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Fabulous drone video of fully refurbished Hastings East Hill Clift Lift

LECS UK was project manager, on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, for the phenomenal  refurbishment project of East Hill Cliff funicular lift.Originally opened more than centenary ago, the East Hill Cliff lift works have successfully restored the steepest funicular railway in the country to its former glory. Lee Dean, director of LECS UK said: "This [...]

2023-11-23T11:03:51+00:00November 22nd, 2023|British heritage|

It’s a wrap! The Samaritans Project in Manchester. Thank you to the lift industry for its collective generosity

We are finally there! The lift has now been tested and handed over. We have encountered some setbacks over the many weeks we worked on this project, not least a constantly flooding pit (now cured). The lift also needed a completely new safety gear and governor system which have now been fitted. Muchas gracias to [...]

2023-10-02T14:02:51+00:00October 2nd, 2023|Uncategorized|

Passenger input into escalator accidents

The number of accidents occurring on escalators and moving walks around the world is increasing. This paper, by Dave Cooper, CEO LECS UK, looks at some typical and non-typical accidents and investigates the passenger input into the event. Watch the video presentation here It is known that many accidents occur as a result of intended [...]

LECS UK takes on first apprentice in lift engineering

Sophie Brown, joins LECS UK as its first ever apprentice. Sophie, 18, from Stockport, Manchester, has already achieved a Level 3 BTEC in engineering from Open Shaw Manchester College.  To pursue her desired career in lift engineering her next step is to start an apprenticeship in the sector. In September the former Reddish Vale High [...]

Dave Cooper Appointed VP of CIBSE

Euring Prof. Dave Cooper announced as a vice president of CIBSE. Dave Cooper, CEO of LECS UK,  independent engineer consulting firm specialising in VT, has been on the board of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) since 2020 and has been a long-standing contributor to CIBSE’s Guide D among other CIBSE publications. Officially [...]

Grenfell Inquiry hails new regs for lifts in high rise buildings

From January 23, 2023 all firefighter and evacuation lifts in high rise residential buildings are now subject to an additional new monthly check. Lee Dean director of LECS UK looks at the implications and new responsibilities for owners/managers of high-rise buildings. The Grenfell Tower Inquiry noted in the Phase 1 report that “When the firefighters [...]

Apprentice of the Year 2022 Announced

LECS UK was delighted to sponsor the Apprentice of the Year category at the Eastbourne Business Awards. On Friday 30, September the winner, Niles Lambourne, was announced. The award was presented to Niles on stage by Peter Hill, our finance director. Niles works for a local marketing company within the health insurance sector. A spokesperson [...]

2022-10-04T14:26:16+00:00October 4th, 2022|Charity|

Introducing Lift Industry News’ Agony Uncle – Mr. John Bentley

Our own John Bentley is Lift Industry News's agony uncle. Here's the two questions he answered in the latest issue.👇 DEAR JOHN, Why is a 25 second waiting time deemed a reasonable target time to wait for a lift to arrive in my company’s HQ when I now work from home three days a week [...]

2022-09-02T14:58:47+00:00September 2nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Michael Ford joins the team

Michael Ford joins our team as project engineer. Michael's appointment at LECS UK follows an eight-year tenure at Allianz Engineering Construction and Power. Following a degree in mechanical engineering from Blackburn College, Michael was team leader for mechanical fitters overseeing servicing, pre-planned maintenance and inspection of vehicles for HM Forces. Dave Cooper, MD of LECS [...]

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