New Stannah Piccolo low-speed passenger lift solution for care home

  • 27 Sep 2016

New Piccolo low-speed Machinery Directive platform lift that functions as a passenger lift and ideal for ‘tight-squeeze’ locations

stannah-4The new hydraulic Piccolo low-speed lift functions and looks the same as a passenger lift, with sliding doors, a fully automatic cabin and landing controls, but it is a Machinery Directive platform lift due to its smooth, 0.15 m/s speed. Simple wall mounted construction also means it does not require a pit or much of an overrun so ideal for ‘tight-squeeze’ locations.

Passenger lift for supported living

Stannah’s new low-speed passenger lift s was the right solution for the The Pines residential care home, a new supported living service for adults with physical and learning disabilities in Tunbridge Wells. Simple wall mounted construction means it does not require a pit or much of an overrun

The lift features a half-height rear mirror, handrail, grid ceiling and non-slip stud floor. Safety and an emergency telephone connection on the platform with klaxon back-up.

The Pines benefits from the Piccolo’s low power consumption and high performance, making it cost efficient to run and helps meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010.

Piccolo lift is covered by Stannah’s comprehensive lift service plan

David Callin, Associate Director, Cowan Architects, specialists in healthcare and inclusive environments that designed the scheme): “The Piccolo specification was a perfect match for the demands of this project. Its simplicity of construction means it does not require a pit or much of an overrun, making it a very cost-effective solution, and the single-press controls are ideal for the user group. Add to this Stannah’s reputation and aftercare service, and the Piccolo was the ideal fit.”

Link to the Picollo residential care home Case Study

More about the Piccolo low speed passenger lift

Download the Piccolo product brochure

Stannah,
Watt Close,
East Portway,
Andover,
Hampshire,
SP10 3SD,
United Kingdom

Phone: 01264 343777
Fax: 01264 337942

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