Lift and Escalator Solutions

‘Solving your problems in Vertical Transport’







Alan Groves

Has in excess of thirty five years experience in the unique and complex industry of lifts and escalators. Originally as an installation engineer/technician he has developed his understanding of the industry and move into management, design and consultancy. 

As a project engineer and manager he has completed projects from design conception to commissioning and has delivered both short and long term installations.


Most recent work includes;

Technical support for the development of the new ‘Transport for London’ Escalator standard and tender specification (as Crossrail’s L&E Engineer);

Technical support for the Network Rail Machine Room Less(RML) Standard (as Crossrail’s L&E Engineer);

Standards and specifications for Crossrail;

L&E Technical Advisor to Atkins to assist in obtaining a concession for settlement and movement of escalators from London Underground;

Design and specification for Network Rail ‘Step Free Access’ programme for Mouchel Parkman;

Traffic analysis and design for the Lagoon Project (Abu Dhabi);

Design, traffic analysis and specification for the Abu Dhabi New Court Complex;

Design and specification for the Edinburgh Airport Rail Link;

Vertical Transportation Requirements for Tottenham Court Road Station Upgrade works.


For full CV please click here


Programmes Used


‘Elevate’ for traffic analysis

‘Lift Designer’ for Lift and Escalator Layouts

‘Powerpoint’ for presentations





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