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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What are the benefits of modernising a lift?

Older lifts often suffer from obsolete components that require modern replacements. New features are added to lifts often, so ongoing maintenance is required to constantly update features that become available.

The new features often improve the safety of the lift, and makes sure it complies with ever changing legislation and standards, whilst improving reliability and enhancing traffic flow.

What are the benefits to modernising my lift?

  1. Improving Performance and Traffic Flow: Modernising drive units, the gearbox and the control system within a lift ...
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What Does a Lift Engineer Do?

Lift engineers, or lift technicians, install, refurbish, service and repair electrical traction and hydraulic lift equipment.

Lift companies employ their own in-house lift engineers that install all their lifts and respond to maintenance and break-down calls. They can also be employed by specialist lift maintenance companies who specify in lift maintenance as well as local authorities, hospitals, and educational institutions.

Engineers are capable of dealing with different lifts, including:

  • Passenger, goods, and service lifts that you find in offices, hotels, railway stations and ...
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Know Thy Nuts!

Movember – Stop men dying too young

Men’s health is something that has received the ‘stiff upper lip’ treatment for too long. Since 2003 Movember are stamping that out being the only charity that focus on men’s health on a global scale.

By revolutionising men’s research Movember are approaching the way health services reach and support men.

Men are dying too young

Raising awareness by bringing health and social issues for men into the spotlight is an ...

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❤️ Giving Tuesday! ❤️

❤️ Giving Tuesday! ❤️

Never heard of it?

Giving Tuesday is a fairly new phenomenon in the UK, since 2014. It is observed as the day after Cyber Monday – where people who saved in the sales will choose to donate some of the money they saved to supporting a good cause.

#GivingTuesday is a huge day for charities in the UK and in 70 other countries around the globe!

Don’t just want to give money?

Giving Tuesday isn’t just ...

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