A leading supplier to the lift industry

Shorts have been a leading supplier to the UK and Irish lift industries for over 65 years, providing complete lift packages, lift components and spare parts from top European manufacturers.

At Shorts we pride ourselves on a customer focused approach, and strive to provide solutions which make your job easier, whether you are installing a new lift, refurbishing an existing lift or simply repairing a broken down lift.

  • All of our packaged lifts are supported by a tailored support service including production of comprehensive GA drawings, we also offer site surveys, pre-start checks, delivery to site and even installation and testing.
  • We have ex-stock service lifts available for next day delivery and disabled access lifts available to order.
  • Many of the Shorts components and spare parts are available for quick delivery, next day from stock.
  • We have 'Price it yourself guides' for components to make pricing a modernisation or repair job a quick and easy process.  
  • We stock several leading brands of spare parts, available for same day dispatch as long as the order is received by 3pm.
  • All our products from the smallest lock roller to the largest goods passenger lift are supported by Shorts’ in depth technical knowledge of lifts and their application.

Whether installing a new lift, carrying out a straight-forward lift repair or undertaking a major lift modernisation, Shorts have a range of high quality lift solutions to help you with any job.

Job Vacancy (Bradford)

A vacancy has arisen within our Bradford office for a Warehouseperson.

The main duties of the post involve processing goods in and out, stock control, arranging deliveries and general warehousing duties.

Experience in a similar role in a related industry would be an advantage, as would experience of SAGE stock management. Good IT skills are necessary along with the ability to deal with customers. Product training will be provided.

The salary is dependent on background and experience.

Apply in writing to:

Paul Welsby, Shorts Industries Ltd, PO Box 258, Bradford BD2 1QR or email to info@shorts-lifts.co.uk


New London Office

The new office replaces our previous premises in Bromley and showcases key and new additions to the Shorts product range.

17 Almond Road
SE16 3LR
T: 020 7394 3080
F: 020 7394 3089

Click Here for images from our recent London Open Day

New Lift Spares Catalogue

Catalogue Now Available

Our eagerly awaited Lift Spares Catalogue is NOW AVAILABLE.

This brand new catalogue contains details of over 4000 Lift Parts from 30+ Leading Manufacturers and reflects Shorts’ commitment to providing UK and Irish Lift Maintenance Companies and Engineers the most comprehensive range of Lift Spares.

To help you identify parts even quicker, Shorts has also provided an easy to use Multinational Parts Quick Reference, covering parts from the leading manufacturers Kone, Orona, Otis, Schindler and ThyssenKrupp. This Quick Reference section enables you to search via manufacturer part number and confirm the appropriate Shorts reference number for your order.

All of Shorts’ in-stock parts are available for Next Day Delivery Before Noon, when ordered by 3pm (UK Mainland only).

The Shorts Catalogue is available FREE to all UK and Irish Lift Companies, Self Employed Lift Engineers and Building Service Companies employing a qualified Lift Engineer. 

Request Your Copy Today

Alternatively, DOWNLOAD a PDF copy from our website, (13.5Mb)

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