Privately owned office block in Luton town centre, the existing lift
was dated and unreliable. The owners were refurbishing the building and
wanted to upgrade the lift.
We installed new control equipment, door operator and re-wired to
enable the lift meet the full standards of the DDA. We also refurbished
the lift car interior with a mixture of stainless steel, laminate wall
coverings, mirrors and handrails.
A new ceiling was installed with upgraded lighting and car and landing
push stations including digital position indicators fully complying with
DDA compliance - and re-sprayed all the hand painted doors in a grey-white
The lift was handed over to the client on time just before the Christmas
break, providing trouble free service since. An annual maintenance agreement
is in place.
Berkeley Business Centres at Stratford, requested advice on meeting the
accessibility standards of all their lifts to DDA EN81.
They also wanted to refurbish the car interiors and to have additional
works to meet the standard.
We removed the existing finishes and installed part plastic laminate,
part stainless steel wall coverings, a new push station, new ceiling panels
with lighting and a new floor covering. The internal doors, which were
originally painted, were re-clad in stainless steel.
We also installed an autodial telephone system and voice enunciators to
announce floor designation, renewing all the landing push stations for fully
DDA compliant versions and electronic detector edges to the car doors at the
same time. All 32 landing doors were re-sprayed in the evenings to avoid
Through consultation with HSBC's building contractor, the plans to bring
the existing passenger lift up to DDA Standard EN81 were to include updated
designs and finishes along with a scheduled programme of works. Because of
the work restrictions within a major bank, our engineers had to work though
the nights to complete the works. The refurbishment was completed ahead of
schedule and was back in normal service within a week.
Once finished HSBC was left with a lift which looked brand new and reached
all of the necessary regulations.
HSBC was so happy with the completed works they have awarded JDR Lift
Services with the contract to complete the same works to another lift at their
A London building renovation to create up-market offices. The client wanted
the lift to look contemporary along with all safety and DDA features with
We replaced all of the control equipment along with shaft switches, wiring,
position equipment, landing and car buttons. Landing doors and architraves were
replaced for new versions of the same.
The lift interior was re-fitted with a mix of opti-white glass and satin
stainless steel, along with a new ceiling with halogen down lighters. The result
was a very sleek and stylish lift interior with complete DDA compliance and great
The customer was extremely happy and has recommended us for further works.
"We have been a customer of JDR Lifts for the last 3
years and have always received a great service particularly from John Ralph and
Christine Skipper, we always receive quick responses to all of our queries
whether big or small. Many thanks."
Susi Jay, Marler and Marler
JDR Lift Services Limited. 98 Edgehill Road,
Chislehurst, Bromley, Kent BR7 6LB. 2011. Web design: evo-designs.co.uk