Built like a Brick…Lift?

Brick by Brick

Being an established lift company, we’re used to seeing a variety of passenger lifts – in all designs – but lately we’ve seen something extraordinary…a brick lift!

Carles Enrich is a Spanish architect and has recently built a 20 metre high passenger lift next to a Catalonian cliffside to enable a connected between the old and new parts of the town.

The modernised, more urban part of the town is divided from the old town by the Llobregat River. Prior ...

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A Lift Company That Does It All

No job too big or too small – we’re a lift company  that does it all!

Here at Sheridan Lifts, we’re proud to be able to say that we are a lift company that genuinely does it all. Not only do we offer quality lift installations, we also offer lift modernisation and refurbishment, lift maintenance and lift repair at your service.

We prioritise our customers and our quality – that’s why every job is completed to our impeccable standard. From maintenance and ...

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The Future is Here: Lift Tech

The future of vertical transportation is here – and its horizontal!

 

The Power Of Magnets

In our blog The Power of Magnets, we explain how lift technology is being revolutionised by magnetic methods that allow lifts to move from side to side.

That seemed like but a dream back then. But next week, the lift company behind it will be unveiling to the public their magnetic lift technology for the very first time!

A ten ...

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3 reasons to install a glass lift

Glass lifts are becoming more and more popular and it’s easy to see why. They can be a stunning addition to your building combining functionality and style. If you’re not sold on glass lifts let us give you three reasons you should install a glass lift in your building.

  • glass lifts are a work of art in themselves

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, glass lifts are absolutely beautiful. By installing a glass lift, not only are you giving ...

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Why you need platform lifts

If platform lifts are something you’ve never considered then we are here to tell you why you should. Not only are platform lifts extremely beneficial to businesses and their buildings, sometimes, they are a necessity.

Platform lifts offer easy mobility solutions to any and all visitors as well as members of staff, to access all areas of the building. If you have personnel that require the use of a wheelchair, then often, platform lifts are the only option to ensure your ...

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5 reasons to think about lift maintenance

When it comes to lifts, many building managers will think give a lot of thought to the initial lift installation and then forget about their lift until a problem arises. Then they are forced to think about lift repairs. However, there is a vital step in the middle that gets forgotten about; lift maintenance.

lift maintenance

It’s a common misconception that lifts break down frequently and there’s nothing that can be done about it. ...

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There’s a change a’coming

We’re sure everyone feels awkward when you have to wait for a lift to come. You push the button and wait for the ride to arrive but in the meantime, a crowd of people have gathered to wait with you. Do you make small talk? Do you just stand there in silence?

It may not seem like a massive inconvenience, waiting for a lift, but Research out of Columbia University showed that office workers in New York spent a cumulative 16.6 ...

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Tonight on BBC1 – DIY SOS Veteran Special

As you may or may not be aware, Sheridan lifts were selected as the one lift company to be a part of the most recent saga for the BBC series, “DIY SOS” Veteran Special in Manchester. As our contribution, we donated a platform lift for one of the houses.

The show has turned a rundown street into a small, appealing community for its existing residents and now housed ex-army veterans. A community hub has been provided for our soldiers discharged for ...

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Ding dong!

When you think about designing passenger lifts there are so many things you have to take into account. The space you have to work with, the design and décor of your building and what the lift will be used for are all factors that need to be addressed; you can then design, plan and install your lift accordingly.

However, there’s one thing that probably gets pushed down the bottom of the list when designing passenger lifts, and that’s the chime. A ...

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Providing the platform

We hope you all managed to watch last night’s episode of DIY SOS which showed the work that has been done to create a community for veterans here in Manchester. As you’re all well aware, Sheridan Lifts was the chosen lift company to install one of our platform lifts for a triple-amputee veteran.

We thought we’d take this opportunity to give you a bit more information regarding our platform lifts and why they’re so important.

Platform lifts can be installed in both ...

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