Why you need platform lifts

If platform lifts are something you’ve never considered then we are here to tell you why you should. Not only are platform lifts extremely beneficial to businesses and their buildings, sometimes, they are a necessity.

Platform lifts offer easy mobility solutions to any and all visitors as well as members of staff, to access all areas of the building. If you have personnel that require the use of a wheelchair, then often, platform lifts are the only option to ensure your ...

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Providing the platform

We hope you all managed to watch last night’s episode of DIY SOS which showed the work that has been done to create a community for veterans here in Manchester. As you’re all well aware, Sheridan Lifts was the chosen lift company to install one of our platform lifts for a triple-amputee veteran.

We thought we’d take this opportunity to give you a bit more information regarding our platform lifts and why they’re so important.

Platform lifts can be installed in both ...

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UK Construction Week 2015 – Lift Companies

Sheridan Lifts are delighted to announce that next month we are participating in UK Construction Week 2015. On the 6th, 7th and 8th October you can find Sheridan Lifts at The NEC Birmingham, at stand number B4/313 in the Build Show Hall.

UK Construction Week is a newly launched event organised by Media 10, The UK’s biggest design and build event company. Spanning five halls of the NEC and including nine shows specific to the UK construction industry, the week is ...

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Sheridan lifts can take you to another level – Lift Company

We are all aware of what disability discrimination is and how there is strictly no place for it. But did you know that as an employer or a business, you may be discriminating without realising it? It’s important to keep up to date with the appropriate rules and regulations concerning disability discrimination.

As an employer you are required to make reasonable adjustments to the workplace to allow disabled employees to work or to continue to work. One way to make sure ...

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Access for all – Lift Company

We live in an age that is all about equality. And that’s the way it should be! No matter your race, gender, sexual preference or physical capabilities the world and all it has to offer should be readily available for all.

Around one in 20 children are disabled, one in seven working age adults and almost one in two people over state-pension age in the UK. The Equality Act 2010 states that there is a requirement to make reasonable changes to ...

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Raising the accessibility with platform lifts

Most buildings nowadays, unless there is a particular exception, need to be readily and easily accessible for wheelchair users. A great way to ensure your building has the correct disabled access is through platform lifts.

Platform lifts are great because they require minimal disruption and fuss to install and don’t require you to make significant amendments and alterations to the layout of your building. Of course, any kind of lift installation is going to require a certain amount of upheaval but ...

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It’s all downhill…

It’s all downhill…

We’re constantly preaching the necessity of lift maintenance for every type of lift. Whether you, as a building or a company, have platform lifts, dumbwaiter lifts or even a scissor lift, you need to ensure regular lift maintenance is carried out. This is because, over time, despite the quality of the lift installation and the lift itself, anything can happen to alter the efficacy and safety of the lift.

We read a pretty ironic story recently of a lift maintenance company ...

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