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Ideal Lifts Range


The Ideal Solution

Ideal Lifts Limited specialise in the installation of passenger lifts designed for offsite construction and other Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), as well as traditional build projects we provide complete solutions which include our innovative Ideal Lifts Frame System.

At Ideal Lifts Limited we pride ourselves on our straight forward and friendly approach combined with innovation and excellent customer service. Established in 2003, we have many years’ experience in the lift industry, with people who want to ‘do things differently’.

Frame mounted (OFFSITE) lifts benefit from:
  • Speeds up construction to deliver the project earlier to the market
  • Removes reliance on expensive skilled labour on site
  • Cost certainty with no waste
  • Very light weight compared to heavy concrete shafts vastly reducing foundation costs
  • Ideal lift frame includes for everything required for lift installation, all lifting beams, pit ladder and does not require scaffolding, building in of specialist inserts along with many other benefits
  • Enables our clients to provide a much-simplified lift shaft which is designed for OFFSITE manufacture, with fire lining that can be completed prior to site assembly, no on site cutting and patching required
  • Requiring no landing rebates, simplifying construction on and OFFSITE maintaining full fire integrity
All frame mounted and masonry lift installations benefit from:
  • Smallest most compact overall lift footprints in the industry
  • One delivery, reduces site journeys for improved air quality and lower environmental impact
  • Full range of CAD designs available
  • Full range of standard & contemporary lift finishes and options
  • Alternative options including single phase power supply
  • All new automatic remote monitoring (ARM) system, enabling “app based” monitoring OFFSITE

Ideal Lifts specialise in offsite passenger lift solutions for modern methods of construction (MMC) including timber frame, light gauge steel (LGS) and modular methods of building.

The Ideal Lifts Frame System is an innovative stand-alone structure that negates the need for traditional concrete lift shaft construction. Smarter than traditional construction, its unique design ensures that that only a standard lift shaft is required. We understand about build time and budget, which is why our aim is to offer cost effective and time reducing solutions.

By engaging with Ideal Lifts early in the design process you will benefit from our expert technical design experience to ensure you get the best fit passenger lift to meet your needs. We offer additional options for your choice of design finishes or technical capabilities available to suit your specific passenger lift requirements.

Our passenger lifts range are suitable for a variety of applications, with experience in all sectors including special expertise in residential and new build apartments, student accommodation and group care homes, we are here to work with you for all your passenger lift requirements.


Our Models

A range of car sizes and door configurations from single entry to through-car and adjacent openings are available across the range. EN81-71 Vandal-resistant and EN81-72 fire-fighting specifications are also available, further enhancing the breadth and design capacity of the range.


The IL2 hybrid design offers much of the functionality of a conventional passenger lift, with a fully enclosed cabin and automatic ‘one touch’ controls. The IL2 is designed to fit in only a 150mm pit and 2800mm headroom. In keeping with EN81-41 the IL2 has a drive system designed for low use where speed is not an issue.


The IL3 Eco-Drive motor room-less (MRL) gearless traction drive passenger lift is ideal for low or medium rise buildings and for moderate use. It’s a perfect cost-effective and energy efficient solution for your project. With an ever increasing demand to reduce energy use, our Eco-Drive passenger lifts use 35% less electricity than conventional traction lifts and can achieve two BREEAM credits. A fully compliant EN81-71, Category 1, Vandal Resistant lift is available in this model.


The IL4 passenger lift range is for larger buildings and busy environments – to carry people higher and faster. Fitted with a premium variable speed motor room-less (MRL) gearless traction drive, and can achieve 2 BREEAM credits. Our IL4 passenger lifts offer safety, reliability and choice in equal measures. A fully compliant EN81-71, Category 1, Vandal Resistant lift is available in this model.
Click on the link below to see the benefits of the IL3 Eco-Drive


Essential Car

Our most popular choice of finish.  The essential car is robust yet stylish and being of standard design is our cost effective choice.


Internal Car Design

Side and Back WallSatin steel lacquered effect
Front Wall Panel and HeaderSatin stainless steel
Control ConsoleSatin stainless steel
Car DoorsSatin stainless steel
HandrailSatin stainless steel
CeilingWhite with LED down-lighters
FloorRecessed for finishing by others or grey anti slip floor by Ideal Lifts
MirrorHalf height and full width to rear wall
Digital Displays and Button IlluminationLCD Mini

Click on the link below to see a 360 degree video of the internal car design



Why Choose Ideal Lifts?

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Fast Track Programme

Need a lift in a hurry? With pre-manufactured passenger lifts the Ideal Lifts Fast Track Programme allows you to reduce lead times. Contact our Commercial Team to discuss your needs.


We continuously strive to improve, incorporating new technologies to bring our customers better products and services which meet their diverse needs.


With over 300 years combined experienced in the lift industry our team can assist with all aspects of lift design, installation, testing, servicing and maintenance.

Customer Service

We pride ourselves on a straight forward, friendly and professional approach combined with excellent customer service, at Ideal Lifts we believe in going that extra mile for our customers.


An extensive choice of solutions for a varied scope of applications including residential, care homes, education, commercial, retail and leisure. With a range of quality and contemporary finishes available our customers are able to combine style, colour and material choices to suit their building style.

Quality Products and Services

We source from approved suppliers to provide complete frame and wall mounted passenger lift solutions. Our procurement strength ensures the process is efficient for our customers. Our service capability includes installation, commissioning and servicing including training of client personnel if required.

Safety and Compliance

With an excellent history in safety, supported by our individual project reviews to ensure safe systems of work are implemented at all times protecting both our staff and clients. All our products are of high quality, safe and reliable. They comply with current Statutory Regulations, (including European Standards) and those covering Health and Safety (H&S), and Construction Design and Management (CDM).

Partnering Approach

People are the core of our business, and we believe in the value of collaborative relationships. At Ideal Lifts, we pride ourselves on offering a partnership approach in which we view ourselves as part of the build team rather than an external supplier. We appreciate the benefits of long-term supplier relationships, helping our customers to reduce overall costs, increasing efficiency and communication, reducing pricing volatility and supply chain consolidation.

Project Portfolio