Lift orders on the increase

Precast Concrete manufacturer, Longley Concrete has seen a significant increase in its orders for concrete lift shafts.

The lift shafts are manufactured at Longley’s Ireland plant and can be designed and manufactured for bespoke developments up to 6 storeys high. Current lift installation projects include DSP Construction, LNT Construction and Readie Construction.

Precast concrete lift shafts are quick to install, typically taking less than a day for delivery and installation. The lift shafts are manufactured off site to minimize disruption to the build programme.

Michael Longley, Managing Director commented “We manufacture and install lift shafts for a range of companies including care home and property developers as well as supermarkets and office buildings. Our precast concrete lift shafts are built off site and we can ship and install them anywhere in the UK.”

Longley Concrete Ltd is a family run, privately owned business founded by Charles Longley in 1947 as a local block manufacturer. The company has successfully expanded over the years and now offers a diverse range of precast concrete products, including Beam and Block floors, Hollowcore floors and Insulated Flooring Systems. In addition the company also manufactures and installs precast concrete staircases and landings, retaining walls and tanks.

With three manufacturing plants across the UK and Northern Ireland, Longley Concrete Ltd has the capacity to produce beam and block flooring for over 28,000 new homes a year* and boasts most of major contractors and house builders as its customers.

*Based on 80 l/m per house