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What is Black Friday?

And where does it come from? Thanksgiving So yesterday was Thanksgiving. The US Holiday of Turkey and…well, giving! That means across the Western world it’s a chaotic and delightful world for retail and shoppers! Black Friday Black Friday is a little bit like the UK Boxing Day sales, after the US Thanksgiving.  Retailers in November …

So we’ve seen it on TV…What actually IS Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving   In ancient times, 1621 to name the year, Pilgrims shared the product of a hearty harvest with the Native Americans. They celebrated together with a huge feast! In the US Thanksgiving is the official celebration that kicks off the festive season. Fairly young a holiday, congress approved Thanksgiving in 1941 – two years …

Unique Elevator Designs: Part 2

Lifts in the UK very rarely vary by design. But across the rest of the world engineers have been getting creative on how they design elevators. You wouldn’t think there wasn’t much room for variety on a box that travels up and down a shaft; but after flirting with imagination, engineers have created some truly …

Neri-Go Life Saving Lift

Take a look at the ingenious Neri-Go evacuation lift The emergency evacuation lift provides a direct, through-floor escape route in case of catastrophe in a high rise building. The lift – relying solely on physics – can be used in times of power out-age. It steadily and competently provides an escape for inhabitants of the …

The Future of Lift Maintenance

As we look to the future, the logistics surrounding elevator maintenance become more of a challenge. More and more companies are installing lift systems, and if one of them should fail, ever evolving obstacles are slowing the speed of repairs. Inner city buildings pose a problem: If an elevator should break down, and current on-call …

Make the World Better with a Sweater!

Help Save the Children This Christmas! What we are doing At Sheridan’s we know that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! We just couldn’t wait to deck up the festive décor (yes, at the beginning of November.) Secret Santa scheming is in full swing and we’re all thinking it’s high time for …

Buy or lease: which one is right for your business?

Lift installation can help a business save money in the long run, but can be costly initially. Now there are a variety of financial options available when it comes to choosing a lift: LEASING Rather than buying a lift outright, there are a number of leasing options available, so you can benefit from minimal upfront …

Part 1: Lifts To Aid Mobility Issues

As well as commercial lifts, there are also a range of lift systems that can be installed to help assist those with mobility issues; because being freely able to move around public spaces should be available to all. The range of access lifts cover a broad range of disabilities and building types. Lift upgrades generally …

‘One’ Exceptional Candidate!

Jobs and Careers with Sheridan Lifts Sheridan Lifts have teamed up with our good friends, One Manchester, to deliver an opportunity-driven eight week work placement programme. Candidates applied through One Manchester and then Sheridan interviewed the candidates and were pleased to offer the opportunity to Anthony, who impressed us at the interview stage. One Manchester …

Sheridan lift services install New Lifts at Stay City Apartments.

The lifts are fitted in an iconic building in the Centre of Manchester. The building is located on the approach to Piccadilly station and is unique by its design. Apartments and Hotels are being refurbished across the city as well new building being constructed. Sheridan Lift services can provide the complete package including all building works. Our …