PRA3 Document Published

EN81-1:1998+A3:2009 is now ratified and published standard. This is an update to the Safety rules for the construction and installation of lifts – Part 1: Electric Lifts.  The document was published in France in December 2009, and as a result, is considered live.  This amendment will become legally binding throughout Europe in 2011. Atwell International

New Office Hours

We have changed our opening hours to ensure we are more accessible to our customers. Atwell International will now be open at the following times: Monday to Thursday:- 08:30 – 17:30 Friday:- 08:30 – 16:30

Liftex Exhibition 2010

Atwell International will be appearing at the Liftex Exhibition at Excel in London.  The exhibition is on 12th & 13th May 2010.  We will be on stand A1, and will be exhibiting our new and existing products. Please see http://www.liftex.org.uk/ for more information on the Liftex Exhibition.

Safety Requirements for Construction and Installations of New Electric & Hydraulic Lifts – EN 81-1&2

In May, June and September 2008, a Task Force of the CEN Technical Committee 10 (TC10) met in order to discuss the revision of standards supporting the essential safety requirements of new lifts (revision of EN 81-1& 2 for electrical and hydraulic lifts). The ELCA technical expert accredited to participate to those Technical Committees was

Atwell International at Lift Milan 2008 – UPDATED

Atwell International will be attending LIFT Milan 2008: International Exhibition of Elevators, Components, Accessories, Trade Publications and Services. The show runs from 12th to 15th November 2008, and covers all trade categories in the lift industry: installation and maintenance firms, condominium administrators, planners and developers and technicians. Qualified international conferences will be held alongside the

Atwell International to host conference at Eastwood Park

Eastwood Park will be the location of Atwell International’s forthcoming conference that will provide all the latest information on the VGRB2 Rope Brake and Uncontrolled Movement Detector, and how it can benefit its users. This specialist centre provides a working environment, allowing Atwell International to carry out complete testing and demonstrations of products in situ.

Atwell International helps save Scarborough tourist attraction from closure

Atwell International have recently come to the rescue of a late 19th century tourist attraction in Scarborough. The famous South cliff lift at Scarborough is the oldest example of its kind in the UK and was sadly poised for closure following a report from HM Inspectorate of Mines who deemed the lift unsafe. The expertise

Atwell International win major contract with new VG Bi-directional Rope Brake

Atwell International has been tasked to provide 200 rope brakes for the Victoria Housing Association, Melbourne’s dedicated community housing department. With over 44 job sites across the Melbourne area, the project is set to last six months and will not only improve the lift system within many of the areas residential developments but also help

Worcester lift company scales new heights in export markets

A Worcester company that specialises in lift safety equipment is winning new business in countries as diverse as China and Australia, with help from UK Trade & Investment. Atwell International, of Ball Mill Top Business Park, Hallow, designs, manufactures and supplies standard and tailor made safety products for the lift industry. Established in 1996, Atwell