Through Floor Lifts

Through floor lifts are designed to enhance accessibility, safety and convenience for anyone experiencing mobility issues. These innovative lifts are a crucial component of inclusive design as they aim to create environments that cater to people of all abilities.

At Fenston & Cromwell, we are committed to enhancing accessibility and improving the everyday lives of people with limited mobility. Our expertise lies in providing bespoke through floor lifts designed to meet the unique needs of our clients. We understand that every individual and space is unique, which is why our engineers work closely with our clients to assess their specific requirements and preferences. From the initial consultation to installation and ongoing support, we prioritise a personalised approach to providing through floor lift solutions that work.

Discover How a Through Floor Home Lift Can Make Your Everyday Life Easier

Also known as a vertical platform lift or home elevator, a through floor lift is a mobility device designed to provide vertical transportation between different floors of a building. Unlike traditional lifts that require a dedicated shaft, the through floor lift is compact and can be installed directly through the floor, connecting two levels.

Through floor lifts are especially beneficial for anyone facing mobility challenges as they enable them to move effortlessly between floors within their homes or other buildings. They are available in various designs, including enclosed cabins and open platforms, and are equipped with safety features to ensure a secure and convenient means of transportation. Furthermore, they are also an inclusive way of creating accessible spaces without the need for extensive structural modifications.

Increased accessibility and independence

As through floor lifts allow people with mobility issues to move independently between different levels of a building, they foster a sense of independence, giving users the opportunity to navigate their homes or public spaces without needing assistance from friends or family.

Enhanced quality of life

A through floor lift will significantly improve the quality of life for anyone with limited mobility. By facilitating easy and efficient vertical movement, this lift enables users to access all areas of their home or workplace, promoting a more inclusive and fulfilling lifestyle.

Safety and comfort

Another benefit of through floor lifts is that they incorporate safety features to ensure a secure and comfortable user experience. This includes non-slip surfaces, emergency stop buttons and reliable locking mechanisms, providing users with peace of mind as they move around their property.

Aesthetic integration

Through floor lifts can be seamlessly integrated into the design of a building, thus maintaining its aesthetic appeal. Moreover, the modern incarnations often come with customisable finishes and options so they will blend harmoniously with the surrounding environment.

User-friendly operation

This particular type of lift is designed to be user-friendly, with simple controls and intuitive operation. This makes them accessible to a wide range of users, including those with varying levels of physical ability.

Explore Our Extensive Range of Through Floor Lifts

As an authorised dealer for Aritco, we proudly present our exclusive range of through floor lift solutions.

Aritco HomeLift

Designed with homeowners in mind, the Aritco HomeLift offers a practical solution for your mobility needs. This state-of-the-art through floor lift is extremely space-efficient and features a DesignWall, setting it apart from similar products on the market. With the HomeLift, you can be confident that every square metre of space will be used efficiently.

Aritco HomeLift Compact

The Aritco HomeLift Compact is one of the smallest residential lifts on the UK market today, combining functionality and cutting-edge design to provide a reliable lift solution. Equipped with Aritco’s patented drive system, the HomeLift Compact underscores our commitment to providing our customers with a residential lift that is perfect for their homes.

Aritco HomeLift Access

Designed to accommodate up to five people, the Aritco HomeLift Access is ideal for larger properties that require increased wheelchair accessibility. It is equipped with SmartLift technology, a patented SmartSafety system, and a reliable screw-and-nut drive mechanism to ensure maximum passenger safety and convenience. As the HomeLift Access is also a highly customisable through floor lift solution, it will always be able to meet our clients’ practical and aesthetic needs.

Aritco PublicLift Access

Featuring a sleek design and advanced functionalities, the Aritco PublicLift Access is a sought-after through floor lift in the UK. It complies with the highest UK and European safety standards to provide increased mobility and inclusivity in all public and commercial spaces.

Aritco PublicLift Cabin

Perfect for demanding environments, the Aritco PublicLift Cabin boasts an energy-efficient traction drive and fully automatic telescopic doors to ensure optimum reliability and user safety. It offers the familiar feel of a passenger lift but without the need to create space for a machine room or deep fit.

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Factors to Consider When Choosing a Through Floor Lift

When choosing a through floor lift, it is important to consider a number of factors to ensure it will satisfy your individual needs.

Assessment of needs

Firstly, you need to conduct a thorough assessment of the user’s mobility requirements, considering factors such as weight capacity, space constraints and specific accessibility needs.

Space and design

Evaluate the available space in your property. Through floor lifts come in various designs, including enclosed cabins and open platforms, so it is imperative that you choose a lift that will align with the aesthetics of the space and match your preferences.

Safety features

Your through floor lift should always come with comprehensive safety features, such as emergency stop buttons, non-slip surfaces and reliable locking mechanisms. Remember to ensure it complies with the relevant safety standards.

Customisation options

You may wish to consider a lift that offers customisation options to satisfy your individual preferences. This could include finishes, materials and other design elements so the lift will integrate seamlessly into the surrounding environment.

Ease of use

Opt for a through floor lift with user-friendly controls and an intuitive operation. The controls should be accessible and easy to operate for individuals with varying levels of physical ability.

Installation requirements

Assess the installation requirements and ensure your through floor lift is compatible with the structural characteristics of the building. Some residential lifts may require minimal construction work, while others may need more extensive modifications.


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As one of Aritco UK’s Technicians, I often work with Fenston and Cromwell and I really rate them. They’re highly professional with top quality products and always deliver a great level of customer service.



Couldn’t be happier with the whole experience. Excellent quality and great service from start to finish.


Frequently Asked Questions

We can deliver the lift six weeks after ordering and install it within one to three days.

This will depend on the size and scale of the project. Installing a through-floor lift usually requires a standard building notice application, which we can quickly arrange for you.

The cost will depend on a variety of factors, including the lift size and type and any additional customisations you wish to add. Do not hesitate to get in touch with one of our team for more information.

Yes, we do. Our engineers are on hand 24/7 to provide support, lift repairs and maintenance.

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