company overview

Since its establishment in 1982 Lift Specialists Ltd have developed a positive reputation within the lift industry for professional delivery, aiming our strategic business model at the needs of our clients and the ultimate end users.

This mentality has continued as we have grown to our current success, but never have we let our values change, and in some ways the present senior management team sees these values as the reason for our ongoing success, even throughout the last few years of global challenges.

“If we can understand our customer needs, commit to providing those needs and delivering on our promises, we will retain and expand our portfolio base naturally.”

Vision

Since his appointment in September 2020, MD Olly Voutt, has communicated his aspirations to fully modernise Lift Specialists Ltd.

Challenging all aspects of the current strategy from Brand Awareness to Digital Management Platforms.

The objective being to create a sustainable business delivery and a balance between the present construction and maintenance divisions, thus driving a more harmonious strategic structure in all our operational activities.

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair lift modernisation full replacement new installations.
Mission

At Lift Specialists Ltd we see ourselves as leaders in the delivery of;

Lift maintenance, repair, modernisation, full replacement and new installations.

We continuously look to apply modern business practices and technology to enable the facilitation of our customer requirements and our core business ambitions.

We achieve this by employing the best management, support and engineering staff, and applying a large company mentality to an agile SME business strategy.

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair lift modernisation full replacement new installations.
CSR

Lift Specialists Ltd believe strongly that their responsibility as a modern caring and sustainable business, goes to its very core.

So we not only work with local and national charitable enterprises where we can, we also focus on our commitment to our customers, the wellbeing of our employees and the impact our business activities have on the environment.

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair lift modernisation full replacement new installations.
Environment

The basis of our sustainability policy and practices are these four themes:

Energy: Reducing energy consumption, being more energy efficient and using renewable energy and ‘alternative technology’

Materials: Choosing, using, re-using and recycling materials during design, manufacture, construction and maintenance to reduce resource requirements

Waste: Producing less waste and recycling more

Pollution: Producing less toxicity, water, noise and spacial pollution

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair lift modernisation full replacement new installations.
Culture

In an industry renowned for having its ups and downs, Lift Specialists Ltd encourage a culture of work and play every day.

Ensuring all staff feel valued and safe.

It is important our people can work together and be flexible in all activities, so we apply the LEGO mind set, everyone clicks and by choice easily reformed into a new structure.

Lift Maintenance Repairs, Modernisation Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

Our History

David Sharp - Operations Director

2023

Operations Director David Sharp joins Lift Specialists

UK GOVERNMENT PROMPT PAYMENT CODE

2023

July 2023 sees Lift Specialists Ltd sign up to the UK Government Prompt Payment Code

Elevator Engineers London South East Announcement - Mental Health Charter

2023

Richard Wood named as a Trustee of the Lift Industry Mental Health Charter

Apprentice engineer at The Lift Specialists

2023

First Apprentice started at Lift Specialists

Armed Forces Covenant Bronze

2022

Became a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant

Disabled Confident Employer

2022

Gaining recognition as a Level 1 Disability Confident Employer

Elevator Engineers London South East Announcement - Mental Health Charter

2022

Proud supporters and members of the Lift Industry Mental Health Charter

The Lift Specialists

2022

New Website Launched

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2022

Achieved accreditation to parts 1&2 of the Governments Suppliers Registration Service Pre Qualification.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2022

Completed the assessment for the UK Government Modern Slavery Act 2015

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair, lift modernisation, full replacement and new installations.

2022

Mike Palmer Operations Manager and Richard Wood Accounts Manager, joined the Lift Specialists Ltd team as part of our MD's service division modernisation strategy.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2021

Moving on from the 2015 introduction of Hybrid vehicles, Lift Specialists Ltd took the bold move to introduce fully electric cars to the fleet portfolio, this has been supplemented with onsite EV charging facilities.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2020

Olly Voutt promoted to Managing Director, joining Mark Lander and John Day as shareholding Directors.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2015

After consultation between senior management and the companies support teams, plans were put in place to start phase1 of a green project, this entailed the introduction of Hybrid cars.

Constructionline Gold Awarded Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2014

Awarded accreditation and certification for Constructionline Gold

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2013

CHAS Construction Membership, compliant with SSIP core criteria & UK H&S legislation, awarded accreditation to CDM Regulation 2015

The Lift Specialists

2013

ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management Accreditation Achieved.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2013

Safe Contractor Accreditation Awarded.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2012

Awarded DPA Regulations Certificate via ico.

The Lift Specialists

2010

ISO 14001 Environmental Management Accreditation Achieved.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2003

The Lifts Regulations 2016 - Schedule 18 Certification Awarded.

Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

2003

Lift Specialists Ltd became a member of the Governing Body LEIA.

The Lift Specialists

2000

ISO 9001 Quality Management Accreditation achieved.

Lift Maintenance Repairs Modernisation Full Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth

1999

Mark Lander, David Cunningham and Paul Cooper formed Lift Specialists Ltd which incorporated Swale.

The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair, lift modernisation, full replacement and new installations.

1982

Swale Maintenance Company Ltd formed.

Disabled Confident Employer
Armed Forces Covenant
Lift Maintenance, Lift Repairs, Modernisation and Full Lift Replacement for Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire London South East Bournemouth
Elevator Engineers London South East
The Lift Specialist - Leaders in the delivery of lift maintenance, lift repair, lift modernisation, full replacement and new installations.
Elevator Engineers London South East
UK GOVERNMENT PROMPT PAYMENT CODE