Lift Modernisation / Refurbishment Project – Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Client – Zara Residential

Zara Residential are a leading student property company offering first class accommodation to students through the North of England.

Site Conditions

The site is a 4 story student accommodation in the heart of Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. The building had an old unreliable traction lift with manual landing doors and car gate which […]

By |June 29th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

Turnkey Lift Solutions

Most of the businesses in the lift industry offer the usual solutions for their clients including lift maintenance, lift repairs, lift modernisations/refurbishment and new lift installations. However, at UK Lift & Escalator Company we also offer complete turnkey solutions for our clients including all electrical work, builders-work and even phone lines. This means we […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

Response & Resolve

Here at UK Lift & Escalator Company Ltd, we pride ourselves on our rapid response times to all call outs, whether a breakdown or an entrapment. Our standard response times are 1 hour for an entrapment, or between 2 and 4 hours for a call out, although we often attend much quicker.

When our engineers attend […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|Lift News, Lift Repairs|0 Comments

Bespoke Lift Solutions

We differ at UK Lift & Escalator Company Ltd to most of the Lift Industry as we offer complete Bespoke Lift Solutions to our customers, rather than a standard product range. Our bespoke range of passenger and goods lifts give our customers the freedom to choose what size, load or colour they want, amongst other […]

By |June 19th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

Project – Modernisation/Refurbishment of Hydraulic Passenger Lift, Jesmond , Newcastle

Client – Bernicia Group Limited, Ashington.
Site Conditions

The site is a 4 storey private apartment block in the heart of Jesmond, which is a suburb of Newcastle, Tyne and Wear. The building had an old unreliable hydraulic lift which was installed around 1980. The lift is heavily used but due to its age and condition […]

By |June 16th, 2015|Lift Modernisation / Refurbishment, Lift News|0 Comments

Did You Know?

Here at UK Lift & Escalator Company, we have over 200 years collective experience in the lift industry, across the major disciplines of maintenance, repair, modernisation and new lift installations. During this time, we have gained a lot of knowledge, some of which we have shared with you below.

There are two different types of maintenance […]

By |June 12th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

New Lift Installation – Jesmond

We have recently replaced a through the floor disabled access lift for a client in Jesmond, near Newcastle. This client had an existing through the floor lift that was old and causing them issues. We offered a full turn-key solution for this customer; ripping out the old lift, completing the necessary builders / electrical […]

By |June 9th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

Another win!

UK Lift & Escalator Company Ltd are delighted to announce that we are working with Laurence Jackson School, based in Guisborough, East Cleveland, to help maintain their portfolio of Stair, Passenger and Platform Lifts.

Under their previous contractor, the equipment on site; although not high usage, kept failing and breaking down – this was traced […]

By |June 5th, 2015|Lift News|0 Comments

Major High Street Retailer

We received a request from Keneth Peters, a firm of Chartered Surveyors based in London, to attend a call out at a lift that continued to break down at major high street retailer, based in Sunderland. Our lift engineer attended site within hours and quickly identified a problem with a faulty car gate switch, which was causing the […]

By |June 5th, 2015|Lift News, Lift Repairs|0 Comments

National Contract – Barker & Stonehouse

We are pleased to announce that we have recently been awarded the national lift maintenance contract for all Barker & Stonehouse sites in the United Kingdom.

We will be offering our traditional lift maintenance for our client at all their sites, ensuring that they benefit from our open protocol policy and our high first time […]

By |June 1st, 2015|Lift Maintenance, Lift News|0 Comments