are not already on your supplier list we can quickly complete your qualification process.   If you would like to discuss your telecoms project, please contact us and we would be happy to help.

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