Lifts and escalators for shops and retail centres

Reliable lifts, and round-the-clock service – because time is revenue

Top retailers trust our lifts, escalators, dumbwaiters and moving walkways – as well as our 24/7 service – to keep their goods and customers moving.

We offer a full range – passenger lifts, wheelchair access lifts and goods lifts, escalators and travelators – along with refurbishment and modernisation services for all lift brands. That means we’re well-positioned to recommend the best answer for your unique needs, not just what we sell.

And because we can provide bespoke finishes and solutions for limited space, we can work with you to achieve your design goals too.

Retail customer lifts, escalators and travelators

Front of house, the right lift package is a key part of giving customers a great experience, ensuring accessibility, and making the best use of expensive retail space.

You might want to create an elegant statement, like our glass lifts at Berry’s Jewellers, or Jigsaw in Bath. Or to give customers access to a mezzanine level, like our moving walkways at ASDA’s flagship Andover store.

From a single wheelchair access lift to a full package of lifts and escalators, we’ll work with your team to design and specify a solution that meets your needs – then install and maintain it to meet your schedule.

Goods lifts, split-level stockrooms and dumbwaiters

Keeping pace is just as important behind the scenes. You need safe, fast, reliable access to your goods, so your people can focus on serving the customer.

For example, Britain’s independent toy retailer, The Entertainer, relies on our Goodsmaster goods-only lifts to keep shelves fully stocked at stores across the UK.

Meanwhile, JD Sports uses our Microlift dumbwaiters to move merchandise quickly from the stockroom to the fitting floor. And our Levelmaster low-rise lifts are a perfect solution where the storeroom is split over two levels – just ask Sainsbury’s or Tiger.

24/7 installation, servicing and repairs

If you need to deliver a tight project schedule – or if you want to schedule lift maintenance to avoid store opening hours – we’ll work around the clock to meet your needs, and get your doors open on time.

And in retail, there’s no good time for a lift or escalator to break down. Our nationwide network of local service branches means we can always respond quickly – an expert engineer is never far away.

Feel free to browse some of our retail clients’ stories, or to contact our team. We’re always delighted to help retail project teams achieve their goals.

Our latest news...

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10 Oct 2019

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Stannah's Top 10 Blogs of 2018

20 Nov 2018

With the end of the year fast approaching, we thought we’d share our top ten blog posts on lifts that have captured the most attention.

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14 Mar 2018

Stannah are on the road to three important shows this year. First up the Facilities Management Show at the NEC 10-12 April 2018. Offload your lift portfolio problems on Stand FM66 - Stannah can always…

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Stannah: Committed to Continuing Professional Development

26 Sep 2017

Stannah sponsors CPD 17 2017: Specifying lifts in commercial buildings – an online learning module for architects and specifiers that explains the most important accessibility requirements and design…

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17 Mar 2017

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​An apprentice lift engineer - what an opportunity!

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It's equal opportunities for Stannah Lifts apprentice engineer, Sophie Healy, as she makes headway in a male-dominated industry sector.

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The innovative Midilift platform lift can now be installed outside!

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A new generation of Piccolo – One of our best lifts just got better.

16 Mar 2016

Looks like a passenger lift? Check. Functions like a passenger lift? Check. All the gorgeous interior options of a passenger lift range? No problem!

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Stannah Stairiser CR: The slimmest platform lift on the market – updated!

16 Feb 2016

The already ground breaking Stairiser range has some exciting new updates! The lift is designed to carry one person safely up a straight or curved stairway – seated in a wheelchair, or on the fold…

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