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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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BREEAM for Lifts, Escalators & Moving Walkways
01 June, 2022

BREEAM for Lifts, Escalators & Moving Walkways

BREEAM NC 2018 and Refurb & Fit-out 2014 is the best way to ensure sustainable value and efficiency in your project; within these, you can get BREEAM credits for lifts,...
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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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How the PSTN switch over will affect your lift
17 February, 2022

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...
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Section 4.2 of the Technical Handbook & Lifts (Scotland)
11 January, 2022

Section 4.2 of the Technical Handbook & Lifts (Scotland)

This handy guide to Section 4.2 (Scottish Part M) explains what this regulation is and its various implications on lifts in building projects in Scotland. Read on to...
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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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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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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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Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive
02 August, 2021

Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive

Like cars, lifts left for long periods need a little TLC. If you leave your car parked on the drive for weeks on end and expect it to start, it won’t – so to prevent any...
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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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Lift inspections: Looking after your lift to save time, money & hassle
12 November, 2020

Lift inspections: Looking after your lift to save time, money & hassle

It pays to be a responsible lift owner—to ensure that your lifts and lifting equipment are maintained to the highest standards.  Why? Because keeping your lift fit for...
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Why It Pays to Upgrade Your Lift
29 October, 2020

Why It Pays to Upgrade Your Lift

Because lift replacements aren’t always the best solution...… particularly if your existing lift occupies a challenging location, design and/or configuration—something...
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Lift Standards: A Glossary
16 October, 2020

Lift Standards: A Glossary

If you either own or are thinking of installing a lift then there is a whole host of lift standards, regulations, codes of practice and guidance to advise on best...
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COVID-19: 3 Tips on Lift Use Whilst Social Distancing
04 September, 2020

COVID-19: 3 Tips on Lift Use Whilst Social Distancing

Passenger and platform lifts are enclosed spaces where people mingle. They are also an essential mode of transport for people who struggle climbing stairs, especially in...
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