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Could you travel the world in a lift? This man has!

48 years ago “Little Tony” Whittall eagerly fastened his tie, straight backed, smiled and embarked on what would evolve into his humbling journey around the world – inside a lift! Mr. Whittall never expected that his job as a lift operator with Shop Direct would have him travel the whole world’s distance inside a lift, …

Things To Consider if You Are Installing A Home Lift

Home lifts provide a way for elderly or disabled individuals to regain their independence at home. New designs and technology can be fitted to any size or shape of home, because companies know that every home is different. If the time has come when you, or someone you know, needs a home lift installed, then …

Why Do People Have A Fear Of Lifts?

Whilst the majority of us have no problem using elevators in our day to day lives, there are some people out there that suffer from phobias that prevent them from using lifts. But what is it about them that causes such panic and fear that people can break out in an anxious sweat just thinking …

Why Use Dumbwaiters In The Home?

The history of the dumbwaiter can be traced back to the household of the rich and fortunate who hired servants in order to prepare and serve their food. They used dumbwaiters stationed in the kitchen to deliver the food around the household so that the staff didn’t have to leave the basements. As time went …

The Origins of the Dumbwaiter

When it comes to the elevator industry it is important to remember that it spans far and wide which means that each type of elevator will have its own different origin story. For example, Elisha Graves Otis may be credited with inventing the emergency break for residential and commercial elevators however the dumbwaiter is an …

PIN Property Consultancy

Dear Nick, I write as a reference having dealt with Nick and the Sheridan Lifts team for 6 years, during which time, they have provided our property business with excellent service for the supply, installation and maintenance of a lifts in a number of the multi-let office building within our portfolio. We have not had …

Vestacare

Sheridan lifts were awarded the contract to supply and fit a passenger lift to comply with the passenger lift directive EN-81. The cost of the project was approx £30,000. From the initial consultation with management to the installation of the lift, Sheridan Lifts provided the necessary skills and due diligence throughout this project. The project …

Eastland Homes

To whom it may concern, Sheridan Lifts have been servicing and repairing domestic lifting equipment and passenger lifts for Eastlands Homes since October 2011. The delivery of the service has been excellent and their performance is meeting our KPI`s each month. They have worked closely with us to tailor the service and repair reports to …

Patrick Properties

We are pleased to offer a reference for Sheridan Lifts relating to their ability to undertake capital works projects. Our offices at Bow Chambers Manchester recently underwent a major internal re fit. This involved a number of trades undertaking works in the common areas and busiess suits. Sheridan Lifts were responsible for the removal of …