Safety and Accessibility in the Built Environment
Our modern built environment is almost inconceivable without lifts, escalators, lifting platforms and stairlifts. At the “top end” of high speed lifts, there’s continual research into solutions to move more people faster using less building space. This innovation heavily influences the world of standards where the primary focus is safety. The development of British and […]
LEIA announces new Presidential team
LEIA is pleased to announce its presidential team for 2019-2020. David Sharp of Schindler Lifts succeeds Warren Jenchner of Apex Lifts as President, David Warr of Titan Elevators is appointed Vice-President. Both appointments are effective 1 January 2019. David Sharp has been in the lift industry for 35 years and held various positions from apprentice […]
Registration opens for LIFTEX 2019
With the launch today of the new LIFTEX 2019 website, be one of the first to register to attend the UK’s only dedicated exhibition for the lift, escalator and access industry. Organised by the Lift and Escalator Industry Association and held every three years, LIFTEX features over 100 exhibitors showcasing the latest products and services […]
LEIA is the trade association and advisory body for the lift and escalator industry, formed in 1997 by the merging of two long-standing associations with a history dating back to 1932.
With a membership of 155 UK registered companies covering 85% of the lift and escalator industry, LEIA represents a single voice for the sector.
LEIA members supply passenger and goods/service lifts, stairlifts, homelifts, lifting platforms, escalators, passenger conveyors and a range of component parts for such products. LEIA members also undertake the maintenance of over 250,000 products falling within the scope of the Association.