One Giant Leap for Mankind

Posted on Wednesday, 12th October 2016 in News
The Shorts London Team have recently installed one of our GA20 Inclined Platform Lift for Straight Staircases, in London’s popular Science Museum on behalf of ThyssenKrupp Elevator UK Ltd. The brief was to remove the existing and outdated disabled access lift and replace with a more modern and reliable device from our comprehensive Impaired Mobility range. Due to the popularity and opening times of the museum all works were done Out of Hours for the minimum of disruption and completed in just 2 nights. Located at the Discovery Motion Theatre, the new platform lift provides wheelchair access to the Legends of Apollo exhibition. Based on the Apollo lunar

Knockout Blow for Cancer

Posted on Monday, 20th June 2016 in News
Recently our very own Lee “The Lumphammer” Wickham stepped into the Ultimate White Collar Boxing ring to raise money for Cancer Research UK . Lee has undergone 8 weeks of intensive training in the lead up to the event which included an introduction to boxing fitness and techniques. The regime involved boxing training every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday interlaced with steady state runs and speed work every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. On Fight Night, Shorts supported Lee by sponsoring a ring side table where members of the Shorts team and a few invited guests were on hand to cheer him on

New Lift Spares Catalogue 2015

Posted on Tuesday, 17th March 2015 in New Products, News
Over the past few months our Lift Spares Team have been working hard to bring you our new Lift Spares Catalogue. This easy to use catalogue holds details on over 4000 lift parts available to order from over 35 leading manufacturers. Our Lift Spares Team are able to supply the widest range of parts, with many parts available for Next Day Delivery, including Kone, Orona, Otis, Schindler andThyssenKrupp. Over 4000 Parts Over 35 Leading Manufacturers 1000’s of parts held in-stock Next Day Delivery before Noon as standard* Part ID Service Order Online at Order before 3pm for Same Day Despatch*

Top Safety Accreditation for Shorts Industries Ltd

Posted on Monday, 9th February 2015 in News
Shorts has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safecontractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises very high standards in health and safety management amongst UK contractors. The company’s application for Safecontractor accreditation was driven by the need for a uniform standard across the business.  “Shorts is delighted to add the Safecontractor accreditation to our expanding portfolio of quality management systems.  Our accountability and commitment does not end with the sale, our values and the concept of partnership are central to everything we do. This commitment has seen us

Thumbs Up For Saad’s On-site Training

Posted on Monday, 8th December 2014 in Announcements, News
We are delighted to announce that Saad Hafeez, from our Complete Lifts Team, has now completed his on-site training. Saad has recently been working on-site installing a 500kg capacity BKG Goods Lift (500.10/49S model) in Cambridge. This is his third install while working alongside our most experienced installer. The aim of this training was to provide Saad with hands on experience and detailed product knowledge of our range of BKG Goods and Service lifts.  As a recent graduate of Engineering the knowledge and experience gained onsite will be priceless, in his role as Technical Sales Engineer in the Complete Lifts Team. “The experience has been fantastic! Working alongside an experienced installer has