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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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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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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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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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Advice on Leaving Your Lift Inactive
26 May, 2020

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, likely, it won’t – so to...
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Ensuring Platform Lift Safety
28 October, 2019

Ensuring Platform Lift Safety

At Stannah we believe in keeping our customers, other lift owners and operators advised of issues that may affect lift safety and the passengers that use them. Below is...
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Building regulations: key guidance for lifts
15 November, 2018

Building regulations: key guidance for lifts

Here is a handy overview of the key acts, regulations and standards that outline best practice around lifts - ensuring that any commercial/public building is accessible...
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Lift Requirements for Flats and Tower Blocks
19 June, 2018

Lift Requirements for Flats and Tower Blocks

A helpful 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...
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