The Medway Safety Lift Company

The Medway Safety Lift Company was a small lift company in medway from 1878. They made lifts until 1925 when they were taken over by J&E Hall.



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J & E Hall

J & E Hall were a large company that normally made many things including refrigerators, buses, and custom metal items.


Here is a 1912 J&E Hall bus






In 1918 - 1922 J&E Hall built a village for their workers, called "Hallford"









J&E Hall took over the Medway Safety Lift Company and started making lifts in 1925. J & E Hall made lifts until 1968 when they sold the lift section of the company to Otis. J&E Hall also made paternosters!








Abandoned J&E Hall lift at Swanley station








Today J&E Hall only make refrigeration units





Further reading
http://www.dartfordarchive.org.uk/technology/engin_hall_lifts.shtml



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