Month: November 2017

Know Thy Nuts!

Movember – Stop men dying too young Men’s health is something that has received the ‘stiff upper lip’ treatment for too long. Since 2003 Movember are stamping that out being the only charity that focus on men’s health on a global scale. By revolutionising men’s research Movember are approaching the way health services reach and …

❤️ Giving Tuesday! ❤️

Never heard of it? Giving Tuesday is a fairly new phenomenon in the UK, since 2014. It is observed as the day after Cyber Monday – where people who saved in the sales will choose to donate some of the money they saved to supporting a good cause. #GivingTuesday is a huge day for charities …

What is Black Friday?

And where does it come from? Thanksgiving So yesterday was Thanksgiving. The US Holiday of Turkey and…well, giving! That means across the Western world it’s a chaotic and delightful world for retail and shoppers! Black Friday Black Friday is a little bit like the UK Boxing Day sales, after the US Thanksgiving.  Retailers in November …

So we’ve seen it on TV…What actually IS Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving   In ancient times, 1621 to name the year, Pilgrims shared the product of a hearty harvest with the Native Americans. They celebrated together with a huge feast! In the US Thanksgiving is the official celebration that kicks off the festive season. Fairly young a holiday, congress approved Thanksgiving in 1941 – two years …

Unique Elevator Designs: Part 2

Lifts in the UK very rarely vary by design. But across the rest of the world engineers have been getting creative on how they design elevators. You wouldn’t think there wasn’t much room for variety on a box that travels up and down a shaft; but after flirting with imagination, engineers have created some truly …

Neri-Go Life Saving Lift

Take a look at the ingenious Neri-Go evacuation lift The emergency evacuation lift provides a direct, through-floor escape route in case of catastrophe in a high rise building. The lift – relying solely on physics – can be used in times of power out-age. It steadily and competently provides an escape for inhabitants of the …

Sheridan Lift Hunter Boots London

The Birds and the Bees 🐝

  When Hunter and Sheridan Lifts love each other a very much – a beautiful new lift is born! Among the hustle and bustle of London’s Regent Street, tucked away in tranquility, lives our little baby. Rainforest Lift Sheridan Lifts installed a rainforest inspired lift in Hunter’s vibrant retail store, in London. Riding the lift …

Sheridan Lifts Platform Lift

Raising the Barca

Catalan Square in Castlefield hosts one of Manchester’s most lively watering holes, Barca Bar – since 1996. In 2015 Barca underwent a massive modern refurbishment with high fashion furniture design and the facelift saw an innovative transformation into a bright open social space. The choice of suites is second to none and ranges from light …

The Future of Lift Maintenance

As we look to the future, the logistics surrounding elevator maintenance become more of a challenge. More and more companies are installing lift systems, and if one of them should fail, ever evolving obstacles are slowing the speed of repairs. Inner city buildings pose a problem: If an elevator should break down, and current on-call …