CIBSE Lifts Group

Lift Academy

Routes to Professional Membership



Further information regarding CIBSE membership can be found here.




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System of the ISO 8100 to ISO 8105 series of standards

Status of EN standards for lifts towards 31 August 2017

Forum on Standards and Mobilty Scooter presentation Manchester 7 June 2016

Could LOLER become a danger to persons? 11 Feb 2013

Traffic Analysis and Simulation Open Forum September Report 2013

Strepy Thieu Boat Lifts Michael Bottomley 5 Feb 2013

The Real Cost of Lift Maintenance John Bentley 5 Feb 2013

New Standards 5th March 2012 - Video Presentations

HSE presentation The new health and safety framework Feb 2012

Traffic Analysis and Simulation Open Forum Report March 2011

16 March 2004 LG1 Review Committee

Autumn 03 flyer
Uppeak Newsletter January 2003

Summary-factory-tour November 2001

Annual Seminar 2007 Speaker Abstracts and Slides

Annual Seminar 2008 Speaker Slides

Lift Academy Annual Report 2008

Annual Seminar 2009 Speaker Slides

Traffic Analysis and Simulation Open Forum Report May 2007


Feature articles


Water Hydraulic Lift
Mr David Cooper

Towards low carbon lifts
Dr-Eur.Ing. Gina Barney

Energy Models for Lifts
Dr-Eur.Ing. Gina Barney

Barney on Energy Efficiency of Lifts
Dr-Eur.Ing. Gina Barney

Lifts and The Quest for Space
Mr Adam Scott

Make Mine a Double
Mr Simon Russett

Double Deck Elevators - A Real Solution?
Mr Simon Russett

Project Review - 125 Old Broad Street
Mr Simon Russett

The Effects of water ingress into fire fighting elevator shafts
Mr Simon Russett

Elevator Shaft Ventilation
Mr Simon Russett

That's Another Fine Mess
Mr Simon Russett

Manchester Central Library & Town Hall Project, Featuring; Vertical Circulation Core Scenic Elevators

John Bentley

Lift & Escalator Symposium


Past papers and video presentations from previous Lift and Escalator Symposiums can be found here.

Other Resources