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Tag: Lift Consultancy

Ardent Lift Consultancy makes client a substantial saving

Case Study: 14-16 Great Pulteney Street, London Further to the article on refurbishment/replacement in the September issue of Flat Living Magazine, we felt a case study would further demonstrate the benefits of correctly specifying lift works to ensure the client obtains the best value. We were instructed to advise on renewal of a passenger lift…
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Health and Safety Standards in the Lift Industry

We were delighted to be featured in the September issue of Flat Living magazine, in an article Health and Safety Standards in the Lift Industry…. In this article, you can find an overview of lift safety from the 1960’s through to modern day lift systems. If you live or work in a property with a…
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60 Seconds with Gareth Lomax

We were delighted to be featured in the July issue of Flat Living magazine, in an article 60 Seconds with…. In this article, you can find out what keeps our Director Gareth Lomax motivated, his vision behind Ardent, as well as his proudest achievement and more. You can read the full article on the Flat…
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Lift Shaft

Shopping around in the UK Lift Industry

The UK lift industry is unusual in as much that the major lift manufacturers of Europe, Asia and America that dominate much of the rest of the world do not have it all their own way in Britain. This is because there are skilled independent contractors and manufacturers who can offer good quality equipment, which…
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Seven Lift Refurbishment Scheme

In the UK, most of our major cities are reaching the point where space is now at a premium, with fewer and fewer areas to build new homes. But thanks to the passenger lift, there are always opportunities to build vertically, maximising the space allocated by the footprint of a property. Many residential blocks benefit…
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Recent Lift Refurbishment Scheme

Ardent Lift Consultancy recently tendered and oversaw the completion of a 4 car group of lifts in a commercial property in the heart of Birmingham City Centre. We surveyed the 8 floor property and ascertained that the lifts were in poor condition with primary issues surrounding controllers and door equipment. The client had been given…
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Flat Living Magazine Article

In our role as expert lift consultants, we were approached earlier this year by Flat Living Magazine to write a “How to” article on replacing/refurbishing a lift. Flat Living Magazine is a publication for flat owners, residents and management companies, offering information, advice and services to those involved within this sector. However; the information contained…
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Back to school…

With the end of the holiday season and 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… Insurance Policy…
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Lift portfolio management

This month we have assisted a client with a high profile central London portfolio to plan for major works to their lifts over a 5 year term – most of their lift portfolio was over 20 years old! Following surveys undertaken on the lifts, we collated a document to highlight condition of lifts, when considering…
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Changes in British Standards

Once again our newsletter is focused on the changes in lift standards and their practical application. In late 2012 the British Standards’ BS7255: Code of practice for safe working on lifts, was released, replacing the 2003 standard following several high profile accidents and near misses. While working with one of our clients this month, we…
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