We have provided interior and exterior walkways, guarded platforms, access steps, maintenance pit bridges, train, plane and wagon platforms… whatever the requirement. read more →

Working at height should not put operators at risk, and the right access equipment ensures that transport maintenance teams can reach all areas of vehicles quickly and safely. read more →

An AV Birch access platform helps leading train builder complete the bullet-train inspired Class 385 high-tech commuter train. read more →

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One of the world’s leading Disease Research Laboratories recently turned to AV Access for help to solve both an efficiency and safety problem. read more →

Following an exceptional series of new manufacturing projects, we are looking for an additional Mechanical Design Engineer to work at our Bridgnorth factory. AV Birch are bespoke manufacturers, creating solutions across a wide range of sectors including rail, defence, aerospace, automotive, architectural and manufacturing.  We pride ourselves on having a great team of problem solvers.. read more →

Midlands based manufacturer and fabricator, AV Birch grow their Access division with the appointment of a dedicated Walkways and Gantries sales specialist. AV Birch recognise the growing importance of Walkway and Gantry design and manufacture by adding specialist Mark Knowles to the team.  Mark has a solid background in this area, starting on the shop.. read more →

Network Rail in Derby commissioned AV Access to design & build an access gantry to allow engineers at RVEL to allow roof access to both engines and rolling stock. read more →

19 Jan 2015
January 19, 2015

Manufacturing Moves for AV Access

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In modern manufacturing, output, quality and safety are the corners by which success is measured.  In a recent project for a luxury car manufacturer, the skills of the AV Access engineering team were tested and came through with flying colours. An innovative method of production for a new automotive client made access to tooling a.. read more →

AV Birch’s AV Access Equipment Division has supplied a 10 tonne 360° slewing jib crane with enhanced digital safety features to Northern Rail for the loading and unloading of bogies. read more →

26 Sep 2013
September 26, 2013

Irish Rail Select AV Access

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AV Access’s bogie manipulator is playing a central role in a lean programme at Irish Rail’s bogie workshop by simplifying and speeding up  the safe handling of bogies, and eliminating accidental damage. Graham O’Meara, production executive for Irish Rail’s bogie workshop, said: “We had been using workshop cranes and lifting chains to move and rotate.. read more →