Star rental businesses share new HQ
By Euan Youdale18 May 2023
UK-based Star Power has joined forces with Star Platforms, part of the same group, to open a new head office.
The new head office, in Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire, is strategically located to benefit both businesses, including through transport links, and to support their continued rapid growth.
Star Platforms is a powered access hire specialist, while Star Platforms provides temporary power solutions across all industrial and commercial sectors, including events, TV and film production, data management, construction and maintenance, and manufacturing, on a planned and emergency basis. Togerher they have a workforce of more than 50 people.
Key functions being shared include financial control, IT, marketing, human resources and procurement, allowing faster and more effective decision-making. The ultra-modern facilities include fast-charging for electric vehicles and the latest digital information sharing systems.
Star Power’s Head of Power, Paul Ridley, said, “By bringing the two businesses together, we will be perfectly placed to drive growth, to deliver our exceptional service and value to more customers.
Star Platforms Managing Director Richard Miller said the new head office makes both businesses “fit for the future”, adding: “This represents an exciting time for both businesses as we continue to grow and expand our reach across the UK.
“We believe in the importance of social interaction and collaboration in the workplace, which have become even more critical in recent years. The new office has been designed to bring teams together, and make it easier for colleagues to connect and communicate with each other, and with our customers.”