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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…

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Big contract win for Sheridan Lifts

Some great news here for a Friday!

I've just had confirmation from our Service Director Chris Chadwick that we have secured a 350 unit lift service contract for Mosscare St Vincent's Housing Group, who own properties across Greater Manchester and the North West. Great news! Mosscare describe themselves as a community based landlord, working to create thriving neighbourhoods and providing employment and…

Musings from Sheridan Lifts

Update from our chief blogger

Hello everyone, how are you this fine day? Well, actually it’s not that fine is it? The weather has taken a bit of a turn for the worse, which is a little bit inconvenient but not all that important in the grand scheme of the world. It just makes my office at home a good…

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A new passenger lift in this luxury home

Looking good, looking really good…

Hello everyone. The sun is shining, the birds are singing and another project has recently been completed by our team here at Sheridan Lifts. Our engineers have recently finished this highly impressive job which I thought I’d share with you today. This fantastic new build home in Cheshire is really beginning to take shape –…

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