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An Overview of the General Lift Requirements Within Part M: Volume 2

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Part M Volume 2, provides practical guidance for complying with building regulation requirements for buildings other than dwellings. This post is the second in the series of our Part M: Volume 2 building regulations blogs and covers general lift requirements with Part M in greater detail.

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A Handy List of Escalator & Moving Walkway Standards

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Unsure of what codes of practice, standards and regulations escalators and moving walkways fall under? Not to worry, here's a handy list...

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Lift Design for Dementia-friendly Buildings

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A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for dementia sufferers and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this process…

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Specifying Lifts for Care Homes

/ posted in Moving People, Advice For Owners

A helpful guide on the process of specifying lifts for nursing homes and all the considerations that need to be taken into account when carrying out this process…

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Lifts for Housing Developments

/ posted in Moving People, Moving Goods, Advice For Owners

A helpful guide on the residential lifts in housing developments, from fire fighting lifts to refurbishing existing lifts in a block of flats, the choices are endless, so read on to find out what the options are...

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The Key Benefits of Lift Modernisation

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An old lift does not necessarily need replacing in its entirety and, in fact, doing so may be extremely difficult due to the design or layout of the existing lift installation. Instead, you can have a lift 'modernised'. What does this entail? Allow us to explain...

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Passenger lifts vs Platform lifts - the key differences...

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Whilst both move passengers they are quite different! When deciding between passenger and platform lifts the difference can be confusing. So we've put together a short blog to outline the key differences between lift types and the directives they conform to. 

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3 key considerations when choosing a lift

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So you've identified the need for a product to aid the movement of people within your building. At this point, it's fair for us to assume that it will answer a need for equal access. Whatever lift product you require it will be dictated by the following considerations. 

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An introduction to Part M: Volume 2 & lifts

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Part M Volume 2, provides practical guidance for complying with building regulation requirements relating to access to and use of buildings other than dwellings. Within the document there is guidance on the requirements for vertical circulation and therefore lifts.

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10 questions to help you choose the right type of lift

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So you've decided that your commercial project is in need of a people moving lift, or an additional lift. But which type do you need? To help you choose we've come up with some questions to consider.

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