Lift Consultancy Services

Our lift consultancy services engineers can offer professional detailed and impartial advice on your lift installation without a lot of technical jargon.

The very best consultancy service to suit your needs

We pride ourselves in being able to provide, in support of our clients and our team of lift engineering experts, impartial advice and cost-effective solutions to problems with all types of lifts and escalators.


When should I use these services?


• If your lift is becoming troublesome or you are not satisfied with the service provided by your maintenance contractor.


• For independent inspections of new or refurbished lift installations prior to acceptance from the lift contractor and just prior to the end of the defect liability period.


• To regularly monitor the condition of your lift installation at various points during its life.


• To independently manage refurbishment or renewal projects of your lift installations.


• To train personnel to carry out safe passenger release from lifts in the event of a trap-in.


• If you require technical expertise to assist in the management of your lift installations.

Types of services offered


We offer a wide range of standard services and we can tailor bespoke services to suit our clients’ needs.

Lift Passenger Release Training

Lift Passenger Release Training is carried out at clients’ locations to train personnel on the release of trapped passengers. This service can be done on all types of lifts and platform lifts.

Lift Passenger Release Risk Assessment

Lift Passenger Release Risk Assessment highlight all risks that personnel carrying out lift passenger release will be exposed to and provide risk levels together with control measures and recommendations.

Maintenance Audits

Maintenance Audits look at the quality of maintenance and performance of in-service lifts. The inspection will focus on: 1 Housekeeping 2 Lubrication 3 Adjustment 4 Repair & Renewal

Full Condition Surveys

Full Condition Surveys cover all areas of the lift, looking at the background of the installation, suitability of the lift for the location and operating environment, equipment disposition, maintenance deficiencies, performance and health and safety. The report will conclude with recommendations to improve or refurbish the lift installation.

Pre-handover Inspections

Pre-handover Inspections survey new or refurbished lift installations to ensure that work has been carried out to specification, standards and a satisfactory standard of workmanship, prior to the lift installation being accepted from the lift contractor.

Witness Test & Snagging Inspections

Witness Test & Snagging Inspections take place during the final testing of a lift installation; all safety critical tests are witnessed and a snagging report of all outstanding items that require attention before the lift can go into service is produced.

End of Defect Liability Inspections

End of Defect Liability Inspections survey a new or refurbished lift installation just prior to the end of its defect liability period. This will ascertain whether the lift has been maintained correctly during this period and that there are no outstanding items that need to be addressed by the lift contractor under the defect liability.

Project Management of Lift Refurbishment

Project Management of Lift Refurbishment or Renewal includes an initial independent inspection to ascertain the level of work required, writing of specification, tender analysis, site progress and health & safety checks during installation work, liaison with lift contractor, witness testing and snagging on completion of work and the issue of a completion certificate when all work has been carried out satisfactorily.

Maintenance Management

Maintenance Management oversees the day to day management of lift installations, including maintenance audits, analysis of thorough examination reports (LOLER 98), checking breakdown and repair invoices and ensuring repairs have been carried out correctly, monitoring breakdowns and problematic lifts, ensuring health and safety work is up to date, obtaining quotations for repair work, budgeting and meeting with the lift contractor.

Over 20 years combined experience in the industry

How TLS can help

TLS can offer Lift Consultancy Services through our experienced in-house lift and escalator Engineer Surveyors under the control of our highly experienced Lift Standards Engineer. Bespoke services can also be offered to suit our clients’ needs. Please contact us and we would be pleased to discuss how we can help you.