The business, which has been established for over 10 years, provides spiderlifts and associated services to the construction, transmission and utilities sectors.
It boasts a fleet of top of the range spiderlifts from leading names such as Teupen, CTE, OMME and Multitel.
Higher Access will operate alongside Vp’s specialist material handling business, UK Forks.
VP also said trading over the winter months was “satisfactory” and it continues to make good progress. Trading for the year to the end of March remains in line with market expectations.
Jeremy Pilkington, Vp’s chairman, said: “The acquisition will be an excellent complement to our strong UK Forks business, and fits the Vp model of developing specialist rental businesses with strong market positions.”