Mobile Friendly Website

Posted on Wednesday, 20th September 2017 in Announcements
Shorts understands how difficult and important it is to get the right information while you’re out and about. This is why we’ve been working hard to make the new Shorts website Mobile and Tablet Friendly. Our website will now adapt itself and display the content to suit the device being used to access it, so there is no need to pinch and swipe to get the screen to fit. Our mobile site is optimised to load quicker whether you are connected to WIFI or a 3G/4G mobile network. Meaning indoors or outdoors, as long as you have a signal, you will always have

Shorts’ Summer BBQ Event

Posted on Tuesday, 5th September 2017 in News
This July saw the 3rd annual Shorts Summer Event hosted by our London office. Held on a scorching hot Summers Day, the BBQ Event was held two doors down from our Almond Road Office at the Bermondsey Social Club and was the perfect opportunity to relax and unwind after a long day in the office or on-site. Invited guests at the informal event were treated to drinks and a range of barbecued food courtesy of Hendrik and the South African BBQ team and were able to leave the stresses of the day behind them. As a leading supplier to the

Easter Opening Times and Dispatch Information

Posted on Tuesday, 11th April 2017 in Announcements
We wanted to make sure you had our Easter Opening Times and essential dispatch and delivery information for all our ex-stock Lift Spares and Lift Components (excluding palleted goods) during the Easter Holidays. Day Opening Times Good Friday (14th April) CLOSED Saturday 15th April CLOSED Easter Sunday (16th April) CLOSED Easter Monday (17th April) CLOSED All ex-stock orders placed on Thursday 13th April before 3pm will be dispatched the same day for Delivery before Noon on Tuesday 18th April, unless otherwise stated.

EN81-58 Fire Test for our Concertina Shutter Door

Posted on Tuesday, 4th April 2017 in News
We are pleased to announce that our Concertina Shutter Door range of BKG Goods Only Lifts are now available with 2 hours EN81-58 Fire Rating. This European Standard specifies the method of test for determining the fire resistance of lift landing doors which may be exposed to a fire from the landing side. The procedure applies to all types of lift landing doors used as a means of access to lifts in buildings and which are intended to provide a fire barrier to the spread of fire via the lift well. The fire test was successfully completed at the Exova Laboratories

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