Lifts

Shopping around in the UK Lift Industry

The UK lift industry is unusual in as much that the major lift manufacturers of Europe, Asia and America that dominate much of the... more »

Lifts Inspections

Gareth Lomax discusses what (occasionally) goes on behind closed doors in the lift industry… At Ardent Lift Consultancy,... more »

How can you ensure a safe and reliable lift service?

As always, there are the mandatory requirements when owning or managing lift equipment… Thorough Examinations... more »

Planned Lift Upgrade

Gareth Lomax from Ardent Lift Consultancy provides a case study for a recent refurbishment scheme. Lift Background In the UK, most... more »

Health and Safety Standards in the Lift Industry

Statistically speaking the humble lift is one of the safest modes of transport to travel in, with lifts completing millions of journeys... more »

Living with the cost of a broken lift

Gareth Lomax from Ardent Lift Consultancy looks at the implications. With this month’s edition of Flat-Living focussing... more »

Consequences of a lift service that is unreliable

Steve Webb is a Senior Lift Consultant at Hemsworth Associates. I have been in the lift industry since the 1970’s and during... more »

How to replace your lift

Gareth Lomax offers some expert advice on how to replace your lift. As with all electro/mechanical equipment, lifts reach a point... more »

Does our lifts need an emergency telephone?

None of the lifts in our block have an emergency telephone.  Obviously all new lifts are required to have that but is it a legal... more »

A Beginners Guide to Lift Maintenance

The importance of lift maintenance can easily be overlooked, however when managed properly it can improve the longevity of the lift,... more »

Lift Inspection and Insurance

It is a legal requirement for lifts to be inspected by a competent person. Lifts would include passenger lifts, window cleaning hoists... more »

Buying lift inspection and insurance

It is a legal requirement for lifts to be inspected by a competent person. Lifts would include passenger lifts, window cleaning hoists... more »