SKYSECURE: for the first time you can hire scissors lifts with secondary guarding. Further to SKYALARM for booms we now have developed a secondary guarding device system for scissors. This is an industry first, our clients spoke, they had a problem, we listened and developed a solution. Protect your people, hire now and fit SKYSECURE.

We have developed a New Range of Safety Product Innovations…To help you deal with your needs and the challenges you face… Let Us Help You.

Our group and our people believe in leading the way in the safe operation of powered access, through our commitment to innovation and safe practices.

At 1st Access Rentals we truly believe what our clients really need from us is a “Supplier/Partner” who understands the key issues and challenges that you face when Working at Height with MEWPS in today’s market.

Challenges that we understand and can help with; Safely Working at Height, Safe Working Practices, Potential Entrapment in Tight Work Space Areas, Constantly Changing Workforce, Sub Contractor Workforce, Legislation.

“The Guardian Range”

  • skysecure-icon Sky Secure Secondary Guarding Device
  • telemetry-icon Telemetry live asset management control
  • extendprotect-icon Extend Protect Secondary Guarding Device
  • walkprotect-icon Walk Protect Speed restriction from Remote Control Box
  • fleetinvestment-icon Fleet Investment Innovation Technology Safety
  • deckprotect-icon Deck Protect Prevents Debris Falling into Mechanism
  • piperacks-icon Pipe Packs Pipe Secure
  • skyalarm-icon Sky Alarm Secondary Guarding Device
  • 5stepprocess Super Boom
  • safetylimitswitch  Secondary Guarding Device

We understand your needs, we will work with you to deliver solutions.

Access Platforms & Access Platform Hire

1st Access Rentals, are part of the Kimberly Rentals Group Ltd, we specialise in nationwide platform hire as we believe that access platforms are the safest way to work at height.  From our depot in Motherwell, we supply powered access throughout Scotland and the UK.  Within the group we have a National footprint of depots to service the requirements of our Customers.

Our Team in Scotland will ensure that you, our customer is the top priority and, with the wealth of knowledge that our team has in all areas of the business, and our unrivaled group fleet portfolio, when you choose 1st Access you know you are in safe hands.


Scissor Lifts

Our scissor lifts cover a range of heights from 8m to 28.3m and are durable enough to carry multiple people with various tools and equipment, safely and reliably.

Cherry Pickers

Cherry Pickers, also known as Boom Lifts with working heights from 10 metres up to 58 metres. Choose between our range of Diesel, Electric or Bi-Energy fuels.

Low Level Access

Low level range from 3m to 4.9m. Our Low Level Access Platforms mean you can concentrate on the task without having to worry about balance or stability.

From our depots around the country, we have a wide range of access platforms or MEWPS (Mobile Elevated Work Platforms) for hire including Cherry Pickers, Boom Lifts, Spider Lifts, Scissor Lifts and Low Level Access Platforms.

All our access platform machines are powered by various fuel types such as Electric, Diesel and Bi-Energy and range in height from 3m to 58m.  The mix of the Kimberly Group fleet ensures that we have the right machines to suit every environment and any application.

To complement our access platform equipment we offer a complete range of training including accredited IPAF Training and PASMA courses.