Classic is Different – What makes us different is our people. They are our greatest asset and we recognise that.
Recruitment – Both personal and technical qualities are considered when recruiting and this is vital if we are to maintain our company culture. Attitude is difficult to teach.
Training & Development – Classic Lifts is heavily committed to staff development and training. We have two qualified in house assessors and use manufacturer’s courses, LEIA distance learning, local colleges and in house training to develop our team.
Competent – All engineers are NVQ3 qualified and all testers are NVQ4 qualified.
Working Relationships – Our business is built on working relationships at all levels with the objective of customer retention and repeat business
Senior Management Team
Owned and managed a lift company since 1986 with a background in engineering dating back to 1965. Having built one lift company up to a successful £10m a year operation like most entrepreneurs he is keen to repeat that success.
Brings to the table - enough experience to have seen most things and a very capable team.
An experienced Senior Manager backed up by underpinning knowledge as an apprentice trained, qualified Lift Engineer. Started in the Lift Industry in 1988 and has a proven track record of sustainable growth, excellent customer service and building a successful team. Strategic planning, proactive management, enthusiasm for customer satisfaction and taking a balanced, common sense approach are the main attributes that build success.
Brings to the table - knowledge, experience, industry contacts and a belief in delivering project specific solutions at the best value.
Fully qualified Accountant with a wealth of experience in the Construction Industry. His Financial Reporting, Budgeting & Forecasting skills are legendary.
Brings to the table - expert analysis of financial data with the ability to provide strategic recommendations for driving the company forward.
Began his Lift Industry love affair in 1983 as a Technician Apprentice with Keighley Lifts Ltd, progressing his career from Electrical Design Engineer to Technical Director. Along this path Andrew has gained an excellent industry reputation and a very detailed technical understanding of lifts and their interface with the outside world.
Brings to the table - 30 years of lift design and technical expertise.
Worked in the lift industry for over 20 years in a variety of positions from site engineer to Regional Director. Over the last three years his challenge has been to establish and grow a new branch office in Sheffield covering the Yorkshire / Humberside region.
Brings to the table - technical expertise, in depth knowledge of the industry and a focus on customer service.
After starting out as an Architect Technician he moved into lift sales and has an enviable results based record spanning over 20 years. Knows what it is to sell in boom and recession in the construction industry.
Brings to the table - a customer contact base which is difficult to match.