Only the best – Lift Modernisation

In the words of Beyoncé “let me upgrade you.” No we’re not talking about a person, but lift modernisation of course!

lift modernisation

Previously, we’ve blogged about why some buildings or businesses find themselves in need of a lift upgrade, but we’re going to dedicate this particular blog to explain why you should choose Sheridan Lifts to tackle your lift modernisation.

  • We can work with a variety of lifts

Whether you’ve got a dumbwaiter, platform ...

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Lift Modernisation for The Princes Trust

Here at Sheridan Lifts, we perform a multitude of lift refurbishments across the UK. One of the most recent lift modernisation jobs we’ve undertaken is with The Prince Trust in Salford, which helps young people between the ages of 13 and 25 years, work towards their personal goals. Through a free and fun, personal development programme, The Princes Trust Salford, equips young people in Salford, Manchester, Tameside, Trafford and Stockport with the tools they need to move forward with ...

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Lift Modernisation

We’re sure you’re familiar with lift modernisation, but we’d like to take this opportunity to fully explain why lift modernisation or lift refurbishment is worthwhile and often vital.

Some people make the mistake of thinking they must completely replace a lift in its entirety. This can be extremely time-consuming and therefore costly; the worst part about it is that it’s usually entirely avoidable. Just because a lift is old, doesn’t mean the whole installation needs replacing. Often lift modernisation will do.

There ...

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Looking for a complete service? – Lift Company

As a lift company there are three main facets to our business. These are:

  • Lift Installations
  • Lift Modernisation & Upgrades
  • Lift Maintenance & Repair

This means we are an all-encompassing lift company and can tackle any lift job with confidence and ease. For over 30 years our family-run business has been one of the leading lift companies in the North West and across the rest of the UK. Whilst we are based in Manchester we regularly travel the length and breadth of the country ...

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A Roaring Success

Did you know that back in the heyday of Rome’s Colosseum gladiator fights that they actually used elevators to transport the lions into the arena ahead of the fights! There were 24 original elevators used at the Colosseum that were all manually-operated during the 1st and 3rd centuries AD to transport lions and other animals including leopards, bears, wolves, ostriches and deer! They certainly had a strange idea of entertainment didn’t they? Well, now after a 15 month restoration project, ...

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Fit Out of Workplace Award for Exchange Station


Project: Exchange Station

Address: Tithebarn Street, Liverpool

Architect company:

Architect contact:
Jonathan Towers

Sheridan Lifts Limited were awarded the contract to modernise six passenger lifts in the three central cores of the Exchange Station building.

The project consisted of the internal and external modernisation of all six lifts as detailed:

  • Replacement of car and landing doors for modern fire rated entrances clad in stainless steel.
  • Internal re fit of the lift cars incorporating the requirements of DDA, reflecting low iron glass wall panels, ...
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Sheridan Lifts beats personal best for another year running

Sheridan Lifts Ltd has served the lift construction industry for over 30 years and has since been enjoying a year on year wealth of success, not just in Manchester, but throughout the UK.

The recession has hit us all hard, but we’ve haven’t used this recession as an excuse to tighten our budgets or dampen our true Sheridan spirit. 2012, has by far been our best year yet. We’ve hit a turnover that has smashed all of our previous years, our ...

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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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Lift maintenance companies

Lift maintenance may not be the most appealing topic for companies to have at the forefront of their minds, but the importance of it cannot be underestimated by any corporation of any size if it wants to ensure the safety of their members of staff.

Problems with lifts are among one of the worst things that could go wrong for an office, as workers could find it impossible to make it to and from their desks, meaning productivity would be badly ...

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