Entries by Emma Loughlin

Classic Lifts expansion following London-based expansion

Following Classic Lifts Limited London office expansion we have made numerous additions to our team in the Sidcup office covering London and the South East, over the last few months. New Regional Director, Ben Wright was appointed to lead the London area and manage the Sidcup branch and brings over 25 years-experience in lifts after beginning his […]

Are you aware of the new Lift Standards EN 81-20 and EN 81-50?

Are you aware of the new standard being introduced in August 2017: BSEN81-20 & 50 is almost a year away from being introduced but this will creep up soon. Are you aware and prepared for the changes? In August 2014 The European Committee for Standardisation published two new European standards for lift design and manufacture […]

Classic Lifts Case Study – Battersea

Location: Battersea, London Point of contact: Bob Talbot, Senior Site Agent at Tolent Construction Ltd The brief: As part of a residential development project, Tolent Construction Limited called on Classic Lifts Limited to help with the completion of a lift installation, where problems had arisen due to failings from the original appointed lift contractor. The […]

Ten of the most unusual lifts and elevators around the world

There are millions of lifts throughout the world, however we thought we would hand-pick and compile a list of 10 of the most unusual. Do you agree with our choices or are there any that you would add? Aquadom You won’t find a more pleasant lift experience than this, looking at an aquarium that is […]

A Classic ‘Spotlight’ for December

Linsey Connor is Classic Lifts Key Account and Quality Director. “Prior to working within the Lift Industry I was a police detective in the Metropolitan Police for 12 years, which was a very diverse role and completely different to the one I have now. I have been at Classic Lifts for 4 months, however I […]

Lift Maintenance Programmes to help keep your lift running smoothly

Most of the issues associated with lift downtime can be avoided with a regular check-up and servicing programme. Lift maintenance may well not be high on your priority list, but a proper programme of maintenance will not only ensure safety of all lift-users, decrease the chance of any downtime and associated complaints but also decrease […]

Rotherham Borough Council Maintenance Case Study

Building: Rotherham Council Buildings (Various) Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire Point of contact: Jake Shaw, electrical engineer tasked with managing the lift servicing and maintenance contract alongside reactive repairs.   The brief: Rotherham Borough Council owns various buildings across the Borough including: Schools, housing blocks, markets, offices, care homes, libraries, car parks, museums and depots. With a wide variety […]

A Classic ‘Spotlight’ for September

Adrian Crane, one of our Regional Directors based in our North West Office, takes to the spotlight for September. 1. What does your typical day at Classic Lifts involve? As the company is growing there aren’t many quiet moments at Classic Lifts.  My working day will be split into dealing with things that need immediate […]

Achilles – Building Confidence Re-accreditation

Classic Lifts have recently been audited by Achilles, and are delighted to announce that our Achilles Building Confidence accreditation has been successfully passed and certification retained. During the process, regarded as one of the most in depth in the business, Achilles completed a full one day audit of Classic Lifts Health & Safety, Environmental and […]

A Classic ‘Spotlight’ for May

Sally Merrigan, our Service Administrator based in our East Midlands Office, takes to the spotlight for May. I joined Classic Lifts in August this year, so I’m relatively new to the business! I live in Leicestershire with my two children, Madeline who’s just turned four and Joseph, who’s two. 1. What does your typical day […]