Mad lifts

Mad lifts

In our day-to-day lives we may not pay much attention to lifts, I mean, being a lift company, we do but we don’t expect you to, just knowing if a lift is working or not is all you need to know really. However, if you’re a fan of 60’s set TV show Mad Men, you may be more inclined to savour elevator rides. In Mad Men, dozens of key scenes on the ad-agency series have played out on elevators. In ...

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Ode to the lift: The 5 Best Songs about Elevators

Ode to the lift: The 5 Best Songs about Elevators

Lifts make the world go round, well up and down to be more exact, so it’s not surprising that there are actually quite a few popular songs that centre on lifts. Obviously because these artists are American they use that other term – elevator. However, the sentiment is pretty much the same! As our business is all about lifts, (yes, dumbwaiter lifts, platform lifts, scissor lifts; the works!) we thought we’d share the 5 best songs about lifts.

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It’s all downhill…

It’s all downhill…

We’re constantly preaching the necessity of lift maintenance for every type of lift. Whether you, as a building or a company, have platform lifts, dumbwaiter lifts or even a scissor lift, you need to ensure regular lift maintenance is carried out. This is because, over time, despite the quality of the lift installation and the lift itself, anything can happen to alter the efficacy and safety of the lift.

We read a pretty ironic story recently of a lift maintenance company ...

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Sheridan’s have No Achilles Heal when it comes to Compliance

Sheridan Lifts take health and safety, the environment and their organisation procedures very seriously. To demonstrate this Sheridan Lifts now are accredited by over 15 National and worldwide recognised Accreditation bodies that vigorously moderate our processes to ensure consistency in our commitment on all fronts.

Over the past months Sheridan Lifts have been working hard to achieve the Achilles Building Confidence Accreditation. This has involved providing clear cut evidence of our processes and procedures that are in place.

“Achilles” helps businesses identify ...

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Sheridan Lifts win another modernisation project for Salford Tower blocks

Sheridan Lifts have won another contract to modernise the lifts for City West Housing Trust.

Although we are not the incumbent service provider for this client, we were the preferred bidder and we are aware this wasn’t just based on price, but service and reputation.

As part of our proposed building management plan one lift will serve the residents whilst one of them is being modernised. This ensures minimal disruption to the occupants and building managers.

Over the past 12 months, Sheridan’s have supplied and fitted 8 ...

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New High Speed Lifts installed in Fountain Street Manchester

Superb quality new high speed lifts for our client in Fountain St central Manchester.

Sheridan’s was asked to provide costs to modernise two duplex lift installations in a prestigious building in Manchester City Centre.

As part of our service when discussing a modernisation, we always provide our clients the option of a complete new lift installation set against a modernisation, when we and our client analysed the cost of both options, it was clear that a complete new set of lifts was ...

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High Speed Lift Maintenance Manchester

Sheridan Lifts have won the service contract to maintain the high speed lift infrastructure at Bronte Court & Madison Court, Salford.

The 4 high speed passenger lifts installed on the premises covers 264 spacious apartments offered by ClareMont over 22 floors.

Sheridan Lifts have worked closely with the company to prepare a suitable service and maintenance package that is cost effective alongside including our award winning services.

In addition to the service and upkeep of the lifts certain aspects of lift ...

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Sheridan Lifts win tender to replace 6 lifts in 3 Tower blocks for Birmingham’s Sandwell Council

On the back of a very successful year in 2014, we are pleased to have started the New Year as the successful bidders for the replacement of all the lifts in 3 high rise tower blocks.

The buildings are to remain occupied and is set to be challenging. However, our experience in this type of works we believe is paramount in delivering this project on time with little disruption to the tenants.

In Manchester alone, we have just completed the replacement of ...

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Sheridan Wins Manchester Hospital Contract

Sheridan Lifts have successfully received the go-ahead to carry out the fourth consecutive contract to upgrade and Modernise Lifts at North Manchester General Hospital.

North Manchester General Hospital (NMGH) is the Largest Hospital in the Pennine Acute Trust, with a reliant community of 800,000+ People and employing over 8000 staff.

The extensive hospital site was originally three separate hospitals and due to high demand and growing respected reputation, merged into one, making this hospital one of the most ...

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John Murray Forced to Retire from Boxing

At the age of 29, John Murray former European and British boxing champion has been forced to retire.

After receiving two operations on a detached retina, doctors have ordered Murray to hang up his gloves or else risk permanent blindness.

In a recent interview with ITV Murray stated: “I’ve had 20/20 vision for my whole life, but at the moment I can hardly see anything out of my right eye. I’ve been told that if I keep taking punches I ...

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