Welcome to our lift industry blog where you can find out more about lift engineering, the work we do here at Sheridans and the many community support initiatives we get involved with. You’ll find a mix breaking news about our lift maintenance wins, creative features on our lift installations, staff profiles, our charitable pursuits and much, more more! We have a separate section for case studies where you will find more technical information on some of our larger scale projects. We hope you will enjoy our blog.

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Sheridan Lifts invest in ongoing lift engineer training

Here at Sheridans we never rest on our laurels. The world of lift engineering moves at quick pace, so we invest a good deal of time in the training and re-training of our engineers and technicians. Recently we told you about our large scale contract win, taking on over 430 lift units for Stockport Homes.…

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Is your business about to re-open? We can help

If your business is about to re-open following the easing of UK restrictions in the wake of the pandemic, then Sheridan Lifts might well be able to help with our range of products and services. Firstly, if you have a lift in your building, it might be time to examine your existing lift maintenance agreement.…

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Upcoming lift installation project at Caernarfon Castle

We’ve got a really exciting lift installation project in the pipeline at Caernarfon Castle that I wanted to tell you about. I was only there last year myself, and heard about the plans for the redevelopment of the monumental Kings Gate Tower first-hand from one of the tour guides. Little did I know at the…

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Sheridan Lifts with their biggest ever contract win!

Sheridan Lifts are pleased to have been awarded the lift maintenance contracts for Stockport Homes Group. This award will increase Sheridan’s already heavy presence in the Stockport Borough and will have us responsible for over 430 lifts. The lifts in question are a mixture of commercial and domestic lifting equipment. The appointment will be for…

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How we price up our lift installation jobs: An overview

Here at Sheridan Lifts, our sales and estimating department is the place to be if you want to be in the midst of the action. With enquiries coming in all the time, our team work diligently to ensure all of our quotes go out in a timely fashion and are priced as competitively as they…

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A day in the life of Lucy Miller

I thought it was about time I profiled one of our newer members of staff, and what better place to start than with Lucy Miller who has recently joined the Sheridan Lifts family working on our busy reception desk. Bringing personality and a dash of glamour to our front desk, Lucy and Amanda make up…


A day in the life of Chris Grailey

I had a phone call last week from our loveable Sales Manager, Chris Grailey. It went something like this: "Hi mate. I know you keep asking me if you can feature me on the company blog, well seeing as we are in lockdown now would be a good time!" So, here we are! How could…

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One Manchester Food Bank Donation for Friends of Fallowfield

In line with our continuing commitment to provide community care, support and assistance Sheridan Lifts have been shopping again and donated £50 worth of food for the Friends of Fallowfield food bank. The Place at Platt Lane operates to help the vulnerable and is an important community facility in the region. The food bank forms…


A warm welcome to Chris Bamford

Welcome to the company Chris Bamford! In true Sheridans style we are giving the warmest of welcomes to our newest staff member, and it really is a family affair here as Chris Bamford, brother of Repairs Manager Jordan Bamford has joined the Sheridan family! Chris brings with him a wealth of experience despite being only…

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Fundraising for mental health charity, Andy’s Man Club

Throughout the month of March 2021, staff at Sheridan Lifts are coming together to raise money for men's mental health charity, Andy's Man Club. According to the Office of National Statistics, men accounted for about three-quarters of suicide deaths registered in 2019. With suicide rates increasing throughout the pandemic, the issue of mental health amongst…

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We’ve achieved 100% compliance with Rochdale Borough Council

I am delighted to report that we have achieved 100% compliance for Rochdale Borough Council on all the lift units we look after within our lift maintenance contract. This is an achievement not to be under estimated! Thank you to them for sending these lovely treats in recognition of our efforts :) Rochdale haven’t had…