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An Introduction to Sabbath Lifts
12 July, 2022

An Introduction to Sabbath Lifts

We love the variety of lift requests (and the numerous configurations within each lift type) we get involved in at Stannah. Whilst the request for a Shabbat lift tends...
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Building Regulations Lift Requirements UK
21 June, 2022

Building Regulations Lift Requirements UK

Here’s a handy overview of the key acts, regulations and standards that outline best practices around lift requirements in buildings - ensuring that any...
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A Guide to Escalator Cleaning
05 May, 2022

A Guide to Escalator Cleaning

This blog is a helpful guide on escalator cleaning - what to and when to clean, and how to do it.
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Owners Guide: Escalators & Moving Walkways | Stannah
03 May, 2022

Owners Guide: Escalators & Moving Walkways | Stannah

So you own/are responsible for an escalator or moving walkway but are unsure of what this means in terms of your responsibilities? Don't worry, you're not alone! This is...
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A quick guide to LRV specification and lifts
21 April, 2022

A quick guide to LRV specification and lifts

Lift design is ever-evolving and without a doubt, specifying the right surface or object reflectance for your lift cabin finishes is key to designing a building that...
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Passenger Lift or Platform Lift - the Differences...
15 December, 2021

Passenger Lift or Platform Lift - the Differences...

Whilst both lifts move people they are quite different! When deciding between the two it can be confusing. So we've put together a short blog to outline the differences...
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Part M: Volume 2 & Wheelchair Platform Stairlifts
26 November, 2021

Part M: Volume 2 & Wheelchair Platform Stairlifts

This post is the fifth and final in the series of our Part M: Volume 2 building regulations blogs and covers the detailed requirements for wheelchair platform stairlifts.
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10 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Lift Specification
06 September, 2021

10 Questions to Help You Choose the Right Lift Specification

So you've decided that your project needs a people moving lift. But which type do you need? To help you choose the right lift specification, we've come up with some...
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Dementia Friendly Design For Lifts
09 August, 2021

Dementia Friendly Design For Lifts

A guide on specifying lifts for dementia-friendly design, the principles and a helpful dementia design checklist for your lift…
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Everything You Need to Know About Stairlift Batteries
03 August, 2021

Everything You Need to Know About Stairlift Batteries

Discover everything you need to know about stairlift batteries. How long do they last? What’s involved in a stairlift battery replacement? Find out here.
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Upgrading Lifts to Firefighting or Evacuation
03 August, 2021

Upgrading Lifts to Firefighting or Evacuation

In this blog, we’ll cover how lifts typically work and the implications for upgrading lifts to fire-fighting or evacuation capabilities.
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The Types of Lifts for Education
15 June, 2021

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...
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Retail & Hospitality Reopening Guide - Have you checked your lift?
06 April, 2021

Retail & Hospitality Reopening Guide - Have you checked your lift?

If you’re in the retail and hospitality businesses, the past 12 months have probably been the hardest you’ve ever experienced, with large chunks of that year taken up...
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Platform Lifts - The Choices & Differences
05 February, 2021

Platform Lifts - The Choices & Differences

Platform lifts come in all shapes and sizes. In this blog, we walk you through the types available and the differences between them, outlining the advantages of each...
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Own a Lift? 3 Key Lift Regulations You Need to Know
20 January, 2021

Own a Lift? 3 Key Lift Regulations You Need to Know

The legal requirements surrounding the provision and use of passenger lifts and goods lifts provide a framework to ensure best practice. This blog gives an overview on...
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6 Questions to Help Decide Your Lift Maintenance Company
22 October, 2020

6 Questions to Help Decide Your Lift Maintenance Company

Not all maintenance providers are the same. So we’ve compiled 6 questions to ask when deciding between them. And why it pays to do your homework…
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