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Our premium lift equipment and services are explicitly engineered for lift professionals.
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About us

Since 1945, Shorts Lifts has been an integral part of the lift industry. We have evolved into experts, providing new lift packages for installation, lift component products for modernisation and lift spare parts for repair to the UK and Ireland's leading lift installation and maintenance companies.

Working closely with the world's foremost lift manufacturers and suppliers, we continually expand and adapt our product portfolio. This unique approach and the relationships we forge create the perfect platform for us to provide fully tailored solutions to many conventional and unconventional lift-related requirements.

Our premium lift equipment and services are explicitly engineered with lift professionals in mind. Our tone of voice is professional and authoritative - ensuring that our customers always receive the best possible service.

Our vision

As a leading supplier trusted by lift professionals, we are dedicated to delivering the highest-quality equipment and services that cover every aspect of their installation, modernization, and maintenance needs. With our industry expertise and experience from start to finish, we strive for long-term relationships with customers built on trust through innovation in technology, enabling us to deliver service beyond expectation.
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Our work

PizzaExpress, Dean Street – Dumbwaiter Service Lifts

One of Europe’s best jazz clubs using two Shorts-BKG dumbwaiters to connect venue, kitchen and prep areas.

INO Restaurant, London – Under-bar Dumbwaiter

A streamlined solution for this small restaurant located at the heart of London's vibrant West End cultural scene.

Christ Church College, Oxford – Trolley (Goods Only) Lift

Two bespoke sized EN81-3 BKG Trolley Goods Only lifts transport food between the kitchens and the Great Hall.

ABBA Voyage, London
ABBA Voyage, London – Goods Lift

ABBA have created the concert they always wanted with some assistance from ourselves and our EN81-31 BKG Goods Only Lift.

Copper Still, Edinburgh
Copper Still, Edinburgh – Service Lift

Set within Edinburgh's Royal Mile, this project required us to design and supply a 100kg fully compliant EN81:3 BKG Dumbwaiter Service Lift.

Borough Market, London
Borough Market, London – Goods Only Lift

Set within Borough Market, London, this project saw the design, supply and installation of a large 2000kg Goods Only Goodsmover lift.

Grand Theatre, Leeds
Grand Theatre, Leeds – Passenger Lift

Our installation of a Machinery Directive compliant passenger lift within the Grand Theatre, Leeds.

Halo Building, London
Halo Building, London – Service Lift

Set in the Halo Building, One Mabledon Place, this project required us to design, supply and install four automatic dumbwaiter service lifts.

Buon Apps, Otley
Buon Apps Restaurant, Otley – Dumbwaiter Service Lifts

The client required two Shorts-BKG Dumbwaiter Services Lifts to operate as separate “clean” and “dirty” lifts.

Red Lea Hotel Scarborough
Red Lea Hotel, Scarborough – VVVF Lift Controller

2-Day turnaround of a VVVF Lift Controller for the Red Lea Hotel, Scarborough for Boro Lifts.

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