About Us

Shorts was established in 1945, originally functioning as a manufacturer of passenger lifts and service lifts before evolving to become a leading supplier of Complete Lifts, Lift Components and Spare Parts to the UK lift trade.

Shorts long standing involvement in the lift industry is the foundation for its well respected reputation, a contributory factor to Shorts gaining the sole UK distribution agencies for a number of leading European manufacturers. Our trade customers benefit from the Shorts reputation through the strong relationships Shorts has with its manufacturing suppliers and the ability to provide solutions which are right for the job and value for money.

At Shorts we strive to provide a service which offers real benefit and value to our trade customers, Shorts can lighten the load by offering a carefully selected range of quality products with effective communications channels so we can get the information our customers need to get the job done quickly and efficiently.

As well as strong industry links Shorts also has a highly expert team on hand to provide support and assistance. The Shorts team have extensive experience gained from many years within the the lift trade. To take a look at the team just click on the Meet the Team from the side menu.

Shorts are dedicated to providing our customers with the tools to complete a project as quickly and efficiently as possible, our assistance starts with product selection through to installation, repair and modernisation should you need us.

With this in mind the Shorts website and all supporting literature has been created to provide you practical information on the product and its suitability for different environments. The Case Studies available in this section are another example of Shorts practical assistance, the Case Studies are created in-house using Shorts products and Shorts installation experience.

Should you be unable to find the information you’re looking for on the website then please call us or request a visit by one of our sales managers who will be happy to discuss your requirement and find a solution that is right for you and your customer.