Lift Engineering Services

Top Quality Lift Engineering

At Sheridan Lifts, we pride ourselves on our high quality lift engineering skills and with a range of procedures in place to make our engineering services extra efficient, it’s no surprise that we have been providing a top quality lift engineering service to clients for over 33 years.

When we initially take on a lift repair or installation, we make a detailed analysis of the project so that our skilled lift engineers are fully aware of the work ...

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Create Impressive Lifts, Built to Last

Lifts designed to impress

From the initial concept, to the finished design, creating a brand new commercial space is a huge process that requires a remarkable amount of planning and consideration. From the type of glass used for the windows to the flooring, the layout of the workspace to the configuration of the lifts, there are plenty of areas that require a serious amount of thought.
When it comes to planning the perfect lift installation ...

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The Lift Maintenance Experts

Looking for experts in lift maintenance?

When it comes to lift maintenance, determining which kind of maintenance programme is suitable for your lift can be tricky – that’s why here, at Sheridan Lifts, we have a range of programmes to suit you. From a standard lift maintenance agreement to a gold complete lift service, we aim to give clients peace of mind and the ability to control their budget requirements.

Lifts can differ in many ways, from the age of the ...

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A brief history of lifts

It’s easy to think of lifts and lift engineers as a modern invention. After all, there were no lifts in the Colosseum – or were there? Take a closer look at the historical records and artifacts and you will see that ancient Romans often used slaves to lift building materials and even workers up to higher levels, pulling them up in baskets and on platforms using ropes and pulleys. The only difference was, there were no safety mechanisms back then, ...

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Record breaking lifts at the Burj Khalifa

Sheridan Lifts may have been involved in the design, installation and maintenance of some impressive lifts right across the UK, but even our experience as lift consultants pales in comparison to the incredible lifts in the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.

At a massive 828 metres, 2716 ft or half a mile high, with no less than 160 stories, the Burj Khalifa took the record for the tallest building in the world recently – and ...

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How to Choose the Right Lift Engineers

Are you using the right lift engineers?

Maintaining lifts safely is a serious responsibility, and choosing the right lift company to install a new lift system is even more important. So how do you go about choosing the right lift services company and what should you look for.

The first, and perhaps most important factor is experience. You need a lift services company that has many years of experience in lifts of all sizes in all kinds of buildings. The knowledge gained ...

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Lift Engineers – For That Happily Ever After

We’ve all seen the scenes from the movies… two unsuspecting, good looking singletons unknowingly step into a lift together, nervously twiddling their thumbs on the journey up to the 100th floor. Glancing awkwardly around them, looking at anything but each other, their faces drop as the lift grinds to a jolty stand-still. Trapped! Naturally, they begin talking to each other and low and behold find that they have everything in common apart from their favourite colour.

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How Lift Engineers Can Help In Overcoming The Fear Of Lifts

No matter how good your lift engineers are, or how often you arrange lift maintenance, there will always be some people who are simply too afraid to use your lift installations.

Fear of lifts is quite common, as it combines not one but two common phobias. Firstly, there is the fear of enclosed spaces, or claustrophobia, in which simply being enclosed in such a small space, often with other people, is a problem. Then there is the fear of heights, known ...

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Lift Modernisation Or Lift Replacement?

When it comes to the question of lift modernisation or lift replacement, at Sheridan Lifts we know that even with the most comprehensive and regular maintenance programs, all lifts will eventually require lift modernisation or replacement. It is a tricky dilemma not to delay upgrading for too long as delaying modernisation could result in the same detrimental effects that would result from not maintaining or servicing your lifts on a regular basis.

Many of ...

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The importance of regular lift service and maintenance

2012 has certainly been a year to lift the nation, with the Queen’s diamond jubilee, Euro 2012 and the Olympics all adding to the excitement. The tourist authorities are expecting a massive influx of visitors to the UK, who will have just a few days or weeks in which to judge our country and how we run things. So lets make sure we make a good impression for visitors and potential investors alike, by making sure the UK is on ...

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