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Podium steps hire for trade
and domestic customers at trade prices

Safety checked Safety checked

Fully cleaned Fully cleaned

Delivered next day Delivered next day

Call us now on 0333 920 2050 to hire a podium step today and get it delivered tomorrow
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Domestic and trade podium steps hire from £30.80 per week

Efficiency and quality drops when work is carried out in either a full stretch or cramped position. Work rate can be increased on site simply by providing your team with the right height podium steps. The Working at height regulations state that a platform should "allow the person to adopt the correct work position or posture for the work in hand"

Here at Lakeside-Hire, we have a good range of low level podiums from 2.4m- 4.5m working heights.

  • 2.4m - 4.5m working heights
  • No tools needed for set up
  • Fully cleaned and safety inspected stock
  • Discount hire rates
  • Available next day delivery, London and nationwide

Hiring a podium step is easy

Steps Give us a call on
0333 920 2050
or order online to get your podium step.
Steps Your podium step will be dispatched & delivered the next day (or whatever date suits you best!)
Steps Our PASMA trained co-ordinators are on hand to help you with your hire.

Far fewer sets of wobbly step ladders have been seen on site since the Working at Height Regulations (WAHR) drew our attention to the dangers of working at any height. In recent years more and more sub-contractors are hiring podium steps in the UK, turning away from ladders to stay ahead of the game.

Podium steps are far better than stepladders: they offer trouble-free and secure access to ceilings and walls, and reduce the odds of falling from just a metre. Tiny though they sound, falls from under a metre accounted for 69 deaths just before the WAHR were introduced in 2004 – that’s some food for thought, eh?

The Working at Height regulations of 2005 recommend working from platforms that “allow the person to adopt the correct work position or posture for the work in hand”, which is exactly what podium steps hire offer. Stepladders bully workers to over-stretch, twist or hunch over to get the job done, whereas hired podium steps are safer and provide a much better working environment, allowing the contractor to move naturally.

Podium hire is better in terms of safety, but also give you the competitive edge. A comfortable contractor will finish the job in much less time and are likely to do it better. The incorporated guardrail means that a stumble remains just that – a stumble – not a trip to the hospital and six weeks in plaster and out of pocket.

In the last couple of years, many site contractors expect subcontractors to hire podium steps and not turn up with stepladders. This makes sites safer and, of course, encourages a more professional approach to work. Hiring podium steps instead of buying them is a lot more easy and affordable.


Place your order today for delivery as soon as tomorrow!

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We pride ourselves in delivering high-quality, safe, easy-to-use equipment at trade prices

At Lakeside-Hire we strive to keep our hire prices competitive while maintaining exceptional quality. We regularly compare ourselves to the competition to ensure we remain affordable for both our trade and domestic customers.

Domestic and Trade Podium Steps Hire. Price Comparison - Per Week
LAKESIDE-HIRE From £30.80 per week
Get the best deal now! Call us on 0370 218 8362 or
HSS Hire From £70.00 per week
SPEEDY Hire From £50.00 per week

So what exactly are podium steps? Some podium steps for sale on the market resemble the stepladder and come as a one-piece item, which can fold, making it easier to carry. They are the same height as a regular set of steps, but, to provide a solid base, they are wider.

The steps stand on the wide, wheeled base. The wheels lock solidly into place to provide stability and confidence at any height. Some podium steps for hire offer a non-slip platform that is adjustable, so you can access four different working levels. With a guardrail and gate protecting you from any falls: something a mate of mine could have done with in the States last year when he fell from the top of a stepladder and broke both wrists. Lesson learnt!

Ready to use in less than 15 seconds, so there is very little time between setting up and starting a comfortable day’s work.

With lockable wheels on the base and narrow enough to fit through a standard door the podium steps enable you to easily access all of your work without having to shunt and carry tools and materials between areas of work, simply push the whole hired platform to the next section and carry on work.


Got a question about podium steps hire or need help finding the right product for you? Our team are ready to help answer all of your questions.
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Feefo Reviews - Average 96% (318 reviews) Feefo

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
03-Sep-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Overall not bad, but some instances are really tough. Overcharged us a year ago by mistake, called them few times - every time promised to get to the bottom of the issue. Then they called offering any possible help as a courtesy call, but when asked to sort out the issue, disappeared... Hi Alex, thanks for your patience in resolving this issue, as discussed we will be refunding you for the hire. We look forward to working with you again on your next hire with us. Thanks again.  
28-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Always a pleasure to deal with.
Product : Overall pleased with product. Only niggle was brake was jammed on one wheel.
 
28-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Excellent sevice and yes i would recommend them
Product : Value for money and great service
 
28-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : efficent and supportive
Product : perfect for the job many thanks
 
28-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Great service and friendly staff. Delivery on time and pick up. My only slight criticism is that the contract terms are overly long and very small print. Nothing in the contract gave me cause for concern, but I suspect that most people would be dazzled by it
Product : Very easy...
 
28-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Very positive experience. Fast and polite service. Great price. Delivery driver ver polite and prompt. Will be using Lakeside again definately.
Product : as above, great service and will be using lakeside again.
 
21-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Top service, easy to book and equipment turned up promptly on day of hire. The driver called to give exact time he would be there.
Product : Quality tower slotted together with ease and was in top order
 
20-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Quality equipment delivered and collected on time
Product : .........................
 
20-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : prompt and helpful on the telephone, easy online ordering
Product : good solid tower, perfect for our needs.
 
20-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Really friendly service, professional and on the ball
Product : Was exactly what I ordered and did the job
 
20-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : absolutely fabulous service from order to delivery. how refreshing to have real a process that really works well and is embraced by all colleagues that dealt with my order. I would definitely recommend them to any one wishing to use there services. well done lakeside.
Product : very...
 
14-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : First class service from start to finish. Delivery and communication was spot on.
Product : Excellent equipment, perfect for the project.
 
14-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : A company that keep their promises with a friendly, efficient service.
Product : delivery and collection on time
 
14-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Very good service
Product : Worked very well and good quality
 
14-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Excellent service, easy to deal with and very quick.
Product : Excellent service, easy to deal with.
 
07-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Janine gave excellent clear information and everything was delivered and collected on time.
Product : So easy to assemble and move with only 2 persons. Very stable and safe in use.
 
06-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : the customer service was second to none, polite and friendly office staff, excellent communication,
costs of scaffold hire is extremely competitive and (no deposit required !).

I will certainly purchase from this company again
Product : so easy to erect, I managed...
 
06-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

First class , very competitive prices . 😁😁  
05-Aug-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Only thing missing were the instructions on how to erect the scaffolding tower - otherwise excellent service
Product : It was a hire - not a purchase
 
23-Jul-2019 Service:

Product:

Service rating : Lovely staff, really helpful on phone and email! Delivery next day and picked up promptly! Will definitely use all the time!
Product : Easy to assemble and easy to use
 
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Date - 03-Sep-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Overall not bad, but some instances are really tough. Overcharged us a year ago by mistake, called them few times - every time promised to get to the bottom of the issue. Then they called offering any possible help as a courtesy call, but when asked to sort out the issue, disappeared...
Response - Hi Alex, thanks for your patience in resolving this issue, as discussed we will be refunding you for the hire. We look forward to working with you again on your next hire with us. Thanks again.


Date - 28-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Always a pleasure to deal with.
Product : Overall pleased with product. Only niggle was brake was jammed on one wheel.



Date - 28-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Excellent sevice and yes i would recommend them
Product : Value for money and great service



Date - 28-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : efficent and supportive
Product : perfect for the job many thanks



Date - 28-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Great service and friendly staff. Delivery on time and pick up. My only slight criticism is that the contract terms are overly long and very small print. Nothing in the contract gave me cause for concern, but I suspect that most people would be dazzled by it
Product : Very easy...



Date - 28-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Very positive experience. Fast and polite service. Great price. Delivery driver ver polite and prompt. Will be using Lakeside again definately.
Product : as above, great service and will be using lakeside again.



Date - 21-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Top service, easy to book and equipment turned up promptly on day of hire. The driver called to give exact time he would be there.
Product : Quality tower slotted together with ease and was in top order



Date - 20-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Quality equipment delivered and collected on time
Product : .........................



Date - 20-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : prompt and helpful on the telephone, easy online ordering
Product : good solid tower, perfect for our needs.



Date - 20-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Really friendly service, professional and on the ball
Product : Was exactly what I ordered and did the job



Date - 20-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : absolutely fabulous service from order to delivery. how refreshing to have real a process that really works well and is embraced by all colleagues that dealt with my order. I would definitely recommend them to any one wishing to use there services. well done lakeside.
Product : very...



Date - 14-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : First class service from start to finish. Delivery and communication was spot on.
Product : Excellent equipment, perfect for the project.



Date - 14-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : A company that keep their promises with a friendly, efficient service.
Product : delivery and collection on time



Date - 14-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Very good service
Product : Worked very well and good quality



Date - 14-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Excellent service, easy to deal with and very quick.
Product : Excellent service, easy to deal with.



Date - 07-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Janine gave excellent clear information and everything was delivered and collected on time.
Product : So easy to assemble and move with only 2 persons. Very stable and safe in use.



Date - 06-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : the customer service was second to none, polite and friendly office staff, excellent communication,
costs of scaffold hire is extremely competitive and (no deposit required !).

I will certainly purchase from this company again
Product : so easy to erect, I managed...



Date - 06-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - First class , very competitive prices . 😁😁


Date - 05-Aug-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Only thing missing were the instructions on how to erect the scaffolding tower - otherwise excellent service
Product : It was a hire - not a purchase



Date - 23-Jul-2019
Score - Service:

Product:
Comment - Service rating : Lovely staff, really helpful on phone and email! Delivery next day and picked up promptly! Will definitely use all the time!
Product : Easy to assemble and easy to use



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