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Are You Ready For The Digital Switchover?

Digital Switchover – From analogue telephone lines to fibre What is the ‘digital switch’? Why is it happening? Analogue telephone lines (with copper conductors) are being replaced by fibre connections to provide broadband connections to commercial and domestic users. BT Openreach has an objective for all buildings to be on fibre connections by the end

Bullet Lifts Joins Classic Lifts Team as Part of Latest Andwis Group Acquisition

The andwis. group extends expertise and regional coverage with the addition of Watertite Building Services and Bullet Lift Services and Training Solutions.

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Classic Lifts End of Year Message

Adrian Crane, our Managing Director has communicated his annual message for the end of 2023

Southern Counties Lifts Services and Ace Fire Security Systems extend the UK-wide multi-service network of the andwis group

The andwis group was launched in March 2023 with four industry-leading companies backed by lead investor, H.I.G. Capital. The group’s network has now expanded with further investment in Southern Counties Lifts (SCL) and Ace Fire Security Systems (Ace).

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The Impact of VOIP On Lift Installations

Classic Lifts is hosting a webinar to help educate lift owners and building managers on the impact of the change to UK phone lines to VOIP.

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Classic Lifts awarded Guinness Partnership Contract

Classic Lifts is delighted to announce we have been awarded two important contracts with The Guinness Partnership – one of the UK’s leading providers of social housing.

Fire Safety Lift Regulations Webinar

Event Details: 11am – Tuesday 18 April We’re well-versed in the ever-changing nature of the lift industry, and how new regulations alter the legal responsibilities of businesses and building owners across the UK. In recent months, we’ve seen an overwhelming interest in Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022 – and how these recent guidelines affect the

New London-based National Account Manager

As Classic Lifts continues to grow we need to ensure our customers receive the highest level of service possible throughout the UK. A lot of our higher-profile clients request a single point of contact to make their regional and national contracts run more efficiently. We already have a National Accounts team however, this needed further

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Investment In Classic Lifts

A message from our C.E.O, Keith Snow regarding investment in Classic Lifts.

Classic Lifts End of year Message

Adrian Crane, our Managing Director has communicated his annual message which highlights growth in the number of staff, sites, projects, service units, and company turnover.

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Recruiting in the South

Due to our continued growth and recent company restructuring Stour / Classic Lifts South is looking to employ a number of new members to our busy, friendly team.

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Record Growth Means New Roles in London

Classic Lifts London Service department has seen record growth in 2022, something we are all extremely proud of.

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An Autumn Update From The North East

Classic Lifts North East year goes from strength to strength in 2022, here is an Autumn update from the team on developments.

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Classic Lifts continues its investment in training

As part of our ongoing development, we recently completed a one-day Technical Training course on NEW Lift Controllers

Celebrating 12 years since the original Classic Lifts acquisition

Today marks the 12th anniversary since Keith Snow and the owner-management team acquired Classic Lifts.

Classic Lifts completes Stour Lifts Limited acquisition

Classic Lifts completed the purchase of Stour Lifts Limited on 1st August, accelerating strategy and adding additional skills to the business.

135 Bishopgate is Go

Classic Lifts London was invited to tender for the lift maintenance contract at 135 Bishopsgate, a key site in the heart of the City.

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Successful Rydon Delivery

Classic Lifts recently won an order to modernise four lifts within health centres on behalf of Rydon and has successfully delivered on time.

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Recognising the Skills of Ex-military Personnel

Classic Lifts recognises the skills of ex-military personnel; and has benefitted from their skills and expertise for many years.

RVI Newcastle Phase One Complete

Recently Classic Lifts’ Northeast Branch put the final touches on the first phase of lift replacements completed on behalf of the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

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Tight Turnaround for St John’s

Classic Lifts recently turned around a project to ensure a lift in a historic building at St John’s Foundation in Bristol was reinstated for use

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Technical Training in Holland

Eight Classic Lifts Lift Engineers have recently returned from MP Lifts Technical Training Centre in Amersfoort, Holland.

Roundup From the North East

A summary of the latest news from Classic Lifts North East.

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Delivering at Duchy House

Our North West team has been delighted to be working on the modernisation of 3 lifts in Duchy House, a 10 storey office block in Preston.

Maintenace Portfolio Expansion

Our lift servicing portfolio continues to grow rapidly – the latest of which includes a number of lifts. in The Northern & Shell building for our London team

More Green EVs in London

Classic Lifts London is excited to announce its latest addition to the London fleet of vehicles, a 100% electric car

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Investing in Our People

As part of our continued investment in people, we are pleased to congratulate Kerry Kennedy for gaining his NVQ in Lift Installation

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First of Four at Leeds Royal Armouries

The Classic Lifts team has completed the first modernisation of four lifts at the prestigious Royal Armouries in Leeds.

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Classic Lifts launches new customer information pack

Classic Lifts has launched a new customer information pack summarising what you need to know and do as the owner and/or operator of a lift.

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Continued Growth for Classic Lifts in the North East

Classic Lifts North East continues on its growth trajectory this month with more major works completed and new staff joining the team.

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Clarence Street Lifts Delivered

Classic Lifts has handed over the Clarence Street Bespoke project in Manchester

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Delivering Bespoke Lift Solutions

Classic Lifts is excited to be part of the transformation of offices to a residential building at Clarence Street in Manchester.

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Modernisation Progress at One Strand

Classic Lifts is mid-way through the installation programme of a highly bespoke lift modernisation in the heart of London.

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Customer Recognition for our Installation Engineer

A Classic Lifts engineer has received awards for Health and Safety at one of the UK’s leading construction and property services companies

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2022 off to a flying start in the North East

January saw the start of several major projects for Classic Lifts North East leading to a great first month of the year.


Classic Lifts Continues its Investment in People

The London Region recently recruited two new team members as part of its continued growth.

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Investment to meet the demands of the London Major Projects Market

Due to the continued success of our London Major Projects business, we are pleased to announce Linsey Connor as our London Projects Director

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Management organisational changes

Classic Lifts is undergoing a number of management organisational changes to continue to drive the business forward in 2022

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Expansion into South West Region

Classic Lifts is expanding to serve current customers and increase business in the Southwest and South Wales areas

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Creation of HSEQ role

Classic Lifts is to reinforce the focus on HSE, Quality and Engineering excellence via a new role for Director Shaun Brown

Managing Director’s End of year message and focus for 2022

Adrian Crane gives his annual round up of key milestones for Classic Lifts

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Classic Lifts National New Lifts Meeting

On 25th and 26th November 2021, Classic Lifts held a two-day conference including over 30 members of the UK Sales and Project Management team.

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Lift Suspension Training

Eleven Lift Engineers from our team at our Sheffield HQ recently carried out training in Lift Suspension Systems.

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Platinum for Classic

Classic Lifts is delighted to have achieved the Platinum level of the Constructionline membership.


Community Support

Classic Lifts welcomes the opportunity to give something back to the community, if only in a small but specific way.

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Training During Lockdown

As part of our strategic I.T. upgrade we introduced Microsoft 365 and with this came TEAMs, which was very timely with lockdown and remote working.

First Face to Face Meeting For Classic Directors

As UK lockdown travel rules eased, the senior management team took advantage of meeting together.

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New I.T. Strategic Upgrade

Classic has pushed on without hesitation and completed the implementation of its I.T. Strategic upgrade.