The thought of being shut in a lift is not a happy prospect for
anyone – but Tower Hamlets Homes is making sure that anyone who
finds themselves stranded in any one of our 338 lifts
knows exactly what to do.
We’ve fitted every lift with new signage displaying the new
emergency phone number to call should you need assistance. New
lifts have a phone link to our call centre and lift
The changes have been prompted by the London
Fire Brigade’s announcement that they will be reducing the number
of lift trappings they will attend, encouraging landlords to make
their own arrangements to release people shut in faulty lifts.