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29Oct92 UK: POWERED ACCESS IN RECEIVERSHIP.

Powered Access, the Newark-based manufacturer of access equipment went into administrative receivership last week, despite having nearly £1 million worth of orders on its books.The company had a turnover last year of £3 million and is being offered for sale as a going concern by Nottingham accountant Arthur Andersen.Earlier this month, managing director Keith Thomas said: 'We have full order books well into 1993 after winning a considerable amount of business from British Telecom, the Ministry of Defence and various local authorities.'Powered Access moved into a new factory at Newark from the Southwell site only a few months ago and planned to introduce a number of new models.Market leadership is claimed by the company for its van-mounted platforms and the firm is best known for its Spencer and Acklift models.