Month: December 2017

Part 2: Lifts to Aid Mobility Issues

In Part 1 we talked about the range of lift systems that were available for use in aiding mobility issues, rather than for any type of industrial purpose. Helping people move around their homes as well as public spaces is an increasingly important factor. It helps people reclaim their independence and reduces the need for …

Today marks the end of the Jewish Holiday – Hanukkah 2017

What is Hanukkah? Hanukkah – meaning “dedication” – is the Jewish festival of lights lasting eight days and it normally falls around November or December. Over two-thousand years ago, it is believed that the Jews rebelled against their ruler in Judea, who tried to make them worship Greek gods. After three tough years of battling, …

Most Common Lift and Escalator Accidents

Lifts are a highly useful part of everyday life. When used properly, elevators are a safe and easy way to travel between floors; however, there are some risks involved with using lifts and escalators. Nearly 10,000 people require a trip to A&E each year due to accidents involving lifts and escalators. Knowing the risks, and …

Lift Modernisation at The Square

Lift Modernisation, Prestwich Following a recent property purchase from one of our clients they have invited us to tender for a full lift modernisation package on their 4 person 320kg hydraulic passenger lift. The lift modernisation package entailed a new controller with new shaft positioning system, full shaft rewire, full length safe edge, new landing …

How lifts gave the world valuable psychological insight

Candid Camera Everyone loves a practical joke, right? We’ve all seen the ridiculous TV shows where the cast pranks unsuspecting members of the public – filming their debatably hilarious reactions. Candid Camera, the practical joke show aired an episode in 1962 they called “Face the Rear.” The crass name is a good source of silly …

Benefits of a Glass Lift

Installing a glass lift system can be an expensive and time-consuming process, but lifts are now an essential part of most building designs. If a business is spread out over a number of floors and has regular visitors and clients needing to travel to different offices, then the installation of a lift is an essential …

A Roaring Christmas!

Sheridan Lifts Party with Bredbury Hall in Style – Christmas 2017! Working in the lift industry may have its ups and downs but like every family our staff flock to celebrate Christmas and the year we’ve shared together – this year in Gatsby style! Sheridan Lifts travelled back in time to the roaring twenties to …

Winter Warmer Community Project ❄️

Anson Community Shop Rusholme’s Anson Community Shop is a community outreach initiative designed to offer members healthy food within their budget. How it works The not-for-profit shop is a warm and welcoming place where people from the local community can buy £12.00 worth of food for £2.50. Local businesses donate food and supplies to the …

⚽Congratulations to the winner of our prize draw!

Congratulations to the lovely – Sharon Peart! United fanatic and mum, Sharon Peart says she is “absolutely buzzing” after Sheridan Lifts announce her name as the winner of the champion’s league matchday 6 of 6 tickets, Manchester United vs CSKA Moscow. Sharon Peart won two tickets to watch the game at Old Trafford from the …

Sheridan Lift North Manchester General Hospital

North Manchester General NHS

Intermediate Care Unit   Sheridan Lifts are proud to announce that the Manchester North General Hospital have chosen Sheridan Lifts to carry out the recent lift installation for the Hospital’s brand new Intermediate Care Unit situated in Crumpsall.   The Intermediate Care Unit is designed as a small community to rehabilitate patients well enough to …