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 »

What levels of maintenance exist in the UK lift industry?

Gareth Lomax from Ardent Lift Consultancy takes a look at maintenance contracts and how to ensure you are receiving the correct maintenance... more »

Section 20 and the UK lift industry

Gareth Lomax from Ardent Lift Consultancy looks at how the Section 20 process applies to lift repairs. As detailed in previous pages,... more »

A tale of two lift shafts...a case study

Gareth Lomax is Founder and Director of Ardent Lift Consultancy, independent lift consultants who recognise the importance of offering... more »

What lift works are required

Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy advises on what is required for the correct maintenance of lifts. Lifts are found... more »

How to undertake a major works project of your lift

Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy offers some expert advice on how to undertake a major works project of your lift. As... more »

Choosing the right lift expert

Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy looks at why it is so important to get an expert opinion. We live in an age where... more »

Looking forward

Gareth Lomax, Director of Ardent Lift Consultancy gives his predictions for 2019. Ardent Lift Consultancy was formed in June 2012,... more »

What's changed in the lift industry and what does the future hold?

Gareth Lomax from Ardent Lift Consultants explores what has changed in recent years in the lift industry and asks what is to come in... more »

1930s Lift Restored to Former Glory!

Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy, walks us through a refurbishment he and his team completed on a beautiful 1930s... more »

Lifts - What Are The Benefits or Pitfalls of Future Action (or Inaction)?

Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy, tries to answer a question they hear all the time- how much longer will our lift... 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 »