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Communal Areas and Lifts

🛗 In this Flat Living Magazine article on Communal Areas, Ardent looks at the importance of maintaining lifts which act as crucial access points within buildings.

How Well Maintained Is Your Lift?

🛠️ In this maintenance, repairs, and cleaning edition of Flat Living Magazine, ARDENT discuss the importance of getting the right level of maintenance cover.

Common Complaints and Disputes with Lifts within a Residential Block

🔧 In this Complaints and Disputes feature edition of Flat Living Magazine, ARDENT discuss the benefits of proactive maintenance and planned refurbishment/replacement.

The Cost of a ‘Broken’ Lift

⚠️ In this Major Works feature edition of Flat Living Magazine, ARDENT discuss the cost of a ‘broken’ lift on a small residential block project.

Relationships, customer service, communication, and wellbeing

💚 This month’s Flat Living feature is Relationships, Customer Service, Communication and Wellbeing. Here at Ardent, we value forming good relationships with our customers and stakeholders. With effective communication comes an understanding of each other’s needs and expectations and subsequently, everyone is heard and wellbeing is improved. Ardent Lift Consultancy, supporting you at every level!

Firefighting/Evacuation Lifts

Within this month’s edition of Flat-Living we are looking at the requirements for Firefighting and Evacuation lifts (both within new and existing buildings) and offering an overview on their operational functions when being used in an emergency situation.

Lift Services

🏬 In this edition of Flat Living Magazine we talk about all of the services required to keep your lifts running smoothly, we cover CCTV, power supplies and everything in-between.

Lift advice: Flat Living article

🛗 From the initial site visit, right through to project completion, Ardent Lift Consultancy can support you on every level!This article in Flat Living Magazine will show you just how invaluable we can be.

Finding the right service provider

🔧 Read our article in the latest edition of Flat Living Magazine with advice on finding the right lift service provider.

Lift replacement or refurbishment?

📰 Ardent Director Gareth Lomax explains how to streamline the process of Lift Replacement/Refurbishment in this feature taken from the RICS Property journal. Whilst this article was written in 2018 the cost saving advantages are even more prevalent today. More information about our Lift Refurbishment and Replacement services can be found here.

New Case Study!

🏬 Read our most recent case study on a multi-residential block lift refurbishment, exceeding Client’s expectations on this high value modernisation project!

Winter Lift Advice

With the change in weather, now is an ideal time to review existing contracts and ensure everything is in place to assist with a safe and reliable lift service over the forthcoming months. As always, there are the mandatory requirements when owning or managing lift equipment, but at this time of the year there are…
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F2F Consultation

💬 Customer Service: In this months edition of Flat Living Magazine, we discuss the importance of face to face consultation.

Finding the Right Service Provider for Your Lift

🔧 Gareth Lomax, Director at Ardent Lift Consultancy shares some advice about finding the right service provider for your lift, in this edition of Flat Living magazine.

A Case Study: Modernising Existing Lift Equipment

📘 We share a case study of a North London Block that required existing lift equipment to be modernised on behalf of MIH Property Management.

2021: A Year of Change for ARDENT

📆 In this issue of Flat Living magazine, we take a retrospective look at the year 2021.

Lift Maintenance FAQ’s

🔧 In this edition Flat Living Magazine, we answer questions commonly received regarding lift maintenance including how to approach choosing the right contractor, the appropriate levels of cover for your lift and how Ardent can help guide you through these decisions.

Major Works & Lifts

👷 ‍ARDENT provides an interesting case study on the topic of Major Works in this issue of Flat Living magazine.

Provision of lifts in upward extension using permitted development

Ardent Lift Consultancy are delighted to have worked with LABC’s Technical Team in producing guidance for the installation or adaption of lift systems within buildings undergoing change of use or extension under relaxed planning guidance. When factoring in the potential for buildings to encroach into the realms of requiring firefighting lifts, or factoring in the…
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Lift Software & Technology

👨‍💻 Gareth Lomax, Director at ARDENT Lift Consultancy looks towards the near future and some of the changes that may be just around the corner in lift technology.