Category Archives: Platform Lifts

Kitchen Food Lift

A Beautifully Designed Kitchen Food Lift

Kitchen Food Lift If your kitchen is in the basement, and your dining room is on the first floor, how do you transport food safely and efficiently between the two? This is the problem that the kitchen food lift was designed to solve over a century ago. Originally servants, or waiters, carried food up staircases

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Why is it called a Dumbwaiter?

Why’s It Called a Dumbwaiter?

Why’s It Called a Dumbwaiter? The dumbwaiter is one of a number of bewildering product names that are used regularly, whilst their origins are lost in the mists of time. Others in this category include HP sauce, bungalows,  ketchup or palace. Tower Lifts clients tend to be a tenacious bunch, though, so we thought it

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Dumb Waiter London

Looking for a Dumb Waiter in London?

Dumb Waiter London If you’re looking for an employee who works 24 hours a day without complaint, never takes time off for holidays or illness, always delivers on time, and can be relied upon to keep their mouth shut at all times – for free – a dumb waiter lift might fit the bill. This

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Lift Maintenance Contracts

Tailored Lift Maintenance Contracts from Tower Lifts

Lift Maintenance Contracts If you own or manage a lift used by employees or members of the public you’ll need to have it regularly serviced. Newly installed lifts will have a warranty that covers servicing. Once it runs out you’ll have the choice of either renewing, or finding another provider. Most companies offering lift maintenance

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Car Elevators

Tower Lifts Designs & Installs Car Elevators

Car Elevators Every day the struggle to park becomes more acute in the UK. We’re a small island with a growing number of cars – especially in cities – and the parking problem is becoming paramount. There are currently a growing number of technological solutions to this problem, and Tower Lifts design and installation team

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Service Lifts

Service Lifts Are Key to 21st Century Logistics

Service Lifts The lift industry sits at the heart of the UK’s biggest logistical challenge: How can we move goods and people safely, reliably and efficiently? Whether it’s a hospital, an hotel or a family home, the lift infrastructure guarantees passenger access and the rapid movement of goods between floors. The service lift is an

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Dumb Waiters recently installed at JD Sports in Leeds

Case Study – 3 Customised Dumbwaiters Installed for JD Sports in Leeds

Case Study – 3 Customised Dumbwaiters Installed for JD Sports in Leeds Tower Lifts are delighted to have completed our 7th Dumbwaiter installation for JD Sports. When we were first contacted by this global brand a few years ago, it was to solve a logistics problem. Store managers needed an efficient way to get trainers from

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The origins of the Dumb Waiter lift

The Origins of the ‘Dumb Waiter’ Lift

The Origins of the ‘Dumb Waiter’ Lift The Tower Lifts team have designed and installed hundreds of ‘Dumb Waiter’ lifts over the years, so we thought we knew pretty much everything about them. But then, a curious customer asked where the name came from and we were flummoxed. We’ve done a bit of research and unearthed a

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How to Escape a Stranded Lift

Why You May Need a Lift Refurbishment

Why You May Need a Lift Refurbishment Is your lift over 30 years old? Are you getting constant complaints about the weird noises your lift makes? Does your lift cabin look shabby? Have you had to call out an emergency repair team recently? If you’ve answered ‘yes’ to any of these questions, it’s a pretty

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Lift Maintenance Contractors

Lift Maintenance Contractors for UK-Wide Lift Services

Lift Maintenance Contractors Whether you have a legacy lift or a brand new installation, ongoing maintenance is key to ensuring optimum passenger experience, health and safety, and your annual budget line. At Tower Lifts our goal is always to maximise the return on investment businesses make in their vertical transport. A tailored maintenance package is one of the

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