Welcome to our blog

Filter by lift type

How the PSTN switch over will affect your lift
24 May, 2024

How the PSTN switch over will affect your lift

The Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) is a system of analogue circuit-switched telephone lines that still criss-cross the globe. First developed in the late...
Read more
The role of hotel lifts
02 May, 2024

The role of hotel lifts

In today's competitive hotel industry, every detail matters. The guest experience begins the moment they step foot through the door. From luxurious interiors and...
Read more
Lifts for listed buildings
25 April, 2024

Lifts for listed buildings

Traditionally, easy access to historic, listed and religious buildings can be challenging and ensuring the installation does not interfere with the building's original...
Read more
Five tips that help prepare you for a lift breakdown
09 February, 2024

Five tips that help prepare you for a lift breakdown

Lifts are at the heart of a building, moving people and goods. But their worth depends on reliable performance and safe, ongoing function. Being faced with an...
Read more
Ideas for different types of lift car interior design
08 January, 2024

Ideas for different types of lift car interior design

When installing a new passenger lift, the choice of lift car interiors is wide. And that’s even before you consider customising with your own design material to create a...
Read more
The benefit of lift modernisation
12 December, 2023

The benefit of lift modernisation

An old lift doesn't always need replacing and, in fact, doing so may be extremely difficult due to its design or layout. Instead, you can have a lift modernised. Allow...
Read more
Lift requirements in residential buildings UK
13 November, 2023

Lift requirements in residential buildings UK

A guide on specifying lifts for multi-storey housing developments, from fire fighting lifts to refurbishing existing lifts in a block of flats; the choices are endless.
Read more
Secure by Design requirements for lifts
07 November, 2023

Secure by Design requirements for lifts

Good design must be the aim of all those involved in the development process and should be encouraged everywhere. ‘Secured by Design' (SBD) aims to achieve a good...
Read more
What DDA compliant and reasonable adjustments mean in the Equality Act
30 October, 2023

What DDA compliant and reasonable adjustments mean in the Equality Act

The Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), was designed to make public spaces easier for disabled people to access. Businesses of all types had to make changes to meet its...
Read more
Why accessibility in the workplace is important to all
25 October, 2023

Why accessibility in the workplace is important to all

Accessibility at work is about removing barriers to make sure disabled people can take an active part in working life.Employers should ensure that the workplace and its...
Read more
How lifts can help create accessible sports facilities
09 October, 2023

How lifts can help create accessible sports facilities

Poorly designed public leisure centres and sports grounds, including football and rugby stadiums, create barriers to participation for potential disabled users or access...
Read more
BS EN81-80 Lift upgrades for existing lifts
05 September, 2023

BS EN81-80 Lift upgrades for existing lifts

Like technology elsewhere, lifts and lift standards have developed over the years and new safety features have become the norm. In recognition of the fact that lift...
Read more
Types of equipment to move heavy objects up stairs
28 June, 2023

Types of equipment to move heavy objects up stairs

If you are moving heavy items or bulky objects on a set of stairs, then there’s a range of lifting equipment to make the job easier. Having access to the right lifting...
Read more
The types of lifts for education
22 June, 2023

The types of lifts for education

Does every educational building in the UK have lifts? Where there is a requirement to travel between floors or over steps, there should be a lift for those less able to...
Read more
Choosing the right nursing or care home lifts
08 June, 2023

Choosing the right nursing or care home lifts

Care homes and nursing homes need to meet a range of standards when it comes to safety. Residents need to move safely or help to move safely around a building, and with...
Read more
Guidance on manual handling at work
31 May, 2023

Guidance on manual handling at work

As an employer or business owner, you have a legal duty to provide a safe workplace. Part of this obligation is knowing the correct manual handling techniques and...
Read more

Subscribe for email updates