Speedy Hire, a UK tool hire company, has set up a special lifting business for hiring out below the hook equipment.

Speedy Lifting operates out of 26 locations across the UK.

Managing director is Simon Atherton, and Tony Longmire has joined as commercial director. Longmire was previously technical director of the LGH Group, and has also served on the BSI standards committee MHE.3/13 for theatre and entertainment and the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association’s technical committee.