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 people with disabilities to depend on carers for assistance.

There are a number of different lifts available, depending on the needs of the client. We have already ...

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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, the Jews finally overthrew their ruler and reclaimed the Temple of Jerusalem – restoring it to the Jewish faith and dedicating it back to their God.

A lamp burning ...

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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 what to look out for can help keep us and our children safe from harm:

  1. Falls: The most dangerous, and most likely cause of death involving falls ...
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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 and car operating panels, full motor room rewire including new motor room lighting and valve block overhaul to the hydraulics, we have included in this package a ...

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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 comedy and so was the prank – but it was also a source of understanding human psychology.

Face the Rear

Easy question – which way do you stand in ...

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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 requirement.

A glass lift is a classy inclusion, making life easier whilst adding a touch of style and an executive feel. Glass lifts are the perfect ...

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A Roaring Christmas!

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 celebrate Christmas with Bredbury Hall. Bredbury ...

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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 Anson Community Shop in order ...

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⚽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 ...

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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 be discharged from hospital and nurture their integration back into the community.

 

We assisted the hospital by installing a two-stop bed lift compliant to the latest editions of the government’s ...

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