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Industry news and events from The Ramp People.
Suitcase Wheelchair Ramps

Suitcase Wheelchair Ramps

The Ramp People's extensive range of suitcase Wheelchair Ramps are available in lengths up to 10ft. They are perfect for allowing manual wheelchairs, electric wheelchairs and scooters up heights of up to 505cm. The ramps are all provided with a 1 year warranty and anti-slip surfaces. All of our folding ramps have a capacity of 275kg or more. What ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Trench plates and footbridges

Trench plates and footbridges

The Ramp People's extensive range of Trench plates and footbridges ensure pedestrians and vehicles can safely pass over trenches during construction works. ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Adam Hall Cable Protector

Adam Hall Cable Protector Range

The Ramp People are proud to be a UK supplier of Adam Hall's extensive cable protector range. Adam Hall have been manufacturing and distributing high quality cable protectors across Europe for over 40 years. Adam Hall focus on providing cable protector solutions within the event industry, however they are popular in a variety of commercial sectors ...
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Cable Covers
Checkers

Checkers UK Distributor - The Ramp People

The Ramp People are proud to be a distributor of the famous Checkers brand. We stock an extensive range of Checkers items, including; cable protectors, wheel stops, hose bridge systems, ground protection, aviation chocks, anti-fatigue mats and more. Checkers are famous for manufacturing NoTrax Floor Matting, TuffTrak Ground Protection ...
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Container Ramp

Container Ramp Buying Guide

The Ramp People's wide array of in stock container ramps are perfect for loading forklifts, pallet trucks, trolleys and machinery into containers, up kerbs or up steps. With capacities up to 15,000kg available, and customisable solutions our team will easily be able to help find a solution for you. Free delivery across mainland ...
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Loading Ramps
Why Choose Fibreglass Wheelchair Threshold Ramps?

Why Choose Fibreglass Wheelchair Threshold Ramps?

With a wide array of wheelchair threshold ramps, it can be hard to decide which is the best ramp for you. With rubber threshold ramps, aluminium threshold ramps and fibreglass wedge ramps available, it can be hard to decide which ramp would suit your requirements the best. ...
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Wheelchair Ramps
Car Loading Ramps

Car Loading Ramps

Whether you are looking to load your car up a kerb, into a container or into a van, The Ramp People have the perfect solution for you.   Aluminium Car Ramps The Ramp People’s aluminium Car Ramps are perfect for heights up to 600mm. They are provided in lengths up to 4m and can hold capacities up to 2900kg across the pair. The ramps ...
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Wheelchair Ramps for Cars

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

One challenge many wheelchair users face is loading their wheelchair, scooter or electric wheelchair in and out of the car. What To Consider? Will you be loading a manual or electric wheelchair/scooter? Will the chair be empty when loaded? What is the vertical height from the ground to where the ramp will rest on the vehicle (from the ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Top tips for car repair safety

Top tips for car repair safety

Whether you’re a car enthusiast taking care of your pride and joy or carrying out more serious maintenance work in your garage, there are various hazards and potential safety issues you need to be aware of. Car maintenance can be dangerous work and garages can pose their own risks with chemicals or hazardous materials around. It’s important ...
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Car Ramps
Christmas Shopping for Wheelchair Users

Christmas Shopping for Wheelchair Users

Christmas is a busy and sometimes overwhelming time for all of us but this recent article highlights how normal Christmas struggles can become extremely debilitating for some disabled people. Wheelchair users, in particular, can struggle in the Christmas rush and the nightmare experience can even put many off from even trying to go out. While ...
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Accessibility & Disability
Personal Protective Equipment in use

Your guide to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

When it comes to workplace safety Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should be near the top of your list. While other preventative measures and training should always be used first and foremost, there are many industries and work environments that need some form of PPE as well. There is a wide range of protective equipment to choose from but this ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Ground Protection Mats

Why You Need Ground Protection Mats

As the weather gets both colder and wetter, construction sites, events and other outdoor works areas struggle through the winter months. Muddy or frost ground makes for tough working conditions which can be more than just a nuisance. Slow work means delayed projects and wasted costs, not to mention the costs and dangers to pedestrians, workers and ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Wheel Stops

Wheel Stops & Parking Blocks

Wheels Stops/Parking Blocks are a popular, simple way to prevent damage to cars and structures during parking. They are easy to install on tarmac and concrete, especially as our wheel stops are provided with free fixings and a drill bit. Wheel stops are extremely durable and can prevent your car moving and reduce risk of damage within warehouses, ...
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Wheelchair Ramps for uPvc thresholds

The Perfect Wheelchair Ramps for Overcoming Awkward PVC Thresholds

Struggling to get your wheelchair or mobility scooter over your PVC threshold? Unsure how to overcome that awkward ledge on the PVC doorway? We have many customers call with this issue, do not fear, The Ramp People are here with the perfect wheelchair ramp for you! Are Up & Over Threshold Ramp kits are perfect for allowing you to overcome PVC ...
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Accessibility & Disability
The Ramp People warehouse esher

Life at The Ramp People!

Since 2006 a lot has changed for The Ramp People. We begun in a small unit in leafy Godalming, Surrey. We have rapidly expanded and we are quickly outgrowing our once empty warehouse in Esher, just outside of London. No longer just UK based, we have a growing customer base across Europe with sites in Ireland, France and Germany!  Team work is ...
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Speed Bump warning sign

Back to school safety with speed bumps

It’s back to school season for many of us and a busy time for everyone. Even people not experiencing the back to school rush will see its effects on the roads as rush hours get even busier. Amongst all the chaos safety might not be first on many peoples minds, but it’s more important than ever to make safety, especially outside schools, a ...
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Workplace and Health & Safety
Expanding Our Folding Van Ramp Range

Expanding Our Folding Van Ramp Range

Early this year we introduced our Viper Economy Cross Folding Travel Ramp. The ramp instantly sold out and has been in high demand ever since!  As experts in the ramp world, we know a wider variety of aluminium folding van ramps is needed to ensure we can find a folding van ramp suitable for your load height and capacity. Our folding van ramps ...
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Plant Ramps

What to consider when purchasing a loading ramp for plant and machinery

There are various factors you need to take into consideration when purchasing a Plant Ramp.  Key Factors  Your load height (the height from the ground to where the ramp will rest) The maximum capacity you wish to load  Does the machine have rubber or steel tracks?  What connection type do you require?  Your ...
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