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New lift installation: Bayard Plaza, Peterborough

A luxury housing development fronted by a gated entrance in the heart of Peterborough city centre is the site for one of our latest lift installation jobs. Our engineers have installed a 1000KG Kleemann traction firefighting lift here on site and are nearing project completion and handover. This is a passenger lift giving residents access…

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The Past and the future of Manchester boxing

In the ring with John Murray and Dylan Sheridan Today its time for a trip down memory lane and a look to the future as we profile the career of Manchester boxing legend John Murray and his new protege, our very own Dylan Sheridan! Pictures shown below are of former UK champion, world title challenger…

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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Unusual elevator designs from around the World

Take a look at some of these beauties

We come across elevators every day, and their designs are generally functional and often minimalist in design. However, there are architects out there who push the boundaries of elevator design and think outside the box. After all, who said lifts have to be boring? AquaDom, Germany The AquaDom; located at the Radisson Blue in Berlin-Mitte…

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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…