Author: Chris Jones

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Oxford House, Liverpool

Work is now complete on the first lift of a compehensive, double lift lift modernisation at Oxford House in Liverpool. These works include new entrances created and existing entrances formed. This is a full turn-key package with our industry partners, International Lift Equipment and for the major builders works, PRNS Building Services Ltd. The left-hand…

Three cheers for Lewis Gordon – raising money for BEAT charity

Supporting a mental health charity

I’ve profiled our very own Lewis Gordon before on our blog, and the truth is you can’t keep him out of the news! Thankfully its always for the right reasons. This time though, the subject matter is a little more serious as Lewis is raising money for BEAT – a charity that is particularly close…

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EN:Procure appoint Sheridan Lifts to new £25m lift framework

EN:Procure, the specialist procurement arm of social housing consortium Efficiency North Holdings Limited, has appointed Sheridan Lifts to their new Lift Maintenance and Installation Framework. The new framework will provide a complete range of leading edge, cost effective, easily accessible lift maintenance and installation services for Efficiency North’s membership and customers in the social housing…

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Dylan Sheridan and the Andy Mans Club

Raising awareness for an excellent charity

These days, there is an awful lot of focus on the importance of looking after your mental health. This has never been more prevalent than right now in the midst of this global pandemic, when many of us find our movement restricted due to lockdown measures and government guidelines around social distancing. Situations like these…

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Replica of a lift used at the Rome Colosseum

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? We learn something new each day! Apparently, there were 24 original elevators used at the Colosseum that were all manually-operated during the 1st and 3rd centuries…

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Sheridan Lifts drop off items for the YMCA

Community outreach in testing times

As well as being extremely busy as an essential business during this ongoing pandemic, Sheridan Lifts have found time to do our bit for the community too. When our very own Lewis Gordon sent out an email requesting for help from our team, the response was overwhelming. Recognising the needs of others as greater than…

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Kellogg’s GB

Traction sheave replacement in Manchester

We are currently working with our long standing, highly valued client Kellogg’s GB at their factory site in Greater Manchester. Throughout the ongoing coronavirus pandemic the site at Kellogg’s GB has remained fully open and functional albeit it with strict admittance / access procedures in place. As you’ll know, Kellogg’s are the multi-national food production…

Knitted hearts donation to Leighton Retirement Home in Rochdale

Spreading good feeling when and where we can

Following a call from Manchester City Council, Sheridan Lifts have responded in kind. In difficult times and in awkward, testing circumstances, we think it is important to remember those less fortunate than ourselves. If we are finding things difficult to cope with (and lets face it, we all have our moments) then its highly likely…

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Roll up, roll up!

We have some winners to report on

Here at Sheridan Lifts, we carry out a lot work within the community as we’ve been reporting about right here on our blog. I do hope you’ve been enjoying reading them, and maybe even have been inspired to help someone living in your community as a result. This work has become especially prevalent following the…

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Top 7: Parks and beauty spots near Manchester

Today, as I’m feeling inspired, I thought I’d give you a little bit of a break from stories about our favourite form of transport and focus instead on the natural world! Now the UK restrictions have been lifted somewhat and its deemed safe to take trips out to parks to meet family or friends (one…

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Case Study: An electrical lift refurbishment by Sheridan Lifts

We are commencing our second week of work on a 12-story building for one of our clients. This week we are continuing to carry out a full MRL electrical refurbishment (no motor room) after some severe historic water damage to the existing equipment was causing ongoing issues for the tenants of this residential block. We…