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Remembrance Sunday, Where’s Diogo and Charlie’s rant!

Premier league round-up

After another weekend of frenetic Premier League action, its time to cast my eye over events this weekend with another instalment of Sheridan Lifts football blog. You may ask why a lift company are blogging about football. Well, I may ask you, why not? We are a family run business here and we’re made up …

shanghai tower

Shanghai Tower – the fastest lift in the world

We should know, we researched it!

As one of the leading lift companies in the UK, we like to keep our finger on the pulse in the elevator world! Recently we blogged about visiting the tallest building in the world where we rode on a super speedy elevator to the summit, but in terms of speed that elevator was nothing compared …

new motor with new traction sheaves

It’s all systems go for this large retailer

Sheridan carry out a major modernisation on a 5 tonne passenger goods lift

Our client, a UK based multi brand online retailer, required one of their most important lifts to be modernised. This business-critical lift was over 30 years old and works were needing to be completed before their Christmas peak period. The lift in question was a 7 floor, 5 tonne heavy passenger/goods lift. The lift was …

A new lift for Wakefield Intermediate Care Unit

Sheridan Lifts showcases its work in the healthcare industry

Wakefield Intermediate Care Unit is a facility in West Yorkshire which operates on a patient referral admission process following advice from external hospital and nursing staff. The unit provides 7-day short term in-patient nursing and therapy for members of the public requiring extra support, care and rehabilitation before they return to their place of residence. …

2018 Projects – Winstanley College

Sheridan Lifts replaces an existing stair lift

Located in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Winstanley College is an Ofsted rated “Outstanding” sixth form Higher Education centre providing first class facilities, teaching and development opportunities to young adults. We currently hold the maintenance contract on site for these 9 existing passenger lifts. Earlier this year, Sheridan Lifts were called in to assist with …

Rooney’s return, Shaqiri ‘distractions’ and Bad Sculptors!  

It's week four of our football blog

Welcome to instalment four of our weekly football blog! So, this week in the Premier league there were wins for City, Chelsea, Spurs and United whilst Liverpool conceded late on to draw 1.1 with Arsenal at the Emirates. That meant that City were able to open up a 2-point lead at the top of the …

5 of the best UK rides with big drops!

We all love a good roller coaster...

One of the best ways to pass time is by visiting one of the UK’s many theme parks and attractions, and we’ve been discussing the best rides with the biggest drops here in the office. Do you agree? Let us know in the comments… The Ultimate at Lightwater Valley Part white knuckle ride part pacey …

Bobbly pitches, big chasms and grass roots football funds

It's our weekly football blog

With the culmination of another round of top-flight football fixtures comes the arrival of the third instalment of Sheridan Lifts’ football blog. It’s as you were at the summit with wins for City, Liverpool and Chelsea whilst things are still looking bleak for poor old Rafa Benitez and David Wagner, who can’t buy wins or …

Spotlight on: The lifts at IKEA

We all love the lifts at IKEA...

The lifts at IKEA are great, aren’t they? Those huge spaces can get loads of people and trolleys in, but they do also leave a lot of people scratching their heads. Here’s what we’ve noticed. Which one? In the foyer there are about 4 entrance points for different lifts, on busy days its an awful …

Why lift maintenance is crucial for your business

Don't ignore even if you have no warning signs!

Here at Sheridan Lifts, we understand the drill. Lifts are expensive, they’re a huge investment for any business but for many of those businesses they’re very much a critical need rather than a ‘nice to have’. Our lift engineers fit very few brand-new lifts for clients who might want to use them ‘just in case’ …