This is the corporate blog site of Apollo Cradles

As a growing UK company Apollo Cradles understands the need to use technology to their advantage and blogging is another vehicle that the company aims to use to facilitate the dissemination of news. Here you will find some of the latest news from the company and the industry. Keep checking back for the latest news.

Darren Brady

IPAF MCWP Committee Restructured For Renewed Safety Focus

The IPAF International Mast Climbing Work Platform (MCWP) Committee has been restructured to strengthen its promotion of the safe and effective use of MCWPs around the world.   The IPAF International MCWP Committee now comprises the UK & Ireland MCWP Work Group (formerly the UK & Ireland MCWP Committee), the MCWP Training Work Group, and other local and topic-specific work…

Apollo Cradles Enters Float in Mayor’s Parade to Celebrate The Tour de France’s Grand Départ

Barnsley, South Yorkshire based Apollo Cradles entered a float in the Mayor’s Parade on Saturday 14th June 2014.  Starting at 11.30 am in Barnsley Town Centre, the Mayor’s Parade celebrated the Tour de France’s Grand Départ. Apollo’s bicycle shall also sit upon a stage that the company shall erect at The Flouch Inn Beer Festival later this year (which also celebrates…

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Apollo Cradles Standedge Tunnel Shafts Project

Apollo Cradles was recently commissioned to create bespoke circular platforms for Standedge Tunnel Shafts.  These platforms could be raised and lowered as required at the touch of a button.  The purpose of the overall project was to provide access for brickwork repair of 500ft deep shafts.  The project was based around construction shafts at Standedge Canal and railway tunnels.  They…

Apollo Cradles Reaches New Heights In Safety With The FallArrescue

Apollo Cradles, a leading UK specialist in access solutions, improves safety whilst improving worker productivity when working at heights. Apollo Cradles, renowned as one of the leading providers of mast climbers, cradles and access platform systems throughout the UK, is able to offer national coverage, with depots in Barnsley, Manchester, Gateshead and Birmingham. The company has delivered and been involved…

Apollo Cradles Buys New Mercedes Sprinter Which Runs On Compressed Natural Gas

Apollo Cradles has just purchased a brand new Mercedes Sprinter van.  The vehicle runs on compressed natural gas.  Bought as a trial, it is a welcome addition to their other 40 plus LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) vans, cars and wagons. Following Apollo Cradles’ continued commitment to healthy and safety carrying LPG in a vehicle is actually said to be safer than…