Lavendon Group plc is a holding company. The Company is engaged in the rental of powered access equipment. Powered access equipment is used to provide temporary aerial access in a range of applications: in industrial repair and maintenance, construction, telecommunications, outside broadcasting, sign erection and highway maintenance. Its business includes Nationwide Platforms, Gardemann, dk Rental, Lavendon France and Rapid. The dk Rental business operates a fleet of boom and scissor lifts together with telehandlers and fork-lift trucks. Lavendon France is a specialist provider of powered access equipment in France�s industrial centers. Rapid is engaged in the rental and sale of access equipment in the Gulf region. It operates a fleet of 20,000 machines through a network of 95 depots located in Belgium, France, Germany, the United Kingdom and a number of countries in the Middle East. On October 1, 2011, it acquired Blue Sky Access Limited.