Hoist UK is a leading supplier of lifting equipment and mechanical handling equipment to the entertainment industry.
As well as the extensive range of Verlinde theatre and stage equipment we also offer our own range of products and services and complement these products and an assortment of rigging items and loose tackle.
Our in house technical sales team will work with you to understand your requirements and provide quotations and the relevant information on the most appropriate and technically correct solution from our range standard products or bespoke solutions to suit your needs.
As well as supplying equipment our after sales and spare parts service is supported by Verlinde and we are able to provide advice and supply spare parts for current and the vast majority of past "off the shelf" models reducing down time and ultimately saving you money.
Our design, servicing and inspection services complete our product ranges, making Hoist UK the only supplier for all of your lifting and mechanical handling requirements.
A lifting solution to support raising, lowering and tracking three technical bridges up and down within the main theatre auditorium.
With a system such as this installed above an audience, safety was paramount. Each hoist has a very high safety factor and each carriage was fitted with an anti-collision system making it impossible for anyone, even the least experienced technician, to run a carriage into another carriage on the same track.
We also took into consideration the possibility that carriages could skew and lock on the running track so to mitigate this risk we fitted each carriage with articulated trolleys.READ MORE
After seeing a similar system that Hoist UK implemented for the Royal Shakespeare Company in action, the Warwick Arts Theatre had a similar brief of requirements for their project.
During the design and planning process it became apparent that it would not possible to site drill or weld in the roof void, and our engineers would need to design and manufacture a workable solution.READ MORE