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Case Studies

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At Crest Lifts we cater for a large variety of clients with many different requirements and expectations. Our work is always undertaken with the utmost care and quality; please view our case studies as it will demonstrate our capabilities and strengths to give you confidence in us taking on your project.

  1. Marathon House

    Marathon House was originally known as Castrol House, after its first occupants and was converted into apartments in the mid 1990’s. It has long been referred to as the daddy of all slab-and-podium office blocks in the country, inspired by Lever House in New York, designed by Gollins Melvin Ward & Partners, and constructed between […]

  2. Clock Towers Shopping Centre

    Over 100,000 people visit Clock Towers Shopping Centre every week where there are more than 50 high street shopping outlets. Crest Lifts are currently modernizing one car park lift and installing three new passenger lifts. The project commenced in July 2016 and is expected to complete in June 2017. The client is Severn Capital and […]

  3. Virtus, Slough

    VIRTUS Data Centres, the UK’s fastest growing data centre provider, owns, designs, builds and operates the country’s most efficient and flexible data centres. They are currently completing such a facility in Slough. The facility comprises of approximately 10,800m2 net technical data centre space also offers over 1,800m2 of office space for customer use. Crest Lifts […]

  4. Burdett Road

    Canary Wharf Contractors have recently commenced construction of a major new housing development; 307 Burdett Road will be a 100% affordable housing scheme located on Limehouse Cut, East London. The block rises from 7 to 11 storeys along its south to north axis, fronting onto the canal offering 42 family units. Crest Lifts are due […]

  5. Bush House

    Crest Lifts modernised a three car group of passenger lifts at Bush House. The lifts are large capacity, weighing 3 tonnes each and travel at 2.5m/s with the latest gearless machines and control systems. The client for this project was a Japanese owned organisation and it was managed by Focus FM on behalf of JLL. […]

  6. New Bodleian Library

    Crest Lifts worked with MACE, to install 3 passenger lifts and 1 goods lift at The New Bodleian Library at Oxford University. We have installed 3 new passenger lifts with customised finishes to keep with the overall design scheme and 1 goods lift which was also made available for beneficial use by the construction company […]

  7. Ryder Court

    3 Lifts were fully modernised with new gearless machines, and complete overhaul of all electrical systems. This included new controllers and the replacement of all indicators. New lift cars were also installed as part of the overall refurbishment of the building. Each of the 3 lifts was replaced individually in order to ensure a satisfactory […]

  8. Ministry of Defence

    The Ministry of Defence requires high security and vetting which Crest Lifts have successfully complied with on a number of occasions. For this latest project we undertook work in four separate administrative offices on six lifts for the main contractor Carillion. During our modernisation work the buildings were all occupied so programming and scheduling of […]

  9. 18 St Swithins Lane

    18 St Swithin’s is a Grade A office building in the heart of central London on St Swithin’s Lane near to Cannon Street Station. The main contractor of this project is Interior Group who is working on behalf of Jones Lang LaSalle. The building has undergone a complete refurbishment It has been modernised with a […]

  10. Chobham House

    Chobham House underwent a complete refurbishment on behalf of its pension fund owners. The work was overseen by CBRE and the work involved the complete refurbishment of 2 lifts covering 8 floors.
We started work at Chobham House in June 2012, and completed in October 2012. The scope of the work included: New Controller Systems New […]

  11. Shell Headquarters

    On this project Shell employed us to safely remove and dispose of 4 escalators, whilst the building they were located in remained operational. We worked as a principal contractor under the CDM regulations. Shell work to the highest safety standards and expect their contractors to do likewise. In addition the environment in which we worked […]

  12. 27 Knightsbridge

    27 Knightsbridge is a prestigious Grade A office building located opposite Hyde Park tube station close to Park Lane in the centre of London. Our clients were the independent residential and commercial property consultancy Knight Frank. The lift consultants were Focus FM. We have undertaken two major projects at this building. The first project involved […]

  13. The Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn

    Crest Lifts have been employed at the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn since January 2006 after successfully submitting a tender, bidding against five other companies. In 2012 the lift maintenance contract was tendered again to achieve best value. Crest Lifts submitted a competitive price and have been appointed for a further five years. At Lincoln’s […]

  14. Parnell House

    Parnell House is a prestigious site located in the heart of London adjacent to Victoria train station. The building is multi tenanted, including such tenants such as Transport For London. At the time of modernisation the existing lifts were approximately 25 years old and becoming unreliable due to age and obsolescence. In conjunction with the […]

  15. 90 Chancery Lane

    90 Chancery Lane was a building requiring total refurbishment. As part of this works we were awarded the contract to provide a complete modernisation solution inclusive of DDA and car refurbishment to 3 existing 8 person 6 floor lifts plus the installation of 1 new 4 passenger DDA lift in a purpose built lift shaft. […]

  16. Selfridges, London

    Crest Lifts were appointed to design, manufacture and install retrofit low voltage energy efficient maintenance free LED lighting system, with a minimum 80,000 hour operating guarantee. The existing lighting comprised of a cold cathode high voltage (690V input into the cold cathode tube, and an operating current 60ma) commonly installed to new equipment by the […]

  17. Thames Water Authority

    Crest Lifts were appointed to carry out modernisation works to twenty lifts over ten sites within four months. The main lift control system was replaced along with a complete installation rewire, Car Operating Panels, Buttons, Car Handrails, Mirrors, infra-red door detection and modern bespoke LED lighting to the lift cars, ensuring compliance with the Disabled […]