Why choose Stannah?

Our priority is quite simply to meet the needs of our customers.

Since our Founder, Joseph Stannah, began the business in 1867 making and selling cranes and hoists to move cargo around the London dockyards, we’ve been in the business of moving people and goods. For over 150 years, we have built our reputation as a trusted, independent UK lift company. Our engineering heritage means we meticulously craft and develop our products to make them the very best in the market.

We’re still a family run business five generations on and are proud to maintain the quality service Joseph believed in years ago. After all, our commercial and domestic customers, rely on us to make life easier. 

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What are your requirements?

We help people get on with their lives. Whether it’s a lift at the station, a dumbwaiter at the coffee shop, a platform lift at the library, an escalator at the shopping centre, a moving walkway at the supermarket, a goods lift at the pub or a stairlift at home – we’re there quietly helping life happen.


New lifts and other products

We design, manufacture, supply and install lifts, escalators and moving walkways to help life flow.

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Lift and Stairlift servicing

Trust Stannah for repair and maintenance to ensure your equipment lasts.

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Need help in a hurry? Find your local service branch

Our network of 11 service branches are here to help you right across the UK, offering 24/7 servicing, 365 days a year.

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What our customers say

I wanted to thank you for the first-class service your team has given in achieving a good result… My special thanks must go to your supervisor who fine-tuned everything, leaving nothing for my Consultant to pick up on – a rare achievement indeed!

Senior Building Surveyor, Taunton Deane Borough Council

Solutions for all kinds of buildings in all kinds of places

Whatever the finish, look or design, if you can imagine it, then we can help you achieve it. Whether you’re challenged with matching a lift to a heritage site, a stylish high-end housing development, or simply providing vertical transport within a retail store, we cover all buildings.

Case studies and references

From Cornwall to Caithness, bespoke passenger lifts to humble service lifts, our products and engineers ensure that people and goods can be moved easily and safely all day, every day.

A Stannah wheelchair lift supports access in Castle Howard

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A Stannah platform lift lights up a new designer home in Devon

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A Stannah platform lift ups access in Clip ’n Climb Ipswich

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​Open to God – Open to All: A Stannahsaur Supports Equal Access in Oxford Church

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