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Hospitals and Healthcare

Within the Hospital and Healthcare environment, many different lift types and lift equipment cover the entire spectrum of applications, from the transportation of food,  trolleys, goods, people and, of course, patients.

“A Key Component to Hygiene Safety”

Our range of Service Lifts are perfect for regularly transporting food and other light but bulky goods between floors.

Available in a stainless steel finish, these small but vital lifts are a key component of hygiene safety. Stainless steel is nonporous, so bacteria and viruses have no place to spring up. The chromium oxide layer also makes it non-corrosive and non-reactive, which means it’s safe for preparing and transporting acidic foods. With stainless steel, the risk of contamination is far reduced, and for food transportation, stainless steel is a good heat insulator and therefore ideal for keeping food hot.

The flexibility of our Service Lift range means that our lifts can be installed in many pre-existing lift shafts, even those that weren’t built with our lift in mind.

Look at the four fully automatic dumbwaiters installed at >Halo Building, London, where our dumbwaiters are used to hygienically transport blood samples between floors and the building’s various laboratories.

“Large Quantities of Stock and Equipment”

Our Goods Lifts range is perfect for regularly transporting large and heavy goods between floors. These robust lifts have been engineered to keep your goods moving all day, every day.

Our Goods Lift range are the real workhorses of our new lifts packages. With a capacity of up to 2,000kg and lift car dimensions of up to 2000 x 2000 x 2000mm, there isn’t much within the healthcare environment that our lifts can’t move. Available with a self-supporting structure, these lifts do not require an existing lift shaft to be installed. Therefore, they are ideal for mezzanine floors and are available with external steel cladding for protection.

Read about our 2,000kg Goods Lift installed at Borough Market, London, where market traders use our Goods Lift daily to transport stock and point of sale equipment from their stockroom cellars up to the market stalls above.

“Patient Access is Essential”

With the increased use of mobility equipment and healthcare services often spread over large sites, patient access is essential to any hospital and healthcare facility.

Our range of Impaired Mobility Platform Lifts help meet the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) requirements, Equality Act 2010, Part M of the Building Regulations, Section 4.2 of the Technical Handbook and BS8300:2018. From inclined staircases, short and long vertical travel and both internal and outdoor use, our lifts are suitable for various applications, including those within coastal or near water areas.

Our Specialist Passenger Lifts range provides an essential customer access solution when a conventional passenger lift cannot be installed. These shallow pit and low headroom passenger lifts have been specially engineered to be installed in buildings with minimal pit and headroom space while also complying with EC Standard EN81-21:2009 or the EU Machinery Directive (Directive 2006/42/EC).

Read about our Specialist Passenger Lift installed at Leeds Grand Theatre, Leeds, which formed part of a multi-million-pound refurbishment package for the 19th Century building, covering disabled access and facilities improvements for its patrons.

“Extend Your Lift’s Life Cycle”

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year; the lifts in hospitals and healthcare settings can see extremely heavy use all year round. An effective service and maintenance regime will limit the wear and tear on parts and components but not stop it completely. Lift modernisation is a great way to extend your lift’s life cycle by replacing those ageing and sometimes obsolete components.

Our range of Lift Control Systems, Door Operators, Car & Landing Fixtures, Lift Hydraulic Pumps and Lift Doors provide a modern, cost-effective solution that bypasses the need for a complete lift replacement. With the added benefit that many of our lift components are held in stock, enabling the quickest of turnarounds for both planned and reactive modernisation.

Read about our Lift Controller package supplied to The Red Lea Hotel, Scarborough, which we turned around in just two days.

“Enhance the Features and Functions of your Lift”

Our lift component range can also be used to enhance the features and functions of your lift. In these COVID-19 times, our range of Touchless Lift Buttons plays a pivotal role in reducing the spread of viruses and bacteria. The built-in infra-red proximity sensor enables touchless activation and reduces passenger contact points within the lift environment.

“Get and Keep Your Lifts In-service”

When your lifts are an essential part of your customer experience, having them breakdown and out-of-service can be a costly and very uncomfortable situation for both the passenger and the service provider.

Having the right lift spare parts available quickly is a crucial part of the supply chain and one we are set up to fulfil.

With 1,000’s of lift spare parts available from stock from the world’s leading lift manufacturers, we are here to help get and keep your lifts in service. By having essential parts on the shelf, we are able to react immediately to your lift spare part requirements. So, when you order an ex-stock part from us, we dispatch it the very same day and deliver it to you the next working day.

Harness specialist new lift knowledge.

Our specialist new lift knowledge allows the industry to provide solutions suitable for all applications and clients. For a more detailed conversation regarding your requirements, get in touch with a member of our New Lifts team today.


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