Hydraulic Lift Modernisation in Library

A prestigious Library complex needs an efficient reliable lift. Hydratec were asked to provide a solution to replace the existing Bucher Orion Alpha accumulator system, ensuring maximum energy saving whilst retaining the existing lift jacks. As the existing controller was expected to be retained, we opted for the Bucher Supercap system. The Supercap system installed […]

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Three-Storey Lift Modernisation. Kensington, London

Typical three storey buildings in Kensington similar to the one recently being refurbished.

Situated close to Kensington High Street and in a premium residential property, Hydratec were contracted to undertake the modernisation of a three-storey MRL hydraulic passenger lift. The residential property under new ownership was undergoing a full refurbishment programme which included replacing a longstanding out of service lift. Working with the primary lift contactor, Hydratec were […]

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Lift Modernisation Essex

Over the past years, there has been a significant amount of non-resident managed retirement homes being built. So when lifts become unreliable, they present a real problem for residents, facility managers and service organisations alike. This was exactly the case for a two-storey, 17 apartment retirement home in Essex, where the property managers decided it […]

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Five-storey Lift Modernisation Tunbridge Wells

Housing associations and authorities that own or manage lifts in multiple occupation (HMO) buildings, particularly those with a diverse range of needs, require lifts to perform safety and reliably each and every time they are used. This was not the case for a hydraulic lift, installed in a five-storey attendant supported accommodation based hostel in […]

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Two-storey Lift Modernisation Kent

Situated in one of Tunbridge Wells’ strikingly earlier developments, of one of Kent’s original post office buildings, the residents of one of the residential properties in the Post Office Square were experiencing reliability issues with their lift. The original failing lift was installed during the period of the building’s re-development in early 2000’s and served […]

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Rams Full Replacement at Public Building: Hydratec Ecosmart+™


Following on from other successful Hydratec smart™ lift modernisations in the same sector, Hydratec was awarded the contract to undertake a full modernisation of the passenger lift located at one of the Government’s public three-storey buildings in Hull. Hydratec’s contract for this project was agreed with the primary lift service provider and required detailed estimating […]

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