Buy One Get One Free

Posted 12 September 2019

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Training Summer Sale!

Posted 14 August 2019

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Team Spirit November / December

Posted 07 January 2019

Well done Team!

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Mainline Christmas Opening Hours

Posted 14 December 2018

Our 2018 Christmas Opening Hours

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Happy 15th Anniversary David!

Posted 08 November 2018

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Team Spirit Award – October (4x as good!)

Posted 05 November 2018

The superstars at Mainline this month are...

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Halloween’s edition of Meet the Team Monday 🎃

Posted 29 October 2018

This months spooky topic is...

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92% Customer Satisfaction for September

Posted 02 October 2018

Well done team!

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Team Spirit Award – September

Posted 01 October 2018

Another month gone, who's stood out in September?

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Personnel Lifts > Ladders – it’s a no brainier!

Posted 07 September 2018

Are you using the correct equipment?

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Mainline achieve 95% customer satisfaction rate for August

Posted 03 September 2018

A brilliant effort from the Mainline team!

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Team Spirit Award – August

Posted 31 August 2018

Twice as good!

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Meet the team… Tuesday!

Posted 28 August 2018

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Mainline pass with flying colours!

Posted 15 August 2018

A big well done to that Mainline team!

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Team Spirit Award – July

Posted 31 July 2018

Who's the winner this month?

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Meet the team Monday – July

Posted 30 July 2018

Look who it is this month!

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Meet the team Monday – June

Posted 26 June 2018

Read more about Kev, our hire desk manager!

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Our Summer Newsletter has landed!

Posted 20 June 2018

Read about what Mainline have been up to recently!

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Articulating Booms vs Telescopic Booms, which one’s best for the job?

Posted 18 June 2018

Find out more about our Articulated and Telescopic booms and how we always supply the right machine for the job!

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Meet the team Monday – May

Posted 28 May 2018

And this month our star is...

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Hire vs Buy

Posted 10 May 2018

We review the positives and negatives of hiring and buying so you can decide what is best for you.

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Our first, Meet the team Monday

Posted 30 April 2018

Find out more about the Mainline team!

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Due to popular demand, we now have another JLG 1250

Posted 19 April 2018

Our fleet just keeps getting bigger....

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Social Media Competition!

Posted 13 April 2018


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Happy Easter from the Mainline Team

Posted 28 March 2018

An Easter treat...

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Sport Relief 2018

Posted 28 March 2018

Established in 2002, Sport Relief is a day full of sports and entertainment. People all across the country get involved in order to raise money for vulnerable people in the UK and the world's poorest countries...

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Mainline goes from strength to strength!

Posted 13 March 2018

Our engineering team are constantly going above and beyond to be the best! Find out about the latest story!

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Mainline Celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Posted 12 March 2018

Mainline, supporting career development through Apprenticeships.

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Mainline celebrates 35 Years in the industry and we are still going strong!

Posted 31 October 2017

In May 1982 Keith and Carole Williams set up Mainline Tool & Plant Hire with just a few tools, a cement mixer in a small unit on Midland Road Industrial Estate...

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Company Director, Carole Williams, makes a heartfelt speech dedicated to our loyal customers, supportive friends and hardworking staff

Posted 24 October 2017

35 years in the industry is some achievement and to celebrate this landmark Mainline threw a 35 year anniversary party on Saturday 21 October...

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Smartclad Ltd use Mainline for Knauf Calcination plant extension

Posted 05 September 2017

As part of an extension to Knauf Calcination Plant, Smartclad Ltd had the task applying cladding to a 31 metre high development...

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Mainline machine stolen and used in an ATM robbery

Posted 09 August 2017

A mainline telehandler was used to rip out an ATM machine from Nationwide Building Society, on Market street in Ashby...

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Mainline Support Royal Trinity Hospice

Posted 08 August 2017

Royal Trinity Hospice cares for people living with progressive, life-limiting illnesses and their families across central and southwest London...

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Mainline receives sky high audit results!

Posted 31 July 2017

Mainline are extremely proud of the excellent results received whilst being audited...

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Mainline assist with The Weeping Window Poppies display

Posted 07 June 2017

As seen on The Derby Telegraph and East Midlands News, The Weeping Window poppies display at Derby Silk Mill is near completion and Mainline are assisting...

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Mainline reviews Vertikal Days 2017

Posted 26 May 2017

Mainline attended the annual Vertikal Days, the largest Access event in the UK, which took place at Silverstone.

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The Benefits Of Long-Term Hire

Posted 25 April 2017

Why buy when you can hire?

Let us explain why the overall costs and benefits favour hire

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Poor Training & Planning Resulting in Severe Injuries

Posted 06 April 2017

Last year, a construction company was given a project to install lamp posts for a new railway operating centre but with the lack of training and project planning, it caused an operator for the subcontracting company severe burns and injuries.

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The change in CSCS cards for Steel Erectors

Posted 16 March 2017

Major contractors and house builders require all workers to hold a valid CSCS card. Previously, a worker would only need basic training but now the rules have changed...

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Helping out Local Football Clubs

Posted 21 February 2017

A local semi-professional team hit upon an issue when their flood lights broke before one of their big games...

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Mainline have Genie Accredited Engineers

Posted 06 January 2017

Our engineers have been on a course run by Genie...

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Happy New Year!

Posted 03 January 2017

We’re back and ready to go – call us now for all your Access and Training needs.

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Merry Christmas – we’re closed from 1.30pm on 23rd December, returning at 7am on 3rd January 2017!

Posted 22 December 2016

If you still need your equipment in the new year and can store it securely, why not suspend your hire for the days you are not working by sending an email to

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Aggressive replenishment programme continues…

Posted 20 December 2016

Our aggressive replenishment programme continues! We've added a 18.47m JLG 600AJ boom to our fleet...

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Customer Announcement

Posted 12 December 2016

If you still need your equipment in the new year and can store it securely, why not suspend your hire for the days you are not working by sending an email to

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Aggressive Replenishment Programme – yet another new machine…

Posted 22 November 2016

We're currently undergoing an aggressive replenishment programme so our fleet is growing rapidly.

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PASMA Tower Safety Week

Posted 10 November 2016

Mainline are supporting PASMA Tower Safety Week...

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Countdown begins…

Posted 10 October 2016

It's not long now until Mainline will be at Construction Week, NEC, Birmingham (18/10/16)...

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Customer Announcement

Posted 05 October 2016

From 5th October 2016, Mainline Group will exclusively use Construction Plant Hire Association (CPA) Terms and Conditions.

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Aggressive replenishment programme

Posted 03 October 2016

We’re upgrading our delivery fleet with the addition of two more artics...

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Mainline will be at the NEC Construction Week 18-20th October

Posted 03 October 2016

It's our first time, we're very excited! See us on stand B3/237...

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Mainline Scissor Lifts help film blockbuster Jason Statham movie…

Posted 19 September 2016

Cameras are rolling at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire where they’re busy filming the latest Transporter movie starring Jason Statham.

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Training Centre Upgrade

Posted 26 August 2016

Today we’re unveiling a new sign on the front of our building; it can be seen from the end of the road and it shouts out that we are an accredited Training Centre. From now on all our delegates will be able to find us with ease as no one could miss our brand new bright yellow sign!

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We go the extra mile for our customers!

Posted 23 August 2016

We really had no problem pulling out all the stops to get a customers order to them on Friday afternoon, even though their client had said it was impossible!

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Famous Stunt Man Trains at Mainline

Posted 17 August 2016

Stunt man from Game of Thrones completes IPAF Training at Mainline Training Centre.

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Another brand new Cherry Picker added to our fleet!

Posted 27 July 2016

We’ve just taken delivery of this brand new Cherry Picker. It’s a JLG 450AJ Series II and it’s fresh off the production line.

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Mainline’s 32m Megastar Scissor Lift goes to Anfield

Posted 26 July 2016

Mainline’s 32m Megastar Scissor Lift is currently working at Liverpool’s famous Anfield Stadium.

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Mainline Power Generation powering Ashby Show…

Posted 12 July 2016

On Sunday 10th July, Mainline, once again, provided the power for Ashby Show. The show is now in its 102nd year and has become an incredibly popular event across the Midlands and beyond.

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Exterior cleaning made easy with a Genie Z-80 Cherry Picker…

Posted 06 June 2016

The articulated boom of the Genie Z-80 cherry picker is seen here reaching all around this six storey hotel building enabling ISOE Commercial Cleaning to access the extensive cladding and give it a thorough clean.

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Getting into a tight spot with a Cherry Picker

Posted 24 May 2016

When the netting at Chester Zoo’s Hornbill enclosure needed vital attention, our Nifty HR17N Cherry Picker was the only machine for the job.

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Manitou 280TJ Helps Derby County Prepare for Championship Play-off!

Posted 11 May 2016

Here's our Manitou 280TJ helping Derby County prepare their ground for the home leg of the Championship Play-off Semi Finals against Hull on Saturday 14th May.

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We traded in our tools for dancing shoes!

Posted 22 March 2016

Mainline got involved in Sport Relief this year and encouraged all staff to get up and get active!

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Introducing our new star…

Posted 08 March 2016

A brand new addition to Mainline’s Scissor Lift collection.

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Two Brand New Dingli Machines!

Posted 09 February 2016

We’ve just added two brand new Dingli machines to our fleet. We have an 11.8m electric scissor lift and an 11.2m self-propelled boom. Both machines fill gaps in our range and will allow us to offer a better spectrum of working heights to our customers.

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Mainline & Derbyshire County Cricket Club

Posted 21 December 2015

Mainline Telehandler installs solar panels at Derbyshire County Cricket Club’s new Media Centre.

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Albion Gateway Scheme

Posted 17 December 2015

Mainline scissor lifts are busy getting the job done at the New Burton Albion Gateway Regeneration Site.

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Brand New Mainline Trailer…

Posted 18 November 2015

We have just taken delivery of our brand new trailer. It’s the latest addition to our fleet and will help us deliver even more of our large machines to customer sites around the UK.

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Children in Need Heroes!!!

Posted 13 November 2015

Today the Mainline Team have been raising money for Children in Need by dressing up as heroes. There’s been a real mix of costumes ranging from the classic Super Girl and Wonder Woman through to Hit Girl, Jimmy Krankie and the 118 118 guys!!!

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Children in Need Bike Ride

Posted 16 October 2015

Members of the Mainline Team took part in a charity bike ride to raise money for BBC Children in Need.

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Mainline Win Contract at £30m Derby Development

Posted 25 September 2015

There are very few machines that can provide the degree of access and flexibility vital for this type of work. The Genie Z-135 is just one of many pieces of Mainline kit that can be seen on site.

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Raising Money for Help for Heroes

Posted 24 September 2015

On Sunday 6th September the Mainline team took part in the Heart of the Forest Charity Dragon Boat Race. Fun was had by all whilst raising money for Help for Heroes!

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IPAF Audit Passed with Praise from Auditor!

Posted 21 August 2015

IPAF Audit passed with no 'non-conformities', no 'corrective actions' and nothing but praise from the Auditor!

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NEW! JLG Liftlux 203-24 Diesel Scissor Lift

Posted 21 August 2015

Yet another new machine! The JLG Liftlux 206-24 is a 20.3m diesel scissor lift with a triple scissor arm designed to provide the elevated platform with a unique lateral rigidity.

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NEW! – Snorkel A38E Electric Boom

Posted 21 August 2015

The latest addition to our fleet is the Snorkel A38E, a popular electric articulated boom lift with smooth, easy to use controls.
Available for hire now!

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Fantastic New Training Facilities

Posted 19 May 2015

This May we’ve been improving our Training Centre so we’re able to offer an even more welcoming environment for delegates.

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25m Combistar Hybrid Scissor wins IAPA Product of the Year

Posted 07 April 2015

Our recently purchased 25m Hybrid Scissor Lifts have been awarded IPAF Product of the Year 2015 in the category ‘Self Propelled Scissors’.

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The Height of Comedy: Mainline Fundraise for Comic Relief

Posted 30 March 2015

This year we aimed high with our fundraising efforts for Comic Relief, sending members of our team up in the highest scissor lift in the UK for their Red Nose Day ‘selfie’.

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NEW 25m Combistar Holland Lift Hybrid Scissor Lifts

Posted 27 February 2015

We’re over the moon to now be the proud owners of the only 25m Hybrid Scissor Lifts in the UK.

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Mainline First to Fit Safety Feature on Genie Z-135s

Posted 27 January 2015

Following a safety notice released by Genie on Thursday 22nd January 2015, Mainline Access & Training have reacted quickly to ensure their fleet meets the highest possible safety standards...

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Genie Z-135 Promotion

Posted 16 January 2015

Anyone who confirms an order of a Z-135 will receive a FREE limited edition, die-cast model as a gift, while stocks last!

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NEW 32m Megastar Holland Scissor Lifts

Posted 13 January 2015

We are pleased to announce the arrival of not one, but two 32M Megastar Holland Lifts to the Mainline Fleet!

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Mainline Christmas Decoration Competition

Posted 23 December 2014

The Mainline team have gone all out with the Christmas festivities this year!

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