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An Uplifting Tale

There is nothing more annoying than getting in a lift and hearing that dreaded clacking sound, as you know that the outcome is not going to be good. Some individuals are terrified of being confined in small spaces for a long time, and it makes them start to think the unthinkable. What if they are …

Up, Up and Away!

It may not occur to you how important the humble lift is until it stops working or has been taken away for refurbishment. How would you get to work on time if your faithful pal wasn’t there to escort you from one floor to another? The stairs are a killer, especially in your heels, and …

A Hair-Raising Experience

It’s make or break time. You are running as fast as you can for the bus-which is miraculously early for a change-and seconds count. You have to make a good impression on your first day at work and cannot afford to be late. Everything has been going according to plan so far, so your good …

Gotcha!

Sometimes, if we’re lucky, the news will report something that gives us all a little giggle as opposed to the doomy gloomy savageness of our world. This is why when we saw the viral video of a Russian pizza delivery guy helping himself to toppings from a customer’s pizza in a lift, we couldn’t help …

Summer is A ‘Coming Lifts need A ‘Changing!

How many times have you looked at a lift and wondered if it’ll even make it to the next floor? Slow moving doors, rough rides, and a worn exterior that almost makes the stairs look inviting. Vintage objects may be sought after in many industries, but in the lifts business what is ‘vintage’ generally equates …

Fear not, this is a Strike Free Zone!

If any of you follow the international news, you’ll be aware of the pandemic that is sprawling through Canada as we speak; the lift engineer’s strikes. Although it may not seem like a big deal, because we’re sat quite cushy across the pond, it is a rather disturbing piece of info for people like us …

Going Up?

It’s not the most common thing you’d expect to see, a man scaling a 1, 083ft-high Bailong elevator but hey stranger things have happened! France Native and all round daredevil, Jean-Michel Casanova, recently took 68 minutes and 26 seconds to climb up the mountainous elevator, which is also known as the Hundred Dragons elevator, in …

A Quality Service Guaranteed

As a family run business that has been passed down from generation to generation, we appreciate the value of each of our customers, which is why we pride ourselves on our ability to provide you with an impeccable, proficient and personal lift service. And since we first opened Sheridan Lifts back in 1979, we have …

Wanna Lift?

Lifts are a pivotal part of your business, although they do not seem overly significant to your day-to-day business they are essentially the hub of your company. Speaking from personal experience whenever a lift breaks down anywhere, generally panic ensues. Little dramatic, right? But that is precisely why it is vital that lifts are regularly …

MONEY FOR OLD ROPE?

Sheridan Lifts are proud to offer a range of traction lifts that are amongst the quietest and most energy efficient in the industry. This is achieved by a patented belt drive system, which eliminates the need for ropes, reduces the chance of slippage, whilst offering a smoother ride quality and less vibration than its rope …