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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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Platform lifts - the choices & differences between them

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Platform lifts come in all shapes and sizes. In this blog, we walk you through the different types of platform lift available and the differences between them, outlining the advantages of each and the environments in which they are most suitable. 

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Building regulations: key guidance for lifts

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Here is a handy overview to the key acts, regulations and standards that outline best practice for making your building accessible and efficient when moving people.

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Premier League - Sports ground access for all!

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On the 10th September 2016 all Premier League clubs pledged to improve their stadium facilities for disabled supporters and increase the numbers of wheelchair user spaces by August 2017, as set out in the Accessible Stadia Guidance (ASG). However the Premier League has now acknowledged that up to 3 clubs may miss the deadline.

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The rising trend for domestic lifts

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We all love a little luxury in our house and the latest comforts and electronic gadgets to help us in our busy lives; so it’s no surprise that the trend for building high specification luxury homes sees developers and owners alike including the convenience of a home lift. 

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Brave the elements with the new Stannah external Midilift

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The innovative Midilift platform lift can now be installed outside! The external option for the Midilift means you get all the quality construction and convenience of the Midilift SL but with a reliable finish and specification that is ready for the tough outdoors.

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The Disability Discrimination Act, Equality Act & Platform Lifts

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The DDA was introduced over 20 years ago and formed for the industry an invaluable set of standards, eventually becoming part of the Equality Act introduced in 2017. In this article Stannah Engineering Director, Paul Clifton looks back at what it meant to those in the platform lift industry. 

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