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What is the status of the Lift Project?


Project Status - Progressing - Updated 14th June 2022

Date Status
February 2022 Investigated "Platform Stair" lift models and requested quotes
April 6th The Leadership Team decided on a recommended Platform Lift Model, and agreed to push forward and arrange for someone to deal with the Kingston Council regarding the process.
April 20th Engaged "Plans 2 Construct" (P2C) company to deal with paperwork and logistics regarding amended plans from "shaft" lift to "Platform Stair" lift.
April 28th Amended planning.applications submitted to Kingston Council by P2C. (Application acknowledged by council on May 3rd)
May 9th Site inspection by lift company and P2C. Lift company says there is nothing out of the ordinary and installation would be standard.
May 15

We have now obtained amended planning permit and endorsed plans for the stair lift.

June 14 Obtaining technical drawings of chosen lift model, for engineering sertification
  • Engage P2C engineer and have the building certified for the proposed lift to be installed, using the provided technical drawings.
  • If building is suitable, get a quote to provide for electrical requirements.
  • Review access and aggress plans requiremen.
  • Install tactile surface indicators on stairs.
  • Query fire system – its unlikely anything required ther.
  • Once estimated cost of works was know we could obtain building permit cost
(Early July?) ETA for council approval.
Hope to place order for required model (from Italy)
(November 2022?)

Installation? - Manufacture and Delivery will take 16-20 Weeks

Lift Model Selected!

We have selected the Omega Lift from Savaria


  • takes a wheelchair if needed
  • has a fold-down seat, for others
  • safety bars and safety features to Australian standards
  • goes around corners
  • folds up when not in use

This lift will take a wheelchair and has a fold-down seat for ambulant folk who simply have trouble with stairs.

A few more photos