Founded in 1991, we are a leading independent engineering consultancy specialising in the movement of people and goods. This mostly involves lifts and escalators but also includes mechanical systems such as cable cars, funiculars, cranes, accessible platforms and most forms of mechanical handling equipment.
Over the last 30 years ago, the team has grown in size and global reach to bring professional expertise, innovative thinking, independent advice and superior project management to all vertical transportation projects across the world.
Working from concept and design stage right through to compliance, commissioning and maintenance management, we support architects, property developers, facility and estate managers across all sectors. Our areas of expertise range from project management to portfolio maintenance, as well as expert witness & loss adjusting, specifications for new installations or modernisations, traffic analysis, commissioning, statutory inspections, surveys and training.
We operate a stringent quality assurance system and are approved members of all key accreditation organisations operating across most market sectors. Our engineers, who have racked up numerous awards and distinguished honours, are registered with the following professional bodies:
- Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)
- Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
- Institution of Engineering & Technology
- Bureau of Engineer Surveyors
- Chartered Association of Building Engineers
- Society of Operations Engineers
- Engineering Council UK
LECS (UK) has also won numerous awards for its involvement in technically challenging projects around the globe and is a founding trustee of the the Lift Industry Charity.