Wheelchair platform lift offers railway museum access for all

  • 17 Apr 2015

Stannah Lowriser wheelchair platform lift brings step-free access to platform level

Stannah Lowriser 2.0 wheelchair platform lift at National Railway Museum in York

Parallel to a flight of eight steps, this simple, low-rise wheelchair lift plays a vital role in a comprehensive access arsenal that caters for a visitor footfall of circa 1 million per year – and rising. 

Independent Project Manager, Alan Brockington specified The Stannah Lowriser after he had specified other Stannah lift products on numerous projects. “They have an established, reliable reputation and the installations have been trouble-free on all occasions.”

The Lowriser travels 1548mm between Courtyard and platform levels. The external lift offers through-entry with an in-built ramp for easy access and simple controls. Easy to install, the Lowriser platform lift does not require a pit and has a roomy 800mm x 1460mm platform for

Optimum user manoeuvrability and comfort

Mark Knibbs, Science Museum Group Catering Manager, parent company to the National Railway Museum: “Access for all is key to our operation and our Stannah Lowriser is a premium piece of rolling stock, helping everyone experience the opulence and culinary excellence reminiscent of luxury European train travel in a venue celebrating the story of rail transport in Britain and its impact on society.”

Meeting the requirements of the Equality Act 2010

Installing, owning and operating the Stannah Lowriser access lift helps the NRM owners meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010, with the added reassurance of continued lift maintenance by the North and North East branch of Stannah Lifts Services, part of a nationwide network providing comprehensive lift servicing and support, whatever the make of lift.

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

Phone: 01264 343777
Fax: 01264 337942

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